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Decorah, Iowa
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a great place for short visits to Madrid, it is located in Chamberi neighborhood, very close to Plaza Olavide, where you can find a lot of restaurants, including a new vegetarian one where I ate this past summer, don’t remember the name now. Around Plaza Olavide there are good beer bars as well. Hotel Trafalgar is at walking...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Was recommended the hotel as a good budget option by a friend who lived in the area and was not disappointed. It is not at all fancy but is just fine and is in a nice area. There are about 4 metro stops 5 minutes walk away in different directions so easy to connect. I also walked into Madrid centre...

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Singapore, null, Singapore
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Nice, basic hotel. Very plain. NO mini-bar. No free WiFi, but free dial-up if your devices can still cope with the cables! Reasonable walk from city center, with lots of pubs and restaurants nearby. Everything I needed, and at a great price.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

This hotel is nice with a really good location. Short walk to the city centre about 30 minutes. Lots of stores and restaurants near by. Although during siesta and on Sunday most are closed. I wouldn't recommend the breakfast deal as there is it is lacking in variety. Staff also speak little English and are somewhat friendly. Rooms are average...

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Herzlia, Israel
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Doesn't provide much but good value for price, first I was in a very small room with good view and light, the room consisted of one single bed and some space for legs and a small suitcase. When viewing TV you had to sit on the bed, a chair would not fit. The other room that I got (corner room)...

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Agustín P, Director General at Hotel Trafalgar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment helps us improve. Just tell her that we also have single rooms double rooms to more spacious single, logically the price is a little higher Best regards

Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

From the out side I couldn't tell what I had gotten myself into, but when I opened the door to my room I was pleasantly surprised. I had a single room. So, I had a twin bed, a desk, bathroom, closet, and VERY CLEAN. Think of as a a really good dorm room. On the bus line, and about a...

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Madrid
Reviewed 17 July 2015

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 15 June 2015

The hotel is in Chamberi, a very nice neighborhood, and it is quiet. You can sleep very well at night, because there are no noise. The room was small, but it is nicely renovated. The metro station is just 2 minute walk from the hotel. I walked to Colon and Biblioteca Nacional and it is just 20 minutes at a...

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
Reviewed 15 June 2015

I had a citybreack in Madrid, with my husband at the beginning of june. The hotel is on a main boulevard, but inside you can't hear the noise, so it's ok. The breakfast is poor, but you have what to eat, so if you are not pretentious, you'll be fine! The room is clean and simple. Also, the location is...

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Glenview, Illinois
Reviewed 5 May 2015

I don't know if I have ever stayed at a hotel in which the room was so simple but so functional. Extremely good value in a very convenient location -- close to shops and the metro. Very clean. If you don't need a gym or swimming pool and just want a nice, functional place to stay, this is it.

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Chamberi
Multi-story residential buildings decorated with ornate balconies line the traditional, quiet, and pretty streets of Chamberí. Humble storefronts and neighbourhood taverns are scattered across the lower levels down every block, and here and there, there's a cluster of tables on the sidewalk. It isn't ever crowded, but people are always out, poking into the tiny bakeries, hardware stores, and tobacco shops, or ducking into a bright, unadorned cerveceria to have a coffee or beer by the bar, flip through the paper, and check the sports score. The round Plaza Olavide, where the fairly regular network of streets breaks form, is among the most green and lively spots. Restaurants line its circumference and sought-after outdoor tables fill the center of the plaza, where people relax to the sounds of kids playing and street musicians' tunes.
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Trafalgar hotel is located in Chamberí district in Madrid, at 250 meters from nearest metro stations, Iglesia and Quevedo. It offers comfortable rooms with air conditioning and plasma TV. This small downtown hotel is well lit, has modern yet simple decoration and a personal service. The restaurant opens from monday to friday and offers traditional spanish cooking. The hotel is few metro stations away from the city centre, the "Arts triangle" and Retiro Park. At short distance is Bilbao station, from which you can go to Barajas Airport. Trafalgar hotel is 10 minutes away from Sorolla Museum. In the surroundings you will find several libraries and art galleries. Chueca district is nearby and it holds several bars and discotheques. The hotel offers a special discount at a nearby parking lot. We speak Spanish, English and French! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Trafalgar

Address: Calle Trafalgar 35, 28010 Madrid, Spain (Formerly BEST WESTERN Hotel Trafalgar)
Region: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Chamberi
Price Range: £53 - £93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Trafalgar 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Best Western Trafalgar
Best Western Madrid
Madrid Best Western
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“I like the ones facing North because you can have a good view of the neighborhood.”
 of 5 bubbles jes_sj108, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are better, but the slowest lift ever!”
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“Corner room, down the hall. Big difference.”
 of 5 bubbles dalmoz, 25 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Choose a bigger room!”
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“Small elevator, so don't bring a ton of stuff.”
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