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Featured Hostels in Madrid

Apartmenty Chamartin
2 out of 5
Plaza de la Republica Dominicana 3, Floor 1 Door C, Madrid, Madrid
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Located in Hispanoamérica, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Gate of Europe, Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and Paseo de la Castellana. El Retiro Park and Plaza ...

2.6/5 (20 reviews)

"The instructions for checking in were very unclear (non existent), the entire hostel is in someone’s rather messy apartment, and all this would have been fine if the price wasn’t above 110 euros per person per night per bunk. terrible value for the price."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2019

Apartmenty Chamartin
THC Latina Hostel
2 out of 5
Calle Fray Ceferino Gonzalez, 1, 1st floor left, Madrid, Madrid
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The price is Rs2,412 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb

Located in Centro, this hostel is steps away from El Rastro and Lavapies. Plaza Mayor and Mercado de San Miguel are also within 10 minutes. La Latina Station ...

4.1/5Very Good! (282 reviews)

"Good location close by metro. Quite a safe area too."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

THC Latina Hostel
Villa Laurene - Hostel
1 out of 5
Calle Brisa 3, Madrid
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Located in Chamberi, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of University City of Madrid, Complutense University of Madrid and Technical University of Madrid. Gran ...

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A&Z Ulises - Only Adults
2 out of 5
30 CALLE DE ULISES, Madrid
The price is Rs2,479 per night from 7 Feb to 8 Feb

Located in Hortaleza, this hostel is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from IFEMA - Feria de Madrid and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Puerta del Sol and Gran ...

3.6/5Good! (55 reviews)

"The shower was too small for me and the temperature controls are not easily used. I am 6 foot 2 and I could barely fit in the shower. A tv would be a good idea so people could watch the news."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar 2020

A&Z Ulises - Only Adults
Room007 Chueca Hostel
2 out of 5
Hortaleza 74, Madrid, Madrid
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The price is Rs2,329 per night from 25 Jan to 26 Jan

Located in Chueca, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Gran Via Street, Puerta del Sol and El Retiro Park. Plaza Mayor and Prado Museum are also within ...

4.2/5Very Good! (233 reviews)
A nice basic stay for a short period

"Location is great. The room is very basic but enough for a short stay. Bathroom is big but for some reason the water stoped running every 15 sec and I had to press the bottom again (not sure if it's for saving or just a malfunction)"…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2019

Room007 Chueca Hostel
Motion Hostel Gran Vía
2 out of 5
Calle Mesonero Romanos, 7, Madrid, Madrid
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The price is Rs1,769 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan

Located in Centro, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Gran Via Street, Puerta del Sol and Teatro Lara. Plaza Mayor and Teatro Rialto are also within 10 ...

3.4/5 (148 reviews)

"Nice and quiet with a great location. Plenty of stores, restaurants ans bars."…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2020

Motion Hostel Gran Vía
Rc Miguel Ángel
1 out of 5
PLAZA DE CELENQUE NO 1 4I, Madrid
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The price is Rs2,814 per night from 28 Jan to 29 Jan

Located in Centro, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Gran Via Street. Royal Theatre and Mercado de San Miguel are also ...

4/5Very Good! (51 reviews)

"Good and nice people out there."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Rc Miguel Ángel
2060 The Newton Hostel & Market
2 out of 5
11 Calle de la Cabeza, Madrid
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Located in Centro, this hostel is steps away from Teatro Nuevo Apolo and Lavapies. Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor are also within 10 minutes. Tirso de Molina ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (77 reviews)
Great Hostel

"Very lovely hostel in a prime location. The staff was helpful and welcoming from the moment I checked in. They have a lot activities and free tour available that I highly suggest you take advantage of. The rooms were clean and quiet. They have a lovely kitchen and lounge area with free coffee and ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

2060 The Newton Hostel & Market
las musas hostel
2 out of 5
Jesús y María Nº 12, Madrid
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The price is Rs4,069 per night from 2 Feb to 3 Feb

Located in Centro, this hostel is steps away from Teatro Nuevo Apolo and Lavapies. Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor are also within 10 minutes. Tirso de Molina ...

