Inveterate travelers, María and Álvaro tried all kinds of accommodation in different countries of the world, to reach the conclusion that they wanted to bet on something totally different. “We thought about what we missed when we visited other cities and wanted to recreate it in Birds.” Defined as nestel -of English nest, nest- are a new category of accommodation for innovative travelers that allow you to enjoy the feeling of being at home, even miles away.
These new urban nests offer the experience of living in the city like a real Madrid without the need to rent a private house, with the inconvenience that this entails. In the central Jardines street, between Gran Vía and Sol, in the property occupied by an old hostel, it's found Birds, a project carried out by the B-MICE study and Cifuentes Costales Arquitectura.
The reform focused on taking advantage of the incredible natural light that the building receives and in open spaces, which convey the feeling of brand new nest on each trip. There are nine apartments, for two or four people, with a bedroom, living room with sofa-bed, bathroom and kitchen integrated and equipped with everything necessary for new travelers, who prioritize values such as comfort and the feeling of being at home, they nest in the center of the capital.
The tourist apartments They are located a few meters from one of the temples of the Madrid Movement, the room El Sol, where the mythical groups of the eighties gave their first concerts, and today has an attractive calendar of musical events.
Jardines Street, 3. salaelsol.com
Very close too You can enjoy the varied cuisine of the capital in charming places, such as the Mercado de la Reina (Gran Vía, 12) or La Capilla de la Bolsa (Bolsa, 12).
The Fundación Telefónica space, In Fuencarral 3, it is an unavoidable event, with interesting exhibitions and activities around culture and telecommunications.
Address: The nestel Birds It is located on Calle Jardines, 11, in the center of Madrid, a few meters from Gran
Rooms: It is located in a property of 400 m2 now divided into nine apartments, called nests, different from each other and with capacity for 2 or 4 people. All include a bedroom, a living area with a sofa bed, an integrated kitchen and a bathroom. The price, per night and room, ranges between € 70 and € 110 at night.Advertising - Keep reading under Sliding doors
Although they follow a similar decorative line, each “nest” is different and its interior design and distribution adapt to the architectural features of the building, which was an old hostel. The sliding doors allow to isolate or integrate spaces according to taste and needs.Restaurant, club or corner of the city
Each apartment has the book A little bird told me, in which travelers can leave their recommendations for the next. A restaurant, a club or a corner of the city that does not appear in the tourist guides to use.Contemporary decor
The decoration, of contemporary style, at the same time respects the original volumes and the design of the property, with numerous balconies facing the street.Privileged lighting
It boasts a privileged natural lighting, unusual in a narrow passage in the center of the capital.Comfortable seating areas
The distribution of the apartments, which have comfortable living areas, allows travelers to feel at home.Fully renovated
A completely renovated space, which conveys the feeling of brand new nest on each trip.Decorative line
Although they are different, the apartments follow the same decorative line in which color and natural materials are very present.Factory style
Factory-style lamps, pieces inspired by the Nordic design and charming details make each of the nests a very personal space, which can well recreate the home away from home.Integrated spaces
The open concept allows to design fully integrated spaces, with open kitchens and sliding doors.