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    Hostal Ballesta

    Calle Ballesta 5, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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    • Excellent33%
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    1 - 5 of 160 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    A basic but clean hotel in the centre of Madrid, within walking distance of many attractions as well as bars and restaurant. There was always plenty of hot water for showers. The room contained a double wardrobe, with hangers, but no drawers. The TV had...More

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    Thank Heather H
    Reviewed 10 August 2017

    This is my third time to stay at Hostal Ballesta and it certainly won't be my last. The staff are efficient and friendly and the accommodation is clean and comfortable. It is fantastic value for money considering its central location, everything is just a short...More

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    Thank David S
    Response from Ballesta5, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostal BallestaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear David: The best present for us is your return again. Thanks a lot, Will see you next time Regards, Patricia C.

    Reviewed 3 August 2017

    I previously reported there was no air con, however, later I found the switch and the room then was comfortable and quiet. There were well priced restaurants nearby and very close to the shops and main square.

    Thank Rosemary P
    Response from Ballesta5, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostal BallestaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Rosemary , We are waiting the next time you arrive in Madrid. Thank you for your feedback. Regards, Patricia Carrasco

    Reviewed 13 July 2017

    Nice size room (Room 102). Nice staff. Relatively clean room. Convenient location. The staff also doesn't bother visitors if you're having friends visit (like many hotels in Spain do). The "working girls" outside the hotel are harmless and it's really not a sketchy location regardless...More

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    Thank William J
    Response from HSBallesta, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostal BallestaResponded 2 August 2017

    Dear William , We are waiting the next time you arrive in Madrid. Thank you for your feedback. Regards, Patricia Carrasco

    Reviewed 6 July 2017

    Great location. A little noisy outside sometimes but that doesn't bother me. Room was pretty clean overall and spacious (room 102). Reception doesn't bother you or your guests so that's also a good thing. Great, reliable wifi service. I'll stay here again and again when...More

    Thank WJacobsGA
    Response from HSBallesta, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostal BallestaResponded 2 August 2017

    Dear JAcobs: Thanks a lot for your feedback. Regards Patricia Carrasco

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$53 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #20 Best Value Hotel in Madrid
    • #89 Family Hotel in Madrid
    • #98 Romantic Hotel in Madrid
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 35
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    • Madrid >
    • Malasana
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    Malasana
    Hip bars and galleries, independent theaters and music
    venues, young people with tattoos and funky hair,
    narrow winding streets — this is Malasaña. Near the
    center, Plaza Dos de Mayo is a gathering of friends
    outside bars, dog owners, artists under craft tents,
    and creative types with notebooks and sketchpads on
    the plaza’s benches. It may not be as neat and tidy as
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    Diana G
    10 April 2017|
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    Response from Ballesta5 | Property representative |
    Transfer costs from 19.95€ for 2 people. Best Regards, Claudia Carrasco HOSTAL BALLESTA
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    Denise T
    10 January 2017|
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    Response from Denise T | Reviewed this property |
    I think the hotel should just be honest
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    "Room 102 is very spacious."
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    "Room 102 was pretty big, especially for a room in Spain."
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    "Do not choose a front facing room night club opposite lucky it wasn't open when we stayed as the hotel is..."
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    "All rooms are pretty good and sound proofing is very effective."
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