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The Living Roof Hostel Madrid

C/ Costanilla de San Vicente 4, 28015 Madrid, Spain
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Ranked #165 of 375 Specialty Lodging in Madrid
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Barcelona, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

As far as I have noticed, the Hostel has a different name now? Anyway, that's very nice and clean place with friendly and helpful staff. There's simple breakfast included in the price of the stay. Seems that rooms and bathrooms are recently renovated, so they're very clean and fresh. Hostel is located pretty close to city center (Gran via) and... More 

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Aydin, Turkey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

It's a good place for hangover.There is so many club on close.And alose the employees are helpful.And there was a tour(free) for Madrid trip.You can walking around the Madrid with guide.I think you cannot be penitent!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I recently stayed here for a few nights when on a university field trip to Madrid. There were seven of us in one room which wasn't a problem. The staff were really friendly and helpful. They have different activities every day, like a tour around the city and bar crawls! Really affordable and in a great location. Breakfast in the... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

the pros: Nice and friendly staff, the common areas are quite nice and the location is superb . the cons: the rooms are quite dark and gloomy, very small lockers, uncomfortable beds, and the hot water didn't quite work in the bathroom. Breakfast was nothing big, I usually skipped it. I guess it's ok for a couple of days

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Arklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

i stayed here during the summer. there was a group of lads it was perfect for us cheap, internet, kitchen. but i rate this high because when we left we were drunk i fell asleep in the airport. i finally got back to the hotel after several hours. as i didn't know exactly where it was. when i got there... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

I spent in this hostel 5 nights. I had a reservation in a10 bed dorm. But the bathroom wasn't been ready yet to use (repair work). So the guy from the reception made me a favour and transfered me to a 6 bed dorm and didn't take any extra fee for this. I came to the hostel around 9 a.m.... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

It is close to metro station. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Rooms is pretty small, it was 8 bed mixed dorm, and one window, so there was some smell from another guy in the room. It was January so it was cold to leave window open all night. Breakfast ok, nothing special. It is ok for few day max.

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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

The bedroom is uncomfortable in the same proportion that the common area is good. The location is really good, but the beds are noisy. We are two and we just recived one blanket, but there was a breakfast, a good surprise. For those who are interested there was a big schedule with free tours, drink parties, and all these stuff.

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San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

This is a great place right in the most amazing part of Madrid. The place was clean, only 5 min walk from the metro stations. Walking distance to many of the city's attractions, yet it is a very quiet place to come back and relax. The staff was super friendly and welcoming. The check in and check out process was... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

This place is just alright, mostly disappointing though. It is about a 7-10 minute walk from the metro. The staff is English speaking, but flatout unfriendly, not very welcoming... especially one o the girls who works there. Their free continental breakfast leaves much to be desired… warm milk containers, cereal, and a loaf of bread. That’s it. Disappointing. The rooms... More 

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