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The Top 6 Hostels In Madrid, Spain

The Top 6 Hostels In Madrid, Spain

Europe 6 MINS READ
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Whether you’re planning to explore Madrid on a budget, or simply craving the opportunity to connect with like-minded travelers, staying at a hostel is the perfect way of experiencing a one-of-a-kind trip to the Spanish capital.

Fortunately, Madrid is a hostel paradise, with options catering to all types of travelers — from ambitious digital nomads to solo travelers and sightseers.

To help you save money, and know exactly where to book before your next trip, we’ve created a thorough guide to all the very best hostels in Madrid.

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6 Best Hostels In Madrid, Spain

Hostal Charlotte

Hostal Charlotte, Madrid, Spain.
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A glorious location in the heart of Madrid makes Hostal Charlotte the perfect option for first-time travelers visiting the Spanish capital. The hostel is nestled in the bustling Gran Vía — the city’s most vibrant commercial stretch — within a walking distance of Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace of Madrid, Mercado San Miguel, and other big-name attractions.

Aside from providing travelers with the perfect vantage point for exploring Madrid, Hostal Charlotte features stylish accommodations designed to offer maximum comfort and top-class amenities. 

The hostel has 4 types of rooms — double and triple — all equipped with air conditioning, free wifi, flat-screen tv, and a private bathroom. Some even boast a spacious outdoor terrace and graceful views of the city!

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Address: Gran Via, 44, 9th Floor, 28013 

Amenities & Services: Breakfast, 24h reception, free wifi, luggage storage, private parking, airport transfers

Nearby Attractions: Plaza Mayor, Royal Palace of Madrid, Mercado San Miguel, Chocolateria San Ginés

Nearby Metro Stations: Callao, Ópera, Gran Vía, Santo Domingo

Far Home Bernabeu

Far Home Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain.
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Located in the Financial District, 10 minutes from the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Far Home Bernabéu is a match made in heaven for remote workers. This Madrid hostel boasts a set of stellar amenities, such as free wifi, and 24h computers, for those who need to carry their work while traveling.

Accommodation types range from private rooms to female-only dorms, all equipped with desks, individual lockers, and air conditioning. More superior rooms have a private bathroom and even a breezy terrace from where guests can enjoy the balmy Madrid nights.

Perks of staying at Far Home Bernabeu include tickets to the Santiago Bernabéu tour, available at the 24h reception, and free walking tours of the city.

Address:  C. de las Mercedes, 13

Amenities & Services: 24h reception, free wifi, washing machine + dryer, outdoor terrace, cycle rent, a free walking tour of the city, female rooms

Nearby Attractions: Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

Nearby Metro Stations: Estrecho

LaNave Madrid

LaNave Madrid, Spain.
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LaNave is the perfect fit for travelers who value not only low-cost accommodation, but also comfort, style, and a dash of luxury. Self-described as a “poshtel” (a combination of the words posh and hostel), this classy destination aims to make visitors feel right at home — or even better.

There are double rooms, which can be used individually, and family rooms with a capacity for up to four people. All of them have exceptionally comfortable beds, private bathrooms, and free wifi, among other stellar amenities.

Set within a century-old renovated building decorated with antiques from all over Europe, LaNave is well located in the city center, next to some of Madrid’s greenest areas —Jardines de Sabatini, Parque del Oeste, Plaza de España, and the walkway next to the River Manzanares.

Boasting a serene atmosphere, LaNave is not a party hostel, making it a perfect place for families visiting Madrid. 

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Address: C. de Cadarso, 19

Amenities & Services: Air-conditioned rooms, laundry facilities, ironing service, room service, daily cleaning service, toiletries, baby and toddler cots, reception, free wi-fi

Nearby Attractions: Royal Palace of Madrid, Sabatini Gardens, Plaza de España, Catedral de la Almudena, Plaza Mayor, Museo Cerralbo

Nearby Metro Stations: Príncipe Pio, Plaza de España

Safestay Madrid

Safestay Madrid, Spain.

Spoiling travelers with a robust lineup of events, Safestay Madrid is one of the best party hostels in the city. They have a lively rooftop terrace, Irreverente, where travelers can connect over a drink — or more —, aside from organizing raucous pub crawls that take guests to enjoy Madrid’s world-famous nightlife.

