The Gran Hotel Velázquez is located in the old Salamanca district
On calle Velázquez, in a privileged area in the city center where the worlds of art, fashion, and business converge. The hotel is just 8 minutes from the Puerta del Sol Sol and 14 kilometers from the Madrid-Barajas Airport
Getting to the hotel – By car:
- From the north: Take A-II toward Avenida de América.
- From the south: Take Andalusia A-IV to the M-30/ M-40 northbound and exit at O’Donnell.
Public transport from the airport
Take line C1 from Terminal 4 of the airport to Recoletos station (approximately 20 minutes). From there, you can continue on foot (the hotel is just 10 minutes away).
From the Madrid-Barajas Airport, take line 8 of the underground to Mar de Cristal. Once there, change to line 4 and take it to Velázquez. From there, you can continue on foot to the hotel (approximately 5 minutes). The takes about 40-45 minutes.
You can easily take a taxi from the airport. The cost of the trip is approximately €20-25, and takes roughly 20 minutes.
Places of interest nearby
National Archeological Museum and Wax Museum
Retiro Park, Puerta de Alcalá
The Puerta del Sol, the Gran Vía, the Plaza Mayor
The Salamanca district commercial and business zone