Top Luxury Hotels in Mexico City – Luxury Latin America Blog

Top Luxury Hotels in Mexico City – Luxury Latin America Blog

Way again in 2008 we launched our Mexico City part and on the time we solely featured 5 resorts. Mexico City has come a great distance since then and it’s now routinely touted in magazines as one of many hottest locations within the Americas. Back after we posted our first critiques there have been only a few leisure vacationers at these high luxurious properties. It was principally enterprise vacationers. More than a decade later, a number of vacationers have found town’s superb meals, tradition, and artwork.

Mexico’s capital is now so well-liked that yow will discover a luxurious lodge for nearly each sort of traveler — worldwide chains with dependable manufacturers and repair, small boutique properties with personalised service, artsy resorts with a stream of who’s who strolling by means of the door, or locations that make you are feeling like you could have your personal metropolis house plus concierge service. Here’s a breakdown by neighborhood of one of the best locations to remain in Mexico City.

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Reforma Avenue

Mexico City’s most iconic avenue is bordered to the north by the Cuautemoc neighborhood and the Juarez neighborhood to the south. Both of those neighborhoods (particularly Juarez) have a rising listing of improbable consuming, ingesting, and procuring choices. If you wish to really feel like you might be within the huge metropolis and be proper on the heart of its beating coronary heart, a lodge on Reforma is an efficient possibility.

One of one of the best luxurious resorts within the metropolis is without doubt one of the oldest—the Four Seasons. That was joined later by a St. Regis and extra just lately the Ritz Carlton and the latest big-name model Sofitel, all of that are proper on Reforma Avenue.  For an unbiased lodge that’s shut however set off of the hustle and bustle by just a few blocks, strive the artsy and complicated Volga lodge that opened up in 2023 or the industrial-chic Carlota in Cuauhtemoc or the art-centric Stara Hamburgo in Juarez.

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Roma /Condesa

The Roma and Condesa neighborhoods are at present at their very peak of recognition. Hip, artsy, and residential, these neighborhoods are Mexico City’s Brooklyn, Wrigleyville, or Boys Town. Stay right here for the nightlife, all of the unimaginable eating places, and likewise all of the greenery — there are unimaginable quantities of inexperienced house and parks in each. Because these neighborhoods are extra bakeries than enterprise, you will discover principally small, intimate resorts right here with personalised service and a sense of actually dwelling within the metropolis.

For the artwork and design-obsessed La Valise in Roma is the place, with funky in-house designed furnishings, native artists displayed on the partitions, and beautifully enjoyable and decadent extras like beds that roll out onto the patio for sleeping beneath the celebs. San Fernando in Condesa is simply steps from Parque Mexico and is designed to provide the feeling of proudly owning your personal artwork deco house within the metropolis. Condesa Df from the oldsters at Habita, is without doubt one of the bigger lodge choices, on a sleepy, tree-lined road on the border of Roma and Condesa. Andaz Condesa, an idea lodge inside an architectural treasure is the newest cool Condesa lodge with a full spa and several other eating places on-site.

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Polanco has lengthy been Mexico City’s most stylish and prosperous neighborhood, although a number of different areas may now compete for that title particularly when you take a look at costs alone. Regardless, this neighborhood with its charming streets named for writers and poets, its parks and inexperienced areas, and its eating and procuring scene that features among the greatest names within the biz, continues to attract the crowds, each native and worldwide.

Several stable choices for luxurious resorts have existed in Polanco for over a decade, like Las Alcobas, which has nice eating places downstairs, very good rooms, trendy public areas, and is on the primary upscale procuring road in Polanco, Avenida Masaryk. There’s additionally fairly a pleasant JW Marriott in Polanco, with extra character than most in that chain as a result of it initially opened as a Mandarin Oriental. The W Mexico City can be right here, near Reforma, the large Chapultepec park, and the Museum of Anthropology. Polanco’s newest luxurious lodging is Casa Polanco, which if you need a boutique expertise with nice private service, is true subsequent to Parque Lincoln and inside strolling distance of many of the neighborhood’s high eating places.

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Centro Historico

Mexico’s City’s historic downtown is nice for feeling the heartbeat of town and there’s a rising nightlife scene, nevertheless it hasn’t reached a essential mass of eating places and bars but to compete with different areas. During the day it’s one of many busiest and most vigorous locations, with a relentless stream of each locals and vacationers and many town’s historic buildings and museums to go to. Getting out and in of the Centro in cabs may be tough so use public transportation to make your life simpler.

There are fewer lux choices within the Centro due to the draw of different extra high-end neighborhoods like Roma or Polanco, however they do exist. The Umbral downtown is a very luxurious possibility with a wide range of eating choices and a cool rooftop bar with pool. Then there’s the Downtown lodge which is a luxurious stand-by and one of many first resorts to deliver a better degree of vacationers again into the Centro. Circulo Mexicana is one other good luxurious possibility, however in a very troublesome location to get an Uber or cab out and in so count on to regulate.

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Other neighborhoods

We’ve added just a few others through the years, together with one property out in San Angel. It’s essential to concentrate to neighborhoods right here and what you’re planning on doing most of your time. While town has gotten cleaner and safer since we first began writing about it, the visitors is as brutal as ever, if not worse. Join the locals on the subway if you wish to get the place you’re going a lot quicker.

See all our critiques of one of the best luxurious resorts in Mexico City. Updated in June 2024.

Article by lydia-roma

Associate editor Lydia Carey is a author and translator primarily based in Mexico City. She is the writer of “Mexico City Streets: La Roma,” and provides native excursions when she’s not strolling her canines or consuming road meals.



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