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Est. 1886

Christmas at Gran Hotel Inglés

Madrid has always been magical at Christmastime, with the festive lights along its main avenues and on each of its balconies, its Christmas markets and that true Christmas spirit like no other throughout the city.


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Festive fun all around

Our concierges will help you with your festive plans so you can experience the true magic, and the very best, of Christmas in Madrid. Here are some suggestions:

  • Joy to the world: A Christmas-themed space at IFEMA Madrid with various activities and events, which will be running from 18 November. Marvel at the spectacular illuminations on foot or by car, experience the joys of its Christmas market, savour the delicious delicacies on offer and enjoy its many shows and activities.
  • Sweet Space: An interactive tasting adventure that will lead you to discover new flavours through various spaces and digital experiences.
  • Circo Price and Circlássica: Madrid’s long-standing festive circuses.
  • Naviluz: An evening tour bus that goes down Madrid’s most emblematic, and most beautifully lit, streets.

Our very own "Christmas market"

Find the perfect gift at our very own Christmas market, with a wide range of antiques and handmade items to choose from. Surprise your loved ones with a special present.

Gran Hotel Inglés is raring to embrace the magic of Christmas with its range of festive gifts. The team at “Arquitectura del Orden,” a small architectural design company, will bring along their collection of vintage pieces. There will also be small gifts, handcrafted items, decorative pieces and luxurious bed linen, with 7% of the proceeds going to the charity Cáritas.

9-12 December 
Free entry

Discover Madrid’s festive traditions

  • Plaza Mayor Christmas Market
  • New Year’s Eve Concert at the Royal Opera House
  • Royal Botanical Gardens Illuminations
  • Three Kings’ Parade 5 January
  • Exclusive visits of nearby art galleries/festive exhibitions

Special festive menus

Celebrate the holidays in style with a family break at Gran Hotel Inglés, savouring the delectable dishes on our special Christmas, Christmas Eve, New Year’s and Three Kings’ Day menus signed by Fernando P. Arellano, a two-star Michelin chef at the Zaranda Restaurant in Mallorca.


Christmas Eve Dinner: 
24 December (8:30pm) 
€150 per person

Christmas Lunch: 
25 December (1:30pm) 
€150 per person

New Year’s and Three Kings’ Day Lunch:
From 1:30pm 
€150 per person


New Year’s Eve

Enjoy an unforgettable Christmas at Gran Hotel Inglés, savouring the mouth-watering dishes on our special festive menus signed by Fernando P. Arellano, a two-star Michelin chef at the Zaranda Restaurant in Mallorca. You’re also invited to our New Year’s Eve soirée, with festivities and live music.

During your meal, there will be live entertainment brought to you by Verswings, an incredible quartet inspired by the great crooners (Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, etc.)

New Year’s Eve Dinner with live music, festivities, a ball and drinks: 
31 December (8:30pm-2:30am)
€385 per person


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