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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Two bedroom suites are roomy but this isnt a fancy place. The elevator is clunky, rooms are rather dark, and there's a broken exercise bike (only has one pedal) in the room I'm staying in. Also, the breakfast is mis-represented. Their "breakfast" is them leaving cookie and a cold thermos of coffee at your door each morning. There is no... More 

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New York City
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58 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

As Spalding Gray used to say in The Terrors of Pleasure: "Location, location, location". Casa Castelar's location, in the heart of the Polanco district, is EXCELENT. For three or four times the price you can stay very nearby at better appointed big mainstream hotels nearby, but the instant you step out the front door you will be equally well located... More 

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Puerto Vallarta MX
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53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

We stayed here for five nights during semana santa and had a terrific time. This is a bargain hotel in a 5 star location. Nearby are hotels costing 3 to 4 times what we paid for a 5 night stay. Includes kitechenette, sky tv, wifi, and a continental breakfast served at your door. Is this the Presidente Continental---NO! But a... More 

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Noida, India
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48 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2014

hotel is nice, clean.person at the reception was very helpgul.in starting i was not able to locate the hotel as there is no banner mentioned outside the hotel...it took 30mins for me to found it in spite of i was in front of the hotel :P rest things arqe ok.apartments are clean and spacious for one or 2 person..they provided1... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Recently was scheduled to stay there two weeks about after a number of issues and lack of customer care, we packed up and went to another place. Building in desperate need of an upgrade. Furniture is old and dirty. One night the reception desk sent us a phone call at 1am that turned out to be an extortion for money... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Location was good and I enjoyed having a big apartment, not just a room. Everything was clean and bed was comfortable. Wifi reception in the room was REALLY REALLY BAD, so for business travellers if you need to have good Wifi signal, go to a different hotel. I tried to go to the living room and it was slightly better.... More 

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singapore
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89 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2014

As I have read the reviews of this hotel before arrival, I knew the hotel did not have a signboard. We located No. 34 without much difficulty. The staff at the reception were polite and helped us with our many luggages. We booked the 2 bedroom penthouse as that was the only room available for our dates. We stayed 3... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

I stayed here while I was 4 months pregnant. The husband and I had bought tickets to a Radiohead show in Mexico City (before the whole pregnancy deal) and happened to know some people that lived here in Polanco. I felt extremely safe in this neighborhood and everything was in easy walking distance. Lots of restaurants, shops, and bars.. in... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2013

This hotel has a great location, one block from the hotel zone where the Hyatt (Nikko) and JW Marriott are located. It is also a block away from Lincoln Park. Although A/C is not necessary because of the cool climate in Mexico City, I had to leave some windows open overnight to keep the room from getting too stuffy. The... More 

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vancouver
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25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Upon arrival, one might wonder what you had booked into. A small barren entrance lobby; but the staff were efficient and upon entering the room, you saw a renovated suite, which was clean and adequate. The ratings given represent an opinion of a 3 star hotel. It has no airconditioning, but has fans. It was not hot when I was... More 

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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Casa Castelar

Address: Emilio Castelar No. 34 | Col. Polanco CP, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Mexico City > Polanco
Price Range: £104 - £162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Casa Castelar 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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