Beautiful,couzy and fully refurbished apartment in lavapies, a very exciting neighborhood of Madrid, the place is perfect for 2. people, very lighted and all commodities. 2 min To the metro, very quite at night.
Grocery stores, fresh food markets, cafes and other amenities within walking distance. Around the corner from the Reina Sofia museum, a short walk to the Prado museum and the Retiro park. Situated in the Lavapies, an amazing mutli-cultural and multi-generational neighborhood that is home to a number of great Senegalese, Indian as well as Spanish restaurants. Lavapies is host to a number of art galleries and independent arts organizations such as La Casa Encendida and La Tabacalera. La Tabacalera, an abandoned tobacco factory, has a DIY bike workshop, skate park, art gallery, community garden and DJ collective which spins on Sunday afternoons throughout the year. If you are interested in contemporary art, music and a vibrant community atmosphere then this is the neighborhood for you.
One thing if you are planing to come to Granada please have a look to this Apartment so you will keep your contact also there!
For those who do not be like cooking there is a service for home cooking, you can ask menus and prices! we can cook at your place and share good food and good conversation! Or speciality of course typical spanish dishes , a good example would be :
Serrano ham/ typical Spanish tortilla / spicy chorizo flambé with cider
Paella ( seafood and chicken / squid in black ink)
Strawberry tiramisù / Tradicional tiramisù and of course unlimited sangria!!!
Also I have arranged prices with a renting bike shop in Madrid, ask me if you want to do this, I could get a discount!
As a complementary culinary experience we offer the possibility of undertake a 2 hrs Cooking Course on Spanish Cuisine.
The Course would cost 25€ and would explain in details how to cook proper Spanish Paella and how to make Sangria. At the end of the 2hrs course the food would be served as part of the meal.
The course would take place during dinner time and weekend
Interaction with Guests
Normally I will be present at your arrival, unless I have to go away for job or personal reasons, I am from Granada and every month I have to go at least a weekend to Granada. I love hanging out with my guests if time permits me, so I always let you choose if you are willing or not to have my company and if you like have a little cultural tour , share a beer, wine or even a crazy dancing night.
Lavapies is a vibrant neighborhood with a lot going on both day and night, have seen a very multitude of dining options, hindu, Moroccan, African, and of typical bars and taverns all Spanish regions .. you can ask me about places for tapas, or well eat like gentlemen .. there are places for everyone.But Do not forget if you want to have the party at home I have a almost professional chef to go to your house and cook!
Sergio's was very nice. It was a great, central location in Madrid! We really enjoyed our stay here. It was a perfect place for 2 people! We did the paella on our first night and it was a ton of fun!
Sergio fue amable y disponible en esperar para nuestra llegada hasta las nueve de la noche; el piso es muy acogedor y exactamente como lo esperábamos. Genial!
Excelente escapada a Madrid na casa do Sergio. Apartamente super bem localizado, 5 minutos a pé da estação de Atocha e 5 minutos a pé do mercado El Rastro (vale a pena conhecer ao domingo). Conhecemos o Sergio na nossa penúltima noite e agradecemos a cerveja que partilhámos com ele. Repetiremos a experiência com o Sérgio! Excelente anfitrião. Obrigado
In general the experience is positive and the value for the price is very good. A few remarks, when we arrived the apartment was not ready, but Sergio gave us good advice about the neighborhood to find a nice place to eat and drink a beer.
The metro station is very close to the apartment. Moreover there are many good places to find great food, as "taverna del sur". We recommend the apartment for small budget and short stays.
Great apartment - really homely, clean, warm and in a great area. You feel sort of in the thick of actual Madrid life, rather than in a touristy zone. Any football fans in town to watch Atletico - it's an easy 25 minute walk to the stadium from the flat. The shower wasn't especially warm, but other than that one flaw, it was a pretty perfect place to crash for the weekend.
C'est le frère de Sergio qui nous a accueillis très gentiment puisqu'il nous a attendu suite au retard de notre avion. Le studio est parfaitement bien situé, dans un quartier très sympathique, d'où l'on peut faire beaucoup de choses à pieds. En revanche, l'appartement était moins bien aménagé que sur la photo (est-ce l'effet de l'hiver ? ) et pas super propre. Toujours concernant l'hiver, il n'y faisait pas très chaud sauf au niveau de la mezzanine... Pour les repas, c'était du coup moins agréable.
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