While there are no shortage of hotels and hostels in Madrid, there’s nothing quite like renting an apartment for a home-away-from-home experience. To save you having to sift through pages and pages of possibilities, we’ve done the hard work – here’s our list of the 10 best Airbnbs in Madrid, from bargain to exclusive.
This apartment is centrally located, close to Plaza Mayor, the La Latina neighborhood (Madrid’s main tapas area) and all the major tourist sites. Even better, it’s an absolute bargain at just €42 (US$47) per night. The studio, with private bathroom and its own kitchen, can accommodate four on its double bed and sofa bed, or is ideal for a couple if you don’t want to squash. It also has air conditioning, which is a godsend in the sweltering summer months.
This two-person studio is located right in the heart of Madrid, close to La Latina, home of Madrid’s ‘tapas street’ Cava Baja, as well as all the central sites. It is set in a 19th century building complete with lift (useful if you’ve got suitcases). It has its own kitchen, bathroom and air conditioning and is a great deal at just €46 (US$51) a night.
This studio apartment is an amazing deal. Located on the Gran Via, Madrid’s most iconic street, it has its very own spacious roof terrace, where you can enjoy an al fresco breakfast or an evening aperitif while watching the sun set over the city’s rooftops. It is an ideal spot for a couple but can accommodate three guests if one doesn’t mind taking the chair bed. A brilliant deal at just €46 (US$51) per night.
This beautiful apartment is located in La Latina, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Madrid and home to many of its best tapas bars. It is close to all the major sites, which are within easy walking distance. The flat has one bedroom, one bathroom and a kitchen, as well as an extra bed if three people are staying. It can accommodate up to six guests and is available for €89 (US$99) per night.
This cute two-person apartment has an incredible roof terrace with views across the rooftops of La Latina, making it the ideal place to catch some rays or enjoy evening drinks. It is within easy walking distance to all the major sites and you’ll be spoilt for choice with the many nearby tapas bars. At €99 (US$110) a night, it’s a good option for couples looking for a romantic getaway in the Spanish capital.
This beautiful apartment, close to Plaza Mayor right in the heart of Madrid, has design-inspired interiors and sleeps up to six people. It has two bedrooms and two bathrooms and is a great option for families or groups of friends travelling together. Available for €165 (US$184) per night.
This light and spacious duplex in the hip neighbourhood of Malasaña has three bedrooms and can sleep up to eight guests for €231 (US$257) a night. It was completely refurbished and redesigned in 2016, so has all mod cons and a modern design. The location is excellent for Malasaña’s legendary nightlife, as well as its great shopping with a host of vintage shops, markets and hipster hangouts. It is also within easy walking distance to Madrid’s main tourist sites.
This beautiful apartment, on the fifth floor of one of Gran Vía’s historical buildings has an incredible roof terrace ideal for whiling away the evening over a bottle or two of wine. It sleeps up to eight people and is in an ideal location for exploring Madrid’s main sites, as well as enjoying its nightlife. It has four bedrooms, four bathrooms and was remodelled at the end of 2016. Available for €370 (US$412) per night.