Bolivar No. 29Mexico City06000Mexico
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About Principal

Conveniently located just a short walk from San Juan de Letrán Metro Station and minutes from Banamex Cultural Palace Museum, Principal is a smoke-free property that offers cosy accommodations with easy access to Palacio de Bellas Artes.

All rooms have a TV with cable channels, in-room safe, free bottled water, and a phone. Free high-speed wireless Internet access is provided in each unit, while bathrooms include showers. A hairdryer is available upon request.

Principal features a 24-hour front desk, business centre, and an elevator. Common areas are equipped with free Wi-Fi, nearby parking is available for a surcharge, and guests can book sightseeing tours at the tour desk.

The onsite restaurant focuses on Mexican cuisine and International dishes. Guests can also purchase drinks at the bar and from vending machines.

Nearby attractions include San Juan Market, Museum of Fine Arts, Metropolitan Cathedral, and La Ciudadela Market.


Bolivar No. 29, Mexico City, 06000, Mexico
Telephone: +52(55)55211333 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Disco / Nightclub
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 15:00

Positive Reviews

Excellent location

Many guests comment that the property is close to public transportation and just a short drive from the airport, and add that many restaurants that serve traditional Mexican food are just minutes away. Others note that several shopping centres are easily reachable, and say that Zocalo Square is a short walk away.

Nice bathrooms

Most guests stare that bathrooms are spacious with plenty of hangers for towels and shelves for toiletries. Others mention that there is always hot water available, and say that water pressure in the showers is powerful.

Fast Wi-Fi

Many guests note that the Internet in rooms is fast and reliable, and are quick to add that the Internet in other parts of the property is stable. Others like that receptionists provide guests with the password and username for Wi-Fi upon arrival.

Negative Reviews

Thin walls

Several guests report that walls are thin, and say that conversations from other rooms can be heard. Others mention that rooms close to the elevator are also noisy and suggest that sensitive sleepers pack a pair of earplugs for a good night's sleep.

No air conditioning

Some guests point out that there is no air conditioning, and say that rooms are hot in summer. Others comment that it would be great to have a ceiling fan, and add that it is also hot in the lobby.

Employees don't speak English

Several guests note that employees don't speak English, and say that communication between guests and staff members could be better. Others mention that the check-in at the front desk is slow, and add that there is no one to assist visitors with heavy luggage.

Rating Overview

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7.5 out of 10 based on 1560 reviews