4/5Very Good! (222 reviews)

"The room alloted was great, on the 4th floor which also has a roof. It is good for 2 people. There was a basic provision of towels and the bathroom was shared on the floor. The owner is nice and they offer bar crawls on weekends. Do make arrangements for breakfasts. Only coffee is offered altjough ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

las musas hostel
Hostel One Madrid
2 out of 5
Monserrat, 9, Madrid
The price is Rs3,439 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan

Located in Malasana, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Calle de la Princesa, Gran Via Street and Teatro Coliseum. Lope de Vega Theatre and Teatro Rialto ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (33 reviews)
hostel one love

"Great staff, very helpful, using google translate to communicate with guests. beautiful outside area to sit. table tennis outside. Close to the metro system, close to all food and shopping areas."…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2020

Hostel One Madrid
Sungate One
2 out of 5
Calle del Carmen 16, Madrid, Madrid
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs2,461 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan

Located in Centro, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Plaza de Callao, Puerta del Sol and Gran Via Street. Plaza Mayor and Teatro Rialto are also within ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (143 reviews)
Friendly staff and good price.

"Good price,friendly staff, clean, location. It was perfect!!"…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2020

Sungate One
Petit Hostel
2 out of 5
Ronda de Segovia 14, Madrid, Madrid
The price is Rs3,761 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan

Located in Arganzuela, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Segovia Bridge, Royal Palace of Madrid and Mercado de San Miguel. Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (19 reviews)

"PRO+incredibly nice staff, quick response from owners, clean and modern (super duper clean by European standards), safe, lockers with chip, incredibly comfortable bed, quiet neighborhood and mature guests. CONS-a bit far away from city center, the automatic lights and shower were incredibly annoying, ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Petit Hostel
Safestay Madrid
2 out of 5
C/ Sagasta 22, Madrid, Madrid
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Located in Chamberi, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Paseo de la Castellana, Madrid Wax Museum and Plaza de Colon. Gran Via Street and National Library ...

4.2/5Very Good! (316 reviews)

"Good location next to Alonso Martinez Metro stop, Convenient to all."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Safestay Madrid
Woohoo Suites Madrid
2 out of 5
Concepción Arenal, 6, 1, Madrid
The price is Rs3,136 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan

Located in Centro, this hostel is steps away from Plaza de Callao, Gran Via Street and Teatro Lara. Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor are also within 10 minutes. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (45 reviews)

"Fantastic central location, good value for money"…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

Woohoo Suites Madrid
Generator Madrid
1.5 out of 5
Calle Silva, 1, Madrid, Madrid
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs11,189 per night from 9 Feb to 10 Feb

Located in Centro, this hostel is steps away from Teatro Rialto, Gran Via Street and Lope de Vega Theatre. Teatro Coliseum and Royal Theatre are also within ...

4.4/5Excellent! (199 reviews)

"room and location is worth the money spent. very accessible"…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb 2020

Generator Madrid
Room007 Ventura Hostel
2 out of 5
C/ Ventura de la Vega, 5, Madrid, Madrid
The price is Rs2,229 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan

Located in Literary Quarter, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Congress of Deputies, Prado Museum and Plaza Mayor. Royal Palace of Madrid is 0.9 mi (1.4 ...

4.1/5Very Good! (170 reviews)

"Room was big and clean. The staff helpful. However the price was a bit higher than expected for a fostel."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2019

Room007 Ventura Hostel
Far Home Gran Vía
2 out of 5
Calle de Chinchilla, 1, Madrid, Madrid
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The price is Rs5,332 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb

Located in Centro, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Gran Via Street, Puerta del Sol and Teatro Lara. Plaza Mayor and Teatro Rialto are also within 10 ...

4/5Very Good! (182 reviews)

"Nice hostel"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Far Home Gran Vía
Bluesock Hostel Madrid
2 out of 5
CALLE GRAN VÍA, 6 - 1, Madrid, MADRID
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs4,504 per night from 10 Feb to 11 Feb

Located in Centro, this hostel is steps away from Circulo de Bellas Artes and Gran Via Street. Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum and Puerta del Sol are also ...

4/5Very Good! (14 reviews)
A+ hostel

"great, clean, friendly"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan 2020

Bluesock Hostel Madrid
CH Otello Rooms - Madrid
2.5 out of 5
Calle Campomanes, 6, 3, Madrid
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs2,265 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan

Located in Centro, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Royal Theatre, Gran Via Street and Plaza de Oriente. Teatro Rialto and Lope de Vega Theatre are also ...

