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Hostal Dolcevita

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C/ San Bartolome 4 | Esquina con calle de San Marcos, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I'm Tugce from Istanbul. I've stayed for 9 nights at Dolce Vita. And If I ever visit Madrid, I'll definitely stay at Dolce Vita! Here is why: Location -> Wonderful! So close to the center and you can go visit everywhere on foot. Staff -> Very friendly! :) Very nice people. Also helpful when you ask for an advice. Hygiene... More 

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Ibiza, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

I stayed as a single traveller 22-25 jan 2015. Arrived at 12.15, pleasant young man on reception. The room was ready.it was basic, clean and good value for money.staff all friendly.yesterday they looked after my bag so as not to have to carry it all day. Perfect location, 1 min walk to Gran Via.would I repeat? Yes.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I stayed here one night in oct 2014 being in transit.The good thing is the location, pretty central in Chueca, 15 min walk from Renfe (takes you directly to the airport). Pretty much everything is in walking distance.The not so good thing - everything else. The room wasn't ready for 1.5 hrs, the receptionist didn't speak any english (although nice),... More 

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Kuils River, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My daughter and I stayed here on our way to hike the Camino. We realized that our backpacks were to heavy and the host gladly kept some extra luggage till we got back. The breakfast is superb and rooms very creatively decorated and clean. I recommend this place highly.

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Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I recently stayed in Dolcevita in a twin room with private bathroom. I want to highlight here that the hostel is on 3rd floor with no elevator, so book here only if you have less luggage or are fit and ready to climb the stairs. The pros of the place are as mentioned by others that its good value for... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

When making reservation I wanted central location, near metro station and low price. And thats what I got. As a bonus hostal was clean and stuff was nice and helpful, even with my two word spanish.. Price included proper breakfast. For some it might be good to know that there is no elevator and also that you can hear almost... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This hostel is located very close to the main road Gran Via. It only takes about three minutes maximum to get there. This means that it's also very close to the subway station. Although, if you have a backpack or a lot of luggage, you might want to know that this hostel is located on the forth floor of a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The Hostel is very good located, it is in the center of Madrid and the subway station is very close (Gran Via). You need only approximately 15 min. from the train station Madrid Atocha. The Hostel is very special with is decoration, but it is nice. I had a private room with shower and toilet in the room. The Hostel... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Highly recommended. I stayed 4 nights in cute single ensuite room. The window doesn't face the main street, so I didn't notice so much noise. Good location with many bars and restaurants, near metro station, so you can get to main attractions really fast. Regarding the staff, people there are very friendly and helpful. Breakfast includes not only sweet bread... More 

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Porto, Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We love the Hostal Dolcevita!! Great location, Friendly staff, Magic terrace, Charming, Good breakfast. Many bars,restaurants and supermarkets close. FUNNY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Chueca is the hip, gay neighborhood of Madrid where many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses here are explicitly racy in their signage. From the rainbow flags to the signs above the entrances of its many funky bars, to the date spot restaurants, Chueca is a vibrant and colorful place. It's always interesting to explore the different corners of Chueca by day, and by night, the area becomes a major nightlife destination when the clubs open their doors.
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