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At the St. Regis Mexico City, Luxury Is Personal

At the St. Regis Mexico City, Luxury Is Personal

From the moment I entered Mexico, I felt special. It started with a driver sent from The St. Regis Hotel Mexico City waiting in the airport with a placard with my name on it. The receptionists insisted I take a cool washcloth and a glass of champagne to recharge after my flight. I had a butler — yes, a butler — who escorted me through my room, showed me how all the gadgets worked, pointed out the well-stocked snack and mini bars, then snapped on the television embedded in my bathroom mirror — yes, television in my mirror. I was thoroughly impressed.

The room was luxurious, with embossed carpeting, a neutral palette, a bed so comfortable I never wanted to leave it, and a shower I wanted to spend the rest of my life with. Can you marry a shower? I never did get around to soaking in that deep tub, but, had I desired it, my butler would have drawn the bath for me. This was a dream come true.

The St. Regis hotels were founded in 1904 by Colonel John Jacob Astor IV in New York City, and from the start, the whole concept was elegance, innovation, and glamour. Case in point: Astor had a butler, so everyone should have one. Thus, every St. Regis Hotel offers butlers for their guests; some hotels only offer them from suite level up, but both Mexico City and Punta Mita provide butlers for every guest of the hotel, in every room level, for every man, woman, and child. It’s a bit decadent, but when it came time to pack for my departure and I knew I could call on my butler to handle that task, I was sold. How can I travel without one now?

Catering to a mostly business clientele, the St. Regis Mexico City has just about everything you need under one roof: a fitness center, the relaxing Remède Spa, and five restaurants (the Diana Restaurant, J&G Grill, King Cole Bar, La Table Krug, and Candela Romero). Any day you can start off by eating the chicken chilaquiles at Diana Restaurant is a good day. But the biggest selling point is the St. Regis’s location on the Paseo de la Reforma. It is a quick two miles to Chapultepec Castle, and the Diana the Huntress fountain is a stone’s throw from the hotel doors. There is a multitude of small restaurants and shops in the vicinity. With about 300 museums the city has to offer, you’ll never be bored. Add to that the flourishing gastronomy in Mexico City right now and you’ll find more to do than time allows.

If you don’t have a plan, don’t fret. The St. Regis offers a 48 Hours in Mexico City package, catering the experience to your desires.

“The 48 Hours in Mexico City package is designed to afford our loyal guests the most convenient and exclusive way to discover the best aspects of our city’s rich history and burgeoning cultural renaissance in just 48 hours,” said Bernard de Villèle, General Manager. “Mexico City is constantly transforming in exciting ways. With so much to see and do, The St. Regis Mexico City has revitalized the package, affording our guests unique access to a new selection of the city’s best museums, shopping, dining, and attractions.”

For more information about the 48 Hours in Mexico City package, or to make reservations, visit www.stregis.com/mexicocity or call 888-625-5144.


Great Stays: The St. Regis Mexico City

Some American travelers experience a certain level of trepidation when thinking about travel to Mexico. Beyond the usual resorts like Cancun and Cozumel, the rest of the country can feel like unknown territory. Television news stories of drug cartels and kidnappings haven’t helped reassure travelers. I received plenty of concerned looks from strangers and my own teenage son when sharing news of an upcoming trip to Mexico City. And while I appreciated their concern and desire not to see my face on the front page of the New York Times, I can report after five days in this incredible city, that I would return in a heartbeat, with son and husband in tow.

Mexico City's St. Regis Hotel at Night

At night, the exterior of the St. Regis lights up the Mexico City night and the statue of Diana the Huntress. See it at hgtv.com.

Traveling to Mexico City feels more like visiting a cosmopolitan, culture-rich European city (with no jet lag, and a blissfully short 3-hour travel time from my home base in Atlanta) than like the tourist-centric resorts Mexico is more often known for. Gay couples openly hold hands on the street, fashionable types in black leather and sky-high heels duck into trendy shops and restaurants luxury chains and car dealerships dot the chic Polanco and hipster-thick Condesa neighborhoods and an incredible array of street art and sculpture demonstrate locals’ high regard for weaving art into daily life. Don't even get me started on the incredible food, which you can read about in my story on the 10 Best Things to Eat and Drink in Mexico City.

