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With a privileged location just 25-minutes from Benito Juarez International Airport, Hotel El Ejecutivo is the ideal home base for exploring the best tourist attractions in the Reforma, for both holiday and business travelers.

Stroll through Chapultepec Park, the Palacio de Bellas Artes (one of the greatest architectural works in the city) or enjoy the exciting nightlife in the Zona Rosa. Our team will be happy to help organize tours to make the most of your stay at our hotel in the Reforma. Here are some of the main attractions in Mexico City located near Hotel El Ejecutivo:

  • Mexico City International Airport (25-minute drive)
  • Angel of Independence (5-minute walk)
  • Zona Rosa (5-minute walk)
  • Wax Museum (8-minute walk)
  • Ripley Museum (8-minute walk)
  • National Art Museum (11-minute walk)
  • Chapultepec (10-minute drive)
  • Museum of Anthropology and History (10-minute drive)
  • Polanco (10-minute drive)
  • World Trade Center (20-minute drive)
  • Zocalo (15-minute drive)
  • Basilica of Guadalupe (20-minute drive)
  • Palacio de Bellas Artes (10-minute drive)
  • Central Alameda (10-minute drive)
  • Coyoacán (40-minute drive)
  • Xochimilco (1-hour drive)
  • Mexico City Museum (10-minute drive)
  • Folk Art Museum (5-minute drive)
  • Embassy of the United States (5-minute drive)
  • Benjamin Franklin Library (5-minute drive)
  • Mexican Stock Exchange (11-minute drive)

Alameda Central

10-minute drive

Alameda Central is the oldest public park in Mexico City, dating back to 1592. It features lovely walking paths, gardens, statues and five classical French fountains inspired by Greco-Roman mythology. Alameda Central is located within a 10-minute drive from Hotel El Ejecutivo.

Angel of Independence

5-minute walk

The first stone of this monument to the Heroes of Independence, by architect Antonio Rivas Mercado, was laid on January 2nd, 1902 by General Porfirio Diaz. Only a 5-minute walk from the Hotel El Ejecutivo, this patriotic monument is a cultural icon in Mexico City and place where national celebrations are held.

Basilica of Guadalupe

20-minute drive

The Basilica of Guadalupe is the most important religious building in Mexico City which is iconic in its architecture and place of importance within the Catholic religion. The Basilica is a 20-minute drive from Hotel El Ejecutivo.

Hours: Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 5:00pm, Saturday and Sunday from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

Benjamin Franklin Library

5-minute drive

Benjamin Franklin Library is the Official Information Center of the Embassy of the United States in Mexico and it provides the Mexican government, academics, researchers, businessmen and others with information about the United States.

Chapultepec

10-minute drive

Chapultepec is one of the largest urban parks in the Western Hemisphere and home to attractions like the Modern Art Museum, Chapultepec Castle, the National Museum of Anthropology, an amusement park, a children’s museum and the Chapultepec Zoo, among many others. Chapultepec is a 10-minute drive from Hotel El Ejecutivo.

Hours: Section 1 of the park is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 5:00am to 8:00pm. Other sections of the park are open daily.

Coyoacán

40-minute drive

Coyoacán is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Mexico City with cobblestone streets and charming plazas dating back to Colonial times. Designated a “Barrio Mágico” (Magic Neighborhood) in 2011, Coyoacán is known for its numerous bohemian bars, restaurants and cafes.

Folk Art Museum

5-minute drive

The Museo de Arte Popular opened in 2006 and is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Mexican folk arts and handicrafts. The museum is located 5-minutes by car from Hotel El Ejecutivo.

Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00am to 6:00pm and Wednesday from 10:00am to 9:00pm.

Historic Center of Mexico City

15-minute drive

Only 15-minute drive from Hotel El Ejecutivo is the Historic Center of Mexico City, covering 668 blocks with architecture that summarizes pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern history. It is one of the most important and visited attractions in Latin America.

MEX International Airport

25-minute drive

Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City is the largest in Latin America and is located just a 25-minute drive from Hotel El Ejecutivo.

Mexican Stock Exchange

11-minute drive

The Mexican Stock Exchange is located an 11-minute drive from Hotel El Ejecutivo and is considered the heart of Mexican finance and economy.

Mexico City Museum

10-minute drive

A former palace that was considered one of the most luxurious in New Spain, the Mexico City Museum offers 26 rooms exhibiting artifacts and artwork from Aztec times to the present.

Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00am to 6:00pm.

National Museum of Anthropology and History

10-minute drive

Noted for its remarkable design by architects Pedro Ramírez Vázquez, Jorge Campuzano and Rafael Mijares in 1964, the National Museum of Anthropology houses a wide exhibition of artifacts from Mexico’s Pre-Columbian heritage. The museum is located in Chapultepec, a 10-minute drive from Hotel El Ejecutivo.

Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00am to 7:00pm.

National Museum of Art

11-minute walk

The Museo Nacional de Arte houses over 300,000 pieces of Mexican art including paintings, sculpture, prints, photography, feather art, manuscripts and furniture from the sixteenth to the mid-twentieth century.

Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00am to 5:30pm.

Palacio de Bellas Artes

10-minute drive

Built in 1904 and one of the most prominent cultural centers in Mexico, the Palacio de Bellas Artes features spectacular Art Deco and Art Nouveau architecture and is noted for exhibitions, theatrical performances and murals by Diego Rivera, Siqueiros and other famed artists.

Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00am to 4:30pm.

Polanco

10-minute drive

Polanco is an upscale neighborhood located 10-minutes by car from Hotel El Ejecutivo and is home to numerous cafes and restaurants, exclusive shopping, entertainment and nightlife.

Ripley’s Museum

8-minute walk

With an impressive facade that resembles a medieval castle, Ripley’s Museum houses strange and peculiar objects that Robert L. Ripley collected throughout his life including a replica of the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci made from toasted bread, a replica of a shrunken head, a painting made from spider webs, a Gothic cathedral of sugar cubes and many other curiosities.

Hours: Monday to Sunday from 11:00am to 7:00pm.

United States Embassy

5-minute drive

Only 5-minute drive from Hotel El Ejecutivo is the United States Embassy providing visas and consular services, cultural exchanges, business services and media information.

Wax Museum

8-minute walk

The Mexico City Wax Museum features carved wax figures from the political, cultural, artistic, historic and sporting world, both from Mexico and around the world. Just an 8-minute walk from Hotel El Ejecutivo, the building is considered as one of the most beautiful in Mexico.

Hours: Monday to Sunday from 11:00am to 7:00pm.

World Trade Center

20-minute drive

A 20-minute walk from Hotel El Ejecutivo, is one of the nation’s largest exhibition centers featuring a cinema complex, restaurants, shopping center and condominiums.

Xochimilco

1-hour drive

Xochimilco is a section of the city best known for its canals which can be explored by gondola-style boats called trajineras. Visitors here will be treated to rich pre-Hispanic and colonial traditions and history and numerous festivals throughout the year, including a large Day of the Dead celebration.

Zona Rosa

5-minute walk

Located just a 5-minute walk from Hotel El Ejecutivo, Zona Rosa is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Mexico City. Here visitors find boutiques, hotels, bars, restaurants, art galleries, libraries and eclectic architecture.