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Puerta del Sol

C. Mayor | C. Alcala, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 32 64 90
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
C. Mayor | C. Alcala, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 32 64 90
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Reviewed today

street performers, metro, plenty of seats around fountains, the infamous bear statue, restaurants, shops ....... just beautiful

Thank travelchick066
Reviewed today via mobile

This is most happening place in Madrid . There are 11 road connecting to this circle . Lots of happening all day .

Thank Noor S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My hotel was near here. This is where the happening area is! Shops all around. The statue of the bear and strawberry tree is also located here. Just need to look around cos it's always very crowded. And if there's a chance, just take a...More

Thank carynl w
Reviewed yesterday

Puerta del Sol is a gathering place for many tourists. This open area surrounded by shops, restaurants and bars is a great area to experience Spanish culture.

Thank gerry v
Reviewed yesterday

Sol is the center of Madrid so as can be expected it gets very busy almost all the time. There are street performers, shops, a fountain, and beautiful buildings lining the plaza. You will find the metro station quite accessible and easy to find here....More

Thank Katelyn C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A central place in Madrid with lots of activity! Restaurants, bars, street vendors, people dressed as characters.

Thank REVoigt
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved strolling through the square as there was something new happening each time we were there. We came across a few demonstrations in the square and there was always a heavy police presence at all times. There was always great street performers there and...More

Thank Robyn-and-Rob
Reviewed 2 days ago

The zero kilometer location for E,W,N,S begins at this square. The location is funkywith Mariachi Bands and protesters mingling a few yards from each other. Quick view and sitdown on the fountain and then move on for nearby tapas.

Thank jknows
Reviewed 2 days ago

The square is one of the most famous squares in Madrid. It feels a bit like Times Square with it's big billboards and seems to be a gathering place for many - tourist and locals. Apparently it is not uncommon to have a demonstration going...More

Thank Julia F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I stayed here and it was bustling with activities 24 hours, with talent shows and lots of fun. Lots of cafes around the square to lay back and enjoy.

Thank johanbalan
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
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Does your room price include breakfast?
February 28, 2015|
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Response from minnesotans4 | Reviewed this property |
What is the name of the hotel? I was thinking of another hotel in a different city when I responded. Puerta del Sol is a plaza in Madrid.