Sauna Octopus

Sauna Octopus

Madrid’s biggest gay sauna for bears

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SAUNA OCTOPUS is the most popular BEAR space for Otters, Cubs, Chubs, Wolves, Muscle Bears, Chasers, Muscle Cubs and Bulls.

SAUNA OCTOPUS offers all our clients a space for relaxation, entertainment and pleasure in spacious premises of more than 1000m2.

SAUNA OCTOPUS is located right in the centre of Madrid, next to Chueca and the famous BEAR spots that have made Madrid so popular.

SAUNA OCTOPUS is proud to be the main sauna of choice for the European gay community. OCTOPUS has become the BEAR point of reference for both national and international tour operators.



Sauna Octopus
Based on 244 reviews
19:15 11 Apr 24
Bear paradise. Rhaaaaah rhaaaaah 🐻‍❄️🐻 not my thing but five stars for large jacuzzi/ mini swimming pool and douche. Went on Thursday 6 pm and it was busy.
Taranveer Singh
11:42 08 Mar 24
I visited on a Tuesday between 5 and 7 pm and while it was not crowded, there were certainly quite a few hot bears and chubs around. The cleaning staff was constantly on the job and kept making sure all cabins were clean after being used. I look forward to visiting on a weekend and hopefully getting a lot more attention 🙂 The guy at the counter was sweet and helpful. Which is rare at gay establishments in my experience.
Story Telling
23:52 20 Sep 23
I usually don`t post a review but in this case i felt I had to. My problem with this Sauna is that they do not make the appropriate safety measures for those who visit. I received a large very painful second degree burn!! on my arm from an exposed pipe in the sauna and had to be hospitalised!! on Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017. These careless and dangerous people have a completely exposed scalding hot copper pipe in the main sauna in the corner to the left. I touched of it just a second and scalded my whole arm. When i told them at reception i didn`t get very much help. I only reget not making a real scene and calling an ambulance. The burn ruined my trip and may leave me with permanent scarring. Be careful queers until the pipe is closed over this place is seriously dangerous.
Greg Gardiner
13:15 25 May 23
Fantastic place. Friendly guy at the door. Clean all over. Wonderful facility’s. Really a great place. I can’t understand the other negative reviews.This place is great. Well done front counter man.
George Forgan-Smith
14:31 18 Apr 23
Sauna close to Tribunal metro station. Simple 3 min walk to the front door from there. Look for the blue mural.You buy your ticket from the machine on the left as you enter. It takes cash and cards.Take your ticket from the machine and give it to the guy behind the window. They will ask your shoe size for flip flops. Lear your euro size in Spanish.I visited on a Sunday afternoon. It was busy. Lots of older guys and some bears. There were a few younger, muscular guys but my observation was they were rude, entitled and appeared to be only interested in those who appeared to be prepared to share cash, but I could be a wrong impression. Having watched one guy hit another instead of a polite no however leaves me with doubts.My partner purchased a massage. For over 40 min he was told “just another 5 min” while they tried to get the masseur in. They were not going to give a refund until he insisted.There are 2 dark rooms where lots of the action happens. The steam room is another focal point with better lighting.Showers are hot as is the spa pool.There are rooms upstairs and a bar.This place can be hit or miss. If you like bigger guys over 60, I can recommend Sunday afternoon.This is an older sauna. It’s obviously been enjoyed for many years.
Benjamin Longstaffe
18:22 12 Jan 23
Clean place and plenty of people. Probably my favorite sauna in Madrid!
Upali K H
14:09 10 Jan 23
Really good place..lots of people evening and enjoy lot
Andre Chaudron
07:57 19 Oct 22
Horrible place. The guy at the entrance hardly says a word and is very unhelpful. The bar is too sad, no-one there to buy a drink even after ringing the bell several times. Hardly any people on Tuesday night. When we left at 9.30, the place was deserted. Positive: good pool and dry sauna.
Kevin Bushy
18:11 03 Apr 22
1 towel is all you get here so keep it as dry as possible. Old man at the entrance is just a bitter old queen. This place used to busy with all ages and sizes. Now just old men.
Bussy Man
19:56 18 Aug 21
I'll rate the place on two criteria:Infrastructure and the talentI came kind of late so I guess most of the people had already been.. The few bears I found there seemed to be wrapping up their play... Even then only the one younger looking bear looked like he might have been fun.People really do make a place though and with such a quiet crowd the tired and old setup really stood out for me. We really are living through tough times right now so I guess I should not judge too harshly.This place is not for me... I would need to come back with fresh openness of perspective to decide differently about it.
Mike Deveau
16:04 10 Apr 21
I think every bath house in the world should have machine to take money so worker do not over charge clients from other countries.
Maik Wasosky
12:01 21 Jan 21
The best bear crowd in all of Madrid!!
JC Ceylan
22:43 05 Jan 20
Nice for having a good steam on your meaty body. Smells sweaty hairy.... Knorr stock. But overall very good.
20:54 17 Nov 19
Absolutely fantastic visit to this very clean place. The guys were hot and handsome and hairy, just how I like. Fantastic facilities and friendly staff.
Clean Machine
22:31 21 Sep 19
Arrivrd on a Saturday night at 10 pm, one elderly fellow was there, nobody else artivrd, legt after 45 minutes bored .
money changes everything
20:22 29 Aug 19
Exceptionally clean facilities, most of the men are older (40+) but you will find younger men as well. The staff is very accommodating and tourist friendly. While in Madrid, I went to two different places, the first was considered the most popular among the younger crowd but the truth is, is absolutely dirty and disgusting! I don't know why Sauna Octopus isn't frequented by more people, perhaps it's because they are too clean and drug free? It's truly a wonderful place and I highly recommend it to any tourist visiting Madrid. Just remember, gay men in Madrid tend to be racist against Americanos from the states so if you don't speak Spanish, tell them you are Canadian or simply speak with body language rather than words. Have fun guys!
07:56 30 Mar 19
This sauna is very centrally located near Tribunal Metro and buses. The place has a novel entry system as you have to ‘feed' your money into a vending machine to obtain your ticket to give to the attendant for your key! Perhaps they don’t trust their staff to handle money!The sauna is particularly well fitted-out, having a large pool with water jets, large team room and a sauna with a window overlooking the pool. This wet  area is situated in the basement which also includes a couple of darkroom areas including a sling. St. Andrew cross and a video area and a g.h. section. On the ground floor there is a bar and various cubicles as well as the changing area.The ‘macho’ clientéle are mainly in their 30's and 40's and there was much activity in the dark rooms. With its the central location, facilities (although it doesn’t have a Jacuzzi), the age and type of clientéle this must be one of the most popular saunas and was certainly visit busy on the Friday afternoon I visited.
Kevin Schieber
10:39 10 Nov 18
facilities not really rotten, but could have been more renovated. not dirty, but could have been cozier. the website looked better and more inviting.
Minh Long
12:31 18 Jan 18
Another sauna with silly ticket machine. Although there is no hot tub, this place has a big pool with hydropump. The sauna and steamroom are spacious and have good ambience. The bar is quite nice with glass floor looking down to the pool. The staff is a bit overly eager at cleaning up. They took my drink ticket and my clean towel.

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