The Principal Hotel, Madrid

Calle Marqués de Valdeiglesias, 1, 28004 Madrid, Spain (show on map)

Expert reviews

New York Times review:

“Combining comfort and style in the rooms with a prime address for business, culture and night life, the Principal has a lot going for it. For guests who like rubbing shoulders with a steady stream of Madrid’s creative class, just head up to the roof.”

Telegraph review:

“The Principal is popular with a media and fashion crowd, as well as anyone who wants to be able to walk everywhere. With comfortable rooms and a calm colour scheme, it is a handy haven in the heart of the city and the chic roof terrace is one of the most coveted spots in Madrid for a drink in summer.”

Guest rating

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4.5 out of 5.0

Ranked 8th in Madrid


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All you need to know

The Principal Hotel is a five-star hotel located right in the heart of the city of Madrid. This fine establishment is a favorite among tourists and travelers for its quality services offered in the hotel and the excellent location of the hotel.

The hotel is situated right next to several restaurants and bars where guests are sure to have an excellent time. The Principal Hotel offers elegant and luxury room options such as Premium Double Room, Superior Double Room, Deluxe Double Room and Junior Suite. The Executive Double Room features VIP facilities needed for a luxury lifestyle.

The hotel offers guests proximity to some of the city most prominent places and buildings such as the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum which is just 400 m away from the hotel and the Placa Santa Ana which is situated at 600 m away from the hotel premises.

The Banco de Espana is located at a distance of 300 m away from the hotel while the closest airport to the Principal Hotel is the Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport which is about 13 km from the hotel.

The hotel rooms feature standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with cable and satellite channels, air-conditioning, a minibar and a private bathroom fitted with thoughtful touches such as free toiletries, bathroom slippers, hairdryer, and bathrobes.

Some rooms in the hotel come with butler service.

The hotel offers other services and facilities such as a 24-hour front desk service which helps guests with any problem encountered, airport shuttle, daily mid-service and dry cleaning.


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