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Calle Atocha 96, 2 planta, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Hostal Barrera
Ranked #26 of 457 Hotels in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This hostal has a fabulous location near Atocha railway station. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the reception staff very welcoming and helpful with all sorts of advice and info about Madrid. The only niggle i have is about the stipulation about not doing any hand washing of laundry in the room. If you visit a laundromat you might... More

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Nieves M, Gerente at Hostal Barrera, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan W Thank you very much for your words, we really appreciate your time writting and your comments about our hostal.I would like to explain you the reason for not doing the laundry in the room: take care of the water as we have had several periods of extreme drought, and we, at Hostal Barrera , are concerned about... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with my 2 teen daughters. The place is basic but super clean, good location and the staff is the best. I am a Spanish speaker but I heard them speak very good English. You can't go wrong here. Bus stop to the airport if a few blocks away.

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Nieves M, Gerente at Hostal Barrera, responded to this review

Dear BA, We all are gratefull to you for your words and comments about our Hostal. We try to keep our english updated !!! We are happy to hear you had a goog time with your daughters and hope we can accomodate you next time you visit Madrid. Best regards from the team of Hostal Barrera More

Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

All the good things you;ve read about this hostal are true. The staff were extremely helpful, the rooms are basic but freah and clean and well insulated form the outside noise. Insulation from noise of the next rooms is not so great but it wasn't really an issue. Importantly it's only a short walk from the main station ( Atocha)... More

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Nieves M, Gerente at Hostal Barrera, responded to this review

Dear OwenHOz, Thank you so much for your review. We are very happy that your stay was a positive experience and that you were comfortable with us. We appreciatte your feedback and take notice of it . It will help us !!! Nice to know you found our location good and liked the neighbourhood , it is so alive and... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stayed for a few nights in mid-June. The location is perfect (walking distance to the train station and several major attractions) and the room was clean and comfortable. We would definitely stay again and recommend to friends.

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Nieves M, Gerente at Hostal Barrera, responded to this review

Dear Lisa L, Thank you so much for your review. We appreciatte your comments about our location and value, and happy to know you found your room confortable and clean. We work every day to improve our work and it is a pleasure to hear your compliments. We will be very happy to accomodate you and your friends also again... More

Athens, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Three of us stayed for 3 nights. You couldn't ask for a better location or more hospitable staff. A 10 minute walk to the museums and perhaps 20-25 minutes to Playa Major and Playa del Sol. Best of all, Josefa and Nieves went out of their way to make our stay comfortable. Ask them for restaurant recommendations and don't forget... More

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Nieves M, Gerente at Hostal Barrera, responded to this review

Dear aniruhil, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. And thank you for your words and comments about our location and room. We are really happy to know our recommendations were helpful and you felt welcome all your days at our hostal. Really appreciate your compliments and we will be very happy to host you again any time you... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stayed in Hostal Barrera in late May, 2014. Located on C. Atocha not far from the Atocha Renfe and metro stations and a 10 minute walk to the Prado, this hostal is well situated. Sites near the city center (the Palacio Real, etc.) are within 30 minutes by foot. There are plenty of eating options within a five-minute walk,... More

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Nieves M, Gerente at Hostal Barrera, responded to this review

Dear ctj71081 We appreciate a lot your time to review Hostal Barrera. Thanks so much for point out our privileged Location and the friendliness of our staff ,we will transfer your positive comments to all of them. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay in Madrid. Hope to see you again some day. Warm regards More

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and for a 2 star hotel this place was great. The hotel was located within 5 minutes walk of Atocha station and walking distance to most attractions. It was simple but clean and the staff at the desk were extremely friendly and helpful. Only negative was the street noise but provided you kept your... More

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Nieves M, Gerente at Hostal Barrera, responded to this review

Dear Diana N, Thank you very much for write good comments about the location,our clean rooms, and our staff. Our location really good to visit the city walking, the best option to know Madrid. We do hope to see you again. Kind regards, More

Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We are 6ppl stayed in Barrera 4nights. Total 3 rooms. 1 rooms are little bit small, 2 rooms are ok; All rooms are petty & clean with new decoration. The location is good, 10mins from Atocha by walk. Bathroom is ok, but shower water is not hot, just warm and some time is cold. TV is ok, Air con is... More

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Nieves M, Gerente at Hostal Barrera, responded to this review

Dear lmklmkit, We appreciate your time to review Hostal Barrera. Thanks a lot for your comments about our pretty ,clean and nice rooms and the friendliness of our staff, we will transfer their positive comments to all our Team . We hope you stay with us next time you return to Madrid. Warm regards, More

Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed in Barrera 7-11 May 2014. The location was excellent. The room was not surprisingly small, we expected that, and it was modern and very clean including the bathroom (shower and toilet). 2 negatives: 1. The air conditioning didn't really blow any cold air even though it was quite warm outside, the book in the room said the temp... More

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Nieves M, Gerente at Hostal Barrera, responded to this review

Dear Warren, First of all , thank you for post a note about our hostal. Besides my apologies for the trouble about airconditioning. Actually, the next guests told us about this issue, and there was somenthing going wrong with the machine in your room. We fixed it inmediatly and working . It was a shame you didn´t tell us about... More

Brooklyn
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260 reviews 260 reviews
47 hotel reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

While Madrid was not my favorite city on my recent tour of Spain, Hostal Barrera was by far my favorite place to stay. Sonia, Francesca, and Josepha where so kind and helpful and the amenities were superior to any hostel or pension in which I've stayed. It's really a boutique hotel. There are no keys to deal with, just a... More

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Nieves M, Gerente at Hostal Barrera, responded to this review

Dear flaneur40, Hostal Barrera´s staff really appreciatte your comments and all of them are happy to know you had a good time in Madrid in spite of the party going on all night all over the city ! All madrileños were happy as it was the first time in the football history 2 teams from the same city were playing... More

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Address: Calle Atocha 96, 2 planta, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Location: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Hostal Barrera Madrid
Hostal Barrera Hotel Madrid

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