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PERFECT LOCATION FOR BUSINESS OR HOLIDAYS

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Gabriel Avalos

Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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PERFECT LOCATION FOR BUSINESS OR HOLIDAYS

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Luxury one bedroom apartment in the most exclusive area

Stylish and high end apartment to let, very well located in an historical area in Madrid centre, in the most exclusive district of the city, with modern commodities and lift.

This charming and modern 1 bedroom apartment extremely quiet is so well located in the Salamanca District, near the best areas for eating and shopping in Madrid a few steps from the Retiro park, is perfect for exercise conscious clients. A spacious and beautifully decorated apartment in one of Madrid’s most privileged areas. Decorated in a comfortable minimalist style. You enter directly into the living room and dining area, that has a window to a courtyard, which has a double sofa bed perfect for two additional guests, two armchairs and a flat TV with cable service. To the right is the kitchen and a big bathroom with bathtub, shower. To the left side of the apartment is located a spacious and bright bedroom with a queen size double bed with two big windows over the courtyard and a wide closet.

Salamanca District: The up scale and exclusive neighbourhood of Salamanca is one of the most desired areas in all of Madrid to call home. Its wide and tree-lined streets are set out on a modern grid system that makes it one of the easiest areas of the capital to navigate and explore. Built around the three wide avenues of Serrano, Principe de Vergara and Goya, the streets of Salamanca are lined with exclusive boutiques, international fashion houses and sophisticated bars and cafés. Many of Madrid’s best and most expensive restaurants can be found in and around Salamanca, offering a fine dining experience that rivals that of any other European capital. One of the most famous streets in the entire city, Calle Serrano starts at the Plaza de Independencia, home to the symbolic Puerta de Alcalá and the main entrance to Retiro Park.

Salamanca District and Madrid: Madrid population at the beginning of the 19th century was about 220.000, increasing to 300.000 inhabitants in the late 1850s. However, the city was still enclosed within the defensive wall built in 1625 by king Philip IV of Spain, which blocked the city growth. In 1857, government allowed the then minister of public works and transportation Claudio Moyano to expand the city. Queen Isabella II allowed so in 1860 and the defensive walls were torn down in order to built the first Madrilian ensanche. Don José de Salamanca, Marquess of Salamanca gave his name to the area because of his involvement in the project.

Since then, the Salamanca district has been one of the most representative areas for bourgeois madrileños. Marqués de Salamanca Square separates the wealthy area from the more popular parts of the district. Nowadays, the Salamanca district is one of the wealthiest areas in Madrid and some of its streets, such as Goya or Serrano are part of the most expensive streets in Spain.

Madrid: Due to its economic output, standard of living, and market size, Madrid is considered the major financial centre of the Iberian Peninsula; it hosts the head offices of the vast majority of the major Spanish companies, as well as the headquarters of three of the world's 100 largest companies.

While Madrid possesses a modern infrastructure, it has preserved the look and feel of many of its historic neighbourhoods and streets. Its landmarks include the huge Royal Palace of Madrid; the Teatro Real (Royal theatre) with its restored 1850 Opera House; the Buen Retiro park, founded in 1631; the imposing 19th-century National Library building (founded in 1712) containing some of Spain's historical archives; an archaeological museum; and three superb art museums: Prado Museum, which hosts one of the finest art collections in the world, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, a museum of modern art, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, housed in the renovated Villahermosa Palace.

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Suitability:
  • smoking allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Gabriel Avalos

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Gabriel Avalos Noguera
Flat Sweet Home S.L.
Calle Elvira 3, Bajo 3
28028 madrid
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday apartment rental in Salamanca, Spain

11 Reviews Write a Review
Perfect location for business or holidays
average rating of 4.6 based on 11 reviews
business
Perfect location for business or holidays
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p423243
+34 690616315
Salamanca Madrid City
Montreal, Canada
5

Great Overall

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2009
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2009
Great clean apartment in a great location with very welcoming and helpfull owners. We stayed in this apartment for 2 nights. It has everything one needs, is very clean and located close to the main city center tourist areas. You can walk to most sightseeing, easily hop onto the tours buses and access the subway if needed. We recommend this apartment.
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank very much for yuor opinion Martine, i hope to see you again in Madrid.
Helpful votes: 4/5
business
Perfect location for business or holidays
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p423243
+34 690616315
Salamanca Madrid City
5

Excelente

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
Excelentes vacaciones en Madrid, el apartamento es perfecto, muy bien situado y en un sector muy tranquilo, no tuvimos ningún problema, esperamos volver pronto.
Lo recomiendo para vacaciones en familia.
Owner's Response: Ha sido un verdadero placer, esperamos verlos pronto por Madrid.
business
Perfect location for business or holidays
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p423243
+34 690616315
Salamanca Madrid City
5

Excellent Location. Excellent Service

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
Our stay at this apartment was great!

To begin with, the booking and coordination process with Gabriel was very smooth. Then, our arrival was very late on a Saturday night and when we got to the apartment, there he was, waiting for us. The apartment was in perfect condition. The location is excellent, just two blocks from Parque El Retiro, one block from Serrano street, and a short distance to El Prado and other museums.

We highly recommend it and will likely return in the near future!
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Perfect location for business or holidays
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p423243
+34 690616315
Salamanca Madrid City
4

Great location

  • 4 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
The location of this apartment within Madrid seems quite close to perfect. First, you can take the Cercanias train line C-1 from the airport (terminal 4) to the Recoletos station, which is only a few steps away from the apartment. Secondly, the apartment is located in the nicest neighbourhood of Madrid, Salamanca, in walking distance of the nice shopping avenues of Serrano, Velazquez and Recoletos. And yet just on the other side of Recoletos, you have access to the cool areas of Malasana and Chueca, Gran Via and the city center. It is also beside the Retiro park, which is a gem, ideal for joggers and for those who want to contrast the hectic pace of the city with the calm of a classic and large park. The Prado is very close as well.

