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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Decent value for money, room was very small, but it was clean. Wifi was decent too. Right next to Gran Via. Good option for a 1 night stay. Sound proofing isn't the best in the rooms. I could hear blaring music being played time to time. At least it didn't happen between midnight to 7 AM.

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marketing375, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Far Home Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments, we are really pleased you had a pleasant stay with us. Hope to have you back soon.

Pedreguer, Spain
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This visit was part of an adult Fine Arts Field trip. I was a little concerned about staying in a Hostel as my usual Hotel has to be a minimum of 4 stars but this delightful Hostel was very well run, exceptionally clean and perfectly located in a quiet cobbled street just off Grand Via where all the main shopping...

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We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, it makes us very happy to know you had a great time. Hope to see you back very soon. :)

Reviewed 19 May 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights mid May during the San Isidro festival in Madrid. Rates were incredibly cheap and I felt I got more than my money's worth. Stayed in the 3 person female dorm which had an en suite, for a hostel that's pretty luxurious! Lovely helpful staff who spoke English and let us leave our baggage at reception...

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Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

The hostel is located minutes away from Puerta del Sol and half a block away from Gran Via! It is modern and has a comfortable bathroom with bath tub and toilettries. The room is quite spacious but the beds may need new matresses. Jesica and Oxana were very helpul giving advice as to were to eat or how to get...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2016

the combined toilet/shower areas are creepy. I don't understand why the showers have see-through glass, couldn't they be partitioned like the toilet cubicles? Also the first night we went there, the receptionist was exactly like norman bates and this creeped us out. he kept popping in and out of the rooms throughout the hostel explaining unnecessary things to us. but...

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Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Fantastic location, great value for money, friendly staff and clean! I can't really comment on the breakfast as there's a little pub a few doors up ... Need I say more, But my partner enjoyed it. Would recommend to any one looking for a cheap weekend break :)

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

I am a fan of establishments being open about what you get. In this case I received a stinky room with no windows. This was no mentioned on any sites from the hostel and while it is "ok" , it should be noted. The bathroom is so small the toilet is almost the same place as the basin - although...

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Trim, Ireland
Reviewed 29 November 2015

I really liked this hostel. It's small but situated in a very central area and was very quiet when I was there. We had a twin room which was very clean, sufficiently spacious with comfortable beds and an ensuite bathroom with bath. The bathroom was well supplied and the shower was fantastic. There was wifi in the building and a...

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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

We had a nice room with a shower... Yes, a shower! First I thought it was weird but then I used it and everything fell into place. This was a shower with radio, light inside and multiple shower head from the top and lateral walls. Plus it kinda looks like a time capsule or spacial escape pod. lol Well but...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We had a family room for 2 nights - single beds, private bath, AC, wifi & breakfast included. Location was great - easy walk to central sites. The entrance and reception was a bit awkward to find - walk up or take lift up one flight. Looks like it's one floor of a residential apt. complex. Once inside, we found...

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Centro
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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Address: Calle Chinchilla 1 Centro, 28013 Madrid, Spain
Region: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Centro , Sol
Price Range: ₹ 2,683 - ₹ 8,115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Far Home Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Get an en suite if you can”
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“reception is on level 4”
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“Have dinner at the restarent Puerto Rico that is in front of the hostal. We really enjoyed our last dinner there!”
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