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The Living Roof Hostel Madrid

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Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 September 2012

This place is just alright, mostly disappointing though. It is about a 7-10 minute walk from the metro. The staff is English speaking, but flatout unfriendly, not very welcoming... especially one o the girls who works there. Their free continental breakfast leaves much to be desired… warm milk containers, cereal, and a loaf of bread. That’s it. Disappointing. The rooms...

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London
Reviewed 3 August 2012

I stayed here for one night. It was easily accessed from the airport and really easy to find from Tribunal metro. Staff were friendly and spoke in English when needed. I booked a female dorm with bathroom. All seemed clean. They give you sheets to make your own bed. Beware that there is no air con and the rooms are...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 26 July 2012

My stay at the Living Roof was overall positive. The staff was very helpful, and its very well located--right in the heart of the Tribunal area, within walking distance of Plaza Mayor, Sol, and the Madrid nightlife. There are tons of organized events like drinking games, walking tours, etc. and the staff does a good job of trying to get...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2012

We came to the living roof expecting a lot from the capital city of Madrid and the hostel itself according to reviews, but were disappointed. The location was good for exploring the main sights within walking distance but without being totally in the middle of it, and was right next to a metro station if needed. It also had lots...

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wirral
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Location was fab with very clean shower and wc facilities, the staff were very helpful and friendly and happy to organise biking/walking/tapas tours. Breakfast was fine with good coffee although a number of guests hadnt washed their own dishes as required, our 6 bed room was bright and the heating/fan system was perfect for the temperature. We walked for hours...

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Where do I start....firstly the room was small and VERY WARM, if you left window open you couldnt sleep due to the people in the terrace and if you didnt you couldnt sleep because it was too warm. The radiator in the room was on full permanently and could not turn it off! not good in 33 degrees heat!!! very...

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2012

I really liked the living roof hostel, i stayed for 4 nights. me and my friend had an 8 bed room to ourselves most of the time, the rooms are cleaned every day. They offer a free walking tour and other organised nights like pub crawls, flamenco night, tapas night which was good. The kitchen was massive and had everything...

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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Reviewed 22 January 2012

We stayed there 4 nights. We had a 10 bed dorm with private bathroom. At the check in the reception they give you the sheets to do your own bed. The room was pretty normal, bunk beds, comfortable but kind of noisy and weak for someone heavier. Normal heating, the sheets were warm enough for winter time. The kitchen is...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 9 January 2012

I went to Madrid at the end of December to spend New Year´s Eve and a couple more days in the city. I stayed at the Living Roof Hostel, quite a big mistake! When I first arrived in my room, I noticed that there was water dripping down from the ceiling in the bathroom. The ceiling must have dripped for...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 2 December 2011

I stayed in Living Roof for about 10 days then extended. From talking to other hostel stayers, they said it sounded good too. Convenient location near Metro (Noviciado 2 mins, Tribunal 6 mins) and walking distance of main city attractions. Staff were excellent and helpful and have good English. I couldn't have done some of my paperwork in Spanish without...

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Staying in Chamberi

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Chamberi
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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  • Breakfast included
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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:1.5 star — The Living Roof Hostel Madrid 1.5*
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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