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Hostal Excelsior

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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room features
Air Conditioning
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
676Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
190Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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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I had booked a single room for 3nights and having never stayed in a "hostal" before I wasn't sure what to expect but I was pleasantly surprised as my room had a small double bed and an en-suite bathroom. Yes it is rather dated and yes you can hear everything through the very
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First visit from 29 December to 1January 2018. This hostal is on the Gran Via and a few yards from the Callao Metro. You cannot be more central than this!! Shops, restaurants, cafes and surrounded by theatres!! There's the main iron door from the Gran Via and the reception is
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I visited Madrid in December 2016. What a surprise to see this cozzy place in the center of everything!!! Is a small place but with the amenities neaded by travelers. Nice beds, clean rooms and bathrooms. The service is very good and the people are friendly and helpfull. Hope
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Has everything could want for a budget hotel Very friendly and helpful staff. Unbeatable location in what must be the liveliest street in the world. That is a problem though. Try to get the quietest room you can as the blaring noise on this street is 24/7. Having said that we
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This is a budget hotel and that is what you get. The location is perfect, right in the centre of the beating heart of Madrid on Calle Grande Villa surrounded by lots of bars and restaurants. There are two metro stations just a short distance away, lots of buses pass by and the
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"Choose a street room if you want to see the city at night. If you like silence, choose an indores room."
"Get a room with views of the fantastic gran via if only 1 or 2 nights. Any longer stay try to get the quietest room possible."
$51 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
SpainCommunity of MadridMadridGran ViaPalacioCentro
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