Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Carabanchel, Madrid, Spain - Updated 2021

airbnb Carabanchel, Madrid, Spain

Beyond the city with history, the culture and the aromas of tapas, lies an urban-hipster neighborhood that once housed Europe’s biggest prison, Carabanchel. A south-western suburb of Madrid, Carabanchel is considered one of the most authentic neighborhoods in the capital but with good exposure to various cultures across the globe. The town is even compared to New York’s Williamsburg, given the hip, the buzz, and the youthful aura all around. Carabanchel is mostly known for its prison that once housed political prisoners during the Spanish Civil War. It was also the biggest European prison until 1998 when Paris’ Fleury-Mérogis Prison took the spot. The prison was demolished in 2008, but the neighborhood is a cultural potpourri, hosting people from other Spanish-speaking communities from around the world. If you’re a traveler looking to make new friends and explore cities in a new dimension, a stopover in Carabanchel on your way to Madrid will serve your purpose! Scroll down to see the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals here.

1. Penthouse in Carabanchel (from USD 107)

Located in a lively Madrid neighborhood, this penthouse is perfect for a couple exploring the Spanish way of life. Start your day with a breakfast in a cafe down historical Leon street; take a walk through Santa Ana Square; grab some fresh produce in Old San Miguel’s market, or just take a break and sample wine and Manchego cheese. Head straight to the apartment, cook yourself a nice meal, and bask in the bright Spanish sun! In the evening, head straight to Barrio de Las Letras.

Penthouse with Premium Room. Luxury Area & Museums
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
273 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there’s a comfortable bed with smooth white sheets and a great view from the room
their place is decorated really nicely and we enjoyed the rooftop view from our room
if you aren't bothered by the cons then book this room don't hesitate
the bathroom is private the kitchen and dining area are cozy and the space is inviting
the rest of the apartment is nice and tidy
the apartment is exceptionally clean and quiet
the space was clean and comfortable
room and apartment were clean and tidy
everything was clean and perfect for a stay in this wonderful city
andrea's place is very clean and stylish
owners friendly and hospitable
andrea and daniel were fantastic hosts
andrea and daniel are amazing hosts
the host are very respectful people
daniel was very friendly
perfect location close to everything
great location and super value
probably the most central spot you can find in madrid to walk everything interesting
its walkable distance to all the main attractions
location: seriously the best you are centrally located by everything - restaurants hotels public transportation nightlife
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2. Beautiful apartment in the city center (from USD 90)

Located in the center of the historic district of Lavapies in Madrid, this one-bedroom apartment with two beds can accommodate up to four guests. It’s ideal for culture buffs who want to soak in as much of Madrid as possible! If you’re in Madrid to relax, learn about the Spanish culture, and master Madrid’s gastronomy. Staying in this apartment will make it easier for you to achieve your objective. Every way you turn, there’s something new to explore!

Precioso apartamento en el centro :)
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
114 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
clean apartment with all the mod cons and great internet
apartment is located three stairs up with no lift very much enjoyed our stay in this apartment
it was very clean and well decorated
very stylish and clean apartment
it was clean and very spacious and comfortable
we had a great stay at this clean and nice apartement
very clean well organized tastefully furnished and well looked after
the host was very kind and responsible
jorge was also very friendly in answering our queries
jorge and juanje are very helpful
the hosts were extremely sweet and communicative
the hosts were very kind and very helpful with everything we needed
the neighborhood was lively and close to everything
near from the metro and easy to stay
wonderful apartment in a great location
set in a central location you can easily walk to different areas of the city
it's walking distance to many things and in a safe location with great dining options
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3. Bright and spacious (from USD 25)

The three-bed shared room is bright and roomy and is ideally located in Madrid Rio, minutes away from the metro. The apartment is close to the historic Prairie of San Isidro and the Hermitage of Santo but is still quiet and peaceful if you want some time to relax during your travel. The apartment comes with a friendly kitten to engage you and to keep you company!

Amplia y luminosa
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
313 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
remember there's no ac but she had a big fan that i kept on all night :)
the apartment has great amenities
very nice room with a cute view
one room has two good sized beds a small table and window
the bathroom was modern and in good condition
everything was clean comfy bed and spacious room
house is clean and nice
her apartment is clean and her cat is quiet
the room wae clean and lightfull
her place is clean and well equipped
carmen is a very nice host
carmen is a lovely host
carmen is a lovely host
carmen was a great host
carmen was a great host
the location is great
easy access to metro/bus
the neighborhood was good in walking distance of public transportation
the metro station is also very close and easy to use
carmen is nice very good location and not far away from metro
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4. Double room next to Aluche park (from USD 25)

The pet-friendly double room is great for couples who want to revel in the busy streets of Madrid. Right next to the Aluche Park, the area here is known for the splendid views from the balcony and terraces. Well connected with restaurants and supermarkets around, you might never run out of Spanish things to explore here!

Habitación doble al lado del parque Aluche
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
73 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
+the apartment has a very complete kitchen a good shower and good heating
we like it although our room was so hot my baby was cranky everytime
the apartment was clean and spacious
the whole apartment and the single room were clean and nice furnitured
fernando javier was a great host and we really enjoyed our stay
fernando was a great host we could arrange anything always very easy
fernando is a great host and a great person he is always very helpful the apartment is very homey
+excellent communication with host: fernando and victor were always prompt to response and to resolve any issue
fernando is a great host the apartment is on a wonderful place and it is very friendly and homey
great location and great value for the price
a great park (aluche park) is right at the door
a great authentic market is only 2 min walk close
the location of the apartment is great it has a nice big balcony
the atmosphere is wonderful there is an authentic local market around 3 min close by walk
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5. Apartment near Plaza Mayor

Another one-bedroom, two-bed fully equipped modern space, this apartment is just minutes away on foot from Plaza Mayor, Sol, and Gran Via in the heart of Madrid. Public transport is also minutes away. If you and your significant other want to spend your vacation the way Spaniards do it, this is an ideal accommodation for you! The rental can sleep up to four guests in one large bedroom with two beds and one bath.

