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Paseo de la Castellana (English: Promenade of the Castilian, known as La Castellana is the longest and widest street of Madrid. It starts at Plaza de Colón, passes through the Nuevos Ministerios, Plaza de Lima, Plaza de Cuzco, Plaza de Castilla, and ends at the northernmost exit of the city. It is the continuation of Paseo de Recoletos and Paseo del Prado, and these three avenues vertebrate on the north-south axis of the city.

To the East of La Castellana (as it is often known for short) lie the districts of Chamberí and Tetuán, and to the West, the districts of Salamanca and Chamartín.

Many business, banking and financial buildings are located along La Castellana or its immediate proximity (including, among others, those that form AZCA, Puerta de Europa and the CTBA). Also, many of the most important embassies, in the stretch between Plaza de Colón and Plaza del Doctor Marañón. Other landmarks that can be found along this street are the Nuevos Ministerios complex, where three Spanish Government departments are located, and the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.

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AC Recoletos Hotel, Madrid
The Hotel AC Recoletos is located in Madrid, Spain, two kilometres of the Prado Museum and the Reina Sofia Museum, and 100 metres from Atocha and Banco de Espana metro stations.  The Hotel AC Recoletos is a neo-classical building dating from the 19th-century in the centre of cosmopolitan Madrid. The air-conditioned lobby features contemporary patterned wallpaper, black leather 70s-style chairs and smart lighting. Hotel amenities include fitness equipment, and multilingual staff can arrange 24-hour room service, valet parking and express check-in and out. There is wireless Internet access (surcharge) throughout.  The Recoletos's cosmopolitan restaurant serves contemporary dishes, and the bar is open until late. There is also coffee available in the lobby.
AC Santo Mauro Hotel, Madrid
This palace with its end of nineteenth century style was built on the orders of the Duke of Santo Mauro by the French architect Louis Legrand. It was finished in the year 1894.  The building, with its notable French influence, was the residence of the Duke of Santo Mauro and later became the embassy of the Philippines. The hotel is located in the heart of the Chamberí neighbourhood of Madrid, very near to the Paseo de la Castellana, the place favoured by the nobility to construct their little palaces at the end of the nineteenth century, a symbol of their economic power.  The restaurant is in the old library of the palace. It is under the orders of prestigious chef Carlos Posadas who offers a menu which changes every three to four months and which perfectly combines varied international cuisine with the most traditional and straightforward dishes.
Gran Meliá Fenix Hotel, Madrid
The luxurious Gran Meliá Fenix is a deluxe hotel, located right in the heart of the famous Paseo de la Castellana, in front of the Plaza Colón, where the Centro Cultural de la Villa (Cultural Center of the Town) and the airport-bus stop are located. Walking distance from the shops & boutiques in the streets of Goya, Serrano, Alcalá and Velázquez, which makes the hotel the perfect location for combining business and vacation/shopping. The hotel complements its installations with the restaurant Epoque by Meliá (classic cuisine), coffee shop Del Fénix, 5 meeting & banqueting halls as well as a garage. The Gran Meliá Fenix is convenient to many dining, shopping and entertainment venues. The hotel houses a fitness room and offers onsite spa services. All of the rooms & suites have a private bathroom, air conditioning, HiFi equipment with CD player and cassette recorder, interactive satellite TV, canal plus, telephone, mini-bar and in-room safe.
Hesperia Hermosilla, Madrid
The Hesperia Hermosilla is a classic townhouse-style building located in the commercial center of the city, within one kilometer of La Cibeles Square and Atocha railway station. The hotel is close to many of Madrid's attractions, including Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, 1.5 kilometers away.  A buffet breakfast is available in the mornings at an extra charge. Guests can check their e-mail or surf the Web via complimentary wireless Internet access, available in all public areas of the hotel.  Staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide assistance with transport and entertainment bookings and store valuables in the safety-deposit box. Garage-parking facilities are available on site.  A number of restaurants are located within 100 meters of the hotel. The hotel's 67 guestrooms have contemporary grey and red color schemes, red bed quilts, matching armchairs, floral decorations and wood furnishings, including modern coffee tables and writing desks.
