Mexico City has long served only as a stopover point for travellers, often ignored by tourists and holiday makers en-route to their beach side all-inclusive. However, with such an impressive number of historic attractions, and importance placed on the arts, and many gastronomical options emerging, Mexico City has caught the world's attention.


Aiming to establish itself on tourist maps as a great stayover destination, Mexico City is undergoing a transformation. Many new neighbourhoods are claiming their rights as the "coolest" place to be seen. With many generic hotel options in Mexico City, newcomers- CHAYA B&B is bringing something unique to the table, giving guests an experience encompassing the best Mexico City has to offer.


Nestled away in the Barrio Aladema building, CHAYA is a hidden gem, offering a more personalised service than any of the big chains. CHAYA B&B fits the upcoming category of "Boutique" accommodation, a style much sought by effortlessly cool travelers wanting something different to the everyday.


As you climb several flights of stairs, you will be pleasantly surprised to find that CHAYA is located in a private roof top oasis. The terrace is beautifully decorated with plenty of cacti, native plants and other greenery. It also features a communal space where guests can kick back in hammocks after a long day's sightseeing.


Each room offers spacious design, an en suite bathroom and a keen attention to detail. The beds are the type one dreams off, a perfect mix of high quality mattresses and linen makes it a luxury experience. It’s highly commendable that each room offers a small workstation, perfect for the modern traveler. The usual hotel facilities are all included, such as Wi-Fi and television.


The impeccably clean bathrooms at CHAYA are well designed. Enjoy a rainforest shower head, beautiful toiletries and plenty of space for personal items. Hairdryers are included and extra towels can be requested.


CHAYA is designed so that all rooms overlook the terrace, offering guests a very nice view. This communal spirit is further demonstrated with their staff, who go all out to make your experience exceptional and cultural. All Staff speak commendable English, something that isn’t always commonly found in Mexico City. They’ll happily answer questions, give directions and offer suggestions and advice during your stay.


One of the highlights is the daily complimentary breakfast. Guests are able to enjoy both a Continental buffet style as well as a cooked Mexican style meal. The food is what every traveler dreams of- home cooked, comforting and filled with new and exciting flavours.


It seems fitting that CHAYA is located in the Barrio Alameda building which also houses progressive businesses, all looking to break into the urban, hip and trendy market. You’ll find plenty of independent fashion and lifestyle businesses showcasing wares from local designers, not to mention trendy bars, cafes and restaurants. Complemented with modern art and design features, the building reflects social trends seen in London, L.A, New York and Melbourne. 


CHAYA’s location is perfect for sightseeing and cultural tourism. The surrounding neighbourhood is extremely safe and you can walk to the Historic Center (Central Historico) within five minutes. You will have many museums to wander through, all within a ten minute walk of CHAYA. There is a good mix of local street food, Mexican cantinas and cafes and Western chain restaurants. If you want to explore surrounding neighbourhoods then the Subway or MetroBus are within a few minutes’ walk of the B&B.


If you’re planning to visit Mexico City,consider CHAYA B&B for your accommodation. You really can’t argue with perfection.


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