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Hotel Ateneo Puerta del Sol
Ranked #226 of 444 Hotels in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
Calgary
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8 reviews
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“Perfect Stay”
Reviewed 2 April 2013

Nice clean rooms, friendly service. Accessible computer and printer in the lobby, allowed me to quickly print off some important documents!

Great location in between Gran Via and Puerta del Sol. You can't beat it.

Stayed April 2013, travelled solo
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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England
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41 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Breakfast was fine and better than some hotels of this level, i.e. pastries at breakfast tasted as good as they looked, reception staff friendly, hotel as unexpected stylish elements which I enjoyed, room small for a double but fine for a single.

Location wise is very central, very busy outside and not the prettiest of areas but don't judge Madrid on that , go further afield and there are lots of treasures. There are sex workers on the street which is a little sad and as has been mentioned they don't create any bother.

If you get the right price this is very good value. 3 minutes walk down hill from Metro stop. Metro is a bit like London, ups and downs and stairs be prepared but if you have light luggage no problem.

Room Tip: As high up and away from main street
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  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with friends
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Bilbao, Spain
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81 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2012

We booked this hotel through "Groupon" of Switzerland (!) Therefore the price was a real bargain for a good middleclass hotel in the towncenter. We were happy to get a room at the 3rd floor, so the street noise was acceptable despite a lot of germann sokker fans.
The room and the bath were modern and quite well equipped, even with a valet stand including throusers ironing facility. The personnel was very friedly and helpful. Breakfast excellent, not obvious in Spain. Bus and metro stops within a short walk and the few street prostitutes reported here didn´t bother us...All emblematic buildings and "casco viejo" within a few minutes walk too.
Definitely we will come back again and can highly recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: Ask for the highest floor
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  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Boston
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2012

Perfect hotel for the money! Awesome location and very very very helpful staff. Ask for a quiet room - you will hear no noise at all. There was a musty smell at times but only sometimes and even then wasn't that bad.

Close to everything and a middle of center of Madrid! Small and personal! Free WiFI and a free computer with printer to use downstairs near the lobby. The safe does require a 1 Euro coin to close.
In other reviews I read about prostitutes hanging out near the hotel - and while the end of the Montera street is a red light district - it is probably further away because I didn't see any prostitutes directly near the hotel.

Again the front desk personal was more helpful then in two more expensive hotels in Spain that we have stayed in.

Room Tip: Ask for a quiet room.
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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled solo
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Winona, Minnesota
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86 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

the room was very roomy, although it had two twin beds. Safe required a euro each time to lock it which was a little inconvenient. The breakfast was very good. The staff were very helpful and spoke good English which was so helpful. The connections from here are great for metro bus or any other touring.

Room Tip: we asked for a quiet room but our room on the backside was very noisy at night until we figured out...
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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Denver, Colorado
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2012

We picked this hotel for our 2 day visit to Madrid for accessiblity and comfort and we were not disappointed. We arrived by way of the high speed train then connected on the Metro right into Puerta del Sol. Easy walking from the stop. The staff spoken excellent English and were very helpful. Our room was neat, clean and comfy. Not huge, just efficient with a private bath. We loved the breakfast in the morning giving us a chance to start our touring early. Easy walking to all of the sites we had on our list and a Metro ride away from the rest. The one caution is the noise from outside. Old Town is a noisy "up all night" type of neighborhood and depending upon on your room location, you might not be able to escape the sounds of the night life. Be prepared for hollering and singing outside into the wee hours. We loved this hotel, but the outdoor noise was a bit frustrating. Our stay in Madrid was delightful and easy because of where we stayed.

Room Tip: I am not certain (because of the shape of the building) that there is any good room location at all...
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Rhode Island
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2012

We found this hotel viewing a variety of internet sites. Took the train and subway from the airport. In the center of Madrid steps from the Plaza del Sol. If you want quiet get a hotel on a back street one or two streets over with more business that are not restaurants and bars, not in the center of any major city where the street are restricted for walking and minor traffic.
The hotel had all the amenities. Private bath, clean and well maintained. The ac worked well as did everything else in the room.
I enjoyed the singing and action outside in the wee hours of the morning.

Room Tip: If you want a room away from the street request it. If you have a complaint about people getting up...
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Ateneo Puerta del Sol
Address: Calle Montera 22, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Region: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Centro , Sol
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
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Ranked #226 of 444 Hotels in Madrid
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ateneo Puerta del Sol 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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