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The Living Roof Hostel Madrid

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I went to Madrid with my classmates from the spanish academy I attend. We were 7 people and decided to reserve a hostel - the price was cheap and the images provided were nice. The hostel is really nice - very friendly staff and young people from all around the world. The location is also perfect. They provide light breakfast... More 

Thank Ilian Y
Lodz, Poland
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2015

As far as I have noticed, the Hostel has a different name now? Anyway, that's very nice and clean place with friendly and helpful staff. There's simple breakfast included in the price of the stay. Seems that rooms and bathrooms are recently renovated, so they're very clean and fresh. Hostel is located pretty close to city center (Gran via) and... More 

Thank Pawel_BCN
Aydin, Turkey
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2014

It's a good place for hangover.There is so many club on close.And alose the employees are helpful.And there was a tour(free) for Madrid trip.You can walking around the Madrid with guide.I think you cannot be penitent!

Thank chegfb
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2013

I recently stayed here for a few nights when on a university field trip to Madrid. There were seven of us in one room which wasn't a problem. The staff were really friendly and helpful. They have different activities every day, like a tour around the city and bar crawls! Really affordable and in a great location. Breakfast in the... More 

Thank daniwebb
Cairo, Egypt
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19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2013

the pros: Nice and friendly staff, the common areas are quite nice and the location is superb . the cons: the rooms are quite dark and gloomy, very small lockers, uncomfortable beds, and the hot water didn't quite work in the bathroom. Breakfast was nothing big, I usually skipped it. I guess it's ok for a couple of days

Thank engy a
Arklow, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 4 December 2012

i stayed here during the summer. there was a group of lads it was perfect for us cheap, internet, kitchen. but i rate this high because when we left we were drunk i fell asleep in the airport. i finally got back to the hotel after several hours. as i didn't know exactly where it was. when i got there... More 

Thank snaggs l
Moscow, Russia
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2012

I spent in this hostel 5 nights. I had a reservation in a10 bed dorm. But the bathroom wasn't been ready yet to use (repair work). So the guy from the reception made me a favour and transfered me to a 6 bed dorm and didn't take any extra fee for this. I came to the hostel around 9 a.m.... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2012

It is close to metro station. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Rooms is pretty small, it was 8 bed mixed dorm, and one window, so there was some smell from another guy in the room. It was January so it was cold to leave window open all night. Breakfast ok, nothing special. It is ok for few day max.

Thank Maja M
Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 October 2012

The bedroom is uncomfortable in the same proportion that the common area is good. The location is really good, but the beds are noisy. We are two and we just recived one blanket, but there was a breakfast, a good surprise. For those who are interested there was a big schedule with free tours, drink parties, and all these stuff.

Thank IsaPitella
San Francisco, CA
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2012

This is a great place right in the most amazing part of Madrid. The place was clean, only 5 min walk from the metro stations. Walking distance to many of the city's attractions, yet it is a very quiet place to come back and relax. The staff was super friendly and welcoming. The check in and check out process was... More 

Thank Ashutosh K

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Staying in Chamberi

Neighbourhood Profile
Multi-story residential buildings decorated with ornate balconies line the traditional, quiet, and pretty streets of Chamberí. Humble storefronts and neighbourhood taverns are scattered across the lower levels down every block, and here and there, there's a cluster of tables on the sidewalk. It isn't ever crowded, but people are always out, poking into the tiny bakeries, hardware stores, and tobacco shops, or ducking into a bright, unadorned cerveceria to have a coffee or beer by the bar, flip through the paper, and check the sports score. The round Plaza Olavide, where the fairly regular network of streets breaks form, is among the most green and lively spots. Restaurants line its circumference and sought-after outdoor tables fill the center of the plaza, where people relax to the sounds of kids playing and street musicians' tunes.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The living roof hostel Madrid es el segundo de los hostels de la cadena en España. Situado en el corazon de Malasaña, el barrio mas joven y dinamico de Madrid. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Living Roof Hostel Madrid

Address: Cuesta San Vicente 4, 28004 Madrid, Spain
Region: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Chamberi
Hotel Class:2 star — The Living Roof Hostel Madrid 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Ask for one not on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles LondonBluebird, 3 Aug 2012 | Read review
“our room had a balcony onto the cobbled street but was quiet as in a residential area.”
 of 5 bubbles raimap, 13 Jul 2012 | Read review
“When choosing the dorm with private bathroom stay away from the beds close to the bathroom, to avoid unpleasent odors. If you have a lot of bags stay in the 1st floor, no elevator”
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 of 5 bubbles JanieFrever, 21 Jan 2012 | Read review
“I booked a 6 bed dorm with bathroom as Id previously been told that the smaller rooms without bathroom have to share only a few bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles brianp772, 2 Dec 2011 | Read review
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