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arlington, virginia
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The room was clean and plenty big for us. Had everything we needed. The location was superb! Maybe 3 blocks from the Prado. A 10 minute walk to a multitude of fine restaurants and the Plaza de Mayor. Javier, his twin brother and their mother were warm and friendly. Couldn't have been happier. Highly recommend it to anyone who is...

1Thank drtom2009
New York
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We have been to Madrid several times, first time for this hostal. The reviews are accurate! Its owners Javier and Antonio are welcoming and helpful (and speak a good amount of English if that is an issue). Our room was not luxurious but quite nice. The location is great (proximity to museums etc.). What we would add is that Hostal...

1Thank RamoNewYork
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights. The owners/staff were really friendly. The hotel is on the third floor served by stairs and a lift, the rooms were clean had A/C, wifi and our room had a small balcony which was nice, there were wooden shutters aswell which blocked out daylight in the morning meaning we had a good lay in...

1Thank KMcC76
Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Fortunate to be returning to Madrid, I immediately reserved my room at Hostal Gonzalo as I had had such a positive experience staying there last year. I really can't add any more positives about this place than already mentioned in other reviews. Stay here to rest at the end of a day of sightseeing and exploration. Javier, Antonio and staff...

1Thank CaperJR
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Another charming Spanish Hostal run by charming man who is always willing to help. If you stay in this place don't buy a metro ticket. Not needed for the usual locales. The rooms are spacious. The bed comfortable. Everything is clean and tidy. It has no laundry service. However at the end of the street is a place that will...

1Thank michaelcope
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I loved Hostal Gonzalo from the first sight! Hostal is situated in the 19th century building with an old elevator (which sometimes does not work!). The owner is very friendly, I should say cordial and always ready to help you, so you have an impression that you are staying with your old friends or even relatives. The room is rather...

1Thank cigalle
Illinois City, Illinois
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at Hostal Gonzalo. It was in a great location within walking distance to the Prado and many other sites. It was also a short easy walk to the train station. We were allowed to pick between a room on the front with a balcony or a room in the back. We enjoyed the balcony, but it...

2Thank Ren B
Reviewed 10 July 2016

In the past month, I stayed at the Hostal Gonzalo twice and cannot recall having had a more conveniently situated, friendlier, cleaner place to spend the night in a city. As an art-and-culture-loving traveller, I am not interested in my lodging having swimming pools and fancy restaurants - I want a comfy place to rest up between jaunts throughout the...

3Thank MagMB76
Reviewed 11 June 2016

No need to read any more reviews. This is the best place to stay for the cost. It is run by Javier and his family with someone on site all the time. They go above and beyond to make sure your stay is enjoyable at there place and in Madrid. The rooms are immaculate and cleaned daily. It is in...

Thank BRP54
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Location, reasonably priced and friendly hosts. The room cleaned daily. Central location close to many main Madrid attractions and within walkable distance not to mention, very safe neighborhood.. Couldn't ask for me.. Muchas Gracias Hostal Gonzalo !

1Thank Susan B

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Staying in Huertas

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Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighbourhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighbourhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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Hostal Gonzalo is situated in a quiet street in the heart of the historical centre of Madrid, in a renovated building of the XIX century, 3 minutes walking from Prado Museum and Thyssen Gallery. Too you can reach easily by foot, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Retiro Park...Comfortable rooms with private bathroom, TV, central heating,air conditiong and free wifi access. Free access 24 hours. ... more   less 

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Address: Calle Cervantes 34 30, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Region: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Huertas
Price Range: RM254 - RM376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — hostal gonzalo 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Email to confirm several days before and the day prior.”
 of 5 bubbles Upekkha108, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You take what he has. That's why we changed rooms mid-week.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeSacto, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a balcony room.”
 of 5 bubbles Kimbut2, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on Calle Cervantes - they have small balconies that overlook the street.”
 of 5 bubbles RamoNewYork, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If a light sleeper, you might like to request a room not facing the street.”
 of 5 bubbles CaperJR, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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