Get an overview of this hotelLavish hotel opposite the Prado Museum
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Across from Prado
Built by King Alfonso XIII in 1910, this grandiose Madrid hotel is located opposite the Prado Museum and steps from the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, the Bourse stock exchange, and Retiro Park.
The fitness center is well equipped for workouts and offers luxe services like algae-based facial hydration; less arduous options include afternoon tea and shopping in the Ritz Boutique.
Hotel Ritz by Belmond's 167 guestrooms are individually decorated and furnished with handmade carpets, antique furniture, and ample wardrobes; all have free WiFi, TVS, minibars, and air conditioning.
- Good location
- Helpful staff
- Guestroom size
- Comfy beds
The Hotel Ritz by Belmond's experienced team of chefs, butlers, and conference managers assists at the range of meeting rooms (capacity for anything from two to 500 people), all five with natural daylight and ISDN connections for video-conferences. A 17th-century Parisian tapestry hangs in meeting room Alfonso XIII, with its 5.7-meter-high ceiling. Salon Real is the largest room, with a capacity for up to 250 people, theater-style. Beneath a large chandelier, the Ritz logo intertwined with the symbol of Madrid – a bear and strawberry tree – is inlaid in the parquet floor.
The business center offers secretarial services, telephones, fax, photocopiers, three computers, printer, and high-speed Internet access (surcharge).
Ritz Fitness Center is located on the mezzanine floor (next to the hairdresser) and equipped with cardiovascular equipment and free weights (complimentary). Sauna, massage, sunbed, manicures, pedicures, and facials are also available (surcharge). Special treatments include eye-lash dyeing, makeovers, and algae-based facial hydration.
The barber and hairdresser are located between the ground and first floors. Photographs of former clients – from the Spanish royal family to astronauts and assorted stars are on show.
- 24-hour front desk
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 162
- Year Built 1910
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Coffee shop or café
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Hair salon
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Health club
- Laundry facilities
- Designated smoking areas
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Express check-in
- Luggage storage
- One meeting room
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free self parking
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Wedding services
- Free WiFi
- Number of restaurants - 2
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Soundproofed rooms
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Turndown service
- In-room massage available
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Rainfall showerhead
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Satellite TV service
- Free newspaper
- Room service (24 hours)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Pillow menu
- LCD TV
- Free WiFi
Where to Eat
Goya Restaurant - Informally-dressed guests will be handed a jacket by staff to fit in with the regal atmosphere of this 570-metre high restaurant overlooking the Stock Exchange, with tear drop chandeliers, large draped windows, silver patterned fabric walls, and silver service. Although international cuisine does feature, Spanish specialties are always on the lunch and dinner à la carte menu. Cocido Madrileno (chickpeas, chicken, vegetable, beef and pork stew) is served every Tuesday and Thursday. Although the menu changes daily, Paella is always available on request.
Velazquez Bar - Cocktails and snacks are served in a relaxed atmosphere in this intimate, wood-paneled bar.
Lobby - Snacks and drinks are served all day but afternoon tea and scones with homemade jam and clotted cream accompanied by live piano music at the Ritz is, for some, as important as a trip to the Prado Museum. The setting is a huge room with two crimson handmade carpets, scattered with sofas and armchairs in maroon, caramel, blue, and green. A white marble statue is set in a scarlet alcove. Large plants attempt to reach the gilded high ceiling but don't quite make it.
Ritz Garden - In spring and summer, snacks, drinks, and à la carte dining from the adjacent Goya restaurant kitchens is served on the terrace garden, with sculptures, pond, and shade to protect from the heat of the sun. Afternoon tea moves from the Lobby to this prime spot, along with live piano music. There is space for 400 people.
Nearby Things to Do
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Manicures and pedicures
- Facial treatments
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 82.50 per night.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 30 per pet, per night
- Up to 18 kg
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No cribs (infant beds) available
- Breakfast fee: between EUR 24 and EUR 38.50 per person (approximately)
- Airport shuttle fee: EUR 133 per person (one way)
- Pet fee: EUR 30 per pet, per night
- Rollaway bed fee: EUR 82.50 per night
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We should mention
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.