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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 historic center and explore its many impressive buildings and museums on foot. The 'Centro', as the locals call it, was declared a World Heritage Site in 1991. It is chockfull of Aztec and Colonial treasures, fascinating museums, busy shopping streets and markets, and plenty of restaurants and bars. Here you feel the throbbing pulse of this great megalopolis - and all just a few steps away from your apartment.
Located on the top floor of a stately building, this penthouse offers breathtaking views of major Mexico City landmarks. It has an enormous living area with a plant-filled terrace, four charming bedrooms, three and a half marble baths (one with jacuzzi), and a modern well-equipped kitchen. It comfortably accommodate six guests.
Cost of renting the apartment depends on the number of bedrooms you occupy and starts at USD180 for single occupancy and USD220 for two people. You will always have exclusive use of the apartment - even if you rent just one bedroom. No sharing with other guests! Please see our detailed rate list under "Rates".
Your rental rate includes: • Generous Continental breakfast (buffet) • Maid service Monday through Saturday • Well-stocked minibar • Computer and Wi-Fi • Flat-screen satellite TV • DVD/CD players and access to owner's DVD/CD library • Portable heaters and fans, electric blankets • 24-hour security • Transport and tours assistance
For stays on one week or longer, we will also provide • Free airport pick-up • Mexican cell phone during your stay • Bathrobes, slippers and other amenities
Minimum stay is three nights. During Easter and Thanksgiving week, and from December 15 to January 6, minimum stay is four nights. We offer weekly rates and discounts for single occupancy of double bedrooms.
PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN OUR B&B RATES WHICH START AT USD40 FOR A SINGLE AND USD70 FOR A DOUBLE BEDROOM. UNDER OUR B&B PLAN YOU DO NOT HAVE EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE APARTMENT BUT MAY SHARE THE APARTMENT WITH OTHER GUESTS. Please see our detailed B&B rates under "Rates".
Petra, the owner lives in the building. She 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.
Children under 12 years of age by prior arrangement only....moreless
Senior Adults Only Community
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. Please note that cots are extra beds are not available. ...moreless
Pets Not Allowed
Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
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
Laundry service, in-house parking (1 car), private cook, Mexican cooking classes, language seminars, massages - ALL IN YOUR APARTMENT!.
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
Audio Tape Player
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
Minimum stay is 3 nights. During Easter week and Dec 15 - Jan 6, minimum stay is 4 nights.
RATES (our B&B; plan)
Single bedroom ......... USD40 to 70
Double bedroom .........USD70 to 95
Two-bedroom Suite .....USD130
Minimum stay is 2 nights. During Easter week and Dec 15 - Jan 6, minimum stay is 3 nights.
Discounts for single occupancy of double bedrooms.RATES (exclusive use of apartment)
The deposit to secure reservation under any rental plan is USD380. Please contact owner for deposit and balance payment options.
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Private Mexican cooking lessons, meals prepared by private cook, Spanish classes, massages -- all in your apartment. For details, please contact owner.
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 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.