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“Nice and cosy place”
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Hostal Sonsoles
Ranked #47 of 411 Speciality Lodging in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 10 June 2014

A nice and cosy place, very close to Gran Via and just around the corner of Metro and Malasaña.
Very friendly management, with minor problems with english speaking :).
As it is central, it is not in an extreme quit surrounding.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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Manu6212, Gerente at Hostal Sonsoles, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2014

Dear
I would like to thank for retorting such a nice feedback on Trip Advisor after your stay at the Hostal Sonsoles.
We hope to see you soon back in our Hostall and this fascinatig town.
Warmest regards from the capital of this wonderful country.

Atten.
Manuel Garcia

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Reviewed 16 April 2014

Located just off Gran Via and on a pedestrianized shopping street with tapas bars nearby - this is the ideal location for a base in Madrid. We arrived on a Friday evening and set out on a tapas tour. The neighbourhood was really buzzy and we took in approximately ten tapas bars but were never more than five minutes walk from the hotel! Walking distance of Prado and Plaza Mayor. Would stay here again.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 January 2014

During my visit to Madrid I stayed in this great hotel. It is located right in the city heart, within walking distance to all the main areas of interest of the city. It is run by a very friendly family, who can help you during your stay there. The rooms are very nice, and they have private bathroom. Everything was perfectly clean and I enjoyed my time there a lot. Definitely recommended for all kinds of travellers.

Room Tip: If you want to enjoy and see the life of the street, ask for a room with balcony.
  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Quang T
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Manu6212, Gerente at Hostal Sonsoles, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2014

Dear Customer,
I have so much enjoyed reading your review! And I am so glad to share it with my team! We are very glad to know it has been such an enjoyable holiday experience. Thank you very much for taking the time to review it, for recommending us.

You must know it will be great to have you again in our Hotel, so please let us know about your next visit to Madrid.

Warmest regards,
Manuel Garcia

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Reviewed 1 October 2013

Stayed for one night at the end of September, brilliant location, only short walk away from Gran Via, great value for money, it was very clean, you even get towels and shampoo / shower gel;

only drawback was thin walls, you could hear people next door coughing in the morning but it was very quiet at night; also, bear in mind that need to ring a buzzer to get in and no visitors are allowed.

Room Tip: It helps if you communicate in Spanish to explain your requirements etc
  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled on business
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Thank Can P
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Manu6212, Gerente at Hostal Sonsoles, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

Dear Sir / Madam, Thank you kindly left us your feedback after your stay in our hostel. Receive our thanks for sharing your good experiences on TripAdvisor Sonsoles Hostal Madrid.
Much comforts us to know that when we return back to Madrid to choose.

Regards

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Reviewed 26 April 2013

There are so many hostals/pensions with hotels of every description from the humble to glitzy 5 Star properties in Madrid it's always good to get a trusted recommendation. I can recommend Sonsoles without hesitation as excellent good value accomodation. I have stayed here several times over the years. It has recently undergone a complete upgrade which has raised the standard from basic to comfortable. Good beds with more than adequate bathroom facilities. Good storage with in room safe. In room phone with international dialling access. During a cold Spring stay recently the underfloor heating made my stay very cosy. Air conditioning facilities in each room for warmer weather. The common areas of the building in which Sonsoles is located have also been upgraded which highlights it's impressive architecture. Calle Fuencarral has been pedestrianised which has enhanced the location. There are no breakfast facilities. Not to worry: loads of great cafes nearby. The location is excellent close to Grand Via. A short walk to the airport bus stop at Ciebles and Grand Via underground subway stop. Highly recommended especially if travelling on a budget.

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled with friends
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Manu6212, Gerente at Hostal Sonsoles, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2013

Dear Mr Solomio 123.

It is very important for our daily performance to receive your valuable opinion about our service, thank you very much for letting us know.

We are pleased to know we have covered your expectations concerning the rooms, the service and the Hostal in general.

It will be a pleasure to receive you again in Hostal Sonsoles, so we will really appreciate you could let us know about a future visit to Madrid. Once again, thank you very much

My best regards,
Manuel Garcia

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Reviewed 1 November 2012

We stayed at the Hostal Sonsoles in May 2012, just for one night - unfortunately, we had no time to spend a few more days in beautiful Madrid!

The place was in a great location, easy to find, near the metro stop at Gran Via (and also near Tribunal metro stop). The place was very clean, the room were spacious, the bathrooms spotless. We were very pleasantly surprised! The staff didn't speak much English, but that wasn't a big problem - we managed to communicate everything we needed.

I recommend this place definately, you will find it a perfect spot from where to begin your exploring - it is near Gran Via, Sol, etc. and also near Malasana for those who like to go out at night.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled with friends
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Manu6212, Gerente at Hostal Sonsoles, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2012

Dear customer,
Firstly we would like to thank you for your comments and the time you took to share, on behalf of the management and staff of Hostal Madrid Sonsoles appreciate his chosen our hotel and we send warm greetings and hope to have them back between us.

Manuel Garcia

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Reviewed 2 July 2012

We didn't expect too much but it was def a surprise. The location was pretty good. Subway station are close and the hostel is directly on a crowded shopping street. The cleaning service was excellent. The rooms looked cleaner than some of the Hotels I went to. The only disadvantage: the service personal and the receptionist don't speak any english or other foreign language. However, it was great staying here. Highly recommended for a rather low budget trip to Madrid.

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled with friends
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Management response:Responded 13 July 2012

Dear guest,

We appreciate that you have published and shared, on the Trip Advisor, your opinions about your stay en Hostal Sonsoles
Thank you for trusting on us, and we appreciate your complimentary comments about our hostal.
Hoping that next year you choose Hostal Sonsoles again for your holidays.

Sincerely,
Manuel Garcia
Manager

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Address: Calle Fuencarral 18 | 2º Drcha, 28004 Madrid, Spain
Region: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Chueca
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #47 of 411 Speciality Lodging in Madrid
Price Range: £51 - £66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Sonsoles 2*
Number of rooms: 27
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A superior two stars liitle hotel located in a central and highly commercial fashion-oriented street (the Fuencarral street). Beetween Malasaña, the well known bohemian district, and Chueca a renovated XIX century distict full of fashion shops (including vintage, outlets ) and night life. Fuencarral market complex is full of shops serving youngters and the young people of madrid looking for both last fashion clothes and "retro" garments. The location is at a walking distance of the main tourist attractions of downtown madrid. ... more   less 
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