TLG
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Need Hotel For Overnight Layover In MAD

Mon Mar 03, 2008 3:20 pm

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!

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miamiair
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RE: Need Hotel For Overnight Layover In MAD

Mon Mar 03, 2008 3:22 pm

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.

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HT
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RE: Need Hotel For Overnight Layover In MAD

Mon Mar 03, 2008 6:53 pm



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.

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signol
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RE: Need Hotel For Overnight Layover In MAD

Tue Mar 04, 2008 10:18 am

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

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

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RE: Need Hotel For Overnight Layover In MAD

Wed Mar 05, 2008 4:08 pm

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...

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