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Hotel Francisco I

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   c/ Arenal,15, 28013 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
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Ranked #20 of 458 hotels in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Elon, NC
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had a wonderful experience in this hotel. I was in a newly redecorated room that was modern and elegant. The hotel is conveniently located to many attractions. The breakfast choices are delicious! I highly recommend this hotel! Stayed from August 20-23 in 2014.

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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner had always wanted to go to Spain so when we were in the UK we grabbed the opportunity. Our daughter and her husband had arranged somewhere to stay. We had told them we wanted to stay away from the big named hotels and this is the place they found. What a gem. The front of the hotel did... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in an awesome location. It's within close proximity of all the major sites. The staff was very nice and helpful. Breakfast was good. The room was clean and had everything one could need. The wifi worked great. Overall it was an awesome stay. We will definitely be back. Thank you staff!!

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Norwich UK
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel exceeded our expectations, especially at the price we paid. We chose it as it was central and had generally good reviews. It is right at the heart of the city centre, close to 2 Metro stations in a pedestrian street. If there was one tiny downside, the locals are generally out till 3 or 4 in the morning... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent choice for first timers in Madrid. We follow the advice of a tripadvisor' friend who wrote about the fact that this place was being renovated (do not worry there is no workers on the site making noise!!!) and that in the meantime you get a 4 stars accommodations for a 2 1/2 stars prize. It is... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel must've been reading these reviews! Before we went to Madrid, some reviewers said that breakfast was inadequate and didn't include anything hot... By the time went, they had added eggs, bacon and sausages to their breakfast buffet, which was greatly appreciated! Some also said the hotel looked old... This is absolutely not true (at least not anymore)! I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a reasonably priced hotel, in a good area. We planned to see as much of Madrid on foot, and the location of this hotel allowed this. The rooms were immaculate, the staff and service were faultless! Being on a main thoroughfare between Plaza Mayor and Peurto del Sol, there was a lot of foot traffic. At... More

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Haifa, Israel
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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What are you looking for in a hotel? If you need a doorman greeting you arriving and leaving, a bellboy carrying your suitcases to the room, beautiful view from your window, and a big lobby to sit in and be seen, this is not the hotel for you. On the other hand, if all you need is a clean room,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was in center of madrid and near to attractive places, they have friendly staff, the breakfast was good, the rooms have old furniture, cleaness wasn't bad, and the view was nice It's near to the royal palace and the most important places.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must admit, it's very rare in Europe when you are booking 2 star hotel, but getting 4 star hotel quality instead:) That's basically summaries my experience with this hotel. The hotel is Very close to Plaza del sol, making it the most convenient location in Madrid. Our room was newly renovated with the modern twist, windows were sound proof,... More

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Address: c/ Arenal,15, 28013 Madrid, Spain
Location: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Centro , Sol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Francisco I 2*
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