Rate based on Check-in: Aug 30, 2014 Check-out: Aug 31, 2014

Hostal Oriente Madrid

3 stars
Calle Arenal 23, 1Izq, Madrid, 28013
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
35 reviews
Great value, great location

Much better than we'd expected. Our room, 101, had been recently and thoughtfully redecorated and... See full review

  • Mung
  • Jul 26, 2014
really nice stay

The hotel it's situated just in front of the opera anf few steps from puerta del sol, inexpensive... See full review

  • miamiglc
  • May 7, 2014
Near Royal Palace and Metro, good value 3-star hostel with free Wi-Fi
The superb value 3-star Hostal Oriente is housed in a lovely early 20th century building in the heart of Madrid, close to the Royal Palace. The lively area surrounding the hotel is full of cafes, bars and excellent dining choices. Metro service is available steps from the door, but most of the major Madrid attractions are within walking distance. The Hostal Oriente Madrid offers friendly service and comfortable accommodations with free Wi-Fi service, complimentary baggage hold, a computer for guest use, and hot and cold beverage machines.
Highlights
  • Great value 3-star hostal in an elegant early 20th century building close to the Royal Palace, Metro service
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Free baggage hold service
Rooms
The 34 clean and comfortable guest rooms at the Hostal Oriente are decorated in traditional style, with neutral colors, wooden furniture, and elegant floral bedspreads and curtains. The hostel has 19 double rooms and 15 singles, all offering air conditioning, a TV, safety deposit box and minibar. There is free Wi-Fi access in all rooms, and bathrooms, some of which are marble, all come equipped with a hairdryer. Although there are no in-room coffee-making facilities, there are beverage machines, including a coffee machine, located on the second floor.
Features
The 3-star Hostal Oriente, housed in a lovely early 20th century building, offers great value accommodations in one of the best locations in Madrid. Guests will enjoy being steps from Metro service and close to the Royal Palace and Cathedral of Almudena. Although the hostel has no restaurant, guests are spoiled by choice with all the cafes, bars and excellent dining choices in the surrounding area. The Hostal Oriente Madrid offers a free baggage hold room, and free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the building. For those without laptops, the hostel has a computer available for guest use.
Transportation
  • Madrid Metro service outside hostal
  • Madrid bus service (0.2 mi/0.4 km)
  • Barajas Airport (8.7 mi/14 km)
  • Taxi service available
Attractions
  • Monastery of Barefoot Royals (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Plaza Mayor (0.2 mi/0.4 km)
  • Puerta del Sol (0.2 mi/0.4 km)
  • Royal Palace (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Cathedral de la Almudena (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Plaza de Espana (0.5 mi/0.8 km)
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (0.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • Prado Museum (0.9 mi/1.4 km)
Business
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Computer available for guest use
  • Fax and photocopying services

Hostal Oriente Madrid Rooms

STANDARD - ROOM
Room with 1 double or 2 twin beds including facilities like Air conditioning , Alarm clock, Internet access, Room service, Bathroom amenities and Telephone.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Dining
Room service
Internet
WiFi

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Hotel Map

40.4178 -3.709
Area served
Madrid.
Nearby airports
Madrid Barajas International Airport.
Area description
The Hostal Oriente is located in the centre of Madrid, close to the Royal theatre and the Royal Palace, and a few meters of the Plaza Mayor and the Puerta del Sol.
This luxury location makes the Hostal Oriente the perfect place to stay, visit and enjoy in Madrid.

Nearby points of interest

  • Descalzas Reales: 0.2 mi
  • Plaza de Oriente: 0.2 mi
  • Plaza de la Villa: 0.2 mi
  • Plaza de España: 0.4 mi
  • Old Quarter: 0.5 mi
  • Campo del Moro: 0.5 mi
  • Cortes: 0.5 mi
  • Puerta de Toledo: 0.8 mi
  • Fuencarral: 1 mi
  • Atocha Station: 1.1 mi
  • Chamberi: 1.3 mi
  • Arganzuela: 1.7 mi
  • Atocha Rail Station: 1.9 mi
  • Usera: 2.1 mi
  • Nuevos MInisterios Rail Station: 2.2 mi
  • Descalzas Reales: 0.2 mi
  • Plaza de Oriente: 0.2 mi
  • Plaza de la Villa: 0.2 mi
  • Plaza de España: 0.4 mi
  • Old Quarter: 0.5 mi
  • Campo del Moro: 0.5 mi
  • Cortes: 0.5 mi
  • Puerta de Toledo: 0.8 mi
  • Fuencarral: 1 mi
  • Atocha Station: 1.1 mi
  • Chamberi: 1.3 mi
  • Arganzuela: 1.7 mi
  • Atocha Rail Station: 1.9 mi
  • Usera: 2.1 mi
  • Nuevos MInisterios Rail Station: 2.2 mi
  • Casa de Campo: 2.5 mi
  • Latina: 2.5 mi
  • Puente de Vallecas: 2.5 mi
  • Carabanchel: 3 mi
  • Castellana Avenue North: 3 mi
  • Tetuan: 3.1 mi
  • Moratalaz: 3.4 mi
  • Arturo Soria Metro Station: 3.8 mi
  • Ciudad Lineal: 3.8 mi
  • Chamartin Rail Station: 4 mi
  • Villaverde: 4.9 mi
  • Villa de Vallecas: 5.2 mi
  • San Blas: 5.4 mi
  • Vallecas: 5.4 mi
  • Hortaleza: 5.7 mi
  • IFEMA and Campo de las Naciones: 5.8 mi
  • Madrid Golf Park: 7.4 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1200
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (35)

