Hostal Ballesta - Madrid

C/Ballesta 5, Madrid, Spain, 28004  show map
 2 stars
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Hostal Ballesta - Madrid

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator
Meeting facilities

Business center

Overview

The contemporary Hostal Ballesta is situated in the center of Madrid close to Prado Museum, Madrid and Teatro de Madrid. The building was renovated in 2009.

The property boasts unbeatable location minutes away from Atocha train station. Hostal Ballesta lies within a 10-minute walk from the center of Madrid.

This hotel is placed in Madrid City Centre district, known for a palace and a museum.

Guests will find themselves a 5-minute stroll from Chueca subway station. The hotel is set 15 minutes' drive from Barajas airport.

Rooms

Hostal Ballesta offers 35 rooms fitted with a laptop safe, complimentary Wi-Fi, a writing table, a patio and a wardrobe for a comfortable stay in Madrid. They also comprise en suite bathrooms appointed with a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

International meals are served at the restaurant. Guests may find the pizzeria La Tasquita de Enfrente within 50 meters from the venue.

Services

The hotel offers an elevator, a baggage storage and a vending machine as well as a business centre, computers and printers for guests' comfort.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   35.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Vending machines
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 1 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

C/Ballesta 5, Madrid, Spain, 28004

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City Center
  • Madrid
    1000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Atocha's Train Station
    1.1 mi
  • Atocha Train Station
    1.1 mi
Underground stations
  • Gran Via Station
    700 ft
  • Callao
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • La Tasquita de Enfrente
    100 ft
  • Public (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Bolonia Beach
    1900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    35

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Rooms and availability

Shared Bathroom Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Hostal Ballesta photos Room
Twin Room
  • Room size:

    140 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Roll in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Double Room (Without Breakfast)

Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Hostal Ballesta photos Room
Standard Triple Room
  • Room size:

    185 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|TRIPLE STANDARD

Standard Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Hostal Ballesta Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Downtown400 ft
  • Puerto del Sol1400 ft
  • Plaza Mayor1400 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center700 ft

Places of interest

  • plaza maria soledad acosta400 ft
  • El oso y el madroño1700 ft
  • La Puerta del Sol1700 ft
  • Casa del Ratoncito Pérez1700 ft
  • Puerta del Sol Madrid1700 ft
  • Discoteca Palace Madrid1700 ft
  • Plaza Castilla1700 ft
  • Plaza Mayor et Puerta del sol1700 ft
  • Edificio METROPOLI1700 ft

Convention centers

  • Madrid Convention Center1400 ft

Shopping areas

  • Fnac1000 ft
  • Fnac1000 ft
  • El Corte Ingles1400 ft

Amusement

  • cortylandia1400 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando1700 ft
  • Museo de Historia1700 ft

Theaters

  • Lope de Vega Theatre1400 ft

Underground stations

  • Gran Via Station400 ft
  • Callao700 ft
  • Santo Domingo Metro Station1000 ft
  • Chueca1400 ft
  • Tribunal1700 ft
  • Sol1700 ft

Local attractions

  • Queen Sofia Arts Center 1.0 mi
    Santa Isabel, 52, Madrid
  • Atocha Railroad Station 1.0 mi
    Glorieta del Emperador Carlos V., Madrid
  • La Casa Encendida1.1 mi
    Ronda Valencia, 2, Madrid
  • Retiro Park 1.2 mi
    Between C. Alfonso XII and Avenida de Menendez Pelayo, Madrid
  • Sorolla Museum1.1 mi
    37 General Martinez Campos, Madrid

Near the hotel

  • La Latina500 ft
    MadridSpain
  • Houdini700 ft
    C/Fuencarral 21, Madrid
  • La Central de Callao1100 ft
    Postigo de San Martin 8, Madrid
  • Acuarium de Madrid1300 ft
    C/Maestro Victoria 8, Madrid
  • Church of San Antonio de los Alemanes500 ft
    Corredera Baja de San Pablo, 16, Madrid
  • Chueca900 ft
    MadridSpain
  • Santa Ana1200 ft
    MadridSpain

