The Most Beautiful Places to Stay in Madrid

By Parker Diakite


Madrid is a vibrant city full of elegant boulevards and parks, such as the Buen Retiro.

During your next visit, here are some of the most beautiful places to stay in Spain’s central capital.

Only You Hotel 

For a unique experience in the Spanish city, stay in a former palace located in one of the most innovative areas of Madrid, Salesas district, a few meters from Chueca and Paseo de Recoletos.

Recently recognized as one of the best boutique hotels in the world design category, Only You Hotel offers cozy sophistication in one of the best locations in Madrid.

Photo courtesy of Only You Hotel Madrid


Hotel Relais & Chateaux Orfila

Hotel Orfila is located in Madrid’s Chamberí District and is in walking distance to Alonso Martinez and Colón metro stations.

This hotel is set in a 19th-century palace and features a restaurant and tea room. The tea room has access to the Orfila’s terrace and gardens.

Rooms at Hotel Orfila are spacious and feature elegant, traditional decor with antique furniture.

Photo courtesy of Hotel Orfila Madrid


Hotel Urban Madrid

Hotel Urban is a five-star Gran Luxe hotel located in the city’s financial, political, cultural and commercial center.

In the heart of the city’s “Golden Triangle” formed by the Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Fundación Reina Sofia, the hotel puts Madrid’s main attractions within walking distance, including the Paseo del Prado, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Retiro Park.

Photo courtesy of Hotel Urban Madrid


Vincci The Mint

This contemporary hotel is new to Madrid’s hotel scene that was created for restless spirits, creative minds and modern travelers, according to the hotel’s website.

Designed by Jaime Beriestain, this accommodation features contemporary rooms and a roof terrace with a view of Madrid’s skyline.

Hotel courtesy of Vincci The Mint


Jardin de Recoletos

Hotel VP Jardín de Recoletos is located near Retiro Park, Puerta de Alcalá and the National Library.

Its spacious rooms, wonderful outside garden and its excellent location in the heart of it all, makes it a perfect choice for your stay.

Photo courtesy of Jardin de Recoletos


Gran Via Nice Loft + Terrace Airbnb

This large and spacious studio is located in the center of the city.

Highly rated on Airbnb, it comes equipped with a main bed, an extra bed if needed, kitchen and bathroom. The living area is large and welcoming, featuring a double door balcony and a stunning terrace ideal for entertaining.

Photo courtesy of Airbnb Madrid

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