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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Hotel Plaza Mayor is in the perfect location, and for less than $100 per night, you can't beat it. The staff are professional and courteous and the room was spotlessly clean. The room was teeny-tiny and pretty basic, but I wasn't planning to spend a lot of time in it. It worked perfectly for me.

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Ontario
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stayed for a couple of nights before our tour and then again at the end. It is PERFECTLY situated to get anywhere. You literally look out the window to the Plaza Major. You can walk almost anywhere from this location. We took several walking tours from here. It is a pretty basic hotel but the front desk was helpful,... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The hotel location is good. Everything is on hand to visit Madrid. The staff is attentive and kind. Only that in four hours was singing and noise outside and with an open window sleepless. The reception did need and gave us a room to the inner block and everything was perfectly fine.

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Hong Kong, China
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel is centrally located and clean. They're the positives. We were given a small room with a glass door that looked over a light well, no window that could be opened to air the room. The air conditioner was very noisy and had minimal effect. After 2 days of no sleep we asked for a room change and the... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Very nice location, stone's throw away from Plaza Mayor, hence the name probably. Helpful and friendly reception staff. We booked a double bed room for a family of 3 (couple and a child of 3.5 yr), upon arrival the reception staff gave us 2 room choices, vbut she was insisting on a room saying that it was the biggest among... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The front desk attendant was really nice to me while I spoke to him in Spanish, but as soon as I showed him my US passport his attitude towards me changed. He was not disrespectful, but has that superior attitude.

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Strasbourg, France
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

The hotel is ideally placed in the centre of Madrid, the personnel is very nice and breakfast is fine. The room I had was quite small and a little noisy but I suppose you ay for the location so all in all, not bad if you want to stay in a centrally located small hotel for less than 100 euros

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 June 2016

I was attracted to the hotel by good reviews but I was lead astray. Location was excellent but it didn't make for the negatives: small stuffy room with no window that opened, very hard bed and tiny thin bath towels. Staff were grudgingly helpful.The breakfast was OK but there are plenty of better options nearby. Use of safe in the... More 

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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

It's a really nice hotel if you are prepared to pay around $100 a night.The breakfast was good but unfortunately not included.The rooms are kept very clean and were of a good quality and the maid was friendly and very helpful as were most of the staff at reception apart from one receptionist from Poland who was a bit impolite... More 

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Arnold, Missouri
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

I would have rated this Hotel average because the mattresses needed to be replaced but there were other reasons to give it a higher rating. The room we had was not large but adequate for Europe, had a safe (free), and had a very good breakfast. We were very impressed with Julia who had a wonderful smile and attitude. We... More 

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Centro
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street performers, colorful lights, window shopping, restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a collection of plazas interconnected by a network of side streets. Some of these side streets are wide pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
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Our Hotel opened its doors in 1997, in 2007 the hotel was reformed and extended its rooms until the present 33 rooms and our Palomar Suite.We offer all the advantages of careful and personal. Our personnel will serve as aid offering you all the information that you need during your visit, person to person.We are an excellent election for the independent traveller who’s looking to discover the traditional flavour of Madrid in a different and calm way. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Plaza Mayor

Address: Calle Atocha 2, 28012 Madrid, Spain
Region: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Centro
Price Range: $80 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Plaza Mayor 2*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Plaza Mayor Hotel
Plaza Mayor Madrid
Hotel Style:
#123 Family Hotel in Madrid
#150 Business Hotel in Madrid
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“We had a window overlooking the plaza major which was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles snowyte, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A Mercado right behind Plaza Mayor made for good Tapas, or even meals to eat there or to bring back to your room . Many booths”
 of 5 bubbles susanbW685PQ, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Take a room backside”
 of 5 bubbles ralfkrueger2211, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Go for the suite: it’s worth it.”
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