Discover the Best Vacation Rental Apartments in Mexico City

Feel at home in Mexico City in an apartment like this one in central La Condesa
Feel at home in Mexico City in an apartment like this one in central La Condesa | Courtesy of Hip and Cozy 2br Apt in the Heart of Condesa / Expedia
Emilie Hall

You could spend years in Mexico’s cosmopolitan capital and not run out of things to do. The global hub heaves with history – where else do Aztec ruins nestle next to contemporary art galleries? – its parks pulse with life and every corner sparkles with culture. And don’t forget the food, shopping and street art. Check into one of these stylish vacation rentals to start making memories in mind-boggling Mexico City.

1. Felix Boutique Apartments by Viadora


A contemporary rooftop patio with built in barbecue and chic dining and lounge areas at Felix Boutique Apartments by Viadora
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Homely conveniences and hotel-like amenities make this boutique vacation apartment in Mexico City comfortable yet luxurious. In-suite minibars are convenient for mixing evening cocktails, perfect for sipping on the rooftop terrace. Share park views with your friends in the three-bedroom units or savor city views with your pooch in the pet-friendly studio suite. The fitness center on-site is convenient, but there’s no substitute for a brisk walk in nearby Mexico Park or a long stroll down the grand avenue of Paseo de la Reforma.

2. MX Grand Suites


A modern twin bedroom with private garden-view balcony at MX Grand Suites
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Explore the heart of Mexico City from your vacation rental in the Reforma neighborhood. This suite feels like home: a small kitchen, laundry facilities, a fitness center and dining area cater to all of your daily needs. Concierge services, as well as luggage storage for overpackers, are great bonus perks. A 10-minute walk will take you to Chapultepec Park; a stroll in the opposite direction will send you to the city’s historic center where tacos al pastor (tasoc with spit-cooked pork) and tlayudas (corn tortillas covered with refried beans and other toppings) are aplenty.

3. Sonder at Icon Condesa


A large bed with suede headboard against a softly orange-hued wall in a spacious bedroom at Sonder at Icon Condesa
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The city views from these two bedroom vacation rental apartments, in the trendy La Condesa neighborhood, put Mexico City at your fingertips. Full kitchens, an outdoor swimming pool and fitness facilities provide a preview of what living in Mexico City is like. Wake up with the city every morning with fresh coffee on the balcony. Plan a day outdoors and marvel at the Castillo de Chapultepec in its namesake park. Museums, the zoo, botanical gardens and more also call this massive greenspace home.

4. Hip And Cozy 2br Apt In The Heart Of Condesa


A contemporary bedroom with large bed and macrame wall hanging and a walk-in closet.
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Fall in love with Mexico City’s hip La Condesa neighborhood in this two-bedroom vacation rental. From the kitchen to the bathroom, trendy decor dresses each room in style. This apartment has enough extra square footage to keep you and three others comfortable yet cozy. Step outside and explore the tree-lined streets that are lined with art deco buildings and mansions. You’re never more than a few minutes away from buzzing cafes, booming clubs and cosmopolitan bars that’ll keep you entertained all day.

5. Apartment Downtown 1106


City views seen from the window seat in Apartment Downtown 1106
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This downtown vacation rental in Mexico city’s historic center has a king-size bed, two single sofa beds, a fully equipped kitchen and a light-filled living area with cushioned window seats so that you can look out onto the leafy Alameda Central park and its ornate fountains. The building also has a gym, though you can get your steps in by strolling the city’s monument-dotted main artery, Paseo de la Reforma, just a block away.

6. The Local Way, Polanco, Residencial Carso


A contemporary dining room and lounge beyond is furnished with modern design furniture and has expansive views over Mexico City.
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Touches such as a pink upholstered headboard, coffee-table tomes and brass sconces imbue this Polanco one-bedroom pad for two with plenty of character. There’s a sleek glass desk for catching up on emails, though you’ll struggle not to get distracted by the views from the floor-to-ceiling windows or the Netflix-ready TV. The Soumaya Museum, home to Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s incredible art collection – Picassos, Renoirs, Van Goghs and many more – is only a few steps away.

7. The Local Way, Roma, Vintage Highlights


An outdoor seating arrangement under a parasol on a terracotta tiled roof terrace dotted with numerous potted plants.
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Once owned by a talented local photographer, this artfully arranged two-bedroom vacation rental in Mexico City’s upscale Roma district is sure to bring out the budding artist in you and your travel companions. The building itself is beautiful – the blue colonial edifice hides a peaceful inner courtyard. And, if you’re inspired by your home-away-from-home’s vintage treasures, you can hunt for your own in the exclusive boutiques or seek inspiration from the street art in this hipster enclave – but hurry home for sunset cocktails on your private rooftop garden.

8. AR218


The side of a luxurious bed and its reclaimed wood side table with glass-based lamp and potted plant on top.
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A sleek and design-forward aparthotel, AR218 lies in the super-stylish Condesa neighborhood. Design lovers will appreciate the lobby’s talavera tiles, the clean lines in the industrial-inspired lofts and the moody monochrome palette. Each double bedroom has crisp Ralph Lauren sheets, a pillow-top mattress and a marble-clad bathroom with a rainfall shower. If that’s not enough to satisfy your lust for luxury, then upgrade to a king-size suite for a furnished terrace with umbrellas and greenery. There’s also a Starbucks on hand to provide your morning pick-me-up.

9. Coziest Studio in Condesa


Coziest Studio in Condesa
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The tree-lined streets of the highly sought-after Hipodromo neighborhood in Condesa are home to new-wave vegan cafes, coffee shops and concept stores. Explore them all from this studio vacation rental in Mexico City that’s kitted out with a bar cart, kitchenette and cozy living room. Best of all is the bright rooftop terrace that boasts a colorful mural, barbecue and table for two under the stars.

10. Cozy and Hip Roma Apartment With Two Private Terraces


Cosy & Hip Roma Apartment With 2 Private Terraces!
Courtesy of Cozy and Hip Roma Apartment With Two Private Terraces / Expedia

Gather your three best travel buddies – this loft-style apartment in party-ready Roma has two bedrooms, each with an ensuite and a tropical, furnished terrace (one even has a macramé hammock for afternoon naps). Inside, the walls feature bold textiles, statement mirrors and framed photographs – and there’s a dining table with plenty of elbow room. After bouncing from taqueria (taco restaurant) to cerveceria (brewery) to mezcaleria (agave liquor house) retreat to your air-conditioned sanctuary, crawl into your soft double bed and sleep it off.

Nick Dauk contributed additional reporting to this article.

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