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Generator Madrid offers accommodation 1-minute walk from Gran Via. It boasts a roof-top terrace with a bar and 2 hot tubs.

The hostel features an industrial décor at the shared areas such as the lounge where guests can watch TV, read or listen to the daily Deejay sessions.

Bright rooms in Generator Madrid have an avant-garde style mixing classic and modern elements, they offer dormitory or private rooms. They all include an en-suite bathroom with shower and air-conditioning.

Dormitory rooms feature bunk beds with USB port, night light, a stocking net and a private locker. Bed linen are included and towels can be rented at the reception.

Standard Twin and Family rooms come with different bed configurations and a private bathroom with free toiletries, towels and hairdryer.

Breakfast is served every day at the property, different options are available. There is an American- Mexican restaurant at the property where cultural activities take place daily.

Other facilities include a private parking and a luggage storage for a surcharge.

Plaza Mayor is 800 yards from Generator Madrid while the Royal Palace is 350 yards away.

The nearest metro station is Santo Domingo, metro line 2. Madrid- Barajas airport is 14.3 miles away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Madrid, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Generator Madrid has been welcoming guests since 9 May 2018.
Hotel chain/brand: Generator Hostels

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM machine on site.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Madrid, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet

Private parking available on-site


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

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  • The staff speak English
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Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Arlequin Theatre
    0 miles
  • Rialto Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Lope de Vega Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • EDP Gran Via Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Monastery of las Descalzas Reales
    0.2 miles
  • Teatro Real
    0.2 miles
  • Preciados Street
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Gran Via
    0.2 miles
  • Plaza Mayor
    0.4 miles
  • Puerta del Sol
    0.4 miles
  • Royal Palace of Madrid
    0.4 miles
  • Temple of Debod
    0.6 miles
  • Prado Museum
    1 miles
  • Puerta de Atocha - Almudena Grandes Train Station
    1.3 miles
  • El Retiro Park
    1.3 miles
  • Parque de Atracciones de Madrid
    2.3 miles
  • Chamartin - Clara Campoamor Railway Station
    3.8 miles
Natural beauty
  • River Manzanares
    0.9 miles
Public transport
  • Metro Santo Domingo Metro Station
    0.1 miles
  • Metro Callao Metro Station
    0.1 miles
  • Metro Ópera Metro Station
    0.2 miles
Closest airports
  • Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport
    8.4 miles
How to get to Generator Madrid from Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport
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1 restaurant on site

    Level Bar

    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Local, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Generator Madrid
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Pub crawls Additional charge
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Games room
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs EUR 30 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
Wellness facilities
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages spoken
  • Catalan
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
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House rules Generator Madrid takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


10:00 - 10:30


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 7 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Generator Madrid accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that guests under 18 years old are not allowed in shared dormitories.

Bed linen is included, while towels can be rented at the reception.

When booking more than 9 people different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Please note, lockers in dormitory rooms are available for free but padlocks are not provided. Guests must bring their own.

The name on the credit card used for the booking should correspond to the guest staying at the property. For reservations made by a third party, you will need to complete an authorisation form and present a copy of the person's ID and credit card.

Small and medium-sized dogs are allowed in private rooms for a fee. Please note that dogs are not allowed in shared rooms or in public areas.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Hot tub/jacuzzi is closed from Wed 17 Feb 2021 until Thu 30 Sept 2021

Hot tub/jacuzzi is closed from Wed 27 Jul 2022 until Fri 30 Sept 2022

FAQs about Generator Madrid

  • Generator Madrid offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Games room
    • Pub crawls
    • Live music/performance
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Bike tours
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Walking tours
    • Happy hour

  • Guests staying at Generator Madrid can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • Generator Madrid has 1 restaurant:

    • Level Bar

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Generator Madrid by:

    • Taxi 35min
    • Metro 45min
    • Bus 55min

  • The prices at Generator Madrid may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Generator Madrid is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Generator Madrid on this page.

  • Generator Madrid is 650 yards from the centre of Madrid.