The Westin Palace - Madrid, Spain - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

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Rooms & Suites: 438 Rooms

Commissioned by Alfonso XIII in 1912 and constructed in classic belle époque style, The Westin Palace is located in the heart of Madrid. Celebrities and royalty frequent this monument of elegance...The Westin Madrid is fit for a king.

Literally. This Belle Époque landmark, built in 1912, was conceived by King Alfonso XIII. Facing the spectacular Neptune Fountain, this is considered one of the finest luxury hotels in the city. Every tastefully decorated guestroom and suite exudes turn-of-the-century grandeur, while incorporating all of the comforts that modern travelers have come to expect. You will enjoy unwinding in the spa, solarium and 24-hour fitness center, and you won't have to go far for an exceptional dining experience, with mouth-watering Mediterranean cuisine accompanied by an exquisite wine cellar at La Cupola. The Palace is just a short walk from the Prado Museum and major shopping districts, and guests should be sure to visit Madrid's rich collection of historical monuments. Explore the 9th century remains of the old Arab walls that surrounded the settlement of Magerit or La Capilla del Obispo, Madrid's only gothic temple, built in 1535. The lovingly restored 1537 Casa Cisneros is now Town Hall, and the 14th century Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales features a magnificent Renaissance stairway and significant art collection.

Accolades & Articles

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Trip Type

Business Meeting, Romantic Getaway, Wedding


417 rooms, 21 Grand Deluxe Rooms, 27 Suites: 1 Bedroom Suites, 2 Bedroom Suites, Junior Suites, Presidential Suites. 27 Suites - Junior Suites, One Bedroom Suites, Two Bedroom Suites, Presidential Suite. 21 Grand Deluxe Rooms - One King/Queen or two double beds. 417 Guest Rooms - All rooms are decorated in a classic but comfortable style with air conditioning, digital telephone system, voicemail and modem Internet connections (fee). The Heavenly beds offer a custom-designed pillow-top mattress set, topped by a down comforter and five queen and king size pillows to maximize comfort. The marble bathrooms have anti-mist mirrors, razor adaptors and bathrobes.


Golf, tennis, horse riding, and other sports activities available nearby. But the main attraction is culture: Your days will be filled marveling at the artistic, architectural, and historical wonders that fill the city. The Prado Art Museum, one of Europe's foremost art galleries, houses the finest works collected by Spanish royalty, including collections of Velazquez, Bosch, and Goya. Plaza Mayor's breathtaking square, where Kings have been crowned in centuries past, is one of Madrid's premiere landmarks and is still used as a music stage and an outdoor entertainment theater. You'll want to stop by the Royal Palace, which has more rooms than any other European palace and holds a mesmerizing library, while Retiro Park contains a combination of secluded gardens and wide-open spaces that makes it the perfect spot for an afternoon picnic. Other can't-miss sites include the Thyssen, in the newly renovated Palacio de Villahermosa, and the Reina Sofia Art Center, home to Picasso's "Guernico". Neptuno Fitness Club: State-of-the-art Health Club/Fitness Center open 24 hours, Massage therapy.


Located in the heart of Madrid, surrounded by famous palaces, museums, monuments, fountains, gardens and squares. The term "Golden Circle" is often used to describe the fascinating section of Madrid that's home to the city's most famous palaces, monuments, museums, fountains, gardens, and squares. Located directly in the center of this incredibly historic and culturally rich area is The Westin Palace, Madrid. This spectacular Spanish treasure ensures a stay in the lap of luxury and easy access to the gems the city has to offer. Prado Museum - 1 block Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum - 1 block Reina Sofia Art Center - 2 blocks Botanical Gardens - 2 blocks Retiro Park - 3 blocks Grand Via - 4 blocks Puerta del Sol - 4 blocks Plaza Mayor - 4 blocks Royal Palace - 5 km (3 miles) Santiago Bernabeu Stadium - 5 km (3 miles) Plaza de Toros (bullring) - 5 km (3 miles) Juan Carlos Exhibition Center - 11 km (7 miles)


Madrid-Barajas International Airport (MAD)

Airport Distance

9 miles/15 km/30 minutes

High Season

May through October