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Big Penthouse, Unmatched View. Park of Chapultepec

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms (Sleeps 6)

Big ample high ceiling three bedroom well decorated Penthouse with a view to Chapultepec Park. In the Center of the City. Fast Internet. All commodities and utensils. Housekeeping included two days a week. Cook upon request.


7th Floor, high ceiling, 3 bedroom, large panoramic living room, wooden deck terrace, secure penthouse for rent welcomes you. The apartment houses 6 people in 3 king Size beds. It has a comfortable spacious living room, a dinner table for 8pax and a sunny wooden decked terrace with unparalleled view to Park and Castillo de Chapultepec. It also has a studio facing the city and a fully equipped kitchen. If desired, a cook is available to make breakfast or lunch and leave some cooked dishes for dinner. The apartment is of wooden floors. It has an eclectic decoration. Ranging from wooden antiques, leather couches, fabric reposée, polyurethane over leather main table and Mexican painting canvas on the wall, among diverse antique political posters and pictures. There is two 40 inch cable plasma TVs, a DVD, a Stereo System for Ipod, Internet (WIFI 20mbps and a 6mbps back up) and speakers on the terrace. There is one indoor parking space and 24hr security personnel. There is Ecobici (public bikes) less then a block away (One must register in advance with a credit card). The subway stop Juanacatlán is two blocks away. The Metrobus (bus that transits like a subway) 8 blocks away. Public buses run a block away, but I do not recommend those unless you want to have an adventurous exotic ride. Breakfast can be arranged most of the time for 40usd + groceries.

Guest access

Guests will have access to everything the apartment has. One Parking Space, Security guard, trustworthy Nanny on demand (40usd), Cook on demand (40usd), Driver (not always available), WIFI, Cable TV and all the Books in the house!

Guest interaction

Doña Inés, the apartments care taker, is the most direct contact, but I am always available online. I try to welcome personally all of my hosts. When I´m not in Mexico City one of my family members will welcome you.

Neighborhood overview

San Miguel Chapultepec is one of the nicest neighborhoods to live in now a days... why? Situated in Colonia San Miguel Chapultepec it is in the center of mayor activity, comercial and cultural areas in Mexico City. Comercial Zone Polanco, Cultural and Gastronomic Condesa, Night Live Colonia Roma, are just 10 minutes away by car. Cultural Coyoacán, Old Town San Ángel and Zocalo Old Quarter are just 20 minutes away either by taxi or Subway. Subway (Juanacatlán) is a block away and so are a couple coffee shops, deli market, street tacos, tortas and Sanborn´s Mexican Food Chain. Supermarket is three blocks away. It is full of trees, safe and carries a tranquil environment. It maintains the old spirit with specialized shops all around. There are 3 coffee shops in the surrounding blocks. Juice stand, quesadillas stand and a Deli shop with vegan food and small production beer and wine shop. The market is a few blocks away, where one can eat or buy groceries. Supermarket is a few blocks away as well. The Chapultepec Park is a few blocks away and so is the Castle and Museum... definitely a touristic attraction.

Getting around

Taxi on call, Public bikes, Metrobus and Subway. Basically all transport available from a few blocks around the apartment.

Other things to note

The elevator goes up to the sixth Floor. From there 14 steps take you to the seventh floor 14 steps

More Details

León Martí
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About León Martí

Hello, I´ve been studying and working abroad for a long time and just recently came back to my home 'town' Mexico City. I lived in Cancun, Madrid, Munich, Akumal and Connecticut. I am really happy to be back home and working on audiovisual productions, which turned from my hobby into my job. Although I don´t have a big family we balance it out with a lot of friends. I am currently using my spare time to travel through Mexico and get to know my Country better.

León Martí purchased this apartment in 1975

Why León Martí chose San Miguel Chapultepec

This property was acquired by my parents and passed down to me. I was born on this property so I do have a lot of love for it. As years went by and the city grew I was fortunate that San Miguel Chapultepec got to be one of the most beautiful residential areas and in one of the best places, since around it, many neighborhoods like Polanco, Condesa and Roma got really popular. San Miguel Chapultepec kept its quiet residential mood and it´s green surroundings. Take a look at the satellite picture.

