No doubt, day and night, La Colonia Roma is among the most beautiful neighborhoods in the city. You can enjoy a variety of restaurants, bars, parks, galleries, boutiques and all kinds of recreational and cultural activities.
La Colonia Roma is in a very centric location. Stanza Hotel is located on beautiful Avenida Alvaro Obregon one block away from the Metrobus stop “Parque Pushkin”.
With an enviable location in Mexico City, Stanza Hotel is just 30 minutes from the airport, 15 minutes from downtown and 20 minutes from WTC.
Its location makes it easily accessible to major financial centers Reform and fashionable shopping centers and warehouses of prestige; 10 minutes from the Palacio de Hierro (Durango), Reforma 222, Cuauhtemoc Pavilion, Delta Square and 15 minutes from Plaza Antara, 5 minutes from major restaurants in the Zona de la Condesa, which offer a wide variety to please all kinds of tastes and preferences.
This area is a sample of the great diversity that this city offers considered one of the most important capitals of the world, as it has easy access to major theaters, museums and galleries, walked can reach Casa Lam, La Casa del Poeta, enjoy the terraces for coffee or visit art galleries.
The houses and buildings in the Colonia Roma are full of elegant Art Nouveau details, these buildings hark back to the days of porfiriana splendor.
La Colonia Roma originated in colonial times to the establishment of the Hacienda Romita, place in a small chapel surrounded by narrow streets and a beautiful little square building. Your entry can still be found. The area began to develop in the time of Porfirio Diaz. When the land was divided, took its name from the Treasury. Around that time, the growth of the middle class and upper class achievement that people began to leave the city center, and generate the creation of different neighborhoods (or districts) around, who were called “colonies” name taken from the first European populations in America. These areas were planned from the beginning to Western urban principles.
Over the years, some wealthy families began to build their large French-style mansions in the area, examples of which remain to this day, as the Lamm House (today an important cultural center), the building of Rio de Janeiro, the Balmori apartments, and a host of beautiful buildings that have been declared cultural heritage by the National Institute of Fine Arts.
Besides the aforementioned buildings, the characteristic of the Rome area are its beautiful streets as Avenida Álvaro Obregón with its wide boulevard surrounded by tall trees, fountains and classical sculptures; Orizaba street two parks surrounded by cafes, restaurants and art galleries.
The area is undergoing regeneration to recover gradually the old buildings, preserving its architectural features, but giving them a new role as apartments, cafes, galleries and specialty shops in the design and fashion.