Crowne Plaza Hotel de Mexico
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCrowne Plaza Hotel de Mexico Mexico City
Hotel was selected by host company for location: right around corner from World Trade Center tradeshow. Room was very nice; bed had 4 pillows, cleaning ladies made little fan-shaped decorations with toilet paper end strip. Breakfast buffets were good, tho bacon with the eggs was a bit dodgy. But coffee was very good.
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... got a bit sharp with the countless people following us trying to sell things. The three step rule in the UK is definitely the way forward!
We chilled in the room for a bit and then went downstairs and got a pizza a d some beers. We then went for another walk and found bakery. I got a chocolate cake thing and James got a doughnut, his was better.
We basically just chilled for the rest of the day and then got delicious tacos for a late ...
... and we all went wild for it - cheering the good guys and booing the baddies. We were drinking huge plastic cups of cheap foamy beer, Edd was loving all the swear words and I was completely enthralled by the amazing, colourful and even glittery spandex costumes. The whole night was a riot - a very original and uniquely Mexican event and just so much fun.
The next morning we set out for a day's sightseeing. We started at the main square and marvelled at the ...
... according to the concierge, who said the whole park was closed on Mondays. We probably could have walked around, but decided not to try getting there. If I had put a little more time into planning what to do in Mexico City, we would have tried to do some of these "Monday closed" sights on our first stop through.
Since the Metropolitan Cathedral was still close, we paid our twenty pesos each to take the tour of the ...
... of the city) through Polanco and to the area around Chapultepec Park, which is where the museum is situated.
And what a museum it is! For about $5 Canadian, you have access to the entire permanent collection which encompasses the native cultures of a number of different regions in Mexico, but the museum is so big we only really spent time in the Mayan and Aztec sections. The Aztecs were the ones that lived in the area that ...
... today to go see the Teotihuatican which is one of the biggest Aztec pyramids in Mexico. It was $300 peso, approx $25 US. Our host Constantino could speak English which helped a lot explaining things. Our first stop was a building where 10,000 university students were massacred in 1962, in quest for more freedom. Our next stop was the markets near the pyramids. We were shown the liquid inside the plant where tequila 23rd May, Friday Andrew had been sick all night throwing up and ...