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Hostal Tijcal

Calle Zaragoza 6, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Hostal Tijcal
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Ranked #320 of 453 Hotels in Madrid
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Danbury, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Only a 2 star hotel but a great service. The hotel and rooms were very clean. On arrival the man on reception was very friendly and helpful. In a great position. Lots of bars and restaurants around. Would return.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed in Hostal Tijcal for 2 nights. The room was clean but very small. The hotel is near the city centre, the location is great and the staff has been very helpful and they knew a little English compared with the other people in the city. Book this hotel only for the location, in my opinion is a... More 

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Benidorm, Spain
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My daughter and I wanted to stay for three-four days in the centre of Madrid and near the famous museums. I found this little hostal and they claimed it was only 50 meters from Plaza Mayor. Well, well I said. To my big surprise it was right!! We had our breakfasts there every morning, even if the hostal served as... More 

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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

- heating could not be regulated, more than 40°C in the room - very small room - impossible to sit on the toilet because the door blocks the space - refunding of remaining two nights (total three nights planned) was done after long discussion

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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street performers, colorful lights, window shopping, restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a collection of plazas interconnected by a network of side streets. Some of these side streets are wide pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
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