Home exchange: Madrid - Carmen's home - Madrid/Spain - GuestToGuest
This home is

A family home: convenient, comfy, and designed for the whole family

What your guests will love about your home
Perfect location, walking every place
What your guests will love about your neighborhood

in the middle of the city

walking every thing

perfect for enjoy

Additional information
The home for exchanges in summer have 3 bedrooms, 2 double and 1 single, there is also 1 supleroria bed and a travelling cradle, so you would stay 5 or more with childs. There is a small dining-room, kitchen and two bathrooms- the one with all except WC, there are one WC in the hall commun to the 2 flats. We rent this home to foreign students from September to June, so it hald be free for exchange in end June, July, and August. Our houses will be thoroughly cleaned before and after your stay, so there is no need for you to clean anything before you go, but we kindly ask you to leave it tidy and expect the same in your home. Our housekeeper is also available if you need her to go more often -10 euros/hour. We would look also baby-sit if you need it. The condominium is situated in the famous area of Los Austrias, where you can find the Royal Palace and the Almudena Cathedral. It is in La Latina neghborhoog, right at La Latina Square, where the famous El Rastro flea market starts on Sundays. It is very close to Cava Baja, the place to be if you want to enjoy our tapas along with some drinks Spanish style, and nearby Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol, where KM 0 of all roads in Spain starts. At La Latina Square there is a taxi rank, several bus stops and the very convenient underground station of La Latina. You can easily come from the airport by taxi -some 30 euro and no more than an hour, depending on the traffic- or by underground, with two changes and a small supplement on the fare, but it will be less than 2 euro if you buy a ticket for 10 trips, always wise as you can also use it for busses. In the surrounding streets you can also find many shops and some of the most famous restaurants in Madrid, like Casa Botin, Casa Lucio y Malacatín, or some other cheaper ones but also very good like Casa Rodriguez in street Maldonas, way to squares La Latina and Cascorro. You’ll find supermarkets, a very big grocery market, an indoor swimming pool and a gym, both just in front of the well-known La Latina Theatre. PLACES TO VISIT:MADRID: - The historical centre: El Rastro is a huge flea market that is set every Sunday morning starting in our very same street. Cava Baja is the place to go if you want to have "Tapas" for lunch after visiting El Rastro, the way we all of us do. You can go to "Taberna Aljaraque" in street Cava Baja, you would hear flamenco and eat tapas. The Royal Palace, and the Plaza Mayor are within walking distance and all a ’must’ if you come to Madrid. Go to dinner late in friday to "Meson de la Guitarra", close Mayor Square, the best Tortilla Española and you can hear "La Tuna", tipical spanish music and Flamenco other nights in the week also. Puerta del Sol square is close, It is a nice area for shopping too but, pls, BEWARE OF PICKPOCKETS - they are experts in tourists!(also in others places like public transports). - Museums: El Prado, Reina Sofia, and Thyssen, are all within walking distance. Other are - Museum of America, Natural Science,... - Tourist bus, day and night (nice in Xmas): Cibeles, Puerta de Alcalá, El Retiro Park, Descalzas Reales Convent, Liria Palace, Debod Temple, Las Ventas Bullring, Bernabeu Stadium,... - Attractions: Xanado - a shopping centre with an indoor ski slope, Attraction Park, Zoo, Aquarium, Warner Park (metro line direct in 7 minutes to tren to the park), ... ALREDEDORES/AROUND: If you like to sky, you can go to Navacerrada, only 50 KM away from Madrid. And if you want to visit other cities, the following are within 40 km and 200 km: - DAY-TRIP: Segovia, early in the moorning, to visit the Aqueduct, the Alcazar and the historical centre and be sure to have lunch in the very well-known restaurant "Casa Candido", where the best offer is suckling pork. The Palace of La Granja is on the way from Madrid if you have time to visit before. After go to El Escorial, with a huge Palace and a very nice stone village. From there you can have a quick look at Avila in the afternoon,, if only to enjoy the magnificent wall around the medieval city, wonderfulat night also. The best will be go in car if you want to visit all the places, if you´ll go only one there are bus and train. - DAY-TRIP: Aranjuez, early in the morning, with three splendid Palaces, and a very charming park. On your way back to Madrid, you can also stop at the medieval village of Chinchón and lunch in the Mayor Square. Cuenca is also a nice city and you wpuld go after, where you can see the famous "Casas Colgantes" - one is even a restaurant . You can also visit the "Ciudad Encantada" before and the Stone Monastery. The city of Alcala de Henares is also interesting on your way back to Madrid and dinin in tipical famous mesones for universitary students.The best will be go in car and visit all. - DAY-TRIP: Toledo, a ’must’ and so close! Don’t forget to wait til night time to enjoy the overwhelming view from the Parador of Toledo under the lights. The best will be go in train, only 20 minutes from Atocha Station, near our flat, also there are a lot of bus in Mendez Alvaro Station Sur. You would sleep in the old city and go to others cities in the sud of Spain from here. If you will go with car,go y¡to parking in Transito neigborhood, close to Greco´home, you can make a tour around the city and came back easy - DAY-TRIP: Salamanca, with so many monuments to visit that you might like to stay overnight and from here you will go to other cities in Spain.
Beds
  • 2 double
  • 1 single
  • 0 children
  • 0 baby
Put-up beds
  • 0 double
  • 0 single
  • 1 children
  • 1 baby
Outdoor
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • BBQ
  • Playground
  • Tennis court
  • Ping-pong table
  • Balcony / terrace
Multimedia
  • TV
  • Computer
  • Internet
  • WiFi
  • Home cinema
  • Satellite / cable
  • Phone
  • Video game console
Amenities
  • Disabled access
  • Baby gear
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave oven
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Bathtub
  • Heating system
Miscellanous
  • A/C
  • Elevator
  • Parking space
  • Piano
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Fireplace
  • Gym
  • Pool table
Home rules
  • Smokers welcome
  • Pets welcome
  • Children welcome
Favors
  • Dog to feed
  • Cat to feed
  • Plants to water
Available vehicles
  • Car
  • Bicycle
  • Motor scooter
  • Motorcycle
  • Motorboat
  • Sailboat
Staff
  • Doorman
  • Cleaning person
  • Baby-sitter
  • Cook
  • Guide

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  • Type Apartment
  • Residence Primary
  • Sleeps 7
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 1
  • Size 70 m²
  • Deposit 0 €
  • Insurance Optional
  • Home's id #399