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SECRET HOTELS MADRID

Spend an indulgent few days in the stunning Spanish capital city of Madrid. For the perfect juxtaposition of decadent Renaissance architecture and striking urban sculpture, Madrid is a window into the past whilst owning its status as a cosmopolitan European city. The city boasts iconic landmarks, exquisite culture, stunning fountains and mouth-watering cuisine, making it the perfect destination for a relaxing getaway. Why not book with Secret Hotels and browse the handpicked list of finest accommodation Madrid has to offer?

With a fantastic public transport system, Madrid could not be easier to explore and experience. Hop on the tram, metro or grab a map and conquer the city by foot. Marvel at the magnificently ornate Cibeles Palace or stroll the Gran Via and enjoy the unique art deco architecture. As well as breath-taking buildings and landmarks, Madrid is host to an abundance of green open spaces and gardens, including the beautiful Casa de Campo which features a stunning lake – perfect for spending lazy afternoons. Also, home to the Madrid Zoo, amusement park and cable car for a picturesque view of the city, the park is ideal for couples and families with young children alike. Built around the imposing Manzanares River and surrounded by Mediterranean woodland the setting could not be more idyllic.

A hub of art and culture, Madrid is home to a variety of masterpieces and world famous museums. Music lovers can get their fix at one of the many concert halls and opera houses whilst sports fans can pay a visit to the world-famous Santiago Bernabéu.

Of course, a trip to Spain would be incomplete without sampling some traditional tapas, paella or local wines. Finish your evening by sampling Madrid’s nightlife in one of the city’s stylish bars, jazz clubs, dance halls or flamenco theatres.

Secret Hotels is sure to provide you with a stunning choice of the finest accommodation Madrid has to offer. Take advantage of the fact that no hotel wants empty rooms and book today to receive unbeatable savings at the click of a button. From 5* luxury hotels in the heart of the city and boasting exceptional facilities to stylish boutiques in the exclusive Barrio Salamanca district, there is sure to be a perfect room for any traveler. Those on business can opt for a modern hotel located close to Barajas Airport with convenient airport transfers whilst couples after a romantic Spanish getaway can choose a luxury traditional hotel hidden down a leafy avenue. With all of our hotels boasting exceptional amenities from 24-hour concierges to free Wi-Fi, our list of hotels has been selected with maximum comfort and convenience in mind. With the best hotels at the best prices, all you need to do is keep it a secret!

Modern accommodation close to the airport – 4 star – Madrid

Experience modern accommodation close to the airport for a fraction of the price.

This contemporary Secret Hotel perfectly combines style and convenience and is a great option for those visiting Spain’s exciting capital city on both business and pleasure. The hotel provides guests with many useful and high quality services and facilities to make their stay as enjoyable and easy as possible. With free WIFI in every room and throughout the hotel as well as many handy business features such as a business center and meeting rooms available. The rooms are up kept to the upper most standards of cleanliness and modern style and are well equipped with everything you could need for a comfortable and relaxing sleep.

The hotel is very close to Barajas International Airport making travel to and from the hotel stress free and effortless. It is also just minutes drive from Madrid’s main exhibition, convention and congress centre, IFEMA (Institucion Ferial de Madrid) which every month hosts trade fairs, exhibitions and conventions from all around the world. However travelling into the centre of the city couldn’t be easier making this hotel perfect for those who want to experience all of the exciting sights and activities of the city, while having a quiet space to return to after a busy day in the city. Madrid is one of the leading cities in the world for its top art and culture and is home to some of the very best and most important art museums in Europe and the rest of the world. The Museo Del Prado is the city’s main art museum and houses a selection of paintings and sculptures by the most world renowned artists in history including Rembrandt, Raphael, Velázquez and Goya. For more contemporary but equally as breath taking and significant works of art visit the Reina Sophia museum where you will find some of the most famous art from the 20th Century such as Picasso’s Guernica and Woman in Blue, as well as paintings by Salvador Dali and Joan Miró.

Enjoy one of Spain’s most beloved traditions and witness some of the best flamenco dancers and music in the world at one of the many bars and tavernas in Madrid. One of the best flamenco restaurants in the city is the Corral de la Moreria where visitors can not only enjoy fine Spanish cuisine and wines but can enjoy the amazing atmosphere of the flamenco music and dancing to have a truly authentic evening in Spain’s beautiful capital.

Excellent facilities and good sized rooms – 4 star – Madrid

Combining excellent facilities and good sized rooms, this Top Secret Hotel is ideal for those looking for a relaxing break in Madrid.

