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Hotel Via Castellana

Paseo de la Castellana, 220, 28046 Madrid, Spain (Formerly Abba Castilla Plaza Hotel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel offers a good compromise in between European and American standards, The rooms, although small, not as small as other European hotels, not as large as most American, great bathroom setup. The wifi was great, good speed and free. There is no food service (at leats not that I could see) there is an small bar, but the place... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel across from a metro line which had links to the Airport and to the city centre. In a quiet part of Mardrid so if you wnated some night time activity you had to go down town. Hotel adequate and good value, clean.and food was good. Would stay here again.

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Calpe, Spain
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcoming staff, clean room with good beds and minibar with actual beverages inside. The only bit disappointing thing would be the breakfast. Stale bread and dried out scrambled eggs, dry and hard bacon and where's the cava? Fortunately there was plenty of other stuff to make up for it.

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Aberdeen,Scotland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

PROS: Nice, helpful friendly staff; Great location for Metro & Bus links, decent WiFi CONS: No restaurant, cafeteria only open from 6pm to midnight; no coffee or bar facilities throughout the day; no extra pillows or blankets in the room; no social area Be advise, this hotel is in an area that has very little in the way of bars... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Location is brilliant. Metro station is just 1 min walk so that's really handy. In Madrid only metro if you want to go anywhere. Room was nice clean ( hot water :) Wifi is free so that's another box tick. Close to the airport. Nice staff.

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Munich, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The hotel is just at the metro station "Plaza de Castilla": Less than 30 minutes to downtown Madrid. The staff was polite, friendly but had difficulties giving us information about the interesting places in the area. Clean (but old) rooms, clean bathrooms. Air conditioning couldn't be regulated, our room was quite hot in december. Wifi is okay. No electric kettle... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is a pretty standard business hotel good access to Metro but it is in the financial area so you need to travel into the centre each evng which is either a quick metro trip or a €15. taxi ride. Hotel feels a bit dated but rooms are a decent size and were clean and air conditioning functioned well. Wifi... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This hotel is conveniently located (don't you ever take a taxi from Barajas to it, take the metro. Trust me) rooms are quite nice and quiet. However, I've got a few beefs. I've been using the same tiny bar of soap since I've got here (three days now) and housekeeping can't seem to fathom the fact that you might need... More 

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66 reviews 66 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I stayed here on a business trip which was arranged by a company. Its main asset is that it has a bus station and the Metro right outside, and it is only 6 stops on the Metro to the IFEMA conference centre which was my destination. Its also quite close the airport as highlighted by other reviewers. However, you are... More 

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149 reviews 149 reviews
78 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Location is fine, not in the touristic area, but a step from subway, buses and close to the airport. Taxi is around eur 15 to Puerta del Sol. Our suite was big enough and the bed was huge and comfortable. Wifi was free, but not very fast. Breakfast was good, breakfast room is OK. Reception is really slow for check-in,... More 

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