Paradores de Turismo en la Comunidad de Madrid

Can you imagine staying in a palace with centuries of history? There are many elements to take into account when choosing a hotel and make your stay a unique experience. What if you stay in a palace?

The Mandarin Oriental Ritz is a classic of luxury in our capital city. With its characteristic Belle-Époque style, 110 years old, the popularly known as the Ritz Hotel stands out as an option to make your stay unforgettable.

The Palacio San Martín Hotel carries in its name its stately and monumental touch. It is located a few meters from the Gran Via and stands out for its marble, high ceilings and hardwoods. Climb to its rooftop and enjoy unparalleled views of Madrid.

The Hotel Palacio del Retiro - Autograph Collection, of the Marriot chain, occupies an early 20th century palace in the heart of the art triangle. Located in the Retiro area, its façade stands out for its classic style, although its interior is decorated in a modern style. Undoubtedly one of the most unique palaces in Madrid to stay, overlooking the Retiro!

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The Hotel Círculo Gran Vía - Autograph Collection, also of the Marriot chain, is integrated into the Gran Vía Casino in Madrid, which makes it a majestic luxury hotel. It is located in the former headquarters of the Círculo Mercantil e Industrial and its building is neoclassical, in keeping with the historic architecture of the area.

Catalonia Las Cortes is the name of a hotel that occupies the former residence of the Duke of Noblejas, an 18th-century neoclassical palace. The hotel has adapted the building to the modern needs of high standing accommodation. Inside, the frescoes, the main staircase and the woodwork stand out, in addition to its stately rooms.

The Hotel Santo Mauro, located in Chamberí, occupies a 19th century building and former residence of the Duke of Santo Mauro. The nobility left its mark on its French-influenced structure, and its rooms remain decorated in the nineteenth-century style. Its common areas integrate classical elements with oriental influences, all adorned with European furniture.

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The Hotel Westin Palace is a must on this list, as it occupies the former palace of the Dukes of Medinaceli. Like its counterpart, the Ritz, it is decorated in the Bélle Époque style and was for a time the largest hotel on the continent.

The Melía chain maintains the Gran Melía Palacio de los Duques, located in a 19th century building that was the residence of the Dukes of Granada and Egea. It maintains its original structure, in classic style. Its garden in the heart of the city, with more than 1,000 square meters, is an urban oasis.

The two Paradores Nacionales de Turismo that we have in our community could well be considered authentic palaces. They are located in the municipalities of Chinchón and Alcalá de Henares and a stay in them is always a stay of high category, always looking for the fusion with its environment and its cultural, historical and gastronomic heritage.


Images credits:

Suit en Hotel Círculo Gran Vía - Autograph Collection ©  Marriott International, Inc.

Hotel Palacio del Retiro - Autograph Collection © Marriott International, Inc.

Hotel Westin Palace © J J Farq. Shutterstock