It is easy to spot the Hotel Camino Real with its signature purple, pink, and yellow exterior. A bit of a time capsule, it was built in 1967, in the lead up to Mexico's 1968 Summer Olympics, by famed Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta (he introduced Mexican modernism to much of Mexico and the world). Inside, the hotel’s lobby is decorated with various Mexican artifacts—statues, stone sculptures, and masks—appropriate considering that the hotel is just minutes away from the Anthropology Museum. The rooms, which run about US$150, could use an update. Nevertheless, they are good sized with comfortable double beds, double-paned windows, dark hardwood floors, marble wall bathrooms of various colors and, in some rooms, armoires that conceal flat-screen TVs and minibar. Room rates include a continental breakfast in the hotel's main restaurant and delivery of a daily newspaper, although there is a charge for Wi–Fi. The hotel also houses a branch of China Grill, Bice Bistro, and the first Le Cirque restaurant outside of the U.S.
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Hotel Camino Real Polanco
Mariano Escobedo 700, in front of Parque Gandhi
Our Rating Neighborhood Col. Anzures Transportation Metro: Auditorio Phone 55/5263-8888, 800/272-2184 Prices US$155–US$220, double Units 712 Amenities 6 restaurants, popular bar with live entertainment, concierge, gym, outdoor pool, room service, sauna, steam room, parking (US$10 per day), wi-fi (around US$15 per day) Web site Hotel Camino Real PolancoBook a Room Now
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