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Espahotel Plaza de Espana

3.0 of 5
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Plaza De Espana, 7, 28008 Madrid, Spain
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Ranked #223 of 453 Hotels in Madrid
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip was with my mother, the hotel was clean but dated. The staff were friendly and booked us onto a flamenco night which was amazing (Tablaolas Carboneras) The Palace was a short walk away, and Tour bus stops near by (25 euros for 2 days) We did walk everywhere as it was a great location. Taxi from the airport... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I traveled to Madrid with my son and granddaughter. We stayed at the Espahotel Plaza de Espana for 5 days, then went on to Zaragoza, coming back to Madrid after 2 days away. We found the staff to be very pleasant and helpful. I speak (limited) Spanish, so I had no problem having any question answered. The staff speaks English,... More 

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aparplaza, General Manager at Espahotel Plaza de Espana, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. We are pleased to know that your stay in Espahotel Plaza de España was positive. The hotel is located very near the main touristic zones of Madrid, and our staff always tries to help our clients the best way possible. Willing to see you soon with us, the next time you visit Madrid.... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Stayed for 5 days this week, yes as previously reviewed, the rooms need updating but found that the communal areas were very well maintained and housekeeping was very good. Our room didn't smell and whilst the kitchenette is very small, I'm sorry , but to complain about it is a bit much. Apart from buying tea , coffee milk and... More 

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aparplaza, General Manager at Espahotel Plaza de Espana, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. We are happy to see that your stay in Espahotel Plaza de España was positive. We will take in account your recommendations in order to improve those aspects that need to be updated. We are sorry for the incident of the hot water, it was something caused for the changes of temperature, but... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

When we arrived they gave us a room which smelled like cigarettes. The smell was unbearable. We first thought that maybe this was just an incident and we opened the window and hoped it would go away. As we were tired we fell asleep but the next day we complained to the receptionist. He simply said it was not possible... More 

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aparplaza, General Manager at Espahotel Plaza de Espana, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We regret for any inconvenience you may have had during your stay. With respect to the incident you comment of the smoking smell, we can confirm you that in the hotel is only allowed to smoke in the rooms of the first floor for those clients who wish to have a smoking-room. In the rest... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Room: • Room cannot be locked from the inside! There is no way you can lock your room when you are inside! • I had the Studio room which was too big for a single pax. It is more of a service apartment instead of a hotel. • Includes a small kitchen complete with utensils, cutlery, electric stove, electric kettle,... More 

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aparplaza, General Manager at Espahotel Plaza de Espana, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. We are happy to see that your stay in Espahotel Plaza de España was satisfactory. It is true that the location in the same Plaza de España of Madrid is unique, and you have everything near. With respect to the lock, don’t worry because the door remains completely locked once you close it.... More 

antioch
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for 8 nights 3 adults. the room has a very small kitchen I almost bump my head on the cabinets.THE ROOM AND THE BATHROOM VERY OLD. IT LOOKS LIKE THEY HAVE NOT CHANGE ANYTHING SINCE IT WAS BUILT WHICH WAS MAYBE IN THE 70'S The shower only has one door so the water splashes all... More 

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aparplaza, General Manager at Espahotel Plaza de Espana, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We regret that your stay wasn’t satisfactory. We will try to change those aspects that have to be improved. We would like to answer you to some of the aspects you have commented. All the rooms have small kitchens, and this is a complement that not many hotels have in Madrid, and that are normally... More 

London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I have stayed in and reviewed many hotels in madrid and I hope you can see that on the whole they are very positive. I read some good reviews of espa hotel gran via and also noted its trip advisor review so thought I would give it a go. The positives: the location and kind staff. Comfy bed, generally clean.... More 

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aparplaza, General Manager at Espahotel Plaza de Espana, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Firstly, we would like to indicate you, that we deeply regret the mistake we have committed, by not checking correctly your request, in the sense of wanting to stay in a non-smoking room. As you know, the hotel tried to amend the error, by changing your room to a king size bed according to what you requested in... More 

Des Plaines, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Espahotel, located on the Plaza de Espana for our first visit to Madrid. The room was clean and comfortable, and we saved a lot of money by using the kitchen facilities in the room. The Plaza de Espana is a great spot to begin your travels around Madrid. The Gran Via is close... More 

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aparplaza, General Manager at Espahotel Plaza de Espana, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. We are happy to see that your stay in Espahotel Plaza de España was pleasant, and that you were able to use the hotel facilities, such as the individual kitchens of the apartments. It is true that the hotel is located in a very good location, next to the main sites of Madrid,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Just arrived back from Espahotel Plaza De Espana. Booked 3 nights but Friday to Monday but took late flight Sunday evening, due to work. Location was perfect, lovely walk up to Gran Via and to Sol with stalls and benches just outside in front of Plaza De Espana. The Hotel RoomS were spacious with microwave, seating and small kitchenette. Best... More 

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aparplaza, General Manager at Espahotel Plaza de Espana, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. We are grateful to see that your stay in Espahotel Plaza de España. We would like to see you soon with us the next time you visit Madrid. Best Regards More 

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Centro
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.
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