cosy, attic-terrace by Royal Palace

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Cuesta de Santo Domingo, Madrid, Madrid 28013, Spain

The Space

Cosy, quiet and luminous attic duplex with terrace and views, in a lovely palatial building in the historic center of Madrid, next to the Royal Palace (Plaza de Oriente), Opera House, Plaza Mayor and Gran Vía. Great for couples or single travelers.

FEATURES
The duplex is on the top floor of an historic restored building with a beautiful stately entrance, a porter and an elevator.
The bottom floor of the apartment has:
- a comfortable living room with a sofa, central table, shelves, study table that can be expanded to dining, digital TV and large window facing onto the building's central courtyard
- a bar and stools connecting the living room to the kitchen.
- a well-equipped kitchenette, also with a large window outside.
- an attractive wooden staircase that connects the two floors
The top attic floor has:
- a bedroom with a double bed and built-in closet
- a bathroom, with bathtub (and shower fixture)
- a small attic terrace (with enough space for a table and 2 or 3 chairs), with views of tiled rooftops and the Royal Theatre
The apartment has parquet floors, and on the top floor exposed wooden beams.

LOCATION
Located in the heart of the historic district ("Madrid de los Austrias"), the apartment is a stone's throw from the Royal Palace (Plaza de Oriente), the Royal Opera Theatre (Plaza de Isabel II), the Sabatini Gardens, close to the Plaza Mayor, Catedral de la Almudena, Gran Vía, Plaza de Callao, and the trendy Mercado de San Miguel, and also very near Puerta del Sol, Plaza de España, Templo de Debod and Cava Baja . The area is full of cafés, restaurants, terraces, taverns, shops, cinemas ands theaters, but is also tranquil and safe. Also within easy walking distance of Madrid´s famous Museum Triangle: the Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofia museums.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Excellent public transport connections METRO (with connection to airport), BUS and CERCANIAS TRAIN; TAXI stand in the street next to the building itself; PUBLIC PARKING in adjacent building; Rental BICYCLE, ELECTRIC CARS for city and electric platform SEGWAY front of the building!!
Closest metro stations: Opera, (twenty meters away, lines 2, 5 and R) and Santo Domingo (line 2). Also near Callao (lines 3 and 5), Plaza de España (lines 3 and 10) and Sol (lines 1, 2, 3 and train).

EQUIPPED WITH:
Porter, elevator, bed and bath linens, kitchen essentials, induction stove, microwave oven, recessed washing machine, collapsible clothesline outside wall, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, air conditioning, heating, TV, Wifi internet, basis music speaker for iPod & iPhone and books in various (website hidden): If you have more time, make sure to visit our beautiful chalet in El Escorial, in the mountains of Madrid, just 43 km, and with spectacular views of the Monastery of El Escorial, one of the main monuments of Spain, and the wonders of Europe. You can find it on the same page airbnb in "my other listings".

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $555 /week
Monthly Price: $1850 /month
Security Deposit: $128
Cleaning Fee: $43
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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  • Perfekt läge! Väldigt centralt och ändå alldeles lugnt. Inget trafikbuller eller liknande alls. Det mesta inom rimligt gångavstånd annars finns två metrostationer inom 100 meter från lägenheten. Trevlig och bra utrustad lägenhet åtminstone för oss som är hyfsat rörliga. Trappan till andra våningen kan säkert upplevas som brant och smal av vissa.

    April 2014
  • This apartment is very close metro Opera at 3 min. And clean, kind host, near by St. Gran Via, plaza Sol & mayor. Above all things lovely balcony. At night! You will see beautiful stars!!
    If I'll comeback Madrid I wish stay this apartment.

    April 2014
  • Marian & Javier are truly lovely hosts! We stayed for one perfect week in their cozy and clean apartment, and never once lacked for anything. Although it is small, every inch is utilized perfectly, and everything you could need for relaxing, preparing food, or preparing for a night out is there. And after a long day, the queen size bed is so comfortable. The apartment is so quiet, you can't believe you are in the middle of Madrid, but as soon as you walk out the door, the energy of the city is there to greet you! Marian & Javier prepared a booklet of suggested restaurants and sites to see in the neighbourhood for their guests to refer to. We tried nearly everything they suggested and everything was excellent! We could walk to every major site in Madrid, but if you don't feel like walking, a metro station is around the corner. Shopping, restaurants, cafes, bakeries and parks are all close by! Next time we are in Madrid, we are definitely staying at this perfectly located and cozy apartment. Thank you Marian and Javier!

    April 2014
  • The flat that Javier and Marian rented to us is nothing short of amazing. It was clean, quiet and comfortable. The neighborhood location was perfect and right near the Opera Square which has a subway stop that connects you to everywhere you could want to go in Madrid. If we travel back to Madrid (likely, we loved it), then we would surely stay here again. Wish we could have this flat in every city that we visit.

    April 2014
  • When we arrived Javier was there to give us a warm welcome. He also provided us with a book listing out popular attractions nearby. The apartment is nice and cozy, in the center of everything. Great location.

    March 2014
  • The location could not have been better! While small, the flat was perfectly furnished with everything that we needed and it was comfortable. Javier made us feel very welcome and provided us with a booklet of recommendations for restaurants, shopping and sites.

    March 2014
  • Séjour plus que parfait ! Hôte super accueillant et serviable. Il répond rapidement à toutes vos demandes. Le quartier est fantastique. Très agréable pour les visites, les promenades, les restaurants, les magasins... Les hôtes ont créés un guide du quartier et des environs qui est bien fait et utile. L'appartement situé au 4e étage (avec ascenseur) est charmant et très très calme. Il donne sur une cour intérieur. Au coeur de Madrid près de l'Opéra et du Palais Royal ! Bon séjour à tous ! Merci à nos hôtes!

    March 2014
  • We stayed 4 days at Javiers & Marians apartment, at it was a really nice. The place was nice and clean and there was all the things necessary to give a homely felling away from home. The location is perfect and Javiers & Marians recommendations were excellent. I would definitely recommend the place to everybody.

    February 2014
  • Javier a été très (website hidden) nous a attendu jusqu'après minuit pour le check-in.L'appartement est petit mais il est très confortable et très équipé(sèche-cheveux,serviettes,fer à repasser).Javier et Marian ont pris la peine d'éditer un classeur qui sert de guide touristique pour le quartier et qui nous a été très utile.
    Le quartier est très sympa et on peut tout faire à pied au départ de l'appartement.
    Ce dernier est très calme car il donne sur une cour intérieure.
    Nous sommes ravis de notre séjour et le mercado San Miguel qui tout près du studio est une incroyable experience,nous y sommes retournés tous les soirs.

    February 2014
  • Javier and Mariam were wonderful hosts, and the apartment was lovely. We stayed for 3 days, and were incredibly comfortable. The apartment is just as pictured, if not cuter, and checking in was incredibly smooth. Javier was there waiting for us, and left us a wonderful guide of the area! This was a great place to explore the rest of the city from! It is so convenient to all of the major sights, and from here we walked all over the city. We will definitely stay here again if we are lucky enough to come back to Madrid.

    February 2014
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Santa Maria de las Nieves, Colegio "Estudio", CEU (Derecho, Javier), Facultad de Medicina Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Marian).
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Hola! We've lived in Madrid all our lives, so we know it like the back of our hands. We have three little kids, so we had to move out of this apartment a few years ago. But we want other people to enjoy it as much as we did, so we've decided to open it up now (as of September 2012) to airbnb travellers. Welcome to our cosy little duplex in the heart of Madrid! Hasta pronto!
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