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PLAZA MAYOR LOFT: Stay in genuine Madrid.

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Unique refurbished LOFT located on PLAZA MAYOR. On Madrid's most emblematic square, with 2 BALCONIES over the Renaissance quartet. Feel the taste of centuries below you.

If you stay anywhere else in the city, you'll find yourselves walking everyday to this area.

Guests love this loft!: please check reviews. It was refurbished taking advantage of the 3.6m ceilings and 150 years old wooden beams. Result is a modernist space with lots of character.

Location: Plaza Mayor is the center of historic Madrid. Dates from early XVI and was finished in 1790. The area was closest to the court, and referred as 'los Austrias', has stone paved charming passages, elegant palaces and squares.

You are just a short walk away to the Royal Palace, lively La Latina, Opera Theatre, central hub Sol, and Gran Vía. Remarkable modernist Mercado de San Miguel, is just right on the corner, where you can taste gourmet tapas and best Spanish wines.

Fast connection from the airport to central hub Sol. At least 3 metro stations within 5 minutes walking distance. Four supermarkets and a wide range of restaurants in the block.

Inside, ceilings are 3,6 m high which gives a great sensation of airiness and all-day-long luminosity. The space is configured in a total open plan, with 1 sleeping loft upstairs (double size bed), a full integrated kitchen (induction cook top, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, microwave, grill, coffee machine...all inside), a big dressing room and an elegant black bathroom paved with modernist arabesque tiles.

Large table as the dining room siting up to six people. Cinema at home: video projector and HI FI equipment. (Where else do you get that?). Just plug in your smart Phone to enjoy the sound system. Two large leather sofas, and double air conditioning.


-Double AC and heater

-TV with DVD player

-Wi-Fi for free. Fast!

-Real HI-FI Sound system. Just plug in your I Phone.

-White towels, white duvet, bed linens

-Induction Cook top. Fast!

-Blender, Microwave/ Grill

-Washer and some washing powder


-Small fridge with freezer.


-Espresso Coffee maker

-Vacuum cleaner

-Hair dryer

-Drying clothes rack

-Baby cot under demand

-Enjoy the nice art and traveling books library.

-Sugar, coffee, olive oil...for your first breakfast.

Brand new refurbished, is fully equipped on a fine and minimalist design, careful elegant lightning, decorated with vintage mirrors and fine art photos on the wall. Raw materials are enhanced: oak floor, the remarkable 150 years old restored wooden beams and entrance door. The outlook is that of a simply tasteful space.

If you plan to stay for months, it is specially conceived to work at home, with its large wooden table, flawless fast WI-FI, lots of natural light and a comfortable leather office chair (not seen on pics). Finally, please note there is no elevator in the building.

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Plaza Mayor Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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PLAZA MAYOR LOFT: Stay in genuine Madrid.
average rating of 4.76 based on 25 reviews

Feels like home in a central location

  • 4 of 5

This apartment was very spacious and immaculately clean. The layout was perfect for one person or a couple and there was no noise from adjacent apartments. There was plenty of storage and hangers in the closet, much appreciated for a week long stay. It had all of the necessary amenities. The location was central and you can walk everywhere from this apartment. No need to take a metro. The same central location next to Plaza Mayor was the one big drawback. Drunk partiers would be loud and shouting until 12:30am most every night and even an event with a microphone until 2:30am on the Saturday night of my stay. The owner is right about the windows blocking out most the noise but the other quarter not blocked did keep me up at night. I am a night owl so I just changed my sleeping habits to going to bed at 1 or 2am and getting up at 8am with the late sunrise. If you are someone that goes out late, this apartment will work just fine and you have a short walk home. If you are early to bed and early to rise this location so close to Plaza Mayor will be a problem.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Cadre agréable et situation idéale pour visiter Madrid.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoy living as a true madrileño/a in a charming, yet modern, apartment!

