The Principal Madrid

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 11 publications
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Top 4% in Madrid About the TripExpert Score

11 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

You emerge from the elevator into an unpretentious living room of sorts, a refreshing drink and panoramic views of the city’s belle epoque rooftops awaiting you. Full review →


Condé Nast Traveler

Opened February 2015. Penthouse restaurant Ático serves cocktails and modern cuisine by two Michelin-starred chef Ramón Freixa. Full review →



As far as location goes, the intersection of Gran Via and Marqués de Valdeiglesias can’t be beat—the best museums, squares, parks, and shopping streets are literally steps away. Full review →

In place of a spa there’s an intimate two-person wellness suite and sauna, just make sure to book your massage or facial ahead of time.


A five-star central Madrid boutique hotel in a landmark 1920s building, with fabulous city views. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Just off the pretty end of Gran Vía and within sight of one of its more charming landmarks, the Edificio Metrópolis, the Principal is a fine, central choice Full review →


Mr & Mrs Smith

Wedged between the historic city centre and the hipster Salesas neighbourhood, The Principal Madrid hotel has much to please in-the-know visitors. Full review →


Oyster 4.0

The Principal Madrid is a luxury boutique hotel housed in a 1917 building that integrates its historic architectural details with sleek, chic interiors. Full review →


Star Service Tick 4

At the very beginning of Gran Via near Banco de Espana, this historic building was converted from a midrange hotel to one of the area's best Full review →

Guests can request to borrow iPads from reception.

The Telegraph 8.0

The Principal is popular with a media and fashion crowd, as well as anyone who wants to be able to walk everywhere. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Since opening in spring 2015, the Principal Madrid has vaulted to the top of the city's social scene due to its spectacular views over some of the city’s most iconic and ebullient buildings. Full review →



The third property from Spanish hotelier Pau Guardens ticks all the boxes you’d expect from a modern abode in the Spanish capital. Full review →

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The Principal Madrid

5 Star Hotel theprincipalmadridhotel.com

C/ Marques de Valdeiglesias 1 | Esq. Gran Via, 28004 Madrid, Spain

Contact 011 34 911 23 25 93
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conferences
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Family Friendly
  • Accessible

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