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Charming luxury apartment in the heart of Madrid
Charming luxury apartment in the heart of Madrid
5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
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Bright luxury apartment with three balconies for up to five people located in the heart of the historical distric of the Austrias, in a small pedestrian street that leads to Plaza Mayor).

It is a property of 70 m² ( 753.47 ft²) with ceilings 3,70 m (12 ft) high
decorated with the utmost care and fully equipped to garantee the best accommodation experience.

The property is perfect for couples, friends, business trips and families with no walking children or kids above 12 y.o.

The space

The rent is for the whole property.
The apartment is located in the third floor (building has an elevator / lift) of a historic building of 1850 which has been completely restored recently,

The property was selected by the prestigious magazine AD Arquitectural Digest (Spanish edition) for a web article about it's impeccably original style published on 2nd August 2017.

It has a large living room with two balconies, sofa; dining table up to six people; coffee table; flat screen TV, DVD-Blue Ray player;

The first bedroom has a balcony, PC working area, ceiling fan, Smart TV and a complete private bathroom with Shower Panel System with heavy rain shower and spray wand ; Garden furniture set in the balcony

Second bedroom is a very cozy interior room with Smart TV and ceiling fan.

The apartment has a second sized bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen.

The first bedroom has twin beds 90 cm x 180 cm
The second bedroom has a double bed (1,40 m x 1,80 m)
The sofa can turn into a single bed in case that five people occupy the house.

Minimum stay during is three nights.

Services:
- Air conditioning cool / heat.
- Ceramic-coated heating plates in the bedrooms.
- Ceiling fan in the bedrooms.
- Double glazed windows and balconies.
- Garden furniture in two balconies
- Wi-Fi
- Flat screen TV in the living room and Smart TVs in each of the bedrooms.
- DVD and Blu-Ray player
- Fully equipped kitchen (Microwave oven, four ring vitroceramic hob, extractor fan, fridge, washing machine and dishwasher. Nespresso coffee maker, kettle, orange juicer, blender, toaster, etc).
- Clothes horse, iron, iron board.
- Door opener
- Hangers
- Hair dryers (one in each bathroom).
- High-quality linen and egypt cotton towels (three per guest plus a bathrobe)
- Welcome basket
- Tourist information about the city of Madrid and surroundings.

Guest access

You will use the whole property

Other things to note

November is a relatively quiet month before the Christmas fanfare. There are still many things to do in Madrid at that time since the weather is still good. Fall days are lovely with lots of sunny hours, the parks’ tree leaves change from dozens of green to become yellowish and brownish and you can still have a coffee or a hot chocolate at a terraza. The sky is usually still startlingly blue, however, and you can sit at a pavement café in the bright sunshine in the afternoon after visiting the Prado.
If you need another nudge, you should visit Madrid in November because
• The city is relatively calm and empty before the Christmas turmoil.
• It’s almost the beginning of the Christmas season.
• Airfares and lodging prices are considerably lower than in December.

Although Madrid is the third largest city in the EU after London and Berlin, its centre is relatively compact and flat and so from El sitio de Adrian y Miguel the city can be easily toured by foot.

Don’t miss...
The 200th anniversary of the Teatro Real (Royal Opera Theatre), which has already begun commemorating its foundation in 1818 by extending its repertoire and working with opera houses around the world. During November you can enjoy two operas with Spanish theme: Carmen by Bizet (sung in French) and La Favorita by Donizetti (Italian version). December will be Puccini’s turn with La Bohème.

November 9th: La Almudena. The Virgen de la Almudena is the patroness of Madrid and this day is a local holiday. There is usually a large mass in the Plaza Mayor followed by a procession back to the Cathedral. The procession is lead by chulaposand chulapas dressed in traditional clothing. It’s a good chance of getting to see Madrileños wearing what they normally don’t.

Christmas Lights: On the last Friday of the month the major of Madrid inaugurates the Christmas lights to fill the city with a magical air. These beautiful illuminations are a sight to be seen and you shouldn’t miss some of the best decorations following a Christmas Lights walk.

Art Exhibitions:

Picasso / Lautrec from October the 17th. The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum presents a pictorial exhibition of the time Pablo Ruiz Picasso (Malaga, 1881 – Mougins, 1973) spent in Paris, focusing on the relationship between the Spaniard’s early work and that of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.


Painter Mariano Fortuny ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)) Exhibition from 21st November at Museo Nacional del Prado. This exhibition will be a particularly exceptional and unrepeatable one due to its focus on all the different phases within Fortuny’s career as a painter, watercolourist, draughtsman and printmaker, while also giving special emphasis to the influence on his work of the great painters that he studied in the Prado.

Norman Foster / Common Futures: from October the 6th. Twelve exhibitions sections offer an overview of the British architect’s ideas regarding various issues of social interest. At Espacio Fundación Telefónica

Keep warm...

In Madrid’s ridiculously over-the-top former main post office which now houses CentroCentro ((URL HIDDEN) a cultural centre where there are always a few exhibitions on (mostly free). You can also just read newspapers, use the free Wi-Fi or take in the view across the city from the tower or the charming terrace bar.

