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The 6 Best Hotels In Madrid, Spain

The 6 Best Hotels In Madrid, Spain

Europe 7 MINS READ
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Renovated palaces from the 19th century, low-key luxury inns, and glamorous hotels bursting with opulence—there’s no shortage of places to sleep in Madrid.

Taking into account aesthetics, amenities, service, location, and value for money, we’ve created a thoughtful guide that susses out our choice for the 10 best hotels in Madrid. 

Whether your focus is sightseeing as much as possible or indulging in some time to yourself, you’re sure to find the perfect fit, no matter your budget or style preferences.

Have a look below!

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The 6 Best Hotels In Madrid, Spain

NH Collection Paseo del Prado

NH Collection Paseo del Prado
Photo Credit: NH Collection Paseo del Prado

The NH Collection Hotel puts guests at the very heart of Madrid. Perfectly located in the tree-lined Paseo del Prado, one of the city’s busiest streets, this five-star hotel occupies a whimsical palace designed in 1904 by architect Antonio Palacios, as requested by the Count of Bugallal for his main summer residence.

Designed to encapsulate timeless beauty and a contemporary sense of place, this hotel plays host to 113 welcoming rooms featuring handmade carpets from the renowned Real Fábrica de Tapices, comfy beds with signature Sleep Better Mattresses, rain-effect showers, and an espresso coffee machine.

Some suites and rooms even treat guests to show-stopping views over the iconic Neptune Fountain. The lavish premium double room can be found for $385 a night!

Guests will also be spoiled by NH Collection’s sterling services and amenities. These include free wifi, a rooftop gym offering scenic views of Madrid’s skyline, 24-hour room service, and 3 meeting rooms. Not to mention the on-site restaurant, Estado Puro, where visitors can feast on mouthwatering tapas by the two Michelin-star chef Paco Roncero.

Address: Pl. Canovas del Castillo, 4

Nearby Attractions: Prado Museum, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Reina Sofia Museum

Top Amenities & Services: Free wifi, fitness center, babysitter, 100% non-smoking rooms, accessible rooms, 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, airport shuttle, dry cleaning, and laundry service

Gran Hotel Inglés

Gran Hotel Inglés
Photo Credit: Gran Hotel Inglés

Gran Hotel Inglés is an integral part of Madrid’s unique charm. Boasting an architectural fineness of bygone eras, this opulent retreat first opened its doors in 1886, making it the oldest hotel in the Spanish Capital. 

Really, it’s the decoration that wows here. Hardwood floors, bronze furniture, walls lined with padded leather panels, and armchairs and fabrics exclusively designed by David Rockwell are some of the details that make a difference in Gran Hotel. 

The hotel boasts 48 rooms, all featuring 34-cm thick premium mattresses, Bluetooth speakers, high-speed Wi-Fi connection, an exclusive selection of teas and coffees, and even a pillow menu. Some accommodations also include freestanding bathtubs, impeccably soundproof, and heart-warming views of Madrid.

Make sure to spend a few hours in the hotel’s spa, which offers signature treatments with Sisley products, have a drink at the plush lobby bar, and enjoy an authentic Spanish meal by chef  D’Angelo Bishop in the Casa Lobo restaurant.

Address: Calle de Echegaray, 8

Nearby Attractions: Ateneo de Madrid, Plaza del Sol, Casa Museo de Lope de Vega, Thyssen Bornemisza Museum

Top Amenities: On-site spa, concierge service, on-site restaurant, meeting rooms, complimentary wi-fi, wake-up call service, cocktail bar

Petit Palace Savoy Alfonso XII

Petit Palace Savoy Alfonso XII, Madrid, Spain
Photo Credit: Petit Palace Savoy Alfonso XII

Petit Palace Savoy Alfonso XII is the perfect spot to base yourself in the Spanish capital. Gloriously set within a charming palace from the 19th century, this luxury boutique hotel is located in the heart of Madrid, just steps away from big-name attractions such as El Retiro Park, the Golden Triangle of Art, and the Royal Botanical Garden. 

Comfortable and filled with plenty of natural light, accommodations range from compact guest rooms with a large double bed and separate full bathroom, to spacious rooms with showstopping views of Retiro Park. Superior rooms also feature a Tea Kit, which is made up of a selection of infusions, as well as a Kettle.

The hotel also has free bicycles and electric scooters for rental, which are the perfect options for exploring Madrid in an eco-friendly and fun way, aside from a healthy breakfast buffet loaded with locally sourced products — from cheeses to fruits and veggies.

Plus, the Petit Palace Hotel is pet friendly and offers a bed, bowl, and food for your furry friend.

Address: C. de Alfonso XII, 18

Nearby Attractions: Golden Triangle of Art Museums, Royal Botanical Garden, El Retiro Park, Cybele Palace (Palácio de Cibeles), Alcalá Gate (Puerta de Alcalá)

Top Amenities: Conference room, complimentary bike, and electric scooters, free Wi-Fi and MiFi, room service, ergonomic high chairs for children, welcome kit with treats for dogs

Círculo Gran Vía, Autograph Collection

Círculo Gran Vía, Autograph Collection, Madrid, Spain
Photo Credit: Círculo Gran Vía, Autograph Collection

Círculo Gran Vía is the perfect vantage point for travelers seeking to explore the top attractions in Madrid. The hotel is well located in the bustling Grand Via, the city’s most famous street, aside from being close to major landmarks such as Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, and the Royal Palace.

