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Elegant Penthouse in Mexico City's Historic Center

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Last updated: 09/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Mexico City apartment description

This wonderful apartment, decorated in a fresh contemporary style, is the perfect oasis from which to venture out into the bustling streets and plazas of the Centro and explore its many impressive buildings and museums on foot. Located on the top floor of a stately building, it offers breathtaking views of major Mexico City landmarks.

The enormous living area, four charming bedrooms, three and a half marble baths, and the modern well-equipped kitchen comfortably accommodate six guests. Full Continental BREAKFAST and MAID SERVICE Monday through Saturday are INCLUDED in the rental rate.

COST OF RENTING THE APARTMENT DEPENDS ON THE NUMBER OF BEDROOMS YOU OCCUPY, BUT YOU WILL ALWAYS HAVE EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE APARTMENT. NO SHARING WITH OTHER GUESTS! RATES START AT USD180 FOR ONE AND USD220 FOR TWO PEOPLE. PLEASE SEE OUR DETAILED RATE LIST UNDER 'RATES.'

Mexico City's historic center, our home, is chockfull of colonial architectural treasures, fascinating museums, plenty of restaurants and bars, busy shopping streets, markets and plazas. Here you feel the throbbing pulse of this great city – and all just a few steps away from your apartment.

Take a taxi or the metro to attractions farther afield, such as the Anthropology Museum, Coyoacan with its small-village atmosphere or the “floating” gardens of Xochimilco. And hire a car or hop on a bus for day trips to the famous Teotihuacan pyramids, other archaeological sites like Tula or Xochicalco, or the Museo Nacional del Virreinato in Tepotzotlan (Mexico’s finest collection of colonial art and artifacts).

Petra, the owner who lives in the building, wants her guests to feel at home and personally attends to their needs and special wishes. A producer of documentaries on Mexico, she is an expert on unusual destinations and activities and will gladly assist you in planning your Mexican vacation, both in Mexico City and the rest of the country.

Minimum stay is two nights. During Easter week and December 15 to January 6, minimum stay is three nights.





Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 6
  • 2240 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Chauffeur
          • Daily Maid Service
          • Massage
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            With its wrap-around balcony, plants, fragile folk art and white upholstered furniture, the apartment is not safe or appropriate for children aged under 12 (nor for unsupervised teenagers). If your party includes children, pls contact owner before planning your stay....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Children under 12 years of age by prior arrangement only....moreless

          • Senior Adults Only Community
          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1 - Aviones : 1 king, 2 twin/ single

            Bedroom can be made up with 1 king or two twin beds...moreless

          • Bedroom 2 - Peces : 1 king, 2 twin/ single

            Bedroom can be made up with one king or two twin beds ...moreless

          • Bedroom 4 - El Capote : 1 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3 - El Toro : 1 double

            ...moreless

          • King size beds (2) Each king bed can be converted into two twins, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) One twin bed in single bedroom, but each of the two king beds in the apartment can also be converted into two twins....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Seats 6. Additional tables and chairs - for special events - can be rented. ...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            There is no dishwasher but maid cleans kitchen daily Monday through Saturday...moreless

          • Catering Available:

            Check with owner for private cook options. ...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Fully equipped modern kitchen ...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            0...moreless

          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Freezer
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Amenities

          • Air Conditioning:

            No air conditioning (at an altitude of 2,400 m you don't really need this), but floor fans in every room....moreless

          • Garage:

            In-house parking for one car (regular sedan only) can be arranged at extra cost. ...moreless

          • Parking:

            In-house parking for one car (regular sedan only) can be arranged at extra cost. ...moreless

          • Heating:

            Electric and gas space heaters. You'll rarely need them.......moreless

          • Living Room:

            Enormous open-plan living/dining room. ...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Other Amenities

              • Maid service Mo thru Sat, full continental breakfast, 24-hour security, small library (English, German and Spanish), portable fans and heaters, safe box, bathrobes, slippers, hair dryers, minibar. Optional: Laundry service, in-house parking (1 car), private cook, Mexican cooking classes, language seminars, massages. Owner will gladly share her knowledge of Mexico (the city AND the country) with you, give you travel and other tips, and help you arrange activities and excursions. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                There are dozens of books in the apartment, including travel guide books on Mexico in several languages. You can also choose from hundreds of books in owner's private library. ...moreless

