Zenit Abeba Rating: 3.5 Pearls
Salamanca, Madrid, Spain

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Pros

  • Nice location in the fashionable Salamanca district
  • Fresh, modern rooms with plush headboards and flat-screen TVs
  • Modern bathrooms, some with sleek glass walk-in showers
  • Big, cozy lobby with plenty of lounge space
  • Small, bright fitness center with modern machines
  • Bar and casual restaurant on-site
  • Free Wi-Fi

Cons

  • Dark color scheme not to everyone's taste
  • Standard and deluxe rooms have two twin beds pushed together (typical in Madrid)
  • Location not walking distance to major attractions

Bottom Line

The 89-room Zenit Abeba is a modern, comfortable hotel in the fashionable Salamanca district. Rooms feature fresh decor including plush headboards, flat-screen TVs, and modern bathrooms. Additional hotel perks include free Wi-Fi, a big, cozy lobby with plenty of lounge space, a bar, casual restaurant, and a bright fitness center. While the color scheme might be on the dark side (and not to everyone's taste), this mid-range, up-to-date hotel offers great value. The stylish Zenit Abeba is within walking distance of several restaurants and shops, but most attractions require a drive or subway ride. Those looking to stay in the center of the action may consider Sol, where there are several mid-range options such as the Petit Palace Mayor Plaza.

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 Location

In the fashionable Salamanca district

Zenit Abeba is located on a wide, tree-lined street in the fashionable Salamanca district. Salamanca, the most affluent area in the city center, boasts top-notch boutiques, delicious restaurants, and some beautiful mansions. It is also home to traditional markets as well as the U.S. embassy and a small business district. There are several restaurants and shops within walking distance, but almost all sights require a drive or subway ride.

The capital of Spain is a vibrant, multicultural city located right in the center of the country. The Cuatro Torres business area's additions to the city skyline (four sleek towers, including a hotel and corporate offices) give an idea of what Madrid is rapidly becoming: a sophisticated, cosmopolitan city -- albeit one that preserves its century-old traditions.

  • 14-minute drive to Madrid-Barajas International Airport
  • 17-minute walk to the Lazaro Galdiano Museum, famous writer's mansion
  • 24-minute walk to the National Archaeological Museum, or 15 minutes via public transportation
  • 6-minute drive to the Puerta de Alcala arch, or 19 minutes via public transportation
  • 7-minute drive to Retiro Park, or 21 minutes via public transportation
  • 8-minute drive to the Wax Museum, or 13 minutes via public transportation
  • 8-minute drive to the Plaza de la Cibeles fountains, or 21 minutes via public transportation
  • 8-minute drive to Cason del Buen Retiro, a royal museum and gardens, or 25 minutes via public transportation
  • 9-minute drive to the Prado museum, or 29 minutes via public transportation

 Bottom Line

The 89-room Zenit Abeba is a modern, comfortable hotel in the fashionable Salamanca district. Rooms feature fresh decor including plush headboards, flat-screen TVs, and modern bathrooms. Additional hotel perks include free Wi-Fi, a big, cozy lobby with plenty of lounge space, a bar, casual restaurant, and a bright fitness center. While the color scheme might be on the dark side (and not to everyone's taste), this mid-range, up-to-date hotel offers great value. The stylish Zenit Abeba is within walking distance of several restaurants and shops, but most attractions require a drive or subway ride. Those looking to stay in the center of the action may consider Sol, where there are several mid-range options such as the Petit Palace Mayor Plaza.

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Address

  • Alcantara 64, Madrid, Spain 28006

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Hotel Features

Number of Rooms: 89
Fitness Center: Yes
Internet: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Cribs: Yes
Jacuzzi: Yes
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Hotel Information

Location: Salamanca, Madrid
Address: Alcantara 64, Madrid, Spain 28006
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