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Kabul, Afghanistan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was great for being able to walk out to the Gran Via and lots of places to eat, drink and shop. I stayed a few nights but found the heat pretty unbearable in a small room without air con. The location meant that sleeping with the window open brought in a lot of noise. The choice was to try...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

We came here to celebrate a friends birthday. some of party stayed in different places but I think we found a gem in this place. The place itself it located centrally and we found it easy to get around. The nearest metro being chueca about a 3 minute walk away. Chueca itself is lovely. The squares are relaxing and have...

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Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

The Hostal Dolce Vita is the most perfect way to fall in love with Madrid! The rooms are nice and daily cleaned. The stuff is amazingly friendly and ready to help. The location is just wonderful, right in the heart of the city within walking distance to all places of interest. Two metro stations are just 3 minutes away but...

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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Nice Hostal to stay close to everything in Madrid, close to Cibeles, San Anton, Gran Via etc. Nice room facing the street with balcony. Small bathroom. Breakfast included. Leonardo helped us a lot , thanks. Free Wi fi and computer. My only complaint is that its on a fitfh fllor without elevator. Fair Price.

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Reviewed June 27, 2016

I stayed in this hostel for 2 nights in a single room, without ensuite. The room had a sink, TV, a fan (very important in Madrid from June-August!) and faced onto the street with a little tiny balcony, with 2 doors to (I presume) prevent noise from coming in. The shared bathroom was always clean and I never had a...

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Solbjerg, Denmark
Reviewed June 20, 2016

I had asked for a quiet twin room, and I was surprised that it was so quiet very close ti the city center. Breakfast was also very good, and the staff went out of their way to find solutions to deal with our problems. Everything was nice and clean.

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Greece
Reviewed June 11, 2016

Location is about the only good thing. It can get noisy though because there are several bars right outside the hotel and people are partying until 4-5 am. The room was okay. Breakfast not too much of a selection and the dining room was very small so I actually ate in the lobby near the brochures one morning and got...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed May 24, 2016

I loved my sweet hippie pad of a room here right down to the trio of neon daisies over the bed. In an elegant old building off Gran Via, up 4 well worn flights of stairs this is a simple budget pension not luxe but fun. Limited hours checkin, no staff at night so more for independent travelers. A simple...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed May 23, 2016

I spent 7 nights in The Hostal Dolcevita and was very pleased I did, the room was comfortable with en-suite, it was also very clean, the staff were excellent, the breakfast each morning was also very good, its hard to believe it is so central, my only gripes are the STAIRS I think i counted 62 to reception/room, also that...

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Decatur, Illinois
Reviewed March 27, 2016

This review is based on expectations for a value hotel. The hotel was safe, clean, had a friendly staff, good location, an OK breakfast, and workable internet, all the basics. You do have to go up alot of stairs to the Hostal, and the decor was a little different. I like the hostal and will stay there again.

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Staying in Chueca

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Chueca
Chueca is the hip, gay neighborhood of Madrid where many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses here are explicitly racy in their signage. From the rainbow flags to the signs above the entrances of its many funky bars, to the date spot restaurants, Chueca is a vibrant and colorful place. It's always interesting to explore the different corners of Chueca by day, and by night, the area becomes a major nightlife destination when the clubs open their doors.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax in the chirpy bedrooms of the Dolce Vita. Bright colours will lift your mood and quirky lamps mounted on the walls will create a warm, tinted glow. Corridors are illuminated with heart-shaped lights and the impressive staircase is adorned with fresh plants. The Dolce Vita is housed within a building typical of Madrid with wooden beams, attractive sloped ceilings, floor-length French windows and pretty balconies overlooking the streets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolce Vita

Address: Calle San Bartolome 4 | Esquina con calle de San Marcos, 28004 Madrid, Spain
Location: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Chueca
Price Range: $36 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Dolce Vita 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Room facing the street”
 of 5 bubbles josearey79, Jul 11, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing into courtyard although no view are very quite.”
 of 5 bubbles bernardo2100, May 23, 2016 | Read review
“not good for elder or disable travelers”
 of 5 bubbles kongs418, Feb 9, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are build with love and are special”
 of 5 bubbles noelc384, Aug 26, 2015 | Read review
“Don't expect too much. We were in Barcelona prior to this and there we were in a hostel too which was much better than this in all segments at the same price”
 of 5 bubbles 418arpita, Apr 12, 2015 | Read review
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