Where we are and how to get

Hostal Prim is located in one of the best areas in Madrid, in the barrio de Justicia (the Law area, bordering with the Plaza de Colon on the north and Plaza de Cibeles on the south, and Calle Serrano on the east and Chueca on the west), 30 metres away from Paseo Recoletos, 5 minutes from Calle Serrano (barrio Salamanca) and 5 minutes from the old town.

It is the best option for those who wish to relax in a quiet and safe environment, but it is also situated in the centre of Madrid where you will find all the must-see places in the city. Not that long ago the City Hall moved to the Plaza de Cibeles, because this square is one of the main symbols of the city and many important events in Madrid take place in this area.

From Hostal Prim we can easily walk to all the most interesting tourist places, like the Retiro Park, the Plaza Mayor, the Puerta del Sol, the Gran Vía and the museums situated in Paseo del Prado like Thyssen, the Prado, Caixa Forum and Reina Sofía, among others. Hostal Prim is situated next to the squares of Cibeles, Colón and Chueca, where many events such as parades, processions, tributes, festivals, celebrations and fairs.

Our guesthouse is only 3 minutes away from Alliance Française, the National Court – Supreme Court (situated in Calle Marqués de la Ensenada), the House of America, the National Library, the Archaeological Museum, the embassies situated in the Barrio de Salamanca, the ministries situated in Paseo de la Castellana and Paseo del Prado and the schools of finance and law.

It also very well connected with Metro, bus and train stations nearby. It is only 15 minutes walk from Atocha train station, where you can catch the high speed train, AVE.

Hostal Prim. Situación

Ways to get:

Getting here by road?

When you arrive to Madrid from any direction follow the sign-posts to the City Centre (Centro Ciudad), Hostal Prim is situated in a street that is perpendicular to Paseo de Recoletos, between the square of Colon and Cibeles, in Calle Prim.

How can you get here from the Madrid-Barajas airport?

By bus:

Get on the 24 hour express airport bus line (yellow) that stops in Plaza Cibeles, get off there and walk towards Plaza Colón, turn into the first street on the left, in Calle Prim, where you will find Hostal Prim.

Price: 2 Euros per person.

Estimated time: 25 minutes

By Metro:

From Madrid-Barajas airports take line 8 (pink) and get off in Mar de Cristal, get on line 4 (brown) and get off in Colon, from exit “Plaza de Colon” walk towards Plaza Cibeles, turn into the third street on the right in Calle Prim, where you will find Hostal Prim.

Price: 2 Euros per person.

Estimated time: 40 minutes

By taxi:

Take a taxi from the airport if you prefer this method of transportation.

From any terminal, the tariff is fixed at 30€ including luggage.

Estimated time: 25 – 40 minutes

Getting there by train?

From Chamartin train station take the southbound local train and get off at Recoletos, take the exit to Calle Prim, where you will find the Hostal Prim.

From Atocha train station take the northbound local train and get off at Recoletos, take the exit to Calle Prim, where you will find the Hostal Prim. You could also walk for about 15 minutes from Atocha. Walk up Paseo del Prado towards Paseo de Recoletos, once you have walked pass Plaza de Cibeles, turn into the first street on the left, this should be Calle Prim, where you will find the Hostal Prim.

From the Chamartín train station get on the Metro: take line 10 (dark blue) to Alonso Martínez station, change to line 4 (brown), get off at Colon station and leave through exit to Calle Genova, pass by the Wax Museum towards Plaza Cibeles, turn into the third street on the right in Calle Prim, where you will find the Hostal Prim.

From Atocha train station get on the Metro: take line 1 (light blue) and get off at Sol station, change to line 2 (red) and get off at the Banco de España station, exit to Plaza Cibeles and walk towards Plaza Colon, turn into the first street on the left, which should be Calle Prim, where you will find the Hostal Prim.

Getting there by bus?

From the southern bus station – Estación de Méndez Álvaro take the Metro: take line 6 (grey) and get off at Manuel Becerra, change to line 2 (red) and get off at Banco de España, exit towards Plaza de Cibeles and start walking towards Plaza Colon, turn into the first street on the left, Calle Prim, where you will find the Hostal Prim.

From Avenida de America bus station take the Metro: take line 4 (brown) and get off at Colon, exit towards Calle Genova, pass by the Wax Museum towards Plaza Cibeles, turn into the third street on the right in Calle Prim, where you will find the Hostal Prim.

Closest Metro station

(Underground station only 3 minutes on foot)

  • Banco de España (line 2 – red)
  • Colon (line 4 – brown)
  • Chueca (line 5 – green)