The ME Reina Victoria is a contemporary, 4.5-star hotel on the Plaza de Santa Ana, within a 10-minute walk from restaurants, sights and museums, including Plaza Mayor, the Palacio Real de Madrid (Royal Palace of Madrid, the official residence of the Spanish royal family), the Museo del Prado, the Reina Sofia Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Historically popular with bullfighters (the bar was featured in Oscar-winning Almodóvar film "Hable con Ella" for its extensive bullfighting paraphernalia), the hotel's roster of famous guests includes Ernest Hemingway, Ava Gardner and Pablo Milanés.
Set in an elegant 1923 Modernist building, now with contemporary renovated interiors, this luxurious ME by Melia-concept hotel (signified by its trademark aromatherapy scents and cutting-edge music) is convenient for exploring the city. It's within a 10-minute walk from the historic Plaza Mayor, with its bars, restaurants and nightlife; a 4-minute walk from Puerta del Sol Metro station; and a 15-minute walk from the Palacio Real de Madrid, an opulent palace that celebrates the history and artefacts of the Spanish royal family, including works by Caravaggio, Tiepolo, Goya and Velazquez -- book an English-speaking guide for an insight into its fascinating history, and visit the Royal Armoury to see one of the world's foremost collections of tournament and military armour.
The sophisticated, modern, pet-friendly rooms have free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, along with iPod docks and hydro-massage showers. Upgraded rooms have balconies overlooking the plaza and Nespresso machines, while suites offer sitting or living areas, games consoles and whirlpool tubs, along with personalised services such as pre-dinner cocktails. Room service is available.
The hotel features a trendy rooftop bar called The Roof, which offers drinks and music with panoramic views of the city, and a spacious bar and restaurant decorated with bulls' heads and including an outdoor garden, which serves twists on traditional classics and tapas. The hotel offers the services of an Aura Manager, whose remit as a DJ, personal stylist and tour operator is designed to customise your stay. Other amenities at the hotel include a skincare and beauty salon with massages and other treatments, exclusive access to the gym and spa, with discounts on treatments.
Nightlife / entertainment
24-hour front desk
Airport transfer (fees apply)
Baby-sitting service on request
Express check-in / checkout
Laundry / dry cleaning
Room service (limited hours)
Safe in reception (fees apply)
Iron and ironing board
DVD / CD player & library
iPod/iPhone docking station
Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
Bathtub or shower
Parking (fees apply)
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Standard check-in time: 3pm
Standard checkout time: 12pm
Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 12pm
You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.
Know Before You Go
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 25 per person (approximately)
Fee for in-room wireless Internet: EUR 0 per stay (rates may vary)
Airport shuttle fee: EUR 30 per vehicle
Self parking fee: EUR 30 per day
Pet deposit: EUR 50 per stay
Pet fee: EUR 50 per pet, per day
Rollaway bed fee: EUR 30 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
From Madrid Airport, take the Cercanías (RENFE) train from Aeropuerto T4 to Atocha Metro station, Line C-1 (costs from £1-£2; departs every 30 minutes and takes 26 minutes) – from Atocha, the hotel is a 12-minute walk. You can also take the Line 203 bus from Aeropuerto T4 to Cibeles, then walk 11 minutes to the hotel. By car, it's a 17-minute journey, with taxis costing from £23-£27.
Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.
You will pay the hotel in the hotel's local currency. The rate displayed (in CAD) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.
The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.
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