Bob W opens second Spanish location in central Madrid


We’re expanding our footprint with our second short-stay apartment property in Madrid. The distinct history of the Atocha neighbourhood offers authentic experiences our guests crave.

At Bob W, we’re a tech-driven hospitality provider offering a smarter alternative to hotels and short-stay rentals. We currently operate in Spain, Finland, Estonia, and the UK with plans to expand further in Europe. Our Bob W Arte property will mark our second short-stay apartment location in Spain.

Bob W Arte, photo: Camilo Torres

The Atocha railway station district

A prime location in a cool area is something guests can expect whenever they sleep with us – no matter the city.

This is why choosing a neighbourhood is serious business at Bob W. The Atocha area surrounds Atocha train station, Madrid’s main railway station and a key transport hub. Atocha is not only a convenient place from which to travel throughout the city and Spain, but it’s also known for excellent shopping, restaurants and nearby art museums like Reina Sofía.

Mercado-de-San-Fernando, photo: Camillo Torres

The historic Spanish building 

Our real estate team continues to build relationships and sign agreements in this fabulous city. Madrid is a core location for Bob W, as they continue to expand across selected Iberian cities.

“We’re delighted to have found an ideal building at Fray Luis de León, where we managed to carefully retain design elements of the building and now we have put in place a long-term lease agreement.”Edoardo Volpi, Associate Director of Real Estate at Bob W.

Edoardo Volpi heads up Bob W’s Expansion team across Iberia and can be contacted on

Bob W Arte consists of an entire six-floor historic building just blocks from Atocha station. We’ve thoughtfully designed each studio and two-bedroom apartment with a private kitchen and bathroom to accommodate a comfortable one-night trip or a months-long stay. The initial refurbishment of all apartments is complete.

Bob W Arte, photo: Camilo Torres

About Bob W

‍Bob’s exceptionally cool accommodation caters to the 21st-century traveller who wants it all: the consistent quality of a hotel and the authentic flair and affordability of a short-stay rental. We combine the best of both worlds in our sustainably operated properties in Europe’s most interesting neighbourhoods. Backed by Europe’s top real estate investors and venture capitalists including NREP, Tesi, Kaamos, and byFounders, we’re building the technology to give every guest a local, contactless five-star experience at scale. Check out our 60-second intro video for more. 

Bob W Arte, photo: Camilo Torres

Bob W is actively expanding in London and select European markets; so if you have relevant properties in mind, our real estate team wants to hear from you at

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