Hesperia Madrid
This exclusive design hotel is located on famous Paseo de la Castellana, with Madrid's finest boutiques on its doorstep. Local attractions include the Real Madrid stadium one kilometre from the hotel; for those interested in more cultural pursuits, the Prado Museum can be found three kilometres away. The closest airport is Madrid Barajas: approximate driving time is 15 minutes and distance is 15 kilometres.  There are two acclaimed restaurants on site. Santceloni is smart and contemporary, serving Catalan haute cuisine by resident chefs. The other is the more relaxed La Manzana, with a menu combining Mediterranean dishes with Oriental flavours. Other facilities include the Scotch bar, with the widest selection of whiskeys in Madrid, the Skygym, a fitness gym with views of the city, and the hotel provides a concierge desk to help with booking shows, restaurants and exploring the city. 
High Tech President Castellana, Madrid
The High Tech President Castellana hotel is in central Madrid, Spain, within 700 metres of the Archaeological Museum and National Library. The leafy paths and gardens of Retiro Park are one kilometre from the hotel, and Puerta del Sol is two kilometres away.  The stylish High Tech President Castellana hotel has contemporary decor and an outdoor terrace. The lobby has complimentary newspapers, a 24-hour front desk and a safe. All public areas have air conditioning, and there is complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. Numerus Clausus Restaurant offers Mediterranean cuisine in the hotel's brick cellar. Guests can enjoy drinks and coffees in Bar Cafetech, where colourful futuristic murals adorn the walls. The hotel has a business centre with complimentary wireless Internet access.
Intercontinental Madrid
The Intercontinental Madrid is located in the centre of Madrid, Spain, two kilometres from the Prado Museum, and three kilometres from the Plaza Mayor and Santa Ana Square. Featuring 18th-century inspired architecture Intercontinental Madrid features a top-floor fitness centre, a spa and hot tub, and a beauty salon. Internet access is available and there are concierge services.  The Intercontinental Madrid s El Café serves lunch, and dinner and offers international and Mediterranean menus featuring Paella, tapas, and grilled Spanish meats, accompanied live harp and piano music. Set in an intimate courtyard, the El Jardin del Intercontinental Restaurant serves international and Mediterranean specialties such as Marmitako, Homemade Lentil Stew, and Cocido Madrileño.
Meliá Galgos, Madrid
The Meliá Galgos is located in Madrid, Spain, in the Salamanca district of the city. Real Madrid football team's Bernabeu Stadium is one kilometre away, and the central street of Paseo de la Castellana is 2.5 kilometres from the hotel.  The Meliá Galgos is a modern four-star hotel with seven floors and a roof terrace that affords spectacular views over Madrid. The reception is decorated in modern style with marble flooring, and houses a 24-hour front desk and lounge bar that offers drinks accompanied by live piano music in the evenings. The hotel also offers a gym and wellness centre with a sauna, spa tub, solarium, Turkish bath, and massage treatment rooms. There is a choice of dining options with the a la carte Diablo restaurant, specialising in international and Mediterranean dishes, the Castellana buffet restaurant, and the Floridita bar restaurant with a lively Cuban atmosphere with live music, cocktails, and Havana cigars.
Occidental Miguel Ángel Hotel & Urban Spa, Madrid
The Occidental Miguel Ángel & Spa in Madrid is a luxury hotel located in the Paseo de la Castellana, the most elegant financial and shopping area in the city. Situated just 15 minutes from Madrid Airport, the hotel is an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful city, with the Prado, the Royal Palace, and the Reina Sofia Museums nearby. Guests of the Occidental Miguel Ángel & Spa can indulge themselves with a delicious combination of traditional Mediterranean cuisine and international dishes at the La Broche Restaurant. The hotel's facilities include a full-service spa with a fitness studio, indoor pool, sauna, massage rooms, whirlpool spa, gymnasium, and a garden terrace. Hydrotherapy services include contrast showers, aroma showers, Turkish baths and Finnish saunas. The Occidental Miguel Ángel & Spa in Madrid has a refined décor in classical European style.
