Art lovers from every corner of the world travel to Madrid each year to enjoy the masterpieces displayed at the Museo Nacional del Prado of the Spanish capital city. The area surrounding El Prado galleries is perfect for a first taste of what Spain has to offer: monuments, traditional and modern architecture, fashion and gastronomy. So why not watch life go by while sitting at the terrace of a tapas bar or a “churrería”? Finding accommodation in Paseo del Prado in Madrid will also give you the chance to walk to the Retiro Park, the Reina Sofía Museum and the square known as Plaza Mayor. Furthermore, this spot is located only 13 kilometres away from the airport, a short journey easily covered by bus, train, taxi or private shuttle.
Read below for some recommendations of hotels near Museo del Prado in the heart of Madrid city according to your travel budget plan, from affordable to luxury ones.
Hotel in Madrid: Mora, two-star accommodation within walking distance to Spanish museums and galleries
This hotel is located at number 32 of El Prado Avenue, right across the street from Museo del Prado and next to the Caixa Forum Art Gallery and the Botanical Gardens. Even though its unbeatable location is its main strength, the Mora Hotel provides humble yet dedicated service to guests, offering individual, twin, double and triple rooms with in-room safe deposit box and TV with international channels, ensuite bathroom including toiletries and onsite café and restaurant.
During their stay, visitors can enjoy the complimentary WiFi connection, use the business facilities, get tips and advice on what to see and do in Madrid in different languages and leave their luggage until the time to head towards Adolfo Suárez-Barajas airport comes. Would you like to know more? Check nightly rates and availability for the Hotel Mora in Madrid here.
Four-star hotel in central Madrid: Mercure Madrid Centro
Opposite El Prado Museum in Madrid city centre, this establishment belonging to the Mercure chain is a great accommodation option for your trip to Spain. The area is extremely well-connected to other landmarks by bus and underground trains, and ensures you do not miss out on other art galleries such as the Thyssen-Bornemisza, a short stroll from the hotel.
If you book a room at the Mercure Madrid Centro Hotel, whether you travel on your own, with your partner or in a group, you will sleep on a large, comfortable bed and be spoiled for choice with their amenities for guests, free WiFi, buffet breakfast, dining options and business facilities. Air-conditioning, heating, safes, vending machines, car hire, laundry and room service are counted among the many advantages of staying in these non-smoking premises.
Luxury hotel near the Prado Museum in Spain
The NH Collection Madrid Paseo del Prado by NH Hotels is a five-star hotel conveniently situated halfway between El Prado and the Thyssen Museum, and offering beautiful views to the gardens and architecture of this area. All galleries, shops and restaurants can be reached on foot. Additionally, guests must be aware that this site is actually a 19th century palace preserving some of its original decorations. Today, it incorporates a gym, an onsite tapas bar, a rooftop terrace and modern rooms with Nespresso coffee machines, flat-screen TVs and designer private bathrooms.
The stunning views and the proximity to the museums in Madrid are not the only perks of booking a suite, a superior or a premium room at the NH Collection Paseo del Prado, travellers staying here also enjoy a healthy buffet breakfast, free WiFI, parking spaces, room service, concierge service, currency exchange, dry cleaning and meeting rooms. The building is adapted for people with reduced mobility.
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