Ben Pundole

Condesa DF

  • Where:
  • Why:Mutek music festival and pyramid hopping.
  • When:October 2015
  • Who:Some magical creatures.
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Condesa DF Mezcal made me do it.

Mezcal made me do it.

Condesa DF Ah you pretty little thing.

Ah you pretty little thing.

Condesa DF This room though...room 28, key!

This room though...room 28, key!

Condesa DF The beautiful bedroom, equipped with sliding blackout doors!

The beautiful bedroom, equipped with sliding blackout doors!

Condesa DF Hotel Condesa has its own delicious reposado tequila. We took it to Bubu's and drank the lot!

Hotel Condesa has its own delicious reposado tequila. We took it to Bubu's and drank the lot!

Condesa DF Courtyard restaurant vibes from above.

Courtyard restaurant vibes from above.

Condesa DF They laughed at me when I asked for a mescal margarita... drinking it straight is the only way, apparently.

They laughed at me when I asked for a mescal margarita... drinking it straight is the only way, apparently.

Condesa DF Courtyard restaurant vibes.

Courtyard restaurant vibes.

Condesa DF The gift shop sold impossibly delicious chocolate amongst tons of other cool stuff.

The gift shop sold impossibly delicious chocolate amongst tons of other cool stuff.

Condesa DF Regrouping...Nico, Spurr, Robin.

Regrouping...Nico, Spurr, Robin.

Condesa DF The sun and the moon pyramids of Teotihuacan just one hour outside the city.  Pretty damn magical!

The sun and the moon pyramids of Teotihuacan just one hour outside the city. Pretty damn magical!

Condesa DF We were there for the Mutek festival, which was pretty epic. Saturday night with Tale of Us.

We were there for the Mutek festival, which was pretty epic. Saturday night with Tale of Us.

Condesa DF Condesa DF...It's exactly where you need to be!

Condesa DF...It's exactly where you need to be!

Highs & Lows

  • The most perfect location you can imagine on a treelined street in Mexico City.

  • Incredible design that has not and will not date.

  • They treated me like a prince with daily amenities of fruit, cookies and tequila (breakfast of champions).

  • The food and service for dinner could be improved.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 46/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Neighborhood lifestyle hotel.

  • Vibe

    Global creatives / party princes and princesses.

  • Location

    In the heart of Mexico City's beautiful Condesa neighborhood.

  • Rooms

    40

  • Music

    Light and sexy.

  • Year Opened

    The building that houses the hotel dates back to 1928.

  • Designed By

    Architecture by Javier Sanchez and interior design by India Mahdav.

  • Health & Wellness

    No

  • Restaurant

    Excellent for a hungover breakfast.

  • Bar

    They know their mescal. The rooftop bar is the jumpoff!

  • Minibar

    Brilliant - includes their very own Condesa tequila.

  • Children

    Sure

  • Price

    Affordable glamour.

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