Zocalo Central Hotel

Mexico City, Mexico City and Puebla, Mexico

At a Glance

  • The Zocalo Central Hotel is a beautifully remodelled hotel in the heart of Mexico City, hugely popular amongst guests for its comfortable beds, cracking location and good value

  • The original old building has been totally refurbished and the interiors blend antiques and Mexican artwork with a more modern and subtle luxurious feel

  • The dim lighting throughout the common areas provides a calming environment, a welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of the street outside, whilst the lobby atrium filled plants and natural light is a relaxing place to enjoy a snack or coffee

  • Nothing can detract from the hotel’s amazing view of the Zocalo (main square) which is best observed high up from the rooftop terrace and restaurant where you can tuck into some of Mexico’s most appetising dishes and not a bad spot for a sundowner either!

  • It is an appealing choice for more independent travelers who are keen to explore this vast metropolis at a leisurely pace, with many of the city’s main attractions and a wide choice of eateries within easy walking distance

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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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The Zocalo Central Hotel is a beautiful hotel in the heart of Mexico City, offering stunning views from its rooftop restaurant. Thanks to its fantastic location and old-style charm, this hotel will always be a firm favorite amongst staff and guests.

This gorgeous old hotel has been refurbished into a modern boutique hotel with lovely antique pieces and rich colors, combining the old and the new to create a luxurious feel from the minute you enter the hotel. The central location is perfect for sightseeing and exploring the lively city and the comfortable rooms and beds will ensure you rest well in between.

Enjoy delicious dishes on the roof terrace from the hotel restaurant as you admire the views of the city and unwind in the evening with one of the excellent cocktails served at the bar.

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    from $4100 pp 10 nights

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    from $5000 pp 13 nights

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Mexico City, Mexico City and Puebla, Mexico

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