Cheap hotels in Huertas & Santa Ana, Madrid
Huertas or Santa Ana? The neighborhood itself doesn't seem to know. But whatever its name, one thing's certain: This tiny but central stretch of city just south of Puerta del Sol is jam-packed with people, attractions and excitement. Although digs in this popular 'hood can sometimes fall on the pricier end, there are deals to be had for travelers who crave a lively bar scene.
Also known as Barrio de las Letras (or "Neighborhood of the Letters"), it was a hot spot for literary gents of Madrid's Golden Age, and remnants of 16th- and 17th-century literary life still abound near Plaza Santa Ana. There's the Ateno, the Mueseo Cervantino, where the first edition of Don Quixote was printed, and myriad theaters and bars.
Address Cruz, 14, 2 (Huertas & Santa Ana)
EuroCheapo Review: Situated along Calle Cruz, two minutes from the Puerta del Sol, the Marlasca is located in "hostal central." But what makes the Marlasca different is the professional service—there's always somebody at the reception desk...... read review