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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First of all, I had some really great roommates from various countries! I didn't like the set up of the room. The shower was basically inside the bedroom and didn't offer much privacy at all, and the bedroom was inside an attic! I couldn't even find the room at first because it's really confusing. I had to ask for help!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a 19 bed mixed dorm with 2 friends. We were lucky with our roommates as everyone was lovely and friendly. Beds very comfortable. Three showers and three toilets in the room which was perfectly sufficient. Cheap drinks in the bar, the sangria is so good! Location is about a 5 minute walk to Sol and it is... More 

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Hi there, So happy to know you had fun with us!!! We are looking forward to seeing you again!!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cat's Hostel offers a great free walking tour Monday-Saturday! Gianpaolo was a great tour guide! After giving us a tour of Madrid for an hour and a half he gave everyone advice on where to go, eat, drink, etc. After the tour we had the most amazing day! Gianpaolo walked around Madrid with us, had lunch with us, and showed... More 

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Thank Kirby C
Manager L, Manager at Cat's Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, thanks very much for your comment!!! We are so happy to know you took the walking tour with our best tour guide Gianpaolo, he is great!!! A lot of more activities are waiting for you in your next time with us!!!!! Kind Regards More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a first time backpacker, I quite enjoyed Cat's hostel. It is a great place to meet new people! They also have this amazing terrace in the center where you can hang out and decompress (see below). I highly recommend Gianpaulo's 11 am walking tour of Madrid. He is extremely knowledgable and personable and knows how to help you find... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok..where do I even begin... I am just back a few days from my first visit to Madrid and holy hell what a week it was!! :D The hostels, Cat's and Mad were equally the best fun ever with the nicest staff ever, who went above and beyond for us. As soon as we arrived at the hostel, the staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a few days staying here. Location of the hostel is AMAZING and close to everything you need - restaurants, shopping, museums etc. Bar had a great atmosphere with cheap drinks and had the chance to go on one bar crawl too. Bar crawl was good fun with all the people who went but a little slow and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome hostel with a great set of staff! I stayed here for a week and loved it so many free offers like walking tours and paelle cooking classes and salsa and a pub crawl every night for €12. I meet so many nice people and the room and bathrooms were clean and up to standard. Wifi was a bit annoying... More 

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Lviv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say about my 1night stay in a Cat's hostel? Haha almost nothing) I had my keys, my 19-bed room and breakfast :) The bed was very comfortable, room and bathroom clean, beautiful hall, pleasant stuff! But normally I wouldn't write review because of that. This hostel has something besides, something special, other can only envy - an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sure, the hostel has a great location and great atmosphere, but I don't want to talk about those aspects of my stay. Let's talk people. Within 2 hours of arriving in Madrid my phone was stolen out of the bathroom while I intended to take a quick shower before joining that evening's pub crawl. Infuriated and shoe-less, I sprinted to... More 

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, amazing atmosphere, great staff! Come here if you want to meet incredible and outgoing people from all over the world. It's located walking distance from everything you want to see. It offers cheap beers at the bar and organizes nice events.

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Staying in Huertas

Neighborhood Profile
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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ust outside the Puerta del Sol, the center point of Madrid, you can easily and quickly make it to the city’s most famous sites, like the lively Santa Ana plaza, world-famous Prado museum, and refreshing Retiro Park. But don’t worry – we make it easy to fit in that siesta in our Andalucían style common area, beautiful evidence that Cat’s was at one time a 17th century Spanish palace.As the sun goes down, the madrileños come out! When you start your night at Cat’s Cave Bar, it is sure to be a blast! Every night of the week we will take you on the best pub crawls, where you will meet your fellow travelers and truly experience the Madrid lifestyle. During the week we also offer you tapas and shopping tours, and free Flamenco and Salsa dance classes. And of course we’ve got the basics. Our newly renovated rooms range from 4 to 14 beds, each with clean sheets and secure lockers for each guest. Breakfast is included in the price and you can choose from a variety of cereals and pastries every morning. Free wifi is available in the common areas and there are also available computers for guest use. And on departure day, we have secure luggage storage where bags can be left while you get your last tastes of the city! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cat's Hostel

Address: Canizares 6, 28012 Madrid, Spain
Location: Spain > Community of Madrid > Madrid > Huertas
Price Range: $19 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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