Best Hotels in Madrid, Spain

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This upscale hotel in an area with shops is a minute’s walk from the nearest metro station, 7 minutes on foot from the Royal Observatory of Madrid and 2 km from the sprawling 19th-century El Retiro Park. Featuring exposed-brick accent walls and floor-to-ceiling windows, the bright rooms with a warm vibe have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms and suites offer balconies, living areas and/or skyline views. Room service is available 24/7. Amenities include 2 hip restaurant/bars (1 with regular jazz performances) and a cozy bakery, plus a 24-hour gym with personal trainers. Parking and breakfast are extra.
Off a main plaza in the city center, this upscale hotel in a grand 17th-century building is 18 km from Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport and a 10-minute walk from the Royal Palace of Madrid. Polished rooms feature flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and Nespresso machines, plus minifridges. Upgraded rooms add views of the plaza, living rooms, and/or sitting areas with sofabeds. Amenities include a steakhouse, a cafe and a cocktail bar, as well as a spa and a fitness center. There's a seasonal rooftop pool, and an indoor pool in a basement that has arched ceilings and exposed brick walls.
An 8-minute walk from Herrera Oria metro station, this modern hotel is 6 km from Real Madrid's stadium and 13 km from Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. The upscale suites have flat-screen TVs, tea and coffeemaking facilities, and desks. Upgraded suites add marble whirlpool tubs, and provide access to a lounge with free Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, all-day snacks and afternoon appetizers. Amenities include a casual restaurant, a lobby bar, a terrace bar and a seasonal poolside bar. There's an outdoor pool, and the spa has a hot tub, a pool, a sauna, a steam room and treatment rooms, as well as a gym. There are also 17 meeting rooms.
Set in an early 20th-century palace, this upscale hotel is a 3-minute walk from the Tribunal metro stop and 2 km from the Prado museum. Elegant, airy rooms with chic decor feature free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some have garden views. Suites add sitting areas. Upgraded suites add terraces and/or living rooms. Room service is available. Breakfast (surcharge) is served in a posh dining room with a glass roof. There's also a swanky cocktail bar and a modern eatery. Private dining is available. Other amenities include a posh spa with a pool and a gym.
In a colorful building along a major highway, this informal hotel with a trendy vibe is a 4-minute walk from Cartagena metro station and 5 km from the Museo Nacional del Prado. Streamlined rooms, some with cool, minimalist decor, feature panoramic city views, plus Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs and safes. Club level quarters provide access to a private lounge. Swanky suites add separate living/dining space. Room service is offered 24/7. Dining options on the top floor include a restaurant with a vertical garden, and a sleek cocktail lounge; there are also terrace and lobby bars, as well as an outdoor pool. Meeting and event space is available.
In a high-rise building facing the vibrant Plaza de España square, this chic hotel is a 3-minute walk from the nearest metro station and a 10-minute walk from the Royal Palace of Madrid. Bright rooms with contemporary furnishings feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and iPod/iPhone docks. All have minibars and rainfall showers; upgraded rooms add balconies offering Plaza and Palace views. The 1- and 2-bedroom suites provide Nespresso machines and living rooms. There's a sleek lobby bar and a trendy restaurant, as well as a 24-hour gym, and a spa featuring an indoor pool (surcharge).
This upscale, trendy hotel on a bustling street is a 3-minute walk from Gran Via subway station, 13 minutes on foot from Museo Nacional Del Prado and a 14-minute walk from the Royal Palace of Madrid. Contemporary rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars. Upgraded rooms add city views and/or Nespresso machines. Suites offer living rooms; some have terraces. Room service is available. There's a slick restaurant and a bar, as well as a rooftop terrace with a food truck.
Set in the SyV skyscraper, this upscale hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Begoña metro station and 2.7 km from Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, home of the Real Madrid football team. Featuring free Wi-Fi, the chic rooms also have flat-screens, minibars, and tea and coffeemakers. Suites add living rooms with sofas, and spa access. Upgraded suites offer dining rooms, whirlpools and saunas. Some quarters provide skyline views. Room service is available. Perks include an upscale Mediterranean restaurant and a chic lobby lounge, plus a business center and meeting rooms. There's also a 29th-floor spa with a gym, a sauna and wellness treatments.
In an area filled with bars and restaurants, this lively hotel with a retro flair caters to gay men. It's a minute’s walk from Antón Martín metro station, an 11-minute walk from Museo Nacional Del Prado and a 12-minute walk from Real Jardín Botánico. Swanky rooms with a circa-1980s vibe feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars. Upgraded rooms add balconies or patios; some have sitting areas and 4-poster beds. Plush suites offer living rooms. Room service is available. Dining options include a bright, contemporary restaurant and a clubby bar. There’s also a gym, and a vibrant rooftop terrace with a pool and a bar.
In a glass and steel building on a commercial thoroughfare, this modern hotel is 7 minutes’ walk from Madrid Chamartín train station and 2 km from soccer games at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu. Stylish rooms with music-themed artwork feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and safes, as well as sitting areas, and tea and coffeemaking facilities; some add terraces. Family rooms sleep up to 6 people; suites feature separate living rooms. There’s a chic international restaurant, a lobby bar and a furnished rooftop terrace, plus an outdoor pool and a gym. Other amenities include a sauna and massage rooms. A breakfast buffet is available.


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