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Hostal Chelo

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Hortaleza, 17 30 Izquierda, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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Ranked #53 of 375 Specialty Lodging in Madrid
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Zurrieq, Malta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We spent 4 nights in the hostel and although we got a bit confused to find it on our arrival (the sign is not easily visible; check the door number specifically), it was definitely worth the stay as it is very central and within walking distance of the main sightings. The balcony doors are double-glazed so the outside noise can... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The hostal is perfectly located in the very centre of Madrid, everything is near. It is very clean, the service is excellent and the owners make you feel at home. I recommend this hostal for both short and long trips. I´ve stayed at lots of hostels in Europe and this one is the best one of all. The ratio cost/benefit... More 

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Rome, Italy
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

excellent location: there is no need to take metro and bus. The managers are hospitable and always available. The room very small but comfortable and clean enough. Only one flaw: the bad smell of the sewers. It is necessary to ventilate the room and, during the night, keep the bathroom door closed for not waking up with nausea. Unfortunately, it... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

Hostal located in the very center of Madrid. Great location! Excellent value for money. Clear. Very nice owner, but if you do not speak Spanish, you can have a little problem :) The rooms with private bathroom, which was very convenient.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2007

We always stay in Hostal Chelo when we visit Madrid. Situated between Grand Via and Chueca, This Hostal offers good clean accommodation at a reasonable price. Rooms have a small bathroom, TV with local channels and heating. The owners are very friendly, Their son speaks very good English. There is a lift to the Hostal. There are plenty of cafes... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2004

The hospitality of Hostal Chelo compels me to write a review here ;) I've stayed there for 2 nites and was pleasantly surprised to see the cleanliness of the room (it was a triple room for mine) and the attached bathroom! all at a v reasonable price. the even nicer thing is that the host family of the hostal was... More 

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