Best Hotels, B&Bs, Guesthouses and Hostels in Madrid

Best Hotels, B&B's and Hostels in Madrid

This is a list showing the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Madrid as recommended by the most popular travel experts around the world from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews. The ratings you see here combine reviews from several platforms, and it’s always higher than 4 out of 5 stars.

Madrid is the capital of Spain and also the largest municipality in the whole country. The city is the third-largest city in the European Union where it lies ideally on the River Manzanares. The city is the political, cultural and economic center of the country making it one of the most important cities in the country.

The city of Madrid is a major global city as a result of its influence and contribution to politics, education, culture, science and arts, entertainment, fashion and media. As a result of the city’s high standard of living and economic output, the city is sometimes considered the financial center of Southern Europe.

Madrid is the home of some numerous international organization’s headquarters making it a hugely popular destination for investment and conferences. The city also hosts numerous major international regulators and promoters of the Spanish Language.

The preservation of the look and feel of many of its historic neighborhoods contribute to Madrid being a top tourist destination. Some of the city landmarks include the Royal Palace of Madrid, Royal Theatre, and the Buen Retiro Park. Other popular places of interest in Madrid include the Paseo del Prado and Prado Museum.

Through the recommended hotels listed below, you can easily find the best places to stay in Madrid, Spain. If you like our list of hotels, hostels and B&Bs in Madrid, then you should also check out our selection of recommended hotels in Barcelona or the best hotels in London.

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4.5
Hostel The Hat, Madrid

Hostel The Hat, Madrid

Telegraph + 1 more

“The Hat hikes up the standard of Madrid hostels with the style of a boutique hotel and lots of good ideas for a comfortable, fun stay without paying silly prices. Sights, shops and restaurants are on the doorstep and there is a groovy bar up on the roof. Unsurprisingly, it attracts all ages.”

Check availability $20
4.5
TOC Hostel, Madrid

TOC Hostel, Madrid

Telegraph + 1 more

“If you want to stay somewhere comfortable, fun and reasonably priced in the centre of Madrid, this new-style hostel might fit the bill. With double and family rooms as well as dorms, smart contemporary design and a handsome traditional building, the TOC is a refreshingly modern place to stay.”

Check availability $24
4.7
Only You Boutique Hotel, Madrid

Only You Boutique Hotel, Madrid

New York Times + 3 more

“Since opening in the fall of 2013, the Only You Hotel has quickly made a name for itself among design-conscious travelers and locals who frequent the lively bar. Besides the bar and restaurant there is a gorgeous sun-lit lobby atrium downstairs and 70 rooms upstairs with plush midnight blue velvet wall coverings and crisp white lacquered furnishings.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Madrid.

Check availability $195
4.5
Tótem Hotel, Madrid

Tótem Hotel, Madrid

New York Times + 2 more

“Since moving into tony Salamanca at the end of last year, Tótem has quickly become one of Madrid’s most coveted accommodations. Its 1920s-inspired décor features potted palms, blue velvet sofas and a Mediterranean restaurant inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘The Beautiful and Damned.’”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Madrid.

Check availability $180
4.4
Hotel NH Collection Innside Suecia, Madrid

Hotel NH Collection Innside Suecia, Madrid

New York Times + 2 more

“After being shuttered for years the Hotel Suecia reopened in January 2014 as the Innside Madrid Suecia, a new concept hotel by the Spanish Melía chain for on-the-go travelers. The décor features blond woods and nubby fabrics; the building was once home to both the Swedish Cultural Institute and Ernest Hemingway. It has 127 rooms, an all-day restaurant and a fabulous roof terrace just one tranquil block away from the Paseo del Prado.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Madrid.

Check availability $168

FAQ

What are the best neighborhoods to stay in Madrid?
Madrid is the central capital city of Spain that is noted for its manicured parks such as the Buen Retiro, elegant boulevards, and rich repositories of European art such as the Prado Museum’s works by Velázquez, Goya and other Spanish masters. The best neighborhoods in Madrid are:

Barrio de las Letras
Barrio de las Letras has been the city’s literary neighborhood for centuries and is now the home to many shops, restaurants and cool bars. It has a Plaza Santa Ana that is a busy centre during the day and is a great place to sit and observe the culture and the people of the city.

Chueca
Chueca is one of the most vibrant and stylish neighborhoods of the city. The area is home to a host of shops, cafés, clubs, restaurants and cocktail bars, and is the centre of Madrid Pride that takes place at the end of June each year.

Malasaña
Malasaña is the neighborhood that was the centre of Movida Madrileña – a countercultural movement developed after dictator Francisco Franco died. The area is located just west of Chueca and is the hippest neighborhood of the city. It is filled with restaurants, bars, boutiques, vintage shops and nightclubs.

Las Salesas
Las Salesas is a neighborhood with restaurants, tempting cafés and designer boutiques that makes it a perfect place for a leisurely weekend.

Lavapiés
Lavapiés is one of the most multicultural neighborhoods of the city with hip cafés, bars, cool street art and international cuisine. The area is an ideal place to check out local artists and take a street-art tour.
Which Madrid hotel offers a great rooftop bar or rooftop restaurant?
Looking for a great view while having your dinner or drinking a beer? Hotel NH Collection Innside Suecia or Hotel Praktik Metropol, both have excellent rooftop bars.
How much does it cost to stay in a Madrid hotel?
For a 3-star hotel you have to pay around $120 per night and for a 4-star hotel you would be looking at $170 per night. If you're after a luxury 5-star Madrid hotel then you can expect to pay around $270 per night.
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