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Way Hostel

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Calle Relatores 17, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Its pretty telling how great I found this hostel as this is the first review I've ever written....but I would 100% stay at this hostel again and would recommend it to anyone! Amazingly central location meaning we never needed to take public transport, safe, quiet and pretty area, very very clean with enough space, and ample air con meaning we... More 

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Rozaje, Montenegro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Madrid with my friends, and we stayed at Way Hostel because of location. Metro station is just 2 minutes from hostel. I suggest the hostel also because of polite staff and clean interior... Each room has air contition system...

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Belgrade, Serbia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is really amazing and have the best staff I ever seen in hostels. I had bad luck that day in Madrid, some people rob me and I stayed without money but staff in hostel helped me a lot. They put me in private room for a far less money that I supposed to pay and they were very... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a great atmosphere, the staff is incredibly friendly and helpful, cheap beers and a lot of activities. The bathrooms are fine (some are a bit too small, but its ok) and they could have plugs near the beds.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros -Friendly service -A great lounge area to meet fellow travelers -Centally located in Madrid to access landmarks like Plaza Del Sol and Plaza Mayor and 1 minute walking commute to access the metro -Hostal events like paella night and bar outings Con -Bed mattress is okay but pillows suck Overall it was a great stay because of the location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic hostel, everything you could want from a hostel for a great stay as a traveller. Very social and also great, clean facilities. The organised walking tours and pub crawls were the best with amazing guides, in particular Wioletta on the tapas experience and pub crawl :)

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location couldn't be more perfect, quite area but in the center of Madrid. Stayed at a mixed bedroom dorm, great beds and bathrooms. Every night there where something social you could participate in; tapas-night, flamenco, home cooked dinner, sangria night ect. It a very social place, you still never heard any noise in your dorm. Friendly and helpful staff!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great stay at Way Hostel. It's in a great location, close to the tourist attractions, the metro (Tirso de Molina) and bars etc. The rooms were clean and well equipped and the aircon was particularly good! The best thing about the hostel was the staff. Bau at reception was particularly fantastic, assisting us with booking and making... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, good value, clean rooms and bathrooms, comfortable bed, free churros for breakfast, friendly staff... Faultless! We had a fab stay in Madrid. This hostel deserves the high ratings it has earned.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this hostel. The staff were amazing and the pub crawl was probably the most fun I've had in my life. The only negative thing I can say is the bathrooms were small, crowded and the showers weren't private...but a long towel will do the trick if you're modest. I would recommend this place to anyone traveling in Madrid.

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Huertas
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighborhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighborhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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