One of the most exclusive hotels in Madrid, Círculo Gran Vía dazzles visitors from all over the world with its 46 spacious rooms and suites — some boasting jaw-dropping views of the city —, as well as high-end amenities and sterling service. You can stay in a cozy deluxe double room for $512 if you hurry up and book through CuddlyNest!

The historic Art Decó palace that harbors the hotel is also well worth mentioning. Once the headquarters of Madrid’s Mercantile and Industrial Circle at the beginning of the 20th century, this beautifully renovated building flaunts an imperial marble staircase, a stained-glass ceiling by the famous French manufacturer Maumejean, Romanesque arches, and even an opulent Casino.

Address: C/ Gran Vía, 24

Nearby Attractions: Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Royal Palace of Madrid

Top Amenities: 24/7 hour fitness center, complimentary wi-fi, valet dry-cleaning service, coffee/tea in-room, housekeeping service daily, concierge desk

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Only YOU Boutique Hotel

Only YOU Boutique Hotel, Madrid, Spain
Photo Credit: Only YOU Boutique Hotel

Known for its chic designer stores and impeccably preserved historic buildings, the trendy Salesas neighborhood hosts Only YOU, one of Madrid’s most stylish boutique hotels. 

The hotel is located in a historic 19th-century mansion and flaunts an eye-popping décor — work of award-winning designer Lázaro Rosa-Violán — that feels elegantly tranquil and luxuriously chic in equal measure.

Each of the rooms are vary in size, shape, and style, but all of them offer a rain-effect shower, 42” satellite TV, daily newspaper service, and Hierbas de Ibiza bath amenities. More superior rooms even spoil guests with the Nespresso coffee machine, complimentary mineral water, 100% pure and sustainable, 1 bottle of Veuve Clicquot, and 24h room service.

Only YOU Boutique Hotel also has three on-site gastronomy spaces, including a gluten-free bakery, a modern lounge where guests can enjoy a wide variety of cocktails, and the YOUnique Restaurant, famous for its hearty weekend brunch.

Address: C. del Barquillo, 21

Nearby Attractions: Museo del Romanticismo, Mercado San Antón, Museo de Historia de Madrid

Top Amenities: A la carte breakfast when you please, 24h gym, meeting rooms, wellness room

Pestana Plaza Mayor Madrid

Pestana Plaza Mayor Madrid, Spain
Photo Credit: Pestana Plaza Mayor Madrid

Pestana Plaza Mayor is a gem in Madrid’s hotel scene. Located in the history-filled Plaza Mayor Square, this unique luxury hotel welcomes guests with a collection of stellar facilities and amenities.

At this hotel, guests will find a spa with a sauna, a heated indoor swimming pool, a gym, a sleek rooftop bar boasting show-stopping views of Madrid, and a tantalizing restaurant — Café de la Plaza — offering authentic Mediterranean dishes. 

All rooms and suites have free high-speed Wi-Fi, USB ports, and Nespresso coffee machines. Some have balconies offering scenic views of Plaza Mayor, others have large windows that open onto the hotel’s inner courtyard or have a king-sized bed with Italian coverage. The only downside? How hard it is to leave!

Address: C. Imperial, 8

Nearby Attractions:  Puerta del Sol Square, Royal Palace, Madrid Cathedral, Gran Vía, Plaza del Callao Square, Temple of Debod, El Rastro flea market

Top Amenities: Free Wi-Fi, indoor swimming pool, 24h reception, meeting and conference room, fitness center, express check-in and check-out

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What are the best luxury hotels in Madrid?

The best luxury hotels in Madrid are:

  • Hotel Único Madrid;
  • Mandarin Oriental Ritz;
  • Four Seasons Hotel Madrid;
  • Gran Meliá Fénix Madrid;
  • Hotel Villa Real (Small Luxury Hotels of The World);
  • The Principal Madrid Hotel;
  • Palacio de los Duques Gran Meliá Hotel;
  • Barceló Torre de Madrid;
  • Hotel Urban Madrid.

What are the best hotels in Madrid?

The best hotels in Madrid are:

  • NH Collection Paseo del Prado;
  • Gran Hotel Inglés;
  • Petit Palace Savoy Alfonso XII;
  • Círculo Gran Vía, Autograph Collection;
  • Only YOU Boutique Hotel;
  • Pestana Plaza Mayor Madrid.

What are the best cheap hotels in Madrid?

The best budget-friendly hotels in Madrid are:

  • Hotel Regina;
  • SLEEP’N Atocha;
  • Hotel Europa;
  • Ibis Madrid Aeropuerto Barajas;
  • Hostal Las Fuentes;
  • Hostal Oriente;
  • Suites Viena Plaza de España;
  • Ibis Styles Madrid Prado;
  • Room Mate Mario;
  • Hotel Mora by Miji.

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