Located near Jacinto Benavente there’s
a palace which was sold during the 20th
This building standing on this lot
burned down and it was rebuilt on
In 2001 José Abellán (a well known
radio host) and his wife bought this
palace. When the reparation works
began, they observed that things
happening in this building that could
not be explained.
When his wife and his sister visited the
building they felt discomfort (headache,
bad energy, the elevator was moving
although there was no electricity).
Finally, they decided to sell
the building. They were
the householders for less
than three months.
After them, the palace was bought by a
French man, who was the owner
during not too much time.
After him, the building was bought in
order to use it as a hostel. They call it
Nevertheless, a strange presence is still
felt by the users of the hostel.
Some of them have seen an old lady
dressed with a white long dress
walking through the corridor. Others
have felt someone touching their
The writer of the book “Enigmas y
misterios de Madrid” spent one night
in the hostel for experimental
He did not experience any specific
strange phenomenon though he heard
some strange noises and felt a bad
energy that did not let him rest during
Nowadays, the Hostal is being
refurbished and will reopen soon.