Hotel La Selva - Mexico City

Calzada Chabacano 7, Mexico City, Mexico, 06850show map
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FabulousBased on  87 reviews
Overview

The 2-star budget hotel La Selva offers a modern accommodation within easy reach of Museo Juguete Antiguo, which is about 15 minutes` walk. It features airport transfer, 24-hour room service and housekeeping as well as a storage room, a designated area for smoking and a vending machine.

The hotel is placed 15 minutes' walk from The Antique Mexican Toy Museum. The property is set within 3 km distance from the city center.

Benito Juarez International airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Hotel La Selva.

Rooms

Hotel La Selva has 35 guestrooms appointed with complimentary wireless internet, television, a trouser press, a work desk and a separate toilet and provides ideal lodging in Mexico City. They offer bathrooms fitted with a shower, guest toiletries and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

Guests can enjoy Mexican cuisine at Los Tolucos located fairly close to the property.

Services

The hotel provides guests with car rental services.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   35.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Packed lunches

Business

  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room features

  • Terrace

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
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Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 5 yearsExisting beddingFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • City landmarks
Antigua Basilica de GuadelupeAntigua Basilica de Guadelupe3600 ftPlaza de las Americas 1, Mexico City
Museo Juguete Antiguo (Antique Toy Museum) aka MUJAMMuseo Juguete Antiguo (Antique Toy Museum) aka MUJAM4200 ftDr. Olvera 15
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Museo de Sitio del Claustro de Sor Juana Museo de Sitio del Claustro de Sor Juana 1.3 miAvenida Jose Maria Izazaga 92
La Merced La Merced 1.4 miRosario 180, Venustiano Carranza, 15810
Museum of the City of Mexico (Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico) Museum of the City of Mexico (Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico) 1.5 mi30 Pino Suarez Street
Riviera MayaRiviera Maya1.5 mi Mexico
El Gran CenoteEl Gran Cenote1.5 miMexico
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Getting around
Airports
Licenciado Adolfo Lopez Mateos International (TLC)28.5 mi
Underground
Chabacano400 ft
Viaducto3000 ft
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Reviews
7.8
FabulousBased on  87  reviews
  • 7.0
    Very good

    I liked the location of the hotel. Very close to a metro station so very convenient. The manager speaks English - but he is the only one - and is very friendly.

    Really noisy if your room is on the street side. But the "luxury" one is fine Even the manager tells you to avoid this neighborhood at night. But I didn't feel less comfortable after sunset than in Paris or New York. Stop paranoia.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    I love this hotel. This is the best hotel for couple backpack travellers in Mexico city. 24 hours hot shower, Wi-Fi is fast, clean rooms everyday and especially super friendly staffs. They help me everything what I asked. Thanks:) It's not near zocalo but you can take metro with 3 stops. It costs only for 3 pesos whereever you get off. big supermarket just near hotel and many taco shops near the hotel. I would definately recommend this hotel for backpack travellers and I also would comeback again :))

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Very convinient - 2mins to metro station of 3 lines, only 4 stations away from old district. Staff & boss are so nice, though staffs do not speak much English.

    My room has no windows, so air circulation was bad. Also it was on 2nd floor, which is close to a elevated highway, so very noise across the night.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    This was the cheapest hotel I found in the city. I was nicely surprised by the hospitality and friendliness of the owner. Also, the room/bathroom was very clean and its location is central. Definitely would recommend.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Then staff were exceptionally friendly at Hotel La Selva. I was only stopping at the hotel to avoid an overnight stay at Mexico City Airport so I can't say much about the hotel. Don't expect luxury here, but if you're travelling on a budget this is a good place to stay. It's near the airport, it's pretty clean, it's got the basic amenities that most travellers need. All in all a good place to stay, made better by the friendly staff who were able to overlook my inability to speak any Spanish.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Very friendly and useful stuff, good location and price

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Great location at the junction of 3 metro lines, close to a supermarket and places to eat. The manager Javier was extremely helpful with everything. Crisp white sheets and clean towels daily. The room was basic but adequate for my needs, even had free WIFI although the signal was too weak in my room to connect. Would recommend.

    On weekends it got crowded and sometimes noisy with couples "by the hour", but I guess they need somewhere to go too. They didn't cause me a problem.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The sevice, the staff and the price of the rooms. Can't find anything cheaper and so good. Also includes Wi-Fi internet.

    A little problem with the hot water, but they took care of it.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The staff is very nice, espeically Jaiver who is super kind, helpful and honest man. The room is clean. You can go to Metro station by just two minutes walk and only 3 stations can take you to Zocola. You can find a supermarket, resturant, as well as taste Tacos around the corner.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Hotel staff was perfect. They are helpful and kind. When i asked about a restaurant he came with me to a nearby restaurant and explained me the menu, because i don't know Spanish. Price is cheap for location. It is just next to subway.

    I didn't feel safe in the room and it was really dirty. There was a dead bug in shower.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The staff were soo friendly with us.

    The street noise overnight.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The price and staff were great. The carpet needs to be replaced in public areas for sure but the room was in great shape and the price was amazing. The staff walked us to the nearest restaurant vips and walked us home as they wanted to make sure we didn't get lost. We used this hotel the night before we caught our flight home. It was quiet and convenient to the airport about 10 minutes by cab. It is also really close to the subway line. I would use it again.

    The carpet in public areas needed replacing and hallways are stark.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    I like this hotel and the location is good, close to the metro station. The owner of the hotel, Javier, is so nice and helped me when I have any questions. I can feel the warm when I stayed there.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Some of the rooms are modern and very nice, comfortable, with private bathroom. Cable tv is a cool bonus. The new rooms are very clean. The hotel is very close to the metro which makes getting around the city very easy. The owner is very helpful and speaks very good English. The price is very good for the great quality of the rooms.

    If you accidentally book into an older room like I did, you might want to change rooms to a newer one. But I was able to do this on the owner's recomendation with no fuss at all. The neighbourhood is a little run down and can be dark late at night. This might be concerning for female travellers. But I always felt safe despite it being dark. Taxi drivers got lost the few times I did catch one. So they don't seem to know the area and hotel well. So I often preferred just to jump on the metro.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    One of the hotel staff spoke English, which was great for me. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The Wifi signal was not strong on the 2nd floor where I stayed. However, in the lobby area the signal was really strong. The hotel seemed very safe and the staff kept monitoring who was coming in and going out. I did make use of the lockers for my passport, though in hindsight, it was probably not needed. The hotel is very close to the metro which made transportation easy. There is also a big supermarket (commercial Mexicana) where you can get almost everything. There is only one family restaurant that appeared be upscale (vips) in the neighborhood. There are other local street shops.

    Note that you get what you pay for. This is not the Ritz. This is ideal for budget-concious travellers who need a safe place to stay. The place is noisy as it's next to a major road. The bed and pillows are not that comfortable. The carpeting seems very worn out. The bath and toilet was functional, but seemed old. Be sure to find out which exit from the Metro leads to the hotel because if you get off the wrong exit on the metro, you will end up in a shady part of town. In conclusion- this place is great if you want a safe place at a low price and close to the metro.

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8
FabulousBased on  87 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 5 yearsExisting beddingFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Airports
Licenciado Adolfo Lopez Mateos International (TLC)28.5 mi
Underground
Chabacano400 ft
Viaducto3000 ft
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