About this listing
We have a private room,with one double bed for you in Coyacan, close to Fridas house and the best spots of this area. Shared bathroom, kitchen, living room, patio.You can use all the house and feel like home.
We live a few blocks from downtown coyoacan , in the southern area of the city . We like to meet new people who like to enjoy our city. We are connected by various bus and 15 minutes walk from the subway line that takes you in 30 minutes to downtown . We offer a double bed, with shared bathroom, we can accept a third guest to sleep on the futon in the living room or in a single matress inside the room, you can make use of kitchen , and other spaces without problem.
It will be a pleasure that you stay in our place and show you a little of this amazing city and the beautiful neighborhood of Coyoacan.
A few steps away you will find a Seven Eleven open 24/7 , plus many "fondas" ( cheap restaurants, typical in Mexico ) where you can eat cheaply and mexican food. There are also pharmacy 24/7 four blocks. If you walk 15 minutes you can also find a grocery store.
Places to visit nearby:
- Frida´s house
- León Trotsky´s house
-Hernán Cortés - House
-Museum of interventions ( Convento de Churubusco )
- Olympic Pool
-Coyoacán - viveross ( park )
-National - Cinematheque
-Market - crafts
- Food Market
Places close by taking public transport (10-40 minutes)
-UNAM (Cultural Heritage of Humanity )
-Condesa and Roma ( neighborhoods with bars and restaurants)
We would love to help you anytime , we love to see our city so we can give you many good recommendations for places to visit , restaurants where to eat and travel tips .
Access to all common areas. We have two cats and a dog. You can use the kitchen to prepare food and keep food in the refrigerated, you should wash your dishes.
Also you can use the WiFi, or ask for a computer or ipad, if you need to look something, or just send e-mails. Be free to take our stuff, just remeber to put again in the same place.
Interaction with Guests
We both work during the week, but with pleasure in our free time we can help you in whatever you want.
We would love to know a little more about you and even take you to eat somewhere, or share a drink, or take a few shots of mezcal.
Very quiet neighborhood, the place where we live is very safe, in addition to young people living in the place. You may go for a walk around for a bit more of this neighborhood of Coyoacan, one of the most beautiful in the city, the atmosphere takes you back in time and makes you feel in another city.
It is possible to walk to Coyoacán with a walk of 10 minutes, plus we are located close major avenues that allow you to reach various parts of the city as Xochimilco or the downtown. In addition in just 10 minutes you can take the subway line 2. You can also use our bikes for explore the neighborhood.
Other Things to Note
We are open to receive all your comments to be better with the next people, we are going to appreciate your opinion about your experience and the place.
No smoking inside the house and do the dishes and respect our pets. Thank you!!
Sofia and Luis are a charming couple who made me feel very welcome and helped me with the practical details of getting around town. This was particularly useful as I was traveling solo. While they were both busy they took an interest in my stay in Mexico and were on call if ever I needed anything. Their communication was very clear and there were no misunderstandings.
They are a down to earth couple whose warmth invited me back home to my heart at the end of my Mexican adventure. Their apartment offers all your basic needs and is good value... and the bed (and room) is comfortable and clean. It gave me an insight into what it might be like for me if I moved to Mexico. Their animals were equally welcoming, which is just what I was looking for. The ginger Mo Mo (not sure how you spell) was a character indeed... and is certainly testing the older residents. I look forward to meeting Sofia and Luis again (and the soon to arrive Julia!)... whether it is in Mexico or Australia.
The area of Coyoacan is most charming. Frida Kahlo's house / museum was the main reason for my choice and I was not dissapointed. The streets are sweet, safe, cultured and colourful. The cafe's and restaurants I visited all served great food and attitudes. The Mexican heart is not one to hold back. People were kind and understanding of the Australian who could not speak spanish and I even met two lovely sisters having lunch one day. Spending just 4 days in Mexico City, I chose to spend all except 1 day in Coyoacan. That 1 day was spent at the Anthropology Museum... even though that was fantabulous... I could easily have spent that day wandering the streets of Coyoacan.
I am left with a very romatic feeling about Coyoacan and I will do everything I can to get back to this charming place and her people. A thouroughly enjoyable trip. Overall 5/5 for Sofia, Luis, their animals and the delightful Coyoacan.
Our stay in coyoacan was awesome, and the room at Sofia and Luis' was comfortable. The animals were a fun treat to come back to each night, as their cat, Momo, esta muy loco but in a good way. We were given some recommendations in the area that were tasty, but we spent the majority of our 5 days on foot all around the city, so this was more or less just a sleeping room and home base in the best neighborhood.
The chocolate de amaranto at la casa del pan was awesome, as well as the food there (and I say that as a carnivore at a vegetarian restaurant). If you like coffee, there are many artisan cafés nearby but our favorite was Avellanada.
Sofia was super nice and very accommodating, we didn't have a chance to meet Luis but their home is lovely. The room was large and we felt very welcome! It's a short walk to the center of Coyoacan which is a lovely and quieter neighborhood, but a bit harder to get to other parts of the city. Cabs are cheap though and the subway is accessible if you don't mind a bit of a walk. All in all, I would recommend!
Sofia and Luiz are attentive hosts and creative, delightful people. Their apartment is an easy 10-15 minute walk from a Metro stop that just 10 minutes from D.F.'s Zocalo. It is in Coyoacan - San Angel, an historical, pretty area great for walking, dining, museums, and people watching.
The apartment, room, bed and bath all are simple but comfortable. A dog, three cats, a man, a woman, and, soon, a baby, will all line up to greet you in a very friendly way.
Sofia and Luis made us feel very welcome and were the perfect hosts! They gave us recommendations for great places to eat and drink too.
The place looked exactly as it did in the photos and was very charming. The pets were adorable too! Coyoacan is a great area of Mexico city, safe and vibrant and interesting. We wouldn't hesitate to go back.
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About the Host, Sofía & Luis
Hola!! Somos Luis y Sofía nos encanta la arquitectura, viajar, comer, conocer nuevas personas, disfrutar de nuestro país y nuestra ciudad. Siempre estamos en búsqueda de lugares nuevos que conocer en la ciudad y poder recomendar.
Vivimos con nuestra pequeña hija Julia que nació en marzo y además con un labrador llamado Frodo, el cual seguramente amarás, además de tres gatos.
Hi! We are Luis and Sofia, we love architecture, travel, eat, meet new people, enjoy our country and our city. We love meeting our country and show to the people who visit us. We love to recommend places to go or eat.
We live in one of the most beautiful neighborhood in the city, with our daughter Julia who just born in march, a labrador named Frodo, plus three lovely kittens.