With a fantastic range of superb deals available all year round, hotels in Madrid have the expertise to cater for every budget. Madrid hotels cater for penny pinchers and millionaires alike. Make life easy and book into one of the trendy 4-star hotels or exclusive 5-star hotels right in the heart of the city. Whether you’re looking for a weekend city break or a week-long family holiday, Madrid has got it covered.
Families visiting Madrid will be spoilt for choice with the amount of child-friendly attractions. Located in the Casa de Campo Park, Madrid Zoo Aquarium is not to be missed. See the giant pandas, catch the bird of prey show or get your photograph taken with the dolphins. Little kids will especially love feeding the giraffes. Older kids driving you mad? Bribe them into good behaviour by promising a trip to Madrid’s best theme park – Parque Warner. With a host of attractions, rides and rollercoasters for all the family, it is easy to spend an entire day here. Thrill seekers will love the Superman Coaster while the little ones will adore the water rides in Toon Village.
Brimming with first-class museums, art galleries and churches, Madrid is an ideal destination for those looking to expand their cultural repertoire with some sightseeing. Kill two birds with one stone by visiting the awe-inspiring Royal Palace. Wander around the majestic Sabatini Gardens before heading inside to view the incredibly opulent private apartments of Charles III. Containing a wealth of art including masterpieces from Caravaggio, Velázquez and Goya, the palace is a joy to wander around. Of particular interest is the Royal Armoury which contains a superb collection of original tournament armour from Emperor Charles V.
While in this part of town, it would be a shame not to visit the atmospheric Almudena Cathedral, just across the courtyard. An eclectic mix of architectural styles, the cathedral also houses a museum full of sacred relics. Make your way to the viewing platform on the roof for some of the most panoramic views of the city – definitely worth the climb!
Recharge your batteries in one of the city’s finest spa hotels before tackling the shops. Splash the cash on an elegant keepsake in ABC Serrano or bag a bargain in El Rastro, Madrid’s most popular flea market. Wallet feeling a bit light? Take advantage of some of the great offers available in the nearby boutique hotels or try to find a discount in one of the city’s luxury hotels. Happily, Madrid also has an endless number of options for evening entertainment. Trendy bars, funky nightclubs, romantic restaurants and an infinite number of theatres ensure that you'll have a great night out, whatever your preferences. Enjoy!