Francisco I Hotel - Madrid

Arenal 15, Madrid, Spain, 28013  show map
 2 stars
  • Overview
  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities
^

Francisco I Hotel - Madrid

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant buffet

Welcome drink

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Verified Reviews:

  • Right in the heart of the nightlife - Rooms were old-fashioned - Good bathroom
  • Free wifi - Helpful staff - Beds were perfect - Perfect of a city trip
  • Very reasonable price - Bathrooms were lovely - No tea / coffee making facilities
  • Hotel is tiny - Room was small - Breakfast is adequate - Plan to stay here again
  • Hotel was clean - Well located in the centre - Main shops were 5 mins walk - Great value

Overview

Francisco I is a 6-story hotel in the heart of Madrid at a close proximity to IFEMA, Prado Museum and Madrid offering 63 elegant rooms. The functional hotel in Madrid attracts guests with its classical architecture.

The hotel is in the good location steps away from a museum, an opera and a palace. There are an amusement park, restaurants and bars in the area.

Shops, a market and a flea market are within easy reach of the hotel.

Santo Domingo underground station is within 5 minutes' walking distance from the property. A 15-minute drive will take you to Barajas airport.

Rooms

The rooms in Francisco I Hotel are fitted with coffee/tea makers, central heating, a writing desk, free wireless internet and climate control. The guestrooms look out on the city. They are furnished with a modern décor.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the café every morning. The designed restaurant provides excellent meals. Chocolateria San Gines and Gino's are situated in a tourist area, about 50 meters from the venue.

All visitors are offered a continental breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Guests can rent cars to discover the area.

Relax

Francisco I Hotel is a child-friendly hotel offering cots and a game room.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   63.

This field is required.
Email not defined
 Open
WRITE A QUICK REVIEW
Very Bad Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rate this hotel
YOUR IMPRESSION OF THE HOTEL

In general

Pros

Cons

YOUR DETAILS
First Name
Email
Cancel
To get your review moderated and published, please read our Terms and Conditions.

Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Vending machines
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Sink
  • Toilet

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 40 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Francisco I Hotel - Madrid Madrid location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Arenal 15, Madrid, Spain, 28013

Get directions
City Center
  • Madrid
    400 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Atocha's Train Station
    1.7 km
  • Atocha Train Station
    1.7 km
Underground stations
  • Sol
    300 m
  • Callao
    400 m
Restaurants
  • Chocolateria San Gines
    90 m
  • Museo del Jamon
    220 m
Parks
  • Jardines de Sabatini
    660 m
Beaches
  • Bolonia Beach
    360 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    63

Hotel Awards

SpanishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedMadridFrancisco I

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in Spain

Use Badge

Rooms and availability

Francisco I photos Exterior Hotel information
Double Room
City view
  • Room size:

    18 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Comfortable 23 m2 room for 1 or 2 people. Ideal for leisure or business.

Francisco I photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Media:Television
  • 220 V AC
Francisco I photos Exterior Hotel information
Suite
  • Room size:

    27 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Francisco I photos Room
Superior Double Room
City view
  • Room size:

    24 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Roll in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Superior|Double Room - With Breakfast. Superior-Bed & Breakfast-Standard

Francisco I Location

Legend
  • Current hotel
  • Hotels nearby
  • Other hotels
  • Airports
  • Underground stations
  • Train stations
  • Parks
  • Tourist attractions
  • Museums
  • Convention centers
  • Stadiums
  • Food and meals
  • General

Hover above the icons to see hotel photo and details.

Click the hotel to go to the main hotel page.

Route Planner
Enter your starting point (at least street address and city) to receive driving directions to or from the hotel.

What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Plaza Mayor200 m
  • Downtown400 m
  • Puerto del Sol400 m

Popular areas

  • City Center300 m

Places of interest

  • Plaza Mayor Madrid100 m
  • Casa del Ratoncito Pérez100 m
  • Discoteca Palace Madrid100 m
  • La Puerta del Sol300 m
  • Plaza Mayor et Puerta del sol300 m
  • El oso y el madroño300 m
  • Plaza Castilla300 m
  • Puerta del Sol Madrid300 m
  • plaza maria soledad acosta400 m
  • Plaza de Oriente400 m

Convention centers

  • Madrid Convention Center100 m

Shopping areas

  • Fnac200 m
  • Fnac200 m
  • El Corte Ingles200 m
  • Preciados Street300 m

Amusement

  • cortylandia100 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales100 m
  • Plaza Mayor100 m
  • Puerta del Sol300 m
  • Plaza de Oriente400 m
  • Royal Palace of Madrid400 m
  • Sabatini Gardens400 m

Theaters

  • Teatro Real300 m

Underground stations

  • Sol200 m
  • Callao300 m
  • Santo Domingo Metro Station400 m

Local attractions

  • Queen Sofia Arts Center 1.5 km
    Santa Isabel, 52, Madrid
  • Atocha Railroad Station 1.6 km
    Glorieta del Emperador Carlos V., Madrid
  • National Library of Spain1.6 km
    Paseo de Recoletos, 20, Madrid
  • National Museum of Decorative Arts 1.5 km
    Calle de Montalban, 12, Madrid
  • Madrid Wax Museum 1.6 km
    Paseo de Recoletos, 41, Madrid

Near the hotel

  • Church of San Gines50 m
    Calle Arenal, 13, Madrid
  • Royal Theater160 m
    Plaza de Isabel II, Madrid
  • Acuarium de Madrid220 m
    C/Maestro Victoria 8, Madrid
  • La Central de Callao250 m
    Postigo de San Martin 8, Madrid
  • Convent of the Royal Barefoot Nuns 160 m
    Plaza de las Descalzas Reales, s/n, Madrid
  • Casa de la Panaderia180 m
    Plaza Mayor, 27, Madrid
  • Royal Palace of Madrid480 m
    Calle Bailen, Madrid

