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Martin and Rodrigo

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, russian

Architect's Gem, Very Quiet, WiFi, Tour, A/C.

53 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Madrid City Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Living room, 1 Bathroom, Complete Kitchen, Sleeps 4

This property's advantages are: WiFi, phone calls, a bottle of red wine, a walking tour and 24/7 assistance are included with every booking!

Free Trip Planning: Why don't head off to Segovia, Toledo or Barcelona for a day trip by high speed train? We're glad to help with the tickets.

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Ingeniously designed apartment in downtown Madrid, close to the major museums, 2 minutes to subway station, recently refurbished. Access to a 150 sq.m. stunning vine covered patio full of roses, plants and small trees. Free internet WiFi and national phone calls available during the whole stay. Apartment is located on second floor, accessible by an easy stair of 30 steps - check-in person will provide help with luggage.

Fully equipped open kitchen with sitting/preparing area/bar, living room with sofa-double-bed, bedroom with 2 single beds (36in x 84in / 0.90m x 2m) that can be pushed together to make for a double king size bed (72in × 84in / 1.80m × 2m), bathroom with washing machine and spacious walk-in shower.

To access the apartment you walk through a magical green patio full of flowers and shrubbery: romantic, quiet and still just a couple of minutes to all the places of interest that Madrid offers: Prado Museum, Reina Sofia Museum, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Plaza Mayor, el Rastro, Puerta del Sol, Gran Vía, several bars, restaurants, stores and entertainment venues - flamenco dance, clubs, and live show cafes.

Alternative museums like Casa Encendida, CaixaForum, Tabacalera and Matadero are strung in a 15 minutes walk radius.

Brand new and highly recommendable is Madrid Rio: the 650 ha. large and 10 km long park alongside the Manzanares river, where cyclists and families meet skateboarders and dog-walkers.

The apartment is easily and quickly accessible to the apartment by public transport: 2 subway lines (line 1 and 3), several bus stops; 4 guarded car parking facilities and a taxi stop 100 meters down the street.

The Atocha train station, where the AVE high speed train connects with several Spanish and French cities, is located within a 10 minutes walk.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Martin and Rodrigo (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, russian

About Martin and Rodrigo

With a positive attitude the world most probably will smile back at you.

I'm originally from Berlin, passed through New York and Hamburg, and ended up in sunny Spain - first Madrid, now Barcelona. Am trilingual deutsch, english, español.

My interests span from photography, saxophone and yoga to travelling and 24/7 networking - with favourite destinations from TYO, HKG, BOS and BOG to HAV, LON, BCN and BER.

When outside my city, I prefer to stay at private hosts, a stunningly efficient and fun way to connect and personalize one's trip.

The inside is the new outside.

Martin and Rodrigo purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Martin and Rodrigo chose Madrid City

I lived in this apartment for 9 years and recently moved to Barcelona.

With lots of experiences and recommendations up my sleeves, I am now renting out this fabulous 1BR+patio place and want to wish you a pleasant stay.

https://www.facebook.com/OlivarMadrid

What makes this apartment unique

Telephone calls and WiFi are included in any booking. The vine covered courtyard is at your disposal, to enjoy your favourite beverage after a long day in the city.

Lavapiés is a historic and authentic district, that is known for its bohemian, artistic and multicultural environment.

Downhill at the Plaza Lavapiés the Carrefour supermarket and closeby Mercados Antón Martín and San Fernando provide you with groceries.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wer Madrid erkunden möchte, ist in dieser Wohnung gut aufgehoben. Diese liegt ideal und zentral. Je nach Marsch ist man vom Bahnhof „Atocha“ bis zur Wohnung in 15 bis 20 Min. zu erreichen. Etwa 10 Min. entfernt ist man auf dem Platz „Puerta del sol“ und somit ist man mitten in der City. Wer an einem Sonntag sich dort aufhellt, der ist in unmittelbarer Nähe vom „el rastro“ (Typischer Trödelmarkt). Eine Karte für das öffentliche Verkehrsmittelnetz braucht man wirklich nicht, da alles ganz schell zu Fuß erreichen ist. Lebensmittel kann man in ca. 100 Meter im Supermarkt holen, der alle 7 Tage die Woche offen hat.



