The oldest hotel in Madrid

The Gran Hotel Inglés is the oldest hotel in Madrid, having opened in 1886. Located in the center of Madrid, in the heart of Barrio de Las Letras, it combines urban sophistication with the glamour of the 1920s.

At that time the hotel was the hub of gatherings of artists and writers such as the renowned British writer Virginia Woolf. Many guests still ask in which room the writer stayed.

You will be able to visit the most emblematic places of the Spanish capital during a pleasant walk. All of them are within walking distance of the hotel.



Capital city of Spain since 1562, active and modern, offers countless attractions to its visitors.

Madrid is one of the most interesting and lively cities in Europe. It is one of the most amusing European capitals with more things to offer, anyone who visits it will definitely fall in love.

As expected, it is certainly a city of great and impressive monumentality, which among its highlights has a very peculiar medieval center, built at the time when the Habsburg dynasty reigned in Spain, Hence the name ”The Madrid of the Austrians’, and of course, its unique art gallery, the Prado Museum, one of the most important in the world.

Malasaña, Chueca, La Latina, Lavapiés… Madrid has thousand faces, and its neighborhoods are the latent proof of the diversity that reigns in the capital. Strolling through the neighborhoods of Madrid you can discover its most authentic essence, shop on the “Golden Mile” or enjoy its more alternative atmosphere.

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