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
190 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the facilities in the apartment are excellent and we had everything we wanted including perfect heating
the apartment itself was very nice as seen in the photos
apartment as described and shown by photos clean and friendly well-equipped kitchen
just a few steps from plaza mayr this is a conveniently located small apartment with great amenities
daniels place was neat clean and it met all of our expectations
the apartment itself is clean modern and comfortable
communication was clear and swift and the space was clean with plenty of space for 2
it is neat clean and well equipped
the flat was awesome so clean and very quaint
daniel was a great host he accommodated our needs throughout the stay
thank you daniel for being a great host - we enjoyed our stay :)
great host very quick response to emails very uncomplicated
daniel was a nice helpful guy
he was very responsive with any questions that i had
the location is outstanding
the location is superb very centrally located
great location right in the center of madrid
the location was very centrally located and was great for a short trip to madrid
great location of the apartment right in the heart of madrid
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6. Designs penthouse with terrace

This is a modern, airy, and well-lit penthouse in a rustic alley in the Chueca neighborhood on the other side of Madrid. The one-bedroom loft can accommodate up to four guests in its two beds. It has a fully equipped kitchen, all modern gears for communication, and a spacious living room that can accommodate two more guests. Despite the distance from Carabanchel, you’d probably like to come back to this peaceful neighborhood for a good rest.

Designs Penthouse with terrace
Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain
252 reviews
Entire loft 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

7. Loft in Madrid downtown

The walls of this chic rental are painted in bright yellow and orange colors. The loft is located in an active neighborhood of Madrid, with locals frequently reveling on the street! It can accommodate up to four guests in one large bedroom with two beds and one bath. The loft’s two balconies face Plaza del Angel, The rental basks in plenty of sunlight and has great views of the surroundings. It has a full kitchen, and the neighborhood has excellent markets that sell the best of Spain’s fresh produce!

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
217 reviews
Entire loft 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was seamless- i watched netflix without any problems
there is a washer/dryer unit wifi and a nice terrace overlooking the bustling street below
we found that closing the shutters and using the a/c certainly helped
so we enjoyed sleeping in up in the cozy and quiet attic
the apartment was perfect and it looks exactly the same as in the picture
the apartment was very clean and bright
very clean and an overall great stay
lovely clean apartment in an awesome area loved staying here
beautiful apartment and very clean amazing location
the place was clean and well located
the people are kind
andrea and daniel were very kind
andrea & daniel is very friendly
host was most helpful to make sure we were comfortable
they were extremely communicative and very nice hosts
the location was perfect close to everything
overall cute place in great location
good location in city center
the location was perfect
excellent location right in the center of madrid
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8. Duplex Gran Vía-Sol

This duplex is just a minute’s walk away from Puerta del Sol and Gran Vía, Madrid’s center. It’s located on the Passage of Commerce or Passage of Murga and was built in the mid-19th century by a young architect of the Royal Academy of San Fernando, Juan Esteban Puerta. It is a French-styled apartment inspired by the Parisian Galerie Vivienne. The fully equipped loft is well lit, well decorated, and is sure to make your stay memorable. The duplex has one bedroom and accommodates four guests, but it’s still perfect for a young couple exploring Madrid. The host also is the perfect source for all things Madrid!

Duplex Gran Vía-Sol **Cute Duplex**
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
122 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Designer loft

If you’re looking to mingle with the locals and make some new friends, this private bedroom in a modern and luxurious loft should be your pick. The rental accommodates up to two guests in one bedroom. The house is located in a peaceful and calm neighborhood of Madrid but close enough to a transport station where you can hop on a bus or a train to visit attractions outside the town. It’s comfortable, and the host is helpful and definitely knows the area very well!

Loft de diseño
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
214 reviews
Private room in loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Apartment in center of Madrid

This one-bedroom apartment for two is situated in the center of Madrid, right in the pedestrian area of Fuencarral Street near the corner with Gran Via. Fuencarral is the best shopping area in Madrid and is full of restaurants, bars, shops, clubs, and many other charming places. The apartment is so centrally located that you won’t have to rent a cab or use public transport to visit many of Madrid’s famous attractions. Just use your feet to go everywhere!

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
210 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we especially enjoyed the kitchen and spend a very nice evening with some vino tinto there
the common spaces (bathrooms and kitchen) are super tidy and with full equipment
the room was great and the entire place was beautiful especially the bathroom
nice bathroom and kitchen
my room was spacious and the bed was super comfortable
very clean and comfortable accommodation
also the flat is clean and the room really big
very clean quiet easy to rest great experience
the apartment is impeccably clean
also very clean good kitchen with everything you need
host very responsive and fixed all issues promptly
the neighborhood was really friendly and everyone was nice tocho is a really friendly
quite comfortable bed easy communication with host
amazing location and good room
great location and beautiful space
the location was great though
location is outstanding best bang for your buck location wise
the location is great right in the center of the city and close to all the sights
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Livin' La Vi Da Loca!

Carabanchel, Madrid is a fun-filled, history loaded, culture-rich and gastronomy-fused community. It’s perfect for those who want to explore the romantic Spanish way of life! We’ve picked the best of the Airbnb vacation rentals in the area that will surely provide you a comfortable stay. In any of these accommodations, you have options to cook for your loved ones or your travel buddy. From these rentals, you can also easily visit all the attractions and shop at Spain’s finest markets.

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