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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 9 reviews

Carretas 201 - Spain Select

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 9 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 201 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 Inglés' 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 201 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 two balconied windows which look out onto the street below. Throughout, there are marble floors, which contrast nicely with the use of bold blue paintwork and matching decorative elements. The two double-bedrooms are situated in the interior of the building and are very quiet. The second bedroom has a single bed and spacious wardrobes. 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 Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

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

Surface Area: 70 m2. Second floor. The entrance hall leads into a large living / dining area with two balconies facing out onto the street. It is furnished with a 3-seater sofa, two armchairs, 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 bedrooms (with fitted wardrobes): 1 double bedroom (queen-sized bed 1.60m x 1.90m) and 1 single bedroom (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), washing machine and a breakfast bar with two stools. There is an additional half bathroom. There is marble flooring throughout the property, except for the bathroom and kitchen, which are tiled.

Amenities: Lift, Satellite Television, DVD Player, Internet, Air Conditioning Units Cold / Warm, Refrigerator, 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


High Speed Internet and Satellite TV


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)

About this location

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 1-9 of 9

18 Dec 2014


"Location Location Location"

I travel a lot & all ways stay at apartments this is definitely one of the best I'v staid at! comfortable stylish & amazing location, right in the middle of everything while the bed rooms were t… More


Thank you very much for your lovely comments! We're delighted to hear you found us to be the best accommodation you had stayed in, it really means a lot to us. The apartment is indeed stylish and spacious and it's great that you enjoyed your stay at Carretas 201.

Thank you for choosing Spain Select and we hope to see you again in the future!

Warm regards,

The Spain Select Team

17 Oct 2014


"Spacious , Clean , a Good Location"

The apartment is located right in the city center . It is accessible to most of the places we want to go to . The apartment is spacious , clean and well provided .… More


Thank you very much for your comments. We're very happy to hear that the apartment met your needs for your stay and that you enjoyed it.

We really hope you choose Spain Select for your next trip!

Warm regards

The Spain Select Team

25 Aug 2014


"perfecto el apartamento y el servicio de Spain Select"

Muy satisfechos con la ubicación, instalaciones, limpieza, mobiliario, equipamiento, ajuar,servicios y atención de Spain Select.Únicamente comentar que algunas de las excursiones que a través de U… More

Buenos días!

Muchas gracias por publicar tu review tras vuestra estancia en nuestro apartamento Carretas 201. Nos satisface enormemente saber que la propiedad fue exactamente lo que buscabais. Tendremos muy encuentra tus comentarios sobre los coches utilizados durante vuestras excursiones.

Un saludo,
El equipo de Spain Select

8 Jun 2014


"Stylish and convenient living in Madrid"

This is the 2nd time we have stayed in a flat provided by Spain Select and will do it again as it provides really convenient self-contained living in very central locations. It is almost like being at… More


We're glad to hear you enjoyed your second stay with us and we very much hope to see you a third time! It's great to hear you enjoy the style and convenience the apartments offer.

Thank you for choosing us and we hope to see you soon!

Warm regards

The Spain Select Team

28 May 2014


"Beautiful Apartment in Central Location"

This apartment is beautiful and in excellent condition. The description is accurate, although the main living room wall has been repainted from blue (as shown in the photos) to gray. It was immaculat… More


Thanks for taking the time to send us your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in Carretas 201 and that you found it so well connected to all major attractions and transports spots in Madrid. We recently implemented the "welcome pack" and are so happy that the goodies were enjoyed. Please let us know when you are next back in Spain. We would love to welcome you again!

Warm regards,
The Spain Select Team

18 Nov 2013


"Nice and elegant apartment in centre"

Nice and clean apartment with all the amenities required. Great living room and nice kitchen. The main bedroom is of an adequate size, however the second bedroom is quite small. The bathroom is also q… More

9 Apr 2013


"My home in the heart of Madrid"

The apartment was perfect. I especially liked the layout, which places the bedrooms away from the street noise. It looks as good as the website photos. I stayed here during Holy Week and loved being … More

20 Sep 2012


"Great apartment and great location"

This apartment is just as it appears in pictures very comfortable and great air conditioning. The bedrooms are at the back so they are quiet. It is on a very busy street in the centre of Madrid, a lot… More

26 Aug 2012


"Highly Recommend"

This property was as described. The pictures are exactly what you get. The location is prime; 1/2 block from the heart of Sol and within walking distance to Prado and Mayor. Spacious, comfortable, c… More

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Sandra Cabello (Property Manager Spain Select)

  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:03 Mar 2015

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