Madrid is a fascinating city brimming with romantic architecture and impressive museums. If high culture doesn’t excite you, worry not. You can also spend your days in the Spanish capital sampling delicious tapas, learning traditional Flamenco dancing, or cheering at a Real Madrid football match.
Planning a trip to Spain is exciting, but it can also be stressful when trying to find suitable accommodation. We here at Road Affair understand this struggle, which is why we have curated a list of the best Airbnbs in Madrid. All of the listings below have been carefully chosen, hosted by superhosts, and hold Airbnb Plus status. For those new to Airbnb, superhosts are rental owners with an impeccable track record of hospitality, while Airbnb Plus is an exclusive program that highlights exceptional homes that have been in-person verified.
Contemporary Apartment in Lavapiés
This one-bedroom Airbnb in Madrid is located in one of Madrid’s most unique and culturally diverse neighborhoods. Numerous restaurants, lively bars, and popular museums lie on the doorstep of this rental, making it ideal for those looking to stay near the action.
Inside, there is a comfortable mix of contemporary wooden furnishings, creating a chic and relaxing space. In the living room, guests can peruse a small collection of books and magazines or sit back on the couch in front of the large flatscreen TV. The full kitchen includes a dishwasher and features a mesmerizing black-and-white patterned backsplash that adds a fun touch to the room. In the bedroom, there is a queen-size bed and a wooden headboard with built-in plugs, so guests can easily charge their electronics.
This short-term apartment rental in Madrid is conveniently located less than a five-minute walk to the Lavapiés Metro station, making it easy for guests to get to all the popular attractions across the city. Also within walking distance is the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and La Casa Encendida.
Elegant Flat Near Plaza Del Dos De Mayo
If you are looking for a luxurious rental apartment in Madrid that is also pet-friendly, look no further than this fabulous flat located beside Plaza del Dos de Mayo.
This one-bedroom apartment has the perfect blend of elegance and modern upgrades. Intricate golden art pieces decorate the walls, adding a unique richness to the space. Guests can lounge on the large white sectional couch in the living room and stream their favorite shows on the projector screen or mix a drink from the fully stocked bar cart. There is also a desk and chair in the space where guests who are working remotely can set up.
The full kitchen has plenty of cooking space and features a washing machine, microwave, dishwasher, and tea set. In the bedroom, there is a comfortable queen-size bed, rods for hanging clothes, and unique lighting fixtures that create a dazzling effect in the room.
This Madrid Airbnb is steps away from Fuencarral Street, a popular pedestrian area for shopping and dining. Many popular attractions are also within walking distance, including the Puerta del Sol, the Fountain of Fame, the Plaza de España, and the Teatro Real.
Rustic Two-Bedroom Apartment
This gorgeous vacation apartment for rent in Madrid is perfect for families or couples looking to stay in a more traditional space with all the modern luxury of a new home.
The apartment’s interior features stunning wooden doors and exposed brick walls that create an old-world feel. In the master bedroom, there is a queen-size bed, a built-in wooden closet, and two large French doors that open to a small private balcony. The second bedroom is on the second floor and features a double bed, a skylight, and a dresser for storage. Superhost Maria can also provide a crib and a high chair for families traveling with little ones.
The modern full kitchen is well stocked with everything needed to prepare a meal and includes a washing machine, making this rental ideal for those planning an extended stay. Meals can be enjoyed at the breakfast bar or as a group at the dining table.
After a long day of touring the city, guests can relax on the couch and watch a movie on the large projector screen in the living room or rinse off in the spacious walk-in shower in the bathroom. This home also allows pets.
Modern Flat Near Basilica of Saint Francis the Great
This spacious modern flat is the perfect Airbnb in Madrid for families or small groups looking to stay in a lively Spanish neighborhood.
The apartment is located in La Latina, a neighborhood known for its bustling cantinas and tapas bars. The Basilica of Saint Francis the Great, the Museo de San Isidro, and the beautiful gardens of Dalieda San Francisco are all within a 10-minute walk from the rental.
