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Hostal Ballesta - Madrid

2 star Hostal Madrid

Calle Ballesta 5 - Madrid

1-877-662-6988
Price starting from 60 .00
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In the Gran Via area of the city, under 500 meters from Convent de las Descalzas Reales and San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Hostal Ballesta is a great-priced central Madrid hostal with free wifi.

Location of Hostal Ballesta

In addition to being near the metro/underground and near the train station, Puerta del Sol, Teatro Alfil, Plaza de Callao and Fuencarral Market are not far. Other points of interest include Lope de Vega Theatre and El Oso y el Madrono.

Internet

Free high-speed (wired) Internet access is available.

Amenities

Your Madrid hostal has 35 rooms. You can also find tour/ticket assistance, luggage storage and an elevator (lift).

Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 7.6 Good
Based on 27 hotel reviews © 2014 Venere.com

The staff is great. Always welcoming and ready to help.

Venere Guest, Argentina
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Check Availability at Hostal Ballesta

Book by phone 1-877-214-4288
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Hostal Facilities at Ballesta

  • Lift/elevator
  • Air conditioning
  • Entire property is non-smoking
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Shuttle service
  • City tour
  • Multilingual staff
  • Newspapers
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Luggage room
  • TV Lounge
  • Internet/Email services

Know before you go

  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
  • Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
It is necessary to inform the hotel of your arrival time.

Policy

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Hostal Ballesta is also known as

Hostal Ballesta
Hostal Ballesta Hotel
Hostal Ballesta Madrid
Hostal Ballesta Hotel Madrid

8.1

Clean

6.0

Location

5.9

Quiet

7.2

Spacious

7.5

Service

Ballesta Hostal reviews

8.7 Excellent
  • December 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

very good hotel!

7.8 Good
  • October 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Israel

Great location in central Madrid. Hotel was clean and good value. Staff was very helpful but speak only Spanish.

6.0 Fair
  • July 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

Very nousy, next door was a club that had loud music till 4am most days!!! Also, corridors are noisy as the sound travels easily and there sounded like a washing machine in a cupboard next to our door! Good location, cheap, clean but noisy.

7.0 Good
  • February 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • IT

The hotel is really good value for money. Madrid's main street is within walking distance; there are 2 tube stations each one at about 3 mins walk from it and rooms are clean and spacious. Not the best surrounding ever, but not annoying at all. Worth noticing: the area is very safe, police is always around. Enjoy!

8.8 Excellent
  • May 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

I stayed for one night en route to another part of Spain, and one night again on the way back, in May 2010 and was impressed. Great value; clean, comfortable and very central with three free computers in reception and free printing - so you can print your boarding pass. Within walking distance of most places a tourist would want to visit; plenty of hot water; under floor heating; free safe deposit box. Ok so it is in the red light district, but even as a single woman I felt completely safe. I recommend the Hostal Ballesta and will definitely book again for my next visit to Madrid.

5.4 Ordinary
  • July 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

the hotel is in the centre of madrid, on the back of gran via. the employees are friendly and the rooms clean. there is no air conditioning. there is a snak distributor and wi-fi connection. a defect is that the street of the hotel it's a secondary street, where there are night ladies..

3.7
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • France

This hotel is located in THE street of Madrid where work the public women... Also, the girl working during the night thinks that this is a good idea to talk the whole night in the corridor in the spanish way (=shouting)... Furthermore, it was written "closed to the Sol station" but the hotel is clearly closer to Callao.

4.8 Ordinary
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Austria

Allthough the hotel was very clean an the price for the room was o.k., we were really disdurbed by the noise of the street in this red-light-district and the noise coming from the other rooms caused by prostitutes and their customers during the night.

8.4 Very Good
  • June 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

9.4 Outstanding!
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Mexico

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9.6 Outstanding!
  • March 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Uruguay

9.8 Outstanding!
  • August 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Spain

9.2 Wonderful!
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Venezuela

6.1 Fair
  • November 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Spain

8.1 Very Good
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Argentina

7.1 Good
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Argentina

5.6 Ordinary
  • September 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Argentina

8.2 Very Good
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Argentina

8.1 Very Good
  • February 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

9.4 Outstanding!
  • January 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

7.6 Good
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

6.6 Fair
  • September 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

7.2 Good
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

6.3 Fair
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

9.5 Outstanding!
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

6.9 Fair
  • July 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

Ballesta Hostal reviews by TripAdvisor

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Room Details

Hostal Ballesta offers 35 guest rooms with climate control. Satellite TV channels offer entertainment at the end of a busy day. Corporate travelers will benefit from free (wired) high-speed Internet access as well as desks, laptop-compatible safes and direct-dial phones during their Gran Via visit.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with complimentary toiletries. Rooms also include air conditioning and blackout drapes/curtains.

Microwaves, irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Extra beds
  • Ironing facilities on request
  • Direct dial phone
  • Hairdryer on request
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • High speed Internet access

How to reach Hostal Ballesta

By underground
From Madrid International Airport:
Take underground line 8 to Nuevos Ministerios, then switch to line 10 and get off at Alonso Martínez station. Then take line 5 to Gran Vía. Walk along the Gran Vía street until you reach calle Mesoneros Romanos, which becomes the Ballesta street, where the hostal is located.

Distances from Hostal Ballesta

Teatro Alfil - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Plaza de Callao - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Fuencarral Market - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Convent de las Descalzas Reales - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Lope de Vega Theatre - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
El Oso y el Madrono - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Puerta del Sol - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
San Anton Market - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Joy Madrid - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Museum of the City - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Mosaic International Institute - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Museum of Romanticism - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Plaza de Isabel II - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Plaza del Dos de Mayo - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
The preferred airport for Hostal Ballesta is Madrid (MAD-Barajas) - 12.5 km / 7.8 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.

Transportation services Hostal Ballesta

  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Shuttle service