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  • Excellent36%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“free breakfast”(17 reviews)
“rooftop bar”(20 reviews)
“pub crawl”(10 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Rooftop Bar
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel had nice rooms, was in a perfect location, and had tons of fun activities! We did the walking tours with Carmen which were super interesting and informative, and the bar crawl with Ash was a ton of fun!

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Response from Manager L, Director de Recepción at Mad HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the opinion. We are glad to hear that you join our activities and you liked them, we will pass your comment to Carmen and Ash ^^ Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved staying there. Friendly staff, clean, great location, could walk to everywhere. Good breakfast. Only trouble was the door look. Struggled to open it due to strange system. Well insulated rooms. Quiet to sleep.More

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Response from Manager L, Director de Recepción at Mad HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Gabriele, First of all, thank you very much for your opinion. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are planing to change the door lock system as is a little confusing/problematic for the guests ^^ Hope to see you again with us. Best...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fab hostel good beds, rubbish pillow's but that's common in hostels! Great for groups of people but If your a solo traveller Thier sister hostel cats just around the corner is much much more sociable! Free walking tours and bar crawl is fab! Had a...More

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Response from Manager L, Director de Recepción at Mad HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Olivia, Thank you very much for your comment ^^ Glad to hear you spend a good time with us, as you mentioned Mad is more relaxed and quiet so depends on the day it can be more or less sociable. As you said you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice place with a super friendly staff the time we arrived. Location is just okay, the nearest metro station is within walk-distance. However, the room we were in was a bit crowded. It would have been perfect if such normal-sized room were filled by...More

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Response from Manager L, Director de Recepción at Mad HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you had a good time and that the only issue was the size of the rooms. It is difficult to change its size. ;) We hope to have you here the next time you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hostel was less than average in my opinion. We got a 4-dorm and the room was very small. It was very hot in there and there was no windows that led to outside air. The air get heavy. It was constantly loud and busy...More

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Response from Manager L, Director de Recepción at Mad HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking your time and leaving your opinion. All the problems you had could have been solved if you had notified reception. We have air conditioning in all rooms, and we turn it on when people ask for it. If there was noise...More

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Amenities
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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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US$25 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$25 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Nearby
Lavapies
Walking into this neighbourhood 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
...More
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"Ask for the air con to be on at night as the rooms heat up pretty quickly without them!"
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"When you leave just to go to the bath keep the door just leaned against the frame to avoid struggling with..."
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"Bring own pillow :)"
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"Well, the beds are not so comfy and It was kind of unsafe in the top bunk !! thats all !!"
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