Rooms are fully air-conditioned for your comfort during the warmer months, and are fitted with a range of modern comforts to make your stay as relaxing as possible. Each bedroom is fitted with a superb en-suite bathroom, providing guests with complimentary toiletries and an excellent bathtub and shower. For your convenience rooms also include a stunning kitchen, including a range of cooking facilities such as a microwave oven, fridge-freezer and cooking equipment. High-speed Internet access is provided free of charge, and other leisure facilities include a state of the art cable television and a well-stocked mini-bar. Guests can also store valuables in the safety deposit box provided in bedrooms, and a telephone is also provided.

Closely located to the Prado Museum and also part of the ‘Golden Triangle of Art’ is the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Containing over 1,600 works of art, the collection was previously the second largest private collection in the world and in 1992 the Thyssen-Bornemisza family arranged an agreement with the Spanish government that led to the establishment of the museum. The collection has been gradually built up by generations of the family, resulting in pieces that cover eight centuries from across the world. Some of the most recognisable artists who have some of their works showcased here include Monet, Caravaggio, Van Gogh and Rembrandt. Entry is 9euros for general admission, but visitors can access the permanent collections for free on Mondays from 12 – 4pm.

Located on Moreto Street stands the beautiful St. Jerome Royal Church, founded in 1464 by Enrique IV and declared a National Monument in 1925. Designed in a Gothic style, the style of the interior also has Renaissance influences, although considered to be less extravagant than the spectacular exterior. Inside you can see the intricate artwork along the walls of the church, and the smaller side-chapels are often open to the public to explore. Visitors can also see sculptures by 18th century artists such as Juan Pascual de Mena, and the stained-glass windows are beautifully designed and are a firm favourite with visitors. The church is open Monday to Sunday until 8.30pm, but is closed in the middle of the afternoon for siesta, but is conveniently located close to the Prado and makes a nice addition to a day out visiting Madrid’s top attractions.

 

Don’t miss this amazing offer – 4 star – Madrid

Ideally located close to Barajas Airport and Chamartin Train Station, this Top Secret Hotel offers guests excellent service and spacious bedrooms.

The property has a 24-hour reception desk, where guests can access a number of excellent facilities and services to make your stay as hassle-free as possible. The friendly staff can arrange rental cars and theatre reservations for guests, and the staff can also arrange laundry and dry-cleaning services and currency exchange for our convenience. Parking is available for those with their own vehicle, and the property also provides free Internet access in the lobby area. For your leisure there is a bar in the lobby serving a range of drinks and snacks, and the hotel restaurant has a fantastic array of dishes for guests to choose from.

Rooms provide guests with a range of modern comforts and facilities, including a superb cable television, high-speed Internet access free of charge, and a mini-bar with a range of drinks and snacks for guests to enjoy. Guests can also access the Internet via their television, and pay-per-view movies can also be purchased for your entertainment. Each bedroom also includes a luxurious en-suite bathroom, complete with complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer, and there are ironing facilities available for guests. For your security each bedroom is equipped with a safety deposit box, and windows are fitted with double-glazing. Don’t miss this amazing offer!

The Catedral de Santa Maria la Real de la Almudena is the main church in the Diocese of Madrid, despite only being completed in 1993 and was consecrated by Pope John Paul II. The interior is designed in a Gothic style and includes a neo-Romanesque crypt, whilst the building itself is made of granite and marble. It is recognisable for its two towers that stand at the main entrance, and large bronze doors dominate the second entrance. The Cathedral is closely located to the Royal Palace, and is open from 10am until 7.30pm every day except during Mass and on Sundays when it is open from 10.30am – 12pm and 1.30pm – 7pm.

Close by you can find the Royal Theatre, which was first opened as an opera building in 1850 but became re-established as a concert hall and theatre for the Madrid Symphonic Orchestra in 1965. Having hosted the Eurovision Song contest in 1969, the museum went under extensive refurbishment in 1988 and was reopened as an opera house in 1997, with brand new acoustics that are regarded as some of the best in the world. Visitors can enjoy guided tours of the theatre and learn about the history of the building, and there is also a museum to explore too.

 

Luxury and design in an unbeatable location – 5 star – Madrid

Experience luxury and design in an unbeatable location! Located in the Salamanca district of the city, this stunning 5 star Top Secret Hotel provides guests with excellent facilities, whether you are visiting for business or leisure.

