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Featured Hostels in Madrid

Safestay Madrid
2 out of 5
C/ Sagasta 22, Madrid, Madrid
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs4,269
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20

Located in Chamberi, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Paseo de la Castellana, Gran Via Street and National Library. Paseo del Prado and Puerta del Sol ...

4.2/5Excellent! (298 reviews)

"estubo bien sercas de todo en madrid is a nice hotel"…"

Reviewed on 9 Dec 2019

Safestay Madrid
Hostel Era
2 out of 5
San Mateo 2, primero, Madrid, Madrid
Rs1,194
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20

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

3.5/5Good! (109 reviews)
Great lication

"No upkeep but clean The cleaning ladies very nice Should provide towels The Cuban and Argentinian guys at the front desk are super helpful!! ="…"

Reviewed on 29 Apr 2019

Hostel Era
Mola Hostel
2 out of 5
Calle Atocha 16, Plaza de Jacinto Benavente, Madrid, Spain
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs4,480
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20

Located in Centro, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Plaza del Angel, Puerta del Sol and Teatro Nuevo Apolo. Plaza Mayor and Plaza de Santa Ana are also ...

4.3/5Excellent! (400 reviews)
Clean and ideally located for first time in Madrid

"Mola is ideally located for a first visit to Madrid. It isn’t in a hip neighborhood but it is smack in the middle of the center, less than 5 minutes away from Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Gran Via, etc. Most tourist sights are a stone throw away which make the hostel a perfect home base for a first ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2019

Mola Hostel
Hostel Era Alonso Martinez
2 out of 5
Serrano Anguita, 11, Planta baja, Madrid, Madrid
Rs1,054
per night
Feb 18 - Feb 19

Located in Chamberi, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Paseo de la Castellana, Gran Via Street and Teatro Lara. Paseo del Prado and Puerta del Sol are ...

3.8/5Good! (82 reviews)

"Yah!! Overall a good hostel within this budget price !!"…"

Reviewed on 2 Jul 2019

Hostel Era Alonso Martinez
THC Latina Hostel
2 out of 5
Calle Fray Ceferino Gonzalez, 1, 1st floor left, Madrid, Madrid
Rs3,303
per night
Mar 3 - Mar 4

Located in Centro, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Lavapies, Plaza Mayor and Teatro Nuevo Apolo. Puerta del Sol and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina ...

4.1/5Very Good! (265 reviews)

"The sink is too small for face washing and brushing teeth."…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2019

THC Latina Hostel
las musas hostel
2 out of 5
Jesús y María Nº 12, Madrid
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs3,023
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

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

4/5Very Good! (210 reviews)

"the place is right in the centre. the staff is very helpful and kind. I was there over X'mas and the atmosphere was good and very friendly. Great! Everyone was nice and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2019

las musas hostel
Generator Madrid
1.5 out of 5
Calle San Bernardo, 2, Madrid, Madrid
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Rs4,244
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

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

4.4/5Excellent! (182 reviews)

"Centrally located. Smooth check in and out. Prompt service. Clean rooms, well organised"…"

Reviewed on 27 Dec 2019

Generator Madrid
Motion Chueca
2 out of 5
Plaza Pedro Zerolo, 3, Madrid
Rs3,619
per night
Mar 8 - Mar 9

Located in Chueca, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Gran Via Street, Paseo del Prado and Puerta del Sol. Teatro Lara and Teatro Rialto are also within ...

2.9/5 (139 reviews)

"It was very convenient to get to from Sol Metro It was clean and very reasonable and the breakfast was a very good choice for a hostel"…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2019

Motion Chueca
Bastardo Hostel
2 out of 5
3 Calle de San Mateo, Madrid
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs3,584
per night
Mar 8 - Mar 9

Located in Centro, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Teatro Lara and Gran Via Street. Puerta del Sol and Plaza de España are also within 15 minutes. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (127 reviews)

"The fact there is a bar and a restaurant inside was very pleasing. Living in a mixed room was interesting. Even so everybody valued their privacy and was respectful as well. The staff was very helpful. I love the Sandeman Walking Tour they have with Bastardo. Lexi Hadfield was the best tour guide ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2019

Bastardo Hostel
Ok Hostel Madrid
1 out of 5
Calle Juanelo, 24, Madrid
Rs4,772
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20

Located in Centro, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Lavapies and Teatro Nuevo Apolo. Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol are also within 10 minutes. La Latina ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (238 reviews)

"Cheap, clean, great location and great staff...would come back again"…"

Reviewed on 14 Dec 2019

Ok Hostel Madrid
La Posada de Huertas
2 out of 5
Calle huertas 21, Madrid
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Located in Literary Quarter, this hostel is steps away from Lavapies and Plaza de Santa Ana. Puerta del Sol and Paseo del Prado are also within 10 minutes. Anton ...

La Posada de Huertas
TOC Hostel and Suites Madrid
2 out of 5
Plaza Celenque 3-5, Madrid, Madrid
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs5,515
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2

Located in Centro, this hostel is steps away from Joy Madrid and Puerta del Sol. Plaza Mayor and Gran Via Street are also within 5 minutes. Sol Station and Callao ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (280 reviews)

"Great location right in the middle of town. A short walk to everything."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan 2020

TOC Hostel and Suites Madrid
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Other property types in Madrid

Hotel Riu Plaza España
Hotel Riu Plaza España
4 out of 5
C/ Gran Via, 84, Madrid
Rs8,362
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (506 reviews)

"This hotel is very great location..amazing pool 21 floor for summer time..amazing rooftop bar floor 27"…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

Hotel Riu Plaza España
Hotel Nuevo Madrid
Hotel Nuevo Madrid
4 out of 5
C/ Bausa, 27, Madrid, Madrid
Rs3,795
per night
Mar 16 - Mar 17
4.2/5Excellent! (1,035 reviews)

"It is my second time staying there and plan to stay again next year. Hotel is very nice clean and comfortable and quite easy to get to ifema expo from there."…"

Reviewed on 11 Feb 2020

Hotel Nuevo Madrid
Iberostar Las Letras Gran Via
Iberostar Las Letras Gran Via
4 out of 5
Gran Via 11, Madrid, Madrid
Rs10,893
per night
Mar 8 - Mar 9
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,013 reviews)

"Excellent view of the Gran via, loved it! Friendly staff & great restaurant."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Iberostar Las Letras Gran Via
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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.