Madrid Hotels: Where to Rest Your Head
AC Santo Mauro
This hotel is hailed by locals as the most exclusive and authentic hotel in the city—a hidden gem in a charming area of Madrid. Antonio Catalá is one of the great hotel architects in Spain, and he converted this little palace next to Genova Street into a stylish spot where modern elements and traditional comforts blend perfectly.
Hotel Villa Magna
La crème de la crème in Madrid. Though not as central as the others on this list, thist state-of-the-art hotel, a member of the Hyatt chain, lies in the middle of the financial district and the classy shopping area of Serrano and Velazquez. It’s suitable both for business and pleasure purposes and has two high-quality restaurants: one seafood, one Chinese.
Found in Madrid’s Golden Mile district, in addition to being a five-star hotel boasting 44 rooms, it also sports a garden that provides access to the two-Michelin Star restaurant Ramon Freixa Madrid.
In Deep and Up Close
On the edge of Europe, long a cultural crucible with phenomenal Moorish architecture and laid-back Spanish friendliness, Andalucia quickens the senses and makes
even a café con leche thrilling. Ready to go?
Hotel Only You
For those looking for something chic and hip, this great new hotel boasts 35 rooms in Madrid’s city centre, just steps from the Paseo de Recoletos.
This five-star deluxe hotel has a great, central location. It’s design is for the super-modern and unconventional at heart. B&R guide and resident Madrilenian Oscar Biedma claims their bar makes a gin and tonic to die for.
This hotel boasts all the magic and comfort you would expect from a Relais & Châteaux property. This beautiful 19thC house is in the best area of Madrid, and is decorated in period furniture. Insider’s Tip: the best rooms are in the attic.
About the Author
Veteran B&R Guide turned Trip Planner Nancy Towns‘ love of all things Spanish has taken her from the cloud forests of Argentina to the bullfighting rings of Andalucia.