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Dundee, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2015

I was desparate when I arrived at the door of the Alaska. exhausted and hungry. The bar was full of people speaking a foreign language I could not understand (not Spanish) and I spoke breifly to the barman about getting a room. We went upstairs to look at the room, I saw that a couple of the other rooms had... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2013

We stayed 4 days at Hostal Alaska in early June. The staff was very friendly and the room was small and clean. The location is perfect for exploring Madrid. Our room was facing the back, so most likely avoided all the nightlife sounds coming from Espoz y Mina (Irish pub next door). 29 EUR per night for a double room... More 

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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2013

Stayed for three nights in May and can honestly say that there was nothing wrong with the place. It was in the middle of town close to Metro, bus stops, bars and shops. The Hostal Alaska was nothing special but for the price it was clean and tidy. There was 3 of us in a room with en-suite facilities. Water... More 

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47 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2011

We got the apartment on Calle Barcelona. It was clean and modern. Yes, it's on a busy street, 2nd floor, right over some restaurants, so it's quite noisy at night when everyone comes out, if you keep your windows open. If you close them, the noise insulation is pretty good, and with ear plugs you'll sleep like a baby. Location... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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154 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2011

My wife and I have been traveling for 5 months, we stayed at the Hostel Alaska (HA) just starting our second month, the second week in February, 2011. We often talk about what was our favorite or least favorite experience, food, etc. When we mention HA, it is in the category of least favorite lodging. HA is located about one... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2011

We stayed in a room with a double bed and an en suite bathroom. There were also 2 single beds in the room we were in so it could accommodate up to 4 people. The room was basic and the bed was stiff. There is another hostal which shares the floor as Hostal Alaska, but it seems that they are... More 

1 Thank Kauai2007
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96 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2011

This is a bit late, was actually there for 3 nights with my auntie and uncle (both in their 60's) in Sept '09. Must say that it was a fabulous stay ... location was fantastic, very near the Metro and right smack in Puerta del Sol! What more could we ask for? Security was good, as there was so many... More 

1 Thank bizarrebeings
New York
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44 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2011

My wife and I (both in our mid 60s) stayed at Hostal Alaska for 8 nights in mid February. We did so because we planned to make four day trips out from Madrid during our stay, and the location + price of this hostal cannot be beat. We stayed in Room 7, recommended by another Trip Advisor poster, and we... More 

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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2011

We booked a superior double room through Hostal Alaska. We actually stayed in a room that seemed to be operated by Hostal Oliver just across the hallway. The room we had wasn't half as nice as the ones shown on the website and in fact we were a bit disappointed on first sight. But, it was spacious, very clean and... More 

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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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Located in Madrid downtown, 100 m far from Puerta del Sol square, Hostal Alaska offers 7 charming rooms to enjoy your stay in Madrid at best. All rooms include own bathroom, tv, heating & air-conditioning. Free WIFI Access in the whole hostel.Although it's sited on Madrid downtown, very close to every monument & interesting place, we guarantee silence & quietness for your rest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Alaska

Address: Calle Espoz y Mina 7, 28012 Madrid, Spain
Region: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Centro , Sol
Price Range: $49 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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