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Hotel Principal

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All reviewsshared bathroomlook forward to staying here againbellas artesthe heart of the cityplenty of hot waterbudget hotelcomfortable bedsfew blockswalking distancewifimxhallwayprivacy
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Reviewed 9 May 2010

I had a room with two beds for three women on four separate nights in late April and found this hotel to be the best value for the dollar I've ever spent on a room, but ONLY after we switched rooms. If you book a...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2010

I made a reservation for this hotel - specifically asked for the room with no step to the bathroom as I'm in a wheelchair. I told we were arriving around midnight due to our late flight. My husband and I arrived 10 to midnight and...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2010

We spent 4 nights in room #301. It had a large long room with 3 double beds in it and 2 side tables, then an adjacent room with one double bed, 2 dressers, side table, safe and TV (Get remote from front desk) that could...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2009

I very much enjoyed my stay at Hotel Principal. Yes, it is noisy , but as a native New Yorker and budget-conscious traveller , I am used to that . At $25 a night for a single room with a private bathroom, T.V. , 24/7...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2008

I have stayed in this hotel many times over the years and while it was never a great place it has been good enough due mainly to its location and the price. This time it was next to impossible. Firstly, I called a month or...More

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US$ 14 - US$ 48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#11 Best Value Hotel in Mexico City
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Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Mexico City > Centro Histórico
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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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Olivia L
20 August 2017|
Response from SoundOfPurple | Reviewed this property |
YES. Included.
1 April 2017|
Response from Heloderma | Reviewed this property |
Claro que sí! Es muy seguro
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"(For budget customers) Ask for a room away from the bathroom's sounds"
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"Cheap but Bad room"
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"The budget rooms do not have windows to the street, but do have windows that open to spacious ventilation..."
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"Get a room on the first floor and avoid the elevator,"
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