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Calle Pizarro, 16, Madrid, Madrid, 28004, Spain, ‏‎800-491-6126
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3.7 / 5Good

Score breakdown (from 54 reviews)

Average rating for:

  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    3.8
  • Comfort
    3.7
  • Condition
    3.5
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
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4.0 / 5Excellent
"Okay hotel for young couple"
At least 10min walk from the metro and the streets leading to the hotel is too quiet and dark at night.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Sep 24, 2014
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
Fantastic stay in Life Hotel!!!
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Apr 27, 2014
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
Clean and spacious rooms, very courteous and helpful staff. I would suggest adding a tea kettle with complimentary coffee and tea in each room, since the reception/restaurant area is located at the main Hotel down the street. I had to go ask for hot water every day and it was unpleasant not to be able to have a coffee in the morning. Other than that it was a great stay.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Apr 1, 2014
A Traveler
US
1.0 / 5Poor
"Not a place to be"
Hotel is very much over priced, for check and check out you need to go down the street with all your bags and then bring them up as well..... Breakfast was paid but for my surprise its was not a buffet one and a worst break fast i have ever had in my whole traveling ..... I would never recommend to stay over here.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Oct 12, 2013
Abdul Razzaq
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
A wonderful stay, very good location, return
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Sep 30, 2013
A Traveler
US
2.0 / 5Fair
The place was being painted, the rooms were small to cramped. It was also hot in the rooms, whilst cool outside. Aircon worked but too much wind.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Jun 11, 2013
A Traveler
US
3.0 / 5Good
"'ole Madrid"
The hotel was ok. The staff was awesome (Daniel & Damon?)It was close to the Gran Via and Plaza Sol and in the area we needed to be. It's next to a hostel, but it was still quiet. The breakfast was simple but good. There is parking close by, but no need for a car as hotel is a close walk to eateries or bars plus the metro is a short walk. The decor of black and white was so-so because the hallways are black and not well lit. Room was clean but a little tight. The lobby closes at 8:00pm and you will need a passcode to enter. All in all, good choice for the cost.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night trip Mar 31, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
It's very nice place. Small but clean room. Very friendly staff. Thank you!
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Oct 15, 2012
A Traveler
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Great location for tourist on a short trip"
The best part of this hotel is it's location. Near to the metro, Royal Palace, & the Gran Via. My only problem was the fact that my bed sheets were not changed during the 7 days and 6 nights that I was there, the TV only has 1 channel, and there is a 24-hr parking lot next to the hotel which makes for things to get very noisey late at night. I really liked the fact that I could walk to the museums and monuments I had on my itinerary as this saves a lot of money. I did not get the breakfast experience, but after the price I was paying to buy my own, maybe it wasn't such a good idea not to get the breakfast. I also wished they would had charged for my hotel reservation online and not while I was there, as the currency change was more than I thought it would be. The front desk staff was very friendly and always greeted you upon arrival.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Oct 5, 2012
Liz
US
3.0 / 5Good
very noisy
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Sep 11, 2012
A Traveler
US

The following English reviews were posted by hotels.com guests from other countries:

3.0 / 5Good
"a bit noisy"
we were first assigned to a room facing the street and it was so noisy. we requested to switch room that faced the backyard and it was pleasant.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night trip Mar 12, 2014
A Traveler
AS
4.0 / 5Excellent
"DIFFERENT!"
This hotel is very close to the Gran Via and walking distance to Sol, Chueca, La Latina, and many other areas of madrid. It has no manned reception, having to check in and out at a nearby hotel, but that doesn't bother us. There is a buzzing nightlife in the little streets around the hotel and. The room we had was on the small side but spotlessly clean and very well decorated, and the bed really comfy! There are no bar or restaurant, but in a city like madrid it's not needed, enjoy chocolate con churros for breakfast in sol, lunch tapas with a few beers in any bar you see, be adventurous and walk onto any bar you see! And have dinner at any restaurant in town center! Lovely stay, definitely returning to hotel Life
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Feb 7, 2014
shakeable
GB
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Great hotel"
The title says it all, parts were still under construction but it looks like they will be finished soon. rooms are big and stylish for what they cost. the location was perfect, quiet at night, close to metro, safe and near lots of shops. I would stay here again.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
8 night romance trip Sep 16, 2013
Rich
GB
4.0 / 5Excellent
"A friendly and comfortable hotel."
Hotel is located in a small street 5 min walk from Gran Via and metro Noviciades. It is a converted residential building and has a distinct personality. Good value for a few days visit to Madrid. The staff have some English and are very helpful and welcoming. Rooms have comfortable beds and good bathroom with small tub. Plenty of hot water. No ornamentation and somber colours. Small safe, good free wifi. Breakfast of toast, cake, juice, coffee, for E 4 (no fruit or eggs). Street has little traffic but many chatty pedestrians until 3 am. Plenty of places to eat nearby.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Oct 12, 2012
LyndyM
AU

