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Hostal La Fontana, Madrid, Spain

2-star2 stars
Calle de Valverde, 6MadridMadrid28004Spain

City-center hostal within easy reach of Plaza Mayor
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
Great location
Fantastic service
Breakfast is average
More comfort would be nice
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Hostal La Fontana, Madrid, Spain

from NZ$82
  • Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Single Room, Private Bathroom
  • Twin Room, Private Bathroom
  • Triple Room, Private Bathroom
  • Economy Room, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 17 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 11:30 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • One child (3 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free (dogs only)

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room (up to 3 kg)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Self parking *


  • Area shuttle *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • 24-hour room service
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1990
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Washer/dryer
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Hostal La Fontana, Madrid, Spain’s small print

Also known as

  • Hostal Fontana
  • Hostal Fontana Hostel
  • Hostal Fontana Hostel Madrid
  • Hostal Fontana Madrid
  • Hostal La Fontana Madrid


Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 18 per day

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 15 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 35 per vehicle (one way)

Dial-up Internet access is available in guestrooms for an extra charge

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hostal La Fontana, Madrid, Spain


  • In Malasana
  • Plaza Mayor - 12 min walk
  • Prado Museum - 17 min walk
  • Plaza de Espana - 11 min walk
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum - 12 min walk
  • Royal Palace - 15 min walk
  • Almudena Cathedral - 17 min walk
  • El Rastro - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Madrid (MAD-Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas) - 18 min drive
  • Madrid Recoletos Station - 15 min walk
  • Madrid Principe Pio Station - 21 min walk
  • Madrid Atocha Station - 27 min walk
  • Gran Via Station - 1 min walk
  • Sevilla Station - 6 min walk
  • Santo Domingo Station - 7 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 224 reviews

Hostal La Fontana, Madrid, Spain
Cute little hostel in the heart of busy Madrid
In the heart of Madrid's "Times Square" it's just far enough off the main street where you don't hear noise all night. Breakfast is good to fill up before visiting all the tourist sites. Very clean and close to most subways. Staff was incredibly helpful with check-in and other things we needed during our stay.
A Traveller, us3 night trip
Hostal La Fontana, Madrid, Spain
Very Good8.0
Great location, Good Hostel
It was very cozy and amazing location!! You can't beat this location. The room was a little dirty when we arrived. The bed sheets looked used and had hair all over them, and the towels smelled like cigarettes. The bathroom was shared, but there was no issue, make sure you wait a while so the water heats up or you'll freeze. Overall its very doable. the price was great and we saw all of Madrid because the walking distance was basically nothing and you were in the middle of everything. The staff was very friendly. Lastly, the wifi stopped working our last night so we were kind of shut off from the world as service was bad there.
A Traveller, us2 night family trip
Hostal La Fontana, Madrid, Spain
Very good value for price. Staff were very helpful and polite. Customer service was excellent. Overall a pleasant stay. Would recommend.
Terry, gb3 night family trip
Hostal La Fontana, Madrid, Spain
Excellent Value but Maintenance Issues
Overall it was just alright. The staff was exceptionally nice and the location was good. There was one guy who spoke excellent English and even the people who didn't tried hard to communicate. However, the condition of the hotel was very very old. The shower in my room was plugged and did not drain. After watching them use draino (very chemically smelling) and a plunger and watching dirty gross water spill everywhere. I opted to shower in the communal shower even though I had paid a few Euro more to have a shower in my room. The walls were super thin so you can hear everything from someone watching tv to talking to laughing at a tv program. The breakfast was better then expected. It included coffee, toast, packaged breads, fruit, yogurt, and granola bars. The hotel was very inexpensive and the fact that it included breakfast made it an incredible deal. It was a very good value :)
Christine, us1 night trip
Hostal La Fontana, Madrid, Spain
Not sure about it
We decided on this place because of the price and the location. The service was wonderful, and everyone was very friendly. The place itself, however , could do with a coat of paint. It looked run down. As for a location, it is very central and convenient. There are bars on this street that close at 4 am!!!!. It was extremely noisy, people were stoned in front of the entrance, and extremely loud. I couldn't understand why in Spain, where bread is amazing, we were served dreadful sliced bread, and pre-packed buns! Whatever!
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Hostal La Fontana, Madrid, Spain

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