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“third floor”(19 reviews)
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“great location”(43 reviews)
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

Javier and his brother are welcoming and helpful hosts. The hostal is a calm and comfortable place in the middle of a busy part of Madrid. If museums are high on your list of things to do in the city, it is a very good...More

3  Thank jtgerr
Reviewed 6 November 2016

My husband and I spent 5 pleasant nights in late October at Hostal Gonzalo. Javier and his brother were kind and helpful hosts. The hostal was a great value for a wonderfully central location. We were able to walk everywhere with major museums, many good...More

3  Thank andkadan
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Based on a hostal recommendation in Rick Steves and reviews here, my wife and I booked for 2 nights at the start and end of a trip to southern Spain. The first night was fine, although noise from other rooms travelled well. The 2nd night,...More

3  Thank Upekkha108
Reviewed 30 October 2016

You walk in through a door that makes you wonder if you've found the right place, and rise to the 3rd floor in an old elevator "lift" with double doors, and wonder what you've done! Then you open the door to the floor of rooms...More

1  Thank SpokaneJan09
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I was a bit concerned booking this place because it is a hostal, not a full-service hotel. I'm so glad I did! The rooms (we had 1 room for 3 nights, then changed to another room for 2 nights) were impeccably maintained. One of the...More

2  Thank MikeSacto
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Air Conditioning
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USD 72 - USD 94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 72 - USD 94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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 —
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Response from TonyFNewZealand | Reviewed this property |
hi cory! Pinoy ka pala! Go to hostal gonzalo's website and there are detailed instructions and options on how to get there. It's close to so many things including the market! I have been to Madrid about 5x now and always... More
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"Todas las habitaciones son buenas- la nuestra dio a la calle Cervantes. Es un Hostal tranquilo, muy limpio y..."
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"Ask for a room with softer beds if they have one. Ask for a second pillow if you like more than one."
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"They're all great."
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"Email to confirm several days before and the day prior."
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