Best Hostels near Madrid AirportAdolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) is the biggest and busiest airport in Spain and one of the busiest airports in Europe. It’s situated just 13 kilometres (eight miles) from Madrid’s historical heart and is even closer to the city’s financial district.

Whether you’re just landing in Madrid or are about to depart by air, finding a hostel close to the airport can be tough. Although the city isn’t so far from the airport, if you want to stay closer you may find it difficult; most accommodations are in the city centre.

We’ve researched Madrid in detail, however, to bring you this excellent list of the best hostels near Madrid Airport. We’ve broken them down into different hostel types too, with something for all types of travellers.

Warning: some of the best hostels near Madrid Airport might leave you speechless!

Hostels Near Madrid Airport – Round-Up

Overall best hostel near Madrid Airport – Room007 Chueca Hostel
Best hostel near Madrid Airport to catch an early flight – Hostal Los Coronales
Best hostel near Madrid Airport to catch an early train – Hostel Era
Best hostel near Madrid Airport for solo travelers – Safestay Madrid
Best party hostel near Madrid Airport – Bastardo Hostal
Best hostel for business travelers near Madrid Airport – Hostal Viky
Best hostel for couples near Madrid Airport – Chalé Barajas Stay
Best hostel near Madrid Airport for families – Petit Palace Arturo Soria Alcalá
Best cheap hostel near Madrid Airport – I Love Madrid Hostel
Best luxury hostel near Madrid Airport – Far Home Bernabéu
Best hostel with a private room near Madrid Airport – Silken Torre Garden

Hotels Near Madrid Airport

Overall best hostel near Madrid Airport

Room007 Chueca Hostel

With great reviews and friendly staff, it’s easy to see how Room007 Chueca Hostel made the list

With great reviews and friendly staff, it’s easy to see how Room007 Chueca Hostel made the list

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Madrid Airport 15 km / 9.3 miles
  • Time to Madrid Airport by taxi: 17 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by train: 45 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by bus: 1 hour

Room007 Chueca Hostel is the overall best hostel near Madrid Airport. There’s a great onsite bar-restaurant where you can enjoy tasty meals and drinks and good conversation. The friendly members of staff arrange various events to help travellers make new friends, including tapas tours, flamenco evenings, and pub crawls.

The daily free walking tour lets you uncover more of fascinating Madrid from a local. There are both mixed and female-only dorms, with sleeping capacities of between four and 11. There are also private en suite rooms of different sizes. Key-card access and lockers help you to rest soundly.

Other appealing features that Room007 has to offer include an elevator, free Wi-Fi, bike rentals, luggage storage, and meeting rooms.

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Best hostel near Madrid Airport to catch an early flight

Hostal Los Coronales

Hostal Los Coronales

With friendly staff and the airport only 5 km away, Hostal Los Coronales was an easy choice!

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Madrid Airport 3 km / 1.9 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Madrid Airport walking: 30 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by taxi: 5 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by train: 30 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by bus: 20 minutes

Just a stone’s throw from the airport and offering 24-hour free shuttle services, Hostal Los Coronales is the best hostel near Madrid Airport to catch an early flight. Reception is staffed around the clock.

There are en suite rooms at the Hostal Los Coronales for one, two, and three, and each room has a hairdryer, free toiletries, a TV, free Wi-Fi, and a telephone. The bar is a pleasant place to chill before getting a good night’s sleep.

The luggage storage facilities may come in useful if you’re just taking a short trip from Madrid. Paid parking is available onsite too.

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Best hostel near Madrid Airport to catch an early train

Hostel Era

Hostel Era is our pick for best hostel near Madrid Airport to catch an early train, it's just a short stroll away

Hostel Era is our pick for best hostel near Madrid Airport to catch an early train, it’s just a short stroll away

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Madrid Airport 13 km / 8 miles
  • Time to Madrid Airport by taxi: 17 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by train: 40 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by bus: 1 hour 10 minutes

Just a short 50-metre stroll from the nearest metro station, you can connect with Madrid’s main train station in just ten minutes when you stay at Hostel Era. It’s our choice for the best hostel near Madrid Airport to catch an early train.

There are basic self-catering facilities at Hostel Era (including a fridge and microwave) and a free breakfast is served each morning. Dorms sleep six, eight, or ten, and have comfy beds and lockers.

The hostel also has luggage storage, laundry facilities, and free Wi-Fi for greater convenience and comfort.