The following reviews were posted by hotels.com guests from other countries:

4.0 / 5Excellent
"Volvería definitamente"
Muy buen hotel. Lindo estéticamente, limpio, bien ubicado... A tener en cuenta, que la recepción del hotel es en otro edificio. Un día nos quedamos sin papel higiénico en el baño y lo solicitamos, pero nunca lo trajeron. El hecho de que la recepción esté ubicada en otro edificio puede complicar un poco la comunicación y por ende la eficacia. De todos modos, volvería sin dudarlo!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip with friends Jun 18, 2015
Guillermina
AR
2.0 / 5Fair
"Esta cerca del centro"
Hotel tranquilo, cercano a Gran Vía, no tienes servicio de cafetería.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Dec 16, 2014
A Traveler
ES
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Escapa de fin de semana"
Buena ubicación,todo muy limpio y tranquilo
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night family trip Dec 7, 2014
Antonio Garcia
ES
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Centrico"
Muy chiquito, comodo y céntrico, para un viaje corto esta excelente
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night family trip Sep 28, 2014
A Traveler
MX
3.0 / 5Good
"Muy ruidoso"
Solo dejaron una barra de jabón, y hay mucho ruido en la calle, y las ventanas no son aislantes
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night family trip Sep 28, 2014
A Traveler
MX
5.0 / 5Outstanding
Los recepcionistas muy amables, serviciales y con un trato exquisito. Me gustó el sello de distinción ecológico y el diseño original de muchas cosas, algo que demuestra que turismo y ocio pueden ser sostenibles. Un 10 les doy.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Jul 9, 2014
A Traveler
ES
3.0 / 5Good
La ubicación perfecta pero demasiado ruido de algunos huéspedes de madrugada. El trato de los empleados en recepción muy bueno. La limpieza podría mejorarse un poco
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip May 30, 2014
A Traveler
ES
4.0 / 5Excellent
Pulito e centrale.Vicinissimo a 2 fermate metro.E' la seconda volta che vi soggiorno.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip May 1, 2014
A Traveler
IT
4.0 / 5Excellent
Esperienza ottima, molto disponibili tutti da quelli della colazione alla reception a quelli che sistemano le camere, molto molto disponibili tutti, l'hotel poi e' molto rilassante. Da ritornarci...
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Apr 25, 2014
A Traveler
IT
4.0 / 5Excellent
Bonito hotel. Céntrico. Habitación pequeña pero con todo lo básico que necesites. Limpio. Nos llevamos una buena impresión. Lo único malo fue el agua caliente, que apenas salía.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Apr 15, 2014
A Traveler
ES
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Una cabaña encima de un árbol"
Elegí el hotel Life por su ubicación, al borde de la calle del Pez y en el corazón de Malasaña. Me convenció su estética- en las imágenes parecía tranquilo y muy cuidado- pero al llegar me sorprendió ver cómo la realidad superaba la propaganda. Se trata de un pequeño rincón, decorado con un gusto exquisito, donde se respira calma y sosiego. La habitación era espaciosa y las camas parecían de heno; el baño amplio y con todas las prestaciones para descansar (había bañera!) y los muebles te hacían sentir que estabas en aquel escondite con el que soñabas de crío: una cabaña en lo alto de un árbol en el corazón de madrid. Solo espero q no se estropee y pierda el encanto, q suban los precios y descuiden el trato u olviden que muchos nos gusta escaparnos a sitios así, donde podemos hacer del viaje- de todo el viaje- una aventura con la que seguir soñando.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip with friends Mar 21, 2014
evamaring
ES
3.0 / 5Good
Hotel convencional, necesitaría cambio de ventanas xra evitar ruido exterior. Poco calor en general.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Mar 14, 2014
carmen
ES
5.0 / 5Outstanding
Un fin de semana de 10. Los empleados nos trataron genial y todo era como en las fotos. Hotel precioso, tranquilo y muy bien situado.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Mar 10, 2014
