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Hotel Casa Gonzalez
Ranked #30 of 312 Hotels in Mexico City
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

This is a beautiful hotel with very helpful staff. It has a very relaxing atmosphere and good food. The hotel is located within walking distance from many of the places we wanted to visit and the subway. It has very good value for the rates.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Jorge O, Owner at Hotel Casa Gonzalez, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2014

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Reviewed 11 June 2014

Stayed three nights in a twin bed room (# 105) facing the courtyard. We requested a quiet room as some of the room face a road. The room was as quiet as can be expected being located in the middle of a big city.

Pros:
- Location; very close to everything. 5-10 minute walk to the nearest subway station. Neighborhood feels quite safe. Perhaps it doesn't hurt that the US embassy is just one block away.
- Staff is very nice, smiling and helpful.
- The hotel is very cozy with the courtyard, small fountain and pretty plants. We had a small terrace with two chairs in front of our room; very nice. An oasis in the middle of the city.
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Cons:
- Wifi - wont necessarily hold it against the hotel as bandwidth seems to be an issue in Mexico. At least it was at all the hotel we stayed at.

Comments/Suggestions:
I would recommend anyone to stay at this hotel. The rooms are quite basic and perhaps the addition of a fridge would be nice. Breakfast is pretty good considering it's included. But a little more than just the marmalade to go with the bread would be nice. And maybe some toast an yoghurt would be nice also. You get the hostel feel by sitting with the other guests.

Tip: The hotel does not have a sign and even with a business card some cab drivers have difficulty finding the hotel. In that case just tell them to take you to Marriot (150 m) or the US embassy (100 m).

Room Tip: 105 is a nice and quiet twin bed room.
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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Jorge O, Owner at Hotel Casa Gonzalez, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2014

Thank you for your most kind and detailed review.

I would like to not that breakfast was included because you mentioned a promotion and reserved directly with us. It is usually not included.
Sometime we have guests that use a very large bandwidth when connecting to the WiFi and the service to the rest of the users is not that good.
I do want to mention that in the last year we replaced most of our WiFi equipment got an optic fiber connection. We will keep on working on the system until it preforms better.

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Reviewed 2 June 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in May. The staff were extremely friendly and very helpful and happily called taxis for us when we wanted. Breakfast wasn't included but it was cheap anyway and it was In a lovely little dining room and the service was quick which was great as we had limited time. We really enjoyed the stay. Only thing was that the double bed was a little small for the 2 of us but were both quite tall, and again the toilet space area was a little small, but the rooms were neat and clean with large balcony and has a real homely atmosphere. Would def stay there again.

Room Tip: Maybe if your taller/bigger let them know as they might have bigger beds
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Jorge O, Owner at Hotel Casa Gonzalez, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2014

Thank you for your most kind review.

Some of our rooms do have a bed size that I think only exists in Mexico, it's "matrimonial" and it is slightly smaller than a queen. We are in the process of changing these beds.

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Reviewed 1 June 2014

I spent one night there in May and I must say I was so impressed with this hotel. There is no fuss about it. My Dad and I stayed in two consecutive rooms with a private balcony. Rooms were airy, fresh, light, clean and big. Despite the fact it is in a very busy area of Mexico city, the hotel is very quiet and full of plants, which makes you feel relaxed as soon as you walk in. Price is very good $700 MXN for a single room, staff are very friendly.

Room Tip: Inside rooms are quieter than those overlooking the street
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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Jorge O, Owner at Hotel Casa Gonzalez, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2014

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Reviewed 31 May 2014

Only three days here,but it was very pleasant.Freshly painted and lovely garden in heart of city but not noisy.When I booked they said breakfast was included but when I received confirmation it said no meals.But they do have a very nice dining room where a good breakfast can be had and other meals.Very professionally run with pleasant,some English speaking staff.Would stay again if I needed to be in the city.

Room Tip: Sorry no pool or fitness center,maybe upstairs rooms are better.In regards noise,but it wasn't t...
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Jorge O, Owner at Hotel Casa Gonzalez, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2014

Thank you for your very kind review!

If when you reserved we offered breakfasts, we will honor that. We will issue a full refund for all your breakfasts.
At this moment we offer a limited time offer and it includes breakfast, but it only applies if you reserve directly with the hotel, by phone, e-mail or our website.

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Reviewed 30 May 2014

This hotel is in the Zona Rosa area which is near the British and America
Embassy. We used the Metro (5 pesos)to reach the hotel and a Taxi back to the airport for $20dollars. Jose was working when we arrived and showed us to our room which was very spacious, neat,clean and everyday we received bottles of water. We used the patios for morning breakfast as well as relaxing durning the day. They also have a wonderful family style area for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The staff at this hotel were very helpful with directions and general conversation. It was a lovely place to spend anytime of day or night.

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Room Tip: The entry into the Hotel with a key or buzzer. You find your self in the first section of the 4 hous...
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Jorge O, Owner at Hotel Casa Gonzalez, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2014

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

What a gem! We arrived and found a a dozen roses in our large room. We had mentioned we were spending some time in the big city for our anniversary. How thoughtful. Clean, with pretty gardens and fairly quiet. I can imagine some rooms facing the street could be noisy and we could easily hear people coming and going due to a common entrance where our room was located (129).
Great staff! Helpful , spoke English and went the extra mile to help us. Breakfast was great and fun. You sit at a common table and strike up conservations with people from all over. Get lots of good advice too. Very secure building and the area was great. Felt safe and we walked all over the place. Taxis came promptly. We enjoyed ourselves in this simple, homey and delightful hotel.

Room Tip: Tell them what your needs our. There are rooms with patios, up stairs, ground floor and some are mor...
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Jorge O, Owner at Hotel Casa Gonzalez, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2014

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Additional Information about Hotel Casa Gonzalez

Address: Calle Rio Sena 69, Mexico City 06500, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Mexico City
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#11 Best Value Hotel in Mexico City
#17 Green Hotel in Mexico City
#18 Business Hotel in Mexico City
#21 Romantic Hotel in Mexico City
Price Range: £38 - £43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Casa Gonzalez 3*
Number of rooms: 33
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The most important is that we want to make this your home away from home, at an accessible price.Casa Gonzalez is four old homes surrounded by courtyards and gardens of different eras that have been adapted to make a home for travelers. The two original homes were built by the current owners grandfather in the mid 1920's.One of the houses belonged to a famous movie star, Lupe Velez (who married Johnny Weissmuller for a few years).The latest addition was built in the early 1940's by a relatively well know architect, Roberto Buenrostro, as his private residence. The guest house started operating in the early 30's by the grandmother and great grandmother of the current owners. ... more   less 
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