Best Hostels in Madrid
There are over 150 hostels and cheap accommodation available to book in Madrid and chooseing where to stay can be tough.
Each hostel is different in terms of price, location, facilities, atmopshere and reviews. To help make your decision easier view our tips and recommendations for the best budget accommodation and backpacker hostels in Madrid to book.
Before making a booking you will need to decide what you are looking for for example are you seeking a social/party hostel? Do you want somewhere very cheap? Travelling solo or as a couple? Open to a dorm or want a little more privacy?
Narrowing this down will help you to choose a perfect place to stay.
1. Safestay Madrid
Safestay Madrid has real wow factor, with an impressive modern design and an incredible rooftop! Safetway is located in a grand Madrid building, just 5 minutes’ walk from Fuencarral Market and the Chueca district. This hostel has free WiFi and also it's own cinema.
2. Mola Hostel
Mola (literally translated as 'cool' from Spanish into English) hostel is located in central Madrid and is one of our top choices for somewhere to stay. This is probably the best hostel for couples as aswell as dorms there are private rooms with stylish designs for a cheap price. Most of the rooms also come with a balconies.
3. Sungate One
We love the design of the Sungate hostel, the reception, common areas, rooms and bathrooms look amazing. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning and lockers. Sungate hostel is located centrally and close to all the main attractions and by staying here you will get to meet other travellers and discover Madrid.
4. Ok Hostel Madrid
This is a great place to socialise and meet other people, everyday events are organised like dinners, beerpong and pub crawls. Ok hostel is a great choice for somewhere to stay, located in a historic building in Barrio La Latina, you will be staying the heart of Madrid and close to the main major touristic attractions. The design and decoration look great whilst rooms are modern, clean and everyone has air conditioning.
5. Way Hostel
Want to stay in a fantastic location with a modern design and funky art? Way Hostel is a great option and is located just a 5 minute walk from Puerta del Sol.
Rooms are clean with free Wi-Fi and free bed linen. There is a 24-hour reception and Tirso de Molina Metro Station is just moments away. Other facilities include a shared kitchen, lounge and right outside you can find lots of bars, cafés and restaurants.
Staff here are very friendly and can help you arrange activities and day trips. Weekly events are also organised.
MuchoMadrid is probabably in the best location out of all the hostels on our list right on Gran Vía in the centre of Madrid, close to the opera house, the Royal Palace and Puerta del Sol. This hostel is very spacious, relaxed and the staff are very friendly. Bath towels, bed linen, Wi-Fi and Breakfast are also included in price.
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Best Area to Stay in Madrid
You could stay at a hostel near a transport hub like a train station or bus terminal, or in the city centre to be close to the main attractions. If you want to be close to nightlife recommend areas of Marid to stay include Malasana, Chueca and Las Huertas. For city centre look for hostels in/close to places like Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol and Retiro Park. If you book a hostel further out of the city centre this will be cheaper, try places like Gran Via, Fuencarral and Goya.