Famed for its elegant boulevards, manicured parks, world class arts institutions, and delectable food, it’s no wonder so many people choose to call Madrid home. Here are three great online resources for finding your perfect Madrid rental.
For those seeking a temporary living solution, short term apartment rentals provide all the benefits of a long lease but at significantly cheaper rates than if you were a long-term tenant. These kind of apartments also often come furnished and with amenities such as kitchens and living spaces. With Airbnb dominating the short-term market online, it can be difficult to find alternatives, but we’ve done some research and selected some of the best companies offering monthly furnished apartment rentals in Madrid.
Homelike is used by people on the move who need accommodation for one month or longer. Offering flexible move in and move out dates, it’s particularly popular with business travellers. The platform offers high-quality apartment photographs and accurate descriptions, and unlike many other portals, tenants don’t pay any fees to use Homelike’s services. What’s more, all utility costs are included in the rent, and some properties don’t even require a deposit. When we searched for Madrid apartments, we found 901 available, with rates starting at €500 per month for a 1-bed property with a private bathroom. Other notable features include an instant booking filter, which lets you book directly without waiting for the home owner’s approval, and free cancellation up to two days before move-in.
HousingAnywhere offers affordable mid- to long-term rental solutions for students, remote workers, digital nomads and anyone else looking to up sticks for a sustained period. Their list of properties includes flatshares, making it ideal for those on a budget or who are keen to meet new people. To secure a booking, you pay the first month’s rent in advance, and there’s a real-time messaging system that lets you chat directly with the advertiser so you can strike up some trust early doors. A wealth of other features help you find your perfect place, from search alerts that land new listings straight in your inbox to pre-qualification filters, plus a dedicated Customer Service team ready to offer you speedy support. As for availability, our search for Madrid apartments turned up over 2,000 properties, starting at €200 per month for a private room in a flatshare with 3 housemates.
Booking.com are an excellent choice for finding a furnished property in Madrid for anything from a few days through to weekly rentals. As one of the accommodation sector’s most established names, you can book through them with absolute peace of mind. While best known for their hotel listings, the platform also features a large selection of private apartments. When we searched for short stay options in Madrid, we found a huge number of apartments available, starting at just €35 per night for a two-bed room with a shared bathroom. Booking.com also offer a Best Price Guarantee as well as a guest feedback section so you can check out what previous guests have to say about their stay before you commit to booking.