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Cat's Hostel

Canizares 6, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

No Kitchen, couldn't drink your own liquor, terrible showers, loud music until late at night. Bar was overpriced and opened late so you couldn't eat or drink during the day. If it weren't for the people I met it would have been a waste of time.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I formed a part of the group leaders for a group of 30+ people coming to Madrid for educational and cultural visit in Feb 2015. We had an excellent communication experience with the hostel both at the moment of getting to know the hostel (we were carefully met and we received a very kind group offer with the possibility to... More 

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Segovia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cats is a party hostel, so if you want a hotel or the kind of hostel where you stay semi-long-term, don't stay here. There is no kitchen. There is a bar. Them's the breaks. That said, it is really fun and while things can get crazy if you want them to, the times I've stayed here there have always been... More 

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Halle (Saale), Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good: located in the city, only short walk from the Sol plaza bad: breakfast was served in plastic many beds but only a few tables in the "breaksfast location" and in the common are (courtyard) NO KITCHEN which is really bad if you are a backpacker and want to save money by not eating out the alternative was a pizza... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good things : location, many events organized by the hostel Bad thing : plz excuse my language. That black guy at the reception. He treated me like a burden to him. On my arrival, he was like, hey / your name / here is your key / it's on third floor / this is how the door works. There are... More 

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St Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed for a few days with my friends and had a great time. It's walking distance from the main part of the city centre and the train and bus stations are only 15mins away with buses available to the airport directly. The staff are really friendly and helpful - one example would be when my friends and I could... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I stayed at Cat's as part of Race2 from St Andrews, and stayed a couple of nights after the race was finished. The rooms were perfect for travellers and allowed my group to get to know the other racers really well. Breakfast was great and the communal areas were really nice to just chill out. All the events I went... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Location - The hostel is just a couple of blocks from Puerta del Sol and around it there are bars and nice tapas places. Staff - nice and helpful. Cleanliness - ok Bar - he hostel has a bar inside but its not that much for socializing but more for groups to hang out between themselves Rooms - regular dorms,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I stayed in a private 6 room with friends, and we found it very clean and safe (had lockable cabinets specific to each person for safe-keeping). It was close to all the main city attractions and we were able to walk everywhere. However the main annoyance for me is that when any door in the hostel opens and closes, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Very Secure and one feels safe too. Central to everything. Extremely clean . Friendly staff. A Fun place to stay... Lots of activity. Lively Bar. Very Good Breakfast I will be staying there again later this tear ...

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Address: Canizares 6, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Location: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Huertas
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Number of rooms: 19
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