Die Wohnung ist voll ausgestattet und wer noch Zusatzinfo brauch, kann jeder Zeit den netten Besitzer kontaktieren, der umgehend mit der Lösung oder Tipp über den Festnetzanschluss sich meldet. Außerdem bekommt man bei Zusage reichhaltige Info vom Vermieter.



Da die Wohnung über einen Innenhof zu erreichen ist, kann man die Ruhe genießen da man vom Außenleben nichts mitbekommt.



Fazit, eine Wohnung zu empfehlen.



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Those wishing to explore Madrid, this is the best apartment. This is ideally and centrally situated. Depending on the march is to be reached in 15 to 20 min from Atocha trains station. About 10 minutes away you are on the pitch, " Puerta del Sol " and thus it is in the middle of the City. Who brightens on a Sunday there, which is very close to the " El Rastro " (typical flea market). You don't really need a card for the public transport, because everything is ringing within walking distance. The supermarket is just about 100 meters, open 7 days a week.



The apartment is fully equipped and who still need additional info, you can contact the friendly owner, who will give you a solution or tip over the fixed line immediately, at any time. You also get rich and usefull information from the owner.



Since the apartment is accessed via a courtyard , you can enjoy the serenity as the outdoor life doesn't pass through.



Conclusion: I would recommend this apartment.
Mar 2014
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Reviews

4.7
based on 53 traveler reviews

Architect's Gem, Very Quiet, WiFi, Tour, A/C.
average rating of 4.735849 based on 56 reviews
Invermere, BC, Canada
4

Madrid Property

  • 4 of 5

This property fit our needs very well. We wanted a central location as we were taking day trips out of Madrid for the most part of our stay. The location was excellent for walking to the tour meeting sites and to all the central highlights of museums and historical centres. The property itself was clean, comfortable, and very well appointed for travellers. A huge surprise to us was that the property was at the back of the building (passing through a very pleasant courtyard to access the apartment), which was extremely nice for soundproofing the city noises out. Groceries were easily accessible. Metro is very close by. Great stay!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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4

Great location, polite owners

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for the weekend and very much enjoyed the area and found the apartment very comfortable. The location is very central, and Rodrigo and Martin made every effort to ensure we enjoyed our stay - from food and bar recommendations before we arrived to a bottle of wine upon arrival, to checking in during our stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

Appartement très calme et bien situé

  • 5 of 5

L'appartement est proche des principales choses à visiter. Tout peut se faire à pied, le cas échéant le métro est en bas de la rue.

Il est très calme et donne sur une cour.

De nombreux restaurants sont situés autour de l'appartement ainsi qu'un supermarché Carrefour en bas de la rue au niveau de la station de métro.

L'appartement est propre et bien équipé : cafetières, dont une à dosette, bouilloire, micro ondes, grille pain, vaisselle en quantité suffisante, télévision et wifi. Les lits sont confortables.

Nous avons été très bien accueillis. Martin et Rodrigo sont très disponibles pour leur hôtes, ainsi que pour les conseiller.

Je recommande cet appartement sans réserve.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

Very comfortable and convenient

  • 5 of 5

We walked everywhere - convenient to the major tourist sites. The apartment was quiet and comfortable for 2. In a "real" neighborhood, which felt quite safe. A large supermarket nearby. Well-lit streets and lots of people out at night. We would come back to this apartment.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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5

The property and location was perfect, ideal for our needs, clean, well maintained and furnished.

  • 5 of 5

Having a daughter and her family who live in the Lavapies community, and having visited her in this location for several years, we were looking for our own "space" that would allow us to spend family time together and retreat to our own apartment when needed. Rodrigo and Martin's apartment was the perfect solution. The space is very typically small-normal for Europe, perfect for a couple or a single, in a convenient location to many of Madrid's cultural and dining opportunities and has many of the amenities of one's own home. It is well maintained and furnished and Rodrigo and Martin are readily available to answer any questions that come up. From first contact and reservation, through our planning for the trip, the welcome greeting and orientation to the apartment by Martin, email or phone checks to insure our satisfaction during our stay, and the pre-check out meeting with Rodrigo, ALL contacts and communication were personal and professional and non-intrusive. We were immediately at ease and comfortable which allowed us to enjoy ourselves and our family without worry or concern. We have every intention of returning to visit our daughter and hope that we can again coordinate our planning around the availability of the property. THANK YOU, THANK YOU Rodrigo and Martin.....for your hospitality and availing your property to guests such as my wife and I. We hope to see you again in the near future. Richard and Sally, Central Coast of California

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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5

Great central place in Madrid!

