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El Pontifical

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19/05/2017 20/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 November 2016

First, let me preface this review that there are really two El Pontifical - the restaurant and the bed and breakfast. This review is for the bed and breakfast portion of the venue. We landed in Madrid fresh off of a lovely stay in Italy and ready to wrap up our honeymoon at the El Pontifical. Upon arrival at the...

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Vic, Spain
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Friendly and efficient staff. Quiet and relaxing place Historic building with refurbished interior. Personal agradable i eficient La tranquil·litat del lloc Edifici amb encant històric i un interior actual. Personal agradable y eficiente Lugar tranquilo y relajante Edificio con encanto histórico e interior reformado.

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Muscatine, Iowa
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We visited El Pontifical during our Spring Break trip. It is a small bed and breakfast (only six rooms) in the twon We wanted a nice place to stay within close driving distance to Madrid and the airport (as we were flying out of Madrid), but wanted to be away from the hustle and bustle of Madrid. It is sort...

1Thank Debra D
New Delhi
Reviewed 14 January 2015

We stayed in El Pontifical for one night in Madrid in December 2014. We were on our way to southern Spain and just had a quick stopover. Initially we had a hard time finding the place, as it was late at night and we were not familiar with the area. However, Lola was great in giving us detailed directions and...

1Thank Macbosnia
Stephenville, Texas, United States
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Three of us flew overnight from the USA to Madrid and then on again overnight to Africa. We stayed at El Pontifical only a single night but it was the perfect place to catch up on sleep and catch our breath in the tranquility of Los Santos De La Humosa, about a 35 minute taxi drive from the Madrid airport....

1Thank James M
Reviewed 26 September 2012

If you spend half of the year in airports, airplanes, taxis and hotels, you learn to appreciate those special places which offer you a nice home away from home. In most of the cases, this happens in particular, small, family ran businesses rather than in the big five star chains. El Pontifical is a good example. From the top of...

1Thank pallavicina
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2011

Having done our research on the intranet we found this place. It looked fantastic and we decided to treat ourselves to a one night stop over on our return home from a driving holiday to Southern Spain. We were particularly looking forward to the restaurant. We booked in May for one night in August and our reservation was confirmed in...

2Thank Andrew P
New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 September 2011

Where do I begin... Let me list the reasons this hotel is a complete waste of time and money: 1) Restaurant service was terrible. Plan to sit in your table for 15 minutes and then you will still have to get up and chase down a server to get a drink or some food. That is how it will go...

2Thank WeLike2Travel4Fun
Reviewed 24 May 2011

It was an easy decision to stay here again this year after our wonderful visit last spring. Our flight arrives in Madrid at 7:30 in the morning after a long trip from the US and we really appreciate the ability to request early check in. We use all our stays as a basis for day trips and the quiet nights...

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Reviewed 6 May 2010

We recently returned from a fabulous vacation in Spain. On the Madrid leg we choose El Pontifical based on reviews here and on B&B websites. Using this small “Casa Rural” as a base for day trips to Madrid, Cuenca, Toledo and Alcala de Henares, we were well taken care of by Ms. Diaz, the owner. El Pontifical is a lovingly...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A beautiful 18th-century building, which because of its history and stately position has become one of the most emblematic constructions in Los Santos de la Humosa and was originally used to store the payment of the tithe to the Archbishop of Toledo.It is located in the heart of the village, next to the Town Hall Square and the San Pedro Apóstol Church. In the restoration work of the Pontifical they have preserved the original architecture, keeping the splendour of the ancient pieces, among which we can highlight the spectacular wine cellar. We have also preserved the original elements of the building such as the wooden beams in the ceilings and stone and brick walls, combining it with the strength and sobriety of the modern decorative features: glass, silestone, leather, and converting the building into a delightful accommodation, where the difference between traditional and modern decorative styles blend together to perfection.The hotel has 5 rooms: 3 standard doubles, 1 superior double and 1 junior suite with a whirlpool bath and shower. All the rooms have been exquisitely decorated and have all modern day comforts, as well as superb views of the River Henares and the Guadarrama Mountains. The restaurant has two large rooms, seating 60 people. It offers traditional dishes and a careful presentation with the possibility of arranging meals for groups or companies in the private dining room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Pontifical

Address: Calle Pontifical 14 | Los Santos de la Humosa, 28817 Los Santos De La Humosa, Spain
Region: Spain > Community of Madrid > Los Santos De La Humosa
Price Range: ₹ 5,736 - ₹ 7,415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Pontifical 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Don't go- we had the largest rooms and there were squirrels running around our heads which we heard in the morning.”
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