Consistently ranked among the world’s top visited destinations and a world capital poised for continued growth, Mexico City is home to its renowned cuisine, vibrant culture, rich history, unique neighborhoods, And because of its modern travel services, it welcomes more than 12.5 million visitors each year.
A sprawling metropolis full of vibrant character that mixes the old with the new, with more than a dozen distinct neighborhoods or “colonies,” each with its own character and charm.
An integral part of the city’s cultural and gastronomic life, the neighboring Roma and Condesa neighborhoods are home to Mexico City’s trendy creative class. The area is bursting with diverse architectural styles and bold designs, as well as a wide variety of dining options and glamorous nightlife possibilities. A century ago when Lomita It was a wealthy town of mansions, but no one could have predicted that Mexico City’s hipsters would settle here at the turn of the 2000s. These days, Neoclassical, Beaux Arts and Art Nouveau buildings, squares and tree-lined streets are filled with restaurants, galleries, bars, gourmets, artists and eclectic bed and breakfasts. In September 2017, an earthquake affected Mexico City’s most beloved colonies, Roma and Condesa. Since then, local artists, architects, designers, chefs and residents have worked to restore and revitalize the area, making it an ever more attractive destination.
Taking advantage of the last two years of lockdown to refurbish and upgrade, Ignatia Guest House has expanded its luxury bed and breakfast, which blends history, Mexican artisanal traditions, and contemporary design, adding four new guest rooms and an outdoor space. Opened in February 2017, the name comes from Ignatia, the housekeeper who managed this 1913-built Porphyria mansion for her over 40 years. Originally occupying half of the Porphyrian mansion, Ignatius Guest’s house includes a master suite, hall, library, dining room, kitchen in a historic building, and a garden area each with its own balcony or terrace. There were her four rooms with . After acquiring the rest of the property in early 2022, the intimate property has expanded its offering with new amenities and her four additional rooms. Two rooms have been restored to the original house and two newly constructed on the terrace sharing a common outdoor space decorated with a fireplace and treetop Jacuzzi.
Once again, interior designer Andrés Gutierrez has spearheaded the new renovation, working with construction firm Factor Efficiencia. Ignatia Guest The dual feature of his house is the Mexican essence of its caretaker Ignatia. It consists of The result of these two different worlds is that blocks of color build a common thread, creating an eclectic design that provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere for guests. When designing all the spaces, contemporary Mexican design is subtly integrated into classical French architecture, with references reminiscent of pre-Hispanic pictographic documents of spheres, tabs and circular perforations of Mexican origin. It contains. This creates a dialogue between the traditional past, the present and the present with furniture and accessory designs by Andrés Gutiérrez, ADHOC, Axoque Estudio, Joyful Objects, David Pompa, Victor Torres and others.
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Ignacia Guest House has been internationally recognized and awarded for its impeccable restoration and bold interior design that showcases the avant-garde look of 21st century Mexico. This contemporary approach aims to permeate not only historic details, gardens, public and private spaces, but the entire stay experience, from the warmth of the staff to the exquisite cuisine.
Ignatia was born in Guerrero around 1914 and arrived in Mexico City in the late 1920s to work in the mansion. She first helped her clean, then began taking care of her children, eventually becoming her chief housekeeper until 2000. She has been a part of her family for over 40 years. devoted to and became part of her family. Traces of her are still alive in the building. As her Amor character, Ignatia enjoyed her home as if it were her own. She planted two orange trees in her garden and crossed them thousands of times.
The cooks at Ignacia Guest House prepare the daily breakfast selections and head to the pantry bright and early to source all ingredients at traditional neighborhood markets. They prepare everything from scratch including the salsas, condiments and more. Artisan breads, delicious fruits and juices found only in Mexico will be remembered long after the trip is over, from seasoned eggs, regional charcuterie, tamales and chilaquiles to lesser-known flavors. Wax complements the cooked-to-order appetizers. A fresh glimpse into Mexico’s vast gastronomic traditions, meticulously curated to please guests using only the highest quality ingredients sourced from traditional markets. The chef offers vegetarian and vegan options for all breakfast dishes and can accommodate guests’ dietary restrictions. Enjoy a complimentary cocktail hour daily from 5pm to 7pm in Ignatia’s garden under two orange trees. From Thursday to Sunday, mixologist Federico prepares a variety of cocktails for guests, including Carajillo, Paloma, Gin and Tonic, and Bloody Her Marie. Ignatia’s signature cocktail is made with a hint of Ancho her Reyes, a liquor made from grapefruit, sparkling water, mezcal, and ancho chile. The decoration of the glass has a special touch, with the chef adding earthworm salt frosting along with fresh grapefruit on one side of the glass. The latest drink to celebrate the start of summer is the mango and mezcal cocktail made with mango and pomelo juice, Eureka lemon, mezcal, ancho reyes liquor, mint and rosemary syrup, ginger ale and ice.
Ignacia Guest House is committed to protecting the environment. Solar panels generate most of the electrical energy consumed on site and prevent 3.8 tonnes of CO2 from being released into the atmosphere each year (equivalent to planting 85 trees a year). Solar panels reduce fossil fuel consumption in bathrooms and kitchens by up to 60%. Ingredients (fruits, vegetables, legumes, coffee, eggs, dairy products, tortillas, bread) used to prepare food and beverages are sourced from small local producers and are certified for freshness, quality and fair trade (regional support society) is guaranteed. In-suite toiletries are provided by Loredana, a Mexican company that specializes in natural and organic products free of parabens, sulfates and EDTA. All of these are eco-friendly and free from animal cruelty. Bottles of water are provided courtesy of Agua Alameda, the mountain spring water of Tehuacan Puebla. In addition, water harmonizes with intention through its flow shapes, light and musical processes. Only glass bottles are used, so it does not become plastic waste. The cleaning agents used are free of chemicals, abrasives and irritants, are kosher certified, low suds to help save water, and are manufactured using biodegradable citric acid extracts in all products It is supplied by Corpo Citrik, a Mexican company that One of his biggest trends in travel right now is his home away from home boutique hotels and his B&Bs. Globetrotter seeks personalized service beyond the usual hotel concierge, and his 10-room or less hotel allows you to blend in with local life in complete tranquility and peace. With only nine suites, guests at Ignacia Guest House will experience a one-of-a-kind chic, design-driven accommodation experience. Whether for leisure or business, Ignacia Guest House is the perfect base camp for exploring the city. Every guest receives personalized attention from the staff, free his Wi-Fi, daily breakfast, daily cocktails in the garden from 5pm to 7pm his hour and other amenities. Available. Rates per night including tax for double occupancy from Thursday to Saturday are for Master Suite Negra (USD 445), Standard Suite Amarilla, Verde, Azul (USD 388), Junior Suite Rosa (USD 313), Terraza 1 and Terraza 2 ($545USD) and Balcon 1 and Balcon 2 ($487USD. Rates per night including tax for double occupancy from Sunday to Wednesday are for Master Suite Negra ($420USD), Standard Suites Amarilla, Verde, and Azul ($361 USD), Junior). Suite Rosa ($288USD), Terraza 1 and Terraza 2 ($520USD), Balcon 1 and Balcon 2 ($460USD).