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Need Hotel For Overnight Layover In MAD  
User currently offlineTLG From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 369 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1593 times:

I and two friends have an overnight stop in Madrid and I need some info on a good hotel. I've been in most of Europe, but never in Madrid, so I don't have a clue where to stay. Are we better off getting an airport hotel or going downtown? How is the public transportation for going downtown? Even if we stay near the airport we may want to go into the city a bit. We are looking for a good price, not luxury! We arrive Sunday, April 6, at 6:10 PM, and leave April 7 at 12:05 PM. Most of the budget hotels I checked only accomodate 2 guests per room. Any and all advice will be welcome. Thank-you!

-TLG

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User currently offlineMiamiair From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 1593 times:

Melia Barajas.

Was there last week. They have a shuttle service that takes you to the terminals.

90 Euros.

34-917-477-700

Big rooms, nicely furnished.

[Edited 2008-03-03 07:23:40]

[Edited 2008-03-03 07:25:39]

User currently offlineHT From Germany, joined May 2005, 6525 posts, RR: 24
Reply 2, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1565 times:



Quoting Miamiair (Reply 1):
Melia Barajas.

Was there last week. They have a shuttle service that takes you to the terminals.

90 Euros.

34-917-477-700

www.solmelia.com

Also, the hotels of nh-chain are often frequented by a.netters www.nh-hotels.com

Another source for reviews is tripadvisor.com

Quoting TLG (Thread starter):
We arrive Sunday, April 6, at 6:10 PM,

That way you will have ample time in the evening to explore the city center.

-HT



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User currently offlineSignol From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2007, 2992 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1549 times:

The airport has a metro stop, so getting to the city is very easy!

http://www.toandfromtheairport.com/madrid.html

signol



Flights booked: none :(
User currently offlineNdebelebev From Sudan, joined Apr 2004, 877 posts, RR: 44
Reply 4, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1534 times:

Whatever you do book in advance... DO NOT use the hotel booking desks inside the airport... I was robbed I'm sure. Paid well in advance of €100...

Bev xx



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