Nima Local House Hotel

Mexico City, Mexico

At a Glance

  • With just four bedrooms, Nima Local House Hotel soon feels like home, aided by the personalised and attentive service from the staff

  • Tastefully decorated rooms boast Nespresso machines, elegant bathrooms, luxurious bed linens and cloud-like beds

  • The rooftop terrace is an ideal spot for a relaxing drink from the honesty bar after a day of sightseeing

  • Situated in the trendy Roma neighbourhood, the hotel is close to many of the city’s best restaurants, galleries and boutiques

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At this altitude (2240m above sea level), Mexico City rarely gets too hot therefore can be enjoyed at any time of year. The hotter months of May and June, and the rainy season (June-September), when the capital experiences a downpour most afternoons may want to be avoided. Pollution is in maximum effect in the hot, dry season of spring, from late February to early May. Busy times include the MACO Contemporary Arts Festival (April), the Pride march (late June), the Cake Festival (August) and Fashion Week (October).

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Description

A boutique four-bedroom property in the cool and quirky Roma Norte neighbourhood of Mexico City, Nima Local House Hotel is a welcoming, stylish home-from-home hidden behind an unsigned door in a historic French-style house.

With just four bedrooms, Nima Local House Hotel soon feels like home, from the welcome drink on arrival to the honesty bar and the rooftop terrace. The bars, restaurants and galleries of the trendy Roma and Condesa neighbourhoods are on the doorstep, with knowledgeable staff on hand to make personalised suggestions and recommendations.  

The rooms are elegantly furnished, with a decor inspired by former residents that combines modern flourishes and classic French style to create a refined retreat. The private bathrooms are sleek and graceful, while home comforts such as Nespresso machines on request, TVs with Netflix, air-conditioning, and king-size beds with luxurious Egyptian cotton linens may tempt you to stay cocooned in the comfort of the room. 

Staff can whip up snacks and meals to be enjoyed on the roof terrace, in your room, or elsewhere in the house, while the honesty bar invites you to pour a drink and head to the roof to enjoy the views and the sounds of the street below. Massage and facial treatments can be enjoyed in the privacy of your room, while yoga sessions can be arranged in a nearby studio.

With the trendy restaurants, bars, shops and galleries on your doorstep, you could easily spend the day strolling the cobbled streets, admiring charming architecture and indulging in some retail therapy, fuelled by fresh seafood, local delicacies and cutting-edge international fare. Staff can arrange walking tours, while the sights of the Centro Históric are a short drive.

For a restorative city break, Nima Local House Hotel is a stylish, inviting property ideally suited to couples and friends who can enjoy the hip restaurants and galleries of the neighbourhood before escaping to their trendy home-from-home for a nightcap on the roof.

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Accommodation

With elegant balconies that open either onto the courtyard or the street, the four bedrooms of the hotel are light and airy with a refined design that hints at the elegance and romance of the building’s past. A pillow menu, dry minibar and room service creates a restful retreat, just moments from the buzzing streets of Mexico City.

Childcare

Nima has a distinctly grown-up vibe and does not allow children under the age of 15.

Facilities

From the roof terrace to the courtyard gardens, the refined lounges to the cosy library, Nima offers space to spread out and read a book in peace, or come together over a drink and a meal. From the a la carte breakfast to a sundowner on the roof, the service is personal and attentive, with staff on hand to help with everything from creating a walking tour to recommending a local restaurant for dinner. Cooking classes, market visits, yoga, and romantic candlelit dinners can be arranged on request.

Activities

Whether strolling the charming streets of La Roma or heading further afield to the historic sights of Tenochtitlan and the Metropolitan Cathedral, take the local advice of the staff to make your trip as immersive as possible. Dine like a local at one of many innovative restaurants, explore the latest up and coming artists in the local galleries and soak in the sights and sounds of this vibrant city.

Experiences

  • After hours Frida Kahlo Museum

    Visit the house & museum of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo on this private, after-hours tour, enjoying exclusive access to the gardens, bedroom and former studio of this cultural icon as your private guide tells stories of her tragic yet fascinating life.

  • Ballet Folklorico of Mexico

    Showcasing Mexico's customs and traditions in a riot of colour and dance, the Folkloric Ballet at the Palacio de Bellas Artes is a wonderful experience and captivates both a local and international audience with its twice weekly showings.

  • Chapultepec Park, Castle & Museums

    The perfect escape from Mexico City's urban sprawl, Chapultepec Park is vast, with winding pathways, picturesque lakes and an impressive castle which dominates Chapultepec Hill. Numerous museums sit within the park and offer plenty to explore.

  • Exclusive Access to Templo Mayor Excavations

    Discover the secrets that lay buried within Mexico City's Templo Mayor, a fascinating archaeological site which sits right next to the Zócalo. There are many treasures to be found and this tour will allow exclusive access to areas still being excavated.

  • Exclusive Xochicalco helicopter & horseriding expedition

    This thrilling excursion by helicopter and horseback is exclusive to Scott Dunn and is the ultimate way to explore the ruins of Xochicalco, as well as the beautiful countryside which surrounds. We suggest going at the weekend to avoid the crowds.