Ratings and reviews for Hostal Oriente Madrid

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
35 out of 35
Amenities:
3.5
Room cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.2
Room comfort:
3.9
Location:
4.9
Value:
4.5

97% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Hostal Oriente Madrid

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Mung
Edinburgh, UK
Jul 26, 2014

Great value, great location

Much better than we'd expected. Our room, 101, had been recently and thoughtfully redecorated and had a lovely compact shower room. Initially we were disappointed that we didn't have a balcony, but being at the rear of the hotel meant that it was very quiet at night. Bed was comfortable. Flat screen TV on the wall. Good wifi. Location is right by Opera metro station - very handy for travel around the city (Galleries, Bernabeu), and a stone's throw from major sights like the palace. Also easily walkable to La Latina and the Plaza Mayor and all the central districts. We thought the price was great for what we got and wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Hostal Oriente Madrid

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
miamiglc
Business
miami, florida
May 7, 2014

really nice stay

The hotel it's situated just in front of the opera anf few steps from puerta del sol, inexpensive and really good hotel!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

All around there's all possible dining options, bars, restaurants etc, have to take a look at mercado de san miguel, it's amazing inside!!! Also metro its just in front of the hotel, and from there you can reach every site

Review of Hostal Oriente Madrid

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Siberia
Madrid, Spain
Mar 29, 2014

Great location

Great location. My single room was extremely small for the price. However, the location makes this "hostal" worthy.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of Hostal Oriente Madrid

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
A Brazilian
Salvador
Jun 20, 2013

clean, great location

very pleasant stay. The room and bathroom is very clean, cleaned up every day. just outside Opera metro station

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Hostal Oriente Madrid

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
menny
Business
Tel Aviv , Israel
Jan 22, 2013

In the heart of the city

Remamber - thsi is a HOSTAL - NOT A Hotel! If location is the most important for you, this is the place for you. Do not expect anything else BUT all the best coffee shops, restaurants shopping tourism sites all are within a sort walking distance or use the two main train / cercania stations nearby SOL & OPERA. I love this hotel as I am in Madrid always for Business. enjoy

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

All the above is applicable grate location grate sites a budget orientes hostal.

Review of Hostal Oriente Madrid

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
BusinessTraveler1234
Business
NYC
Sep 21, 2012

Hostal Oriente Madrid

The hotel is in a great location. The staff was very friendly and room always clean. The wifi worked great and was surprisingly fast for Spain, we were traveling for business so this was a great plus.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hostal Oriente Madrid

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Daphna
Tel Aviv, Israel
Mar 24, 2012

A Brief but Exquisite Interlude from Hectic Daily Life

The hotel is small but very clean and comfortable, and the staff were all so helpful that I just relaxed as I have not in a long while. The location could not have been better, as the hotel is set in the heart of Madrid's main tourist spots, an easy walk to the cathedral, the palace, and the Prado, etc., etc.; and this is a closed pedestrian street full of eateries and shopping. The Spaniards were all so nice and friendly. I had been told all of these things but was still shocked at how very wonderful the experience was. Wish that my trip had been for a longer period of time.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Hostal Oriente Madrid

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ackhotel
Cape Cod, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2012

Great location

The location and proximity to Puerta del Sol was great. Room facing the street can only be described as noisy; we were tired and able to sleep with earplugs. Staff was helpful and took pride in their establishment.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Hostal Oriente Madrid

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
menny
Business
Tel Aviv , Israel
Jan 14, 2012

was intresting

As I am using this hotel for several times, this time I was in a bigger room. thus my neighbors a young couple made love i heard it ALL as if i was sleeping in their bad. I can’t tell if the wales were to thin or the couple was too noisy thus, it left a smile on my face knowing they are.....

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

look for mercado sun miguel. when you will get there you will thank me for it

Review of Hostal Oriente Madrid

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
alexaaa
Virginia, USA
Dec 13, 2011

great location

Everything was great except for the noise.. but that was just minor

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
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