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Best hostel near Madrid Airport for solo travelers

Safestay Madrid

Safestay Madrid has a bar, terrace, mini cinema and lounge!

Safestay Madrid has a bar, terrace, mini cinema and lounge!

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Madrid Airport 13 km / 8 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Madrid Airport by taxi: 15 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by train: 45 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by bus: 1 hour 25 minutes

Safestay Madrid is a chic and modern hostel that’s housed in a glorious historic palace. All rooms are accessed by their own key cards for maximum safety and security, and the hostel also has lockers and 24-hour security / reception.

The excellent facilities, spacious rooms, activities, and friendly staff at Safestay make it our pick for the best hostel near Madrid Airport for solo travelers. There are private double rooms, mixed dorms, and dorms just for females. Each custom-designed bunk bed has its own light and power outlet. The ladies-only dorm has a fab makeup area too!

You can meet new people and have fun in the sociable bar, on the large sunny roof terrace, in the mini cinema, and in the comfy lounge. There’s free Fi-Wi throughout. Daily walking tours are ideal for getting your bearings in a new area.

From washing machines and a tour desk to luggage storage and bike hire, you’ll find everything you need to feel at home and have a great stay in Madrid.

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Best party hostel near Madrid Airport

Bastardo Hostal

A restaurant, terrace with pubs and clubs nearby - the Bastardo Hostal is our fav party hostel in Madrid!

A restaurant, terrace with pubs and clubs nearby – the Bastardo Hostal is our fav party hostel in Madrid!

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Madrid Airport 13.5 km / 8.4 miles
  • Time to Madrid Airport by taxi: 20 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by train: 35 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by bus: 1 hour 5 minutes

Looking for the best party hostel near Madrid Airport?  Look no further than Bastardo Hostal! The funky bar is a top place to meet other cool cats and spend fun evenings, or pre-game before hitting up nearby bars and clubs. Unwind on the terrace and savour tasty dishes from the restaurant.

The semi-enclosed dorm beds have their own power sockets, reading lights, and under-bed storage, and each dorm and private room is en suite. No dorm sleeps more than six people, perfect for when you just want to catch up on sleep, and there are dorms just for female travellers as well as mixed rooms.

There are basic self catering facilities, and the trendy hostel also benefits from laundry facilities, free Wi-Fi, luggage storage, and a tour desk.

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Best hostel for business travelers near Madrid Airport

Hostal Viky

When business calls in Madrid, you'll be well equipped to answer at Hostal Viky

When business calls in Madrid, you’ll be well equipped to answer at Hostal Viky

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Madrid Airport 1.2 km / 0.7 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Madrid Airport walking: 15 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by taxi: 8 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by train: 18 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by bus: 25 minutes

Hostal Viky is our recommendation for the best hostel for business travellers near Madrid Airport. The property provides free airport shuttles for guests at any time of the day or night and offers business-friendly services like free Wi-Fi, wake-up calls, baggage storage, faxing and photocopying, and onsite paid parking.

Rooms at Hostal Viky are equipped with a TV, telephone, mini fridge, and wardrobe, and the en suite bathrooms have free toiletries and a hairdryer. There are rooms for two (twin and double) and three.

Housekeeping ensures all areas are spotless and there’s somebody available on reception at all times.

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Best hostel for couples near Madrid Airport

Chalé Barajas Stay

There's free parking nearby and great rooms for couples at Chale Barajas Stay

There’s free parking nearby and great rooms for couples at Chale Barajas Stay

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Madrid Airport 5.8 km / 3.6 miles
  • Time to Madrid Airport walking: 55 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by taxi: 7 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by bus: 1 hour

Chalé Barajas Stay has a choice of double rooms with en suite facilities or shared bathrooms, making this great for couples with any budget. Each private room has a TV, free Wi-Fi, and a wardrobe. Family rooms are also available. Rooms are basic but comfortable, and bold textiles make them inviting and homey.

Everywhere at Chalé Barajas Stay is impeccably clean. There are places to eat and drink within walking distance, but the hostel’s main draw is its close proximity to the airport. If you’ve come in your own vehicle you’ll be pleased to find free parking nearby, and a host of other spanish sights.

Chalé Barajas Stay is our pick for the best hostel for couples near Madrid Airport.

