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Hostal Don Juan

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Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Excelent service, excelent location , great price, love the place and staff. Highly Recomended it. The best location for the price. Medium rooms, wi fi, clean and safe. Close to all turist attraction and public transportation.

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Juan Antonio C, Propietario at Hostal Don Juan, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your opinion and comments, Nick V. We will be glad to serve you again on your next visit to Madrid. Yours sincerely.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Over the past 7 years I've stayed at Don Juan on many occasions, so much so that I feel I'm the best person possible to offer an honest and true review of how exceptional this hotel actually is. Please do not be confused, although this establishment is referred to in Spain as a hostel, in the UK it would easily...

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Juan Antonio C, Propietario at Hostal Don Juan, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your opinion about our hotel. It is a pride for us that customers like you can feel so satisfied to stay with us, because that is precisely the objective of our daily work. We hope you return soon to Madrid and visit us again. Yours sincerely.

Gävle
Reviewed 16 November 2015

19 years ago since last visit and 25 years since my first stay there. I noticed that there has been a change of the positive kind but still the same family taking care of the place. One difference was the access of coffe and some bread - which we didn't use - and a computer in the same room. Very...

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Juan Antonio C, Propietario at Hostal Don Juan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your opinion and comments, Kenneth B. We hope you return soon to Madrid and visit us again. Yours sincerely.

Graham, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Don Juan Antonio has operated this hostal for over 30 years and it shows. He cares about his guests. It's not really what we think of as a "hostal for hippie travelers" but more like a small, well-run budget (for Spain and the Euro) hotel. You can't make reservations online. You have to call and give a credit card number....

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Paris, France
Reviewed 24 May 2013

Beautiful two floors hostal, marvellous antiques in every corner of the corridors, although the rooms are more basic (no A/C, which I guess will be a problem during Summer...) Very quiet, cheap rates, and in the heart of Chueca!

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Estimado cliente, ante todo agradecerle sus positivos comentarios sobre nuestro establecimiento y esperamos volver a contar con su visita en...

Liechtenstein
Reviewed 6 April 2013

Like this place because of it's funny interiorstyle and location in the heart of the city. My room was small but pretty and clean. Stuff was friendly an helpful and the night was quiet. Would stay there again or head to the old jewish quarter...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2013

We stayed for two night, using three rooms - two with double and one with single occupancy. I have stayed at this hostal many times, and have always been very satisfied with the rooms, the situation and the price. I found that I could have found - because it was such low season - better rooms in better hotels and...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Wonderful location, two blocks from La Gran Via, easy walk to most tourist locations or public transport to same. The small square it sits on has a lot of charm with plenty of small places to eat and drink. Well kept public areas nicely furnished with a great variety of antiques and quirky adornments. Rooms do need to be upgraded,...

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Vacaville, California
Reviewed 25 August 2012

I stayed at Hostal Don Juan from August 20 - 25, 2012, and found it to be ideal... a very good price, centrally located, clean, very nicely furnished with many antiques, and comfortable, with a very friendly and helpful staff. Only a 20-minute taxi ride to the airport. I would recommend this hotel to anybody going to Madrid, and would...

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 20 March 2012

I have been staying in Hostal Don Juan since I started going to Madrid in the Mid 80s and am a regular visitor to the city. Don Juan used to be one of those gems typical of Spain, whose exterior tucked away in a dark alley and up some dark dingy stairs, belied a well kept clean spacious and beautifully...

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Staying in Chueca

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Chueca
Chueca is the hip, gay neighbourhood of Madrid where many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses here are explicitly racy in their signage. From the rainbow flags to the signs above the entrances of its many funky bars, to the date spot restaurants, Chueca is a vibrant and colorful place. It's always interesting to explore the different corners of Chueca by day, and by night, the area becomes a major nightlife destination when the clubs open their doors.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hostal Don Juan

Address: Plaza Vazquez de Mella, 1 | 2, Centro, 28004 Madrid, Spain
Region: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Chueca
Number of rooms: 44
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“My room was #214 -- interior and off the street. Excellent for sleeping, with window for ventilation.”
 of 5 bubbles Oaxacaculture, 22 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Rooma facing the court seem to be quite. Rooms on front side facing the street, seem to be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 30andtravelalot, 6 Apr 2013 | Read review
“The front rooms have the best view, but can be noisy at night if you have the doors to the balcony open; but they are double-glazed, so if you close the doors the problem is solved.”
 of 5 bubbles charlesR934, 25 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the Plaza.”
 of 5 bubbles sheikinallover, 20 Mar 2012 | Read review
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