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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 June 2015

For the price, which is about US$19/night for the big dorm, I didn't think it was worth the money. Yes, it was clean, secure, and had Internet, but that is kind of standard for most youth hostels, especially in cities. The staff was helpful, and breakfast was included, but, it was mediocre at best. In the future I would definitely...

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 14 May 2015

The hostel is located minutes away from Zocalo. A very convenient location, surrounded by restaurants and shops. The hostel is secured with locked door and camera, which made us feel safe. The staff was friendly and gave us good suggestions on where to go and eat. The interior of hostel was trendy and clean. There were computer and a TV...

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malaysia
Reviewed 6 May 2015

The Hostel location is great & in good in security. I have stay in mixed dorm for 2nights, the room is clean & comfortable & quiet. Share toilets & bath room & whole hostel was very clean. Free wifi very strong signal in room. But 1 bad things is whole hostel light is off on night 12am, we need bring...

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Perth
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We stayed in a double room with ensuite. This hostel is centrally located with very clean & spacious rooms. The staff sepak excellent English & are helpful. The buffet breakfast is plentiful & nutritious with yoghurt, fresh fruit, eggs, toast, tea & coffee. We didn't encounter any street noise issues.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I stayed in a 6 bed female dorm for a few night. The hostel is located right near the historical centre and a short walk from the metro line, although I wouldn't feel safe walking around there at night and it was quite noisy with many shop fronts nearby. It is a lovely old historical building located upstairs behind security...

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Malaysia
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I stayed 2 nights in this hostel. When I checked in on 9th Apr, 2015, I was told that my booking was for the new wing right across the road. This new wing was very clean, quiet and huge! Everything about his hostel was perfect except for the kitchen which lacks the cooking utensils. The pots were with broken handles...

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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 5 March 2015

We stayed a few blocks from here and because of TA reviews went in to see it, asking to see a room. Desk attendant handed us a key to a room on 3rd floor. We were a little shocked at the room-seemed really run down compared to where we were staying at Casa San Ildefonso. It also seemed pretty noisy...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 February 2015

This is a classic youth hostel - huge & not much atmosphere but lots of tourist information and does the job. Breakfast was fine, nothing super special. Wifi was good but didn't quite reach our room. Hangout areas cool but mostly for watching movies, reading, wifi etc rather than partying. Kitchen fine, big fridge, bathrooms super clean and cleaning ladies...

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Reviewed 18 February 2015

Private room, shared bathroom. Basil 8 (apparently there are two) Spacious room with two double beds, for only 2 people. Clean. Breakfasts included. Friendly staff, perfect location in the historic center, nights were a bit chilly. We stayed on the 2nd floor, for the women bathrooms were on the same floor, men's showers and bathrooms were one floor down. Good...

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Portland, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Located very close to the Zocalo, yet priced very competitively. Also within walking distance of the metro. The rooms were basic and clean. Beds were comfy and the room was cleaned daily. I occupied a shared room & we had our own en-suite bathroom which was also clean. The breakfast was good value for money in that it is included...

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Staying in Centro Historico

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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 vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mexico City Hostel and its renovated brother Mexico City Hostel Suites consists of two beautiful colonial buildings -right across from each other- and are located just a few steps from Zocalo in Mexico City's Historic Center. This colonial places will make you feel like home involved in a Mexican atmosphere. We are very close to interest places for Mexican tourist as well as backpackers from all around the world, such as galleries, museums, shops, markets, bars or night clubs, artisans, historic buildings, monuments and squares. We provide 3 types of peaceful, comfortable and spacious accommodation: private rooms with bathroom, private rooms without bathroom and cozy dormitories. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mexico City Hostel

Address: Republica de Brasil 8 y 11 | Colonia Centro Delegacion Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Mexico City > Centro Historico
Price Range: €9 - €22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mexico City Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Ask for a room in the Republica de Brasil 11 building.”
  • Republica de Brasil 8 Single Double bed room
  • Republica de Brasil 8 Single Double bed room
  • Republica de Brasil 11 Men bathroom
 of 5 bubbles NRRobinson, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor rooms are a bit hot, ask for a fan”
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“if travelling in a pair - for a few pounds more it's worth the double room”
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“Ask for a balcony!”
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“Wifi in rooms farther from the common room was very weak.”
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