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Best hostel near Madrid Airport for families

Petit Palace Arturo Soria Alcalá

The whole family (including pets) will love the Petit Palace Arturo Soria Alcala

The whole family (including pets) will love the Petit Palace Arturo Soria Alcala

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Madrid Airport 7.4 km / 4.6 miles
  • Time to Madrid Airport by taxi: 10 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by bus: 50 minutes

Petit Palace Arturo Soria Alcalá has lovely double, twin, and triple rooms, as well as private rooms for four and five. All rooms have a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. There’s ample storage space within the rooms and you’ll find that the TV and free Wi-Fi are great for keeping little ones entertained in the evenings.

Bikes can be borrowed for free and you can rent strollers. The nearest metro station is within close walking distance and there’s a good selection of shops in the locale. Fancy some alone time? Child-minding services are available.

Everything combined makes this our choice for the best hostel near Madrid Airport for families—even pets are allowed to stay here, meaning that no member of the family needs to be left behind!

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Best cheap hostel near Madrid Airport

I Love Madrid Hostel

You'll love everything, including the price at the I Love Madrid Hostel!

You’ll love everything, including the price at the I Love Madrid Hostel!

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Madrid Airport 14.5 km / 9 miles
  • Time to Madrid Airport by taxi: 20 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by train: 35 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by bus: 1 hour 5 minutes

Budget travellers are sure to love I Love Madrid Hostel as much as we do; it’s our pick for the best cheap hostel near Madrid Airport. The basic self-catering facilities let you save even more cash too when you make your own meals instead of eating out all the time.

I love Madrid Hostel offers common areas where you can relax, and you can make use of the laundry facilities to keep everything fresh and clean.

Other handy features at the I Love Madrid Hostel include free Wi-Fi, luggage storage, a tour desk, and vending machines. You don’t need to throw your back out dragging cases and backpacks up the stairs—the property has an elevator.

Dorms sleep between four and ten and there are dorms just for ladies as well as the mixed rooms.

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Best luxury hostel near Madrid Airport

Far Home Bernabéu

Far Home Bernabeu offers luxe accommodation close to Madrid Airport

Far Home Bernabeu offers luxe accommodation close to Madrid Airport

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Madrid Airport 13.5 km / 8.4 miles
  • Time to Madrid Airport by taxi: 20 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by train: 40 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by bus: 1 hour 15 minutes

The classy Far Home Bernabéu is our pick for the best luxury hostel near Madrid Airport. Prices are reasonable too, and there’s a choice of private rooms for two, three, and four (with either shared or private bathrooms), four- and six-bed mixed dorms, and six-person dorms for females only.

The Far Home Bernabéu has friendly staff, high standards of cleanliness, peaceful ambience, and close proximity to a metro station make it even more desirable.

Modern and new, the hostel has a great common room and places to work, a nice terrace, a kitchen, and laundry facilities. Other perks include key-card access, free Wi-Fi, bike rentals, meeting rooms, and a tour desk.

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Best hostel with a private room near Madrid Airport

Silken Torre Garden

Silken Torre Garden is highly reviewed for their rooms - and we agree!

Silken Torre Garden is highly reviewed for their rooms – and we agree!

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Madrid Airport 5 km / 5 miles
  • Time to Madrid Airport by taxi: 10 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by train: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Time to Madrid Airport by bus: 1 hour 45 minutes

The inviting Silken Torre Garden is our recommendation for the best hostel with a private room near Madrid Airport. All rooms are en suite and there are rooms with three single beds, or one double bed and two single beds.

Each room at the Silken Torre Garden comes with satellite TV, a telephone, and free Wi-Fi, a wardrobe and a desk, an iron, a hairdryer, and more. Some rooms are wheelchair accessible too.

Dry cleaning and laundry services are available and the property has a business centre. There’s an onsite restaurant and breakfast is available for an extra fee. The tour desk helps you to make the most of your time exploring the Spanish capital.

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Final Thoughts on the Best Hostels near Madrid Airport

Armed with this list of the best hostels near Madrid Airport it should be as easy as pie finding the perfect place to stay. Covering everything, from the best hostels for families, couples, and solo travellers, to budget-friendly, business-friendly, party-loving, and luxury hostels, there really is something for everyone.

Which Madrid hostel caught your attention? Don’t delay securing your reservation to avoid missing out.

Do you know any other excellent hostels near Madrid Airport? We’re sure we covered everything but if we’ve missed any hidden treasures do let us know via the comments below.

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