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Hotel Principal
Hotel Principal
Hotel Principal
Hotel Principal
Hotel Principal
Hotel Principal
Hotel Principal

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8.6

Excellent

1,631 reviews

1,631 reviews

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9.3

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
Salón Corona

20 m

Dada X

30 m

American Bookstore

40 m

Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)

100 m

Palacio de Iturbide

100 m

Popular landmarks
Palacio de Bellas Artes

360 m

Zocalo

560 m

Templo Mayor

750 m

Paseo de la Reforma

1.5 km

Chapultepec Castle

4.8 km

Closest landmarks
Bar Mancera

170 m

Mexcambios

180 m

La Gioconda

190 m

Librería Madero

200 m

Zinco Jazz Club

200 m

Hotel Principal

Bolívar 29 Col. Centro, Historic City Center, Mexico City, Mexico, 06000 - See map

Conveniently situated in the Historic City Center part of Mexico City, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. This 3-star property is packed with in-house facilities to improve the quality and joy of your stay.

Highlights

Located in heart of Mexico City

Front desk [24-hour]

340 meters to public transportation

Inside city center

100 meters to Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)

Announcements by hotel (1)
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas. Please note that when booking 3 or more rooms, you will have to pay the full amount 1 week prior to arrival.

Facilities

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Luggage storage

Fitness center

Restaurants

Room service

Safety deposit boxes

Tours

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Value for money7.6
Location rating9.3
Nearest airportMexico City International Airport (MEX)
Distance to airport7.0 km

Rooms available at Hotel Principal

Family Room
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • City view
  • 4 double beds
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Double Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 double bed
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Double Room with Two Double Beds
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shower
  • 2 double beds
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Standard King Room
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 king bed
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QUADRUPLE ROOM 4 BEDS DOUBLE BED
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    DOUBLE ROOM KING BED DOUBLE BED
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      QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS
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        Standard Triple Room
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          QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS 2 TWIN BEDS
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            Standard Quadruple Room
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              Frequently asked questions

              What time is check-in and check-out at Hotel Principal?

              Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 01:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

              What is the smoking policy at Hotel Principal?

              Hotel Principal does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

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              Overall rating:

              8.6

              Excellent
              1,631 reviews
              Cleanliness
              7.4
              Facilities
              7.3
              Location
              9.3
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              More about Hotel Principal

              More about Hotel Principal

              The Principal Hotel is located in the heart of Mexico City, just 300 metres from San Juan de Letrán Metro Station. Rooms have cable TV and free Wi-Fi, and a private bathroom. The National Art Museum and Palacio de Bellas Artes Museum are less than 5 minutes’ walk away. Constitution Square is 500 metres away. The hotel’s Parrilla Leonesa Restaurant offers Mexican and international dishes, as well as breakfasts. It also has a bar, and the hotel has a snack vending machine.

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              Amenities and facilities
              Very good
              Facilities

              7.3

              Languages spoken

              • English
              • Spanish

              Internet access

              • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
              • Internet services
              • Wi-Fi in public areas

              Things to do, ways to relax

              • Fitness center
              • Tours

              Cleanliness and safety

              • Anti-viral cleaning products
              • Cashless payment service
              • First aid kit
              • Hand sanitizer
              • Hot water linen and laundry washing
              • Individually-wrapped food options
              • Room sanitization opt-out available
              • Rooms sanitized between stays
              • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
              • Shared stationery removed
              • Staff trained in safety protocol

              Dining, drinking, and snacking

              • Grocery delivery
              • Restaurants
              • Room service

              Services and conveniences

              • Concierge
              • Currency exchange
              • Daily housekeeping
              • Elevator
              • Food delivery
              • Invoice provided
              • Luggage storage
              • Meeting/banquet facilities
              • Safety deposit boxes
              • Smoke-free property
              • Smoking area
              • Terrace

              For the kids

              • Family room

              Access

              • CCTV in common areas
              • CCTV outside property
              • Fire extinguisher
              • Front desk [24-hour]
              • Non-smoking rooms
              • Pets allowed
              • Safety/security feature
              • Security [24-hour]
              Food and dining
              Restaurants on site

              Parrilla Leonesa

              • Cuisine: Mexican
              • Menu: Buffet
              Location
              Bolívar 29 Col. Centro, Historic City Center, Mexico City, Mexico, 06000
              Exceptional
              Location

              9.3

              Airports

              • Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
                7.0 km
              • Licenciado Adolfo López Mateos International Airport (TLC)
                46.6 km

              Public transportation

              • San Juan de Letrán
                340 m
              • Allende
                340 m

              Hospital or clinic

              • Farmacia París
                550 m

              Shopping

              • Mercado De Artesanias La Ciudadela
                1.1 km

              Convenience store

              • OXXO
                2.5 km

              Cash withdrawal

              • ATM
                20 m
              What's nearby

              Popular landmarks

              • Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)
                100 m
              • Palacio de Bellas Artes
                360 m
              • Zocalo
                560 m
              • Templo Mayor
                750 m
              • Paseo de la Reforma
                1.5 km
              • Chapultepec Castle
                4.8 km
              • National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)
                5.1 km
              • Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe
                6.3 km
              • Museo Frida Kahlo
                9.0 km
              • Coyoacan
                9.7 km

              Nearby landmarks

              • Salón Corona
                20 m
              • Dada X
                30 m
              • American Bookstore
                40 m
              • Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)
                100 m
              • Palacio de Iturbide
                100 m
              • Francisco I. Madero Avenue
                140 m
              • La Bodeguita del Habano
                150 m
              • Iglesia del Convento de San Francisco
                170 m
              • Bar Mancera
                170 m
              • Mexcambios
                180 m
              Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
              Property policies
              Children and extra beds

              Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

              All children are welcome.

