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Location. The Wellington Hotel occupies an imposing eight-storey building located opposite the Retiro Park in the Art Triangle district of Salamanca in central Madrid, Spain. The Serrano shopping area, Botanical Gardens and renowned Prado Museum are all within one kilometre. Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) is 12 kilometres from the hotel.

Hotel Features. Madrid's Wellington Hotel combines traditional style with modern facilities, including lift access and air conditioning. Behind the hotel's stone and ironwork facade, a marble-floored lobby with pillars and contemporary artworks leads to a red- carpeted lounge area with chandelier, armchairs and sofas. Modern stained-glass windows are featured on every floor.

Guests enjoy Basque and nouvelle cuisine at the popular Goizeko Wellington restaurant. Kabuki Wellington serves sushi and sashimi with a Mediterranean twist. The casual La Llave de Oro restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A breakfast buffet is offered each morning (surcharge). Bar Ingles is a British-style public house serving beer and other drinks.

The hotel's meeting rooms, including the Duke of Wellington room with high ceiling and chandelier, can hold up to 250 people. Internet access is offered in the business center (complimentary) and in the lobby (surcharge). Computers, onsite valet parking and childcare are available (surcharge). The hotel also has a seasonal outdoor pool, spa tub and poolside bar, open from mid-June to mid-September.

Guestrooms. Decorated in classic style with high ceilings, the 261 air-conditioned guestrooms at Madrid's Wellington Hotel have courtyard or street views. All rooms include minibars, satellite television, wireless Internet access (surcharge) and safes.

Expert Tip. The bull-rearing owners of this Madrid hotel have welcomed celebrity bullfighters like Manuel Caballero and El Juli as guests.

Room Types:

Standard room:   Two twin beds with linen sheets and multiple pillows. One queen bed on request. 20 square metres. Some rooms have balconies. Rooms overlook the courtyard with pool or street; the latter have double-glazing. Desk. Wireless Internet access (surcharge). Television. Minibar. Marble bathroom with two sinks, magnifying mirror, and hair dryer. Safe. Daily turndown service.

Executive Room:   Two twin beds with linen sheets and a variety of pillows. One king bed on request. Larger than standard rooms. Some rooms have balconies. Rooms overlook courtyard with pool or street; the latter have double-glazing. Desk. Wireless Internet access (surcharge). Television. Minibar. Marble bathroom with two sinks, hair dryer, magnifying mirror, and special selection of toiletries. Slippers and bathrobes (larger in size by European standards). Safe. Daily turndown service. Welcome box of chocolates.

Advance Super Saver :   Two twin beds with linen sheets and multiple pillows. One queen bed on request. 20 square metres. Some rooms have balconies. Rooms overlook the courtyard with pool or street; the latter have double-glazing. Desk. Wireless Internet access (surcharge). Television. Minibar. Marble bathroom with two sinks, magnifying mirror, and hair dryer. Safe. Daily turndown service.

Driving Directions:
From Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD):
Distance to Wellington Hotel is 12 kilometres, approximately 25 minutes' drive.

Getting there. A regular underground metro service runs from the airport to central Madrid. The station is located in terminal 2 and is on line 8 (pink). The single fare is 1.75 EUR. An airport bus runs to central Madrid's Plaza de Colon terminal. The bus departs every 10 minutes and tickets cost 2.40 EUR. Taxis into the city centre cost about 30 EUR, including an airport surcharge.

Getting around. The Wellington Hotel is located opposite Retiro Park in Madrid's Salamanca district, one kilometre from the Prado Museum. The squares and narrow streets in central Madrid are best explored by foot. An extensive public bus and metro system offers a cheap and efficient way to get around the city. Single tickets can be bought from bus drivers or machines. A 10-trip Metrobus ticket, costing 6.40 EUR, is ideal for those making multiple journeys. Taxis can be hailed on the street and are reasonably priced. Secure parking is available onsite (surcharge).

Driving directions. From Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD):
Take the N100 towards Burgos/Madrid/Zaragoza and follow signs for N11/E90/Avenida de America/Madrid.
Join the N11/E90 and continue for six kilometres following signs for M30/Valencia.
Take the M30 and continue for one kilometre, then follow signs for Calle de Alcala into Madrid.
Continue along Calle de Alcala for two kilometres, then turn right onto Calle de Velazquez, where you will see the hotel.
  • Air Conditioning TV/VCR
  • Sauna Full Kitchen
  • Currency Exchange Business Center
  • Shoe Shine Rollaway Bed
  • Hot Tub Wake Up Service
  • Steam Room Laundry Facilities
  • Children Stay Free - Under the age of 12 Restaurant(s)
  • Safe-Deposit Box Conference Room(s)
  • Banquet Facilities Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting or child care Gift shop or newsstand
  • Concierge desk Meeting room (small groups)
  • Elevator/lift Security guard
  • Event catering Medical assistance available
  • Ballroom(s) Internet public area - surcharge
  • Swimming pool - outdoor - Seasonal Translation services
  • Breakfast services - Fees Apply Laundry service
  • Room service (24 hours) Computer rental
  • Comp newspapers in lobby Airport Transportation - Fees Apply
  • Internet public area - wireless - In the Lobby Concierge services
  • Audiovisual equipment

Room Amenities: , , • Makeup mirror • Sewing kit • Complimentary toiletries • Housekeeping (daily) • Cable/satellite TV • Pay movies • Window opens • Rollaway beds • Climate control • Cribs (infant beds) available • Iron/ironing board (on request • Soundproofed rooms • Bathroom telephone • Handheld shower • Premium TV channel(s) • Bidet • Electronic/magnetic keys • Child care (in room, surcharge • Direct-dial phone • Massage - available in room • Blackout drapes/curtains • Designer toiletries 

Alcala Gate - adjacent | Retiro Park - adjacent | Colon Square - adjacent | Serrano (upmarket shopping district) - 2 blocks | Prado Museum - 1 kilometre | Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum - 1 kilometre | Grand Via (shopping and entertainment district) - 1 kilometre | Botanical Gardens - 1 kilometre | Queen Sofia Art Centre - 2 kilometres | Puerta del Sol - 3 kilometres | Plaza Mayor - 3 kilometres | Plaza Espana - 3 kilometres | IFEMA (convention centre) - 10 kilometres

Madrid Hotels - Wellington Hotel
Location. The Wellington Hotel occu...
Velazquez 8 Madrid, 28001

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