$85 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 20, 2015 Check-out: Sep 23, 2015

Hotel de Cortes

4 stars
View map of Av. Hidalgo 85 Esq. Paseo De La Reforma Col. Centro, Mexico City, 06300

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
19 reviews
Great Location

This hotel is right in the heart of the Historic District. It is in walking distance from the most... See full review

  • Savvy Traveler 210
  • Jan 26, 2015
Great value, beautiful bathroom!

I only stayed here for one night while passing through Mexico City, but I thought it was a good... See full review

  • martlesby
  • Jul 28, 2015
Experience the glory of Mexico City at De Cortes Boutique Hotel, established in a colonial building that dates to 1620. A former monk guest lodging remodeled by Augustine friars in 1780, the hotel dates to 1943 and was modernized in 2005. Super-stylish guest rooms and modern amenities pair with exquisite rustic elements throughout the hotel, including a classic central courtyard, Old-World library, Colonial-artwork gallery and sleek rooftop/attic lounge bar. De Cortes also offers a restaurant, rooftop bar, fitness center and business services.
Location
De Cortes Boutique Hotel is in Mexico City, less than 8 miles (12 km) from the airport. The hotel is near Alameda Central, one of the oldest public spaces in Mexico City, and the many 17th-century buildings of the historic district. 
Rooms
Understated opulence sets the tone at De Cortes Hotel's serene guest rooms and suites. Each includes free Wi-Fi, a 40-inch LCD cable TV, CD/DVD player, coffee-maker, mini-bar, safe, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, and air conditioning. Extra perks come with cotton bathrobes, wake-up service and upscale bathroom amenities. Suites deliver even more
Property features
Daily breakfast is included in every stay at De Cortes. The hotel's restaurant, 1620, offers a blend of Mexican and Spanish Cuisine. Come nighttime, be sure to visit the hotel's unique lounge, El Cielo, with outdoor lounge seating and dramatic views of Alameda Central. Notice the hotel's public areas, too, and the authentic art gallery with original paintings from the colonial period, 18th century sculptures and 19th century pieces. Fitness buffs can keep with gym routines at the on-site fitness center complete with a hot tub and sauna. For a late night snack or breakfast in bed, room service is available 24/7. Additional amenities and services include dry cleaning, baby sitting service, laundry service, tour desk and concierge, parking facilities, currency exchange and a doctor on call.
Highlights
  • Save on dining with the hotel's free daily breakfast service
  • Stay in historical digs once belonging to Augustine Friars
  • Find hip style and history at the rooftop terrace bar, El Cielo, featuring panoramic city views
  • Enjoy a location near Alameda Park, Metropolitan Cathedral, Templo Mayor and Palacio Nacional
Nearby attractions
  • Palacio Nacional (1.5 mi/2.3 km)
  • Museo Nacional de AntropologÌa (3.5 mi/5.7 km)
  • Bosque de Chapultepec (3.5 mi/5.7 km)
  • World Trade Center Mexico (3.9 mi/6.3 km)
  • Museo Frida Kahlo (6.1 mi/9.9 km)
  • Teotihuac·n (7.3 mi/11.8 km)
  • Mercado de Xochimilco (16.6 mi/26.8 km)
Business
  • Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial services
  • High-speed Wi-Fi Internet access
Transportation
  • Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de Mexico (Benito Juarez) (7.4 mi/12 km)

