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Richard

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish

Old city centre, Walk Everywhere, great bars, restaurants on the doorstep

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights

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Overview

Malasaña Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

A refurbish, very central Madrid apartment in an historic building of about 200 years old & fully restored a few years ago. Separate Bedroom with double memory foam bed, There'salso a large comfy sofa bed in the lounge. Fully equiped with eveything you'll need. Sheets & Towels provided. This apartment is fantastically located, walking distance from just about all points of interest. Just 2 minutes to Metro (tribunal, line 1 & 10)

Half an hour on the Metro from the airport, great neighbourhood, check out wikipedia on Malasaña. Some of the best tapas bars in Madrid on the doorstep.

Keywords: flat, piso, apartamento, central, centrico

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Richard (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish

About Richard

Hi, I'm Richard, I'm English & have been living in Madrid for over 20 years. I greet my guests personally & will be more than happy to talk about places of interest, restaurants or anything you want to know. have been letting rental properties for a number of years, please see my listing on vrbo 177293 to see some guests comments

Richard purchased this apartment in 1999

Why Richard chose Madrid City

Great location in the heart of Madrids coolest "malasaña" district, bright apartment in a restored historic building, very central. 2 minutes from 2 Metro sations & walking distance from just about everything.

What makes this apartment unique

Fantastic bars & restaurants just by the apartment, quiet enogh for a good nights sleep but in the heart of things.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(79 traveler reviews)
Old city centre, Walk Everywhere, great bars, restaurants on the doorstep
average rating of 4.6962028 based on 79 reviews
4

Good!

  • 4 of 5

Location the best, clean , facilities good. Three things need improvement: the fridge(cooler not functioning) ; owner must advice customers that the apartment in IN THE THIRD FLOOR with 60 steps to climb in a very narrow and steep stairway ; thirdly, the graffiti in the main door is "shocking". Thanks, dr Edrick Lopez Enriquez

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

This apartment is in a great location. It is a short walk to the Madrid metro station, where you can easily ride to all the important sites. There is a city park at the end of the block, where there is lots of places to shop and eat. The week end we were there, the park was really lively. Music played late into the night. The apartment is small and basic. There are lots of steps to the apartment.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

We took the metro from the airport to Tribunal station, which was very easy and gave us a sense of how central the location is. The area is fantastic with lots of small businesses, plazas, and just generally great walking area to anywhere in Old Madrid. Easy to stroll Calle Fuencarral to Gran Via and on to Sol, Plaza Mayor and other sights. The owner, Richard, met us at the apartment and gave us both apartment and neighborhood info. We loved the apartment and the size and scale of it, everything you need but compact. We shopped daily and prepared simple meals, made our coffee with the wonderfully efficient stovetop espresso maker in the kitchen- it felt totally comfortable and like home. We used the washing machine and hung our laundry out on clothesline provided in central open area of the building (clothespins available under the sink). Downsides not many, but hot water needs a temperature regulator, while Richard warned about the scalding water, it is too easy to burn yourself. Also bedroom doesn't get light and feels closed in - we tied back curtain to let some natural light in through the glass blocks, bathroom has two existing lights over sink that did not have bulbs but should have.

Overall this place worked well for us. We had booked a 9-day stay and weren't disappointed. We would definitely recommend it.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Διαμερισμα στο κεντρο της Μαδριτης

  • 4 of 5

Μειναμε σε αυτο το διαμερισμα το πρωτο Σαββατοκυριακο του Φεβρουαριου 2016.Ειμαστε ενα ζευγαρι με ενα παιδι 10 ετων.Γενικα ειμαστε ευχαριστημενοι απο την διαμονη μας,ο Ritchard (ο ιδιοκτητης) ηταν ευγενεστατος,το διαμερισμα βρισκεται στην καρδια της Μαδριτης,υπαρχει η σταση του μετρο σε αποσταση 300 μετρων.Το διαμερισμα ειναι στον δευτερο οροφο μιας παλιας πολυκατοικιας .Θα ελεγα οτι μενοντας εκει,κατα καποιον τροπο "ζεις"μαζι με τους κατοικους της πολης,δεν ειναι μια τυπικη ,αποστειρωμενη διαμονη σε ενα ξενοδοχειο..Ο υποψηφιος ενοικιαστης θα πρεπει να ξερει οτι δεν υπαρχει ασανσερ και οτι οι σκαλες , χωρις να ειναι ιδιαιτερα κουραστικες,ειναι λιγο στενες και σιγουρα προβληματικες για ατομα με καποια αναπηρια. Επισης, η θερμανση βασιζεται αποκλειστικα σε ενα air condition .Με τις θερμοκρασιες που επικρατουσαν κατα την διαμονη μας( 2-10c )

,ηταν ΟΚ.

Τα μονα αρνητικα που θα μπορουσα να αναφερω ειναι μια ελαφρως ενοχλητικη μυρωδια (μαλλον ηταν απο τον κλιματισμο),και το κυριοτερο, το πολυ ολισθηρο πατωμα του μπανιου. Νομιζω οτι ο φιλος Richard θα επρεπε να κανει κατι απλο για να αποφυγει καποιο ατυχημα.

Επισης να αναφερω οτι στο ισογειο του κτιριου κανουν Ταυλανδεζικο μασσαζ .Δεν καταφεραμε να το δοκιμασουμε κατα την διαμονη μας γιατι ηταν απαραιτητη κρατηση καποιες μερες πριν.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Fantastic location

  • 4 of 5

Great little apartment in a Real Madrid neighbourhood. Close to everything! It is three floors up with no lift. Fine for us.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfy and convenient

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with a friend for 2 nights as we passed through Madrid. We paid the flat 30€ rate from the airport. The housekeeper met us to let us in. It is in a nice residential neighborhood that is close to a metro. We regularly walked down to Puerta del Sol. Overall a nice stay. Using the bedroom plus the pull-out sofa worked well for us.

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Malasaña Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Bargain week
Nov 7 2016 - Nov 14 2016
7 night minimum stay
$34
 
 
December special
Dec 12 2016 - Dec 22 2016
4 night minimum stay
$45
 
 
January sales
Jan 2 2017 - Jan 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
$958
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$73
$507
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Rates are based on up to 2 guests, additional guests are charged at 5€/night per extra guest

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Malasaña Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

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