Situated in the sophisticated district of Salamanca, only a mile and a half from Puerto del Sol and opposite the Retiro Park, this luxury hotel enjoys numerous shopping venues, restaurants, bars and local links to the public transport network in the vicinity. The airport is roughly 10 miles from the hotel.The situation is also ideal considering it is within the Art Triangle, an area of Madrid where the most notable museums, such as the Prado, the Thyssen and the Center of Art Reina Sofia, are located.This 8-storey top-class hotel was built in 1952 and renovated in 2002. The welcoming lobby offers a reception that is open 24 hours, a safe, a cloakroom and a currency exchange desk. Additional facilities include lifts, a café, a hairdresser's salon, a bar, a club, a TV room, an air-conditioned à la carte restaurant with a non-smoking area and highchairs for children, a conference room and an Internet terminal. Services include a room and laundry service, a doctor on call and parking facilities.We offer 261 rooms all decorated with a classic style which offer an elegant and cosy atmosphere. Our rooms will make you feel as if you were at home. We take pride in our tailored, linen bed sheets on every bed and the high ceilings of each room, a lasting reminder of last century's architecture. The sumptuously furnished rooms come with an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, Internet access, a minibar together with a fridge and a safe. They also include central heating.Guests are offered an outdoor swimming pool as well as a jacuzzi (only opened in summer season) and professional massages by Caroli Health Club. A wide selection of gastronomy. Our guests enjoy a careful 24 hour room service as well as a complete breakfast buffet available every morning. This hotel is proud to be one of the few places where every variety of bread, as well as cakes and pastries, are homemade everyday within the Hotel.