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Hostal Excelsior

Gran Via 50 2nd floor, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Ranked #79 of 240 Madrid B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Aspen, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Traveling to Madrid on business, I found this small inexpensive hotel right in the heart of town. It's an old hotel, but offers all I need. A clean room with comfortable bed and a hot shower. It's located on Calle Gran Via, a street bursting with energy. Restaurants, theater, shops. I only had to walk a block to the nearest... More 

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Stockholm
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This hostal is placed very handy right in the city center. Easy to access both historical places, shopping areas and Madrids nightlife. That is pretty much whats good with it. The rooms are small and simple and the so called WIFI that they promise in their adds is suppose to work in some rooms. However I got a room were... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

There is not a bad word to be said about this hostel. My stay was for a duration of 28 days, longer than most and throughout this I do not have bad word to say. First and foremost the location is spectacular. Situationes directly in the middle of Gran Via it really does ooze the vibe that the majority of... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Staff was really gentle but the room itself was just to small for 3 people and old looking. Don't even think about having a nice bathroom, it is just big enough for 1 and the shower is not actually a real shower but more a hip bath.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Clean but old fashioned and not great. very friendly old staff on reception, maybe a family run hostal who helped our stay trying in ok english. wifi was intermittant but ok commune room with vending machines. great location right on gran via. Perfect walking to all main nights and not too noisy. Good rooms some with balcony if youre not... More 

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Philippines
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2011

We were a group of 35 people & stayed in hostel for two days. Money was stolen from one of our companions while the entire group were out doing some sightseeing. Her luggage was forcibly opened. Like the other reviewers, we had the same experience with the air-con. It did not seem to work. Water from the faucet also kept... More 

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houston, texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2010

This place is not somewhere you want to stay. My friends and I were here on vacation for 3 nights and everything went wrong... including a permanently broken A/C, very rude night staff, theft, smoke wafting in the windows, dogs barking, the staff throwing away our things, locking us out, and then charging us double in the end. Try somewhere... More 

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