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Catalonia Puerta del Sol

#40 of 453 Hotels in Madrid
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Atocha 23, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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    5 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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Spangdahlem, Germany
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75 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The bed was very large and comfortable. The room was spacious. The staff was very friendly - they all knew our son's name by the end. Great location, close to metro and old town. We had a great trip! One downside is they allowed smoking in the atrium, which you had to walk through to get to the elevators. Also... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a few hours between flights. Two changes on the metro and around 35 minutes to puerto del sol. Nice big shopping area. Outside between many big cjain stores and some coffee shops. Not far on foot to the local market which is good for a quick bite and some atmosphere. Also a short from main plaza called plaza mayor.... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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69 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the hotel benefits from a good location close to many of the main sites to see in Madrid. the rooms are average. the staff was nice enough to add an extra bed in the room (with charge). the relatively low price makes up for the room but I believe you can get better options in Madrid.

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Moratindireccion, Gerente at Catalonia Puerta del Sol, responded to this review

Good morning. I thank your kind comments to our hotel and specifically referring to our good location, friendly staff, adequate size and quality of the room and good prices in relation to the perceived quality. I hope to have the chance to welcome you in our hotel on your next visit to our wonderful city. Thank you very much and... More 

Buckinghamshire
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46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely friendly welcome when we arrived and the suite we stayed in was very comfortable and spacious. This is a good central location, the room was well sound-proofed from the busy road and the beds very comfortable. The bar area was also very welcoming with a great service given by all staff we met. The only misleading information when booking... More 

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Moratindireccion, Director de Recepción at Catalonia Puerta del Sol, responded to this review

Dear Loopy1970; Thank you very much for your review, it allways helps us to improve. We expect to see you in your next trip to Madrid. Best regards, Adalberto Vaglica More 

Alexandria, VA
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is a nice little, well-run hotel with a a few historic touches in the common areas and great staff that is very helpful and accommodating. It is near Plaza del Sol, Plaza de Santa Ana and (our favorite) Plaza Mayor. Walkable to Atocha train station. A coffee shop (opens at 8) is right across the street. Room was nice... More 

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Moratindireccion, Director de Recepción at Catalonia Puerta del Sol, responded to this review

Dear Roobs; Thank you very much for your review, it allways helps us to improve. We expect to see you in your next time to Madrid. Best regards, Adalberto Vaglica More 

Kamuela, HI
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

After much research, I settled on Catalonia Puerta del Sol as the best place to stay for what I wanted to do during my brief first visit. I booked a suite (4th floor) that was clean and comfortable (with a separate lounge area) facing Atocha. With the double windows and great blackout curtains there was no discernible noise at night.... More 

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Moratindireccion, Director de Recepción at Catalonia Puerta del Sol, responded to this review

Dear MizT1955; Thank you very much for your review, it allways helps us to imporve. We expect to see you in your next trip to Madrid. Best regards, Adalberto Vaglica More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Located in a great area, between Puerta del sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza santa ANA, this is a goo place to stay. We were as couple for 4 nights, in a room facing the internal court yard. Some mentioned it is quiter than the street facing rooms - I agree but you still can't go to sleep with the windows... More 

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Moratindireccion, Director de Recepción at Catalonia Puerta del Sol, responded to this review

Dear DannyZ5; Thank you very much for your review, it allways helps us to improve in our service. We expect to see you in your next trip to Madrid. Best regards, Adalberto Vaglica More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We stayed at this hotel during a city break to catch a Real Madrid home game. The hotel is very clean and comfortable, and although the area isn't the greatest, it's in the city centre and has immediate access to the reliable metro and other transport links. There are plenty of restaurants and bars within walking distance, and is within... More 

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Moratindireccion, Director de Recepción at Catalonia Puerta del Sol, responded to this review

Dear Alice M; Thank you very much for your review, it allways helps us to improve in our service. We expect to see you in your next trip to Madrid. Best regards, Adalberto Vaglica More 

sarasota FL
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283 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Having only been in Madrid once before, I knew I liked the area around del Sol and Plaza Mayor. I found this hotel, and took a chance over the internet. It was lovely, and Aida at the front desk was amazing, upgrading us to a suite, providing info on where to go and also hailing a taxi for us. We... More 

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Moratindireccion, Director de Recepción at Catalonia Puerta del Sol, responded to this review

Dear Jeanninelehmann; Thank you very much for your review, it allways helps us to improve. I will let know Aída about your opinión, she will be happy.to know. We expect to see you in your next trip to Madrid. Best regards, Adalberto Vaglica More 

New Jersey
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44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I stayed at this hotel for a couple of nights. It was very convenient - we could walk to practically everywhere we wanted to go, and on Sunday morning, it was only a 15 minute taxi ride to the airport. The room was a little bit on the small side, but it was comfortable and nicely decorated. I thought the... More 

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Moratindireccion, Director de Recepción at Catalonia Puerta del Sol, responded to this review

Dear Imly; Thank you very much for your review, it allways helps us to improve. We will consider your request about breakfast. We expect to see you in your next trip to Madrid. Best regards, Adalberto Vaglica More 

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Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighborhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighborhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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