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Hostal Rayuela

Fuencarral, 41-40 Dcha, 28005 Madrid, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Belgrade, Serbia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great location, very rude staff ( one dude who did not want to let us in when we arrived ! ) the room was not more than OK - but the BIG problem is that the walls are made of paper - you hear EVERY breath of other people in the building !

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I had booked and paid in advance of arriving by plane. Due to luggage problems I arrived a little later than expected. Back In the uk my home was rung (while I was in the air) saying that the hostel would close at 1130pm. This had no been preinformed. I made my way to the hostat at midnight

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rayuela2010, Propietario at Hostal Rayuela, responded to this review

This comment is not correct. We inform clearly in our pages that the check in is until 23.30. The hostel is located on a floor and it is necesary to ring the bell when the client arrives. The hostel is small and the noise of bell can hear and disturb to the guests who are sleeping. Nevertheless, if the customer... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

my wife and I stayed at this hostel in September ..we had no problems, the room had en suite bathroom, plenty of cupboard space. I think it is very good.I have no qualms about the cleanliness ok the shower curtain was in need of change maybe .but overall it was pleasant . we saw the owner at times when leaving... More 

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Erlangen, Germany
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The person in charge of the hostel was very rude. He also discriminated me for my nationality. I love to travel and always I have found friendly people ready to help me! Unfortunately this guy treated me as trash LITERALLY. The reservation was under the name of my best friend and I managed to arrive first to Madrid (she had... More 

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rayuela2010, Owner at Hostal Rayuela, responded to this review

I am the owner of Hostal Rayuela and I know there was an incident with this booking. We ask for the versión of the client by mail and after we ask for the versión of the person who was working in the hostel this day: "This customer had two different reservations, one for day 21 August, she never came and... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Well, well, well... We were warmly welcomed by sorrounding scaffolding. I phoned up the number on the door and guy basicly said, that his English is no good and we have to ring the bell, which looked as it doesn't work, it was pushed inside the board a bit, but surprisingly, it worked. We went in. It was pretty cold... More 

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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Good location, clean and tidy hostel. Enjoyed a nice private room with en suite facilities. Staff very helpful and pleasant. Not much of a view but that doesn't matter too much. Cold when we were there, but rooms well heated. Would stay here again, no question

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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

Good location free wifi . Cold Room. No heating. One morning no hot water. Window in our room ( 1 ) impossible to close. Construktion works with a new elevator is noisy

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Recife, PE
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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

The location is amazing: at the Fuencarral strret, close to the Gran Via. So, you have many stores, restaurants and places to go in few minutes. The room is ok: the mattress makes a weird noise. There's a sink inside and 3 bathrooms for five rooms. The bathrooms are clean, but not spotless. There's no lift and is horrible to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2010

we stayed there for 2 nights last month. in short, great location midway between Grand Via and Tribunal tube stations. about 10 minute walk to Sol square. its on the main shopping street. the front door isn't too inviting but once up the 4 flights of stairs the hostel is excellent. about 10 rooms. we had room with basin only.... More 

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