Boasting a vibrant and young atmosphere, Safestay has several options of budget-friendly accommodations, which range from 6-bed female dorms to 12 bed mixed dorms. Looking for more comfort and privacy? No worries. You can also book yourself a deluxe double room with a private ensuite bathroom.

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Address:  C. de Sagasta, 22

Amenities & Services: 24h Reception, free wi-fi, storage, laundry facilities

Nearby Attractions: Museo Arqueologico Nacional, Puerta de Alcalá (Alcalá Gate), Museo Sorolla, Museo de Historia de Madrid

Nearby Metro Stations: Bilbao

Bastardo Hostel

Bastardo Hostel, Madrid, Spain.
Photo Credit: Bastardo Hostel

Centrally located close to the top attractions in Madrid, Bastardo is often regarded as one of the best party hostels in the city. This vibrant and stylish hostel is home to a host of top-caliber events that keep travelers on their toes all year round, meaning you won’t get bored during your stay. Fun activities organized by Bastardo include beer pong competitions, travelers meetups, their signature “crazy bingo”, and pub crawls.

Whether you’re traveling with a large group of friends or solo, you’re sure to find accommodation that perfectly suits your needs in Bastardo Hostel. There are private dorms, which are ideal for those seeking more privacy, family rooms for 3 or 4, and twin bedrooms where you can sleep with your best friend. Traveling on a budget? No worries. The shared dormitory with a fully equipped bathroom, bunk beds, and air conditioning will suit you perfectly.

Address:  C. de San Mateo, 3

Amenities & Services: Early check-in & late check-out, air conditioning, laundry facilities, kitchen, accessible rooms

Nearby Attractions: Royal Palace of Madrid, Puerta de Alcalá (Alcalá Gate), Plaza Mayor, Gran Vía

Nearby Metro Stations: Callao, Gran Vía, Opera

Generator Madrid

Generator Madrid, Spain.
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No matter what’s budget, style, and needs, you’re sure to find the perfect accommodation in Generator Madrid. This design-led hostel is set within a former gas station built in the 1930s and is home to a wide variety of rooms, ranging from deluxe king bedrooms with an en-suite bathroom to shared female rooms with comfy bunk-beds.

All dorms feature attractive décor and are supplied with fluffy towels, en-suite facilities, and free wifi.

The hostel also flaunts spacious and well-decorated common areas, such as a vibrant rooftop terrace with stunning views of the city, a bar, a cafe, and even a travel shop.

Regarded as one of the best Madrid hostels year after year, Generator is located just a short walk from the bustling Gran Vía, in central Madrid, and offers easy access to big-name attractions like the Reina Sofia Museum and El Retiro Park.

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Address: Calle de Silva, 1

Amenities & Services: Free wi-fi, 24-hour reception, female-only dorms, bar, cafe, travel shop, bike hire, café, rooftop terrace

Nearby Attractions: Puerta del Sol Square, and Plaza Mayor

Nearby Metro Stations: Callao, Santo Domingo, Ópera


What are the best cheap hostels in Madrid?

The best cheap hostels in Madrid:

  • The hat Madrid;
  • 2060 The Newton Hostel;
  • Cats Hostel Madrid;
  • Sungate One;
  • Safestay Madrid;
  • Barbieri Sol Hostel;
  • Bastardo Hostel;
  • Arc House Madrid;
  • Mola Hostel;
  • The Central House Lavapies.

What are the cheapest hostels in Madrid?

The cheapest hostels in Madrid:

  • Madrid motion hostel;
  • The Hat Madrid;
  • Safestay Madrid;
  • Hostel Meeting Point Madrid;
  • Hostal Dominguez.

What is the best party hostel in Madrid?

The best party hostels in Madrid:

  • Cats Party Hostel Madrid;
  • Sungate One Hostel Madrid;
  • Bastardo Hostel;
  • The Hat Madrid;
  • Way Hostel Madrid;
  • Cats Hostel Madrid – Lavapiés.

What is the best hostel in Madrid?

The 6 best hostels in Madrid:

  • Hostal Charlotte;
  • Far Home Bernabeu;
  • LaNave Madrid;
  • Safestay Madrid;
  • Bastardo Hostel;
  • Generator Madrid.

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