Gran Hotel Ingles

Madrid, Spain

At a Glance

  • This boutique hotel is considered one of the oldest in Madrid, dating back to the 19th century

  • Located in Barrio de las Letras, Madrid's literary quarter, the hotel is surrounded by art and culture

  • Gran Hotel Ingles combines contemporary style with Art Deco glamour and sophistication

  • Guests can enjoy creative Spanish cuisine and unique cocktails at Lobo 8 bar and restaurant

  • The wellness center is a welcome retreat after a busy day exploring Madrid
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Although the weather is pleasant most of the year, because of its elevated position Madrid can experience extreme and rapidly changing conditions. The best times to visit are spring, early summer and autumn as the temperatures are pleasant and the city not overly crowded. The MadrileƱos tend to leave the city during the high summer heat of late-July to August. Over winter, visitors can expect clear days with low temperatures and occasional snow.

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Description

Originally opened in 1886, the Gran Hotel Ingles is the oldest hotel in Madrid. Boasting a contemporary Art Deco style, this boutique hotel is located in the heart of the city and makes a luxurious retreat from the hustle and bustle of Madrid.

Dating back to the 19th century, the Gran Hotel Ingles combines the elegance of its past with contemporary style and modern amenities. Following a complete refurbishment, today the Gran Hotel Ingles offers high-end luxury paired with character through its Art Deco glamour.

The first hotel in Madrid to provide electric light and a restaurant, the Gran Hotel Ingles now boasts 48 elegant rooms harking back to the 1920s. Neutral colors and gold tones ensure rooms feel bright and airy, while the fabric and armchairs designed by David Rockwell provide the utmost in comfort.

The restaurant at Gran Hotel Ingles, Lobo 8, offers diners a creative menu of Spanish cuisine, based on traditional sharing dishes. Lobo 8 puts a contemporary twist on the sherry taverns, or tabancos, of Andalucia and incorporates produce from Madrid and the south. LobByto, the hotel bar, also serves a selection of traditional tapas alongside its elegant cocktails.

Egoiste Spa, the boutique wellness center at Gran Hotel Ingles, offers guests the chance to unwind after a busy day exploring Madrid. Relax with a rejuvenating therapy in one of the two treatment rooms or rest weary muscles in the Jacuzzi. Those looking to keep active during their stay can also make full use of the Gran Hotel Ingles's fitness center.

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Accommodation

The 48 rooms and suites at Gran Hotel Ingles are decorated in an elegant Art Deco style, combining neutral colors and luxurious hardwood floors. Rooms offer views over the peaceful inner courtyard or Calle Echegray, some offering small balconies from which to enjoy the view. All bathrooms have walk-in showers while the majority of rooms also offer free-standing bathtubs, which are, in some cases, located outside of the bathroom.

Childcare

Children of all ages are welcome at Gran Hotel Ingles, however there are no specific childcare facilities.

Facilities

Lobo 8 serves a Spanish menu with a twist, giving a contemporary feel to traditional dishes, taking inspiration from sharing plates of Madrid and Andalucia. For pre-dinner drinks or a light snack, LobByto bar offers delicious tapas alongside its fantastic cocktail menu.

Activities

Thanks to its location in the heart of Madrid, Gran Hotel Ingles is within easy reach of many of the city's main sights. A 10-minute walk from the Prado Museum, the Gran Hotel Ingles makes an ideal base from which to explore the cultural highlights of Madrid.

Experiences

  • Gastronomic walking tour of Madrid

    For an indulgent tour of Madrid, explore the city's fabulous food markets, accompanied by an expert local guide. Discover the history of the celebrated La Paz, San Miguel and San Anton markets and taste samples of some of the best local produce.

  • Tour of Toledo

    Famed for its rich cultural heritage, the beautiful city of Toledo boasts a unique and fascinating history. With your private guide, learn about the peaceful coexistence of Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures in the Middle Ages.

  • Visit Segovia and El Escorial

    Located to the north of Madrid, Segovia is a historic city boasting spectacular architecture. With your private guide, stop at the impressive El Escorial palace and monastery, before continuing on to the majestic Alcazar of Segovia.

Location & directions

Madrid, Spain

Gran Hotel Ingles is located close to Puerta del Sol, in the very heart of Madrid.

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