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Located in Gran Via, Hostal Ballesta is within a 10-minute walk of popular sights such as Puerta del Sol and Plaza de Espana. This 35-room hostal welcomes guests with conveniences like free in-room WiFi, concierge services, and a free grocery shopping service. It's in central Madrid and also a short walk from Plaza Mayor and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.


Hostal Ballesta's 35 rooms are air-conditioned and provide balconies or patios, laptop-compatible safes, and phones. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Other standard amenities include desks and free toiletries.

Property features

Guests of Hostal Ballesta enjoy free WiFi in public areas, a free grocery shopping service, and free newspapers. Airport transportation is made easy with an airport shuttle (available on request) for EUR 60 per person roundtrip. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with concierge services and luggage storage. This smoke-free hostal also has a TV in a common area.


  • Walking distance to Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Concierge services
  • 24-hour front desk

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Hostal Ballesta features tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. This Madrid hostal also offers complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a complimentary grocery shopping service, and a television in a common area.

Hostal Ballesta is a smoke-free property.

  • Television in common areas 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 35 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Concierge services 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free grocery shopping service 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Room Amenities

Hostal Ballesta offers 35 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary toiletries. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No cribs (infant beds) available


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 60 per person (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Ballesta
  • Hostal Ballesta
  • Hostal Ballesta Hostel
  • Hostal Ballesta Hostel Madrid
  • Hostal Ballesta Madrid
  • Hostal Ballesta Hotel Madrid

We should mention

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. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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