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Dent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Whilst this hotel has seen better days, it was well located close to the Zocalo. The staff were really helpful - they organised a cab to go to Friday Kahlo House and explained how much we should be paying. Breakfast was included in the ( very reasonable) price of our suite and it was pleasing to see that locals come...

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Philadelphia
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Kudos to desk staff, Lourdes & Carolina, who assisted before & during stay. Location cannot be beat - Isabel la Catolica St & 5 De Mayo St. allowing for lots of enjoyable sightseeing on foot; avoid touring via vehicle if possible - traffic horrific. Room 609 overlooks 5De Mayo St. Spacious room, sliding door to huge lovely private patio. Desk/chair,...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Perfectly situated to walk to metro, wonderful restaurants, shops and most museums and murals. Take a room on the 6th floor, 607-608 two queen size beds with a balcony, or 601 for a king bed. To pay $350 USD for 4 nights including breakfast in the historic district of a major capital city is amazing. The downside is that wifi...

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Trondheim
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I love this hotel! very central in heart of Mexico City and a nice restaurant with a breakfast buffet with all you need for a good start for a new day. Ask for a room with a balcony,i think that is a good option. Start your day on the balcony after a shower and just enjoy the wakening and life...

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Santa Fe, NM
Reviewed 8 August 2015

The Hotel Gillow is centrally located in the Central Historic district. It is only 2 blocks from the zocalo. It is very affordable considering where it is located. Sharing a double room with breakfast included was $37.00 per night. Unfortunately, the Wi-Fi worked off and on. When I could connect it took forever for a page to load, so I...

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Mexicali, Mexico
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Excellent value! It costed about US$60 for a room with two beds and a balcony with a great view of downtown Mexico City. La Profesa historic church next door (In the 1800's the hotel building was part of the curch's quarters). You can easily walk to everywhere from the hotel: Bellas Artes Palace and La Alameda park just 5 short...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Have been spending the winter in Mexico for many years now...The Hotel Gillow is where we stay every time we are in Mexico City....It is also where we spend five days yearly..with my Art Craft group. Enjoy the whole atmosphere of the place, great staff and the location is unbeatable.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This hotel is very nice, great location, right in the historical area. The staff were really nice, the breakfast was good. They accommodated us for extra nights at the last minute and we booked a couple of very good day tours through them. Even the day trips were just added to our bill.

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singapore
Reviewed 11 April 2015

A generous sized room with small bathroom. This hotel will not hesitate to use frayed towels. The price is fair for the location and what you get. Room 515 is considered "quiet" and faces the back which is a whole lot of roofs. While you may not get street noise, you will certainly get the noise of airconditioning and cooking...

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NYC
Reviewed 21 January 2015

If you stay here be sure to get a room on the 6th floor (we had 608 and our friend had 603 both with a balcony and they were totally quiet .) The hotel is renovating and rooms below 5th floor are awful. (When we arrived at 11pm they put us in an un-renovated room without hot water, freezing cold,...

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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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Hotel Gillow is one of the oldest hotels in Mexico, with more than a 100 years of experience in personalized service and supreme quality. It is located in the heart of Mexico City just 2 blocks away from "El Zocalo" and 3 blocks from "Bellas Artes". You will feel the colonial environment of Mexico and at the same time the conformity of technology at your hand. Moreover, it has the best restaurant in downtown called "La Capilla" which offers an exquisite fusion of Mediterranean and Mexican cuisine. Don't miss the opportunity to visit Mexico with us. ¡Bienvenido! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Gillow

Address: Calle Isabel La Catolica 17, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Mexico City > Centro Historico
Price Range: RM220 - RM330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 100
Also Known As:
Gillow Hotel Mexico City
Gillow Mexico City
Hotel Gillow Mexico City
Hotel Style:
#27 Best Value Hotel in Mexico City
#33 Family Hotel in Mexico City
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“higher floors have a great view.”
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“Go to a different hotel.”
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“Many top-floor suites have private open-air verandahs perfect for drinks or just watching the narrow, bustling streets below.”
MichaelG77, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Some 6th floor rooms have patio, but with patio comes typical noise from street below.”
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