Luxury in the heart of Madrid

In the heart of Madrid, and yet away from the crowds, The Principal Madrid Hotel is ideally located at the corner of Gran Via.


The Principal Madrid Hotel

Steps away from Puerta del Sol, Chueca, Justica, and Salamanca and inside a 1917 Spanish renaissance style building, the luxury boutique hotel opened in 2015 with 76 trendy, chic rooms.

The main entrance along a side street welcomes guests and visitors to the hotel and transports them up to the lobby on the 6th floor. Guests are privileged to their private elevator.

The property is a Starwood Partner hotel, which allows SPG members to book via their website for points and benefits.


The Rooms

Rooms start at 19 square meters for 170€. The hotel also offers Junior Suites with 35 square meters and a Gran Via Suite as big as 50 square meters. Facilities include an on-site gym and sauna, which comes in handy for this culinary city.



The star of the hotel is Atico, the lobby restaurant by Michelin star chef Ramon Freixa.

Atico proudly serves Spanish cuisine with refinement. The menu presents lunch and dinner selections, with a 20% discount off food for weekday lunch.

Guests, diners, and visitors can also enjoy the hotel’s La Terraza on the 7th floor, a rooftop terrace showing off panoramic views of Madrid.


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The Principal Madrid Hotel Lobby. This sitting area also serves as the cocktail bar lounge for the hotel, and a dessert lounge for the Atico Restaurant
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The Junior Suite. With a king size bed in the spacious 35 square meter suite and views of Gran Via
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The Junior Suite sitting area and sofa can also be converted into a bed for an extra person, with an additional 110€ charge per night
The Junior Suite workstation. Separated from the room by the entrance hallway for a quiet area to work
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Nespresso pods and tea are complimentary in the room for guests to enjoy at their leisure
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The Junior Suite bathroom. With a bathtub and shower and separated toilet for added privacy
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Atico Restaurante by Ramon Freixa. Offering 20% off for weekday lunch
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Gazpacho to open up your appetite and  start the meal on a refreshing note
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Ensalada de contrastes: dulces, amargos y acidos. Salad of contrasts: sweet, bitter and sour
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Las croquetas de jamon. A choice of a half order with 3 pieces or a full order with 6 pieces
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Rape ahumado al momento con costar especiada y sopa crema de marina. Monkfish smoked to order with spice crust and creamy marine soup
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Arroz socarrat de carabinero y papada iberica. Socarrat rice with red prawns and Iberian dewlap, or pork belly
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Transferred to the lobby lounge sitting area for coffee and dessert
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Crema Catalana envasada. Crème brulee in a glass


The Principal Madrid Hotel
Calle Marqués de Valdeiglesias 1
Madrid, Spain
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