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Mexico City is a vibrant destination with a plethora of things to do. The city is filled with friendly people, art galleries, world-class museums, and plenty of mouthwatering eats. It’s surrounded by volcanic mountains and boasts many green spaces throughout along with a 5-square-mile UNESCO-listed historic center. If you’re looking for a base to enjoy it all, these rentals are all fabulous picks, many boast impressive outdoor and indoor living spaces to ensure a relaxing respite.
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Nestled just northwest of Mexico City, the feathered Aztec serpent god Quetzalcoatl was transformed into a very unique Airbnb accommodation. The fantastical snake-shaped structure sits in a park with botanical gardens, a cave of minerals, and lakes, providing a serene oasis from the hustle and bustle that’s sure to please nature lovers, and lovers of Dr. Seuss. Conceived by architect Javier Senosiain, guests sleep in the belly of the snake enjoying all the comforts of home, including Wi-Fi, cable TV, and a kitchen, along with full access to the garden and sculptures. This unique Airbnb was also featured on “The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals” on Netflix.
Ideally located in the heart of the popular Condesa neighborhood, a stay here will put you within walking distance of parks, high-quality restaurants and bars. A rooftop loft, it brings the outdoors in with a large private terrace filled with plants and floor-to-ceiling glass doors on two sides. Be sure to open them up and catch at least one stunning sunset while you’re here. While there is no kitchen, you will have a mini-fridge, filtered water, and a French press, along with a living area with a sofa and coffee table, comfy bed, washer/dryer, and a large bathroom with a great shower.
An architectural gem in the bohemian and gastronomic neighborhood of Condesa, this one-bedroom space for two has gorgeous vaulted ceilings and iconic ironwork windows blending the modern with Mexican tradition. While it will bring you back to the 1940s, you’ll have high-tech amenities, including cable TV and Wi-Fi, along with luxuries like a beautiful bathroom with a rain shower and soaking tub, and a full kitchen with an espresso machine. In the bedroom there’s a king-size bed with a pillow-top mattress and room darkening shades.
This apartment is an ideal home base for exploring the Roma Norte neighborhood while providing indoor-outdoor living at its finest. You’ll be able to walk to many fantastic cafes, restaurants and shops while being able to come back to this incredible space that includes floor-to-ceiling glass doors in the kitchen, living room, and bedroom, leading out to multiple balconies. There’s also an ivy-covered wall in the eat-in kitchen, cable TV, washer/dryer, and Wi-Fi.
This Condesa rental is surrounded by windows that showcase greenery while bringing in plenty of sunlight. Exquisitely stylish, it includes original hardwoods that provide lots of characteristic appeal and an excellent modern kitchen outfitted for a beginner chef. There are two common areas, one with wrap-around windows, a couch and chairs, and a six-seat dining table. The other has a comfy couch and a dedicated work space. As the bedroom includes a desk, it’s a great spot for couples or a couple of friends who need to work while they’re here.
This one-bedroom rental includes outdoor and indoor spaces for living and working, with high-speed Internet that’s strong enough for two simultaneously video conferencing. Whether you’re working or using it as a base to explore the city, you’ll appreciate having a quiet base that includes a hammock when you’re ready for a break from it all. There’s a fully equipped kitchen with coffee supplied and your host provides welcome beverages as well. You’ll also have access to the rooftop with a grill for cookouts. With a supermarket close by, it’s easy to pick up all the ingredients you need.
This gorgeous duplex sits inside a 1905 Porfirian home and has been impressively restored, while perfectly located along Roma’s trendiest street. Within walking distance to everything, it oozes charm and includes a friendly guard at the front gate. There are very high ceilings that provide an extra-spacious feel along with an amazing private terrace, the perfect spot to sip your morning coffee and to end the day with a cocktail. Do consider that there are steep stairs to climb, so you’ll want to pack light, but it’s worth the true Roma Norte experience for those who can manage it.
Casa México is right across the street from the main park in Condesa, surrounded by picturesque tree-lined streets, unique shops, galleries, restaurants, and cafes. It sits right above a great café where you can enjoy your daily breakfast. The space is open, airy, and has designer appeal with two bedrooms, accommodating up to six guests. There’s a private balcony, but if that’s not enough you can always relax on the roof deck that looks directly out to the park. It also includes a full kitchen with a Nespresso maker, Wi-Fi, TV, and a washer/dryer. Guests rave about the king-size bed as the “most comfortable ever.”
A two-bedroom apartment for up to four, this is an ideal rental for visitors who want to be in the heart of it all, right between the city’s most trendy neighborhoods, Roma and Condesa. You’ll be at the center of the best green spaces, cultural, culinary, and nightlife attractions making it easy to get anywhere on foot. The Metro, Metrobus and public bike/scooter share options are easy to reach if you want to explore further. You’ll have a chef’s kitchen, laundry facilities, and multiple Smart TVs along with a bright, open space that includes Mexican artisan crafts and color.
It’s hard to beat the view from this luxurious one-bedroom apartment. You’ll have 360-degree views of the most iconic buildings in Mexico City from the heart of Condesa. In fact, it can be enjoyed from every space throughout the entire unit. State-of-the-art technology is included too, with a BOSE audio system, lights controlled from your smartphone by voice command, and a 55″ TV with Netflix in the bedroom. A spacious living room and full kitchen are included too. Plus, it’s within walking distance of it all and you’ll even have access to the long list of building amenities. Enjoy swimming in the heated pool, taking in views from the rooftop, working out in the gym, free parking, and more.
This one-bedroom rooftop artist penthouse for two is within walking distance of Reforma and major landmarks. Located at the top of the building, it has an amazing rooftop terrace that extends both the living and bedroom areas for indoor/outdoor living. You’ll have a full kitchen and dining area with coffee and bottled water included. There is also a 24/7 doorman and curbside service with staff that can help you with nearly every need. A manual is included to help you find the best restaurants and other attractions too.
Inspired by the 1970s Mexican lifestyle, this one-bedroom apartment for up to four offers fun décor with bright splashes of color and an enticing private terrace for sipping your morning coffee. A welcome kit is included with coffee, tea, and Mexican snacks, and you’ll have a fully equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi, and Smart TV. Your host supplies bathrobes and toiletries too. You’ll love the location, ideally situated in Condesa, with Parque Mexico at your doorstep, along with many restaurants, bars, terraces, markets, and other parks.
A two-bedroom apartment for four, this rental sits in a quiet alley near Parque España, Parque Mexico and Bosque de Chapultepec between Condesa and Roma just a few blocks from public transport. Bikes are available for complimentary use as well. The building has a friendly doorman and the unit itself is located on the second floor. It has a lovely feel with very high ceilings, beautiful décor, fresh flowers throughout, and lush plants inside and out too. There’s a well-appointed kitchen with delicious bread and fruit provided thanks to your thoughtful host, along with a rooftop patio and garden ideal for relaxing.
This bright loft provides accommodation for two in the heart of Colonia Roma, which the host describes as the “best part of vibrant Colima Street,” within “crawling distance” to top restaurants, cafes, galleries, and nightlife. The highlight is the secret garden, a private plant-filled terrace for soaking up the sun. The space combines the character of a Colonia Roma 1940s home with the comforts of a boutique guesthouse, complete with a full kitchen, cable TV, and Wi-Fi.