- Internet access - wireless
- Free WiFi - Public Areas
- Free Wi-Fi
Food & Drink
- Bar / Lounge
- Coffee shop or café
- Snack bar/deli
Services & Shops
- Concierge desk
- Currency exchange
- Tour assistance
- Luggage storage
- No- smoking property
- Pets not allowed
- Check-out by noon
- Wheelchair accessible
- Number of floors 6
- Photocopy machines
- Television in lobby
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Check-in time starts noon
- Total number of rooms 151
- Security guard
- Check-in time ends midnight
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of buildings/towers 1
- Parking garage
- Electronic/magnetic keys
- Complimentary bottled water
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe
- Complimentary newspaper
- Clock radio
Internet, TV & Phone
- Satellite television service
- Direct-dial phone
Rooms & Comfort
- Window opens
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Soundproofed rooms
- Wake-up calls
- Air conditioning
Bath & Shower
- Private bathroom
- Bathtub or shower
- Complimentary toiletries
- Bathtub only
- Turndown service
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At a Glance
Board basis explained
Board basis explained
...means that included in the price are all main meals, most drinks, which tend to be local varieties available during bar opening hours.
...means that breakfast, lunch and evening meals, are included in the price.
...means that your breakfast and evening meal is included in the price. In some cases you can choose to receive lunch instead of breakfast - the hotel will confirm this upon arrival.
...means that breakfast is included in the price.
...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price, but you will be provided with catering facilities in your accommodation to cook light meals.
...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price.
- La Paloma Church 0.06 miles
- Gate of Toledo 0.14 miles
- El Rastro 0.18 miles
- Dalieda de San Francisco 0.20 miles
- Mercado de la Cebada 0.21 miles
- Plaza de los Carros Madrid 0.22 miles
- Royal Basilica of San Francisco el Grande 0.23 miles
- Plaza de Cascorro 0.24 miles
- Church of San Andres 0.24 miles
- San Isidro Museum 0.25 miles
- Teatro Pavon 0.25 miles
- La Casa de la Portera 0.26 miles
- La Latina Convent 0.26 miles
- Plaza de la Paja 0.32 miles
- Church of San Pedro El Viejo 0.33 miles
- San Isidro Church 0.36 miles
- Vistillas Gardens 0.36 miles
- Garden of Prince Anglona 0.37 miles
- Plaza de la Cruz Verde 0.38 miles
- St. Michael's Basilica 0.40 miles
- at_a_glance_airport Madrid (Barajas) MAD35m
The capital and largest city in Spain, Madrid has a fascinating history, unique culture and vibrant nightlife. Summers in Madrid are hot, with temperatures regularly above 30 degrees making the city a perfect getaway from the UK’s inevitable damp and grey version.
Where to visit….
The Prado Museum houses one of the world’s best collections of European Art. It includes work by Spanish painters; Velazquez, Goya, El Greco and Esteban as well as many other big names from other European countries. Another arty essential is the Reina Sofia Museum, Spain’s national museum of 20th century art featuring work by Picasso, Miro and Dali.
Designed by architect Gomez de Mora, the Plaza Mayor is a beautiful square that has been the site of many a bullfight and execution. Today it is surrounded by shops and bars and features a statue of King Phillip III. The Royal Palace has one of the largest armouries in the world and celebrates the change of the Royal Guard every Wednesday at 11am which is well worth a watch.
If you’re after some space, head out to the Buen Retiro Park at the edge of the city centre. Full of sculpture, monuments, lakes and manicured lawns, the park is the perfect place to spend a sunny afternoon. If you have the kids with you and want to escape the heat in the city, head out to Aquopolis, a large outdoor water park full of slides and pools. Other child-friendly options include the Planetarium, Warner Bros Park and the Zoo Aquarium. Real Madrid FC was founded in 1902 and is Spain’s most successful football team. Their home is the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium where if you’re lucky with your timing you can catch a game.
