Zócalo Central Hotel
The Zócalo Hotel is a stunning building from the 1890s. With many of its rooms and suites looking out directly onto Mexico City’s main square which is also the second largest square in the world, the Plaza de la Constitución (Zócalo), the Zócalo Central hotel is perfectly located in the heart of the Historic Center.
Address & telephone number: Zócalo Central Hotel, 5 de Mayo 61, Ejido del Centro, Mexico, Mexico City, +52 55 5130 5138
Gran Hotel Cuidad De México
This five-star hotel has proved popular with many a tourist, with its historic architecture which brings the atmosphere of the Historic Center right into the impressive building. Located in the Zócalo, many of the city’s other main attractions are within walking distance. However, it is the hotel’s rooftop bar and restaurant which are the highlight, as they give a stunning panoramic view of the city center. The Gran Hotel offers three restaurants, each of which serve traditional national cuisine to complete the Mexican experience.
Address & telephone number: Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico, Avenida 16 de Septiembre No. 82, Centro, Mexico City, Mexico, +52 55 1083 7700
Hotel de Cortés
Hotel de Cortés is a luxury boutique hotel, within a building which dates back to 1620. It is located opposite Mexico City’s oldest park, Alameda Central, and is close to many central historical landmarks. Views of the Alameda Central can be seen from the hotel’s bar and lounge, where there is an excellent selection of martinis and cocktails as well as a sushi bar and tapas, whilst the restaurant offers Mediterranean cuisine. Hotel de Cortés prides itself on its contemporary style and professionalism, which mirror its elegance and sophistication.
Address & telephone number: Hotel de Cortés, Av. Hidalgo 85, Centro Histórico, Mexico City, Mexico, +52 55 5518 2181
The Hotel Isabel is an attractive and convenient hotel, just a short walk away from the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Zócalo. With a colorful central courtyard and columns, this hotel has a folkloric Mexican essence about it. The restaurant offers good, satisfying meals; however, the bar is what adds a special touch to the hotel. It is very lively, full of friendly locals and is popular with local groups and bands that perform and share their music there. The staff at the hotel is friendly and helpful, the rooms are clean and some even have a balcony, perfect to enjoy the cool Mexican twilight.
Address & telephone number: Hotel Isabel, Isabel la Católica 63, Cuauhtémoc, Centro Histórico, Mexico City, Mexico, +52 55 5518 1213