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Ganivet Hotel

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Chania Town, Greece
Reviewed 15 March 2012

I spent 4 days in Madrid and staying in Ganivet was an amazing choice! The location was great as you can walk anywhere in the city and avoid all transportation fares! The room was great for 2 people,big enough, very clean, as was the bathroom as well! The staff was very helpful, indeed knew their job, they were fast and...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2012

Location is great for accessing Madrid, with Puerta de Toledo Metro nearby. Rooms clean and well maintained with everything expected. Reception staff were efficient but not especially friendly. Bar staff were fabulous, welcoming, funny and friendly. The breakfast room lacks atmosphere but the food was fine. We had a room at the front away from the lift (ref. previous reviewer)...

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1Thank Antras
San Diego, California
Reviewed 29 February 2012

Situated on Puerto Toledo and very close to the Puerto de Toledo metro stop which is on the green line. It is also a short walk to La Latina and the famous Calle Cava Baja with its many bars and restaurants. It's also very close to the Basilica San Francisco. The walk to Plaza Mayor and other sights isn't too...

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DurhamUK
Reviewed 27 February 2012

A very friendly hotel, the staff were helpful, and the hotel bar and restaurant prices very reasonable, coffee and an enormous brandy as a nightcap was well enjoyed. The location on the Calle Toledo is ideal for visiting most of the attractions in Madrid, but is also relatively quiet to enable a peaceful sleep. I would recommend this hotel as...

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2012

The Hotel was what it said on the tin. Good rooms that were clean, modern and well kept. This was true of the hotel in general. The hotel was ideally located for the main tourist attractions. It is easy to reach on the Madrid underground. Get off at La Latina. You can then walk down the hill to the hotel....

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2012

Stayed at the Ganivet Hotel for 4 nights at the start of Feb 2012. Ideal location only a 2 minute walk fro Puerta De Toleda Metro station. It is within walking distance of Plaza Mayor and if you head in the opposite direction the Vicente Calderon is a 15 minute walk away. Room itself was clean and large enough if...

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3Thank Steven E
Scotland
Reviewed 12 February 2012

Didn't want to fall into the usual tourist trap in Madrid, so decided La Latina would be an interesting alternative. The area is great with numerous bars and tapas restaurants all over. It's walkable into the main city centre too. The hotel itself was great. The staff could not have been any friendlier. Bar staff, reception staff were all very...

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Torrox, Spain
Reviewed 1 February 2012

We stayed at Ganivet Hotel in January 2012. The room was basic but clean and comfortable, staff helpful and friendly and the car park under the hotel very useful. This hotel is a good base for central Madrid being close to the Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol and the amazing Mercado de San Miguel.

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 11 January 2012

Room: small but cozy & well mantained & clean. no view at all. breakfast: very good Internet: free everywhere, poor signal in the room Downtown distance: 10 minute walking Metro distance: 5 minute walking Location: very good for visiting the Sunday street fair Staff: vewry respectul

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2012

Good location, very close to 2 metro stations, rooms are clean. No noise and we were at the front of the hotel on the 3rd floor.......would stay there again.

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ganivet Hotel *** is situated in the historical center of Madrid, close to the major sights and attractions of the city such as Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace and the Prado Museum, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Reina Sofia . Also, it is in the trendy tapas and restaurants area (La Latina, Cava Alta and Mercado de San Miguel). The Ganivet Hotel *** is equipped with the most complete and modern facilities. Its careful design environment combines the classicism of Old Madrid with a trendy and cozy decor. Guests can reach the center of Madrid in his own vehicle and they will have the possibility of a parking lot at the garage located in the same building. Its central location combined with the comfort of its modern facilities and a professional and friendly service make the Hotel Ganivet an ideal place to stay during your visit to Madrid, both for tourism and/or business. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ganivet Hotel

Address: Toledo Street 111-113, 28005 Madrid, Spain
Region: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > La Latina
Price Range: $91 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ganivet Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 151
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Also Known As:
Ganivet Hotel Madrid
Hotel Style:
#88 Family Hotel in Madrid
#130 Romantic Hotel in Madrid
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“Ask for quiet room at back with city view”
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“Ask for room not facing front.”
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“Try and get a room with a city view - what better way to wake up in the morning than to look out on a sunny Madrid?!”
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“All the rooms were spacious but some on the front were probably larger”
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“Pay the extra and get room with terrace. ”
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