Madrid

The Best Restaurants to Eat Paella in Madrid

Casa Benigna One of the best restaurants in Madrid to find good paella is Casa Benigna, located on Calle Benigna Soto.  This is a family owned restaurant that has been around since 1990 and customers claim that this is some of the best traditional paella that they’ve ever had.  One of the unique things about [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Madrid|Comments Off on The Best Restaurants to Eat Paella in Madrid

We´re Going Global: World Pride Madrid 2017

If you are visiting us between June 23rd and July 2nd, you will get to witness the 40th anniversary of the first LGBTIQ pride parade in Spain, and what promises to be the largest pride parade the world has ever seen. This year Madrid will be hosting EuroPride (a continent-wide festival) and WorldPride at [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Madrid|Comments Off on We´re Going Global: World Pride Madrid 2017

St. Patrick’s Day in Madrid 2017

With March comes one of the biggest celebrations of the year, St. Patrick’s Day! On March 17th Ireland and a large part of the world dyes everything green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and Saint Patrick. Saint Patrick, Ireland’s patron is one of the most celebrated saints around the world. It is one of the most [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|Madrid, Uncategorized|Comments Off on St. Patrick’s Day in Madrid 2017

Best Flamenco Shows in Madrid 2017

Corral de la Morería (The Morería Corral) It is one of the oldest “tablaos” in the capital; they opened in 1956. Since their opening they have become one of those places that’s famous because they crossed borders and they have not been small with their friendly social personalities and have not closed for one night [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|destacados, Madrid, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Best Flamenco Shows in Madrid 2017

Don’t Miss the 10 Best Tapas in Madrid According to the Locals! 2017

Madrid is the capital of Spain, so it is the most visited city throughout the year for national and international tourism. One of the things that you can do is go to a tapas bar with one of our groups in Madrid, because there are so many pubs that are worth a try. If you [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Madrid, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Don’t Miss the 10 Best Tapas in Madrid According to the Locals! 2017

Christmas in Madrid 2016

Holiday season in Madrid is an experience like none other. Here are some ways to celebrate all your favorite traditions while incorporating that famous Spanish flavor!! Spain's capital is home to a number of festive attractions and events. Taking a walk down any give road that stretches out from Puerta del Sol(madrids most famous square) [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|About Cat's Hostel Madrid, Madrid, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Christmas in Madrid 2016

What is a typical Spanish breakfast in Madrid?

Breakfast in Spain can vary quite a bit depending on where you are. Some say that there are 1001 different ways to enjoy the first meal of the day and anyone that’s traveled a bit in Spain knows that you could easily get a college degree in Spanish breakfast practices. There are regional dishes, different [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Madrid, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is a typical Spanish breakfast in Madrid?

Why are the Madrileños called Gatos?

Well in case you were worried, it’s not because they’re unfriendly and they certainly won’t scratch you! Although the madrileños may have some characteristics in common with cats: they’re very clever and love to enjoy life both during the day (with a good siesta) and at night (with a nice stroll through the city), there [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|Madrid, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why are the Madrileños called Gatos?