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Hostal El Pilar

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C/Carretas 13 | Next Puerta del Sol, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Needed a cheap room for a night, and having read other reviews I booked this one. It did not disappoint. I arrived in the late evening and quite tired after a long journey. The receptionist was really friendly and understood my pigeon Spanish. He showed me to my room, a single. It was quite small but was very clean, as... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We stayed at Hostal El Pilar in mid August. I have nothing bad to say about the place. Its a small hostal on the second floor of a building. The hostal occupies the 2nd and 3rd floors. There is a lift to take to the second floor but once in the hostal there is no lift to go the third... More 

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Cuenca, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

El Pilar is located right in the heart of Madrid, just a few meters from Plaza del Sol. For a very good price you get a nice, clean room with all the facilities of a hotel, the staff are really friendly and helpful, so just keep calm and enjoy!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Well this is not a photo of the entrance we saw ! However Good value ,great location . This is a budget hotel – it is on the second floor, there is a lift. It is a bit dowdy but the staff are friendly and helpful. Our room had very little natural light so at first we were a bit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

This hostal is located literally less than a minutes walk from Sol square. Couldn't have asked for more for the location. The rooms are very small but clean. We had a room at the back of the hostel so never had any issues of noise from the street. The adjoining walls are very thin however and could hear the guys... More 

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Beersheba, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The Hostal it's very very clean with all the facilities you need. The small staff are very friendly. The location it's great. It's at the center of Madrid. Very convenient . The prices it's very convenient and you have all the facilities like a Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This hostel is located right behind Puerta del Sol, so you can't possibly find a hostel with a better location. The rooms are small, but clean. The staff is always very helpful. Overall, it's good value for money if you are only staying for a few days. Tip: ask for a room away from the reception desk. My room was... More 

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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street performers, colorful lights, window shopping, restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a collection of plazas interconnected by a network of side streets. Some of these side streets are wide pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
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