A Traveler
ES
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Super rapport qualite/prix"
Excellent emplacement a deux pas de Gran via/plaza de españa. Metro a 2min. Chambre petite mais bien pensee, moderne. Propre et ambiance zen sympa. Personnel aux petits soins tres serviables. Wifi inclus et pdj local tres sympa. Pour le prix rien a dire!!!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Feb 28, 2014
Anne Laure
FR
4.0 / 5Excellent
"tres bon rapport qualité prix"
2 nuit pour moins de 120€ avec un hôtel au centre de Madrid à coté de tout mais aussi au calme pour bien se reposer. chambre sympathique et propre je le recommande.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night romance trip Feb 22, 2014
jeremie
FR
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Buena ubicación y buen ambiente"
Para descansar después del largo dia recorriendo las calles de Madrid, llegar a este hotel con un ambiente totalmente tranquilo es lo mejor, sólo descansar sin bullicio y sin personal de limpieza que esté estropeando esos momentos. Sólo detallitos que hay que arreglar en la habitación donde estuve la manija de la puerta del baño no estaba instalada bien y ya tenía la pared un orificio, de ahí en fuera todo muy bien.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jan 10, 2014
A Traveler
MX
5.0 / 5Outstanding
El Hotel Life es un auténtico tesoro del diseño en pleno centro de Madrid. Han cuidado cada detalle y eso se nota en la calidez de la habitación. Soy muy sensible a estas cosas y no paré de hacer fotos durante mi estancia! Por aportar algo de crítica constructiva, el "armario" puede quedarse escaso para largas estancias y la luz del baño es un pelín escasa para maquillarse. ;-) Pero en general es un hotel EXCELENTE. Repetiré.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Dec 17, 2013
A Traveler
ES
3.0 / 5Good
Hotel económico y simple muy aceptable, muy cerca de Gran Vía y Malasaña. El diseño del hotel es agradable, sin lujos, por ejemplo las camas, la televisión con los canales desordenados y un mando básico de v+/- y p+/-, no hay armarios ni cajones solo un perchero y mesas sin cajones, no hay recepción en el hotel cuando llegas tienes que ir al Hotel Abalú (A 50m solo) y allí te dan las llaves, cobran...el día de salida te cobran por la custodia de maletas 1 euro si quieres dejarlas un rato y dar una vuelta, cosa que muchos hoteles ya ofrecen, solo que aquí tienen el feísimo detalle de cobrarte 1 euro, queda fatal el detalle. Al llegar nos dieron una habitación que no estaba hecha todavía (a las 14h), nos la cambiaron por otra que tampoco estaba hecha, esperamos unos 20 minutos para poder entrar a la habitación, y no pasa nada, y tuvimos que cambiar 2 toallas que estaban sucias, entonces luego molesta que te pidan 1 euro por la custodia de una maleta durante unas horas....Recomendable por ubicación, precio.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Dec 9, 2013
A Traveler
ES
4.0 / 5Excellent
"ubicacion perfecta"
HOSTAL MUY BIEN SITUADO, AUNQUE LAS HABITACIONES TIENEN PEQUEÑAS CARENCIAS PARA EL INVIERNO: UNA ESTUFA EN EL BAÑO, PERSIANA O CORTINA EN LA VENTANA. POR LO DEMAS ME PARECIO PERFECTO.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night romance trip Oct 4, 2013
INMA
ES
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Hotel muy céntrico"
Me ha gustado mucho el hotel, remodelado, actual y muy céntrico. Para repetir
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 18, 2013
A Traveler
ES
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Hôtel idéal pour profiter de la vie Madrilène."
Très bien placé, en plein cœur de Madrid. Métro à 5 minutes à pied. Quartier calme.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 2, 2013
P & M
FR
3.0 / 5Good
"눅눅한 방"
객실과 욕실 사이의 벽 상부가 오픈되어 있어서 욕실 샤워 후 습기가 고스란히 넘어 옴. 또한 창 밖에 사람이 지나다니기 때문에 열 수 없어서 습기 제거에 어려움을 겪음.호텔측에 습기 제거를 요청하였으나 제습기가 아닌 공기 청정기를 가져다 줘서 문제 해결은 되지 않았음
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
5 night trip Jun 3, 2013
A Traveler
KR
2.0 / 5Fair
"Emplacement parfait mais c'est tout...."
Service et réception nuls.... Cet hôtel est plus un 2 étoiles qu'un 3 étoiles...Le STERLING hôtel, dans la rue d'a cote, est 10 fois mieux
