Dear students, friends, BROTHERS AND SISTERS of the wonderful Erasmus world…


The time has come for you to land in Madrid, with your suitcases and hearts full of excitement and hope! You have NO idea of the amazing things that are yet to come!

So, you’ve just moved to Madrid, huh? They probably told you how hard it can be to find accommodation in Madrid, right? That’s why we want to help you along the way.

Cats Hostel will be your first home in Madrid! And as your new family, we really want you to make the most of your Erasmus opportunity in our city, so we’ve come up with something that will take the stress out of your first days, our “ERASMUS OFFER”



ACCOMMODATION: you’ll be sharing a room just with other Erasmus or exchange students aka your new city friends. Share moments, share tips, or who knows, share flat together!

FREE DRINK: In the afternoon, when you come back from kicking Madrid, come to our bar for a free beer or sangria and let’s catch up with your house hunting. You can share the experiences during the day, and either “drown the sorrows” or celebrate!

ASSISTANCE: Finding a flat in Madrid is a great challenge, so we want to give you neighborhood advice or make the phone calls to arrange the visits on your behalf!

VIBE: Because what better place to start your new life in Madrid than in this Erasmus friendly hostel surrounded by other excited students like you and city experts like us? Here there’s always something cool going on and you can be part of it!


Make your life easier with this pack which includes:

Madrid Survival Guide for Erasmus: a printed copy for you to keep during your whole stay!

Cats tote bag and Cats t-shirt: so you don’t miss the stuff you left behind at home.

Free tour: visit Madrid with other students and start immersing in the history of the city (no tips based, all free for you!)

Personal assistance: from helping you to get your travel card, to making housing arrangements. We can even call for you to arrange appointments!

Leaflet with useful information: because we don’t want you to miss anything!

Spanish conversation lesson: practice the basics with our native staff and other fellow students in our bar. Get the chance to ask your questions!

Discount for our pub crawl: Let’s celebrate when you finally find your home!

Access to special events: meet & greats, Erasmus party, and more!

LOT of benefits for JUST €15 


Learn these names: Sorana, Wioleta and Melo, your Cats crew best buddies.

They will help you during your stay, prepare the awesome activities for you to meet other international students and get to know the city and the student life.

They will be at your disposal to make sure you get settled in Madrid and solve any possible bureaucratic and daily issues.

Sorana is our animal lover (she has a little farm at her house) so she can take care of you all party animals! Also, she’s very thoughtful. You’ll feel at home! 

Wioleta is Polish and she was Erasmus student in Madrid, she fell in love with the city and moved here permanently so she will make sure you want to fall in love of the city too. 

Melo is the typical Spanish wise man. Ask him anything you need to know about this city! He will make sure you get to know all the interesting places in Madrid 


  • Book a bed in your preferred room type on our official website: 
  • Select the ERASMUS 2019 rate during the booking process 
  • If you want to buy the “Welcome pack Erasmus”, select the product during the booking process 
  • Bring your Erasmus agreement when you do the check-in 

*Only valid for stays from 19th August to 15th September. In case you are not able to prove your official University agreement, you’ll be charged the regular bed price. This offer can not be combined with other offers.