At the luxurious St. Regis Mexico City you get a little bit of two worlds, both luxurious and dynamic. The hotel's location is close to some of Mexico City’s most interesting neighborhoods and the staff rightly describes this soothing, service-centric oasis as a resort within the city. With an in-house Remede spa and one floor given over to an array of health club offerings, including a juice bar, weight room, swimming pool and Kinesis and Pilates studios this is the kind of amenity-rich location that can make it tempting to hole up like a pampered rock-star-in-recovery and just treat mind and body to some amazing food and spa treatments. Instead, I’d recommend treating the St. Regis as a luxurious launching pad, a place to begin and end your day in extreme, goose-down buffered comfort, before venturing out to your next adventure beyond its shimmering glass walls.


Great Stays: The St. Regis Mexico City

Some American travelers experience a certain level of trepidation when thinking about travel to Mexico. Beyond the usual resorts like Cancun and Cozumel, the rest of the country can feel like unknown territory. Television news stories of drug cartels and kidnappings haven’t helped reassure travelers. I received plenty of concerned looks from strangers and my own teenage son when sharing news of an upcoming trip to Mexico City. And while I appreciated their concern and desire not to see my face on the front page of the New York Times, I can report after five days in this incredible city, that I would return in a heartbeat, with son and husband in tow.

Mexico City's St. Regis Hotel at Night

At night, the exterior of the St. Regis lights up the Mexico City night and the statue of Diana the Huntress. See it at hgtv.com.

Traveling to Mexico City feels more like visiting a cosmopolitan, culture-rich European city (with no jet lag, and a blissfully short 3-hour travel time from my home base in Atlanta) than like the tourist-centric resorts Mexico is more often known for. Gay couples openly hold hands on the street, fashionable types in black leather and sky-high heels duck into trendy shops and restaurants luxury chains and car dealerships dot the chic Polanco and hipster-thick Condesa neighborhoods and an incredible array of street art and sculpture demonstrate locals’ high regard for weaving art into daily life. Don't even get me started on the incredible food, which you can read about in my story on the 10 Best Things to Eat and Drink in Mexico City.

At the luxurious St. Regis Mexico City you get a little bit of two worlds, both luxurious and dynamic. The hotel's location is close to some of Mexico City’s most interesting neighborhoods and the staff rightly describes this soothing, service-centric oasis as a resort within the city. With an in-house Remede spa and one floor given over to an array of health club offerings, including a juice bar, weight room, swimming pool and Kinesis and Pilates studios this is the kind of amenity-rich location that can make it tempting to hole up like a pampered rock-star-in-recovery and just treat mind and body to some amazing food and spa treatments. Instead, I’d recommend treating the St. Regis as a luxurious launching pad, a place to begin and end your day in extreme, goose-down buffered comfort, before venturing out to your next adventure beyond its shimmering glass walls.


Great Stays: The St. Regis Mexico City

Some American travelers experience a certain level of trepidation when thinking about travel to Mexico. Beyond the usual resorts like Cancun and Cozumel, the rest of the country can feel like unknown territory. Television news stories of drug cartels and kidnappings haven’t helped reassure travelers. I received plenty of concerned looks from strangers and my own teenage son when sharing news of an upcoming trip to Mexico City. And while I appreciated their concern and desire not to see my face on the front page of the New York Times, I can report after five days in this incredible city, that I would return in a heartbeat, with son and husband in tow.

Mexico City's St. Regis Hotel at Night

At night, the exterior of the St. Regis lights up the Mexico City night and the statue of Diana the Huntress. See it at hgtv.com.

