The best areas to stay in Mexico City
If you are looking for accommodation for a tourist or business visit in Mexico City you will find that because of its extension there is more than one recommended area to stay here.The map shows three of the best areas: Polanco, the Zona Rosa and the Condesa .
The exclusive shops, hotels and restaurants of Polanco make it one of the most elegant areas of the city, recommended for both business visitors and tourists looking for luxury.Further south is the Zona Rosa , a commercial and cosmopolitan neighborhood, currently considered the gay area of the city, while la Condesa attracts mainly young adults looking for a good time in one of the many terraces of the area.
Among these three areas is the Bosque de Chapultepec, an urban park of 678 hectares famous not only for its flora and fauna, but also for housing important tourist attractions such as the National Museum of Anthropology and History, the David Alfaro Siqueiros Museum of Public Art, the Rufino Tamayo Museum of Contemporary Art and the Chapultepec Castle.
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Polanco, La Zona Rosa and La Condesa
Stay at Polanco
Starting from the left side of the map you will find Polanco, the most opulent neighborhood in the city, located in the west of Mexico City, But without a doubt what distinguishes this neighborhood is its elegant Presidente Masaryk Avenue where you can find stores like Louis Vuitton, Bulgari, Lacoste, Cartier or Chanel, as well as some of the best restaurants in the country.The Polanco area is close to important museums and art galleries, such as the Museo Soumaya and the Museo Jumex, and is also a short distance from important shopping centers such as Antara or Moliere Dos22.
Polanco is just north of the Bosque de Chapultepec, one of the largest urban forests in the world and the largest in Mexico City, Chapultepec is also a place not to be missed by visitors accompanied by children, as it is home to the Papalote Children’s Museum, a 24,000 square meter interactive museum focused on learning for children and adults, the Chapultepec Zoo, and the Chapultepec Fairgrounds.we arrive at El Paseo de la Reforma, one of the most emblematic avenues, since along its almost 15 kilometers you can find important government, financial and commercial buildings such as the Torre Mayor -the highest in the city-, the Mexican Stock Exchange or the Senate of the Republic.There are also entertainment centers such as the National Auditorium, the main entertainment venue in the country with a capacity of 10,000 people, and the famous Angel of Independence, a monument that symbolizes the city, which also has a wide range of luxury hotels, just before reaching the Zona Rosa.
Hotels in Polanco
Lodging in the Zona Rosa
The Zona Rosa in Mexico City is one of the main commercial and leisure areas of the city.It is said that the name of the Zona Rosa was given by the Mexican painter José Luis Cuevas, who said that the pink color of the area comes from being a red area at night and white during the day.
Hotels in the Zona Rosa
Stay at La Condesa
Southwest of the Zona Rosa is the third most interesting area to stay in Mexico City, In recent years, its parks, pedestrian and bicycle streets, as well as its nightlife, with an infinite number of cafes, bars and restaurants with sidewalk service, attract both tourists and locals.
The area attracts many foreigners, so it is normal to find both working and visiting people from different parts of the world, making it a cosmopolitan and multicultural area.Its geographical position allows you to access any other part of Mexico City with ease.
Hotels in Condesa
Lodging in the Historic Center
The Historic Center of Mexico , D.F.also constitutes not only another of the unmissable areas in the city, but also a good location to stay.It is the nucleus from which the city originally developed and is formed by about 10 square kilometers that have as their center the Plaza de la Constitución, known colloquially as El Zócalo.
This plaza is spectacular not only for its more than 46 thousand square meters that make it one of the largest in the world, but for having some of the most beautiful buildings in the city.Madero is born from the square, a street that has been renovated in recent years and is now completely pedestrianized, which allows you to reach other tourist attractions such as the Palace of Fine Arts, the Latin American Tower, the Central Avenue with its Hemicycle to Juarez -cenotaph in honor of former President Benito Juarez- and the Monument to the Revolution.
Hotels in the Historical Center