Stay very close to the Puerta del Sol and discover Madrid

Our hostel is located just a few yards away from the famous Kilometre 0 and the Spanish Parliament in the Barrio de Las Letras. Some of the streets of this district have restricted access to vehicles; however, the hostel’s clients can access this area providing the hostel the number plate not to be fined. It is a strategic starting point from which you can visit many of the city centre’s tourist attractions that are just a short walk away: the Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Centro de Arte Reina Sofía museums, the Plaza Mayor, the Palacio Real, the Teatro Real and many other monuments in the cultural old town of Madrid.

Also, we recommend that during your stay in Madrid you go and watch a show in the city’s theatres and cinemas, which are just a short walk away. You cannot leave the city without having sampled the Spanish gastronomy in the many bars and restaurants around Hostal Astoria.

How to get here by public transport from the airport:

There is an Express Bus 24h between the Airport and Plaza de Cibeles, from where you will be able to reach the hostel by foot in just 10 minutes. To see routes and timetables, click on If you would like to take a taxi, you can do so easily from the exit of any of the terminals of Madrid-Barajas airport.

Getting to Hostal Astoria by metro or train (from any terminal):

By metro: take Line 8 (pink) to Mar de Cristal and change to Line 4 (brown) and get off at Goya. Finally, take Line 2 (red) to Sevilla or Sol.

Combining metro and RENFE train: take Line 8 (pink) to Nuevos Ministerios and go towards the RENFE Cercanías in the station itself. Take Line C3 (towards Aranjuez) or C4 (towards Parla) and get off at Sol.

For those travelling by car:

We make your trip easier: our hotel has garage parking spaces at calle San Ildefonso 14, Madrid for €22. (Price for reservations made through this website and subject to availability). In order to get in and out, please call the reception number and we will open the door from the hostel.

Only vehicles with a Zero, ECO, B or C environmental badge can enter. If you have any doubts about your car’s badge, please contact us.