  • Frida Kahlo Museum

    Iconic artist Frida Kahlo's Casa Azul is a highlight of any Mexico City visit, and her lovely house is filled with art, crafts and mementos of her stormy relationship with husband Diego Rivera and the leftist intellectual circle they entertained here.

  • Frida Kahlo, Coyoacan & Trotsky Musuem

    Iconic artist Frida Kahlo's Casa Azul is a highlight of any Mexico City visit, and her lovely house is filled with art, crafts and mementos of her stormy relationship with husband Diego Rivera and the leftist intellectual circle they entertained here.

  • Mexican Wrestling

    Cheer the good guys and boo the bad guys at this most quintessential of Mexican experiences - Lucha Libre. It's sheer pantomime, with loads of crowd participation and great fun for all ages. You can even buy a mask afterwards as a souvenir.

  • Mexico City Cookery Class & Market Experience

    Savour mouthwatering treats on this culinary & cultural experience, taking in the markets of the artistic Zona Roma district and learning the tricks to creating authentic and delicious Mexican dishes. Sample fine mezcals, fresh tortillas and local spices.

  • Mexico City History of Chocolate

    History and food are two huge highlights of a visit to Mexico; combine both on this tour, exploring the highlights of Mexico City's historical centre before learning of the heritage of two of Mexico's most celebrated foods, mole and chocolate.

  • Mexico City Taco & Mezcal Tour

    Experience Mexico City’s most popular food on a private taco tour, taking you a variety of neighbourhoods and restaurants, accompanied by a local foodie who knows exactly where to find the best tacos.

  • Mexico City's Emerging Design Scene

    Visit top designer workshops and showrooms and admire the produce of Mexico City's cutting-edge jewellery, fashion, textiles and ceramic designers as the capital emerges at the forefront of the international design scene.

  • Mexico City's historic centre

    With a rich and diverse history, Mexico City's centre offers a perfect introduction to the empires of the Aztecs and the Mayans as you explore the vibrant Zocalo and its surrounding palaces, museums and cathedrals.

  • Mexico City's Markets

    An intrinsic part of daily life in Mexico, the city's markets are vibrant and dynamic, brimming with colourful foods, fresh spices, handcrafted piñatas, wrestling masks and flowers galore. Take in the bohemian Roma district and its lively local market.

  • Mexico City's Southern Neighbourhoods

    Iconic artist Frida Kahlo's Casa Azul is a highlight of any Mexico City visit. Spend time here while visiting Coyoacan and San Angel, charming neighbourhoods of cobbled streets, leafy squares and bustling markets.

  • Out-of-Hours Museum of Anthropology

    Explore one of the World's largest collections of pre-Hispanic artefacts on this private, out-of-hours tour to Mexico's Anthropology Museum. Be humbled by the impressive Aztec Calendar and make the most of having this impressive place all to yourselves.

  • Puebla Market Visit & Mole Culinary Experience

    Puebla is famous for its intoxicating and rich cuisine so what better way to explore than with a culinary tour, soaking in its markets with a local chef to stock up on fresh ingredients before a four-hour cookery class with an acclaimed Mexican chef.

  • Scott Dunn Exclusive: Xochicalco by helicopter & Spa

    An indulgent excursion, taking you to explore the archaeological site of Xochicalco by private helicopter before spoiling yourselves with a pampering spa treatment, utilising tequila & agave for that distinctly Mexican flavour. Exclusive to Scott Dunn.

  • Teotihuacan & Mexico City Tour

    Teotihuacan is among Mexico's most impressive ancient monuments, and this enigmatic Toltec (and later Aztec) ceremonial complex is just an hour from Mexico City. Get an insight into the awe-inspiring rituals of pre-Hipsanic Mesoamerican cultures.

  • Teotihuacán From Above & Below

    Soak in fantastic bird's eye views of the pyramids of Teotihuacan as you float in your hot air balloon for an unforgettable experience, before exploring on foot with an archaeologist guide, visiting areas of the site still being excavated.

  • Tula Archaeological Zone

    A day trip to Tula Archaeological Site rewards visitors with the impressive pyramid of Qutzalcoatl and the Toltec warrior statues that stand proud at the summit. Enjoy a full day trip to this fascinating site with a private guide.

  • Visit to Teotihuacan

    Teotihuacan is among Mexico's most impressive ancient monuments, and this enigmatic Toltec (and later Aztec) ceremonial complex is just an hour from Mexico City. Get a insight into the awe-inspiring rituals of the Meso-Americans before the Spanish came.

  • Xochimilco Culinary Experience

    Savour the sights, sounds, tastes and smells of Xochimilco, Mexico City's best garden market, before buying ingredients ferried in along an ancient system of canals and taking them back to a local family's house to learn a traditional recipe.

Location & directions

Mexico City, Mexico

Nima Local House Hotel is located in the La Roma district of Mexico City, a 1-hour drive from Benito Juarez International Airport (traffic dependent).

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