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A selection of hotels in the older area of Madrid, convenient to all the historic sights of the city including the Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol and Plaza de Cibeles. Also convenient to El Parque del Retiro and Thyssen-Bornemisza, Reina Sofia and Prado Museums.

The Plaza Mayor built during the Habsburg period is a central plaza in the city of Madrid, Spain. It is located only a few blocks away from another famous plaza, the Puerta del Sol. The Plaza Mayor is rectangular in shape, measuring 129 by 94 meters, and is surrounded by three-story residential buildings having 237 balconies facing the Plaza. It has a total of nine entranceways. The Casa de la Panadería, serving municipal and cultural functions, dominates the Plaza Mayor.

The Plaza de Cibeles is an attractive square featuring a famous sculpture with fountains that have been adopted as one of the prominent symbols for the city of Madrid. The fountain of Cibeles is found in the part of Madrid commonly called the Paseo de Recoletos. It depicts the goddess Cibeles (Cybele), the Phrygian goddess of fertility, who is seen sitting on a chariot and being pulled by two lions.

Puerta Del Sol, Madrid, Spain
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Best Western Atlantico Hotel Madrid
The Best Western Atlantico Hotel in Madrid is a stately building, topped by a French-style dome from which a great part of the city can be seen. Situated in the heart of Madrid, it makes the ideal lodging choice. This first class property is strategically located only 18 kilometers northwest of the Barajas Airport. This hotel does its very best to offer guests the best service possible so that they will feel as if they are at home. Guests will be able to enjoy a cafeteria and lounge with a panoramic view of Madrid and then retire to a comfortable room. Approximately 1000 meters separates the hotel from the cultural triangle composed of the three major museums: the Prado Museum, the Reina Sofia Museum and the Thyssan Bornemisza Museum.  A cordial and attentive staff is on-site to assist you with any needs that you might have. This property is moments away from fine dining, shopping and entertainment venues.
Best Western Hotel Carlos V, Madrid
The modern Best Western Hotel Carlos V is located in Madrid, Spain, within 400 metres of the Plaza Mayor, and 600 metres from the Royal Palace. The nearest metro station is Callao, and Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) is 11 kilometres away.  The Best Western Hotel Carlos V is a pastel-coloured, five-storey hotel with wrought-iron balconies.  There is complimentary Internet access in public areas, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby.  The Best Western Hotel Carlos V does not have its own restaurant but it does serve a buffet breakfast (surcharge).  There is a café and lounge bar, with wooden floors, chandeliers and upholstered armchairs. The Best Western Hotel Carlos V is within easy reach of many Madrid attractions, and the concierge can assist guests with tour and restaurant bookings.
Best Western Premier Hotel Santo Domingo, Madrid
Housed in an historic sixteenth century building, the Santo Domingo is decorated with a style in keeping with its rich history and tradition, filled with original artwork and antique furniture throughout. Situated in a quiet Plaza in the heart of Madrid, it is just 200 meters from the Royal Palace. Spanish and international cuisine is served in the relaxed ambience of the Best Western Premier Santo Domingo restaurant, decorated with warm colors and 17th century paintings. Guests can relax in the lobby with a complimentary newspaper, and plan excursions in the Internet corner or with the help of the multilingual staff at the front desk.  For business guests there are conference rooms, as well as banquet facilities. For fitness enthusiasts the hotel provides access to a nearby gymnasium. Visitors to Madrid are surrounded by attractions and art lovers are one kilometer from the major museums including the Prado, home to one of Europe's most renowned art collections.
Hotel AC Palacio del Retiro, Madrid
Built as a palace in 1908 and converted into a hotel in 2004, the AC Palacio del Retiro is a national heritage site, which features original sweeping marble staircases and stained glass windows. The hotel is situated in the city centre, 300 metres from the Prado Museum. The Reina Sofia Art Centre is 500 metres away, and the Running of the Bulls takes place at Plaza de Toros, five kilometres away.  Guests can work out in the fitness centre and then unwind in the sauna. Those seeking total relaxation can indulge in a variety of spa and massage treatments, including in-room massages. Diners can enjoy modern Mediterranean cuisine in a relaxed setting at the restaurant Indice. Before dinner, guests can enjoy cocktails in the bar, or relax and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Parents will appreciate the babysitting service.
