The Presidente InterContinental Mexico City hotel is a reflection of one of the world’s largest cities, with its unique blend of historical culture and authentic Mexican style.
Situated in the heart of Polanco, this capital city’s area is known for being the home of international business corporations, diplomatic headquarters, fabulous dining venues, museums and exclusive high-end shops located on Masaryk Avenue, as well as Chapultepec Park and the art district.
Presidente InterContinental Mexico City stands out as one of the capital’s icons with its claim to fame as the first international hotel that opened its doors in Mexico City, with 42 floors, 661 guestrooms, 7 specialty restaurants, over 19,000 square feet of meeting rooms, jewelry, apparel and gift shops, art gallery, beauty salon, airline office and auto rental desk, and is known for hosting some of the world’s most distinguished dignitaries during state visits, due to its high safety and security standards. Also, its wine cellar is one of the largest in the Latin American hotel industry, with its collection of more than 1,800 labels and 30,000 bottles from across the globe.
The hotel also features its own children’s “ChiquiClub”, where specialized staff members take care of your kids, with safety bracelets, special activities and a children’s buffet, and has special amenities designed to make your pets feel at home.
Our guestrooms, which offer magnificent Polanco and Chapultepec Park views, are stylishly decorated with Mexican elegance and local art, such as Talavera pottery and Olinalá jewelry chests.
Amenities such as Wi-Fi connection, flat screen televisions, laptop locks and security boxes are sure to please our guests’ needs for technology in our regular 98-square foot guestrooms and large 984-square foot suites overlooking Polanco and Chapultepec Park. The hotel also features an exclusive “Ladies Floor”, equipped with special amenities to meet our female guests’ needs, while our InterContinental Club Lounge, on the 39th floor, offers international standards with a Mexican flavor.
Our 661 guestrooms are divided as follows:
- 2 Presidential
- 5 Master
- 26 Junior
- InterContinental Club Floor 100
- Ladies Floor 24
- Business Floor 24
- Park view 276
- Polanco view 204
- Special needs equipped guestrooms 4
Club guestrooms on the hotel’s top floors offer amazing park and city views set against the valley, surrounded by a beautiful volcano backdrop.
Our 39th Floor Club Lounge offers members access to private lounge and concierge services, plus complimentary amenities that include Internet stations, Continental breakfast, afternoon drinks and hors d’oeuvres, which they can enjoy in a private and personalized setting as they watch the sun set over the city.
Our facilities satisfy our guests’ exquisite taste, as they can expect to find the same one-of-a-kind concept of “a hotel inside a hotel” at each InterContinental hotel they visit.
RESTAURANTS AND BAR
The hotel features some of the most popular restaurants in Mexico City, as its seven restaurants offer a very exclusive Gourmet Center that satisfies the most sophisticated palates.
- Au Pied de Cochon, the first Parisian bistro in the capital city, never closes and boasts private dining areas, a terrace and smoking section (photo).
- The Palm, with its classic steakhouse menu featuring fresh prime rib and lobster, has a terrace, private dining rooms and smoking section.
- Zhen Shanghai, which serves a superb Cantonese menu that delights traditional and contemporary tastes, features private dining rooms and smoking sections.
- Alfredo di Roma, famous for its Fettuccine Alfredo, features private dining areas.
- La Chimenea serves traditional Mexican cuisine and international Sunday brunch.
- Frutas y Flores is the perfect place for breakfast and lunch buffets and dinner à la carte.
- El Balmoral is the quintessential British tearoom that serves breakfast, light lunches and afternoon tea.
- The Hotel Lobby Bar is a central meeting place where guests enjoy tequila tastings and live music.
The hotel offers a vast array of services 24 hours a day to satisfy our guests’ most discriminating tastes.
- The Business Center offers copy, fax and administrative services, and is furnished with eight individual Internet stations, featuring three meeting rooms for up to eight people and three semi-private rooms for up to four people, which can be rented by the hour, with soft drink, coffee and cookie service.
- Our Fitness Center, exclusive for hotel guests, is equipped with the latest cardio technology, overlooking Chapultepec Park.
- Dining needs are met with our plentiful room service menu and the option to enjoy Au Pied de Cochon cuisine, the hotel’s most popular restaurant open 24/7.
- Our on-site laundry facilities and dry cleaning services allow our guests to have their garments cleaned at any time.
Additional services include personalized Group Coordinators, who make sure our groups and convention guests are provided with everything they need, and in-house audiovisual company, that provides the latest in meeting technologies.
The hotel features over 19,000 square feet of meeting spaces distributed throughout 17 meeting rooms, that can seat anywhere from 10 people in a boardroom setting to 1,500 in an auditorium setting. We offer naturally lit event rooms overlooking the spectacular Chapultepec Park and the National Auditorium, and are able to customize our facilities to meet your specific needs.
Our meeting rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi services, videoconference connections and the latest audiovisual equipment.
We offer the following personalized services available from the moment you book the facilities and until your event is over: menus, beverages, audiovisual equipment, flowers, music and any other additional service you may require.
Our professional team of executive event planners, banquet coordinators and international expert chefs are committed to offering you authentic and unique experiences during each of your events. We work side-by-side with you to guarantee your success.
SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
The hotel’s privileged location puts our guests within walking distance of the most exclusive high-end stores and prestigious shopping centers found on Masaryk Avenue, where they will also find Mexican and international cuisine restaurants and bars, and world-class shows and events at the National Auditorium.
Some of the most popular nearby venues include the Museum of Anthropology (a 20-minute walk from the hotel), the Palace of Fine Arts, the Templo Mayor Museum, the National Palace, the Frida Kahlo Museum and historical and religious monuments, such as Mexico City’s Historical Center, Coyoacan, Xochimilco and the Guadalupe Basilica, all within driving distance.
Chapultepec, with its 686 acres, is the largest urban park in Latin America and reflects the city’s history, while also serving as a cultural leisure and entertainment center. It is just a ten-minute walk from the hotel, and features the city’s best jogging circuit.
Chapultepec Castle is a testimony to an important part of Mexican history between the 15th and the 20th centuries as the residence for emperors, such as Maximiliano and Carlota, and several Mexican presidents.
Mexico City sits in a valley surrounded by the magnificent Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl volcanoes in central Mexico.
Teotihuacan, one of the country’s main tourist attractions, famous for its ancient archeology and known as one of the largest and most complex metropolitan centers of pre-Hispanic Mexico, is just a one-hour drive from the hotel. Its main structures include the Sun and Moon pyramids (photo) and the Quetzalcoatl Temple, dating back to the first century BC.
Mexico City is home to the Xochimilco, a UNESCO World Heritage site (cover photo), traditionally referred as the Venice of Mexico because of its canals, which you can explore in its traditional trajineras (wooden boats adorned with flowers).
The Aztec Empire kings used the Chapultepec Park as their refuge. It was named the first natural reserve in the Americas in 1420. The park is now home to lakes, a zoo and several museums.
The nation’s cultural, geographic and gastronomic richness makes the country an exceptional tourist destination.
Mexico awaits you!
HOW TO GET THERE
From Mexico City’s International Airport, head south on Viaducto. Take the Parque Lira exit, which turns into Arquimedes Street; make a left on Campos Eliseos and drive 0.10 miles to the hotel, which you will find on your left.