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Luxuriate in our hotels in Madrid

Find out about the culture and leisure activities from your hotels in Madrid

Have a good time in our hotels in Madrid where you will find and share unbeatable experiences while you explore the Spanish capital to see the splendour of its architecture and cosmopolitan character, with its rich history and unchanged culture of gastronomy, the art and very traditional customs that allow you to enjoy its special charm and folklore. A city with a wide range of cultural and leisure activities together with first-class stays in our hotels in Madrid. The showcase of Spanish cuisine is its tapas, or snacks, which can be tried in the taverns and bars near to the hotels in Madrid. The star culinary attractions are Iberian sausage, snails, tripe, cheeses, smoked products, kebabs, seafood and fried prawns, stews and the best pickled snacks in fine Madrid style and washed down with a glass of good wine. Among the most typical offerings are fried squid sandwiches and famous chitterlings, served during festivals. You can finish off with a tasty Chinchón aniseed liqueur and desserts like French toast, marzipan huesos de santo, and rosquillas, a kind of doughnut.A magical destination that preserves its true personality as asserted by the local ambience and traditional festivals. The bells at midnight on New Year's Eve in the Puerta del Sol have become a a must for the 40 million people in Spain, flamenco tablaos, the eve of fiestas, the festival of San Isidro held in honour of the city's patron saint, and other well-known celebrations such as pilgrimages and bullfighting, as well as jazz and rock concerts, craft fairs and theatre. You can get to know the traditions and attractions of this great capital city when you saty in our hotels in Madrid to round off a perfect visit. History gives way to lively streets and the night life of the city found in the many bars and clubs, theatre cafés and discos that have made going out in Madrid one of the popular and variety-packed pastimes. One of the best-known areas to have fun and near the Puerta del Sol is in Calle Huertas. you can also go to the Malasaña district, where the "Movida madrileña" scene of the 70s and 80s started, for a more alternative and bohemian ambience. or have a drink on the smart Avenida de Brasil, very close to the Santiago Bernabéu stadium. Most university students go to the Moncloa area, and the lively terraces of the Chueca district are a good place to enjoy fine weather. Apart from many leisure activities, there are numerous hotels in Madrid and any number of shops selling traditional products as well as stores selling international brands. Gran Vía is the city's cultural and commercial centre and home to the best fashion shops. Between Plaza Callao and the Puerta del Sol is a pedestrian zone full of shops in Calles Preciados, del Carmen and Arenal streets. Calle Serrano and the "milla de oro" or golden mile is the place to go for jewellery and accessories. the shops in Calle Fuencarral are very central, and let us not forget the famous 400-year-old Rastro market with its antiques and curios.

Practical Information

  • Documentation
    Citizens of all European Union countries need to have a national identity card or current passport to enter Spain: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.Nationals from countries outside the European Union should enquire about visa requirements at the Spanish embassy in that country.
  • Travel insurance
    No compulsory vaccinations are required to travel to Spain, according to the Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs. EU citizens have the same right to health care as insured Spanish nationals if they present their European health insurance card. Apply for the European health card (EHIC) at Social Security information centres at least 15 days prior to departure. Otherwise, you must take out private medical insurance. It is recommended to take out travel insurance for faster attention.
  • Weather
    The Community of Madrid has a continental climate, with temperatures ranging from 0ºC or less in winter to 40ºC in summer.
  • Health care
    Health care can be obtained from:Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre: Avda de Córdoba s/n, 28041 – Madrid- 91 390 80 00. Hospital Universitario La Paz: Pº de la Castellana, 261, 28046 – Madrid- Tel: 91 727 70 00 Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal: Ctra. de Colmenar Viejo km. 9.100, 28034 Madrid- 91 336 80 00 Hospital Infanta Elena: Avda. Reyes Católicos, 21, 28342 – Valdemoro- 91 894 84 10 Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón: Calle Doctor Esquerdo, 46, 28007 Madrid- 915 86 80 00Useful telephone numbers:Prefix: (+34)91 Emergency 112 Ambulance 061 National Police 091 Guardia Civil 062 Fire service 080/085
  • Currency
    The official currency in Spain is the euro.
  • Timetable
    The official time in Spain is UTC +1, Madrid, Berlin.
  • Population
    Madrid has a population of 6,543,031.
  • Language
    The official language in Madrid is Spanish.