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Hostal Persal

#105 of 453 Hotels in Madrid
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Plaza del Angel 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my second stay at the Hostal Persal, this time for a week in July 2015. It is a friendly, spotlessly clean, safe and quiet hotel in the centre of Madrid. I recommend it to anyone wanting to explore the city and I'll definitely continue to use it.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the 4th time I have stayed here, and I couldn't recommend any other place. The people are so incredibly, genuinely nice and helpful. The rooms are super clean and quiet and the location is the best place you could be in Madrid. I have stayed here with friends, family and by myself, and it's always estupendo!

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Leysin, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room 400B while having only a window on a light shaft was completely quiet at night and very adequate. The hotel is perfectly situated for walking to all the major galleries and the drinking and dining options around the hotel are great. Highly recommended.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want the best location from which to explore Madrid main attractions without paying a fortune, Hostal Persal is it. This is a family run hotel (yeah it is officially categorized as Hostal but don't let that deter you. Comfortable beds, nice lobby, free good internet and solid breakfast round out your stay. The ritz? No, nut absolutely serviceable.... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your opinion. We are happy to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Best regards. More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My room was tiny, but I had just finished walking the Camino de Compostela, so I didn't have much with me, and I was used to much less personal space! Tiny, but comfortable, clean, with terrific staff. The location was perfect, close to public transportation for the things a bit further, but mostly located right smack dab in the middle... More 

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North East England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Visiting Madrid every year - our recent stay at the Persal must be our 8th or 9th, which obviously says something! The hostal position in Madrid cannot be bettered. The staff are excellent and particular praise goes to Felix, Gemma and Edouardo for all their kind help. Back again next year!

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Best bang for your buck while in the downtown area is why this gets a 5/5. The lobby may be spruced up, but the rooms are essentially a higher priced Day's Inn. It's a lower end hotel that is located right in the heart of Madrid, a few blocks from the main plaza. The staff are friendly, the rooms are... More 

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cleveland, ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is a fantastic hotel. First, the location cannot be beat. Easy walking distance to Sol, Plaza Santa Ana, Prado, etc. The staff is excellent: friendly and helpful. The rooms are somewhat spartan but very comfortable, clean, and quiet. Breakfast is nice and more than adequate. And you really can't beat the incredibly reasonable prices, considering that you get all... More 

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Mountainside, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Very good location, walking distances to many attractions. The staff didn't handle the check out honestly. I was committed to pay the Euro currency when I booked the hotel, but when I checked out at 5AM in the morning, I told them I will pay in Euro. In the bill, they showed the Euro amount and the dollar amount and... More 

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HostalPersal, Gerente at Hostal Persal, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is sure that a confussion has happened at your chek out. We never charge in other currency but euros and when a guest credit card offers the option to be charged either euros or his own currency, it is always his option to choose which one. It looks that dolars could have been chosen by mistake; if... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Stayed in a single room at the hotel over the UK Bank holiday weekend in May 2015. Room is small,but interior is new. Relatively quiet room (didnt hear anything from the street despite the hype and all that) and amazing shower (Grohe) which helps to relax after a long day of standing/ walking. Note, sounds from corridors do travel. Excellently... More 

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