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Hostal Santa Isabel

Santa Isabel 15, 28012 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
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Ranked #74 of 235 Madrid B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jerusalem, Israel
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been staying in this hostal for years. Love the location. love the elevator. And that's about it now! I did not even see the owner this time, even though I spent 3 nights there. The room service lady was there to meet me and she was really unfriendly. She did not smile even once, even when she realized... More

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Split, Croatia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

If You are looking for a safe base to rest after spending days exploring the city, don't look any further. Here you'll have everything as advertised on their website. It is true that you'll be able to hear some street noise. You'll also hear other guests taking shower, passing by hallway or talking. However, I don't take this as a... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

This was my fifth time staying at this hostal. On the one hand - it's still great: central location, nice rooms. I like the fact that there are keys now and I don't have to ring the bell every time. On the other hand - the staff used to be nicer. The owner, like a reviewer here mentioned, has little... More

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Atlanta
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71 reviews 71 reviews
11 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

The hostal was clean and had a good location. It is walking distance to the three big museums,Atocha train station, Puerta del Sol, nice cafe on the street called Cafe Bar Alma. The rooms are small but I expected that. The shower in room #4 is a nightmare. No matter what, you will get the whole bath soaked. The other... More

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Spain
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

This has been our favorite Madrid bolt-hole for several years, but last week we noticed the quality is slipping. The 24-hour "concierge" who attended the door is gone now, replaced by new sets of keys that are very difficult to use. Automated lights in the hallways plunge you into darkness at the worst possible moment. And the toilets, always noisy,... More

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Hulst, the Netherlands
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33 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2011

We went for a valentinesweekend to Madrid. Romantic trip, eating, drinking, lingering. Stayed in hostal Santa Isabel. Good location, nice B & B in the centre of town as it was recommended bij people from Madrid we know. Stay was great, payed our lodgings with a Visa card. So far so good, arriving home we discovered that our credit card... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2010

We spent 4 nights at the Hostal Santa Isabel earlier this month. It's very clean, the staff is friendly and helpful (we arrived straight from the airport at 9:30 AM and were allowed to check in a short while later, as soon as a room was ready) and the location is very convenient. My only suggestion would be to request... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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76 reviews 76 reviews
36 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2010

The hostal has a very good location (specially if your coming by train to Atocha station, like from Barcelona for example) and is convieniently located at a short walk from the Reina Sofia Museum as well as a subway station. It is located on the 4th floor of a building, and has lots of shops in front. The value was... More

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Los Angeles, California
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10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2010

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights in September. The hostal is walking distance to all the museums, popular plazas, and subway stations. However, I am not sure how safe it is at night as my husband got pickpocketed on our first night. Despite this, the hostal itself was clean, modern, and the staff was friendly though they... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2010

This is a small hostal, on the 4th floor of a building (ring bell to enter), with an antique but perfectly working lift. Note there are maybe 5 of so steps to reach the lift. The staff are very friendly, helpful and efficient, but just be aware they don't speak any English at all, so have your phrasebook handy! We... More

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Address: Santa Isabel 15, 28012 Madrid, Spain
Location: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Centro
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Hostel Santa Isabel is located in one of the most prestigious district of Madrid in terms of museums and restaurants: the Center district. Opened in 1969 and refurbished in 2005, the Hostel Santa Isabel has everything you need to make you feel at home; a family hotel with meticulous cleanliness and a good price-quality ratio. Rooms with full en-suite bathroom and toiletries, air conditioning, central heating, colour television with remote control and Wi-Fi access. ... more   less 
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