  • 5 of 5

This was my first visit to España and it could not have been better or more memorable. The most amazing part of my experience was the ability to feel like a native in Madrid as a tourist: a true madrileña in the Plaza Mayor Loft. The modern, clean apartment is in a charming, old, gorgeous building ten steps from La Plaza Mayor. I felt right at home with all of the conveniences of my home city's apartment (dishwasher, shower with great water pressure, heat, etc.) but with the added Spanish touches of history in the high ceilings, wooden beams, and friendly neighbors. The location is also safe and I felt great coming and going at all hours of the day and night. I was greeted at the apartment by one of the Dreamstays team members and she took the time to share not only all about the top sites to see in the city but also the lesser-known special traditions and neighborhoods. I was able to explore them all as this apartment is centrally located for walks or subway rides to all places. Jose is wonderfully responsive and helpful and it's been a pleasure working with Dreamstays on this Plaza Mayor Loft vacation. If I am in Madrid again, I will stay here! I recommend this apartment to everyone. Enjoy!!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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amazing apartment in Madrid

  • 5 of 5

Awesome apartment right next to Plaza Mayor, and less than a minute from the Mercador de San Miguel and dozens of great little bars and cafes, it is a wonderful foodie's spot! The apartment has been beautifully renovated near the top of an old 1550's building, full of character and modern amenities. If you are adverse to climbing, the stairs may well be a challenge, but it is well worth it for the location and comfort. This was our best find in Spain, and we'll definitely go back again

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing apartment in the heart of Madrid!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing apartment in the heart of Madrid, just a minute away from Mercador De San Miguel, and right on the steps of Plaza Mayor. It's about 20 minutes walk from the Prado, and perfectly located for all your needs. Located in an old building dating back to the 1550's, it has old world charm, but the apartment is beautifully restored and renovated to perfectly meet all new world expectations, with a great kitchen, lovely bathroom, and wonderful lounge space, and all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay, for a few days or a few weeks!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and value

  • 4 of 5

Great location, just outside of Plaza Mayor and walkable to most attractions (Palace, museums, etc.). The stairs are a real issue to be aware of. They are a little challenging and can be a problem if you have a lot of heavy bags or don't feel up to the effort. We managed without too much trouble and being high up really reduced any street noise issues. The place could use a some updating. Linens and dishes are a little worn. Good value for a traveler looking for a central location at a good price who is willing to do a little work and doesn't mind a few rough edges.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your words. They help us improve. I am Jose, the owner and glad to hear you enjoyed the special location. Indeed, Plaza Mayor in Madrid is like the Coliseum in Rome, its major attraction. Very few apartments are located right there. Buildings on Plaza Mayor date from late XVIII onwards, so there were no elevators installed. However, this loft has been recently full renovated. Some premium amenities are also rare on apartments: dishwasher, video projector, HI-Fi equipment, double glazed sound proof windows. We have replaced linens and dishes following your advice. Thanks again. Jose.
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Property Manager

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian
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Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018


We are Jose and Meyling, and we love Madrid, this lively city with so much to offer.

When hosting, we care!. Just as we'd like to be treated: you'll have a warm and smooth 'check in', and you'll find just-as-depicted spaces, ready from loving cleaning staff.

DREAMSTAYS APARTMENTS purchased this apartment in 2011


We created DreamStays with a handful selection of apartments, because we love hosting!. Glad to give you recommendations not shown in the guide!.

What makes this apartment unique

Boutique, full of character lofts that make the difference with the other apartments in the city. Unique centrally located on Madrid's landmarks as Plaza Mayor and Plaza Chueca, with lots of natural light from the balconies. No shadowy courtyards here. The area where you want to be when visiting the city.


Imagine staying over the 1790s Plaza Mayor Arch and feeling the centuries of history flowing beneath you as you walk through cobblestone paved streets. A modern designer loft with exposed wooden beams and 3.6m high ceilings. Experience simple elegance on Madrid’s most emblematic square. Let your inspiration flow.

This amazing loft offer the unique opportunity to reside in the historic building of Madrid's Plaza Mayor. Constructed in the early 17th century, and restored in 1790, the Plaza is the heart of the 'old city' or referred as Austrian Madrid, and it is perhaps the most beautiful plaza in Spain. Within walking distance are both the Royal Theatre and the Royal Palace, as well as the charming, turn of the 20th century market of San Miguel. Turning in the other direction, guests will find popular Plaza de Santa Ana where they can sit at a terrace or just minutes away they will find themselves in the heart of Madrid's tapas district on Cava Baja.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $122.8
Cleaning $79.82

During Easter and Gay Pride festivities: 20% rate increase.

We will personally take care of all details by check in at the apartment address: handing keys and giving required explanations.
Security Deposit will be refunded 24h after check out.

Late check in (after 22.00h) fee: 25€. Early check in (before 15h) or late check out (after 11h) fee might be applicable: 25€. Key replacement fee 50€.

We'll be happy to provide our area guides and many insider tips!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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