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Hotel Rioja

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Reviewed 12 March 2012

This straight-forward, "traditional" -[probably into its 2nd century,] ideally located central hotel had a February 2012 room rate of 320pesos for a small French-balconied double with a glimpse of the Metropolitan Cathedral two blocks away. [singles and interior, ie., no view, even less expensive] The...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2011

I would stay no where else in Mexico City. I've stayed at the Rioja many, many times. Staff is very friendly. They always remember me. Perfect location, very near the Zocalo. The price is unbelievable. Rooms clean, bathrooms sparkle. If you need a taxi for...More

4  Thank painai2
Reviewed 4 July 2011

I have stayed at the Rioja since 1993 and have LOVED it ever since. You must be a discerning customer, not frivolous, just open to a clean, inexpensive, safe room, close to the Zocolo, in the Centro Historico, and based in the prefect location to...More

7  Thank karllorenzen
Reviewed 19 February 2010

Cheap, 250pesos for single, and 290pesos for double on room with window, rooms with no windows are cheaper. Rooms and public spaces were clean and in good condition. Offers free wifi, but does only work in lobby. There is also one computer with internet available...More

2  Thank AarniH
Reviewed 2 February 2010

Highly recommended, and an unbelievable deal. Very clean, seemed newly reno'd. At two blocks from the zócalo, the location can't be beat. It was quiet considering we had a small balcony that overlooked the street ( 5 de Mayo). At 350 pesos for a double,...More

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Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Mexico City > Centro Histórico
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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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"rooms with a balcony have great views of the street in both directions"
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"Book a room in a different hotel."
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"try to get a room with a window"
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"If you don't mind street noise, try to get a room with a window or balcony."
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