Location. Hostel Excelsior, Madrid, Spain

Where are we ?

Located in the central district of Madrid; on the famous Gran Vía, one of the city’s main arteries.

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Our location is ideal if you are looking for…
...a central and well-connected hostel.
...a good quality/price ratio.
...a friendly and warm service.

The excellent location of our hostel will enable you to visit hundreds of places of artistic and cultural interest on foot, such as the Puerta de Sol, Plaza Mayor, Cathedral, Royal Palace, Plaza de España, Temple of Debod, museums in the Art Triangle of Madrid (Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Reina Sofía museums), the Natural History Museum, the Archaeological Museum

The lively Gran Vía, full of cinemas, theatres, restaurants and shops is right on your doorstep with endless possibilities for making the most of your free time.

Interesting data from Madrid
You can visit other nearby cities and towns such as Toledo, Ávila, Segovia, Aranjuez, Alcalá de Henares…, which are just one hour away. You can either use your own vehicle or public transport (train or bus) which runs frequently, every half an hour for the most part of the day.
You can spend a day at the zoo, the fun fair, the Warner Park… or strolling through the parks of the city, such as the Retiro, the Capricho Park, the Sabatini Gardens, the Casa de Campo, the Cuartel de la Montaña, the Planetarium and the Tierno Galván Park…

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How to arrive in public transport from the airport ?


Easily taken at the airport. From any terminal, the tariff is fixed at 30€ including luggage. If you wish, there is a pick-up or airport transfer service by taxi which can be hired when making your reservation at a cost of €33 (closed price).


Take line 8 (pink) from the airport as far as Nuevos Ministerios. At Nuevos Ministerios change to line 10 (dark blue) as far as Plaza de España, and from there you can either exit the metro into Gran Via and walk to the hostel or change to line 3 (yellow, one stop) until Callao.

Nearby metro statinos to Hostal Excelsior
The nearest metro stations are: Callao (lines 3- yellow and line 5- green) exit Edificio de la Prensa. Approximately distance 10 m; and Santo Domingo (line 2- red), exit Gran Vía. Approximately distance 20 m.
The metro statiions Plaza de España (line 3- yellow and line 10- dark blue) and Gran Vía (line 1- light blue and line 5- green) 50/ 60 m. from hotel, in Gran Vía street.

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