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All you need to know about Mexico City

Mexico City is globally recognised as one of the principle financial centres in the world. With a GDP of $411 billion (as of 2011) Mexico City is an urban area with a tremendously high output. The city’s economy is built up from several key sectors, including the service sector, which contributes the largest proportion to the country’s GDP. As well as the service sector, tourism is also a big player within the city’s economy. Every year, around 52 million tourists (both domestic and international) visit the city. Similarly, a large number of business travellers visit the region, meaning serviced apartments in Mexico City are in demand.

WHY CHOOSE A SILVERDOOR MEXICO CITY APARTMENT?

Our 4.9/5 Trustpilot score, accompanied with 20 years of experience in the industry, offer a clear portrayal of our knowledge and commitment in what we do. We meet our clients’ needs time and again, and take the complex side out of booking a Mexico City serviced apartment for our clients. Our offices around the world ensure that we are available 24 hours a day to take enquiries, as well as offer care for our clients currently staying in our corporate serviced apartments in Mexico City, and answer any questions that remain after the stay.

Another client bonus of our international offices also is that we speak your language, with many of our employees being bilingual, ensuring that your enquiry gets the attention and understanding that it deserves. Our healthy relationships with property partners also offers our clients increased flexibility in areas such as negotiated staying rates and cancellation policies.

WHAT IS A SERVICED APARTMENT?

For business travellers, serviced apartments can truly be viewed as the full package. Typically more homely than a hotel, serviced corporate apartments in Mexico City are ideal for a long term stay as a result of the ability to cater to the specific needs and wants of clients. Our extensive portfolio includes a wide selection, with each individual property affording business travellers different locations and facilities to make you feel at home with personal touches. These amenities can range anywhere from a personal balcony to gyms and meeting rooms, with a wide selection of the best serviced apartments in Mexico City all able to offer different perks fit to your taste. There is regular room cleaning, and guests get the full experience of the space and freedom of private accommodation whilst having all the added services of a hotel.

It is common for business travellers to stay a long time in serviced apartments, with the homely atmosphere of the apartment style ensuring guests are as comfortable as is possible when on the road, and the additional amenities provided only improve your stay. Serviced apartments are almost always more cost effective than hotels, especially the longer a client stays at a location, as providers are often able to lower the price if a client is scheduled to spend an extended amount of time in the city.

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STAYING IN MEXICO CITY?

Mexico City has a wealth of public transport options to choose from when traversing the city. The main forms of transport include the metro, suburban rail, buses and trams. Almost any area of the city can be reached using these forms of transport.

The climate in Mexico City is described as ‘subtropical’, generally meaning that the temperatures are between moderate and warm during the day, and between cool and cold at night dependent on the season. Don’t expect to pack coats on a Mexico City serviced apartment visit, with the dry season remarkably long between November and April, although layers are recommended in the more mild temperatures.

In terms of cuisine, the street food in Mexico City is one of the area’s main highlights. Countless stalls offering beautiful, authentic Mexican meal are available, often offering good value deals for visitors. There are also a whole host of high end restaurants in the city offering cuisine from all over the world.

WHAT ELSE IS MEXICO CITY KNOW FOR?

Mexico City is the largest city and capital of Mexico. The city is Mexico’s most important political, cultural and financial centre. The city has a long history and was at one point the largest city in the world.

Some of the best serviced apartments in Mexico City are in Polanco, one of the more luxurious areas of the City known for its high end shopping on Avenida Presidente Masaryk, one of the most expensive streets in the Americas.

Previously a bullfighting arena and market, Zocalo is perhaps the most important feature of Mexico City. The constitution square stretches 240 metres in every direction, and plays host to three of Mexico City’s top attractions; the National Palace, the Templo Mayor, and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Today, Zocalo has a multitude of uses, including an area for parades, protests and even acting as a human chessboard in recent times.