Restaurants nearby

  • Chocolateria San Gines90 m

    Address: Pasadizo de San Gines 5
    Phone: 91 365 65 46

    67% likes this, based on 1243 reviews

  • Gino's20 m

    Address: Calle Arenal 15
    Phone: 912.751.421

    Cuisine: Italian

  • Trattoria Malatesta90 m

    Address: Calle de los Coloreros 5
    Phone: +34 913 659 097

    81% likes this, based on 249 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, Spanish
    Price Range: GBP 11 - GBP 19

  • Museo del Jamon220 m

    Address: C/ Gran via 72
    Phone: 91 531 45 50

    74% likes this, based on 1085 reviews

  • Bangkok20 m

    Address: Arenal 15
    Phone: 915591696

    61% likes this, based on 25 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    63

Hotel Awards

SpanishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedMadridFrancisco I

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in Spain

Use Badge

Hotels nearby
Toc Hostel Madrid
2 stars
0.1 km
Opera Hotel Madrid
4 stars
0.3 km
Europa Hotel Madrid
3 stars
0.3 km
Rex Hotel Madrid
3 stars
0.4 km
Anaco Hotel Madrid
3 stars
0.4 km
Cities nearby

Francisco I Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Francisco I

Average guest rating

8.6out of 10
Superb
Based on 2259 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    9.2

    Very friendly staff, good location, near the main attractions, clean e cosy.

    breakfast was ok, could be better

  • Single
    9.2

    Brilliant location and fantastic price. Nice rooms, which were very clean.

    The breakfast was fairly limited, would have liked some fruit and eggs. In the room, the wall between the bedroom and bathroom was glass, ok for me travelling alone, but if I was with a partner I wouldn't have liked it, maybe I'm old fashioned though.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Location, confort and cleanness was the best of the hotel. Everything else was also good. If it wasn't for the only negative thing that I'll comment in red color, I would stay there again.

    The only negative thing I found, but even being just one thing is really annoying, is that there was not even one night where I could sleep from when I went to bed to when I got up, in one go, because of the noise. As the hotel is located on a main street, and the room faces that street while teenagers are partying upto 6 or 7 AM every night, everything is heard as if everything happened inside the room, even when being the 4th floor. The windows should be made of insulating glass. The other big issue related to the noise is also that everything what happened on the neighbour rooms, and the one on top of us, was heard, again, as it was happening inside our room. I've heard all conversations and all kind of noise. The quality of the walls and ceiling doesn't seem to be good.

  • Single
    10.0

    Our stay in Madrid in Francisco Hotel was clean pleasant, uneventful, quiet and safe. The only problem was not having a coffee maker, microwave or empty refrigerator to use in room. The breakfast was included but, would have liked some warm breakfast during the winter time, which is when we went. The safe deposit box; We had to pay one euro each time it was used.Each time it was opened we had to pay to lock it again.The location was perfect for Metro use and for walking. Would have liked to have seen more Vegan Restaurants. Maybe in the Future. :) Si!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Location is perfect for tourists, hotel looks inside modern or recently refurbished, very clean,excellent value for money

    Noisy, but it goes with the territory (seems Puerto del Sol never sleeps) Most irritating is that tv has only Spanish channels!

  • Single
    10.0

    Perfect location. Hotel very clean. Room spacious with very nice decor.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    The hotel was in a perfect location. The room we stayed in was very spacious for a European hotel. We were surprised that we had two double beds, as well as a pullout bed in the living area. Our beds were very comfortable. We really had more than enough room for our family. I loved the bathroom--the marble was an elegant touch. Internet was free--as was breakfast. I thought breakfast was very good--pastries, rolls, ham and cheese, toast, cereal, juice, milk, and coffee. I was very happy with the hotel, the staff, and the location.

    The only thing that slightly bothered me was the construction work that started a couple of mornings before we were out of bed.

  • Single
    8.8

    real value for money right in the centre of Madrid.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Clean and well-designed, modern and well-locationed, friendly service

    would like to have hot water pot in the room

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    Just located in the city center. From outside it has poor view but inside design is very nice. I am recommending this hotel if you like to visit madrid historic places in walking distance

  • Couple
    7.8

    This place is LOUD! We got no sleep here. Very busy street with lots of foot traffic, loud voices, and trash collection in the middle of the night.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    The location was great. Easy to get to the metro, and in close proximity to restaurants, shops, and must-see places.

  • Single
    10.0

    staff was great. Excellent location.

    The only thing was the transparent doors of the bathroom was a very bad idea, even if you share the room with your partner or wife you both wouldn't have a privacy we all need whether showering or when using the toilet...

  • Single
    9.2

    - This hotel is the best 2 star hotel. Better than some of the 3 stars. - Affordable and great location in the middle of everything

    - Noisy

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    I really liked where the hotel was situated, it was central and perfect for what we needed. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

    On the hotel description it stated there was a bar in the hotel but this was not true once we got there. The first room we were in was much older than most of the other rooms so we had to move.

How to reach hotel

hotel Francisco I Hotel - Madrid Madrid location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Arenal 15, Madrid, Spain, 28013

Get directions
City Center
  • Madrid
    400 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Atocha's Train Station
    1.7 km
  • Atocha Train Station
    1.7 km
Underground stations
  • Sol
    300 m
  • Callao
    400 m
Restaurants
  • Chocolateria San Gines
    90 m
  • Museo del Jamon
    220 m
Parks
  • Jardines de Sabatini
    660 m
Beaches
  • Bolonia Beach
    360 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    63

Hotel Awards

SpanishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedMadridFrancisco I

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in Spain

Use Badge