Top Hotels In Madrid
Madrid Articles by Allison Green for Travel International
• Villa Magna Hotel
The Villa Magna offers 150 rooms and suites as well as 82 connecting rooms for guests to choose from. Each luxurious accommodation is spacious, offers beautiful views of the fashionable Serrano Street or Paseo de la Castellana and features a variety of amazing amenities including a regularly restocked mini-bar, thick terry bathrobes and slippers, a dream mirror 37” flat screen television, high-speed wireless internet access, twice-daily housekeeping services, 24 hour multilingual concierge and 24 hour in-room dining services. While the rooms and suites are furnished in either mahogany wood or white enamel finish and feature a King-sized bed with plush bedding, spacious desk, and double-glazed windows, resulting in an minimalistic yet elegant decor, the bathrooms are floor to ceiling marble and include a large double sink vanity, stunning oversized bath-tub, walk-in rain shower, and separate toilet and bidet. Ready upon arrival, accommodations are not only clean, but also serve as the perfect oasis from the hustle and bustle of Madrid.
Situated along Paseo de la Castellana in the heart of Salamanca, Madrid’s most desirable neighborhood, the Villa Magna Hotel is best defined as a luxurious home away from home. From stunning accommodations and three impeccable dining options to rejuvenating spa services and unparalleled customer service, this stunning 5 star hotel has a lot to offer.
The Villa Magna Hotel also houses three excellent restaurants. While the Lounge offers light yet creative lunches, tasty tapas, and carefully crafted cocktails, making it the perfect place to meet up with friends or discuss business, Tse Yang offers an authentic culinary experience featuring traditional yet sophisticated Cantonese dishes prepared by a talented team of Chinese chefs. Most notable is the Villa Magna Restaurant, known for its innovative and quality dishes. Striving to create an exceptional gastronomic experience, executive chef, Amalio Prados, uses only the finest local products when crafting his exquisite culinary creations. The menu offers a wide selection of Spanish dishes, complimented by an extensive wine list. Thanks to its elegant yet casual ambiance, the Villa Magna Restaurant serves as the ideal setting to enjoy any meal from a business lunch to a relaxing dinner with friends.
Committed to satisfying their guests, the Villa Magna Hotel also offers 24-hour spa services. Club Wellness is a tranquil retreat that “never says no,” thus providing guests with luxurious body and skincare treatments that are guaranteed to revitalize your mind, body and spirit at any time of the day or night. Additionally, the Villa Magna has a modern gym, featuring top-of-the-line equipment with multimedia interface and internet connectivity, as well as a variety of large tech-savvy yet elegant spaces for meetings and weddings.
What truly sets the Villa Magna Hotel apart is the unparalleled customer service. The staff is a fitting testament to the hotel’s high standards and impeccable reputation. Welcoming, kind, and genuinely caring, they never fail to smile, greet you warmly, or remember your name regardless of the number of times you come and go through the hotel.
• Only You Boutique Hotel Madrid
Located only 20 minutes from the Madrid-Barajas Airport in the trendy Chueca neighborhood, Only You is a 4-star boutique hotel that offers a luxury hotel experience in a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere. A landmark because of its marvelous transformation from a 19th century palace to a modern boutique hotel with a distinct interior design, Only You offers a unique experience where culture and gastronomy merge, making it the ultimate place to stay for business and holiday travelers.
Only You offers 125 exquisitely decorated rooms for guests to choose from. Each stunning accommodation is spacious, soundproof, and features a wide array of amenities including an electronic safe, a 42-inch Smart TV, 24-hour room service, a well-equipped minibar and free Wi-Fi. From the bed duvets made of goose feathers and cotton bathrobes to the 19th century architecture, the Only You hotel is known for blending modern day comfort with colonial luxury.
The hotel also has three exquisite dining options: El Padrino Bar, YOUnique Restaurant, and YOUnique Lounge. In addition to excellent service and friendly atmospheres, each offers an attractive and varied list of champagnes, wines, and cocktails as well as innovative gourmet Madrid cuisine for reasonable prices.
