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Hotel Catalonia Plaza Mayor

#41 of 453 Hotels in Madrid
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C/ Atocha 36, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted something central and not too expensive, and this hotel was perfect. Location wise, you couldn't ask for better. Even though it's situated on a busy road, the rooms really are sound proof. For a 4 star hotel, I was really impressed by the breakfast, good choice and local specialities available, other hotels could learn a lot from hotel... More 

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54 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I enjoyed spending a night here. The location is very nice - in the middle of the centre and it is also very reasonably priced. Though in the centre, I had a great night sleep; the rooms are well isolated and the bed was very comfy. Next time I am in Madrid I'd gladly come back.

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39 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The location is a good compromise, if you prefer to walk in Madrid centre. Same distance to Royal Palace and the museums at Paseo del Prado. The reception was very friendly. The bellboys were a bit dumb, somehow they did not feel like helping with the luggage. I do not mind personally, but we had a lady in the group.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It is our second time in this beautiful hotel with a perfect location in the heart of Madrid. In our first stay, the girl at the reception didn’t mention anything about a superior room, so we stayed in a lovely standard room. However, this last time we enjoyed a magnificent superior room that Mr. Victor offered us for only 40€... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Perfect location! I confirm! Perfect compromise quality/price. The Hotel was warmly suggested by ESP friend who actually living in Madrid, therefore the expectations were pretty high. I've got one room - two nights for 170E tax included, not bad at all. In this sense was a great compromise. I would not suggest to book the breakfast (25 Euro?)... you can... More 

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Calahonda, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is situated in a very good central location. The staff are helpful. Our room was adequate, and immaculate and cleaned everyday. The breakfast was good value at 12 euros a day in winter months. We were however disappointed that there were no tea making facilities in our room, and the air con had been turned off, even though... More 

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Manel R, Director General at Hotel Catalonia Plaza Mayor, responded to this review

Dear customer, First of all, we want to thank your kindness for sharing your opinion with all the Trip Advisor community, For the air con you have to control by yourself in the room, but next visit, if you have any doubt we will be very happy of helping you and make your stay more comfortable We are glad to... More 

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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42 reviews 42 reviews
37 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stayed at Catalonia Plaza Maior during 4 nights late December (New year´s eve). The best thing about the hotel is its location. Walking distance to main attractions in the city (plaza maior, puerta del sol, parque del retiro, museums), metro stations and Atocha train station. Lobby and public areas are very basic. Staff is very polite and efficient. Our... More 

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53 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights over the New Year (Dec 14 / Jan 15) The staff were very welcoming and helpful and the rooms were fine. It was a good location, close to the heart of Madrid, with all the major 'must see' tourist attractions within reasonable walking distance. The hotel itself is basic enough and the bar/restaurant is... More 

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Manel R, Director General at Hotel Catalonia Plaza Mayor, responded to this review

"Dear Client, First, thank you for choosing Hotel Catalonia Plaza Mayor and thanks for taking the time to comment on Tripadvisor. Your opinion is very valuable and we take note of their views on Effectively, you can find bars offering continental breakfast at 7 euros, but I think we can not compare these offers with our deluxe and super buffet... More 

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212 reviews 212 reviews
99 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The hotel is attractive, clean, and well-located. The bed was exceptionally comfortable. The room was large (upgraded) and overlooked a cute street, though there are prettier areas of Madrid to stay. The hotel is conveniently situated between the Plaza Mayor/Palace on one side and the Prado/Museums on the other. The bathroom was really nice, especially the rain shower head. The... More 

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Manel R, Director General at Hotel Catalonia Plaza Mayor, responded to this review

Dear customer, Thank you colaborating with your time in writing this lines, My team and I are very satisfied because of we have met your expectations. Helping our guests is our main goal, and this is a good proof that we are doing our best Once again, thank you and we hope to see you soon, Best wishes More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The hotel is quite nice, though not extravagant. The suite was nicely sized for Europe, and tastefully appointed. The breakfast was adequate. Our location near Sol Plaza couldn't be better. The staff, especially in the evenings, were outstanding! Our daughter was studying in Madrid for the semester, and this hotel was recommended by other parents who also came to visit.... More 

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