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I'm not a light sleeper and the late night party-ers did not bother me too much, but I could NOT sleep through the trash can band that seemed to go on for hours and woke me up way too early Wednesday morning.
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Clean and nice place, friendly staff. Tended to be a little noisy on Friday nights as it is a minute walk from Puerta-del-Sol and that' s a noisy place. There is a locker in every room, costs one euro to open\close it. I visited in...More
Great location,small but clean rooms,frendly owners.Near to all great places -Sol,Gran via,Plaza Mayor.All around are small places with great food.At the corner is Museo de jamon.You'll enjouy staying in it-walking distance to everything.
Located on the second floor of an old building within 5 minutes walking of Sol station (for both Metro and RENFE light rail) and about 25 minutes of Atocha railway station. There is a large supermarket in El Cortes Ingles off Puerta del Sol within...More
Excellent choice if you are seeking value close to all the main attractions and easy to get to from airport or train station. Simple, but clean and good size room. 24 hr access. Museo de Jambon next door great for breakfast
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US$49 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street performers, colorful lights, window shopping, restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a collection of plazas interconnected by a network of side streets. Some of these side streets are wide pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.