Hostal Gala, urban and simple, is 2 minutes walk from the Ópera subway station, and 7 minutes walk from Plaza Mayor and the XVIII century Palacio Real.
Its modern rooms have free Wi-Fi and flat screen TV. Superior rooms have their own balcony and the lobby has a common TV area.
By paying an extra you may enjoy any of the following services: breakfast, laundry, car rental.
Charming hostel in heart of Madrid
Puerta de sol en Madrid

Puerta de sol: 10 min. walk from Hostal Gala

Located in the very centre of Madrid, at the heart of the city. Its famous Bear and the Arbutus statue are the symbol of Madrid. Meeting point for many

plaza de cibles en Madrid

Plaza Cibles: 15 min. walk from Hostal Gala

Known as the Fountain of Cibeles, it is one of Madrid’s most photographed symbols. Next to it is the Palacio Cibeles, now a wonderful art centre: Centro Centro.

Instituto Cervantes

I. Cervantes: 12 min. walk from Hostal Gala

This amazing building, build between 1910 and 1918, used to be a Bank and is now home for the well-known Cervantes Institute. Visiting and enjoying the many cultural exhibitions held in there, makes it a must.

Close to Hostal Gala

  1. parque el retiro

    Madrid’s Parque del Retiro, most famous gardens of the city


    Build in 1630 after Count Duque of Olivares granted to the king (Felipe IV) the lands that Duque Fernán Nuñez had given him. From then on, only the monarchy enjoyed these gardens; a land having more than 1.180.000 m². Further on, in 1868, they where open to the public.

     

  2. Palacio Real Madrid

    Palacio Real de Madrid, biggest in Western Europe

     

    Also known as Palacio de Oriente. Guard change takes place every Wednesday from October to July at 11.00 am. The Royal Armoury is worth a visit: armouries, shields and all kind of weapons. This big collection is amongst the most important worldwide.  

     

  3. Museo del Prado Madrid

    El Prado Museum, amongst top worldwide museums

     

     A very recommended visit. One of the most toured and renowned international museums. Home to XVI and XIX century paintings. Amongst its paintings we find master pieces from Velázquez, El Greco, Rubens, El Bosco or Goya. The new building was designed by Rafael Moneo.

     

  4. Circulo de Bellas Artes de Madrid

    Círculo de Bellas Artes, a well known cultural museum around Europe

     

    The building is crowned by Minerva’s sculpture, by Juan Luis Vassallo. It is made of bronze and represents the Roman goddess of wisdom and arts, emblem of the cultural centre since its foundation. From the rooftop of the Círculo de Bellas Artes (CBA) you may enjoy magnificent views of Madrid.

     

  5. Plaza de Callao Madrid

    Plaza de Callao, most visited and well known square of Madrid’s downtown


    Located in the very centre of the city, very close from the Gran Vía, and a shopping mile together with Preciados street, Sol and Ópera. It is said that 113 million people walk along these streets yearly. A 24 hour place, very dynamic and entertaining. A must would be paying a visit and taking a picture with the Alcázar twins, known as the ¨Heavys of  Callao ¨.

     

  6. Museo Reina Sofia

    Reina Sofia National Museum, where you can see Picasso’s Guernica

    Known as Hospital San Carlos in the XVI century, it centralised all the city hospitals. After many modifications and being expanded, it finally closed in 1965. Restoration works started in 1980 and in 1992 Reina Sofia museum opens its doors. In 2005 it open’s up Jean Nouvel’s architectural expansion, increasing its space a 60%.

Few steps from Hostal Gala

barrio chueca
Chueca neighborhood
Guaranteed fun
Gay scene
el Rastro de Madrid
El Rastro de Madrid
Every Sunday
Flee Market
Plaza Mayor Madrid
Plaza Mayor
Madrid of the Austrias
barrios malasaña
Malasaña
Pop and coolest distrit
A lot to see
San Miguel Market
Gastronomy
Wines and Tapas
El Matadero de Madrid
El Matadero
Art Center
Expositions
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