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Hostal Cibeles

C/ Barco 25, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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Hostal Cibeles
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Ranked #107 of 372 Specialty Lodging in Madrid
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Evora, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My boyfriend was spending a whole month at this hostel (which meant a lot of money), and I stayed there for only 2 night and they made me pay for it, and we were in a single room, and didnt get the chance to move to a double room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Fantastic price for its location. Clean and smart inside (looks like it has recently been refurbished). Smallish but basic rooms as you'd expect. Will definitely stay again. Nice cafe/bar directly opposite for breakfast

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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

While the location of this hostal is right in the center, and it is not expensive, the comfort is spartan. The twin beds are adequate, the shower works, they are stingy with filling the soap, the towels are satisfactory, but over-all it is just that - inexpensive with just the bare minimum. The woman at the reception when I arrived... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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56 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

likes: The hostel is very clean and is located well for transport, shopping and sightseeing.    it is perfect for putting your head down.  Good value for money. It is very safe for travellers. Dislikes: if you are after a hostel environment this is not for you, there are no common areas.  Wifi is also very limited to the entrance... More 

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New York City, New York
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

This was by far the 2nd best accommodation throughout my entire stay in Europe. It was cheap and yet very accessible as everything was close by and yet we didn't even need the metro to ride around, as you could simply walk from this location to Puerta del Sol or Plaza Mayor. I would stay here again and the staff... More 

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Roma
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

If you're looking for a simple, clean, well located place to stay in Madrid not paying a buch of money this is exactely what you need! If you're staying for few days this could be a perfect solution. Rooms are small but very clean, position is just perfect and the price is absolutely low. Ask for the rooms closer to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

I stayed at the one star Hostal Cibeles for two nights in January 2013, paying 58 Euros for a single room. Pretty good value for money, I thought. Breakfast was not included; indeed, it was not on offer. However, there are plenty of cafes in the vicinity, so that wasn't a problem. The room was better than I'd expected and... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

My friend and I stayed at this hostal for 3 nights in Sept 2012. The room was clean, with high ceilings which gave it a spacious feel even though the bed area is very small. We had an ensuite bathroom with a blowdryer and fairly modern shower. The price was great at $45EUR/night. Internet was free but the signal was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

Great place to stay for a few days in Madrid. In 5 minutes you'll walk into a metro station (Tribunal) to explore the city. Gran Via, Puerto del Sol and Calle Maior are 5 - 10 minutes by foot. Around the corner of the hostal you'll find plenty of great local shops, bars and taberna's. Just pick a beer and... More 

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Hip bars and galleries, independent theaters and music venues, young people with tattoos and funky hair, narrow winding streets — this is Malasaña. Near the center, Plaza Dos de Mayo is a gathering of friends outside bars, dog owners, artists under craft tents, and creative types with notebooks and sketchpads on the plaza’s benches. It may not be as neat and tidy as many other parts of the city, but this only adds to the Malasaña edge. Shops and bars here range from hippie-crunchy to upscale trendy, and on weekends, the streets are bustling around the clock as the nightlife progresses from dinner to bar to disco to late-night food. On the west side of the neighborhood is the subdistrict called Conde Duque, named after a large pink fort in its center that has been converted into a cultural center for exhibitions and performances. Prettier yet just as edgy, this intimate corner of Malasaña is home to a young international community.
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