The property provides guests with 24-hour security and the reception desk is open 24-hours a day for your convenience. As well as being fully air-conditioned for your comfort during the warmer months, the property provides guests with a number of luxury services to make your stay as relaxing as possible. At reception guests can arrange a rental car for the duration of your stay, and there is parking available on site. Private car transfers can also be arranged, including limousine transportation. Laundry and dry-cleaning facilities are also available for guests, and there are free newspapers and a reading room for your leisure. Guests can also enjoy a range of beauty treatments and massages on site, and there is a gym, indoor pool and free bicycle hire as well. For those visiting Madrid on business there are a number of spacious conference and meeting rooms, which include state of the art audio and visual equipment.

Rooms are beautifully decorated in a modern and contemporary design, providing guests with excellent modern comforts including a plasma television screen and high-speed Internet access free of charge. Your en-suite bathroom includes a large shower and bathtub, and complimentary toiletries, bathrobes and slippers are also provided. For your leisure rooms are equipped with a well-stocked mini-bar with a range of refreshing drinks and snacks, and guests can store any valuables in the safety deposit box.

The Gran Via is one of the most popular streets in the city, with the area aligned with businesses, shops, hotels, restaurants and bars that see the street a bustling area throughout the year. Many of the buildings have impressive architecture and are beautifully decorated, so take the time to wander down the street and enjoy the sights.

Madrid is the proud home of the Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, dedicated to Saint Francis of Assisi. It is recognised for its stunning dome that measures over 33 metres in diameter – bigger than Saint Paul’s Cathedral in London. Goya painted the church in a number of his most famous works, and the chapels of the church contain pieces by the likes of Cano and Zurbaran. The church also has beautiful frescoes that cover the ceilings, and the stained-glass windows are also worth seeing.

We hope you have a fantastic time in Madrid!

The best option near the airport – free shuttle – 4 star – Madrid

Conveniently located close to the airport, this Top Secret Hotel, ‘The best option near the airport – free shuttle – 4 star – Madrid’, provides guests with excellent modern facilities.

The property provides guests with 24-hour security and has a 24-hour concierge for your convenience. Guests can arrange for a meet and greet service at the airport, before being shuttled to the hotel free of charge, and there is a currency exchange desk at the property as well. Car hire can be arranged at reception and parking is available on site, and there is a news stand and lobby bar for guests to enjoy. The property also has an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. For guests who are visiting Madrid on business the property has an excellent Business Centre, providing a number of superb facilities including large conference and meeting rooms, state of the art presentation equipment including projectors and PCs, and translation services can also be arranged.

Rooms are equipped with excellent modern facilities, including a cable television and high-speed Internet access. Guests can also enjoy a drink or snack from the private mini-bar, and each room has a telephone and spacious work desk as well. Your en-suite bathroom includes complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer, and guests can store their valuables in the safety deposit box provided.

The Museum of Lazaro Galdiano allows visitors to explore the vast collection of artwork of Jose Lazaro Galdiano, a private collection widely regarded as one of the most impressive in Europe. Visitors can witness a vast array of jewels that were owned by Galdiano’s wife, whilst the second and third floors of the building showcase hundreds of impressive paintings from the likes of Goya, El Greco and Velasquez. The museum is open Wednesdays to Mondays and provides visitors with a more peaceful and relaxing visit than some of the busier art museums located in Madrid.

One of Madrid’s best outdoor attractions is the beautiful Retiro Park, providing visitors with a relaxing area to walk around and admire the beautiful scenery. The park has its own lake where visitors can hire pedal boats, and there are a number of statues and monuments that provide excellent photo opportunities. There are a number of cafes in the area where you can enjoy a bite to eat and a drink, making the park a popular spot for families or for those that fancy a break from the hustle and bustle of the city centre.

We hope you have a wonderful time during your stay in Madrid!

Unique hotel steps away from puerta del sol – 4 star – Madrid

This stylish hotel is not only in the perfect location but also offers a trendy setting for a stylish, convenient and relaxing stay. The hotel itself features everything you could possibly need for a perfect trip to Madrid. The hotel will send representatives to meet you at the airport and bring you back to the hotel, illuminating any further transport stresses. There is also parking provided as well as car rentals and even a limousine service. Relax in the club lounge or enjoy the delightful Spanish sunshine on the terrace or unwind in the chic rooms that are packed with every useful feature imaginable to provide you with a sumptuously comfortable sleep.

