Announcing the best views of ancient Madrid! The two balconies of Bright Latina offer stunning views of the of San Andres Baroque dome, in the middle of the La Latina historic district. Light has a truly Mediterranean feel here, especially at dusk and dawn.
Romantic and stylish, this apartment is a perfect complement to the La Latina area’s atmosphere. Many of our departing guests have said, “I want to live here!”
LOCATION is its highlight. La Latina area and Cava Baja Street is well known for its tapas bars and restaurants (modern Spanish or international cuisine). Just behind Plaza Mayor, and within 7-9 minutes’ walk from the Royal Palace, Sol and Gran Via. Famous Rastro Market is also here: vintage furniture, old taverns and tapas bars... with all the castizo style from ancient Madrid.
INSIDE THE APARTMENT
Witness how light fills the entire space. Truly an apartment for dreamers. Imagine leisurely sipping your Rioja wine on the balcony, just before sunset.
The cute living room has one balcony, gorgeous side tables from the 1950s, a dining table with 3 Eames chairs, a sleeper sofa for 2 people, 32' Plasma TV, and a framed map of Madrid. A feeling of warmth is created by restored wood elements on the floors, windows, shutters, and entrance door.
The master bedroom benefits from the same Mediterranean light and views through its balcony. It is fitted with a 1.5m bed, spacious closet, 2 oak wood tables from the 1940s, a beautiful orange headboard, and 2 photographs from Asia. No wonder this is the most photogenic bedroom in all of DreamStays.
The private full bathroom includes a bathtub/shower to let you take all the time in the world, and the separated kitchen has everything you could possibly need, including a family refrigerator/freezer and washing machine. The collapsible table with stools is useful to hang and chat during coffee time. (See Amenities).
Up to 4 people. Both beds are separated from each other, and the bedroom has a door. The bathroom is accessible from the living room, which contains a second bed in the form of a sleeper sofa for 2 people. An air bed is also available.
Convenient for longer stays. Please, note that the building has no elevator, but it is on a 3rd floor.
ABOUT THE AREA
No less than metro 3 stations within minutes walk. you won't need public transportation, as you can walk to most attractions.
WALKING DISTANCES to some landmarks:
-Rastro Market: 3 minutes
-Famous Cava Baja tapas bars and restaurants: 2 minutes.
-Plaza Mayor: 5 minutes.
-Sol: 9 minutes.
-Almudena Cathedral: 7 minutes
-Royal Palace: 7 minutes.
-Sabatini Royal Gardens: 9 minutes.
-Find supermarkets all along Calle Toledo, 3 minutes
The neighbourhood of La Latina is known as the Austrian or the Habsburg Madrid, it is the oldest part of town, the medieval and Renaissance Madrid. Its name comes from the Austrian Habsburg dynasty, which reigned in Spain until 1700 and to which belongs to the important kings Philip II and Carlos I. The zone incorporates the small streets around the Calle Mayor, the Plaza de la Villa, where you find the City Council, the plaza de la Paja and the Plaza Mayor.
This neighborhood has a charm that makes it a favourite of both tourists and the local people of Madrid. It is one of the neighbourhoods that provides the richest sense of authenticity and the real identity of Madrid. It is also surrounded, without the need for long journeys, with a long list of museums, cinemas, theatres and emblematic monuments where you can experience the culture of Madrid, both rich and varied.
From the Iglesia de San Francisco el Grande you can go all the way to the Carrera de San Francisco. The Plaza San Andrés is dominated by the dome of the chapel of San Isidro, which houses the museum of the same name. The museum shows much of the history of Madrid, from its beginnings as a fortress to its birth as a Muslim metropolis.
The street Cava Baja, close to here, has excellent restaurants, among them the renowned Lucio. In the Plaza de la Cebada, originally the local market, which was demolished in 1956 and rebuilt as we see it today. From there, look for the calle Almendro and the famous tavern with the same name. Not far away is Plaza de Cascorro, in the heart of the popular street there is a Sunday market held, the Rastro: the outdoor market well known throughout Spain, which takes place every Sunday.