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Mola Hostel

2-star2 stars
Calle Atocha 16, Plaza de Jacinto Benavente, Madrid, Spain, 28012, Spain

Hostel with bar/lounge, near Puerta del Sol
  • Free WiFi
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From 1,359 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Location is perfect, clean and secure. Would stay there again.Jun. 4, 2019
  • Really nice hostel close to town friendly staff. Breakfaxt was good and bathroom toiletsNov. 13, 2018

Mola Hostel

from A$155
  • One bed in a Mix Shared Dormitory for maximum 6 people
  • One bed in a Mix Shared Dormitory for maximum 8 people
  • One bed in a Female Shared Dormitory for maximum 6 people
  • One bed in a Female Shared Dormitory for maximum 8 people
  • One bed in a Shared Dormitory for maximum 4 people
  • Twin Room
  • One bed in a Mix Shared Dormitory for maximum 10 people

What’s around Mola Hostel


  • In Centro
  • Puerta del Sol - 4 min walk
  • Plaza Mayor - 7 min walk
  • Paseo del Prado - 10 min walk
  • El Rastro - 10 min walk
  • Gran Via Street - 10 min walk
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum - 11 min walk
  • Almudena Cathedral - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Madrid (MAD-Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas) - 25 min drive
  • Madrid Atocha Station - 18 min walk
  • Atocha Cercanías Station - 19 min walk
  • Madrid Recoletos Station - 20 min walk
  • Tirso de Molina Station - 3 min walk
  • Sol Station - 5 min walk
  • Anton Martin Station - 5 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 40 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-2 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Self parking *

  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Lift
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Mola Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Mola Hostel Madrid
  • Mola Madrid
  • Mola Hostel Madrid
  • Mola Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Mola Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation 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.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

Cash Breakage deposit: EUR 10.00 per stay

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 10 (subject to availability)

Self parking costs EUR 25 per day

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 06.00 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 30 per vehicle (one-way)

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

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Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 176 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Awesome hostel with great buffet breakfast
Great hostel in the perfect location. My only request for improvement would be to provide a sink in the communal areas to wash fresh food or to refill the kettle... not all travellers live on microwave food. Otherwise a fantastic stay and highly recommended. Thank you Mola hostel.
auOther trip
Very good 8.0
Hostel good but don't book tours from them.
Hostel quite good but day tours booked from them very expensive, badly organized and not up to standard ( I did 2) so do yourself a favor and book a tour from the stalls in the nearby squares.
Brian, au1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Clean and ideally located for first time in Madrid
Mola is ideally located for a first visit to Madrid. It isn’t in a hip neighborhood but it is smack in the middle of the center, less than 5 minutes away from Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Gran Via, etc. Most tourist sights are a stone throw away which make the hostel a perfect home base for a first visit to the city. The room and en-suite bathroom were very clean (above average for a hostel). There are some visible signs of humidity around the hostel but it doesn’t smell of mold or anything like that- I think they might have had an isolated flooding incident that they haven’t fully fixed from a cosmetic standpoint. The friendly staff was available 24/7. While I wouldn’t stay in this area of Madrid again (I’d probably go to Chueca or Malasaña for a second trip to Madrid) I would definitely recommend the hostel for first timers in the city!
us3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
One of the best hostels I have stayed in, very nice and clean with friendly staff!
Toni, gbOther trip
Good 6.0
Champions League weekend
Clean and comfortable with friendly staff. Window blinds broken so early sun a problem. Champions league final weekend so I'm embarrassed to say what I paid to share a room with 7 others but all accommodation in the city had inflated rates. Thankfully the bars and restaurants kept their prices normal. Hostel convenient to city centre. First time doing the hostel thing and that box is ticked for me.
john, ieOther trip

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