Though the short Calle del Cid is perhaps not the city's most beautiful street, the apartment building has perfectly reputable neighbours: on one side the chic Asian restaurant 'Le Dragon' and on the other, Spain's foreign assistance organization, the CDTI. On the opposing side of the street, a club for 'cougars' seems to have been around for a while.

The apartment itself is very well laid out. It is Ikea-furnished and equipped. The sofa and living room chairs show some signs of the passage of previous guests, but those are minor issues. The television has many channels and to see the movies in the original language, one presses the 'OK' button and right arrow until the choice appears (could be explained on a plasticized sheet on the coffee table). There is WiFi Internet, but it is a good idea to bring an Ethernet cable just in case your computer can't connect to the modem (as was my case).

The apartment is on the second floor of a 4-5 story building and the windows face an inner light shaft that is maybe 4 meters square, so the natural light that enters the apartment is mostly indirect. This might not sound ideal to most, however the up-side is that the apartment is quiet. One sleeps rather undisturbed nights on the twin bed.

In terms of supermarkets, the best is undoubtedly the one in the basement of the Corte Ingles on Serrano. An easy way to access it is to take the bus up Velazquez get off at Ortega y Gasset, walk to Serrano, do your groceries, and travel back down Serrano on the bus until the National Library stop which is steps away from the apartment.

The owner, Gabriel, provided good customer service.
Helpful votes: 3/3
business
Perfect location for business or holidays
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p423243
+34 690616315
Salamanca Madrid City
5

Great location, very quiet and convenient to Metro

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2011
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2011
This apartment was just perfect for my daughter and me for a quick visit to Madrid to see a relative. The flat is clean, comfortable, nicely furnished and equipped. It is a short walk to several Metro stops (different lines) making it very convenient to get around, as well a quick walk to the Retiro Park. We took the Expres Aeropuerto Bus to Plaza de Cibeles (~45 minutes) and when we left, took the Metro from Serrano to Linea 8 (Pink) to the airport, also ~40 minutes.

Best of all, it was very quiet, a necessity for the jet-lagged traveler.
We definitely recommend the flat and also recommend renting through flatweethome (Gabriel and Jacob). They have other flats they manage as well, are accommodating and helpful.

Lastly, thank you Jacob for recommending Mercado San Miguel. We would have missed it had you not suggested it to us.

Carol
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Location

Nearest Airport
17 Kilometres
Barajas
Nearest Ferry
350 Kilometres
Valencia
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Atocha, Chamartin
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Avenida de America
Nearest Beach
350 Kilometres
Valencia
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Various
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Navacerrada
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
La Moraleja
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Various spanish and international restaurants
Car: not necessary

This exquisite apartment offers the tranquillity and beauty of the 'Parque del Retiro', just a stroll away whilst having the shopping and all the other amenities the elegant neighbourhood of Salamanca ('Barrio de Salamanca') is known for. A wonderful location for the avid shopper, for runners , for business meetings or dining in the many distinguished restaurants and bars in the vicinity. This very strategic location is only at a 2 minutes walk from Plaza de colon and Paseo de la Castellana, which constitute the perfect starting point to reach all the interesting spots in the city such as the museum area (Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen) and the Castellana business district.

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Salamanca, Madrid City

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
Summer
1 Jul 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
3 night minimum stay
€340
for 3 nights
From
€90
€590
€1,970
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
€370
for 3 nights
From
€100
€720
€2,070
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Booking fee (includes final cleaning fee) €70.00
Refundable Damage Deposit €300.00
Booking payment: 30%.
Balance: Cash/credit card 30 days prior to arrival (Payment with Credit Card is subject to a 1% charge. 3% Surcharge for payments with American Express).
Taxes not included for corporate rentals.
Notes ATTENTION: we have a minimum stay of 1 week, we only rent for less when there's a window available in between reservations.
Per night for each guest after 2: 10 €/night per child (4-18 years)

For bookings up to 30 nights, includes one set of fresh towels per person and one set of bed linen, on request we can leave an extra set: fresh towel 3,5€, bed linen 8€. 100€ booking fee for monthly rentals.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Salamanca in Madrid City

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Linens Provided
  • Lift
  • Shampoo
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sofa Bed
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Activities Guide
  • Bottled Water
  • Filtered Water
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
Kitchen:
  • Toaster
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Livingroom - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Main bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
Suitability:
  • smoking allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • zoo
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • winery tours
  • live theatre
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • gambling casinos
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • tennis
  • golf
  • ski
  • roller blading
Notes:
Maid service: Nobody likes to clean on holiday! Basic maid service: We can provide a 1 hour cleaning (bathrooms, kitchen and bedrooms - doesn't include change of bed linen and towels). Extra towels: On the arrival day we provide one set of towels (1 bath and 1 hand towel) per person, but on request, we can leave you an extra set. -Football matches tickets -Welcome pack: Wake up to a breakfast on your first morning in Madrid. No searching for a supermarket when you arrive! We can arrange a welcome pack with some food basics to be delivered on your arrival (includes olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper, ½ dozen eggs, pasta, tomato, rice, bread mold, 4 pieces of fruit, juice, biscuits, water, milk, instant coffee, tea).
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