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Hotel Francisco I

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   c/ Arenal,15, 28013 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
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Ranked #19 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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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Norwich UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 2 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 2 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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, the location of this hotel couldn't be any more perfect, we couldn't believe it when we got there. It's right by Puerta del Sol, and is a stones throw away from gran via. It's also right by two main metro stations - Sol and Opera - so it's really easy to get to further away places if you need... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is very good: big and nice rooms, beautiful design, good breakfasts, nice view to the church from the balcony, very big and comfortable double bed. The hotel is located in pedestrian area, near the main places and metro. The minor negative things: 1) washbasin was a bit jammed with some contamination, the hotel staff didn't fix it properly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed in this hotel for five days then stayed for another night three weeks later to take our flight back from Madrid to the U.S. The hotel is located very conveniently close to two main metro stations- Opera and Sol. It is also walking distance to the Opera, Palacio Real, Plaza Mayor, the Prado, and Plaza... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a lovely stay at this hotel with husband and 14 year old son. Got to say though room was tight squeeze for 3 with no real room to move around. Given we were only there to sleep didn't really bother us but may bother others. Breakfast was great with continental selection & bacon scrambled eggs and sausage on offer... 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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