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night romance trip May 11, 2013
Cyril
FR
4.0 / 5Excellent
Abbiamo alloggiato in hotel per 4 notti e devo dire che ci siamo trovati molto bene. Il personale conosce poco l'inglese ma con un pò di intuito si comunica benissimo anche in spagnolo. Molto gentili. Camera pulita, sufficientemente grande e silenziosa nonostante l'hotel si trovi in una traversa della GranVia! Ubicazione perfetta per chi come noi è stato a spasso per la città e ha utilizzato la camera solo per dormire. Consiglio quest'hotel anche per il buon rapporto qualità/prezzo.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Apr 18, 2013
A Traveler
IT
2.0 / 5Fair
"CÉNTRICO"
Hostal modesto, pero limpio. En la habitación se oye mucho el ruido de la calle, que aunque es estrecha y no hay tráfico de coches, se oye a la gente que pasa hablando. También niños jugando a la pelota. Lo peor de la estancia es que las fotos que tienen colgadas en internet no se parecen en nada a la realidad. N/habitación no tenía cortinas, sino contraventanas. De los apliques que hay a ambos lados de la cama, nosotros sólo teníamos la parte redonda, no había bombilla ni porta-bombilla. En una mesilla había una lamparita de mesa. Lástima no haber hecho ninguna foto de la habitación para que quien lea ésto pueda comparar y juzgar por sí mismo de lo que se ve en las fotos a la realidad...
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip with friends Mar 29, 2013
A Traveler
ES
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Huippusijainti!"
Hotelli on todella keskeisellä paikalla Madridissa ja siitä on todella lyhyt matka kaikkiin huippunähtävyyksiin ja pääkatu Gran Vialle. Suosittelen hotellia ehdottomasti kaikille niille, joille on tärkeää hyvä sijainti ja jotka eivät kaipaa ylimääräistä "luksusta", vaan tyytyvät hyvään perustasoon.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
6 night romance trip Nov 14, 2012
A Traveler
FI
4.0 / 5Excellent
Únicamente que al salir de la estación del Metro (Pza. España), busquen la calle San Bernardo para que les sea más fácil localizar la calle Pizarro donde está el hotel.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Jan 10, 2013
A Traveler
ES
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Ottimo per coppie"
Hotel molto centrale e pulito,ottimo per girare il centro della città e il giusto compromesso economico e funzionale
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 21, 2012
A Traveler
IT
3.0 / 5Good
"Alle foci dell'Arno un ghiozzo squitta!"
La cosa peggiore dell' albergo è stata la vista del degrado igienico che giaceva dalla nostra finestra ... una distesa di cotton fioc sigarettte lembi di tessuto, biancheria intima, sigarette ect ect il tutto su un bel tetto in eternit che, come è noto è un materiale altamente cancerogeno ...
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 12, 2012
Fabio
IT
5.0 / 5Outstanding
l'efficienza e la cortesia,inoltre è ubicato in maniera quasi perfetta,ne troppo vicino e ne troppo lontano dal centro.Sicuramente da prendere in considerazione per un eventuale ritorno a Madrid.Lo consiglio!!!
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Aug 27, 2012
A Traveler
IT
4.0 / 5Excellent
"consigliato a coppie"
Abbiamo soggiornato in questo hotel dal 2 al 5 agosto, ci siamo trovati bene, è molto centrale e vicino a parecchie linee della metro, nonostante sia centrale abbastanza silenzioso e tranquillo, la camera spartana ma comoda e fresca, bagno molto semplice (solo mancava il sapone....) wifi gratuito, colazione gradevole! insomma un ottimo rapporto qualità prezzo! decisamente consigliato per visitare la splendida città di madrid!
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Aug 6, 2012
giuli
IT
5.0 / 5Outstanding
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Sep 16, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Aug 31, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Oct 14, 2012
A Traveler
US
3.0 / 5Good
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night romance trip Mar 20, 2015
Jan-Erik
IE
3.0 / 5Good
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip with friends Mar 19, 2015
A Traveler
IE
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