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Gran via 73, 3C, 28013 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
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United World International Hostel
Ranked #269 of 341 Specialty lodging in Madrid
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Let me preface this review by saying that I have stayed in a variety of hostels and have had varying experiences that have thankfully been mostly been positive. When booking hostels, I refer to HostelBookers and other such sites and am usually impressed with their recommendations. Somehow this poor excuse for a hostel is recommended there (or it was when... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Amazing location, no doubt. Cheap? yes, really cheap.If you are looking a place to sleep and take a shower this is it. Nothing else. Service was normal, they had a great guy but i don't remember his name now. This is an apartment they turn into a hostel, don't expect more than that. I stayed one night in one floor... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

As you may see online, or as staff members of the hostel may remind you, this is the CHEAPEST hostel in Madrid, from 10E per night. However, this does not include Breakfast, laundry facilities, access to the kitchen or its facilities, including drinking water from 00.00am. FOR THIS PRICE, you will also be rudely woken up every morning, regardless of... More

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Oslo, Norway
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Hostels in Madrid are like roller coasters. They always start as being the "cheapest in town" until they get bookings and are often full with lots of reviews, then the price increases. They get sold. Owners start over. But I can see that this hostel will be "cheapest in town" for quite some time. I dont think it can survive... More

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Eger, Hungary
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

I don’t truly understand these dissatisfied comments below. I spent 4 nights at the hostel and enjoyed it. The staff was nice and friendly. I got what was advertised on the web page. They never actually said that they have huge lockers in the rooms but they did say that they clean and close the hostel between 11 am and... More

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Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

I am very glad to find this hostel, its very clean, and near to the center. I will be back!

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Wheaton MD
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

I was in Madrid for 6 days and I stayed in this hostel. The staff was nice and the travellers were nice as well. The place is small by cozy. I like it. I don´t really know why so many people dislike it but I didn´t have a bad experience.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Yes, the reception is small Yes, they only have two bathrooms (that I saw) Yes, they close from 11-2 Yes, you have to pay for your towel No, they don't have lockers However! Who cares how small the reception is? Yes, the two bathrooms were inconvenient but people were mindful of others so you didn't have to wait too long.... More

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

Me and my friend stayed here for 2 nights, after travelling around morocco for 3 weeks we were both pretty easy going and didnt have any expectations were just looking for something cheap and cheerful with a good location. After travelling since 9pm the previous evening we arrived at the hostel at just after 11am, knocked on the door for... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

-Reception area is very small (can fit 2 to 3 people only!). -Receptionists was very rude and inefficient. -Not a single map of Madrid is provided at the reception. -The stairs leading up to the dorm stinks. -More than 20 people sharing only 2 bathrooms. -No lockers in the room to store luggage. -Luggage is stored in a kitchen (a... More

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Address: Gran via 73, 3C, 28013 Madrid, Spain
Location: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Centro , Cortes / Plaza Santa Ana

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