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Mad Hostel

Calle de la Cabeza, 24, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I never saw a hostel like that, as alive, as joyful and as generous ! Everything there is made to make you comfortable, to discover spanish culture and most of all to meet a lot of people. For exemple the food events on the terrace are a great way to reunite everybody to share a nice moment, especially if you... More 

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

came to Madrid last may for 6 days with 2 friends. found out about Madhostel online and we reserved a room. the staff are great - willing to help, give an advise or just sit and have a talk. location is amazing - right between the garden & the palace - you can walk to every place you'd like. food... More 

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Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in Mad Hostel for 5 days end-July till early August. It turned out to be an exceptionally great experience. The hostel is decent and clean. Nicely located in the centre of the city where everything is accessible simply on foot. Well-equipped with a kitchen and a nice rooftop bar terrace. Wi-Fi was steady in every corner. Lockers work... More 

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Lyon, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't hesitate to treat you of tapas and paella on thé MAD's terrace, thé cooker Dani is a leader on thé subject! Nice placé, in thé center of Madrid. You can visit everything in few time to walking...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a fantastic stay in this hostel . Very clean , good atmosphere, very friendly people . Definitely recommend .Located in the heart of Madrid , very convenient to get to downtown. The services always available at any time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommended this place, was cheap, nice people, close to the most important places, so clean, and u have a free city tour every day at 11am, a guy is so nice, i think is call carlos or daniel. definately i will come back!

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mad Hostel, situated in the very centre of Madrid, is the perfect place for young travellers who want to visit and enjoy the city! In fact it is close to the most important museums (Prado, Reina Sofia, Thyssen Bornemisza). Also the staff, pleasant and kind, offers a lot of many funny activities and the most of them are free :)

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Torquay, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, situated in bustling cosmopolitan neighbourhood. Great rooftop bar/chilling area, beers perhaps not as cheap as they could be. Overall very pleased with the stay, the guy on reception was especially helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 1 night waiting to board my flight from Madrid the next morning. Checked in and the guy on reception was very friendly and welcoming, helped me to find the airport bus on a map. It was around 10pm when I arrived and I was invited to the roof terrace for a paella demonstration and dinner for £3... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Even though i was here only for a day, and was in some sense my first hostel experience of europe outside UK, i kinda liked it, the location was strategic, with metro, railways near by, and also the HOHO bus , it was kinda centrally located to the city, though i couldn`t take part in any of the activities, i... More 

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Lavapies
Walking into this neighborhood is like entering a different country ... except it's hard to tell which one it is. One side of Calle Lavapiés is lined with Indian restaurants, the other with kebab shops. Men in traditional African clothing convene outside their businesses for long chats, and people shout to each other across plazas and streets. Interspersed among ethnic specialty shops are independent theaters and dance studios, and two large arts and cultural centers — the beautiful Casa Encendida and the Tabacalera, a former tobacco factory — all of which attract young crowds. Along Calle Argumosa, the place to go for drinks, artists and art appreciators with piercings and dreadlocks convene in the street’s eclectic array of young, hip bars. Though some of the side streets can get a little seedy at night, Lavapiés is still the place to go for those seeking a unique blend of arts and culture in an international and funky neighborhood.
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