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Hostal Matheu

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Victoria 6, 28012 Madrid, Spain (Formerly Tineo Hotel)
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Ranked #97 of 242 Madrid B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mudgee, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We only stayed one night, but wished it had been more. Price was very reasonable, hostel is in a great location and seems to have been recently renovated. It was clean and fresh, more than happy to recommend it.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Stayed here for 4 nights in early March. We absolutely loved it, and would definitely return. Whole place is really nicely decorated, from the reception which is small but very welcoming, to the photos on the walls in the corridors, to the rooms themselves which have a few final touches that give them much more character than you'd expect from... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

It is so noisy, the cleaning lady starts about 5 in the morning. The rooms are about 10 m2. But clean though. I read it should be family run but it lacks every kind of personality. It looks more like a russian run investment. There was no warm water as it had broken down the night before. This place is... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We spent 3 nights in Hostal Matheu and what we can say it's that it was fantastic. Very clean rooms, great staff and perfect location. A few steps from Puerta del Sol, you have many bars and restaurants where to spend a delicious typical culinary experience! I would definitely recommend this property!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Good location and personal. Very clear room, but small. Best for this price in the center. Breakfast: orange juice, big croissant, coffee or tea. Noisy in the night, cause it's center of Madrid, not hotel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

After reading some reviews i have to agree with most of them. we recently stayed at this hostel with 2 other couples and we found a great deal for around 45 euros per room for two people including breakfast and lunch which was in a bar/restaurant right next door (great deal). We were actually supposed to stay in their sister... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

This is a great location in Madrid right near the main square in Sol. The rooms are fairly modern, the main issue being noise from adjacent rooms, staff and people in the corridors. We could hear noise from staff and other guests at all times of the night. But you get what you pay for, this was a cheap, clean... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

The Tineo Hotel currently operating under the name Hostal Mattheu. For the last minute price we found on their website (59.50 eur/two nights/two persons in March) it was totally perfect for us! It's location is unbeatable, a few steps from the Puerta del Sol, on the first floor of a building. We met two employees of the hostel: one of... More 

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