C. H. Alistana Guesthouse Reviews
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The check in gentleman was not a bit friendly. We had e-mailed that morning to say our arrival would be at midnight. He locked up a minute after we arrived - did not show us how to turn on the A/C - which we never found although it was advertised and it was so hot. This was one of the reasons that we had booked. There were cigarette ashes on the bedside locker so it was clear that the room had not been cleaned. Overall very unhappy with our experience.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
C.H. Alistana is a no frills hostel. A double Room is basically a queen sized bed, walkway of 50cm width between the toilet and the bed, and a small wardrobe. Location is good, at the hippie cuchea area, with many eateries and convenient stalls a stone's throw away. Reception ( probably the owner) speaks very limited English, hence get your translated phrases ready if you speak limited espanol
Staff here were awesome. One bloke even dried our clothes in his dryer while we were out and folded them. It is in the party district so it can be a bit noisy, but then again, what are you doing inside when the wonders of Madrid are outside?! 5 min walk from some cool places, supermarket across the road. Would definitely return. Aussie couple.
I had a great stay - nice staff, clean rooms and a great location! Definitely gonna go back to this place next time I'm in Madrid :)