This hotel is located in Alcalá Street, close to the Puerta del Sol at the heart of the city and within a short distance of the historical centre of the city, which is the area of most interest to tourists, featuring many tourist sights and squares. It is just 100 m to Plaza de Cibeles, which is known as the Paseo del Arte, with three of the city's most prominent museums situated here: the Museo del Prado, the Museo Tysen Bornemisza and the Centro de Arte Moderno Reina Sofía. It is just 2 minutes' walk to a range of entertainment venues; Madrid airport lies some 14 km away.This air-conditioned city hotel was built in 1920 and was lovingly converted to a modern hotel in 2006, with attention paid to the historical features. There are a total of 66 rooms, including 2 suites, spread over 14 floors. Facilities include a foyer with a 24-hour reception desk, a safe, 2 lifts, a café, room service, a restaurant, Internet access, a WLAN access point and an in-house laundry service.The carpeted rooms and suites all come with an en suite bathroom with a hydro-massage shower and a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, an Internet connection (as well as a computer in the more upmarket rooms), a minibar, an iron and ironing board, a double or king-sized bed, a safe and individually controllable air conditioning and heating and a hire safe.Guests may select their breakfast from an ample buffet. Guests can also enjoy with free non alcoholic drinks in the hall of the hotel.If arriving by car follow the signs to the city centre until reaching the Plaza de Cibeles. From here drive on towards Puerta del Sol to reach the hotel.