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Hotel Francisco I

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Perth, Australia
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived after long haul flight from Australia, found our hotel in great location luggage taken to our room, we upgraded to 6th floor room with terrace, beaut room great comfy bed, facilities.definitely recommend the extra. Double glazed terrace door means when closed so so quiet and it has automatic blind so nice and dark conducive to good nights undisturbed sleep.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You walk into this place through an unprepossessing door, with a pretty cheap look sign outside and your heart sinks: a non-descript lobby that seems to justify it's 2-star rating... And yet... once you get past the lobby you realise that all the traveller reviews can't be wrong – this place truly is a hidden gem or a Pandora's box... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for one night. For the price we paid, it was beyond excellent. This is a 2 or 3 star hotel so I didn't expect much of service but I was so wrong. Receptionist and bellboy were so nice and helpful. We took a taxi from ALSA bus station and to Madrid airport. It was... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hey, I stayed in a king bed on the 2nd floor right above the street. This hotel has an amazing location. Really close distance to Sol, so its easy to find if you are new the the city or dont speak very good spanish. The staff was great. Rooms were very clean!

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Marco de Canaveses
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is really well located, in the heart of Madrid's old city, great for sightseeing. It's a pedestrian street, so taxis can only drop guests nearby, but it's just a short walk, and it means there's no traffic noise. The decor is simple, clean and modern, with a veranda looking out on the streets. The bathroom was pleasant, modern... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself & my husband stayed for one night for our wedding anniversary. I'd asked for a quiet room with a double bed and both wishes were granted - we were given a room on the top floor at the back of the hotel. Madrid is quite a loud city, so I was very grateful for this! Check in was easy... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this hotel following the reviews I had read on Tripadvisor and so glad we did. The hotel is lovely, rooms are modern and very clean although the room we were allocated was too open plan for my liking. The bathroom and bedroom were separated by a dividing wall which was open on both ends and no door for privacy,... More 

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Dublin , Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed for 3 days . location fantastic for a tourist . short stroll to many attractions. buzzing area with loads to do + cafes , restaurants and shops . any attractions further away easily accessed via nearby sol + opera metro stops. hotel staff really helpful - nothing a problem . room modern + smart with balcony overlooking adjacent church... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At first sight, Hotel Francisco I doesn´t look like much. Small entrance in a pedestrian street. But as you go in, the friendly reception, the very confortable rooms and, most of all, the location will make you want to go back every time.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stayed at the Hotel Fancisco 1 while on a 4 day city break. The hotel is far better than you would expect from a two star it was spotlessly clean and we had lovely rooms (thank you kindly for the bottles of iced bubbly waiting in our rooms). This hotel is very convenient for all the major attractions... More 

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Hotel Francisco I

Address: c/ Arenal,15, 28013 Madrid, Spain
Region: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Centro , Sol
Price Range: $96 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Francisco I 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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#26 Romantic Hotel in Madrid
#40 Family Hotel in Madrid
#76 Business Hotel in Madrid
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“6th floor rooms where we stayed have roof terraces but facing private apartments with washing lines in view so recommend maybe rooms 608 +”
 of 5 bubbles WillTracy, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go for the top floor rooms – they come with a terrace.”
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 of 5 bubbles Adamc66, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a room 603 and it came with a nice rooftop patio.”
 of 5 bubbles 523kirab, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Dublin_IrelandSally, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All nice rooms !”
 of 5 bubbles leeo191, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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