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Hotel Universal

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Traveller (13)
Room & Suite (9)
Calzada de Guadalupe 25, Mexico City 06270 Mexico See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Air Conditioning
1.5 Star accommodation
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The Hotel Universal is located in the Calzada de Guadalupe,continued toward the north of the Paseo de la Reforma,close to the Zocalo and the historical city center as well as the International Airport of Mexico More City and to the Basilica of Guadalupe.Features nearby access to the city public transport.The facilities consist of 42 rooms, with double beds or a king bed, with simple decor, all with private bathroom, cable television service,free internet access via Wi-fi and basic amenities. Less
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I first thought this hotel would be cheep or dirty for the price advertised as we arrived late in Mexico City. I was surprised at the friendly greetings and the manager spoke English. The building was 5 minutes from the international airport and secured. The room was clean and th
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As far as I can tell, this place hasn't changed since I stayed two years ago. I got a king bed, private bath with very hot water in both shower and washbasin, flatscreen TV that includes news and sports channels in English, spotless clean, and quiet almost all of the time. When I
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We stayed one night as we had a 15 hour layover in Mexico City... The room was clean. The staff were friendly. We woke up to an 8.0 earthquake!! We ran downstairs and went out onto the street but the building was fine.

There are a couple of cheap taco places just up the street.
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As a budget traveller I only need a hotel room to sleep and get a shower. But I got a lot more in this hotel. Big clean room, nice decoration and a huge kingsize bed (space enough for 3 persons). Private bathroom with shower next to toilet (take your shower when you finished the
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Had to take the subway and bus to get here, not an area I felt safe at during the night. Policia all over in raid gear and homeless in every corner.

The bed was okay, kinda hard, and the room had an awkward full room mirror on the wall, probably to complement the lovely (sarcas
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Habitacion King Size/Double King Size Bed Room
The bathroom with attached separate shower
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Baño privado en todas las habitaciones/Private bathroom in all rooms
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Are maps of Mexico city available at the reception desk? Does the reception desk have a safe?
Hi Just download Google maps for Mexico City area for offline use.
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Leigh, you mention you paid 25-30 pesos to and from Zocalo; we've been back and forth from the hotel Universal to Zocalo and even had the fellow from the hotel's registration desk help and the cheapest we've been able get in both pink and brown cabs, and by meter and "negotiating" has been 70 pesos; often closer to 130 pesos. What's your secret?
Leigh, will continue to work on this issue. I'm with my wife, so that may make a difference. Thanks for quick reply. Enjoy your time in India.
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Thank you again, Joan. I do not speak Spanish though I am learning Spanish travel phrases. Is there a taxi sitio near Misterios station?
No it's not any taxi sitio near to the station.Considering the time of your arrival,we think that your best choice,even if it is the more expensive,is to take a taxi from the Airport.
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Thanks, Joan. My fly is scheduled to arrive at 9:10 PM on a Saturday. I have a carry-on. Can I take it to the metro? (I read in the forum that luggage is not allowed in metro). Is there a restaurant, coffee, etc. near Misterios station, which can call a taxi? (I read somewhere that it is advisable to not hail a taxi on the street.) If so, what is the fare? I'll travel by myself. Is it safe to do so? Muchas gracias.
Hi,again.If you take the subway in the Airport(Terminal Aerea station) there will be no problem with your luggage.Taxis in the city are mostly safe.You have to check that it has it's 2 license plates, and the picture of the driver in one of the rear windows.They run with a taximeter, and you have to check that the driver turns it on.You have to be careful just like in every big city in the world.Glad to help you.
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Hola, in what colonia is the hotel? In what taxi zone? I learned from the reviews that it is 40 pesos by taxi from the hotel to the airport. How much is the fare from the airport to the hotel?
Hi.The Hotel is in the Colonia Maza,near to the Glorieta de Peralvillo in the beginning of the Calzada de Guadalupe.The Airport taxis are much expensive than the regular taxis and they can charge you about a $150.00 or $200.00 pesos.The subway is a better,and cheaper choice that can leave you near the hotel,in the Misterios station,and from there you can take a bus or taxi.The hotel is about half a mile from the station.Hope this information is helpful and thank you for contacting us.
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"Interior rooms are quieter"
"Like always, rooms on the street side can be a little noisy."
"Ask for a room with a window that doesn't open onto a view of guestroom doors."
"never go there"
"Check room first; some odd shower/toilet configurations"
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