Inside this two-bedroom Airbnb, a collection of stylish furniture and fresh plants help create a bright and airy feel to the space. In the living room, guests can lounge on the pullout couch and access their favorite streaming services on the Smart TV. The full kitchen comes well stocked with a coffee maker, minifridge, and a microwave.
Both bedrooms feature plush queen-size pillow-top mattresses and have been masterfully decorated with warm colors and contemporary décor. One of the bedrooms has an en suite bathroom with a walk-in shower. The second full bathroom also has a walk-in shower and a well-lit mirror perfect for getting ready for a night out.
Stylish Studio With a Pool
If you are looking to rent an apartment in Madrid that has access to a swimming pool on your holiday, this cozy studio in Pacífico is for you.
The home features a mix of boho-inspired décor and modern design, complete with chic furnishings that bring a unique quality to the space. The bedroom area has a double bed with a memory foam mattress and is sectioned off using a wooden divider, allowing for privacy. In the living room, there is a dining table, a flatscreen TV, and a small vintage writing desk.
It is easy to keep well caffeinated at this rental as the full kitchen includes an espresso maker and complimentary coffee. After a day in the Spanish sun, guests can return and rinse off in the walk-in shower then wrap themselves in a warm towel from the heated towel rack in the bathroom.
This Airbnb in Madrid is located in the heart of Pacífico, only a 20-minute walk to the Botanical Gardens and a 15-minute walk to Retiro Park. Many transit stops are also close by, making it easy to travel around the city.
Accessibility-Friendly Vintage Loft
This eclectic, open-concept apartment is ideal for those with mobility impairments looking to stay near the city’s most popular museums.
The loft features step-free pathways both inside and outside the home, as well as wide doorways for those in wheelchairs. The shower is also step-free.
Inside, the apartment boasts a sleek modern full kitchen complete with complimentary coffee and all the essentials for cooking. Guests can enjoy their meals under a luxurious chandelier in the dining room. In the living room, guests can stream their favorite shows and movies on the Smart TV or peruse the bookshelf for some reading material. There are also two glass doors beside the TV that open to a small balcony.
The bedroom has a vibrant, fresh feel and features a floral wallpaper accent wall, a queen-size pillow-top mattress, and a large chest for storage. In the en suite bathroom, there is a walk-in shower, and bathroom essentials are provided.
The Museo de San Isidro, Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions, the Museo de las Ilusiones Madrid, and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía are all within a 15-minute walking radius of this Madrid Airbnb.
Cozy Apartment in Lavapiés
This one-bedroom apartment is the ideal rental for couples or solo travelers looking for a unique and comfortable stay.
The interior of the homes has been decorated in a mix of Scandinavian, bohemian, and vintage styles, creating a one-of-a-kind eclectic feel. In the living room, guests can stream music on the Sonos sound system or browse the multilingual book collection from the library.
The bedroom boasts two comfortable queen-size beds and an en suite bathroom with a luxurious walk-in shower and heated towel racks. Superhosts Oscar, Vanessa, and Emilio have also provided all the bathroom essentials, such as shampoo and soap. The full kitchen has a beautiful exposed brick wall backdrop and includes a coffee maker and a pullout dining table.
This Airbnb in Madrid is located in the lively neighborhood of Lavapiés and is within walking distance of some fantastic traditional tapas bars, cantinas, and shopping. Both the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and La Casa Encendida are less than a five-minute walk away.
Stunning Apartment Near Plaza Mayor
This two-bedroom apartment in La Latina is the perfect vacation rental in Madrid for small groups or families.
The home boasts a newly renovated luxurious interior of crisp wooden lines and chic furnishings in a natural palette. This apartment can sleep six guests comfortably using the sofa bed and two queen-size beds. In the first bedroom, there is a wall-to-wall built-in closet that provides tons of storage and an en suite bathroom. The second bedroom features a private balcony, a TV, and a wardrobe.
