It has been fairly some time since we’ve had any new accommodations to speak about in Mexico’s capital, however two new Mexico Metropolis luxurious accommodations have hit the scene post-pandemic. So now you might have extra choices: one from Ritz-Carlton (a part of Marriott), one from Sofitel (a part of Accor).
Ritz-Carlton Mexico Metropolis
I really feel like I’ve been listening to in regards to the Ritz-Carlton Mexico Metropolis for not less than a decade now, like a rumor that was all the time within the background however by no means fairly believed. It was eight years in the past once I first bodily heard about it each day: the development crew was banging away from the early morning on once I was staying on the 4 Seasons close by.
The Ritz-Carlton Mexico Metropolis homes a part of a constructing that additionally accommodates workplaces and parking, which permits it to soar above every thing else and supply prime views of town and Chapultapec Park. Our affiliate editor Lydia, who wrote the assessment, thought some elements of the property didn’t dwell as much as what’s already in place elsewhere within the metropolis, however oh these views!
The grandiose, Artwork Deco-style bar is almost as huge because the restaurant and has expansive views by way of partitions of glass inside. When the climate is sweet, you possibly can take all of it in from an out of doors terrace space as an alternative. The restaurant is on the identical flooring (57) and in addition supplies a birds-eye look of the capital. It’s a powerful spot for a romantic date or a deal-closing consumer assembly, with cocktails and dishes that present loads of aptitude in your social media feed.
The rooms are rather more subdued until you go for a collection, a slightly odd selection in a metropolis the place the St. Regis, Las Alcobos, and W Mexico Metropolis are so creative of their sleeping quarters. Apparently they’re aiming at a conservative enterprise crowd greater than leisure vacationers, a principle evidenced by charges that may prime $1,000 earlier than you get to the suites on the listing.
The resort’s location is nice for exploring town, nonetheless.
Proper on the sting of the park, it’s excellent for vacationers who need to take full benefit of this immense inexperienced area (thrice bigger that Central Park) and the museums it homes (the Tamayo Artwork Museum, the Museum of Trendy Artwork, and The Anthropology museum to call just a few). It’s additionally minutes by automotive from Polanco, Roma, and the Centro Historico.
See extra photographs and our full assessment of Ritz-Carlton Mexico Metropolis.
Sofitel Mexico Metropolis Reforma
The Mexico Metropolis Sofitel — the primary for the model on this nation — isn’t technically a brand new resort as a result of it opened in March of 2020. Everyone knows what occurred after that although. After an extended stretch of being closed after which solely having a smattering of visitors, it’s in full swing now with all of the eating places and bars obtainable once more.
You possibly can stroll from the Ritz-Carlton to right here and whereas this skyscraper isn’t fairly as excessive, it’s not sharing the constructing with anybody besides the parking flooring making up the decrease ranges. It stretches near 40 flooring and even the restaurant on the twelfth flooring has a very good view: it appears to be like proper out on the well-known Angel of Independence statue erected in 1910 in the midst of a roundabout.
Should you’re a foodie, particularly one who likes French cooking and pastries, this is likely to be your best option within the metropolis for you. Sofitel is the high-end model of the French Accor chain and it exhibits in what’s popping out of the kitchen. From completely made croissants, often powerful to seek out in Mexico, and extends to elegant dinner dishes at Balta that reveal a European sophistication. The Mexican dishes on the menu style genuine, however even then there’s a small contact or two making them really feel extra subtle.
The Sofitel Mexico Metropolis has a full spa, however in contrast to on the Ritz-Carlton, you don’t should ebook a therapeutic massage to make use of the indoor swimming pool that’s lengthy sufficient for laps. There’s additionally a well-equipped fitness center on web site that can present a rounded exercise.
The rooms listed here are gorgeous, with a creativity within the format and facilities that’s refreshing to see. Take a step up from the usual stage to not less than the “Luxurious Room” stage to actually get the complete impact of this although. You then’ll have a eating desk, an enormous bathtub separate from the bathe, and a settee bench by a wall of glass with a view. Distant curtains and intuitive lighting alter the temper or permit an awesome evening’s sleep.
Charges on the Sofitel for a luxurious room begin at lower than $400 per evening on some dates and a membership entry Status Suite begins at lower than $600. We have been particularly impressed with the pleasant staffers with a excessive stage of English proficiency.
See our full Sofitel Mexico Metropolis assessment right here.
Have you ever stayed at both of those new Mexico Metropolis luxurious accommodations? What did you assume?