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The Alest

The Alest

Mexico City, Mexico

Located in the heart of Polanco district known for its restaurants, galleries, and museums, with a style that is classic and modern at the same time, The Alest is a small, charming property offering a comfortable stay with luxurious amenities.


The Alest is an excellent boutique hotel, perfect for anyone looking to stay in the heart of Polanco.

OUR RATING: First Class

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The hotel offers 19 contemporary guest rooms, nine offer an exclusive view of the leafy Eugenio Sue Street and all feature a curated collection of Mexican art and Carrara marble-clad bathrooms. The three Junior suites are located on the third floor and have their own large terrace on the upper part of the building, overlooking the treetops.


The Alest is located in the center of Polanco, making it an ideal destination for shopping, visiting nearby art galleries, and experiencing the city's best restaurants. Mexico City airport is just a 20-minute drive away from the hotel.

Food and drink

The hotel has one restaurant and bar serving Mexican cuisine and unique mixology. The restaurant offers outdoor seating with a cosy atmosphere.

Tour ideas in Mexico City

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at The Alest as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

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    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can't be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area's inhabitants.

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      Tula & Tepotzotlan Tour

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