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Madrid Holiday

What are the best places to visit in Madrid?

Getting excited about your trip to Madrid? Looking for a few pointers about what to do when you're there? That's where we can help!

Do yourself a favor. Don't go home without visiting the Prado Museum and Plaza Mayor. You're bound to have a memorable time taking in these famed sights.

You don't have to worry about a dull moment in this city. Royal Palace and El Rastro will keep you on the go. Plaza de Espana and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia are also some worthwhile attractions that won't disappoint.

Inquire about visiting hours at Almudena Cathedral. While you're here, why not take some time to close your eyes and reflect and reconnect with your spiritual side. There's a fabulous range of things to keep you busy in this destination. Love all things art? Feast your eyes on interesting works and find out the meaning behind them at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Still got some time on your hands? Pick up some cheese, crackers and a bottle of bubbly and enjoy a picnic at El Retiro Park. It's one of the most popular spaces to sit back and while away an afternoon.

What are the most popular activities for a Madrid holiday?

Holidays are pretty awesome to start with. But opening yourself up to the wonderful experiences on offer really does make them better!

Your trip to Madrid is just about to get a lot more exciting. There are heaps of activities on offer, including:

Take a look at our Madrid things to do page for a comprehensive list.

What types of accommodation options are available in Madrid?

On the hunt for a decent place to kick your feet up in Madrid? Browse through the national capital's 669 choices on Expedia and reserve your ideal room now! We've got luxury getaways and cheap holidays for every kind of traveller.

If you enjoy living large every so often, why not dig deep and indulge yourself at the Hotel Villa Magna (Paseo de la Castellana 22) or the Hotel Ritz (Plaza de la Lealtad 5)? The Casual Madrid del Teatro (Calle Echegaray 1) and the Artrip (Calle de Valencia, 11) have good guest reviews if you'd like something more budget friendly.

If you'd prefer to stay close to the Prado Museum, the Prado Apartamentos and the Hotel Palacio Del Retiro, Autograph Collection are both great options.

Is there an airport in Madrid?

Based just 8 miles away, Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) is the most convenient terminal to your destination. Buckle up your seat belt and make sure your seat is in the upright position — your well-deserved trip to Madrid isn't far off now!




Guide to Exploring Madrid


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NH Madrid Barajas Airport NZ$156
Reviewed on 28 May 2020
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NH Madrid Barajas Airport

NH Madrid Barajas Airport

Calle de Catamaran, 1, Madrid, Madrid
     
    4.3 of 5
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Appreciated their attention to dealing with Covid 19. We felt safe.

    Hotel Riu Plaza España NZ$170
    Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020
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    Hotel Riu Plaza España

    Hotel Riu Plaza España

    C/ Gran Via, 84, Madrid
       
      4.6 of 5
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      The room was lovely and the staff made you feel you were staying in one of the world’s best hotels. The breakfast buffet was one of the best I’ve had, with so many choices it was hard to try them all in 2 days. I had drinks in the lobby bar one night with a couple of small finger sandwiches. The ...

      Novotel Madrid Center NZ$182
      Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020
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      Novotel Madrid Center

      Novotel Madrid Center

      O'donnell 53, Madrid, Madrid
         
        4.5 of 5
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Very nice and clean rooms.Good food.Helpful staff.

        Palacio de los Duques Gran Meliá - The Leading Hotels of the World
        Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020
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        Palacio de los Duques Gran Meliá - The Leading Hotels of the World

        Palacio de los Duques Gran Meliá - The Leading Hotels of the World

        Cuesta de Santo Domingo, 5, Madrid, Madrid
           
          4.8 of 5
          5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Excellent location Exceptionally friendly staff. Nice outside courtyard

          Hotel Nuevo Madrid NZ$88
          Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020
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          Hotel Nuevo Madrid

          Hotel Nuevo Madrid

          C/ Bausa, 27, Madrid, Madrid
             
            4.2 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Very helpful and friendly staff. Clean spacious rooms. My only complaint would be that you did not have tea/coffee making facilities in the room.

            ME Madrid by Melia NZ$367
            Reviewed on 29 Feb. 2020
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            ME Madrid by Melia

            ME Madrid by Melia

            Plaza de Santa Ana, 14, Madrid, Madrid
               
              4.4 of 5
              4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              A very modern hotel. Perfect location. Very humble staff. Super neat and clean. Definitely recommend.

              Hotel Madrid Gran Vía 25, managed by Melia NZ$170
              Reviewed on 5 Jan. 2020
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              Hotel Madrid Gran Vía 25, managed by Melia

              Hotel Madrid Gran Vía 25, managed by Melia

              Gran Via 25, Madrid, Madrid
                 
                4.1 of 5
                3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Friendly & helpful staffs! This location is very convenient and walkable to all of the local Tourist attractions.

                Hotel Fenix Gran Meliá - The Leading Hotels of the World
                Reviewed on 2 Apr. 2020
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                Hotel Fenix Gran Meliá - The Leading Hotels of the World

                Hotel Fenix Gran Meliá - The Leading Hotels of the World

                Hermosilla 2, Madrid, Madrid
                   
                  4.6 of 5
                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  The furnishings, view from the window, staff and service was excellent.

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