              Others
              • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
              Some helpful facts

              Check-in/Check-out

              • Check-in from14:00
              • Check-in until15:00
              • Check-out from12:00
              • Check-out until13:00
              Property announcements

              Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas. Please note that when booking 3 or more rooms, you will have to pay the full amount 1 week prior to arrival.

              Reviews of Hotel Principal from real guests

              Provided by verified guests of Agoda
              7.4
              /
              10
              Very good
              Cleanliness7.4
              Facilities7.3
              Location9.3
              Room comfort and quality6.4
              Service7.1
              Value for money7.6
              High score for Mexico City
              Rating
              9+ Exceptional (0)
              8-9 Excellent (1)
              7-8 Very Good (3)
              6-7 Good (4)
              <6 Below Expectation (3)
              Time of the year
              Mar - May (2)
              Jun - Aug (4)
              Sep - Nov (1)
              Dec - Feb (4)
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              7.2
              Very good
              amy from New Zealand
              Group
              Double Room
              Stayed 2 nights in April 2016

              Great location, too noisy”

              Good location, very small room. Would be ok for one person, for a short stay. Very very noisy especially at night time!!

              Reviewed April 25, 2016

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              7.0
              Very good
              MINJI from South Korea
              Couple
              Stayed 1 night in August 2015

              Pretty good to stay.”

              Location, Price

              Here is really good to find, I could find here without map. Look so old, but it seem to be have an old history. Compared to other hotel, Here is cheaper than the others. It isn't properly soundproofed, so I could hear everything that goes on next room. I couldn't open the window, so It was stuffy. and why they give us just one tower?

              Reviewed September 02, 2015

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              5.7
              Raymond from United States
              Solo traveler
              Double Room
              Stayed 21 nights in June 2015

              Why No Smiles?”

              bed-firm towels-big&thick Location-near shops/restaurants

              I had to be at Principal 3 wks. front desk NEVER smiled at anyone/never greeted a guest; alwas too busy doing office work at front desk. Hotel has NO laundry for guests & not near a laundry. I always felt, as a guest of the hotel, that I was in the way. I rate their Customer Service as near zero.

              Reviewed July 10, 2015

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              8.7
              Excellent
              Brook from United States
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 1 night in January 2015

              Affordable Centrally Located Budget Hotel”

              The location, good security, responsive staff.

              All in all, quite good. I was in Room 427 and the window has airleaks around the side that let mosquitoes in. I sealed them with tissue paper and it was fine.

              Reviewed January 25, 2015

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              7.0
              Very good
              Tina from United Kingdom
              Couple
              Stayed 6 nights in September 2014

              Good stay, for price you pay”

              The location, the staff and cleanliness

              Was average, quite noisy at night, room reminded us of a prison cell but actually it was clean and the location made it worth the price and stay.

              Reviewed October 04, 2014

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              6.0
              Jackie from Australia
              Couple
              Stayed 1 night in June 2013

              You get what you pay for!!”

              Cheap, free wifi and access to computers and printer, good location!

              The budget room we stayed in was similar to that of a prison cell. Beds were uncomfortable, terrible pillows and very stuffy. Though for the price and the location it was expected. Location was fantastic, staff weren't too friendly though not really an issue. We wanted a cheap place to sleep and that's what we got. If you are a backpacker looking for a room! I recommend this.... If your looking for a nice place to stay in Mexico... Maybe try somewhere else...

              Reviewed June 22, 2013

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              7.7
              Very good
              sharon from Mexico
              Family with teens
              Double Room with Two Double Beds
              Stayed 1 night in January 2015

              recomendable”

              buena ubicación, limpio, buen precio
              Reviewed January 20, 2015

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              6.7
              Good
              Andreas from Germany
              Couple
              Double Room
              Stayed 3 nights in December 2014

              Sehr zufrieden ”

              Sehr zentrale Lage. Preis Leistung gut. Sauberkeit

              Das Hotel Prinzipal war unser erster Aufenthalt auf unserm Trip durch zentral und Süd Amerika. Für Low Budget Traveller sehr geeignet, die Zimmer waren stehst sauber und die Lage ist wirklich Super (México Center ca. 10 Minuten bis zocalo, sehr sicher auch abends). Das einzige was es zu bemängeln gäbe ist die hohe Geräuschkulissen der Hotel eigenen Gäste (räume sehr hellhörig und das Personal fängt sehr früh an zu "Putzen"). Für uns persönlich war dös kein Problem aber für leichtschläfer evtl schon.

              Reviewed December 08, 2014

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              5.6
              FLAVIO from Japan
              Family with teens
              Stayed 1 night in August 2016

              VIAJE A MEXICO”

              WI-FIは無料だが繋がりにくい。

              Reviewed September 19, 2016

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              6.3
              Good
              AKIHIRO from Japan
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 3 nights in March 2015

              コストパフォーマンスは良い”

              レストラン、BARが近い。ホテル周辺の治安は良い。安い

              ホテル周辺が繁華街なので便利。エアコンが無かったので寒かった。ホットシャワーが出る。

              Reviewed March 19, 2015

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              7.7
              Very good
              AKINARI from Japan
              Solo traveler
              Double Room
              Stayed 3 nights in February 2013

              部屋が狭かった”

              ダウンタウンの中央に位置していた。

              ロケーションは最高でした。ソカロやダウンタウンを回るひは最高の場所でした。値段も安かったのでとても満足です。

              Reviewed February 09, 2013

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