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What Is a Hostel?
If you're in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Madrid, one of the 51 hostels here could be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all offer the following:
- Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
- Budget prices
- A social setting
Hostels are a great way to stay in Madrid for good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You can check out the monuments and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
When Is the Best Time to Visit Madrid?
The weather can be a big factor when you're experiencing new places, so here are some stats that might be helpful:
- The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
- January-March: Daytime temperatures average 16° C and night-time temperatures average 1° C
- April-June: 30° C is the daytime average and 5° C is the night-time average
- July-September: Daytime averages are around 32° C and night-time averages are around 11° C
- October-December: The average temperatures are 23° C during the day and 1° C at night
- Average rainfall is 29 inches in a year
What Can I Do in Madrid?
Depending on your interests, you might appreciate these places:Top Sights
- Plaza Mayor
- Prado Museum
- Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
- El Retiro Park
- Garden of Prince Anglona
- Sabatini Gardens
- Royal Palace
- Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia
- Royal Palace of El Pardo
Overall, Madrid is known for its:
How to Get to Madrid and Around the Area
You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Madrid (MAD-Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas), located 7.9 mi (12.8 km) away from the city centre. When you're out and about, you may want to use public transport during your trip. Nearby metro stations include Sol Station, Gran Via Station and Callao Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, take a train from Madrid Recoletos Station, Madrid Principe Pio Station or Madrid Atocha Station.