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Plaza de Santa Ana

Plaza de Santa Ana s/n, Madrid, Spain (Centro)
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Ranked #61 of 551 Attractions in Madrid
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Nightlife, Dining, Drinking
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Tapas bars and clubs line this scenic plaza, making it one of Madrid's most popular nightlife hotspots.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Nightlife in Madrid. Busy with both locals and tourists alike…not as tourist as de Sol/Mayor. Drank well…ate well Not expensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I love this area and its surrounds especially at night when the streets and bars arw absolutely jm packed with locals and tourists alike into the early hours of the morning.

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Long Beach, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My husband and i went to Plaza Santa Ana almost every night while we were in Madrid. It was so laidback with tourists and locals enjoying tapas and cocktails. You may have to wait to get a table if you go around 10pm but such a great place to relax and mingle and really take in the culture of Madrid.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This plaza is much more laid back than Plaza de Puerta del Sol or Plaza Mayor. It is bordered on two side by restaurants a hotel on another and a playhouse on the last one. My hotel was right on the corner so I had ready access to lots of good food...

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Tampa, Florida
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19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A bit too much for tourists but it has some decent restaurants. This plaza has some okay shopping too.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

On a gloriously sunny October day, where better to eat out and enjoy Tapas. Also had a glass of champagne on the roof terrace of the hotel at the far end - you pay €15 but that takes you to the top and you get the drink of your choice, so of course I had a glass of champagne. The... More

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Ottawa, Ontario
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed near Plaza Santa Ana and found it to be the perfect place to spend our evening after a long day of sight seeing. We were traveling with young children, so this always adds an extra challenge when looking at dining options. But Plaza Santa Ana has numerous restaurants catering to a variety of tastes, and the open space... More

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Northern California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Plaza de Santa Ana is filled with outdoor cafes that all seem to be crowded at night. We picked one and weren't disappointed. We enjoyed a lovely evening chatting with a couple at the next table and the atmosphere in the plaza was festive and happy long past midnight.

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Last week we were in Madrid. By accident we came to the plaza de Santa Anna. We had 3 evenings our dinner on this plaza.Very very nice. Good restaurants, nice atmosphere.

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Mexico City, Mexico
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

If you want to experience the real life in Madrid you have to visit Santa Ana. The best tinto de verano I have tasted and great tapas. Great place to sit, have a drink, and watch people pass by.

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