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Hotel de Cortes Rooms

Executive
Room with 1 King bed adorned with sheets and large cushions of various sizes and DVD player and stereo. Room also equipped with facilities like Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Internet access, Room service, Iron or Ironing board, Safe in room, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable or Satellite TV, CD player, Tea and coffee making facilities, Laundry service, Telephone, Color TV, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Hairdryer and Radio.
Minimalist atmosphere.
Deluxe
Room with 1 King Or 2 Single adorned with sheets and large cushions of various sizes, a spacious bathroom and DVD player & stereo.
Room also equipped with facilities like Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Internet access, Room service, Iron or Ironing board, Safe in room, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable or Satellite TV, CD player, Tea and coffee making facilities, Laundry service, Telephone, Color TV, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Hairdryer and Radio. Minimalist atmosphere
Jr. Suite Executive
Room with 1 King bed with white sheets and numerous different size pillows, an independent living room with Sofa and a spacious bathroom and DVD player and stereo.
Room also equipped with facilities like Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Internet access, Room service, Iron or Ironing board, Safe in room, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable or Satellite TV, CD player, Tea and coffee making facilities, Laundry service, Telephone, Color TV, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Hairdryer and Radio.
Jr. Suite Deluxe
Room providing park view with 1 King Or 2 Single beds with white sheets and numerous different size pillows, a living room with sofa and a spacious bathroom and DVD player & stereo.
Room also equipped with facilities like Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Internet access, Room service, Iron or Ironing board, Safe in room, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable or Satellite TV, CD player, Tea and coffee making facilities, Laundry service, Telephone, Color TV, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Hairdryer and Radio.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Parking

Nearby points of interest

  • Teatro de la Ciudad: 0.4 mi
  • Teatro Metropólitan: 0.6 mi
  • Church of San Francisco: 0.6 mi
  • Constitution Square: 0.8 mi
  • El Zocalo: 0.8 mi
  • Templo Mayor: 1 mi
  • Nacional Monte de Piedad: 1.1 mi
  • Zócalo: 1.1 mi
  • Arena México: 1.3 mi
  • El Ángel: 1.7 mi
  • Parque España: 2 mi
  • Parque México: 2.5 mi
  • IPADE: 3 mi
  • Palacio de los Deportes: 3.5 mi
  • Campo Marte: 3.8 mi
  • Teatro de la Ciudad: 0.4 mi
  • Teatro Metropólitan: 0.6 mi
  • Church of San Francisco: 0.6 mi
  • Constitution Square: 0.8 mi
  • El Zocalo: 0.8 mi
  • Templo Mayor: 1 mi
  • Nacional Monte de Piedad: 1.1 mi
  • Zócalo: 1.1 mi
  • Arena México: 1.3 mi
  • El Ángel: 1.7 mi
  • Parque España: 2 mi
  • Parque México: 2.5 mi
  • IPADE: 3 mi
  • Palacio de los Deportes: 3.5 mi
  • Campo Marte: 3.8 mi
  • Foro Sol: 3.9 mi
  • Chapultepec: 4.1 mi
  • Plaza México: 4.6 mi
  • UAM Azcapotzalco: 5.2 mi
  • Film University: 7.4 mi
  • Universidad Iberoamericana: 8.8 mi
  • Estadio Azteca: 9.5 mi
  • Cuicuilco: 9.8 mi
  • Perisur: 10 mi
  • Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana: 10.2 mi
  • Six Flags México: 10.4 mi
  • Universidad del Valle de México: 10.6 mi
  • Universidad Intercontinental: 11 mi

Dining

Restaurant
Dining is an essential part of the boutique hotel and its restaurant 1620 offers an exquisite fusion between Mexico's renowned cuisine and that of Spain in particular and the Mediterranean in general.
The restaurant is opening from 7:00am until 5:00pm.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
1:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Hotel de Cortes

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
19 out of 19
Amenities:
3.8
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.1
Value:
3.9

89% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Hotel de Cortes

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
martlesby
Single
Chicago
Jul 28, 2015

Great value, beautiful bathroom!

I only stayed here for one night while passing through Mexico City, but I thought it was a good value for the price. The layout is a bit strange and it was eerily quiet the night I was there, but it's very clean, the rooms are nice, the bathrooms are exceptional and the staff is friendly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Single

Review of Hotel de Cortes

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Savvy Traveler 210
Family
Shertz
Jan 26, 2015

Great Location

This hotel is right in the heart of the Historic District. It is in walking distance from the most important museums and galleries in MEX.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Family

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Must visit Bellas Artes!