High Tech Avenida Gran Via, Madrid
The modern High Tech Avenida Gran Via is located in Madrid, Spain, within 200 metres of the Puerta del Sol and 300 metres from the Royal Palace. Located just off Gran Via Street, this hotel is 300 metres from shopping at El Corte Ingles and 400 metres from Plaza Mayor. Almudena Cathedral is 450 metres away. The Prado Museum, the Reina Sofia Museum and the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum are all within 700 metres. High Tech Avenida Gran Via does not have its own restaurant but offers guests a buffet breakfast (surcharge) in its black and red breakfast room.  The hotel has meeting rooms for smalls groups and complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, with one Internet point for public use. Staff are available 24 hours a day to offer restaurant and sightseeing ideas and answer other queries, and there is a luggage room and discounted local parking. 
Hotel Asturias, Madrid
The Hotel Asturias in Madrid, Spain is 200 meters from the restaurants, shops and historical sights of Puerta del Sol. The Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen museums can all be found within one kilometer of the hotel. Madrid Barajas Airport is 22 kilometers away.  White marble floors, floor-to-ceiling mirrored pillars and a caramel-colored wooden reception desk decorate the lobby. The 24-hour front desk offers a multilingual staff to assist with child care or currency exchange. The hotel has an in-house bar and the El Principado Restaurant that serves Mediterranean dishes. The seven-floor Asturias Hotel's 175 guestroom amenities include in-room safes and windows that open. The ensuite bathrooms have shower/tub combinations.
Hotel Emperador, Madrid
The Hotel Emperador in Madrid Spain is located on Madrid's Gran Via. The theater and cinema district is 950 meters from the hotel. Prado Museum is less than two kilometers away and contemporary and modern art at the Reina Sofia Museum is four kilometers from the hotel. The lobby features marble floors and floor-to-ceiling pillars and an atrium. The 24-hour front desk offers amenities that include complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A bar on the roof serves light food. The seasonal pool on the roof of the Hotel Emperador offers spectacular views of Madrid's landmarks. The hotel's piano bar features a pool table. The hotel also offers a spa sauna and gymnasium. Famous Spanish painters, such as Pablo Picasso and Francisco Goya, are commemorated in the hotel's 10 meeting rooms. High-speed Internet access is available, for a fee. 
Petit Palace Alcala Torre, Madrid
Occupying an opulent early 1900s building in Madrid's historical centre, the contemporary, high-tech Petit Palace Alcala Torre lies 100 metres from the bustling Gran Via. Madrid Barajas Airport is 15 kilometres from the hotel, a 25-minute drive away.  This modern hotel offers complimentary wireless Internet access throughout and offers personal computers. Parking is available nearby for those arriving by car, while other practical amenities include a business centre, a 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities, safe-deposit boxes, and meeting rooms. Bicycles are available. Coffee, teas, and juices are available in the lobby bar from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Buffet breakfasts are offered on the 5th floor, with views of Madrid. Pets weighing up to 15 kg are permitted. Dog beds and feeding dishes are provided. Guests with pets should contact the hotel prior to arrival.
Petit Palace Londres, Madrid
The Petit Palace Londres is located in Madrid, Spain, 100 meters from Puerta del Sol square and Plaza Mayor, the central plaza of Madrid. The Royal Palace of Madrid is 500 meters from the hotel. The Prado Museum and Reina Sofia National Museum are one kilometer away. The Madrid Zoo is four kilometers from the hotel. Daily buffet breakfasts are served in the hotel's dining area on the fifth floor, while the hotel's cellar restaurant offers additional dining options.  Guests have free use of the hotel's bicycles. Business amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access and printing, fax and photocopying services. Complimentary newspapers are available in the lobby. Pets are welcome and and there is free-to-use pet bedding and bowls.
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