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Carretas 102 - Spain Select

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 12 reviews

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Exclusive to Spain Select, Carretas 102 is one of eight luxury two-bedroom apartments located just off of Madrid's Puerta del Sol. Spain Select Carretas puts Madrid's most important attractions within walking distance. In less than five minutes, visitors can step out of the apartment building and walk directly to the city's famous Plaza Mayor, the centrepiece of what is known as Austrian Madrid. Just beyond the Plaza, visitors can continue walking to the Royal Palace and the Cathedral of the Almudena. The Puerta del Sol is one of the most well-known and busiest places in Madrid. This famous square is where the clock hangs that rings in the New Year in Spain, prompting Spaniards to eat a grape for each of the twelve chimes. Adjacent to the square is the Preciados Shopping District, which includes several buildings of an 'El Corte Ingl?s' department store. Crowded with tourists and locals by day, the area is still lively in the evenings as there are many restaurants, caf?s and bars nearby. Just a short distance away is the Plaza de Santa Ana, where there are many terraces for outdoor dining. As the geographic centre of the city, the Puerta del Sol has excellent metro and bus communications, and the Atocha train station is a 15-minute walk or just three metro stops away. Spain Select Carretas is to all effects a new building, yet it maintains a perfectly restored traditional fa?ade. Carretas 102 is a bright, two-bedroom apartment that has been professionally decorated and beautifully furnished. It incorporates original artwork and the lamps are original design pieces. The living room has one balconied window which looks out onto the street below. Throughout, there are marble floors, which contrast nicely with the use of bold burgundy paintwork and matching decorative elements. The two double-bedrooms are situated in the interior of the building and are very quiet. Please note that whilst the building has an elevator, there is a small staircase before you reach the lobby.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 2 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1)
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Further details indoors

Surface Area: 70 m2. First floor. The entrance hall leads into a living / dining area with a balcony that faces out onto the street. It is furnished with a 3-seater sofa, a wooden coffee table, a shelving unit with an LCD TV, DVD player and a wooden dining table for four. Along the corridor are two double bedrooms: 1 double bedroom (queen-sized bed 1.60m x 1.90m) and 1 twin-bed room (2 single beds 0.90m x 1.90m). There is a bathroom with a walk-in shower. The kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator / freezer, oven, 4-ring ceramic hob (stove), dishwasher, washing machine and a breakfast bar with two stools. There is an additional half-bathroom. There is marble flooring throughout except for the bathroom and kitchen, which are tiled.

Amenities: Lift, Satellite Television, DVD Player, Internet, Air Conditioning Units Cold / Warm, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Oven.

Further details

Discount Long Stays

? 10 / day discount for stays of 7 or more days (already applied)

15% discount for stays of 15 or more days (based on daily rate)

Included in price

Utilities

High Speed Internet and Satellite TV

Taxes

Not included in price

? 70 Booking Fee (Includes Final Cleaning)

? 25/day for up to 3 people. (The price shown is for max. 2 people).

3% Surcharge for Payments with American Express (No Surcharges for Visa or Mastercard)

The Community of Madrid region

Starting at the famous Puerta del Sol and heading either north to the Gran V?a or east to the Plaza de Cibeles, the centre of Madrid hums with people at all hours of the day and night. The enormous Puerta del Sol is at the very heart of the capital, and has been used as the city?s traditional meeting spot for both locals and visitors alike for centuries. The busy streets that radiate out from Sol?s centre are all the beginnings of the roads that will eventually lead you to Spain?s other major cities ? each of the country?s six national roads has its humble origins at Kilometre Cero, right in front of the Casa de Correos clock tower. Sol is also home to the statue of the Bear and the Berry Tree, the official emblem of Madrid, and normally surrounded by tourists trying to take photographs. The centre is packed with shops and services, including the large Spanish department store El Corte Ingl?s and a wide selection of both Spanish and international brands including Zara, Mango and H&M.

Madrid City

The pedestrianised streets of Preciados and Carmen head north towards the wide Gran V?a Avenue and are excellent options for those looking to do some serious shopping during their stay. Heading east down the calle de Alcal? brings you past one of Madrid?s oldest cultural and art centres, the C?rculo de Bellas Artes, where you can enjoy a film or art exhibition, or simple grab a coffee in the extraordinarily beautiful caf? and restaurant. The nearby Plaza de Cibeles is home to both the impressive Palacio de las Telecomunicaciones and the elegant Bank of Spain. The capital?s irrepressible and contagious energy starts here ? so take a deep breath, dive in and see what Madrid is all about.

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Review 1-10 of 12

28 Dec 2012

4/5

"compact but works out well"

First, we are a family of 4 (2 adult 'children') on a 2 month extended holiday with 5 suitcases etc, preferring apartments and "about 4 star" hotels. As other reviews have noted, a… More

27 Sep 2012

4/5

"Perfect location"

We had a great stay in Madrid,in a well equiped apartment. The best was the location.… More

12 Jul 2012

5/5

"Great apartment, wonderful location"

We liked the apartment very much, the layout was not quite as we expected but it was OK. It is filled with nice little touches like dishwasher liquid, detergent (for at least one or two loads) and ver… More

14 Oct 2011

5/5

"very central, extremely helpful"

The apartment is modern , clean , and very well situated apartment literally just off plaza sol, easy to access, and to use. Laura and Caroline were very professional and helpful, allowed us to leav… More

28 Sep 2011

5/5

"Fantastic Location fantastic apartment"

This was the second time staying in this apartment - we liked it so much we decided to return again this year - first time we have done this on a city break. It is situated in a fantastic location - … More

18 Sep 2011

4/5

"Great apartment, excellent location"

Our visit to Madrid with 2 young children was awesome. We stayed in a 2 bedroom rental very close to Peurto Del Sol. The customer service provided by Spain Select was exceptional and there was free Wi… More

13 Aug 2011

5/5

"Modern Apartment in the Thick of It"

My family and I stayed in one of the Carretas apartments for a week in January. We enjoyed our stay and would return there again. While first researching these apartments, I was a bit confused as to… More

12 Aug 2011

5/5

"Excellent apartment"

We stayed here in April for 3 nights and wished we had booked for a week!The apartment is in a perfect position for sightseeing and is walking distance to all the tourist spots. Communication before… More

31 May 2011

5/5

"Fantastic location, stylish apartment"

We rented a two bedroom apartment on Calle de las Carretas just steps away from the Plaza del Sol. It was a convenient location with many restaurants, shops and tapas bars within walking distance. T… More

27 Apr 2011

5/5

"Good clean flat, great location, rooms a bit small"

Spain Select said their vacation flats are as good as the photographs. While this is a bit over the top, they are good,and clean ,though ours was a bit quirky with a small second bedroom and a rather … More

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  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:01 Oct 2014

Based in Spain

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • German
  • Italian
  • Finnish
  • Swedish

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