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Calle de la Cabeza, 24, 28012 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is difficult to put into words just how much I enjoyed staying at Mad Hostel! My friend and I stayed in a 2 bed private room which was a good size. The beds were relatively comfy and bathroom was clean (and cleaned every day)Only annoying thing was that the showers only run for about 30 seconds/1 minute so you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really nice week with the mad hostel, with their excellent view on the rooftop's terrace ! Good rooms, good atmosphere, and really nice staff (thank you Marco and Matt for this time in Madrid, and the Hector's show in cat's bar) I will come back, and you have to go there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for 5 nights while travelling through Spain. We had already been travelling for a month and this is without a doubt the best place we stayed. The staff are amazing and the activities are so good, the river trek with Marco was our favourite day, Marco was so nice and helped everyone get on... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This hostel is affordable and in a perfect location in old Madrid. you can literally walk anywhere from here and we did. The service was pretty good. The bad is that my phone was stolen while staying here. it is not necessarily a reflection on the hostel but rather on the clientele. I would recommend staying here...but lock your valuables... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Had such an amazing time while in madrid and learned some spanish with julio and atr amaZing burgers that Mat the barman mad!! Honestly would recommend this hostel!!!!!!!! Also its in a great location by metro and plaza Sol!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We are working as Au Pairs here in Madrid and have stayed here a couple times on the weekends. Really nice hostel and the staff is awesome, especially Queen Julio. He made us feel so welcome and was so much fun! We love him. Also lots of very good looking males seem to stay here, no complaints. Love this place... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A very decent hostel! Very close walk to a metro stop, so a half hour ride to the main train station. Also close to parks and shops. Staff were super friendly and helpful. The 6 bed room we stayed in was pretty small when all of us were in there, but there was a good secure locker system. The kitchen... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Hostel is close to supermarket and the metro station. Bathroom and shower room were quite out dated and relatively clean. Beds were not that comfortable and top bunks did not have anything to keep you from falling. Door handles were extremely difficult to open. Nothing like I've seen before, took a few days to work it out. Room was very... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights in a private room. The room was ok, very small but clean. There was no natural light coming in. The breakfasts at the hostel were very good- lots of cereals, breads, etc. the wifi was also very reliable. The main thing we didn't like about this hostel was the dead atmosphere. We were not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

You can't expect a lot from a hostel but this one won't let you down. It has wifi available in the rooms, a decent breakfast, clean rooms and bathrooms. It's very close to the Anton Martin metro station, so it has a decent location as well.

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Address: Calle de la Cabeza, 24, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Location: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Centro
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