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Featured Hostels in Madrid

las musas hostel
2 out of 5
Jesús y María Nº 12, Madrid
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Located in Centro, this hostel is steps from Teatro Nuevo Apolo and Lavapies. Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor are also within 10 minutes. Tirso de Molina Station ...

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 Mar 9, 2020

las musas hostel
Rc Miguel Ángel
1 out of 5
PLAZA DE CELENQUE NO 1 4I, Madrid
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The price is $41 per night

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! (47 reviews)

"Good and nice people out there."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Rc Miguel Ángel
A&Z Ulises - Only Adults
2 out of 5
30 CALLE DE ULISES, Madrid
The price is $32 per night

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 Prado ...

3.5/5Good! (52 reviews)

"The cabify driver have difficulty to find the entrance. Our lock was it had people trying to come into, and the show us it was the right place"…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

A&Z Ulises - Only Adults
Hostel Era Alonso Martinez
2 out of 5
Serrano Anguita, 11, Planta baja, Madrid, Madrid
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Located in Chamberi, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Paseo de la Castellana, Gran Via Street, and Madrid Wax Museum. Plaza de Colon and Teatro Lara ...

3.7/5Good! (89 reviews)

"Not happy very low quality and had to pay for everything"…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2019

Hostel Era Alonso Martinez
Generator Madrid
1.5 out of 5
Calle San Bernardo, 2, Madrid, Madrid
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The price is $65 per night

Located in Centro, this hostel is steps from Teatro Rialto, Gran Via Street, and Lope de Vega Theatre. Teatro Coliseum and Royal Theatre are also within 5 minutes. ...

4.4/5Excellent! (198 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Generator Madrid
Hostel Era
2 out of 5
San Mateo 2, primero, Madrid, Madrid
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Located in Centro, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Teatro Lara, Gran Via Street, and Teatro Rialto. Puerta del Sol and Lope de Vega Theatre are also ...

3.5/5Good! (116 reviews)

"Excellent location. Near Tribunal metro station and Chueca. Not bad for one night"…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Hostel Era
Mad4you Hostel
2 out of 5
C/ Costanilla De San Vicente 4, Madrid, Madrid
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Located in Malasana, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Calle de la Princesa, Gran Via Street, and Teatro Lara. Teatro Coliseum and Lope de Vega Theatre ...

4/5Very Good! (50 reviews)
Typical hostel, overall good

"A bit pricey for a hostel. Good location, about a 15-20 walk to puerto del sol. Breakfast was very modest but did the job. We had a private room. It was comfy. Very thin line between hot and cold water in the shower so if you’re not careful you could get burned. Staff was cool, helpful if you ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Mad4you Hostel
Bastardo Hostel
2 out of 5
3 Calle de San Mateo, Madrid
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Located in Centro, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Teatro Lara and Gran Via Street. Puerta del Sol and Teatro Rialto are also within 15 minutes. Tribunal ...

4.3/5Excellent! (141 reviews)

"Location and decoration, amazing place very eclectic and urban!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Bastardo Hostel
Far Home Gran Vía
2 out of 5
Calle de Chinchilla, 1, Madrid, Madrid
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The price is $44 per night

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 Mar 1, 2020

Far Home Gran Vía
Petit Hostel
2 out of 5
Ronda de Segovia 14, Madrid, Madrid
The price is $49 per night

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 ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (16 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 Mar 2, 2020

Petit Hostel
TOC Hostel and Suites Madrid
2 out of 5
Plaza Celenque 3-5, Madrid, Madrid
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $924 per night

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 ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (293 reviews)

"Excellent location and beautiful hotel. Staff was very kind."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

TOC Hostel and Suites Madrid
The Hat Madrid
2 out of 5
Calle Imperial 9, Madrid, Madrid
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Located in Centro, this hostel is steps from Plaza Mayor and Mercado de San Miguel. Puerta del Sol and Lavapies are also within 5 minutes. Tirso de Molina Station ...

4.4/5Excellent! (63 reviews)
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"Got there a little early. They did allow me to put my bags, but check in was pretty much 15:00 bang on. Avoid the pub crawl. It’s 15 euros and it’s to the worst bars and clubs"…"

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

The Hat 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
The price is $98 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (815 reviews)

"Stayed in Hotel Riu Plaza for 4 nights in July 20’ - the hotel was only recently opened following the covid pandemic. We had an absolutely fabulous stay - from the hotel staff, to the bedroom, the 360 degree views and the breakfast it was faultless, a really lovely city centre hotel with a great ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Hotel Riu Plaza España
Hotel Nuevo Boston
Hotel Nuevo Boston
4 out of 5
Avenida de Aragon 332, Madrid, Madrid
The price is $56 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,154 reviews)

"Decent pool and lounge area for the price. Installations are starting to look unkept in several areas."…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Hotel Nuevo Boston
Melia Madrid Princesa
Melia Madrid Princesa
5 out of 5
Princesa 27, Madrid, Madrid
The price is $117 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (595 reviews)
Excellent

"Friendly professional stuff"…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Melia Madrid Princesa
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 accommodations 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 a 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.

Hostels in Madrid

Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the best reviews from our travelers and could be a good place to look first:

Motion Chueca - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Chueca Station and Gran Via Station. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You'll find towels, showers, and linens in all rooms.

Hostel Era - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Tribunal Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers and hair dryers.

Las musas hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Tirso de Molina Station. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers in all rooms.

Generator Hostel Madrid - 2-minute walk from Santo Domingo Station for easy access to public transit. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. You'll find showers and linens in all rooms.

Hostel Los Amigos - 2-minute walk from Opera Station for easy access to public transit. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers and coffee/tea makers in all rooms.

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 61° F and nighttime temperatures average 34° F
  • April-June: 86° F is the daytime average and 42° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 90° F and nighttime averages are around 52° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 73° F during the day and 34° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.14 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
  • Theater
  • Art
  • Architecture
  • Shopping
  • Cafés
  • 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 center. When you're out and about, you may want to use public transit 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 choosing a hostel you can spend less on lodging and use more of your money for exploring during your vacation. 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 identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), low prices, and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Madrid?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our customers and might be a good place to start: Generator Madrid - Located steps from Teatro Rialto. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a bar. You’ll find showers, TVs, and linens in all rooms. A&Z Ulises - Only Adults - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Arturo Soria Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi. You’ll find towels, hair dryers, and desks in all rooms. Rc Miguel Ángel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels, showers, and free toiletries. Motion Hostel Gran Vía - Located steps from Gran Via Street. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a bar. Rooms come with linens. Hostel One Madrid - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of San Bernardo Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers, hair dryers, and linens in all rooms.
How many hostels can I expect to find in Madrid?
If you’re in the market for an affordable place to stay in Madrid, one of Expedia’s 79 hostels could be a great choice.
What's the seasonal weather like in Madrid?
The weather can be important when you’re discovering new places, so here’s some information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 72°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 44°F. Average annual rainfall for Madrid is 30 inches.
What is there to see and do in Madrid?
In general, Madrid is known for its monuments, museums, and theaters. Major attractions include Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, and Gran Via Street. Get out into nature with places like 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 around Madrid?
You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD), 7.9 mi (12.8 km) away. When you’re out and about, you may want to use public transit during your trip. You can access metro transit at Sol Station, Gran Via Station, and Callao Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, take a train from Madrid Recoletos Station, Madrid Principe Pio Station, or Madrid Atocha Station.

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