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our time here. It's so convenient for going to the Prado, Sofia, Thyssen, Royal Palace, etc. The neighborhood is quaint. Martin was very gracious and helpful. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Map

The Prado Museum
"When the Prado was commissioned by King Carlos III in 1785, it was meant to be a natural sci..."
Gaudeamus Café
"Not only can you have superb cocktails on a downtown roof terrace at very affordable dinero,..."
farmacia lavapies
"The closest pharmacy to the flat is downhill on Plaza Lavapiés at the right hand corner - wi..."
Plaza Mayor
"Not only will you find the tourist information office, where walking tours start, on this hi..."
Parque del Buen Retiro
"1,4 km2 for the perfect retreat from the metropolis' buzz. Relaxing, picknicking, rowing on ..."
Nearest Airport
18 Kilometres
Madrid Adolfo Suarez
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Bar Olivar 54
Nearest Golf
10.5 Kilometres
Club de Campo Villa de Madrid
Nearest Train
1.3 Kilometres
Atocha Station
Nearest Motorway
2.1 Kilometres
M30 Highway
Nearest Restaurant
180 Metres
Shapla Indian Restaurant
Nearest Ski
58 Kilometres
Puerto de Navacerrada
Nearest Beach
350 Kilometres
Valencia Malvarrosa
Car: not necessary

Coordinates: 40.4099, -3.7016

Just 2 minutes to subway station, and only 10-25 minutes to all the places of interest that Madrid offers: Prado Museum, Reina Sofia Museum, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Plaza Mayor, el Rastro, Puerta del Sol, Gran Vía, several bars, restaurants, stores and entertainment venues - flamenco dance, clubs, and live show cafes.

Alternative museums like Casa Encendida, CaixaForum, Tabacalera and Matadero are strung in a 15 minutes walk radius.

Brand new and highly recommendable is Madrid Rio: the 650 ha. large and 10 km long park alongside the Manzanares river, where cyclists and families meet skateboarders and dog-walkers.

The apartment is easily and quickly accessible to the apartment by public transport: 2 subway lines (line 1 and 3), several bus stops; 4 guarded car parking facilities and a taxi stop 100 meters down the street.

The Atocha train station, where the AVE high speed train connects with several Spanish and French cities, is located within a 10 minutes walk.

You might want to get active playing tennis at the community tennis court in the Retiro Park, skateboarding along the Madrid Rio Park or simply roof terrace hopping and cocktail sipping at the Hotel ME, Hotel Room Mate Oscar; Gaudeamus Cafe or Casa Encendida.

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Rates & Availability

Madrid Center Apartment Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$80
$546
$2,074
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $112
Cleaning $33

Check-in after 3 pm.
Check-out before 11 am.
Check-in after 9 pm comes with an additional fee of 30€.

Please refrain from organizing parties, as the whole building is very quiet.
In order to respect future guests, smoking is only allowed in the courtyard.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Madrid City Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , Wide and spacious shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Independent room with two twin beds, can be placed together
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Very comfortable BoConcept sofa bed for two people
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
WiFi, National Telephone Calls and 24/7 assistance are included with every booking! Fully equipped open kitchen with sitting/preparing area, living room with sofa-double-bed, bedroom with double king size bed (72in × 84in / 1.80m × 2m) or 2 single beds, bathroom with washing machine and spacious walk-in shower. To access the apartment you walk trough a stunning vine tree covered patio full of flowers and shrubbery: magical, quiet and still just a couple of minutes to all the places of interest that Madrid offers: Prado Museum, Reina Sofia Museum, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Plaza Mayor, el Rastro, Puerta del Sol, Gran Vía, several bars, restaurants, stores and entertainment venues - flamenco dance, clubs, and live show cafes. Alternative museums like Casa Encendida, CaixaForum and Matadero are strung in a 15 minutes walk radius.

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