Traveling to Mexico City feels more like visiting a cosmopolitan, culture-rich European city (with no jet lag, and a blissfully short 3-hour travel time from my home base in Atlanta) than like the tourist-centric resorts Mexico is more often known for. Gay couples openly hold hands on the street, fashionable types in black leather and sky-high heels duck into trendy shops and restaurants luxury chains and car dealerships dot the chic Polanco and hipster-thick Condesa neighborhoods and an incredible array of street art and sculpture demonstrate locals’ high regard for weaving art into daily life. Don't even get me started on the incredible food, which you can read about in my story on the 10 Best Things to Eat and Drink in Mexico City.

At the luxurious St. Regis Mexico City you get a little bit of two worlds, both luxurious and dynamic. The hotel's location is close to some of Mexico City’s most interesting neighborhoods and the staff rightly describes this soothing, service-centric oasis as a resort within the city. With an in-house Remede spa and one floor given over to an array of health club offerings, including a juice bar, weight room, swimming pool and Kinesis and Pilates studios this is the kind of amenity-rich location that can make it tempting to hole up like a pampered rock-star-in-recovery and just treat mind and body to some amazing food and spa treatments. Instead, I’d recommend treating the St. Regis as a luxurious launching pad, a place to begin and end your day in extreme, goose-down buffered comfort, before venturing out to your next adventure beyond its shimmering glass walls.


Great Stays: The St. Regis Mexico City

Some American travelers experience a certain level of trepidation when thinking about travel to Mexico. Beyond the usual resorts like Cancun and Cozumel, the rest of the country can feel like unknown territory. Television news stories of drug cartels and kidnappings haven’t helped reassure travelers. I received plenty of concerned looks from strangers and my own teenage son when sharing news of an upcoming trip to Mexico City. And while I appreciated their concern and desire not to see my face on the front page of the New York Times, I can report after five days in this incredible city, that I would return in a heartbeat, with son and husband in tow.

Mexico City's St. Regis Hotel at Night

At night, the exterior of the St. Regis lights up the Mexico City night and the statue of Diana the Huntress. See it at hgtv.com.

Traveling to Mexico City feels more like visiting a cosmopolitan, culture-rich European city (with no jet lag, and a blissfully short 3-hour travel time from my home base in Atlanta) than like the tourist-centric resorts Mexico is more often known for. Gay couples openly hold hands on the street, fashionable types in black leather and sky-high heels duck into trendy shops and restaurants luxury chains and car dealerships dot the chic Polanco and hipster-thick Condesa neighborhoods and an incredible array of street art and sculpture demonstrate locals’ high regard for weaving art into daily life. Don't even get me started on the incredible food, which you can read about in my story on the 10 Best Things to Eat and Drink in Mexico City.

At the luxurious St. Regis Mexico City you get a little bit of two worlds, both luxurious and dynamic. The hotel's location is close to some of Mexico City’s most interesting neighborhoods and the staff rightly describes this soothing, service-centric oasis as a resort within the city. With an in-house Remede spa and one floor given over to an array of health club offerings, including a juice bar, weight room, swimming pool and Kinesis and Pilates studios this is the kind of amenity-rich location that can make it tempting to hole up like a pampered rock-star-in-recovery and just treat mind and body to some amazing food and spa treatments. Instead, I’d recommend treating the St. Regis as a luxurious launching pad, a place to begin and end your day in extreme, goose-down buffered comfort, before venturing out to your next adventure beyond its shimmering glass walls.


Great Stays: The St. Regis Mexico City

Some American travelers experience a certain level of trepidation when thinking about travel to Mexico. Beyond the usual resorts like Cancun and Cozumel, the rest of the country can feel like unknown territory. Television news stories of drug cartels and kidnappings haven’t helped reassure travelers. I received plenty of concerned looks from strangers and my own teenage son when sharing news of an upcoming trip to Mexico City. And while I appreciated their concern and desire not to see my face on the front page of the New York Times, I can report after five days in this incredible city, that I would return in a heartbeat, with son and husband in tow.

Mexico City's St. Regis Hotel at Night

At night, the exterior of the St. Regis lights up the Mexico City night and the statue of Diana the Huntress. See it at hgtv.com.

