Top 10: best hotels in Madrid

The capital of Spain, ideally situated at the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, Madrid is an engaging city! At any time of the day or night, its streets are bursting with life, and there are countless tapas bars: it's said that Madrid is the city with the most tapas bars in the world! In the evening, the trendy districts such as Huertas, Chueca and Malasaña will take you on an unforgettable night out. And Madrid has so many treasures to offer: convents and monasteries, some of the most prestigious museums in the world, including the Prado Museum, the Reina Sofia Art Centre and the Thyssen Museum, the sumptuous Plaza Mayor and the Royal Palace, all remarkable sites that are easy to discover thanks to a pedestrianised centre. Between two visits, take the time to relax in the majestic Retiro Park, a haven of peace. If you're wondering where to stay during your stay, here's a list of the 10 best hotels in the city.

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1. Riu Plaza España

The perfectly located Riu Plaza Espana 4* hotel is right in the centre of Madrid, close to sights such as the Royal Palace and Gran Via, the city's main avenue. Staying at this hotel during your stay will allow you to get around easily. It is approximately 20 minutes from the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas International Airport.

The hotel and its facilities will make you feel comfortable and relaxed. With a restaurant, bar, air-conditioning in all rooms and Wi-Fi access available throughout, everything is in place to welcome you. Every morning breakfast** is served buffet style, with a variety of gluten-free products.

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Riu Plaza España

The Riu Plaza España is close to many of Madrid's main attractions
8.9 Superb
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2. Ayre Gran Hotel Colón

The elegant Ayre Gran Hotel Colón is located just** a few steps from Retiro Park, in a quiet area. It is a 30-minute walk from the main museums such as the Prado Museum, the Reina Sofia Museum and the Thyssen Museum. The Sainz de Baranda metro station is 200 metres from the hotel, providing quick access to the city centre.

The hotel has a restaurant, called Ibiza, which serves international meals, as well as a bar ** and a **cafeteria. It offers elegant, air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and a TV in every room.

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Ayre Gran Hotel Colón

A modern hotel in a peaceful setting.
8.4 Very good
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3. Ilunion Alcalá Norte

Located in the north of the city, the Ilunion Alcala Norte hotel is 10 minutes from the airport. The 28 bus line, just 100 metres from the hotel, provides an excellent connection to the city centre. For football fans, the Wanda Metropolitano stadium is just 3 km from the hotel.

The hotel is open to people with reduced mobility, with adapted facilities and rooms available on request. The hotel's restaurant serves a daily breakfast, à la carte dishes and daily menus, including gluten-free and allergy-friendly dishes. On sunny days, you can enjoy outdoor dining on the hotel's terrace.

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Ilunion Alcalá Norte

Rooms at the Ilunion Alcalá Norte feature air conditioning, 109 cm flat-screen satellite TV, a desk and a safe.
8.7 Superb
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4. Catalonia Gran Vía Madrid

The Hotel Catalonia Gran Vía Madrid, with a swimming pool overlooking Gran Via, the city's main avenue, dates back to 1917. It is a 10-minute walk from the city's major museums. Atocha train station is a 20-minute walk away.

The Hotel Catalonia Gran Vía Madrid, with a swimming pool overlooking Gran Via, the city's main avenue, dates back to 1917. It is a 10-minute walk from the city's major museums. Atocha train station is a 20-minute walk away.

The restaurant serves Mediterranean and international meals, and breakfast is served buffet style every morning. In the evening you can enjoy a cocktail in the hotel bar and relax after a long day of walking, sightseeing and exploring the city.

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Catalonia Gran Vía Madrid

The Catalonia Gran Vía Madrid features a terrace with a swimming pool and views of the Gran Vía, free Wi-Fi and a small fitness centre.
8.6 Superb
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£243 / night
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