Gran Hotel Inglés is Madrid’s oldest luxury hotel, a singular and unique space ever since it was first built in 1853. It was the first hotel in Madrid to have its own restaurant, located in one of the first streets with electricity. Gran Hotel Inglés is a unique Madrid centre hotel that combines urban sophistication with the glamour of bygone times. 48 rooms designed with relaxation in mind that will take you on an inspirational journey through time.
Luxury hotel rooms in Madrid’s city centre bring to mind the interior of a luxurious art deco salon: hardwood floors, walls lined with padded leather panels, bronze furniture and glass. Armchairs, fabrics and textures exclusively designed by David Rockwell create the perfect environment for an oasis of luxury, peace and relaxation.
THE BEST PLANS IN MADRID’S BARRIO DE LAS LETRAS
We encourage you to discover the best Barrio de las Letras has to offer, something different that you’ll love.
THE MOST EXCLUSIVE PLACES TO DRINK BEST COCKTAILS IN MADRID AND ENJOY THE BEST ATMOSPHERE
In this guide to the finest places for going out for a drink in Madrid you’ll find the best options for enjoying your favourite tipple.
MUSEUMS OF MADRID: THE ART TRIANGLE, A MUST-SEE NEXT TO THE BARRIO DE LAS LETRAS
Among the museums of Madrid, the Art Triangle is one of the must-see sights near the Barrio de las Letras. Find out more!
FLAMENCO IN MADRID, TRADITION AND EMOTION IN EQUAL PARTS
We invite you to discover the history of flamenco in Madrid and urge you to enjoy an unforgettable show at our recommended venues.
GRAN HOTEL INGLÉS FETED IN TRIPADVISOR’S TRAVELLERS’ CHOICE 2020 AWARDS
At Gran Hotel Inglés we’ve been feted in Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best awards, an honour we’d like to share with you.
SECRET PLACES IN MADRID TO ENJOY AND BE ENCHANTED BY
Come discover Madrid’s secret places on your next visit to the capital. Be enchanted by these amazing places!
THE GRAN HOTEL INGLÉS GETS READY TO WELCOME YOU
The Gran Hotel Inglés is getting ready to welcome you, applying the strictest safety measures to protect your health. Find out all about them!
BOUTIQUE HOTEL, EXCLUSIVE SERVICES FOR A DELUXE EXPERIENCE
A boutique hotel is a deluxe option for the most discerning guests. The Gran Hotel Inglés is your best choice: we explain why you’ll love it
MADRID'S LITERARY QUARTER, PAST AND PRESENT
Madrid’s Literary Quarter charmed Miguel de Cervantes, Tirso de Molina, Lorca and Quevedo. If you come here, you will love it too.
DELUXE PLANS FOR A WEEKEND BREAK IN MADRID
A weekend break in Madrid means enjoying a few unforgettable days to fall in love with the attractions of the capital.
Rooms at the Gran Hotel Inglés
Walking into the Gran Hotel Inglés, you enter a slice of the capital’s history. Its exquisite decor transports you back to days gone by, to an age brimming with sophistication, turning your stay into a luxury experience through time from the moment you arrive.
ENJOY A GLASS OF VERMOUTH IN THE BARRIO DE LAS LETRAS
Enjoying a pre-lunch tipple of vermouth in Madrid is an unmissable experience. It is a modern tradition that actually dates back years. Today we tell you all about its origin, the different varieties available, and where you can enjoy a good glass of vermouth in the Barrio de las Letras.
Interview with David Veguillas, Head Concierge at Gran Hotel Inglés
The world’s most elegant and sophisticated hotels not only offer their clients the best services and products, but also the best, most personalised and á la carte treatment.
Gran Hotel Inglés invites you to discover the authentic Broadway
Travelling to New York without moving away from Madrid? Yes, now it is possible.
The Prado Museum’s most elegant exhibitions
Declared a property of cultural interest in 1962 and just one year away from celebrating its first bicentenary, the Prado Museum is currently one of the best recognised art galleries worldwide, with over three and a half million visitors a year.
Exclusive galleries: a different plan in Madrid
“A luxury brand is still an industrial product; an artist’s signature on his work guarantees exclusivity. A unique piece is true luxury” Andy Warhol.
A night at the Gran Hotel Inglés: What our Guests Say
The Gran Hotel Inglés is an exclusive 5-star boutique hotel in Madrid’s Barrio de las Letras. This exceptional establishment is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World association, which recognises the best 375 hotels in the world.
Interview with Gran Hotel Inglés General Manager Javier Polo
Javier Polo is a well-known professional who has long experience in the hotel industry.
Jazz in Madrid
According to the experts, life is a lot like jazz… it’s best when you improvise… Improvise a weekend in Madrid and visit the best jazz halls in the capital.
Luxury Christmas at Lobo 8
The Christmas holidays are drawing closer. Madrid is more splendid than ever at this time of the year: the streets are full of light and they are dressed to the nines to bid farewell to the year and to see in the New Year.
Madrid’s oldest hotel to re-open after renovation
The Gran Hotel Inglés is in the cultural, shopping and entertainment nerve centre of Madrid, at the very heart of Barrio de las Letras (Literary Quarter).
Aromas of the past, fancy food, a luxury tapas and bites that belongs to the most traditional Madrid, sharing laughter, drinks. The kitchen staff at Lobo 8 are triumphing in Madrid with the useful recipe of putting all of the emotion of the magic of the Literary Quarter into their recipes.
In the 1920s, the hotel welcomed many literary greats, and also attracted international writers such as Virginia Woolf. Many American guests have ofte asked which room she stayed in.
Selecting the Crème de la Crème
Zenda.com, the prestigious online publisher of Arturo Pérez Reverte, has selected a range of titles exclusively for the Gran Hotel Inglés.
Welcome to the Heart of The Barrio de las Letras
Calle del Lobo
Calle Lobo, which, according to tradition, was named after a famous hunter who lived there and had a stuffed wolf mounted on the door of his house, was renamed Calle Echegaray in 1888, after the Spanish Nobel Prize winner, who was a regular at getherings and banquets
Indulge yourself; let yourself be pampered