What makes this apartment unique

The best thing the apartment has is the beautiful panoramic view to Castillo de Chapultepec and it´s high ceiling ample spaces.


San Miguel Chapultepec Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 7
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • All Bedrooms have king size beds, cotton linens and down comforters. They all have bureaus. Two of them are wooden floors with carpet and one of them is fully carpeted.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Regarding the guide service: Marlenne Eherenbeg, a long time friend of the family, is a top cultural guide. You can check her webpage or get in contact with her through the URL section. Regarding the SUV and chaffeur is available for 100usd a day. Check the SUV in the pictures section. For any other questions please contact me. I´ll be happy to get you any special requests.


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Big Penthouse, Unmatched View. Park of Chapultepec
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
Long Beach, CA

Best View Ever!

  • 5 of 5

Every year we take our nieces and nephews on vacation over Spring Break. This year was Mexico City. What a spectacular place for a fun exploration of Mexico City. The apartment is huge--with a fantastic open living room surrounded by glass--great views of Chapultepec and the skyscrapers of Polanco. There is also an outdoor patio. The neighborhood is quiet even though it is so centrally located. No need for a car as the metro station (easy connection to Centro Historic) is only one block away, Condesa (great restaurants) is only a ten-minute walk away, and Polanco (great shopping and restaurants) is only a twenty-minute walk away. The afternoons were spent in the apartment watching the rain, lightening, and thunder storms--what a perfect perch! The place is safe, clean, and very comfortable. We are planning our next visit already!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Best place I have ever stayed! Beautiful, sunny & central; phenomenal host!

  • 5 of 5

I wish I could give six stars! Leon & co were the most wonderfully helpful hosts and the apartment was absolutely perfect. We had a group visiting from all over the United States in Mexico City for four days; Leon helped us organize a day trip to Teotihuacan with a fantastic guide/driver (and flexible departure time!), provided introductions for a home-made dinner in the apartment, and was all around a responsive and lovely host. The apartment itself is absolutely stunning; it's decorated with beautiful pieces of art and has the most amazing sun rise views (the wall of windows is incredible). Highly, highly recommend this place and would absolutely love to return. Thank you Leon!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys are wonderful. Thank you Melissa for your kindness and joy.
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Unique experience

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful family visit to Mexico City and this apartment was a wonderful base. Close to the Chapultepec park, and the sites therein, we could walk easily to the park and enjoyed that freedom with 3 boys in tow. Also located near a metro stop which was terrific. We used Uber or the metro with ease.

The apartment was kept clean by a lovely housekeeper, and we easily used the well-appointed kitchen. The apartment was one flight of stairs up from the 6th floor elevator stop, and with the height you could see Chapultepec Castle and the many tree canopies just below. The sense of openness was lovely after returning from a day out exploring, the various windows opened easily to allow the breeze to cool the apartment after sunny daytime weather. With our kids, the washing machine and dryer were also very useful! And easy to operate. My kids loved the big beds, and the corner store.

In sum, a unique place, very convenient and would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal location for a family visit to Mexico City

  • 5 of 5

Traveling with my wife and three teenage daughters, we have stayed at HomeAway properties across the United States and around the world. We have never stayed anywhere better than this penthouse apartment. The wide open common space, with wonderful views of the Bosque de Chapultepec, is conducive to gathering and relaxing together. One evening we shut out the lights and watched a thunderstorm roll over the city. Wonderful art and decorations adorn all the rooms. The three bedrooms are private and comfortable, the kitchen and three bathrooms clean and functional.

The location is excellent, within easy walking distance of key sights like the Museo Nacional de Antropología and the Castle of Chapultepec National Museum of History, and easy taxi or Uber distance of everything else. There are convenience stores for drinks and small items within a block or two, and supermarkets within 15 minutes walk.

Arrangements with the owner were simple and straightforward, and the housekeeper who visited midweek was helpful, even with some of our laundry. A private security guard is always on duty, which makes coming and going easy and safe.

