Your Hostel in “Madrid de Los Austrias”

The Hostal Las Fuentes is located in Fuentes street 10, in the district known as the Barrio de los Austrias, also called Palacio, next to the Plaza Mayor, the San Miguel market (which has become fashionable thanks to its wide range of tapas and delicatessen establishments).

GPS coordinates:

  • Latitude: 40.417468
  • Longitude: -3.708444

Nearby Atractions

  • Palacio Real (Royal Palace) – 100 m.
  • Plaza Mayor – 125 m.
  • Puerta del Sol – 250 m.
  • Museo del Prado (Art gallery) – 1,1 Km.
  • Museo Thyssen- Bornemisza (Art gallery) – 1,1 Km.
  • Museo Reina Sofía (Art gallery) – 1,1 Km.
  • Teatro Real (Opera theater) – 50 m.
  • Jardines de Sabatini (garden) – 150 m.
  • Plaza de España – 800 m.
  • Santiago Bernabéu (football (soccer) stadium) – 4 Km. (10 minutes by metro).
  • Gran Vía – 350 m.
  • Convento de las Descalzas Reales (Convent)

Only a few minute’s walk away you will find the best tavernas and bars, the district of La Latina, Puerta del Sol and the Royal Palace, a pedestrian area surrounded by the best shops and restaurants in the historical centre of Madrid.

20 minutes on foot from the Prado Museum, the Reina Sofia museum and the sights and shops of the Villa de Madrid.

We also have the best shopping area for fashion on the Gran Vía close by, as well as FNAC and other department stores.

For eating out, the Hostal Las Fuentes is surrounded by emblematic and old restaurants such as Casa Lucio, Botín or Las Cuevas de Luis Candelas.

With respect to night life or the “Movida Madrileña” (Madrid Scene), the famous Joy Eslava nightclub is close by, one of the best in Madrid and where the famous go out at night. The Hostal Las Fuentes is also close to the district of Huertas and the Plaza de Santa Ana, and the new cosmopolitan atmosphere of La Latina and the district of Chueca is just 15 minutes from the hostel.

If you travel for business, the Trade Fair Park is 40 minutes by metro from the Hostal Las Fuentes, with the advantage of being able to enjoy the centre of Madrid when the Fair is over.

How to arrive to the Hostel?

  • From the South: Glorieta de Cádiz- Paseo de las Delicias- Glorieta de Atocha- Calle Atocha as far as the underground car park of the Plaza Mayor.
  • From the North: When you get to Plaza de Castilla, take the Paso de la Castellana in a southerly direction as far as Atocha. Turn right into calle Atocha and go as far as the underground car park in the Plaza Mayor.
  • From the A Coruña road: When you get to Moncloa, turn into calle Princesa and go as far as Plaza España, then take calle Bailén until the calle Mayor, then until the car park of the Plaza Mayor.
  • From the Airport: Take the Barcelona road in the direction of Avenida de América. Then take María de Molina until Paseo de la Castellana, go in the direction of Glorieta de Atocha, at the Atocha junction turn right into calle Atocha and go as far as the underground car park of the Plaza Mayor.

Note: We recommend the car park in the Plaza Mayor because it is the closest to our hostel if you are coming by car.

How to arrive in public transport from the airport

  • From the Airport by Metro: To Ópera station: Take line 8 (pink) to Nuevos Ministerios and then change to line 10 (dark blue) towards Puerta del Sol and get off at Príncipe Pío, from where you must take Ramal to Ópera. Go up to the street on Calle Arenal and the first street on the right is Calle de Las Fuentes. Walk up the street to number 10. Our reception desk is on the first floor.

*Note: The metro of Madrid is safe, nevertheless we recommend that you are careful with your bag, wallet and belongings. You can also take a taxi from the airport terminal.

Nearest tube station

  • The nearest metro station is Ópera (lines: 2- red, 5- green and Ramal to Príncipe Pío).
  • You can also get here easily from Sol metro station (lines: 1- light blue, 2- red and 3- yellow and Cercanías RENFE- train)