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Hostal Castilla II

Marques Viudo de Pontejos 2 | 1ª Planta, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Ranked #55 of 365 Specialty Lodging in Madrid
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

First time visiting Madrid. The hostel was located 2 minutes from Sol in a great location within a short walk of Gran Via too. The quality of the rooms was excellent and the service from the staff was friendly and helpful. I would recommend as a reasonably prices option with quick links on foot or by Metro to many of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

excellent location, beautiful and newly decorated, clean and very spacious rooms, even the bathroom was very spacious, friendly staff ready to help, the rooms well sound-proofed, even though we were on the first floor of the night from the road noise is not heard, good location also due to the availability to metro, restaurants, attractions, a good value for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights. This place is newly renovated and located on a side street off Plaza de Sol. It's on a first floor walk up of what seems to be a partial residential building. It's so newly renovated the reception staff walked us to our room as they were putting up the door numbers the day we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

First, it's VERY close to the metro and very centrally located! Just on the location alone, I give Hostal Castiila II a TOP rating!!! Second, our room was HUGE and was fully equipped with kitchen facilites, which was a great and wonderful surprise to us! The room was in a secure and safe area, and a very nice (charming building).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Hostal Castilla II is located very near Aston Martin metro station and walking distance from Plaza Mayor. Salim, the manager there is from pakistan and was very courteous and helpful. The Hostal has free wifi, rooms are decently sized, very functional and basic, with AC if required. The Hostal is best for its location and free wifi, everything else is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

Ok- it's not 5 star but you're not paying 5 star prices. It is perfectly adequate budget accomodation. Clean rooms - towels etc changed daily. The biggest plus for this hotel is its location. Very quiet little street - but only 2 minutes walk from Puerto del Sol or Plaza Mayor, right in the heart of Madrid. Plenty of eating... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The location is definitely the best, you can basically walk to most of the nice areas of Madrid in less than 30minutes. The hotel is quite well isolated from the street but not the several rooms from the corridor... The quality of the room are ok, clean and not really old. The staff average. Big asset -> Interesting price for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

I stayed in Hostal Castilla II 7 days. I was really surprised - the hotel was much cleaner than it was in the pictures!! I paid 350€ for 7 nights, which I think was very reasonable. I stayed in a single room with own bathroom. The room was very clean, quite small but fit my needs. The staff was really... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The nice thing about this place is the location, right behind Plaza del Sol. It is in a nice touristy neighborhood full of nightlife and close to great attractions like Plaza Mayor and Plaza del Sol. However I got a terribe room with paper-thin walls where I could hear my neighbor snore all night while he had his TV at... More 

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