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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Artistic B&B is in a great location in the city. Extremely close to the main art museums and Retiro Park and within 15-20 minute walk of the Plaza Mayor. Rooms are cozy and clean and are decorated with such a great charm. Breakfast is served at a communal table - yogurt, cereal, fruit, homemade cake, cheese toast, etc. Paola... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed for six nights and would gladly have stayed longer. Rodolfo, Paola and May were all incredibly fun to talk to. They genuinely made me feel welcome, while sharing information about the history of the city, great local restaurants(not tourist traps), and how to avoid crowds. The place is very beautifully decorated with different themes in each room. All... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable and welcoming Artistic B&B offered us a great location within minutes of all the main central eateries and attractions of Madrid. Located on the third floor of a typical older Madrid apartment block, the owners live above and provide a good breakfast to set you up for the day. It is attractively furnished and colourful, the beds are comfortable... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for a week in this centrally located B&B. Nicely equipped and presented rooms. Tasty breakfasts with large selection of food. Friendly and helpful hosts. We had a street facing room which was relatively spacious and quiet. First Class accommodation.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

lovely and warm hosts who provide great advice, offer an excellent breakfast, and otherwise ensure a wonderful stay. nice sitting / eating area with books to read and chock full of guidebooks although the two sided map Paola & Rodolfo provide may be all you need. if madrid environs aren't encouragement enough, this place makes me want to hurry back.... More 

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Eldersburg, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paola and Rodolfo are warm and gracious hosts. Their B&B was not only a perfect place to begin our daily outings but also a relaxing place to retreat to at days end. They provided us with maps showing local restaurants and points of interest. Three great museums, the Prado, Thyssen and d'Orsay are no more that 15 minute walks away.... More 

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Glenview, Illinois, United States
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

This family owned B&B was the first one in the old city area. It is on the third floor which means climbing 58 steps to get there since the ground floor is 0. There are a number of different sized rooms. We had room 1. The bed was very comfortable and the bathroom adequate but very small. If you are... More 

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Syracuse, New York
1 review
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The Artisitic B+B was a delight. It's in a great location, close to everything we wanted to see and an amazing value. Paolo + Rodolfo are the perfect hosts. We so enjoyed visiting with them + the other guests over breakfast which were wonderful.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We booked this place purely on the back of previous tripadvisor reviews and despite high expectations we were pretty happy with out stay - in terms of the basics, the room was very clean, the bathroom and shower were to a good standard, and the location was perfect for us. Yet undoubtedly the best thing about this place is the... More 

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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Thank you so much again, Paola and Rodolfo! My friend and I had stayed there for 5 nights in March, very enjoyable! Location: located in 3rd floor of historic building of center, 5 - 10 min walking to Prado and other two excellent museums, 10 - 20 min walking to Plaza Mayor Royal Palace and Plaza Spain. And surrounded by... More 

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Huertas
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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  • Free Breakfast
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Conveniently located in Barrio de las Letras, B&B Artistic is at walking distance from Madrid's main attractions, such as the Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, El Prado Museum, Reina Sofia Museum, El Parque del Retiro, Atocha train station, El Rastro fleamarket, and many others!.Our Bed & Breakfast is on the third floor of a 19th century building. Renovated and refurbished in August 2011 with a rural-mediterranean style, our Bed & Breakfast is tastefully adapted to suit the modern needs and provide the comfort of our times. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Artistic B&B

Address: Calle Lope de Vega 11 Piso 3, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Region: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Huertas
Price Range: $84 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Rooms overlooking the street are obviously noisier but being high up this is not such and issue.”
 of 5 bubbles squarerigger2015, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Street facing rooms are quiet with windows closed.”
 of 5 bubbles PDR55, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room in the back not near the street.”
 of 5 bubbles BarryC281, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“enjoyed room with balcony; the street is generally quiet + closing the window blocks out all noise. + there is an option for AC.”
 of 5 bubbles anitamarusich, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Economic room is a bit small for 2P.”
 of 5 bubbles oceanpearl1222, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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