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Hostal Santo Tome
Santo Tome 13, 45002 Toledo, Spain   |  
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Ranked #2 of 46 Hotels in Toledo
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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“we like it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

My husband and I stayed in hostel for 2 nights in October 2012 and we like it. Hostel is located in the ancient Jewish neighborhood that is the best part of old Toledo city. We had the room on 3rd floor with a big balcony overlooking streets and roofs of Toledo. Room is very comfortable and clean, bathroom is fully equipped. Owners are very friendly and helpful,speak English.
For the drivers-hostel has its own private car garage -offsite-300m far.
We loved Hostal Santo Tome and certainly stay here again.Highly recommended.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Deal, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

What a find!. Centrally located in the historic old Jewish Quarter, dead central for all the main sights. Our room was on the third floor with a balcony overlooking the roofs of Toledo, beautiful. The room was larger than average for a hostal, clean, light and airy with wooden floors. The bathroom even had a hairdrier and shoe cleaning kit. The hidden gems were the owners Juan Carlos and his wife Carmen. They couldn't have been more polite or helpful. The hostal has it's own car parking too. A real bonus in Toledo. If you are staying in Toledo and don't fancy paying the fancy Toledo prices then this is the place for you.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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North Tamborine, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012 via mobile

What a gem!! Greeted by the owner who helped us navigate the pedestrian-only entrance for our car, took in the luggage and directed us to the car park below. Rooms are spacious, modern bathroom, and our balcony on the 3rd floor overlooked ancient tiled roofs and the main street below. Free wifi that worked well as did th air conditioning. Highly recommended. If you are driving here, just remember that navigating narrow streets is an adventure, not a trial!!

Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Brisbane
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

We stayed recently for 2 nights and loved it! The hostal is located close to all the sights and our room had a lovely balcony overlooking the terracotta roof tiles of Toledo. The people running the Hostal were lovely and really helped make our stay a pleasure. The only thing we could suggest would be a jug for tea and coffee making.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

We liked this place so much that we stayed an extra day. It's clean and cosy and located in one of the most historic places in the city. Our room on the very top floor was not large but we had a huge balcony facing the street. The free Wifi worked fine in our room. Owner was extremely courteous and friendly, giving us keys to look at various rooms so we could pick the one we wanted. The reception is located in a souvenir shop but this caused us no problems. There's a lift to all floors (although if you have mobility problems you should know that at night, when the shop is closed, you will need to use another entrance which requires walking up one flight of stairs to get to the lift). We found that we could park on the street behind the hotel easily; it's paid but during siesta and after 20:00 it's free.

There is some noise from the street early in the morning (deliveries, trash collection) and from the cafe across the street until about midnight - but unless you're a light sleeper or wake up early/go to bed early it's not a problem. When we were there in June, we were amazed (and left hungry on the first night) that most bars and restaurants are shut by midnight which is most unusual in Spain.

The rooms at the back have a view and are probably quieter. There were only a handful of people in the hotel so the noise from other guests was not a problem for us but it's an old building with a lot of marble around so the sound does carry.

Also, there's not many spare plug sockets around so if you travel with a lot of gadgets then better bring an extension plug!

Handy tip: avoid the cafe right across the street from the hostel. It's a tourist trap and a rip off. Get yourself lost in the alleyways for better food and service.

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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Soroe, Denmark
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

Best location in town. Within walking distance from all the major sights, an extra attraction is the evenings when all the groups of daytrippers from Madrid are gone and the street is more like a village where all the locals know everybody (including you) and seems to be actual family.
Nice and clean rooms with great bathroom, AC, heating, TV etc. Try to ask for rooms 33 og 34. They are on the third floor (no problem, there is a lift) at both have large balconies overlooking the street and with sun in the mornings and evenings.
Most of all: This is not a hotel, but rooms over a souvenir shop. Which means: ENGLISH SPOKEN!
During our stay my husband got seriously ill and was hospitalized. The staff and especially the owner, Juan Carlos, was extremely helpfull - driving me to the hospital numerous times, attending meetings with hospital personnel and providing (much needed) interpretation, ever so helpfull and caring, providing water, food, books, whartever for me in a troublesome situation.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
25 hotel reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2011 via mobile

Cheap, but ain't worth it. At the arrival, we learnt that the hostal employee was also (or mainly) the employee of the gift shop situated underneath the hotel. It means no service at all because she couldn't help at the hotel, occupied all day long selling souvenirs... The wifi didn't work and the area was so noisy we couldn't sleep. On top of it, they have a parking space, but getting there is a nightmare due to all the one ways and narrow streets... Do yourself a favor, go somewhere else.

  • Stayed June 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Santo Tome 13, 45002 Toledo, Spain
Location: Spain > Castile-La Mancha > Province of Toledo > Toledo
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Number of rooms: 10
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