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Hostal Gala

#58 of 453 Hotels in Madrid
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Costanilla de los Angeles 15, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The location of the hostal is excellent! it is close to many restaurants and markets, so you can grab a bite quickly if you're hungry The facilities of the hostal was superb! clean and comfy beds, good bathrooms, wifi works really well and they clean your room every day! :) The staffs were also really nice, attentive and helpful to... More 

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Estimado Andre. Muchas gracias por compartir sus comentarios con el resto de los viajeros. Nos esforzamos mucho para que los... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I stayed here in one of the small double rooms and could not fault the place. More of a boutique hotel than a hostel. The reception staff are incredibly friendly and helpful, the location is perfect and close to everything, the rooms are impeccably clean, there are many restaurants in the area, and best of all there was a very... More 

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HostalGala M, Director de Recepción at Hostal Gala, responded to this review

Dear Alexandria J, In first place we thank you for taking a few minutes to share your opinion about your stay at Hostal Gala. We are very happy to know that your expectations were not disappointed. We have a perfect location so we make efforts to stay high our other qualities: staff, cleanliness and good rest, it is great that... More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

With 2 other friends, I stayed at a three-person apart-hotel (incl. kitchen) at Hostal Gala Madrid. It is located at the Plaza de Santa Domingo, which can't be more central and is a just mere walk away from all of Madrids main sights. At first we couldn't find the entrance to the hostel since it is hidden away at the... More 

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HostalGala M, Director de Recepción at Hostal Gala, responded to this review

Dear Cedric K, Thank you for such a good and detailed review about your experience at Hostal Gala. We remember you and your friends with very affection. You were an excellent clients!. We are very happy that your expectations changed since the moment you get in the reception. The building is the original one but the hostel is completely restored.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I went to Madrid with my husband at the end of October to celebrate my Birthday. We stayed in hostel Gala and we just loved it!! The receptionists were so friendly and helped us with everything. Our room was very cozy. The bed was amazing and the pillows were so soft!! We couldn't believe it! They cleaned our room everyday!!... More 

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HostalGala M, Director de Recepción at Hostal Gala, responded to this review

Dear Cintia O, In first place, we thank you for take the time to share your experience at the Gala Hostel. We are very glad to hear that you enjoy your time at our establisment. All the qualities you mentioned are the reason why we try to strive every day. Thank you for making us feel satisfied with what we... More 

Haifa, Israel
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

the hostal is very clean and comfortable. the location is great - right in the center, but not in a very loud street (very close to gran via). the staff is excellent and very helpful. shower a bit small.. perfect for small people :-)

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HostalGala M, Director de Recepción at Hostal Gala, responded to this review

Dear Haifa. Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion about our establishment. Your sincere and true comments are awesome, about our clean and comfortable rooms, good location and friendly staff. We know that in the center of Madrid sometimes is a little bit noise, so we apologize for it. Thank you for choosing to stay with us,... More 

istanbul
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

We were well received, receptionists were friendly and informative. Was recommended a really great place to watch a flamenco dance. Price and location was perfect. Hostel is a stone throw away from a metro station, as well as in the heart of where things are happening. Lots of eateries. Would recommend for place to lodge.

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HostalGala M, Director de Recepción at Hostal Gala, responded to this review

Dear Undyntrav. First of all, thank you very much for this nice review. We are especially pleased that you enjoyed the service provided by our staff. It is glad to read we provided to you an efficient service to help you. It is very important for us to know that your stay was nice and comfortable. Thank you again for... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Don't waste your Money and time looking any further. This is a clean and very good value for Money. They make you feel as if you're in your home away from home... The location is also great in the centre of Madrid.

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HostalGala M, Director de Recepción at Hostal Gala, responded to this review

Dear Antonio. Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion. It is very important to us to know that you have had a good stay and have felt Hostal Gala as your home. It will be a pleasure to host you again in future. Best regards. More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Two nights stay and treated like an old friend. Very helpful staff, room immaculate, shower brilliant. All we wanted was a good clean comfortable bed and decent shower which is what we got. Prices were great for the location. Cannot fault it. Found it through Trip Advisor and so pleased we did. Would book again. Great cafe next door.

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HostalGala M, Director de Recepción at Hostal Gala, responded to this review

Dear Flossie, Thank you for your great review, all your compliments are appreciated very much. We work diligently to offer the best service and a great stay for each guest. It is nice to know when this succeeded. We try that our clients feel the hostel as his home, that`s why we are especially pleased that you enjoyed the service... More 

Perth, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I would highly recommend the Hostal Gala in Madrid. It's great value for money - you get a functional, clean and spacious room in an unbeatable location. You can walk to all the tourist sites in Madrid, it's a few minutes from the main shopping strip and there are many great tapas bars nearby. There are a few metro stations... More 

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HostalGala M, Director de Recepción at Hostal Gala, responded to this review

Dear JK, Thanks so much for your time to share your opinion about our establishment with all the other travellers. Your sincere and true comments are awesome, about our functional and clean apartments, great location and our friendly staff. But the big win is that you would recommend us. Thanks again and hope to see you soon at Hostal Gala.... More 

London
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79 reviews 79 reviews
28 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

We had a corner room with three Juliet balconies (not suitable for sitting outside) The room was light and airy and clean. The girls in reception spoke perfect English and were very helpful. The location is excellent. Most of the sights were walkable, but there were also two metro stations very close by. The only downside was an unpleasant smell... More 

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HostalGala M, Gerente at Hostal Gala, responded to this review

Dear Swankie, First we want to thank you for choosing Hostal Gala for your stay in Madrid. We are glad you liked our location, decor and rooms. Your feedback is of great help to improve our weakness and make progress every day. Hoping see you again and thank you, Hostal Gala. More 

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