This unique hotel, steps away from puerta del sol, means that the very best of Madrid’s sights, cultural activities, shopping as well as bars, cafés and restaurants are all on the hotel’s doorstep and easily accessible by foot. The hotel is just moments from Spain’s biggest and best art museum The Museo del Prado, home to the best collection of Spanish art under one roof with 7,600 paintings and 1,000 sculptures as well as thousands of other prints, drawings and historic documents. The museum is also home to one of the greatest collections of European art in the world, featuring 12th century medieval works to early 19th century paintings and sculpture and other different pieces.

Situated just steps from the city’s most popular and buzzing places, the puerta de sol. See some of the Madrid’s most famous sights such as the monument to Charles III of Spain and bear and a madrone tree, El Oso y El Madroño, the symbol of the city of Madrid. The plaza also features some of the most visually beautiful buildings in the city, such as the Casa de Correos, this stunning red brick building was originally built in the 18th century as the city’s main post office and today is used as the regional government of Madrid’s headquarters.

For a great taste of Madrid’s delectable Castilian cuisine visit nearby, La Casa del Abuelo just minutes from the Puerto de Sol. With a concise but mouth-watering menu of gambas and lagonstinas, with a speciality gambas al ajillo fried shrimp in garlic and chilli. The restaurant has a delicious house wine as well as an extensive bar menu to suit any taste and offers an intimate and authentic evening in a classic Spanish taberna.

Luxury and exclusive hotel in Salamanca district – 5 star – Madrid

This luxury and exclusive hotel in Salamanca district ticks all the boxes. With only the highest quality services and features the hotel provides you with a deluxe and indulgent stay in Spain’s vibrant capital. The hotel’s airport transfers, car rental desk and limousine service will make your trip stress-free while the hotel will arrange city tours and theatre reservations in order for you to make the most out of your stay in Madrid. The hotel also has its very own fitness and leisure centre, with a state of the art gym and sauna as well as a health club where you can relax and unwind with a massage and other indulgent treatments.

The hotel is also just a stone’s throw from Madrid’s business district and features many fantastic business facilities itself, so whether you are visiting on business or pleasure this luxurious Secret Hotel caters for everyone. The beautiful hotel perfectly combines the nineteenth century elegance of the stunning building with its ideal central location in Madrid’s commercial district, surrounded by all of the city’s best shopping, bars, restaurant’s and cultural activities. Madrid is well known for its excellent shopping with many different and equally as exciting shopping options. The hotel is situated in the heart of one of Madrid’s best shopping districts, the Salamanca district. Home to a selection of the biggest and best shops in the city with a wide variety of styles and price ranges. There are also a number of wonderful shopping malls that provide an everything under one roof shopping experience, visit the Plaza Norte 2 for a fantastic shopping day in a beautiful setting.

On top of the amazing shopping and leisure activities on the hotel’s doorstep, many of the city’s best cultural attractions are also just a stone’s throw from the hotel. The nearby Paseo del arte, or avenue of art, is home to the city’s finest art museums including the Reina Sofia, Thyssen museum and the Museo del Prado. Visitors can purchase the ‘Abona Paseo del Arte’ a special pass that will get you into all three museums for around 15 euros. World famous Museo del Prado is heralded as one of Europe’s most important art museums housing the largest and most significant collections of Spanish and other European works of art dating back to the 12th century, with thousands of paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints and historic documents.

Great deals close to Barajas airport! – 4 star – Madrid

This stylish Secret Hotel is located in a quiet residential area outside of the city and close to Barajas airport. It offers guests high quality services such as free airport transfers, parking and currency exchange in order to make your stay as stress free and convenient as possible. The hotel’s rooms are stylishly decorated and have every facility and feature to suit any guest. The hotel also has its very own fitness center so you can keep up with your workouts and private gardens in which to relax, unwind and enjoy the warm Spanish sunshine. In addition to containing a number of useful and state of the art business facilities this hotel is ideal for both business travelers and tourists alike. Grab these great deals close to Barajas airport today!

This chic hotel is located a short trip outside of the center of the city giving guests the best of both worlds allowing them to explore all of the exciting sights and attractions that call home to Madrid, while offering a quiet and relaxing place to unwind at the end of a busy day experiencing the city. The vibrant Spanish capital is home to countless amazing activities unique to this stunning city. The Royal Palace, or Palacio Real, is the largest and possibly the most beautiful building in Madrid and is the biggest royal palace in Western Europe. The palace is open for visitors to explore the significant collection of paintings, tapestries and furniture as well as one of a kind works of art by world-renowned Spanish artists such as Velázquez, Tiépolo, Goya, Mengs and Giordano making it one of Europe’s most important museums. The Campo del Moro is the stunning palace gardens and is the perfect spot to explore and make the most of Madrid’s warm climate.