Review of Hotel de Cortes

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jubilados Ingles
Couples
Cornwall, UK
Nov 19, 2014

Retirement Mexico trip

Lovely old colonial building, tastefully restored. Very friendly helpful staff. Only downside was the noise; initially from St Jude's day, then from the rooftop bar which had loud music till 2 am. Bring your ear plugs!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Couples

Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

Cafe de Tacuba, great traditional Mexican food, interesting tiled decor, and a Mexican band to entertain you

Review of Hotel de Cortes

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jane Aire
Couples
Boca Raton, Florida
Apr 7, 2014

Nice Place

Great Value. Good walking distance to Downtown. Staff manager who controls upstairs rooftop lounge tried to tell us that we could not sit without a reservation - this was not true. Otherwise, nice quite, place. Good food. A/C in room could have been more efficient. We will return.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Hotel de Cortes

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mike from Hillsborough
Couples
North Carolina
Jan 2, 2014

Awesome location

Loved this place. Our room was small but had everything we needed. The bathroom was gorgeous. The best thing about this hotel was the location-- just a quick walk through a gorgeous city park to the historic city center.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Don't miss the National Cathedral, the zocalo & the lovely park across the street from the hotel.

Review of Hotel de Cortes

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Luis GC
Business
San Antonio TX
Dec 13, 2013

Very good value

I went on a business trip to Mexico city and stayed at this hotel for two nights it is well located, the staff was friendly, the room was comfortable. Did have any issues with street noise because I stayed on a first floor room with no windows to the exterior just to the inside.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Right by subway station which is probably the best way to move around in Mexico city.

Review of Hotel de Cortes

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
2013Vane
Business
Colombia
Nov 3, 2013

Nice hotel with great service

Great staff, all very helpful. Beautiful modern rooms in a colonial building. The location is not bad, but it is too noisy arounf the hotel, try to get a room in the back. Mini bar is not replaced daily, and resturant and room service menus are very limited..

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel de Cortes

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
ArturoGzz
Couples
Los Angeles, California
Sep 9, 2013

The hotel is nice but has the worst staff

I arrived to the hotel at 2:00 PM after a long trip, the hotel was obviously not full and they still would not give us a room until 3:00. You can tell the room was ready because the hotel has a central patio and all the rooms are visible. No one came out of any of the rooms and they still made us wait. Every single member in the hotel wanted to make extra money on every occasion they had it got really annoying. My wife asked the concierge for a hair salon near by and they said nothing was available, they made us choose the one they offered. They gave us an estimate, my wife had the service and then they wanted to charge twice what they initially said. The people from the hair salon told me their shop was located 1 block away from the hotel, they walked to the hotel and the bell boy wanted to charge $50 dollars for a taxi. They were trying to steal money in every chance they had. When I checked out they had additional charges made in the bar that I did not consume, they were very rude about it, I demanded to see my signature on the tickets and refused to pay for drinks and food I did not have. They finally subtracted that from the bill but again they wanted to charge extra fees and extra money for everything. Overall terrible service and hospitality. The hotel is located in downtown Mexico CIty it is nice around there for a historic tour, the only negative part is that on Sunday we could not get a taxi because all the streets were closed. That made it even worse.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
4
Location:
2
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Hotel de Cortes

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Timmy L.
Business
Houston, TX
Aug 22, 2013

Very nice hotel in heart of DF

I stayed at Boutique Hotel de Cortes for 3 days while in Mexico City on business. The hotel is inside an old baroque-type building. It is a small hotel with very friendly staff and well appointed rooms. The rooms have very modern finishes. I loved the stand-up rainfall shower and that the bed was very comfortable. Lastly, I highly recommend the guacamole in the restaurant/bar.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel de Cortes

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Juan Pablo Duran
Couples
Bogata
Sep 18, 2012

Excelent

I Went fot my Honey Moon, the service was great, and the location couldn´t be better for sightseen.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

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