Restaurants nearby

  • La Tasquita de Enfrente100 ft

    Address: Calle Ballesta, 6
    Phone: +34 915325449

    65% likes this, based on 145 reviews

  • Al Cuadrado Taglio Bar100 ft

    Address: Calle Ballesta 10
    Phone: 915213515

    71% likes this, based on 15 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian
    Price Range: USD 11 - USD 34

  • Taberna Agrado100 ft

    Address: C/ Ballesta, 1

    70% likes this, based on 43 reviews
    Cuisine: Spanish

  • Public200 ft

    Address: Desengano, 11
    Phone: 91.701.01.76

    50% likes this, based on 185 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean

  • Restaurante Casa Perico100 ft

    Address: Calle De La Ballesta, 16
    Phone: +34 915328176

    50% likes this, based on 30 reviews
    Cuisine: Spanish

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    35

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Hostal Ballesta Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hostal Ballesta

Average guest rating

8.2out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 1015 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    6.2

    It is very central.

    I did not have hot water in the morning and there were some prostitutes in the surrounding streets.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Clean, well furnished hotel, friendly helpful staff.

    Good Value Hotel but definitely not in a family-friendly location. Tacky red light district.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Very affable personnel, settling probably round the clock. In numbers there is an Internet.

    There is refrigerator or a minibar, and as no conditioner (only the fan). Nearby to hotel there are prostitutes, the truth it not so confused us.

  • Couple
    9.6

    The location of Hostal Ballesta was great. We were very central and the staff was very helpful. As this was our last stop in Spain, it was also great that we could utilize the printers and wifi at the hotel. Lastly, there was very good value for this hotel.

    there was a lot of construction going on and could be noisy at times. Luckily, the construction took place during working hours.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    We spend there 6 instead of 3 nights because of the bad ash cloud in Europe. They helped us with calling the airline, the use of the free internet computers and the possibility of booking each day for another day. The nice lounge was a good meeting place now and then to have a chat with other guests. Compliments to all the boys at the frontdesk!!!

    The room was small, a little dark but good value for money. Exactly what we were looking for.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    Good location, close to metro Gran Via and Callao. Nice and clean room but not good view. Free internet and wi-fi.

  • Single
    8.2

    Nice new modern hostal, very clean rooms and new furniture. Staff very friendly and helpful. Location very central and great place to stay to explore the city.

    Room was quite small and i could hear if someone was having a shower or running water in the next rooms bathroom. It wasn't too bad and you couldn't hear anything but can be bit noisy.

  • Couple
    8.8

    Great location, good price. However, the room is a little bit tight.

  • Couple
    9.2

    It was pleasant. Had free internet and printing station. Big room. 24Hour reception. Wi Fi

    On redlight district. A bit noisey at night.

  • Single
    7.8

    Quite cheap, comfortable enough beds, enough room/bathroom space, a desk, and in a silent location.

    The rooms are a bit sound communicant between them and corridors, but if no noisy neighbors no problem. Air conditioning flows strait to the head of the bed.

  • Couple
    8.8

    Staff were very friendly and helpful. Good facilities. Very central location. Nice rooms.

    A 'double' room was just two single (very firm) beds pushed together (each with single covers). Other reviews mention prostitutes on the street but I hardly noticed them and they were totally harmless.

  • Single
    9.4

    That it is close to Prado Museum. The Aircondition.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Its modern look!

    Actually it is not the hotel itself but its location. Although very central it is found in a red light district.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The staff were very helpful. Overall, it was excellent value for money and we would definitely stay at the Hostal Ballesta again.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Centrally located, comfortable

    24 - 7 prostitutes in the street

How to reach hotel

hotel Hostal Ballesta - Madrid Madrid location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

C/Ballesta 5, Madrid, Spain, 28004

Get directions
City Center
  • Madrid
    1000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Atocha's Train Station
    1.1 mi
  • Atocha Train Station
    1.1 mi
Underground stations
  • Gran Via Station
    700 ft
  • Callao
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • La Tasquita de Enfrente
    100 ft
  • Public (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Bolonia Beach
    1900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    35

Hotel Awards

SpanishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedMadridHostal Ballesta

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in Spain

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