• Me Madrid Reina Victoria Hotel
The Me Madrid Reina Victoria Hotel is located in the heart of the Plaza de Santa Ana, next to the Spanish capital’s main theaters, boutiques, tapas bars, nightclubs, cervecerías, cafes and cultural attractions, such as the Teatro Español and Prado Museum. Reflecting the urban culture of Madrid, this 5-star lifestyle hotel boasts an innovative and luxurious interior design while also being pet friendly.
The Me offers some of the nicest accommodations in Madrid. There are over 100 deluxe rooms and elegant suites to choose from, each well-furnished with a minimalistic decor, dream max bed with high quality sheets, wardrobe with mirror, maxi bar, large safe, and spacious desk. These charming accommodations are also completely sound proof and feature a wide selection of amazing amenities including a 32” plasma TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, 24 hour room service, and picturesque views of Plaza del Ángel or Plaza de Santa Ana. Just as spacious as the rooms themselves, the bathrooms contain a Jacuzzi shower, hydromassage shower, as well as an array of complementary bath products from Aveda for guests to enjoy.
In addition to the hotel’s magnificent modern facilities, including seven spacious meeting rooms for guests to host events, conventions or meetings, the Me also houses one of the top 10 bars in Spain. “The Roof” not only offers spectacular panoramic views of the Spanish capital from its top floor terrace occupancy of the hotel, but also an extensive menu of cocktails and drinks for a great price (approx. 12 euros for 3 drinks!) in a stylish, unpretentious, and surprising atmosphere. Whether you’re looking to relax under the stars, indulge in a delicious dinner on the terrace, listen to music, or run into Madrid’s most glamorous celebrities, this exclusive bar is the perfect place to spend any evening in Madrid.
From bull riders to celebrities, the Me hosts a diverse range of guests and, with access to the best of Madrid, amazing accommodations, and one of the best bars in the city, it also serves as the perfect place to stay for any seasoned or first time traveler to Madrid.
• NH Collection Palacio de Tepa
The NH Collection Palacio de Tepa is located in the heart of Las Letras neighborhood, Madrid’s literary district, and is only a short walk away from the city’s main attractions including the Royal Palace, Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, and the Royal Theater. An elegant palace originally built for the Earl of Tepa, designed by Juan de Villanueva, the architect of the Prado Museum, and decorated by award winning Ramón Esteve, the ground floor not only houses the remains of the 16th century canal system, but each of the hotel’s spacious and modern accommodations boast a distinctive and stylish decor that one would expect to find in a place of royalty. All premium rooms or suites feature natural light, vaulted or sloping timber ceilings, stunning views of the historic Madrid, as well as a wide selection of amenities including free Wi-Fi, 24 hour room service and access to a 24/7 gym complete with treadmills, bikes, and weights. Committed to guest satisfaction, the NH hotel also offers a range of spectacular services including a wellness area that provides a host of beauty and massage treatments, multiple spacious conference and banquet facilities, as well as a wide selection of wedding services and event packages.
• The Principal Hotel
The Principal hotel prides itself on being unique, with a location, views, decor, and services that you can’t find anywhere else in Madrid. Located on Gran Vía, the Spanish capital’s most famous street known for its wide selection of incredible entertainment, dining and shopping options, the Principal is a luxurious and modern boutique hotel that took special care to preserve the original architecture of its impressive 1917 building.
There are 76 sophisticated and elegantly appointed rooms for guests to choose from. Each accommodation features a diverse array of amazing amenities including complimentary high-speed internet, 40” Samsung TV, hypo-allergenic pillows, 100% Egyptian cotton sheets, daily turn-down service, and walk-in shower.
The Principal hotel also houses a 24 hour business and fitness center, a wellness suite complete with a sauna and various massage treatments, as well as multiple spacious and modern facilities for special events and meetings.
Most notably, the hotel offers a unique gastronomic experience. The Ático Restaurant by Ramón Freixa, winner of 2 Michelin Stars and renowned for his innovations of duck, offers delicious avant-garde Spanish cuisine and classic cocktails in both a sophisticated 6th floor space and charming outdoor terrace. Known for being the best rooftop terrace in the city, Ático not only provides stunning 360º panoramic views overlooking every corner of Madrid including the stunning Metropolis building, but also excellent service. Whether you’re looking to share a drink with friends, enjoy a star-lit dinner with spectacular views of the city, or simply indulge in Michelin star worthy food, Ático serves as the perfect place to dine no matter the occasion.