Both bathrooms have walk-in rain showers where guests can rinse off after a day of adventuring. In the full kitchen, guests will find all the cooking essentials with the addition of a washing machine, dishwasher, and breakfast bar.
Superhost family the Tellez’s have done a fantastic job of making this rental family-friendly. They have stocked the apartment with a crib, high chair, and a baby bath.
This Madrid Airbnb is only a five-minute walk from the famous Plaza Mayor, which was the center of Madrid in the 1600s. Also within walking distance in the Royal Armory of Madrid and the Royal Palace of Madrid.
Sleek Apartment With a Private Patio and Parking
Spend your nights sipping wine and enjoying the warm Spanish air on the private patio of this chic Airbnb in Madrid.
The patio is only part of what makes this rental one of the best Airbnbs in Madrid. It also has access to a shared on-site gym, playground, pool, and free on-site parking.
Black and white walls create a sleek and modern look to the home, and natural-toned furniture brings in an element of comfort. In the living room, guests can unwind on the couch and stream their favorite Netflix shows on the Smart TV or enjoy a morning coffee from the kitchen’s espresso machine. The dining area is beside the glass doors to the patio, allowing for plenty of natural light while enjoying a meal. Guests will find a washing machine with laundry supplies in the full kitchen, as well as a dishwasher, toaster, and a breakfast bar.
In the bedroom, there is a comfortable queen-size bed, a TV, and a large closet for guests to store their suitcases. The bathroom boasts a luxurious walk-in rain shower and a heated towel rack.
This two-bedroom Madrid Airbnb located in the Lavapiés neighborhood is ideal for families looking for a functional and comfortable stay.
Superhost Sandra has done a great job of making her home family-friendly by providing children’s books, toys, a travel crib, and more. The home is also located on the first floor, so parents don’t have to worry about carrying suitcases, strollers, and kids up flights of stairs.
The interior of the home is styled with contemporary furnishings and a collection of gorgeous art pieces, creating a stylish and relaxing space. Guests can unwind on the couch or rocking chair in the living room while watching a movie on the flatscreen TV or enjoy the views from the glass balcony doors. The kitchen is well stocked with all the essentials and also includes an espresso machine and a dishwasher. Parents won’t have to worry about the little ones getting too messy on holiday as the apartment features a washing machine.
In the master bedroom, there is a queen-size bed and a built-in closet. The second bedroom features a single bed that can slide out to become a double bed.
Colorful Apartment With a Romantic Patio
If you take one look inside this fabulous apartment, it won’t be hard to see why it made our list of the best Airbnb rentals in Madrid.
The interior has been uniquely designed with colorful Spanish patterns and cozy furnishings that give the space a vibrant and energetic feeling. Although the building was built in the 1800s, Superhost Alfredo has added many modern upgrades.
The full kitchen is very spacious and includes an espresso machine, washing machine, microwave, and much more. In the living room, there is a Smart TV and a stunning wallpapered accent wall that was inspired by Van Gogh’s Almond Blossom. The bedroom has an air of nobility and features traditional-styled lighting fixtures and furniture, a plush double bed with a memory foam mattress, and an en suite bathroom. There is a pullout couch in the living room that guests can use to make this rental sleep four guests. The bathroom features a walk-in rain shower and is tiled in vibrant blues with a seahorse design integrated into it.
Guests can enjoy an evening cocktail in the private backyard surrounded by a wall of lush green plants. The patio has a cute wicker bistro set that is perfect for relaxing in the open air.
Cozy Flat Near Plaza de Santa Ana
This vacation apartment for rent in Madrid is perfect for solo travelers or couples looking for modern accommodation.
Guests can wake up and enjoy a cup of coffee from the espresso machine on the private patio overlooking a quiet Spanish street. Inside, the living room has a clean contemporary feel. The living room has a flatscreen TV and a couch where guests can unwind after a day in the sun.
