Unique! Room Great Historical Bldg

Apartment - Private room · Calle Del Duque De Alba, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid 28012, Spain
Your host, Carlos
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The Space

A private room with Queen size bed and private bathroom in a large apartment in the old Palace of the Dukes of Alba in central Madrid. This is a fantastic building oozing with history.

It is possible to rent the whole apartment though still only one bedroom available but there are 3 beds in the Tibetan gompa.
Please check for pricing. Special price can be arranged for long term stays.

The owner is a Duke himself, a diplomat and a succesful author with published books in the US/UK and Spain.
You will have a most enjoyable stay in Madrid.
The price quoted is for the rental of the room. For the entire apartment please check for pricing

The apartment is a stylish and sophisticated and the decoration is a personal eclectic mix is oozing with charm.

The host can organize sitting down dinners with a mix of Madrid's society ( artists, fashion, etc) if pre-booked or a party in honour of the visitors with an eclectic mix of the 'tout' Madrid. Please request information on costs.

The area is in the historical Madrid known as the Habsburg Quarter. Has many restaurants, shops and the Flea Markey is minutes away. The Royal Palace, Plaza Mayor and the main museums are within walking distance.

Two main metro lines are couplle minutes away ( Tirso de Molina and La Latina)

The apartment is in what was once the Palace of the Duke of Alba and is unique with many art works and has a Tibetan Gompa for meditation and chill out.

There is a gym close by ( metropolitan at Plaza del Angel)
Maid service 3 times a week includes washing of clothes and ironing. If the guests requires maid service daily their is an extra of 30 euros per 3 hours.

Champagne from top French family vinyards can be pre-ordered and waiting in the fridge or a tasting can be organized in the apartment by a champagne somelier.

For the gay traveller many bars are walking distance from the apartment.

We can arrange a chofer to pick you up at the airport and bring you to the house at an extra cost. Please advise if you are interested in this service.

Interaction with Guests

they are totally independent but available to help them if Im in town.

The Neighborhood

The neighbourhood is part of what is known as The Habsburg Quarters. Its what is known as Old Madrid and its full of historical buildings, the Plaza Mayor, The Royal Palace and there are many wonderful restaurants. Its an eclectic and trendy neighbourhood.

Getting around

Two metro stations minutes away from the apartment and a taxi stand very close in La Latina

Room type: Private room
Accommodates: 5
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 5
Extra people: $105 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $526 /week
Monthly Price: $1368 /month
Check Out: 1:00 PM
Cancellation: Moderate
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • estuvimos algunos dias en el ecantador dpto de Carlos, muy buen dato si quieres pasar un momento de calma, romantismo o descansar en ambiante sereno, al toque del corazon mas vibrante de madrid (Rastro, Lavapies..)

    October 2013
  • Carlos is a great host, really interesting life and super tidy. Had awesome conversations with him and the place is amazing.

    December 2012
    Response from Carlos:

    Thanks Pep... A pleasure---

    December 2012
  • The reservation was canceled the day before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    December 2012
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I am an author and film producer ) have several published books). I am also a Bhuddist and close to His Holiness The Dalai Lama. I am an equestrian show jumper and a seasoned world traveller. Love good food, good company and good music. My life motto: You never know what will come first: Reincarnation or Tomorrow! so we have to live life to the fullest, enjoy the moment and be a cool and nice person.
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