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Hostal Ballesta

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Apr 2 Apr 3
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Calle Ballesta 5, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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    All reviews till the early hours seconds walk basic hotel la gran lots of bars and restaurants cleaning staff clean rooms nuevos ministerios definitely stay here again two nights quiet room walked everywhere the ground floor wi fi the heart of the city late at night prostitutes hostal noise computers
    Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

    Very uncomfortable beds. Only one flat pillow available. Air conditioning did not work. No extractor in bathroom. Very noisy neighbourhood, can't get to sleep. No tea/coffee facilities in the room. No English television channels. Not a family friendly area. Very close to Gran Via, great...More

    Response from Ballesta5, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostal Ballesta

    Dear D1sturb3d: we have pillows available for the guest, only ask it in recepción. The air conditiones is working normaly, we does not understand whats is happening or what is your room ?? there is a room for the guest with tea/coffee facilities, microwave and...

    Reviewed 29 December 2016

    Hotel is in a shabby area of Madrid, the double bed was in fact 2 single beds pushed together, not good for your back!!! Customer service terrible. We left after two days Christmas ruined. Lucky we got last two flights back. We are a mature...More

    Response from Ballesta5, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostal Ballesta

    We regret enormously that holidays have not been what you expected. Our hostel shows at all times the location, as well as the characteristics of the rooms. We sorry that the Hostel have not been what you expected. best regards

    Reviewed 15 December 2016

    Excellent location with Tribunal Metro the nearest serving the airport (only 1 change) and Gran Via just round the corner. Nice rooms and 'ladies of the day and night' outside no real problem. On booking 2 stays this year the prices have increased considerably and...More

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    Response from HSBallesta, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostal Ballesta

    Dear Tony: Thanks a lot for choosing us. we hope you still coming here more times! Merry Christmas! Patricia Carrasco

    Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

    Good stuff..... Exceptionally clean Lovely helpful staff (secure bag storage available) Perfect location (there were some working girls in the vicinity, but were never any sort of issue) Spacious room with comfortable bed Value for money Even better if.... We had room B01 on the...More

    Response from HSBallesta, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostal Ballesta

    Dear Simon: We are very happy to read your comment. Thank you for your time spent on it. We hope to repeat in our hostel in coming years. Regards, Patricia Carrasco

    Reviewed 15 November 2016

    Location is great as it the price! Would recommend to others for somewhere central and affordable. Lots of bars and restaurants nearby. Clean rooms, bathrooms are a little older but great powerful showers! Go for a room on the end of a corridor if you...More

    Response from HSBallesta, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostal Ballesta

    Dear Julainne: thanks a lot for your comments, we are happy for your recommendation Regards, Patricia Carrasco

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    Family/Play Areas (5)
    Hip bars and galleries, independent
    theaters and music venues, young people
    with tattoos and funky hair, narrow
    winding streets — this is Malasaña. Near
    the center, Plaza Dos de Mayo is a
    gathering of friends outside bars, dog
    owners, artists under craft tents, and
    creative types with notebooks and
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    Denise T
    But if you ask for a balcony it is opposite the nightclub we found the hotel very very noisy
    11 January 2017|
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    Denise T
    Hi there we found it just like you said, hotel seem to be in denial about the problems
    11 January 2017|
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    Response from Denise T | Reviewed this property |
    I think the hotel should just be honest
    Denise T
    Hi there I still think you should be honest about the location. Working girls outside day and night. This hotel is not suitable for families It is very noisy inside the property and outside.
    2 January 2017|
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    Room Tips
    "Do not choose a front facing room night club opposite lucky it wasn't open when we stayed as the hotel is..."
    Denise T, 2 months agoRead review
    "All rooms are pretty good and sound proofing is very effective."
    tonyfirmin, 3 months agoRead review
    "Try go for a room at the end of the corridor, we noticed on our last night that the rooms aren't sound..."
    Julainne, 4 months agoRead review
    "Get a room away from the street on the higher floors."
    Berentrippers, 5 months agoRead review
    "Very reasonably priced, centrally located Madrid hotel with extremely comfortable bed with high quality..."
    BEVERLY S, 10 months agoRead review
    "Rooms at the 4th floor."
    Onat C, over a year agoRead review
    "We had a room with a street view and balcony on the top floor and it was great."
    DavidandPascal, over a year agoRead review
    "Unsure if all rooms have a balcony provided, but try to get one if you can!"
    Emma P, over a year agoRead review
    "all rooms are good"
    Mike H, over a year agoRead review
    "Our room had a small balcony overlooking the street, which was fun."
    Kevin M, over a year agoRead review
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