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Zocalo Central Mexico City

4.0 star property
4-star aparthotel with restaurant, near Zócalo

9.6/10 Exceptional

1,224 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
  • Meeting Facilities
Cinco de Mayo 61, Centro Historico, Mexico City, 06000
Main amenities
  • 105 apartments
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • 24-hour health club
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Front desk safe
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry service
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Espresso maker
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
  • Follows industry sanitisation guidelines

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Historic Center
  • Zócalo - 3 min walk
  • Metropolitan Cathedral - 3 min walk
  • Palacio Nacional - 7 min walk
  • Palacio de Bellas Artes - 9 min walk
  • Alameda Central - 11 min walk
  • Paseo de la Reforma - 20 min walk
  • La Ciudadela - 26 min walk
  • Monument to the Revolution - 27 min walk
  • Madero Street - 1 min drive
  • Templo Mayor - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX) - 20 min drive
  • Santa Lucía, Mexico (NLU-Felipe Ángeles Intl.) - 59 min drive
  • Toluca, Estado de Mexico (TLC-Toluca Intl.) - 73 min drive
  • Mexico City Buenavista Station - 5 min drive
  • Mexico City Fortuna Station - 11 min drive
  • Tlalnepantla de Baz Station - 14 min drive
  • Allende Station - 4 min walk
  • Zocalo Station - 5 min walk
  • Bellas Artes Station - 12 min walk

About this property

Zocalo Central Mexico City

Located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the airport, Zocalo Central Mexico City offers a great location, putting you within just a 10-minute walk of Zócalo and Palacio Nacional. Guests can visit the 24-hour health club for a workout or grab a bite to eat at Balcon del Zocalo, which serves Mexican cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli are other highlights, and apartments offer up nice touches like espresso makers and pillow menus. Fellow travelers love the helpful staff and restaurant. Public transportation is just a short walk: Allende Station is 4 minutes and Zocalo Station is 5 minutes.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No pets or service animals allowed

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker


  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service available


  • Pillow menu
  • Bed sheets provided


  • Shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Towels provided
  • Hair dryer


  • Plasma TV with cable service

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace


  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • Desk
  • Conference space

Climate control

  • Air conditioning


  • No pets or service animals


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Multilingual staff
  • Phone
  • Luggage storage
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Safe at front desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Location highlights

  • Near the airport
  • Near a metro station
  • In the city center
  • In the historical district

Things to do

  • 24-hour health club
  • Free bicycles nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Security system
  • Smoke detector


  • 105 rooms
  • 7 floors
  • 1 building
  • Built in 1998
  • Colonial architecture

Restaurants on site

  • Balcon del Zocalo
  • Café Central

Fees & policies

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed on Christmas Eve:
  • Dining venue

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Zocalo Central Mexico City
Zocalo Hotel
Zocalo Hotel Mexico City Central
Zocalo Central Mexico City Hotel
Zocalo Central Hotel
Zocalo Central
Zocalo Central Mexico City Aparthotel
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Zocalo Central Mexico City Aparthotel Mexico City

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10/10 Exceptional

Our Favorite Hotel
This is our third time staying in this hotel and every time, it’s just a great experience. Very attentive staff, super clean facilities, and the 24 hour snack bar is super convenient.
Sean, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

erika, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A Jewel of a PlCe
Oh my this hotel is a jewel it’s staff are very helpful and friendly. It’s located in an area that gives you a perfect view of the best in Mexico City.
Yolanda, 4-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Joseph, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Almost scored a perfect!
Great location in the historic zone. The cafe serves great snacks free for guests. I would have rated this as almost a 10 but was disappointed with my room. It had a window the size of a prison cell’s!
Sue, 4-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Loved it
Wonderful! Second time staying here and I still cannot believe the value for money in my favorite part of the city. Location is amazing, free breakfast on the balcony overlooking the Cathedral is awesome, and the staff are super helpful and friendly. Room was small as you would expect in city center, but attractive, comfortable, and functional. Looking forward to returning!
Michael, 3-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Zócalo central is hands down the best hotel I’ve ever stayed at. Service was amazing- the staff were extremely helpful, welcoming, and kind. They gave us a lot of tips, helped us book tours, and always acknowledged us and made time to talk with us throughout our stay. The breakfast buffet that was included with our stay was delicious and made our trip super convenient- there’s not a lot open from 8-11am. There’s a limited bar in the reception that was also included and was a life saver between tours- we were able to get snacks, salads, sandwiches, beer, and juice. Overall an amazing hotel that was carefully thought out. I highly recommend staying here.
Erika, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Awesome place to stay in central CDMX!
Zócalo Central Hotel is such a great place to stay in the Centro Historico! You really can't beat the views from the rooftop restaurant, and the breakfast there was delicious. The rooms are small (European-style), but that's totally normal for a huge city in my experience. The hotel was very clean and they provided free bottled water on each floor, which was nice. We did a tour through the hotel to visit Teotihuacan, and we had so much fun! The hotel is very walkable with great access to all the sights in the historic center, and it's only about 1.5 miles from the Roma Norte, La Condesa, and Juarez neighborhoods where there are tons of restaurants, cafes, bars, parks, and cool places to explore. We'd definitely stay here again and recommend it highly!
5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Breakfast with a View!
Great experience at Zocalo Central! The absolute highlight was breakfast on the rooftop restaurant overlooking the Cathedral -- food and views were both top notch!
sarah, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

4 nights in Mexico City
I loved my stay here. I opted for a junior suite and the room was beautiful and had a view of the square. The bed was incredibly comfortable and made for an incredibly restful night. The staff thought of absolutely everything you could need with regard to toiletries, water, coffee, and beverages in the fridge. I also enjoyed the 24 hour cafe. It was incredibly helpful on some late nights. The breakfast on the rooftop was incredible. The food options were delicious and plentiful and the view and service was top notch. My only issue was the area frequently has roads blocked off and that made it somewhat difficult to get a taxi to other areas. I would stay here again in a heartbeat, though.
Jayda, 4-night trip
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