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Hostal Residencia Principado

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Calle Zorrilla 7 - 1o Dcha, 28014 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
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Ranked #119 of 234 Madrid B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Belgrade, Serbia
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177 reviews 177 reviews
20 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

A year ago in the summer, I've been in Madrid,Spain for the second time, after the long period passed from my first stay in the 1979.That was immediately after the Generalisimus Franco stepped down from the power and handed it to the king Huan Carlos. The country changed meanwhile a lot, in direction to establish more sustainable democratic standards and... More

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Munich, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2010

This is a clean, well run hostel in a very safe location. For the absolute base rate of 25 EUR you get a simple but clean room with visually acceptable bed sheets (no horrible dark patterns and furry old fabric), small flat screen TV, large window that can be opened to an internal courtyard. The street it is on is... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2010

I was in Madrid for 5 weeks, and stayed in 2 rooms here. I was a longer stay during the off season, so I emailed ahead to see if they'd make me a deal, and I did get a nice discounted rate, which was awesome! I really recommend this place for the nice new owner, Christian, and the cleanliness. I... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2009

I cannot believe how negative some of the reviews for The Principado are. True it had a slightly ramshackle air to it but this is Spain after all and a hostal at that,not a five-star hotel. But that was then.Since this May a new owner has taken over and his new broom has proverbially swept clean. The rooms have been... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2009

There were so many cockraches and the place reeked of raid. I am staying at a different hotel now.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2008

Based on the 4 positive evaluations below of it, I chose this hostel on a recent trip to Spain. Unfortunately, this is the worst establishment I've come across in seven years of travelling. But let me start with the good. It’s in a great central location. I chose a private room with a shared bathroom. But as most travellers know,... More

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Kelowna B.C. Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2007

Great location, service from desk staff superb, very helpfull. Rather old world but satisfactory. Shared shower but not a problem. At first rather worried about location , but later realised it was at the back of some law courts so security was really tight, cameras and security guards at all times. Located two minutes from all amenities, shopping, museums, local... More

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Syracuse, New York
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273 helpful votes 273 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2007

I stayed here Dec 27, 06--Jan 1, 07. I paid a total of roughly 230 USD for my stay that I booked with WHR hotels. This hostal is located about a 5 minute walk from the Sevilla subway station (red line). I easily walked from my hotel to attractions nearby listed in the previous review for this hostal. The Sol... More

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Saint Paul, MN
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2005

We stayed at the Hostal Principado two or three times and I have recommended it to others. It is very centrally located for visiting the Prado, the Retiro Park, and other sights. The family that runs it is very helpful. The rooms are incredibly clean, but simply furnished. There is an elevator. If you are the type of traveler who... More

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Address: Calle Zorrilla 7 - 1o Dcha, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Location: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Centro , Cortes / Plaza Santa Ana
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Ranked #119 of 234 B&Bs / Inns in Madrid
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Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Residencia Principado 2*
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