Hotel Features. This soaring 15-storey hotel features contemporary architecture and has a seasonal outdoor pool served by a poolside bar. The on-site hair salon offers a variety of beauty services and there is also a newsstand and gift shop. There is a bar in the extravagantly marbled atrium lobby and multilingual staff at the concierge desk can provide tour assistance and other services. ATM banking is available and the public areas have wireless Internet access.
Restaurant L'Albufera at the Hotel Melia Castilla serves regional dishes with the traditional Spanish staple rice at the heart of many of them, including their signature dish, Paella. Cafeteria La Bodega offers drinks, coffees and snacks.
The business centre can provide secretarial services and a full range of meeting and conference facilities are available at the hotel.
Guestrooms. The 916 guestrooms are decorated in muted tones and have traditionally Spanish style furnishings. All rooms are equipped with satellite television with pay movies, complimentary high-speed Internet connections, air conditioning, safes and minibars. Other standard amenities include complimentary toiletries, bathrobes, bathroom telephones and makeup mirrors. Guests in the Royal Service guestrooms benefit from a 24-hour private reception area, a private lounge with wireless Internet access, complimentary newspapers and magazines, a turndown service and a pillow menu.
Expert Tip.Go to a match at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, one kilometre from the hotel, where the legendary Real Madrid play. Even for non-football fans, the colour, the noise and the atmosphere make for an unforgettable experience.
Classic Two Better than One: One queen bed or two twin beds. Typically Spanish decor and traditional furnishings. Complimentary high-speed Internet access. Satellite TV with pay movies. Complimentary newspaper. Hair dryer and makeup mirror.
Special Mini Non Refundable: If cancelled, this room is non-refundable.
Smart Non Refundable 7 days before: If this room is cancelled more than seven days prior to arrival there is no charge. If cancelled seven days or less prior to arrival, guests will be charged for one night.
From Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD):
Distance to Hotel Melia Castilla is 15 kilometres, approximately 15 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 to the hotel cost about 25 EUR, including an airport surcharge.
Getting around. 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.
- Restaurant(s) Bar/lounge
- Breakfast services Concierge desk
- Shoe shine Banquet facilities
- Dry cleaning service Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Meeting room (small groups) Wedding services
- Babysitting or child care Express check-out
- Laundry facilities ATM/banking
- Audiovisual equipment Medical assistance available
- Hair salon Poolside bar
- Beauty services Gift shop or newsstand
- Coffee shop or cafe Secretarial services
- Internet public area - wireless Elevator/lift
- Business center Conference room(s)
- Security guard Currency exchange
- Airport transportation (fees apply) Swimming pool - outdoor - Seasonal
Room Amenities: , , • Cable/satellite TV • Smoking rooms • Extra towels/bedding • Complimentary toiletries • Premium bedding • Pay movies • Window opens • Cribs (infant beds) available • Iron/ironing board (on request • Bathroom telephone • Direct-dial phone • Premium TV channel(s) • Bidet • Child care (in room, surcharge • Electronic/magnetic keys • Internet access - complimentar • Makeup mirror • Sewing kit • Shower/tub combination
Santiago Bernabeu (Real Madrid football stadium) - 1 kilometre| Shopping centre - 1 kilometre| National Archaeological Museum - 4 kilometres| The Sun Gate - 5 kilometres| Prado Museum - 6 kilometres| Plaza Mayor (main square) - 7 kilometres| Madrid Cathedral - 8 kilometres| Royal Palace - 8 kilometres|
Madrid Hotels - Melia Castilla