In the full kitchen, guests will find everything they need to prepare a meal. The kitchen also has a washing machine, making this an ideal rental for those looking to book a long stay. In the bedroom, there is a comfortable queen-size bed and an entrance to the patio. The bathroom boasts a walk-in rain shower and a beautiful mosaic-tiled floor.
This Madrid Airbnb is located in the boho neighborhood of Barrio de las Letras. Some of the city’s best museums, like the Museo Nacional del Prado and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, are less than 10-minutes away by foot. The area is also known for its thriving nightlife scene and traditional flamenco shows at the theaters.
Penthouse Apartment for Larger Groups
Are you looking for an Airbnb in Madrid that can sleep a larger group? Then this stunning boho-modern apartment is for you.
This three-bedroom penthouse features high ceilings and plenty of natural light that make the space feel even bigger than it already is. The home can sleep up to seven guests. Two of the bedrooms feature queen-size memory foam mattresses. The third room has two single beds also with memory foam mattresses. Room-darkening shades can be found in all the bedrooms to ensure guests get the best sleep possible.
In the living room, there is a pullout couch where guests can unwind and stream their favorite movies on the Smart TV. In front of the TV is a six-person dining table, ideal for group meals. The kitchen has plenty of space for cooking for larger groups and includes an espresso machine, a breakfast bar, and a dishwasher. Superhost Clara has also provided children’s dinnerware and a high chair for those with little ones.
There are two bathrooms in the apartment: one with a walk-in rain shower and the other with a walk-in rain shower, a heated towel rack, and a washing machine.
Luxurious Three-Bedroom Apartment Near Puerta Del Sol
It’s no secret why this rental made our list of the best Madrid Airbnbs. Simply take a look at it, and you’ll see that it’s been exceptionally decorated and furnished with modern luxuries that rival the most expensive hotels.
Upon arrival, guests will be welcomed with a complimentary bottle of wine, courtesy of superhost Akogabel. Next, you will decide which room you want. In the first bedroom, there is a large closet, a TV, and a double bed with a stunning exposed brick wall behind it lit by built-in lighting strips. The second bedroom also has two single beds and a TV. In the third bedroom, there is a double bed with a velvet headboard, a TV, and a large closet for storage.
After a long day of touring the city, guests can return for a luxurious soak in the claw-foot bathtub. There are also two other bathrooms, both with walk-in showers and double vanities.
In the living room, there is a large black leather sectional couch where guests can enjoy their morning coffee. Those looking to get some work done on holiday can find a small study beside the living room with a desk and chair.
Bright and Modern Apartment
Enjoy the beauty of nature with the benefits of a city center location at this breathtaking Madrid Airbnb.
The home features large picture windows overlooking garden trees, making your city vacation feel more relaxed. Inside, the apartment has been decorated in modern furnishings and lush plants that create an airy and natural environment. In the living room, there is a Smart TV and a leather sofa bed, surrounded by a hanging garden wall. The full kitchen is well equipped with all the essentials, including an espresso machine and a wine cooler.
The bedroom is also nature-themed and has a double bed with a vine tree growing over the headboard. Superhost Wave can also provide a crib for those traveling with small children. In the bathroom, there is a spacious glass-enclosed shower room and a washing machine.
This stunning apartment is located in the Malasana neighborhood, just off of Gran Via. There are many traditional restaurants, lively bars, and authentic Spanish cafés within walking distance of this Airbnb. Gran Via subway station is only a three-minute walk away, making it easy for guests to travel throughout the city.
Madrid is a city filled with exceptional museums and fascinating culture. The city has so much to offer that your days will undoubtedly be jam-packed full of fun activities. That means you will want to return to an outstanding accommodation. Any one of these Airbnbs would provide an exceptional stay. It’s now up to you to decide which one.