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Mexico: TOP Hotels in Mexico City

Mexico City

1) Four Seasons Hotel
Our readers’ top-rated hotel is renowned for its beautiful, lush courtyard and colonial-inspired architecture. Address: Paseo de la Reforma 500, Colonia Juarez; Tel: (5255) 5230-1818; Web: fourseasons.com/mexico

2) W Mexico City
Sleek and sophisticated rooms draw travelers while locals also patronize the hip restaurants and lounges. Address: Campos Eliseos 252, Colonia Polanco; Tel: (5255) 9138-1800; Web: starwoodhotels.com/whotels

3) JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City
Scenic views and spa facilities at this five-star property, including a gym and outdoor pool. Address: Andres Bello 29, Colonia Polanco; Tel: (5255) 5999-0000; Web: marriott.com

4) Presidente InterContinental Mexico City
Seven on-site restaurants and extensive meeting facilities make this a popular choice among local business people, too. Address: Campos Eliseos 218, Colonia Polanco; Tel: (5255) 5237-7730; Web: intercontinentalmexico.com/

5) Hilton Mexico City Reforma
Reflagged as a Hilton in 2009, this hotel features a heliport, its own convention center and a penthouse executive lounge. Address: Avenida Juarez 70, Col. Centro; Tel: (5255) 5130-5300;  Web: www1.hilton.com

6) Hotel Nikko México
756 rooms with either park or city views. On-site dining options include upscale Japanese. Address: Campos Elíseos No. 204, Colonia Polanco; Tel: (5255) 5283-8700; Web: hotelnikkomexico.com

7) Mexico City Marriott Reforma
The 16-story hotel is centrally located in the Zona Rosa, near the Angel of Independence monument, across Reforma from the Mexican Stock Exchange. Address: Paseo de la Reforma 276, Colonia Juarez; Tel: (5255) 482-2400; Web: marriott.com

8)Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel and Towers
Overlooking the Independence monument, this hotel is just steps from both the American and British embassies. Address: Paseo de la Reforma 325; Tel: (5255) 5242-5555; Web: starwoodhotels.com/sheraton

9) Camino Real Polanco
The Mexican owners of this hotel, whose 1968 design was cutting edge, are investing millions to redecorate and upgrade the 712-room property. Address: Mariano Escobedo 700, Colonia Azures; Tel: (5255) 5227-7200; Web: caminoreal.com

10) St. Regis Mexico City
Five-star design and comforts at the Cesar Pelli-designed property, opened in 2009. Address: Paseo de la Reforma 439, Colonia Cuauhtemoc; Tel: (5255) 5228-1818; Web: starwoodhotels.com/stregis

Mexico: TOP Restaurants in Mexico City

1) Hacienda de los Morales
Upscale Mexican dishes in an elegant colonial setting. Address: Avenida Vázquez de Mella 525, Colonia Del Bosque; Tel: (5255) 5283-3055; Web: haciendadelosmorales.com

2) Puerto Madero
Popular Argentine steakhouse also noted for its martinis and wine list.  Address: Presidente Masarik 110, Colonia Polanco;Tel: (5255) 5545-6098; Web: puertomaderorestaurantes.com

3) Restaurante El Cardenal
Traditional Mexican fare, with two other locations in the city.  Address: Avenida de las Palmas 215, Lomas de Chapultepec; Tel: (5255) 2623-0402; Web: restauranteelcardenal.com

4) Astrid y Gastón
The Mexico City location of the acclaimed Peruvian chain. Address: Alfredo Tennyson 117, Colonia Polanco;  Tel: (5255) 5282-2489; Web: astridygaston.com

5) Au Pied de Cochon
Mexican branch of the Paris institution serves French classics around the clock. Address: Campos Eliseos 218 (inside the PresidenteIntercontinenal), Colonia Polanco; Tel: (5255) 5327-7756; Web: aupieddecochon.com.mx

6) San Angel Inn
A former monastery reknowned for its renditions of traditional Mexican dishes. Address: Diego Rivera 50, Colonia San Angel Inn; Tel: (5255) 5616-1402; Web: sanangelinn.com

7) Azul y Oro
Elegant Mexican fare in a casual setting, inside the Torre de Ingeniería on the UNAM campus.  Address: Centro Cultural Universitario, Ciudad Universitaria; Tel: (5255) 5622-7135

8)Contramar
Excellent seafood; lunch only. Address: Durango 200 (Plaza Madrid), Colonia Roma; Tel: (5255) 5514-3169; Web: contramar.com.mx

9) Fonda el Refugio
Elegant preparations of Mexican fare. Address: Liverpool 166, Zona Rosa; Tel: (5255) 5525-8128

10) Solea at the W
Steak and seafood specialities. Address: Campos Eliseos 252, Colonia Polanco; Tel: (5255) 9138-1800

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