The Plaza de Oriente is situated next to the Royal Palace and is one of Madrid’s most scenic plazas, taking its name from its location to the east of the palace it is lined by 44 statues of Spain’s former monarchs. This leafy plaza offers a quiet haven away from the hustle and bustle of the city, stroll through the lovely landscaped gardens and take in the beautiful scenery from one of the many quaint cafés that line the square. Stop for a drink or a traditional Spanish dish with a modern twist at the Café de Orient Restaurant, try the sautéed jumbo shrimp or glazed veal sweetbreads.

 

Great opportunity near the city center! – 3 star – Madrid

This modern and stylish Secret Hotel offers unbeatable rates in one of Madrid’s most sought after locations. It features every facility and service needed for a comfortable, relaxing and convenient stay in Spain’s vibrant and exciting capital, including currency exchange, a luggage room for your travel days, excellent room service and free WIFI throughout the hotel. The rooms are kept to the uppermost standard and contain every feature imaginable to provide all guests a relaxing place to rest after a long day exploring the many sights of Madrid. With air-conditioning for Spain’s hot summers, plasma TVs, connecting rooms with cots and cribs available for families with small children and every room has its own private bathroom with a bathtub and a shower. So whether you are visiting the city on business or pleasure, with friends, family or a romantic getaway for two this hotel is happy to cater to any need, and it’s ideal central location means that you can explore the city with ease and convenience. Don’t miss this great opportunity near the city center!

Located in Madrid’s historic center, the main sights of the city are all on the hotel’s doorstep or easily accessible in a matter of minutes by Madrid’s public transport systems. Madrid has a rich and intriguing history much of which is still ever present in the many historical monuments, sights and buildings that still stand throughout the city. Discover the history of Spain’s monarchy at the Royal Palace, or the Palacio Real, as it is known in Spanish. It is not only Europe’s largest royal palace but is also one of the most important museums of history and art in Spain and Europe, featuring original works by Velázquez, Tiépolo, Goya, Mengs and Giordano.

Visit La Puerta del Sol, Madrid’s most popular and central square that was once the gates to the city itself. Today it is a beautiful square that is home to the city’s most iconic sights, such as the El Oso y El Madroño (the female bear and the strawberry tree) statue that is the official symbol the city of Madrid as well as the Casa de Correos, originally built as the city’s main post office in the 18th century, it is now the main government headquarters.

Just minutes walk from La Puerta del Sol is another one of Madrid’s best bustling squares, the Plaza Mayor. A wonderful spot to sit and take in the beautiful sights of the city while enjoying a selection of Spain’s delicious wines and mouthwatering authentic Spanish tapas.

Super deal in the heart of Madrid – 3 star – Madrid

For a super deal in the heart of Madrid, this Secret Hotel is the one for you. Packed full with fantastic features, the hotel strives to ensure that you are able to make the most out of your time in Madrid, with a 24 hour concierge desk, car rentals, express checking in and out as well as WIFI throughout the hotel. The rooms are upheld to the highest of standards and provide guests with a comfortable and restorative night’s sleep after busy days exploring the city. The hotel also has its very own gym and fitness center as well as an array of business facilities, so whether you are coming to Madrid on holiday or for business this great Secret Hotel provides all guests an enjoyable and convenient stay.

Situated in the heart of the city, this hotel is ideal for taking in all of the exciting sights and attractions that Madrid has to offer. For the shopaholic the hotel’s location is ideal, located next to Madrid’s premier shopping street, the Gran Via. This ornate and glamorous street is home to the very best in men’s and women’s fashions, footwear and accessories, designer labels as well as more affordable brands there is certainly a chance for anyone to indulge themselves and get some serious retail therapy in the beautiful setting of the Gran Via. This street is also known to locals and visitors alike as the street that never sleeps as it features some of the best nightlife in the city. With a fantastic selection of nightclubs, bars, restaurants and movie theatres there is great night out to suit any taste.

For a true taste of Madrid’s rich culture and history the hotel is just a stone’s throw from some of the city’s top historic sights and museums. Take in the beauty of the La Puerta del Sol, the city’s most central square and enjoy centuries worth of some of the most significant works of art by Spain and Europe’s most heralded artists, with one of the world’s finest collections of European art under one roof. With around 7,000 paintings, 1,000 sculptures on top of thousands of other works such as drawings, sketches and historic documents. Visit the nearby Royal Palace to learn all about the Spanish Monarchy as well as experience another one of the city’s and Europe’s most important art museums.