3.9/5Good! (340 reviews)

"The property is in a very good area, safe and close to everything. I didn't like that at the front desk they were no one when you need it to ask any question . You have to wait until 2:30 everyday for someone to come at that time it's a little late to get information about anything. The Wifi very ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2020

CH Otello Rooms - Madrid
The Hat Madrid
2 out of 5
Calle Imperial 9, Madrid, Madrid
The price is Rs3,619 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb

Located in Centro, this hostel is steps away from Plaza Mayor and Mercado de San Miguel. Puerta del Sol and Lavapies are also within 5 minutes. Tirso de Molina ...

4.4/5Excellent! (64 reviews)
Loved it!

"I loved the hotel, it was my first time in spain and the staff were really helpful. Their weren't a lot of visitors due to miss Rona. The view was amazing and the city is so beautiful and easy to navigate. I'll definitely be back with a friend."…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2020

The Hat Madrid
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Hotel Riu Plaza España

Hotel Riu Plaza España

4 out of 5
C/ Gran Via, 84, Madrid
The price is Rs7,640 per night from 25 Jan to 26 Jan
4.5/5Wonderful! (994 reviews)

"Absolutely loved the bath tub which was as a part of the room ( junior suite), and terrace with beautiful views. Good breakfast. Enjoyed working out at the gym, just wished it was bigger. All staff very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jan 2021

Hotel Riu Plaza España
Hotel Regina

Hotel Regina

3 out of 5
Alcala 19, Madrid, Madrid
The price is Rs4,584 per night from 17 Feb to 18 Feb
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,713 reviews)

"I would say this is a boutique hotel smack in the center of Madrid. It has everything you need, it is clean, modern, great breakfast, views, subway right in front, nice restaurant/bar in house. Just great!!"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan 2021

Hotel Regina
Hotel Liabeny

Hotel Liabeny

4 out of 5
Calle de la Salud 3, Madrid
The price is Rs6,031 per night from 23 Jan to 24 Jan
4.5/5Wonderful! (984 reviews)

"Great location, clean and has nice restaurant and coffee shop."…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2020

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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
Natural Features
  • El Retiro Park
  • Garden of Prince Anglona
  • Sabatini Gardens
Cultural Attractions
  • Royal Palace
  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia
  • Royal Palace of El Pardo

Overall, Madrid is known for its:

  • Monuments
  • Museums
  • Theatre
  • Art
  • Architecture
  • Shopping
  • Cafes
  • Entertainment

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.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Madrid?
By going with a hostel, you can reduce your spending on accommodations and set aside more of your budget for sightseeing during your stay. You can check out the monuments and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many have private options too), budget-friendly prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Madrid?
Ready to book a hostel? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start looking: Room007 Ventura Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Puerta del Sol and Plaza de Santa Ana. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. Rooms come with towels, showers and linens. Far Home Gran Vía - Located steps from Gran Via Street. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with hairdryers and desks. Generator Madrid - Located steps from Teatro Rialto. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. You’ll find showers, TVs and linens in all rooms. Motion Hostel Gran Vía - Located steps from Gran Via Street. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and a bar. Rooms come with linens. Apartmenty Chamartin - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Colombia Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as a lift. Rooms come with towels, showers and desks.
How many hostels will I find in Madrid?
If you’re in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Madrid, one of Expedia’s 70 hostels could be a great choice.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Madrid?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 22°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 7°C. Average annual precipitation for Madrid is 761 inches.
What is there to see and do in Madrid?
In general, Madrid is known for its monuments, museums and theatres. Major attractions include Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Gran Via Street. Get out into nature with places such as El Retiro Park, Madrid Rio and Casa de Campo. Cultural attractions include Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum, Prado Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.
What's the best way to get to and around Madrid while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Madrid in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Madrid (MAD-Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas), located 7.9 mi (12.8 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transport during your trip. You can access metro transport at Sol Station, Gran Via Station and Callao Station. To explore more of the area, take a train from Madrid Recoletos Station, Madrid Principe Pio Station or Madrid Atocha Station.