Close this search box.

10 best luxury hotels in Madrid 

Madrid is an amazing place to visit. If you’re looking to make your trip to this city a memorable one and can afford to do so, you should consider staying in one of the 10 best luxury hotels in Madrid. Imagine being able to enjoy the best view of the city, taste exquisite Spanish dishes, relax in a spa after a long day or have a drink on a rooftop without leaving your hotel! Below, you’ll find a list of some of the best 5-star hotels in Madrid.

Table of contents

Best luxury hotels in Madrid

Ready to find out which are the best 5 star hotels in Madrid? Let’s begin!

1. Four Seasons Hotel Madrid, newly opened

 Luxury Hotels in Madrid
Source: Booking

If you’ve ever stayed at a Four Seasons, you know the experience is second to none. This Four Seasons hotel is located in the heart of Madrid, very close to many of the major tourist attractions. It is only 10 blocks away from the Prado Museum and a block away from from Sol. Its rooms are spacious and equipped with everything you need to feel comfortable: air conditioning, flat screen TV, desk and free Wifi. They offer a wide variety of double rooms and suites.

The hotel also offers a fitness center, a wellness area with a spa and a swimming pool, ideal when you return from your long walks around the city! In addition, the hotel has a restaurant and a bar where you can try delicious dishes and drinks from the comfort of the hotel.

💡 Are you spending 3 days in Madrid? Check my 3-day Madrid itinerary to find out what to do each day and the best travel tips. You can also check the best free walking tours in Madrid.

2. Urso Hotel & Spa, combines luxury and elegance

 5 star hotels in Madrid
Source: Booking

If you’re looking for an elegant and luxurious hotel in Madrid, this is an excellent option for you. Welcome to this beautiful 5 star hotel built in a 20th century building! It has been renovated to a certain extent. The hotel is located in one of the best areas of Madrid, the city center (between Chueca and Chamberi), perfect to visit many beautiful places in the city.

This luxury hotel in Madrid offers double rooms, deluxe doubles, junior suites and family rooms. The rooms are decorated in a stylish way. The hotel rooms have air conditioning, a flat screen TV, minibar and private bathroom with shower and bathtub. It also offers a spa area that includes a Turkish bath, sauna and massage service. The hotel also provides access to a gym so you won’t have to skip a beat. You will be able to try delicious local dishes in Media Ración restaurant.

3. Palacio de los Duques Gran Meliá, one of the best luxury hotels in Madrid

palacio de los duques
Source: Booking

Majestic seems to be a good word to define this hotel. It is in a historic 19th-century building inspired by the work of Velazquez. This 5-star hotel in Madrid is located very close to the Royal Theater. In my opinion, it is one of the most special luxury hotels in Madrid. Below I will provide you with more details of the different amenities in the hotel, but I will tell you in advance that the hotel has an incredible roof terrace, a charming patio and a wellness center from which you will leave rejuvenated.

The hotel has an immense 1000 m² garden that functions as a green oasis in the heart of Madrid. You won’t lack food options during your stay at this hotel as there are many restaurants nearby. The hotel has three restaurants: Coroa Gallety & Gardens (Spanish cuisine), Montmartre 1889 (French and Spanish cuisine) and Dos Cielos Madrid (Mediterranean cuisine).

The hotel offers several double rooms, family rooms and suites where you will surely find peace and tranquility. All rooms are elegantly decorated and have a TV, coffee maker, rain shower, bathtub and toiletries. When you want to relax after visiting the city, you can head to the pool located on the roof, with a beautiful view of Madrid. You can also enjoy the hot tub, cocktail bar and tea area. If you still have energy left, you can burn some calories at their 24-hour gym.

4. Hotel Único, one of the best luxury hotels in Madrid

best luxury hotel in madrid
Source: Booking

This boutique hotel is very luxurious. This 5-star hotel is located in Salamanca; one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in Madrid. It was built on a completely remodeled 19th-century palace. Today, the hotel has 44 rooms decorated in an avant-garde style and equipped with everything you need for a perfect experience. You can choose between classic double rooms, deluxe double rooms, junior suites and luxury suites.

The hotel includes a gym, an exquisite private garden, a library, lounge areas and a wellness area with massage service. Ramón Freixa restaurant, awarded with 2 Michelin stars, is located in the hotel. If you prefer, you can spend some time at the bar, an English-style bar where you can have a good cocktail.

🏥 Remember it is very important to purchase travel insurance for Spain if you don’t have medical coverage in this country. I always use and recommend the company Heymondo, where I can offer you a 5% discount on your travel insurance.

5. The Principal Madrid, first 5-star hotel in Gran Via

The Principal
Source: Booking

If you’re looking for a luxury hotel in Madrid in the city center, you should consider booking a room here. It’s located just a few blocks away from many touristic places in the city like Thyssen-Bornemiza museum. An interesting fact about the hotel is that it’s the first 5-star hotel in Gran Via. This hotel offers amazing amenities such as a terrace and wellness center. 

The hotel has a total of 76 double rooms and suites. All rooms are luxurious and comfortable. It has a spectacular terrace with olive trees and water fountains where you can enjoy the best cocktails and the greatest view of the city. In Ático restaurant, located on the sixth floor, you can also taste avant-garde dishes in a beautiful space that still preserves that twentieth century feel.