Traveling to Mexico City feels more like visiting a cosmopolitan, culture-rich European city (with no jet lag, and a blissfully short 3-hour travel time from my home base in Atlanta) than like the tourist-centric resorts Mexico is more often known for. Gay couples openly hold hands on the street, fashionable types in black leather and sky-high heels duck into trendy shops and restaurants luxury chains and car dealerships dot the chic Polanco and hipster-thick Condesa neighborhoods and an incredible array of street art and sculpture demonstrate locals’ high regard for weaving art into daily life. Don't even get me started on the incredible food, which you can read about in my story on the 10 Best Things to Eat and Drink in Mexico City.

At the luxurious St. Regis Mexico City you get a little bit of two worlds, both luxurious and dynamic. The hotel's location is close to some of Mexico City’s most interesting neighborhoods and the staff rightly describes this soothing, service-centric oasis as a resort within the city. With an in-house Remede spa and one floor given over to an array of health club offerings, including a juice bar, weight room, swimming pool and Kinesis and Pilates studios this is the kind of amenity-rich location that can make it tempting to hole up like a pampered rock-star-in-recovery and just treat mind and body to some amazing food and spa treatments. Instead, I’d recommend treating the St. Regis as a luxurious launching pad, a place to begin and end your day in extreme, goose-down buffered comfort, before venturing out to your next adventure beyond its shimmering glass walls.


Great Stays: The St. Regis Mexico City

Some American travelers experience a certain level of trepidation when thinking about travel to Mexico. Beyond the usual resorts like Cancun and Cozumel, the rest of the country can feel like unknown territory. Television news stories of drug cartels and kidnappings haven’t helped reassure travelers. I received plenty of concerned looks from strangers and my own teenage son when sharing news of an upcoming trip to Mexico City. And while I appreciated their concern and desire not to see my face on the front page of the New York Times, I can report after five days in this incredible city, that I would return in a heartbeat, with son and husband in tow.

Mexico City's St. Regis Hotel at Night

At night, the exterior of the St. Regis lights up the Mexico City night and the statue of Diana the Huntress. See it at hgtv.com.

Traveling to Mexico City feels more like visiting a cosmopolitan, culture-rich European city (with no jet lag, and a blissfully short 3-hour travel time from my home base in Atlanta) than like the tourist-centric resorts Mexico is more often known for. Gay couples openly hold hands on the street, fashionable types in black leather and sky-high heels duck into trendy shops and restaurants luxury chains and car dealerships dot the chic Polanco and hipster-thick Condesa neighborhoods and an incredible array of street art and sculpture demonstrate locals’ high regard for weaving art into daily life. Don't even get me started on the incredible food, which you can read about in my story on the 10 Best Things to Eat and Drink in Mexico City.

At the luxurious St. Regis Mexico City you get a little bit of two worlds, both luxurious and dynamic. The hotel's location is close to some of Mexico City’s most interesting neighborhoods and the staff rightly describes this soothing, service-centric oasis as a resort within the city. With an in-house Remede spa and one floor given over to an array of health club offerings, including a juice bar, weight room, swimming pool and Kinesis and Pilates studios this is the kind of amenity-rich location that can make it tempting to hole up like a pampered rock-star-in-recovery and just treat mind and body to some amazing food and spa treatments. Instead, I’d recommend treating the St. Regis as a luxurious launching pad, a place to begin and end your day in extreme, goose-down buffered comfort, before venturing out to your next adventure beyond its shimmering glass walls.


Great Stays: The St. Regis Mexico City

Some American travelers experience a certain level of trepidation when thinking about travel to Mexico. Beyond the usual resorts like Cancun and Cozumel, the rest of the country can feel like unknown territory. Television news stories of drug cartels and kidnappings haven’t helped reassure travelers. I received plenty of concerned looks from strangers and my own teenage son when sharing news of an upcoming trip to Mexico City. And while I appreciated their concern and desire not to see my face on the front page of the New York Times, I can report after five days in this incredible city, that I would return in a heartbeat, with son and husband in tow.

