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La Posada del Dragon

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a long layover in Madrid on the way home and only stayed at La Posada Del Dragon for 1 night. This was perfectly located on the busy street of Cava Baja, right down the block from Plaza Mayor. Absolutely perfectly situated for a one-night tapas tour. The room was very clean and modern, and right above a restaurant/bar....

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Gloria F, Director Comercial at La Posada del Dragon, responded to this review

Hello Zombiebacons, Thank you for your warm feedback! Located on La Latina, one of the most popular, central, and historical street, it may happen that the noise level rises on the weekends. However, the rooms on the 3rd floor should be quiet and the noise has not disturbed any of our guests who stayed there. We are pleased that you...

Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a great option to enjoy in Madrid center. I stayed 3 days in Madrid for business and Posada del Dragón was my sweet home, in the heart of the older part of Madrid. The hotel staff are friendly and helpful.

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Gloria F, Director Comercial at La Posada del Dragon, responded to this review

Dear Isabel, Thank you for your feedback! We hope you had a splendid time in Madrid and that you were able to visit all the wonderful attractions. It is greatly pleasing to know you enjoyed your stay and the hotel’s atmosphere. Hope to see you again at your next stay! Regards Gloria Fernandez

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and found the staff to be very friendly and helpful and the room was clean. Was also given the room type we requested, which was great although did not realise this was above the entrance, therefore was really noisy all night. There is also a restaurant and bar downstairs which contributed to the noise....

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Gloria F, Director Comercial at La Posada del Dragon, responded to this review

Hello Verity, Thank you for your kind feedback and we are glad you enjoyed your stay! The rooms with the balconies provide our guests with a real feel of what it is like to live in Madrid overlooking a historical street. La Latina tends to be busy especially on the weekends. Hope to see you again. Regards Gloria Fernandez

Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 4 days in Madrid and we wanted to stay in the heart of the older part of Madrid where the tapas and drinks were plentiful. The hotel is very well located to shops and restaurants. It has quite modern rooms with a nice bed and bathroom. Don't think youre going to get a Marriott size room because most...

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Gloria F, Director Comercial at La Posada del Dragon, responded to this review

Dear Ken, Thank you for spending your time to give us such a detailed feedback. The hotel is located in the heart of the neighbouhood la latina in the center of Madrid and so the street during the weekends can get quite busy, we do understand it can be noisy as the cava baja is one of the most famous...

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights and were very happy with the accomodation. The breakfast has a good selection of different food, fresh pastry, fruit, tomatoes, freshly baked omelette etc. We had a normal room (no balcony), which was quite small but well organized and comfortable. There are windows but you can't open them, but there is a fresh air system...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location,clean & tidy hotel,superb experience.i will definitely come back here.staff speak good English which make your life easy.Resturant is also very clean & tiday,i will recommend this hotel

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This hotel is in the perfect location in Madrid. We walked everywhere. The Plaza Mayor is 5 minutes away. Tons of restaurants, bars, and la cafeterias nearby. In fact, we didn't get to use out metro pass very much, which was a bit of a waste. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The breakfast is great. We enjoyed it...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

As a group of 4 we decided to head out for the evening at the end of a busy working week before we all headed off home across the 4 corners of the globe. Posada Del Dragon was an absolute find. We ate in the courtyard area (we worked out it is the courtyard of a boutique hotel at this...

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Marvin, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 19 October 2016

When we arrived we were confused where to check in.... you literally check into the hotel in the entry of the tapas bar inside the hotel. Everything went very smoothly at check in, but when we got to our room, my husband was concerned over the noise.. we stayed in room 103, right over the front door of the restaurant...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stayed here upon arrival in Madrid. Great experience. The posada is modern, charming, tucked in along a street that is otherwise chock full of tapas and other restaurants in the heart of La Latina (basically just a long block from the La Latina metro station for those who opt for public transportation). The rooms are indeed small and many only...

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Staying in La Latina

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La Latina
La Latina is a charming neighbourhood with two unique personalities. At first glance, it’s distinctly old-world, with narrow streets weaving a maze among charming stone buildings in sunny, bright colors like yellow and pink. The other side of La Latina is characterized by a young population and a bohemian vibe, as evidenced by a dynamic and evolving selection of new bars, shops, coworking spaces, and other businesses popping up in the area. In the northern part of the neighbourhood, the Cava Alta and Cava Baja streets constitute the tapas center of Madrid, where each age-old restaurant serves up distinctive specialties like huevos rotos and patatas bravas. Locals have come here for generations to while away hours over drinks and tapas with friends. On Sundays and public holidays, the streets to the south of La Latina metro station transform into a giant open-air market full of locals sifting through tent after tent of art, apparel, and antiques. Any day of the week, the intriguing blend of the traditional and the hip make the streets of La Latina worth exploring.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boutique Hotel & Bar in the city centre in Madrid. The Posada del Dragon was built as a local barn. Its name comes from the mythical dragon that guarded over the area of “Puerta Cerrada”. And in 1868 was converted as a guesthouse by the Marques de Cubas. The story tells that traders, handsome swordsmen and loyal squires were accommodated here. It is also located in one of the most popular areas in Madrid city called 'La Latina'. Posada del Dragon is situated only 100 metres from Plaza Mayor and 700 metres from Puerta del Sol. Only 1500 metres away you can find Prado Museum, Thyssen Bornemisza Museum and Reina Sofia Museum. Almudena´s Cathedral, Royal Palace and Plaza de Oriente are located 800 metres away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Posada del Dragon

Address: Calle Cava Baja 14, 28005 Madrid, Spain
Region: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > La Latina
Price Range: £57 - £148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — La Posada del Dragon 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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Posada Del Dragon (Madrid) Hotel Madrid
Hotel Style:
#30 Business Hotel in Madrid
#42 Luxury Hotel in Madrid
#46 Romantic Hotel in Madrid
#120 Family Hotel in Madrid
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“The hotel has a restaurant downstairs, and doesn't look like a hotel out front. Just go in to the register to check in.”
 of 5 bubbles zombiebacons, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The hotel has a historical garden of lights so beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles 566isabelp, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I think some rooms do have windows, I would opt for that option next time.”
 of 5 bubbles 86ekaterinat, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would ask for a room with a balcony.”
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 of 5 bubbles 68clairer, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors and toward back of building seemed quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles RegelC, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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