Retiro Park East/City Ctr, WIFI+AC

Apartment - Private room · Calle de Ibiza, Madrid, Madrid 28009, Spain

The Space

Room with double bed and private bathroom (with individual air conditioning - a must have in Madrid!) Of course, there is free WiFi and breakfast included!

From March to October the boulevard in front of the flat is filled with tables for outdoor dining at the many restaurants that line the street.

The neighborhood is one of the nicest areas of Madrid - just meters from El Retiro Park and walking distance to all major museums (El Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen), shopping districts, the city center and nightlife. There is a direct bus to the airport just four blocks from the house.

Continental Breakfast included in price (home made pastries, meats, cheeses, juice,tea or coffee)
Full American Breakfast (pancakes, eggs, sausages, bacon, etc. ) available upon request for an additional charge

Use of the washing machine and dryer is permitted.

500 meters (yards) from Retiro Park
400 meters from Ibiza metro station.
3 km (1.8 miles) from Sol (the very center of Madrid.)

Excellent place to stay in a comfortable environment.
Especially nice for GLBT people looking for a friendly place to stay with hosts who know the city. We are Brian and Juan (an American and Spanish couple).

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $11 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $349 /week
Monthly Price: $1067 /month
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

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  • Choose Brian & Juan's apartment and you won't regret it! The apartment is very nice and cozy, and my hosts have provided perfect Bed and Breakfast service! As soon as I arrived, Brian let me fill in a form for breakfast preference and gave me a Madrid guide and map. I was able to do my laundry and take hot comfortable shower in my private bathroom. Before I left, Brain even helped me print out my flight boarding pass. Both Brian and Juan are very easy-going and interesting, and I enjoyed having conversations with them a lot. Oh, did I forget to mention their dog "Tail"? He was one of the most energetic creatures I've ever seen and he would surely make you feel at home instantly :) Lovely neighborhood, with all sorts of stores, and two blocks away from Retiro park and metro station. I'm sure you'll enjoy your stay with Brain and Juan!

    April 2014
  • Nos quedamos en el apartamento de Brian y Juan cinco días. Realmente disfrutamos de nuestra estancia y la recomendamos!

    Tanto Brian como Juan fueron muy amables y atentos, nos ofrecieron consejo sobre la ciudad, el transporte, etc. Tanto nuestra habitación como el resto del piso son muy acogedores y limpios. Con la ventaja añadida de que la habitación tiene baño en suite.

    El desayuno fue excelente: buenísimo y variado y cada día algo diferente! En nuestra opinión, un hotel no habría estado mejor.

    En resumen, fue una estancia genial que recomendamos 100%

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    Brian and Juan were our hosts for five days. We certainly enjoyed our stay and we highly recommend it!

    They were both very kind and attentive. Giving us tips about the city, the transportation, etc.
    The room (well, the flat itself) is cozy and very clean and the bathroom en suite was very convenient!

    Brian really made an effort to offer us a nice and different breakfast everyday! We loved it! On our opinion, a hotel wouldn't be better at all.

    Great stay. Great hosts. 100% recommended.

    March 2014
  • Fue una maravillosa experiencia. Muchas gracias Brian y Juan por su atención y hospitalidad.

    March 2014
  • He was great! Super friendly and laid-back. Breakfast was good and the room and bathroom were very clean. It is in a great location, close to Parque de el Retiro and there are many restaurants close by.

    March 2014
  • This was my first time using airbnb, I normally stay in hotels. I loved it! Brian and Juan made it lovable. My list of positive things to say about the hostes and their home is long... I really felt like home. The room is just as the picture shows, specious, clean and comfortable so its the private bathroom. Brian went out of his way to accommodated my needs of a no sugar no carbs breakfast, I missed the famous pastry he normally offers but I got amazing strawberries, ham, cheese and the delicious coffee. Juan kindly helped me with luggages and called a cab for me on my way out. They are just lovely people, the experience was to me way better than a 5 star hotel. One thing I would like to mentioned is the feeling of safety, when we stay in hotels there is no one really there for us, my feeling with Brian and Juan was like I had friends in Madrid, I knew that if anything happened while I was out and about I could call them and get help. So there is really nothing to think... if you are looking for a place in Madrid you found it... besides its a step from metro, two from the most amazing park and 3 from the local tour bus... I know I will be back to Madrid many times and I hope they will be offering their home... ah and I must say, Tail is adorable, he danced for me everyday. Thanks Brian and Juan for your lovely hospitality, I miss you already!

    March 2014
  • The apartment is close to the metro ( just 3 mins on foot ) , and you can get daily necessities at the carrefour express where it is just 30 seconds walking distance from the house.

    The En-Suit room is very clean and beautiful, especilly if you tend to need more privacy. Brian's family is so nice that they recommended me some good hotspots for visiting, and the doggy called tail always gave me such a warm welcome when I came home. It was so sweat! Thanks a lot! Brian.

    February 2014
  • Estancia tal y como se describe en las fotos y en las otras evaluaciones: Bryan, una persona afabie, accesible y dinamico. Su perro tambien, muy amistoso y jugueton.

    January 2014
  • Incroyable!!!!Les prestations d'un hotel avec la chaleur d'un foyer. Plein de petites attentions. Petit déjeuner de roi. Chambre avec wc et Sdb prives. Brian et Juan sont des personnes très intéressantes et ouvertes et teto (teodore le petit chien) qu'une chose a dire :j'avais envie de le mettre dans ma valise et partir avec.
    N'hésitez surtout pas
    Increible!!!! Las prestaciones de un hotel con la calor de la casa. Muchissimas pequenas atenciones. Un desayuno de rey. La habitacion tiene bano privado. Brian y Juan son personas muy interesantes y de esperitu abierto, y el pequeno perro Teto ( teodoro) solo queria ponerle en mi bolsa y voler a casa con el.
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    Muchassssss gracias chicos y hasta la proxima

    January 2014
  • I booked Brian's place for my mother, age 70, so she would have a place to stay while she was visiting Madrid for a week... and I'm just speechless as to how great her experience was. She was looked after amazingly well, the place was great, with plenty of room and privacy, and there was always someone there ready to help.

    I can't possibly recommend these guys enough; incredibly warm and happy people, a genius dog, great area and perfect accommodation.

    Thank for everything!!!

    January 2014
  • Brian and Juan provide a true Bed and Breakfast experience. You will not be disappointed with your stay. From the warm welcome to the attention to detail, the comfy bed and the extra little touches here and there that make your stay that much better. Wouldn't stay anywhere else when visiting Madrid.

    December 2013
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