              • Video Library:

                There are dozens of videos in the apartment. You can also choose from hundreds of DVDs in owner's private video library. ...moreless

              • Music Library:

                There are some CDs in the apartment. You can also choose from hundreds of CDs in owner's private CD library. ...moreless

              • Television:

                Satellite TV, flat screen, plus DVD player in three bedrooms. ...moreless

              • Games:

                Scrabble and other games in apartment. ...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                (3) in three bedrooms...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (3) in three bedrooms...moreless

              • CD Player
              • Stereo
              • VCR

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                (5) 5 phones - 1 phone line. Cell phone (Mexico City number) on request. ...moreless

              • Internet:

                Wi-Fi plus computer ...moreless

              • Computer Available
              • Mobile Phone
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Jacuzzi

              Outdoor Features

                  • Balcony

                  Theme

                  • Historic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                      • Monument View:

                        Panoramic view of Opera House, National Museum of Art, Latin American Tower, Postal Palace and other national monuments...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Churches
                      • Medical Services
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Groceries
                      • Fitness Center
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Walking
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Antiquing
                      • Volcano
                      • Synagogues
                      • Ruins
                      • Restaurants
                      • Museums
                      • Live Theater
                      • Library
                      • Cinemas
                      • Cycling
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $180

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $380
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      RATES - Exclusive use of apartment. Includes breakfast and maid service.

                      Single bedroom ---- USD180/night USD1,100/week

                      1 dble bedroom ---- USD220/night USD1,300/week

                      1 dble + 1 single --- USD250/night USD1,500/week

                      2 dbles --------------USD300/night USD1,800/week

                      2 dbles + 1 single --USD350/night USD2,100/week

                      2dbles + 2 singles --USD380/night USD2,400/week

                      The deposit to secure reservation under any rental plan is USD380. Please contact owner for deposit and balance payment options.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 09/12/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Benito Juarez International Airport Mexico City
                      300 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Beach

                      Car: Not Necessary

                       

                      Owner info

                      About the owner: Petra, the German owner (she speaks German, English, Spanish and French) has lived and worked as a journalist in Mexico for nearly 30 years. When authorities began to spruce up the decaying Centro Histórico ten years years ago, she bought two apartments on the top floor of a stately (and earthquake-safe) building between the Zocalo and Bellas Artes. Before moving in, she totally remodeled, modernized and redecorated both properties – one to live in herself, the other to put up friends, relatives and paying guests when visiting Mexico.


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                      Speaks: english, french, german, spanish

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      Photos

                      • Open-plan living room

                        Open-plan living room

                      • Living room detail

                        Living room detail

                      • Terrace at night

                        Terrace at night

                      • Dining room detail

                        Dining room detail

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Bedroom I

                        Bedroom I

                      • Bedroom II (2 twins or 1 king)

                        Bedroom II (2 twins or 1 king)

                      • Bathroom I with jaccuzzi

                        Bathroom I with jaccuzzi

                      • View to balcony

                        View to balcony

                      • Edificio Santa Clara - our building

                        Edificio Santa Clara - our building

                      • Our building

                        Our building

                      • View from apartment

                        View from apartment

                      • View from living room

                        View from living room

                      • Work desk in living room

                        Work desk in living room

                      • Dining area

                        Dining area

                      • Dining

                        Dining

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • View from bedroom I

                        View from bedroom I

                      • Bedroom III (single)

                        Bedroom III (single)

                      • Bathroom II

                        Bathroom II

                      • Building lobby

                        Building lobby

                      • Our  building - apartment with arches on top floor

                        Our building - apartment with arches on top floor

                      • Our view of Bellas Artes, the opera house

                        Our view of Bellas Artes, the opera house

                      • Early morning view from the apartment

                        Early morning view from the apartment

                      VRBO #38233

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                      This listing was first published here in 2004.

                      Date last modified - Friday, September 12, 2014

                      $180 per night (USD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 09/12/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Elegant Penthouse in Mexico City's Historic Center

                      Mexico City #38233

                      4 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 6

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