rom the outside, this unassuming 18th-century building does nothing to prepare new arrivals for the treasures inside.
With rooms overlooking the Plaza Isabel and the Opera House and only steps from the Puerta del Sol, Almudena Cathedral and Royal Palace, this hostelry is a gem indeed.
Full of bygone whimsy, it is a smaller, more eccentric version of Hotel Orfila without the pretentious staff or stellar dining room. While standards are modest, the decor is bold and bawdy. Prices too are a ...