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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 27 September 2017

It's definitely a budget hotel in the heart of the city The room was of a good size and really clean. The staff were really friendly and helpful during our stay. Great value for money. Would definitely recommend and look forward to staying here again.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Front desk was amiable but not friendly. How hard is it to smile everyday when I give you my money?! I was there for ten nights. Great value but the shared shower and toilet was always undesirable. They seem to clean everything BUT the bathroom!...More

1  Thank Sapian
Reviewed 7 April 2017

(1) Your Room Has an OLD SiNK (2) WiFi in Room!! (3) $11 PRiVATE Room (4) Fabulous LOCATiON (5) Emotionally SUFFOCATiNG rooms Hotel Principal is on a cobble stone street right in the middle of the Historic District. Restaurants, Burger King and convenient-store nearby. The...More

3  Thank SoundOfPurple
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy, and the rooms can be quite small. (If you need space, request one of the rooms in the front of the building.) Comfortable beds, good bathrooms with plenty of hot water. Some rooms have a shared bath, but I've never stayed in one....More

Thank Heloderma
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I had one of the super-cheap rooms on the top floor. It was a little prison-like, only one shared toilet and shower on the floor, which could be a bit inconvenient, but I can't complain for the price. It's in a fantastic location, easy walk...More

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#10 Best Value Hotel in Mexico City
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Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Mexico City > Centro Histórico
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Principal Hotel Mexico City
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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.
31 March 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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