Capital's roster of properties cover wide range of rates

MEXICO CITY -- There are several new and refurbished hotels here that cater to almost every client's budget.

• The Fiesta Americana Hotel announced that its 610 rooms will sport new looks and 25-inch TVs before the end of the year. The remodeling project, which began a year ago, is about halfway complete.

New weekend rates that include buffet breakfast for two are $110 per night, double.

For information or reservations, call (800) FIESTA-1.

• Grupo Posadas, Mexico's largest hotel chain, opened the Fiesta Inn Periferico Sur hotel in southwestern Mexico City.

The 220-room property features a fitness center, pool, business center and guest parking.

Room amenities include dual-line phones with voice mail and computer connections. The rack rate for single or double occupancy is approximately $136.

For information or reservations, call (800) FIESTA-1

In other Grupo Posadas news, Fiesta Americana later this summer is scheduled to open its newest property in Mexico City, the Fiesta Americana Grand.

The 203-room hotel will feature a full-service spa, fitness center and a restaurant that will stay open around the clock.

• Mexico's Mision Hotels chain is building a new 170-room property on the Paseo de la Reforma. The Colon Mision Reforma is scheduled to open in November.

The hotel's rooms will be wired with the latest technology for business travelers, and there will be a business center and meeting rooms for 150 people.

For information or reservations, call (800) 44-UTELL.

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