Getting a hotel close to the Atocha train station is good for a number of reasons. For a start, if you plan on leaving by train, either for a Day Trips from Madrid
or to visit Andalusia, most trains leave from Atocha. Also, you are close to both the Reina Sofia Museum
and the Prado Museum
. Lastly, you're also within walking distance of Puerta del Sol, Gran Via, Lavapies and Paseo del Prado.
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Generally regarded as the best hotel in Madrid, Ernest Hemingway once frequented here. Just a short walk to Atocha station.
The cheapest hotel in the area, this 'hostal' (budget hotel) is perfect for a early morning trip from Atocha.
A popular hotel located between Atocha and the Retiro park.
You can't get much closer to Atocha station than this hotel from a popular and reputable brand.
Another excellent hotel, right in the 'Golden cultural triangle' of Madrid and within easy walking distance of Atocha.