Gastronomy

A traditional Madrileño dish, cocido is a chickpea-based stew. Most popular during the winter months but served year round, it is a hearty dish prepared with meat and vegetables. There are a thousand different ways to make cocido, and no two locals can agree on the best. Are you (and your stomach) up to the challenge of finding the city’s best cocido when you’re visiting Madrid this November? Start with Lhardy (Carrera de San Jerónimo, 8), which boasts one of the oldest recipes in the city.
Tip: In Spain, lunch is the main meal of the day. Spaniards eat late, generally between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Embrace the Spanish way with a big lunch to power you through an afternoon of sightseeing.

At Chocolatería Valor (Postigo de San Martín 7; cho(URL HIDDEN) or at Chocolateria San Gines (Pasadizo San Ginés, 5) where weary Christmas shoppers take refuge at marble tables with cups of traditional gloopy chocolate with a few energy-restoring churro fritters to dunk in it.

Wrap up and walk...

Through the Retiro Park, then join the crowds watching the performers by the lake. If it gets a bit nippy, there might well be an exhibition on at the Palacio de Velázquez or the Palacio de Cristal where you can thaw out.

El Rastro. Pay a visit to Madrid’s flea market area on a Sunday morning, the busiest day of the week. The market dates back over 400 years and almost everything imaginable is on sale at the hundreds of stalls arranged along the narrow sloping streets.

Take a day trip

As much as we love Madrid, we understand everyone needs to escape the city from time to time. Recharge your batteries by venturing outside the capital, and see what else the province has to offer. Check cities’ tourism board websites for lists of events in November. One of the most popular day trips from Madrid is to Toledo.

Already visited Toledo? Autumn is the perfect time to visit the San Lorenzo del Escorial Monastery. Located just an hour northwest of Madrid in the Sierra de Guadarrama mountains, the majestic monastery is an UNESCO World Heritage site. Take your time exploring the grounds before sitting down for lunch in the charming historic town center.

Also in town:

How to get to there: Take bus #661 or #664 from Madrid’s Intercambiador de Moncloa to the San Lorenzo del Escorial Bus Station. Travel time is one hour.

Visit the Real Madrid Bernabeu Stadium
Even if you’re unable to score tickets to a game, you can still experience the magic of the Bernabeu Stadium. Considered a must-see destination for football fans, visitors are invited to tour Bernabeu’s museum, dressing rooms, presidential box and tunnel. While you’re visiting Madrid in November, walk out onto the pitch just like superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. Even non-football fans will be impressed by panoramic views of the stadium. Tickets can be purchased online or at the ticket office (Paseo de la Castellana, 142).
Price: 20 euros per adult; 14 euros per youth under-14; free for children under-5.

Marvel at Madrid’s Egyptian Temple
Madrid has it all, even its very own ancient Egyptian temple. The Temple of Debod, which sits atop a hill in Parque Oeste, was gifted to Spain for helping to preserve temples along the Nile. It opened to the public in 1972 and the area around the temple is a popular picnic spot on warm weather days. With its views of the Royal Palace and the Casa de Campo park, the Temple of Debod is also one of the best places to see the sunset when you’re visiting Madrid in November.
Tip: There is no entrance fee, but opening times can be tricky. The site is closed for four hours at lunch, as per Madrid tradition, and not open Saturday or Sunday afternoon. The closest metro stations are Plaza de España and Ventura Rodriguez.

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Amenities
Elevator
Internet
Family/kid friendly
Cable TV

Prices
Extra people $39 CAD / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $109 CAD
Security Deposit $310 CAD
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price $279 CAD / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM

You must also acknowledge
No parking on property - The property is located in a pedestrian street so parking in not allowed. There is a public parking (under the Plaza Mayor) 50 meters away.

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
The minimum night stay for this listing varies.

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Gráinne User Profile
September 2017
Adrian Y Miguel's place is wonderful. Amazing location - less that 20 seconds walk to both Plaza Mayor and Mercado de San Miguel, and a few minutes to Peurto Del Sol! Their apartment is a really beautiful place to spend some relaxing time while staying in Madrid, you can chill on the balcony, sipping a glass of vino and watching the world go by. Miguel was great to communicate with and checked in on us during our stay to make sure everything was good. He offered suggestions and advice for our visit and kindly accommodated our luggage while we spent our last day in Madrid. Would absolutely recommend their place for your base while exploring Madrid! Thanks for everything Miguel
Adrian Y Miguel User Profile
Response from Adrian Y Miguel:
Dear Gràinne, Thank you very much for your review. You are welcome back any time!
September 2017

