Hostal Ballesta

Calle Ballesta, 5Madrid28004Spain
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About Hostal Ballesta

Located less than 0.1 miles from La Gran Via in the heart of Madrid, Hostal Hostal Ballesta offers an airport shuttle and a 24-hour reception.

The 35 smoke-free and air-conditioned guestrooms come with balconies or patios. Guests get to enjoy a variety of facilities including flat-screen satellite TVs, phones, and free Wi-Fi. Others include laptop-compatible in-room safes, en suite bathrooms, and work desks. Housekeeping services are provided on a daily basis.

Hostal Hostal Ballesta features a variety of amenities including a lounge with a large flat-screen TV, a free national and international press, a computer room, and free Wi-Fi in public spaces. A vending machine and luggage storage facilities are also available. This hotel provides tours/ticket assistance, concierge services, and public parking (surcharge).

Guests can visit any of the numerous restaurants and bars in the Gran Via.

Puerta del Sol is a five-minute walk away while Prado Museum is a 15-minute walk from this property.


Calle Ballesta, 5, Madrid, 28004, Spain
Telephone: +34 915323604 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 13:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Centrally located in Madrid.

Guests say they love the central location of this hotel in the heart of beautiful Madrid close to the action, major attractions, and numerous shopping outlets. The area is not very touristy and security in the property is top-notch. This part of Madrid is famous for its architecture, nightlife, and tapas. Getting around is easy since the Gran Via Metro Station is a mere 0.1 miles away while Callao Metro Station is a short walking distance away.

Clean and comfortable accommodations.

According to many guests the accommodations here are immaculately clean and comfortable. The beds are comfortable while the bathrooms are clean and modern.

Outstanding service.

Guests have commended the staff at this property for its super-friendly attitude and unfailing dedication to duty. Most staff members have above-average grasp of the English language.

Negative Reviews

Tacky neighbourhood.

Guests have reported that this hotel is located quite close to the red light district and this makes the neighborhood feel rather unsafe. Noise from the night activities sometimes gets to the property.

Noisy early in the mornings.

Several guests have complained about excessive noise by the housekeeping staff as it goes about its work early in the mornings. Guests also say the rooms have thin walls and noise from neighboring rooms can be easily heard.

Basic facilities/no breakfast.

Many guests have said the facilities at this property are quite basic. The rooms are quite bland without much that's noteworthy. Other guests have said having breakfast here would be a welcome addition.

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