Gran Hotel Velazquez

Address: Velazquez,62, Madrid, Madrid, 28001, Spain and Canary Islands | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located in the Salamanca area of Madrid, is near Fundacion Juan March, Teatro de la Comedia, Ekseption, and Lamarca.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsGran Hotel Velazquez Madrid

      Reviewed by anaesc


      Reviewed Jul 5, 2013
      by (1 review) , Mexico Flag of Mexico

      I've stayed in this hotel at least 5 times and it has always been a great experience. Except for this time. I don't know what changed, but the service was terrible.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by douglasmad815

      An aging older tourism hotel

      Reviewed Sep 20, 2012
      by (12 reviews) Granada Hills CA , United States Flag of United States

      This hotel dates back to the 50's, it has been kept up and is very adequate and comfortable, but in need of renovation and upgrade to more modern standards. The lobby/reception id very small, it is cumbersome to get to the elevators and elevators are very small with room for two or three people, even though the sign says four people max. The dining room is elegant and spacious, breakfast buffet is very good, although I found it somewhat expensive at 15€. This is not out of line most business hotels are on this range, still I thought it is expensive.
      The hotel is in a very good location, on Velazquez street, close to many major sites such as Retiro Park, Puerts de Alcala,Cibeles Plaza Colon, the chic Serrano shopping area, Goya shopping area, close to Metro stations and fine restaurants.
      In spite of its aging nature I'd recommended for a reasonable place to stay in Madrid.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      TripAdvisor Reviews Gran Hotel Velazquez Madrid

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      A travel blog entry by andrewy on Nov 29, 2014

      36 photos

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      A travel blog entry by europe2.0 on Jun 12, 2014

      8 comments, 6 photos

      ... The commute from the airport was painless (and no pickpockets this time!). I booked us a room at a hotel smack in the middle of everything on Gran Via. Besides the amazing location, the hotel is one of the only ones with a rooftop pool! Late at night Gran Via turns into the Time Square of Spain with all the bright lights and no one wanting to sleep. Lots of young people and LOTS of life.

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      Ola Espania!

      A travel blog entry by debbie.chung on May 08, 2014

      1 comment, 10 photos

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      Then we were off shopping and looking for street food. Before long we found jamon! (we had no pork for 3 weeks), wine, pimentos "yummy". As for the shops, Desigual, Zara, Corte Inglis - they were all there in multiples sites. I like Madrid.

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      A travel blog entry by mmbcross on Jun 19, 2013

      4 comments, 13 photos

      ... centre. The bus ride takes almost as long as the train from Madrid!

      Although we could have continued on the No. 9 bus, we decide to splurge on a taxi to our
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