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Hostal La Banezana

La Cruz, 26, 1 Izquierda, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Ranked #96 of 369 Specialty Lodging in Madrid
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in central position, few minutes walking from Sol, Plaza Mayor or Plaza Sant Ana. It's on firs floor with elevator and secure door at the entrance. Hotel is proper, personnel is kind. There is no breakfast despite its availability is marked in the site (it used to be available). Room was quite too small, specially the bathroom!... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Very small room, but especially tiny bathroom. Clean and quiet (even if the place is located in a street with a lot of restaurants and clubs). Good internet connection, but bad TV connection. Close to Puerta del Sol. No breakfast included, but a lot of convenient bars. Perfect for young people with a low budget.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

If you're going budget (well, you must be if you've picked this place) then La Banezana can't fail to impress. The lady who runs it is fantastic, always there to help you out with directions, things to do, advice and tips for travellers... The room itself is more akin to a mini cheap hotel. Beds are made and rooms cleaned... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

Very small room, clean,quiet (even being located near nightlife spots). No breakfast, but plenty of spanish coffeshops around. Have a churros with chocolate. you wont regret!!Very good location, near metro stations. I would stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I would definitely recommend it for a budget stay in Madrid. It is very central: if you stay there, you don't need to worry about public transport. There is no breakfast, but there are some really cheap and good quality places, literally round the corner. The owner is a very friendly and efficient lady, and she keeps the hostal very... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

This place is okay. For the price, you are getting a well-located place with a private bathroom. That part is great and most things about the hotel fall into the "you get what you pay for" category. However, there was no internet in my room. This was the biggest detractor!! I could handle that owners live in the back and... More 

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2008

This was our second visit to Hostal La Banezana. So it must have been good to warrant a return trip! It is central, clean, budget priced, friendly proprietors.... The rooms are quite small, but have clean bathrooms, plenty of towels are provided and the bedding is fresh. We asked for a room overlooking the street both times, which can be... More 

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Dublin
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105 reviews 105 reviews
60 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2007

I booked my room the previous day thru Bookassist dot com - and when I got there the lady who seems to own/run the place didn't have any reservation from me in her handwritten reservations book. She called her friend in a nearby hostel who put me up, so I had a decent night's sleep in another place (which was... More 

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