Cheryl User Profile
April 2017
This is a gorgeous home-away-from-home that is right on Plaza Mayor. The location couldn't be any better. Your first step to exploring the city by foot begins just downstairs. You're also just steps away from Mercado de San Miguel, the oldest and most beautiful gastro-market where you can get great wines and tapas at unbelievable prices. And if you're serious about your coffee, you will not be disappointed with Mistura, which is just below the apartment. Miguel and Adrian's apartment is just the perfect size for 3-4 adults. It is absolutely dreamy and romantic, and everything about it is perfect - from the stylish decor/interior to the lush white bathrobes and the generous welcome amenity of tea, coffee, oranges, pastries and cookies... it is like checking into a Four Seasons Hotel. The hosts are extremely prompt at communication and always ready with helpful advice and directions. Your stay will be extremely comfortable and memorable, without a doubt.
Adrian Y Miguel User Profile
Response from Adrian Y Miguel:
Dear Cheryl Thank you so much. You know that we are waiting for you with opens arms!!! Please plan your next trip to Madrid right now!!!
April 2017

Thomas User Profile
October 2017
This experience was truly a home away from home with all the included luxuries in a special and charming setting. The hosts were beyond helpful, attentive, and responsive. I am at a loss for words in regards to my incredible experience in Madrid. The apartment pictures speak for the home itself. If you search hard enough, it's also been featured in Architectural Digest-- genius! As someone who has stayed in many five star luxury hotels, this was truly a memorable moment in life when I was immersed in the culture in literally the convenient center of town. No details were left behind in the accommodation. In a nutshell, this is a renovated space filled with light & air, outdoor luxury, media systems, central air, spacious family and dining space, fully equipped kitchen (with table settings), tons of resources on Madrid itself, and great water pressure in the spa-like bathrooms. There was nothing else I could've asked for except if i can buy this as my own home!

Sarah User Profile
October 2017
Absolutely stunning apartment, in an incredible location, Miguel was a fantastic host. Simply the best Airbnb experience I have had to date, please do not hesitate, book this apartment for your time in Madrid!
Adrian Y Miguel User Profile
Response from Adrian Y Miguel:
Dear Sarah, Thank you for your nice review. It makes us very happy to know that you had such a good experiencie. You are welcome back anytime!
October 2017

Xochitl User Profile
September 2017
Miguel was great from the very first contact after booking. He provided an extensive guide of the city for us to read over before arriving which he also made a copy of and left for us to use while we stayed at their lovely apartment. He greeted us down at the street with a warm a friendly demeanor and made us feel right at home. He provided a great run down of where everything was located and great recommendations for shopping, eating, etc. He even messaged me the day after we arrived to ensure everything went well our first night. He provided a welcome basket with lots of goodies and it was much appreciated. The BEST location, better than we expected! Steps away from Plaza Mayor which is a lively town square with lots of going on. Right around the corner from Mercado de San Miguel- Tapa heaven! (Seriously, (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) it). It's waking distance from everything- 10 mins to Palacio Real, 20 mins to Museo del Prado & Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Everything is just a short walk away, we didn't use public transport once. We took a quick day trip to Toledo on Miguel's recommendation and that was amazing as well. The place itself is clean, tastefully decorated and just as described, "charming". Well stocked, we had more than we needed of everything. Our family of 4 loved every bit of it! When I come back I am definitely staying here again, that's how much we loved it!
Adrian Y Miguel User Profile
Response from Adrian Y Miguel:
Dear Xochitl I am very grateful for you nice review. We do wish you and your family visit us again soon!
September 2017

Susan User Profile
September 2017
We just left Madrid after 9 fantastic days and nights at Miguel and Adrian's apartment. What a treat - it was meticulous, comfortable, designed with the traveler in mind. We felt at home right away.... from the wine and fresh fruit upon our arrival, to the lovely artwork and comfortable living room and bedrooms with beautiful linens, to the well designed, compact and complete kitchen.... we did not want to leave. The location was just right for walking to restaurants, museums, shopping, plaza events. Miguel alerted us to a traditional procession in the street just below us, so we could watch the entire event unfold from our balcony and the nearby Plaza Mayor. I must say the best part was the warmth and hospitality our hosts showed us - they patiently answered our questions, called a cab for us, and Miguel even pressed a shirt for my husband - really - attentive, thoughtful and caring hosts. We hope to return to Madrid and stay at this beautiful apartment.
Adrian Y Miguel User Profile
Response from Adrian Y Miguel:
Susan, thank you very much for your nice and generous review. We really hope that one day you visit us again!
September 2017

Alicia User Profile
September 2017
This apartment is fabulous ! It's in a brilliant spot close to all amenities.The decor is beautiful and classy.Cant recommend it enough.The host Miguel could not do enough for us and was always on hand with help and advice.Cant wait to return !
Adrian Y Miguel User Profile
Response from Adrian Y Miguel:
Thank you so much for your generous review. We can't wait to hosting you again!
September 2017

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Interaction with guests

The owners live in the very same building in a different apartment therefore you will enjoy your stay with all the privacy but we will be close just in case you need any help.
One of us works in the tourism industry so we are really willing to help you with your plans around the city.

About Adrian Y Miguel

Adrian is Interior designer and Miguel works in the tourism industry. We both are in love with Madrid and everything what the city has to offer.
Love travelling, listening to music (crazy about Opera and Lied), good dinning and keep discovering the best secret places in town.
Friendly, service-oriented and hard workers.

Languages: English, Español, Italiano, Português
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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