We spent three nights at Hotel Geneve and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Despite being located in a vibrant street and our room faced the street we slept soundly in a huge comfy bed. The hotel is quirky with displays of antique typewriters, phones etc. The Telephone Bar is cosy and fun. We did not eat at the hotel but as we found all other facilities so pleasing we are sure the food would also be great.
Just one annoyance was that we had the concierge hail a cab for us and we were quoted 240 pesos for our trip to the airport but when we arrived the driver insisted that we pay him 400 pesos and he also expected a tip, apart from that we really enjoyed our stay and will definitely recommend to friends and may return one day.
If you need a budget option, the Stella Maris is perfect. I have stayed at numerous hotels in Mexico City that offer more expensive rooms which are actually much smaller than the Junior Suite (room 211) at the Stella Maris. I loved the floor-to-ceiling windows that looked out on the park. If you want a quiet room, get one that faces the interior of the hotel. If you don’t mind the street noise, which includes music during the day and passing vehicles at night, I highly recommend an exterior room with a view of the park, which hosts assorted vendors during the week and an art market on Sundays. The staff at the hotel is very warm and always available if you need assistance. The hotel security is excellent, and the restaurant has an open-air option if you don't mind sitting with the smokers. The room tended to heat up during the day due to the sun coming through the windows, but the staff gave me a fan that supplemented the air conditioning, and the circulating air made the temperature comfortable. The location is perfect for walking to a local bakery and the laundry/dry cleaners, which are on the other side of the park on Río Neva. You can also easily walk to the large shopping mall (with restaurants and a movie theater) called Reforma 222. The taxi drivers at the hotel are excellent. The location near Reforma and Insurgentes is ideal. The hotel gym looked nice (only one treadmill--FYI). I chose to jog outside in the mornings. The Chapultepec park is within running distance.
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