6. Santo Mauro, one of the most luxurious hotels in Madrid

one of the most luxurious hotels in Madrid
Source: Booking

If you ever dreamt of staying in a French palace, you can make your dream become a reality by booking a stay in this beautiful building. The hotel is one of the most luxurious and unique hotels in Madrid. It is located in the exclusive neighborhood of Chamberi, near Castellana. It was once the home of the Duke of Santo Mauro. The French architecture in the hotel will make you feel like royalty.

Hotel Santa Mauro has 49 luxurious rooms (double rooms & suites). The hotel is surrounded by a charming garden as well. What was once the duke’s library is now that main restaurant in the hotel, and the meeting area were once, during the 19th century, large ballrooms. A gym and sauna are available for all guests. You’ll find many designer store nearby as well.

7. Gran Hotel Ingles, one of the best hotels in Madrid

one of the best hotels in Madrid
Source: Booking

This 48-room hotel manages to combine the sophistication of today’s urban world with the glamor of the past. This hotel is located in the heart of Madrid, 300 meters away from Puerta del Sol, and provides luxury, peace and relaxation. Its interior is decorated with stylish furniture, wooden floors and leather-paneled walls. The hotel has a restaurant that offers Spanish cuisine and a cocktail bar.

In addition, it is the oldest hotel in Madrid since it opened its doors in 1886. It was also the first to have a restaurant and one of the first buildings in the Spanish capital to have electricity. LobByto, a fine restaurant, is also located inside the hotel and offers homemade dishes, wines, champagne and limited edition liquors. A wellness center and a fitness club are also available for all guests.

8. Wellington Hotel & Spa, one of the best 5-star hotels in Madrid

luxury hotel in Madrid
Source: Booking

Are you interested in style and elegance whenever you visit a hotel? This place has you covered! This 5-star hotel is an amazing option for those who don’t mind spending the few extra bucks when they arrive in Madrid. It is located in the affluent neighborhood of Salamanca. You’ll be able to visit Parque del Retiro which is located 100 meters from the hotel.

All rooms are well-furnished and include A/C, minibar, flatscreen TV, coffee maker. The rooms have a beautiful bathroom with marble finish. Rooms are soundproofed as well. You’ll have access to the spa where you can enjoy an outdoor pool and massages. If you are a fitness fanatic, you can enjoy some time at the gym and then some time relaxing on one of the sun beds.

This hotel hosts 2 luxurious restaurants, one of them specializing in sushi! The other, Goizeko Wellington, offers gourmet Basque cuisine. It also has a cafeteria and an English bar.

9. Hotel Urban, has an amazing terrace

hotel urban
Source: Booking

This hotel is located in the center of Madrid, 300 meters from Sol and 200 meters from Thyssen. Hotel Urban is a pet-friendly hotel. During the summer, the hotel opens its roof, where you can enjoy a beautiful outdoor pool. It also has a bar where you can taste cocktails. CEBO restaurant, awarded with a Michelin star, is also part of the hotel.

The rooms are soundproofed and have air conditioning, flat screen TV, Wi-Fi connection, minibar, coffee maker and free toiletries. The hotels offers double rooms, junior suites and suites. They have a classic as well as modern style and feature stone and wood accents, in addition to having works of oriental art.

💳 To get cash in the local currency of your destination or pay by card, I recommend getting the N26 card. With the free version you can withdraw cash from ATMs with a very low commission and pay in another currency with the best exchange rate and no commissions.

10. Mandarin Oriental Ritz, amazing 5-star hotel in Madrid

mandarin oriental ritz
Source: Booking

This is easily one of the most luxurious hotels in Madrid. The hotel was built on a Belle Époque palace building. Today, the hotel has 100 rooms and 53 suites in a classic style. Everything is designed for you to enjoy your stay to the fullest.

You’ll be able to enjoy a fitness center, a wellness center (indoor pool, sensation showers, vitality pool and steam room) and 5 restaurants and bars. The hotel is located a few steps from the Reina Sofía Museum and is very close to many other tourist attractions.

Map: 5-star hotels in Madrid city center

On this map you can check all the hotels mentioned above:

Check my Spain travel guide if you are visiting other regions of this beautiful country.

I hope this blog post about the best luxury hotels in Madrid has been informative and has helped you pick a place to stay on your next visit to Spain. If you have any question or concern, feel free to leave a comment down below or email me. See you next time, traveler. 

↠ Book free tours and guided visits on Civitatis or GetYourGuide. I always use these platforms to check what organized activities there are at my destination.

↠ To pay with card in foreign currency or withdraw money from ATMs, I always use this card (there are free and paid plans). It works the best!

↠ Traveling with travel insurance to a destination where you don’t have healthcare coverage is a must. Get your insurance 5% cheaper with this link.

↠ If you want to have cellphone data at your destination from the moment you land and don’t want to waste time, there is nothing like this eSIM. Use the code “comeamaviaja” for a 5% discount.

↠ Check out Booking’s offers, a platform I always use, as I always find very good options thanks to its search engine with filters.

↠ For destinations where I need to rent a car, I always check Discover Cars and Auto Europe search engines. I recommend them!

↠ If you still need to buy flights for your trip, there is no better search engine than Skyscanner (although I always recommend booking the flight on the company’s website).

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *