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Artistic B&B

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Lope de Vega 11 Piso 3, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Myself and my family and friends cannot rate this B&B highly enough. Our love for the Artistic B&B began a few years ago, when I myself lived in Madrid and my mother and father came to visit me for a few days. Ever since then, its been our home away from home. The location could not be better, with all... More 

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Glenelg, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Artistic B&B for two nights on a first, too-brief trip to Madrid where we wanted to pack in as much sight seeing and Madrid experience as possible, arriving late one afternoon and leaving promptly in the morning two days later. We were delighted to meet Rodolfo (who carried our suitcases up the four flights) who spent a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owners are lovely and the breakfast is fabulous. The location is also real, right in the art district. However, my mom and I visited during the heat wave and the room became a cramped oven. Not to mention the B and B is on the third floor and there is no elevator. The owner did assist us, but he... More 

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Rye, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

There is nothing like El Barrio de las Letras in Madrid. No place feel more Spanish and no place has more life. Its like stepping into another century and next to El Prado and other tourist sites . The Artistic B&B is right at the center of everything without the noise and the expense. The Artistic costs less than half... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I spent 3 days in Madrid at the end of a 3-week visit to Spain. i was exhausted and Madrid was in the midst of a horrendous heat wave, up to 105 degrees :-/ . While I was expecting to just endure my stay, I actually greatly enjoyed it...thanks in large part to Paolo y Rodolfo, the wonderful owners/hosts at... More 

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Oregon City, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We had the batik room. I was worried about noise as it is the front of the house but it wasn't a concern except on garbage day. The only downfall was the other guests being loud at breakfast time prevented us from sleeping in. Our hosts were gracious, informative, and helpful. They were attentive to my dairy allergy. I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We found this little B&B on TripAdvisor and I fell in love with the charming decor. It was perfectly located in the Artistic District within walking distance of the Plaza Mayor and directly across from the Prada. The hosts were warm and very friendly and seemed to be very interested in us as people and how we enjoyed our stay.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Room were on the smallish side but very clean. Aircon rooms definitely helpful given the heat at the time. Location is good. Owners very friendly and willing to give advice and assistance for the stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I made an account just to write good things about this place. Paula and Rudolfo were fantastic hosts, so friendly and helpful. They also provided a wonderful breakfast every morning with homemade teabreads. The style of the accomidations was charming as you can see in the pictures. We also found our fellow travelers friendly and eager to discuss travel tips... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This was an excellent place for my first visit to Madrid - close to the art museums and the downtown area. The rooms were very nice and the beds comfortable. Breakfast was a treat every morning, with lots of choice, and kept us going well into the afternoon. Paola and Rudolpho are excellent hosts, who really seem to enjoy chatting... More 

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Huertas
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighborhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighborhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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