El Rastro, Europe’s largest outdoor market, is the place to shop on a Sunday morning. You can buy almost anything here on the streets of Barrio La Latina. Xanadu is a shopping centre for the whole family. Containing Europe’s largest indoor ski slope, the multi-level shopping and sports centre offers something for everyone and most importantly during the hot summer months – an air conditioned haven.
See the city…
The Teleferico (cable railway) is a great way to see Madrid – from the air! A tour lasts 11 minutes and offers views of the Rosaleda, the Principe Pio (train station), River Manzanares and Casa de Campo. Walking is the best way to see the city but if your feet begin to tire, hop on to the expanding Madrid Metro, 24 hour buses (perfect for partygoers) and plenty of taxis.
Madrid has vibrant nightlife and a wealth of choices to suit any taste. If you’re wanting to celebrity spot, Gabana 1800 is where you’ll find your professional footballers and models alongside an equally exclusive price tag. A lively young crowd can always be found at Fortuny, a restaurant and nightclub housed in a three storey 19th century palace. Kapital is a huge nightclub that spans 7 floors and a rooftop terrace. Here you can dance the night away to Madrid’s local DJ’s.
Ganivet Hotel Reviews
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03 October 2016
Ann - Dublin , Ireland
Hotel was in a great location. ..we walked everywhere. The hotel was spotless. Our room was quite small but ample room. Bathroom spotless. Great sunbathing area and small pool. Super selection of food for breakfast. All staff were a pleasure to deal with.
The best thing about my stay was...Location. ..and sunbathing area
12 September 2016
The best value hotel in Madrid
Paul Montgomery, Dublin
I have stayed at this hotel six times and I am amazed that they offer such quality for a reasonable price.
The best thing about my stay was...The friendly reception and housekeeping staff.
06 July 2016
Excellent hotel, would highly recommend 👍
Caroline Noonan, Ireland
Excellent location, hotel room was spacious & very clean. Hotel staff very friendly & professional.
The best thing about my stay was...Room was very clean
12 June 2016
Great location lovely hotel
Hotel is good location, roof top pool is perfect for a few hours, very small but very clean. Breakfast is ok, usual continental - staff very helpful would def stay here again!
The best thing about my stay was...Pool
03 January 2016
We stayed for 3 nights to celebrate New Year, and found the hotel to be well situated to the tourist spots and nightlife (approx. 10 - 15 mins walk via several nice Tapas bars). The hotel is very clean and close to the Metro, so cant really ask for more.
The best thing about my stay was...Close to the Metro and Nice Breakfasts
19 October 2015
Excellent but beware weekends
Peter , UK
Terrific value for money and location. Staff really helpful and the breakfasts were high quality Our only advice us that it is across the road from a local nightclub that can be noisy Af the weekends. Ask for a room at the back yo Zvoid disturbed sleep
The best thing about my stay was...Roof top terrace and pool
14 August 2015
John , Dublin
This hotel was perfect for a family break to Madrid. The family room for 4 was great value and comfortable. For high summer the roof top pool was a real bonus
The best thing about my stay was...Roof top pool/lounge area
02 March 2015
Stayed at hotel Ganivet in February for my birthday. It was fantastic! Very close to all the best bars in la Latina and a short walk to all the main attractions in Madrid. The room was modern and clean. Couldn't fault it at all.
The best thing about my stay was...The location
27 January 2015
Scots Granny, Scotland
Friendly helpful staff .Great breakfast. Good location. Easy to walk to main tourist sites.
The best thing about my stay was...Location and breakfast
15 September 2014
GREAT VALUE FOR MONEY
Tony & Sylvia , Cardiff
FRIENDLY STAFF,EXCELLENT CHOICES FOR BREAKFAST,CLOSE TO PLAZA MAJOR. FREE WATER AVAILABLE ON FLOOR.
The best thing about my stay was...VARIED & GOOD BREAKFAST CHOICES.
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