Mexico City's St. Regis Hotel at Night

At night, the exterior of the St. Regis lights up the Mexico City night and the statue of Diana the Huntress. See it at hgtv.com.

Traveling to Mexico City feels more like visiting a cosmopolitan, culture-rich European city (with no jet lag, and a blissfully short 3-hour travel time from my home base in Atlanta) than like the tourist-centric resorts Mexico is more often known for. Gay couples openly hold hands on the street, fashionable types in black leather and sky-high heels duck into trendy shops and restaurants luxury chains and car dealerships dot the chic Polanco and hipster-thick Condesa neighborhoods and an incredible array of street art and sculpture demonstrate locals’ high regard for weaving art into daily life. Don't even get me started on the incredible food, which you can read about in my story on the 10 Best Things to Eat and Drink in Mexico City.

At the luxurious St. Regis Mexico City you get a little bit of two worlds, both luxurious and dynamic. The hotel's location is close to some of Mexico City’s most interesting neighborhoods and the staff rightly describes this soothing, service-centric oasis as a resort within the city. With an in-house Remede spa and one floor given over to an array of health club offerings, including a juice bar, weight room, swimming pool and Kinesis and Pilates studios this is the kind of amenity-rich location that can make it tempting to hole up like a pampered rock-star-in-recovery and just treat mind and body to some amazing food and spa treatments. Instead, I’d recommend treating the St. Regis as a luxurious launching pad, a place to begin and end your day in extreme, goose-down buffered comfort, before venturing out to your next adventure beyond its shimmering glass walls.


Great Stays: The St. Regis Mexico City

Some American travelers experience a certain level of trepidation when thinking about travel to Mexico. Beyond the usual resorts like Cancun and Cozumel, the rest of the country can feel like unknown territory. Television news stories of drug cartels and kidnappings haven’t helped reassure travelers. I received plenty of concerned looks from strangers and my own teenage son when sharing news of an upcoming trip to Mexico City. And while I appreciated their concern and desire not to see my face on the front page of the New York Times, I can report after five days in this incredible city, that I would return in a heartbeat, with son and husband in tow.

Mexico City's St. Regis Hotel at Night

At night, the exterior of the St. Regis lights up the Mexico City night and the statue of Diana the Huntress. See it at hgtv.com.

Traveling to Mexico City feels more like visiting a cosmopolitan, culture-rich European city (with no jet lag, and a blissfully short 3-hour travel time from my home base in Atlanta) than like the tourist-centric resorts Mexico is more often known for. Gay couples openly hold hands on the street, fashionable types in black leather and sky-high heels duck into trendy shops and restaurants luxury chains and car dealerships dot the chic Polanco and hipster-thick Condesa neighborhoods and an incredible array of street art and sculpture demonstrate locals’ high regard for weaving art into daily life. Don't even get me started on the incredible food, which you can read about in my story on the 10 Best Things to Eat and Drink in Mexico City.

At the luxurious St. Regis Mexico City you get a little bit of two worlds, both luxurious and dynamic. The hotel's location is close to some of Mexico City’s most interesting neighborhoods and the staff rightly describes this soothing, service-centric oasis as a resort within the city. With an in-house Remede spa and one floor given over to an array of health club offerings, including a juice bar, weight room, swimming pool and Kinesis and Pilates studios this is the kind of amenity-rich location that can make it tempting to hole up like a pampered rock-star-in-recovery and just treat mind and body to some amazing food and spa treatments. Instead, I’d recommend treating the St. Regis as a luxurious launching pad, a place to begin and end your day in extreme, goose-down buffered comfort, before venturing out to your next adventure beyond its shimmering glass walls.


