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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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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The directions to this hostel from hostel world was amazing! I had no problems finding Way Hostel. The girl who helped me when I arrived was super nice and even though I arrived hours before checkin, she stored my backpack and provided me with information of what to do. I did the walking tour that comes to the hostel and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved this hostel! Great atmosphere and amazing staff. They were very friendly and helpful and furthermore organize many activities for their guests (City tour, excursions, Paella evening, ...). Very centrally located: Sightseeing, Shopping, Restaurants, all in Walking distance. One of the several Highlights for me are the private bathrooms. There are no big common bathrooms like in most hostels,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here a for a couple days to enjoy Madrid. Hostel is very clean and lively, rooms were nice and facilities were clean. They have pub crawl nights, tapas, and 2 euro paella which you can't go wrong. Will definitely come back!!!

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Timisoara, Romania
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice and clean hostel with very comfortable beds. Hostel is organising various activities for its guests every day so you will not be bored if you travel alone. I especially reccommend day trip to Toledo for 20 EUR. Beer for 1 EUR, free Paella {promotion while booking]. Simply amazing

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is one of the best hostels I've stayed in. It has good facilities, a great location in the heart of the city, and the most kind and helpful staff I have ever encountered at a hostel. It's very secure - you need a key card to get in the building and into your room, and the key cards expire... More 

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Lille, France
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This hostel had the best atmosphere I've ever experienced in a hostel. The rooms were spacious with lockers, and the communal kitchen was super social and well-equipped. The common lounge room had a giant bean bag that was my favourite thing ever. We all loved Matheo (I'm not sure how to spell his name) - he worked there and was... More 

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Riyadh
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This hostel is one of the best managed hostels I've seen, you can see that from the the second you step in, the main hostel door and your dorm door, all locked and only open by a card that you get when you arrive, just like hotels,so safety is well taken care of. Never looked at a corner on the... More 

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Bermuda
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I loved Way Hostel. The rooms are what you would expect from a decent hostel, but what set it apart was the evening activities and day tours available. I met so many awesome people and had a great time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I was hosted for 2 weeks in Way Hostel so I can say it is a very good place to go if you are coming to Madrid. They have things planned everyday, since day trips to Toledo, walk tours in Madrid, pub crawl and activities so people can interact, like drinking games. The staff are really cool and willing to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I felt welcomed by everyone, staff, guests, and even the their chef who made a bangin Paella. This hostel had the best energy. The staff seemed to genuinely care about their hostel and making sure that everyone had a good time no matter where they came from or how large the language barriers were. They had a ton of useful... More 

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