We were interested in a trip to the pyramids of Teotihuacan, and the owner suggested Marlene Ehrenberg (, who studied archaeology and once worked at the site. A great suggestion which made for an informative and memorable day.

The penthouse apartment is located on the seventh floor, and the elevator reaches the sixth floor, so climbing one flight of stairs is necessary. Within the apartment, a step or two separate some of the living areas. The wifi works well.

Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your stay and your recommendation. I´m really glad you had a great time and an informative tour. Welcome back anytime. Best regards and wishes.
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Wunderbare Tage in Mexico D.F.

  • 5 of 5

Das Appartement ist einfach ein Traum. Wir genossen die Aussicht über einen Teil der Stadt (vom Esstisch aus sieht man sogar das Schloss von Chapultepec) vor allem auch in der Nacht mit all den wunderbaren Lichtern. Das Appartement ist genau wie beschrieben, sauber und sehr geräumig. Wir, als 5 köpfige Familie fanden alle unseren Lieblingsplatz. Dona Inez ist sehr hilfreich und kam 2x die Woche. Sie hat uns auch einmal ein mexikanisches Frühstück gemacht und Reis gekocht damit wir einen Vorrat hatten. Vom Appartement aus kann man zu Fuss die interessanten Bezirke Condesa und Roma erkunden (die geführten Touren mit dem Tram sind sehr interessant) und gute Restaurants entdecken. Wir fuhren mit der U-Bahn nach Polanco und auch zum Zocalo und dem historischen Zentrum. Wir können einen Aufenthalt in dieser sehr interessanten Stadt nur empfehlen und natürlich auch das tolle Appartement von Leon. Schade, konnten wir ihn nicht persönlich kennen lernen aber er hat uns auch via Telefon sehr geholfen.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Denisse. I just have to say I am very happy that you had a great time and I´m really thankfull to have beautiful people like yourself come and enjoy Mexico City. Have a great time back home and perhaps we´ll meet next time!
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Location, location, location

  • 5 of 5

Location by the park (Chapultepec) gave us great access to the castle and museum, plus the plush greenery in a major metropolitan center.

Location in the neighborhood with an Oxxo corner shop and other smalls stores nearby, plus a subway stop (Juanacatlán) down a lighted street three blocks away was a bonus. We were fit enough for the six block walk to Soriana (grocery store) and back home with groceries. The apartment has an elevator for the first six flights but the last one is on stairs, easy. Some of our sturdy crew eschewed the elevator for stairs down and up most of the time. Esperanza pasteleria and bakery was a great find for savory sandwiches on the eastern point of the Bosque (by Metro Chapultepec), although for sweet pan dulce we preferred the bakery just past the metro stop on José Vasconcelos.

The location also meant a straight subway shot to downtown and easy walks to the Roma and Condesa neighborhoods.

Appointments in the home were great for us to cook three or four nights during the week, and beds were firm but comfortable enough for our crew. Leon was very easy to do business with and quickly responded when we had questions in booking.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Benito Juarez International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
dozens of them 10 minutes away
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
dozens of them 10 minutes away
Nearest Beach
340 Kilometres
Acapulco by car 4 hours.
Car: recommended

San Miguel Chapultepec is becoming one of the top residential areas to live in. Next to Chapultepec´s Park and full with trees, this tranquil neighborhood is an oasis in the middle center of mayor activity, commercial and cultural areas in Mexico City. Commercial Zone Polanco, Cultural and Gastronomic Condesa, Night Live Colonia Roma and Reforma Av. are just 10 minutes away by car or 20 minute walk. Cultural Coyoacán, Old Town San Ángel and Zocalo Old Quarter are just 20 minutes away either by car or Subway. Subway is a block away and so are a couple coffee shops, breakfast and panini restaurants, Deli shop, street tacos, tortas and Sanborn´s Mexican Food Chain. Soriana Supermarket is an 8 minute walk and Superama Supermarket can be delivered at home.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $600

Extra persons (after 6) carries a proportional price.
No parties or celebrations exceeding 8 people.
no noise or loud music after 9:00pm.
If in doubt, please ask.

No commercial use of the apartment. Security deposit will be held by owner if this rule is broken.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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