Generator Madrid - Hostel

1.5 star property
Hostel with restaurant, near Gran Via Street

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Generator Madrid - Hostel

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Rooftop terrace
Rooftop bar
Hypo-allergenic bedding, blackout curtains, soundproofing, free WiFi
Rooftop terrace

Overview of Generator Madrid - Hostel

8,6 out of 10 Fabulous
8,6/10 Fabulous

Property highlights

  • Pet-friendly
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • 24/7 front desk
Calle Silva, 1, Madrid, Madrid, 28013
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • 2 spa tubs
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Breakfast available
  • Self parking
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Arcade/game room
  • Computer station
  • Communal living room
  • ATM/banking services
Feel at home
  • Private bathroom
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Elevator
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Arcade/game room

Room options

Bed in Eight Bedded Mixed Room

  • 22 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 4 Twin Bunk Beds

Private 4 bed Room

  • 16 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Twin Bunk Beds

Bed in 4 bed Dorm

  • 16 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 2 Twin Bunk Beds

Bed in Eight Bedded Female Room

  • 22 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 4 Twin Bunk Beds

Family Room for 4

  • 16 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Twin Beds and 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

  • 15 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Twin

  • 15 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Private 8-bed Room

  • 22 sq m
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Twin Bunk Beds

Superior Bunk

  • 12 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Bunk Beds

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Madrid Centro
  • Gran Via Street - 1 min walk
  • Royal Palace of Madrid - 8 min walk
  • Puerta del Sol - 9 min walk
  • Plaza Mayor - 9 min walk
  • Plaza de Santa Ana - 13 min walk
  • Prado Museum - 22 min walk
  • El Retiro Park - 40 min walk
  • WiZink Center - 42 min walk
  • Lope de Vega Theatre - 1 min drive
  • Plaza de España - Princesa - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) - 22 min drive
  • Madrid Principe Pio Station - 19 min walk
  • Madrid Recoletos Station - 22 min walk
  • Madrid (XOC-Atocha Train Station) - 30 min walk
  • Santo Domingo Station - 1 min walk
  • Callao Station - 3 min walk
  • Opera Station - 5 min walk


  • Pez Tortilla - 6 min walk
  • Salmon Guru - 14 min walk
  • El Asador de Aranda - 2 min walk
  • La Pescadería - 7 min walk
  • Vega - 5 min walk

About this property

Generator Madrid - Hostel

Generator Madrid - Hostel features a rooftop terrace and puts you just steps from Gran Via Street. The rooftop bar is a great place to grab a drink, and guests looking for a bite to eat can check out Level Bar, which serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Also, Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor are within just a 10-minute walk. The property is just a short walk to public transportation: Santo Domingo Station is steps away and Callao Station is 3 minutes.


Catalan, English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certified (Spain)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 129 rooms
  • Arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 1 total, up to 75 lbs per pet)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • Pets must be supervised


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms (speed: 100+ Mbps (good for 1–2 people or up to 6 devices))


  • Secured onsite self parking (EUR 30.00 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) on weekday mornings 7:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop

Traveling with children

  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Discount at nearby fitness center

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Coworking spaces


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bicycle rentals


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2017
  • ATM/banking
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Communal living room
  • Arcade/game room
  • 2 spa tubs
  • At least 80% of food locally-sourced
  • Vegan dining options
  • Vegetarian dining options
  • Humane treatment of captive wild animals
  • Locally-owned & organized tours & activities
  • Local culture & ecosystem education
  • Double-glazed windows
  • No plastic coffee stirrers
  • No plastic drinking straws
  • Reusable cups only
  • Reusable tableware only
  • Lockers available


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Hand-held showerheads
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Heating (climate-controlled)

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi (speed of 100+ Mbps (good for 1–2 people or up to 6 devices))


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Bulk dispenser for toiletries
  • Energy-saving switches
  • Water-efficient showers only
  • Water-efficient toilets only

Special features


Level Bar - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.
La Terraza - This rooftop bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately EUR 7.50 for adults and EUR 3.75 for children
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for EUR 30 per day


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 25 per pet, per stay


  • Secured self parking costs EUR 30.00 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certified (Spain).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates).
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1000, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Also known as

Generator Madrid Hostel
Generator Madrid
Generator Madrid Hostel
Generator Madrid Hostel Madrid
Generator Madrid - Hostel Madrid
Generator Madrid - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Generator Madrid - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Madrid

Frequently asked questions

Does Generator Madrid - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Generator Madrid - Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Generator Madrid - Hostel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Generator Madrid - Hostel?
Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 total and maximum weight of 75 lbs per pet. There's a charge of EUR 25 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Generator Madrid - Hostel?
Yes. Self parking costs EUR 30.00 per day.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Generator Madrid - Hostel?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at Generator Madrid - Hostel?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Gran Via (8-min walk) and Casino de Madrid (11-min walk) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Generator Madrid - Hostel and nearby?
Generator Madrid - Hostel has an arcade.
Are there restaurants at or near Generator Madrid - Hostel?
Yes, Level Bar offers international cuisine.
What's the area around Generator Madrid - Hostel like?
Generator Madrid - Hostel is in Madrid Centro, a short 1-minute walk from Santo Domingo Station and 9 minutes' walk from Puerta del Sol.







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4/10 Fair

Extremely small rooms
The man checking us in wasn't very friendly and the rooms are unusually small.
LaRee, 2-night trip with friends
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2/10 Poor

Shannon, 3-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Treigan, 10-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Mostly we enjoyed the property, but it’s key redeeming quality is its location. Halls were a bit dark, property smelled a little, and definitely a little dingy. But accessible to so much by walking and suites our purpose well.
Jeb, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Mizuho, 3-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Josué Alejandro, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very well located. Easy access to Metro and short walk to walking city tours. Breakfast very good and abundant. Dryer is upon request €20. Totally recommended.
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10/10 Exceptional

Love it. Mi favorito
Kelvin, 2-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Emmy Almendra, 7-night trip
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