Great Stays: The St. Regis Mexico City

Some American travelers experience a certain level of trepidation when thinking about travel to Mexico. Beyond the usual resorts like Cancun and Cozumel, the rest of the country can feel like unknown territory. Television news stories of drug cartels and kidnappings haven’t helped reassure travelers. I received plenty of concerned looks from strangers and my own teenage son when sharing news of an upcoming trip to Mexico City. And while I appreciated their concern and desire not to see my face on the front page of the New York Times, I can report after five days in this incredible city, that I would return in a heartbeat, with son and husband in tow.

Mexico City's St. Regis Hotel at Night

At night, the exterior of the St. Regis lights up the Mexico City night and the statue of Diana the Huntress. See it at hgtv.com.

Traveling to Mexico City feels more like visiting a cosmopolitan, culture-rich European city (with no jet lag, and a blissfully short 3-hour travel time from my home base in Atlanta) than like the tourist-centric resorts Mexico is more often known for. Gay couples openly hold hands on the street, fashionable types in black leather and sky-high heels duck into trendy shops and restaurants luxury chains and car dealerships dot the chic Polanco and hipster-thick Condesa neighborhoods and an incredible array of street art and sculpture demonstrate locals’ high regard for weaving art into daily life. Don't even get me started on the incredible food, which you can read about in my story on the 10 Best Things to Eat and Drink in Mexico City.

At the luxurious St. Regis Mexico City you get a little bit of two worlds, both luxurious and dynamic. The hotel's location is close to some of Mexico City’s most interesting neighborhoods and the staff rightly describes this soothing, service-centric oasis as a resort within the city. With an in-house Remede spa and one floor given over to an array of health club offerings, including a juice bar, weight room, swimming pool and Kinesis and Pilates studios this is the kind of amenity-rich location that can make it tempting to hole up like a pampered rock-star-in-recovery and just treat mind and body to some amazing food and spa treatments. Instead, I’d recommend treating the St. Regis as a luxurious launching pad, a place to begin and end your day in extreme, goose-down buffered comfort, before venturing out to your next adventure beyond its shimmering glass walls.


Great Stays: The St. Regis Mexico City

Some American travelers experience a certain level of trepidation when thinking about travel to Mexico. Beyond the usual resorts like Cancun and Cozumel, the rest of the country can feel like unknown territory. Television news stories of drug cartels and kidnappings haven’t helped reassure travelers. I received plenty of concerned looks from strangers and my own teenage son when sharing news of an upcoming trip to Mexico City. And while I appreciated their concern and desire not to see my face on the front page of the New York Times, I can report after five days in this incredible city, that I would return in a heartbeat, with son and husband in tow.

Mexico City's St. Regis Hotel at Night

At night, the exterior of the St. Regis lights up the Mexico City night and the statue of Diana the Huntress. See it at hgtv.com.

Traveling to Mexico City feels more like visiting a cosmopolitan, culture-rich European city (with no jet lag, and a blissfully short 3-hour travel time from my home base in Atlanta) than like the tourist-centric resorts Mexico is more often known for. Gay couples openly hold hands on the street, fashionable types in black leather and sky-high heels duck into trendy shops and restaurants luxury chains and car dealerships dot the chic Polanco and hipster-thick Condesa neighborhoods and an incredible array of street art and sculpture demonstrate locals’ high regard for weaving art into daily life. Don't even get me started on the incredible food, which you can read about in my story on the 10 Best Things to Eat and Drink in Mexico City.

At the luxurious St. Regis Mexico City you get a little bit of two worlds, both luxurious and dynamic. The hotel's location is close to some of Mexico City’s most interesting neighborhoods and the staff rightly describes this soothing, service-centric oasis as a resort within the city. With an in-house Remede spa and one floor given over to an array of health club offerings, including a juice bar, weight room, swimming pool and Kinesis and Pilates studios this is the kind of amenity-rich location that can make it tempting to hole up like a pampered rock-star-in-recovery and just treat mind and body to some amazing food and spa treatments. Instead, I’d recommend treating the St. Regis as a luxurious launching pad, a place to begin and end your day in extreme, goose-down buffered comfort, before venturing out to your next adventure beyond its shimmering glass walls.


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