We stayed for a week in July. This hotel is perfectly located near many of the major museums and galleries that we wanted to visit. Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofia are all within a few minutes walk. We didn't use the metro or take a taxi until our 6th day.
In keeping with the property, the staff are very pleasant, helpful and very well presented. David on the front desk, who gave us two outstanding restaurant referrals, deserves commendation.
We stayed in a standard single level room. They are small, but well appointed with high end finishes and beautiful marble bathrooms, suitable for a gay couple travelling together. Despite being a little cramped we still managed to be comfortable with two large and two small suitcases. The hotel room was equipped with a night light in the bathroom but was lacking a clock, this led to one missed breakfast, as the black-out blinds excelled at their role.
The roof terrace had a great view of the surrounding buildings. The pool was a little cold to swim and the gym facilities basic. However, each was clean and of a high standard, a perfect place to enjoy your complimentary glass of French champagne.
The breakfast buffet had a great selection of breads, cold cuts and cooked to order eggs. The coffee was decent also. We didn't eat at the hotel restaurants for any other meals, as there is a wonderful selection in the neighbourhood.
Definitely worth the spend for the position and friendliness of the staff.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A grand luxury five-star hotel located in the very heart of Madrid, in the museum triangle formed by the Museo del Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the Queen Sofia Foundation and just a few minutes away from Paseo del Prado, Puerta del Sol and El Retiro park.Located in a newly constructed building in the heart of the financial, political, commercial and cultural centre of Madrid, the Hotel Urban won't fail to catch your interest.With a marked Art-Deco style and opting for avant-garde architecture, the Hotel Urban is a boutique hotel from the 21st century, urban, design and ideal for exacting lovers of luxury who shy from conventionality. A charming, modern design hotel that has already become a point of reference. It stands out not only in the hotel panorama but also among Madrid's dining establishments and nighttime entertainment venues thanks to Europa Decó and the Glass Bar.Services102 guest rooms: 78 superior rooms, 10 junior suite duplex, 5 junior suites, 8 suites, and 1 duplex loft suiteEuropa Decó gastronomic restaurantGlass Bar oyster barLa Terraza del Urban cocktail barEl Cielo del UrbanBreakfast buffetBreakfast until 1.00 pm24-hour room service and mini-barWi-Fi in all areasBusiness centreFunction rooms and spaces for events: Nagha room, Khemer room, Nefer room, Egyptian Museum, lobby/atrium, terrace-pool and suite 132Outdoor swimming pool and solariumGymEgyptian MuseumCollection of ancient artParkingLaundry and ironing serviceDisabled accessSmall dogs allowed ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Madrid Urban Hotel
- Hotel Urban Madrid
- Urban Hotel Madrid