5 Best Family Hotels in Madrid – A city break in Madrid with children. The capital of Spain since 1562, located at the geographic centre of the Iberian Peninsula and buzzing metropolis of culture, architecture and nightlife. Madrid is also a city of great monuments. Among its highlights are the medieval centre dating back to the Habsburg Empire and the Prado Museum. Due to its central location and high altitude, the climate of Madrid is characterised by warm dry summers and cool winters.
Madrid is the biggest city in Spain and the third largest in the European Union with over 3 million inhabitants (more than 6 million in its metropolitan area). So, lets check out some of the best family hotels in Madrid.
Palacio de los Duques Gran Melia Madrid
Lets start off with a touch of luxury and a look at Palacio de los Duques Gran Meliá – The Leading Hotels of the World. This exquisite family friendly hotel in Madrid is located 300 m from Madrid’s Royal Palace, the Royal Theatre and the Cathedral. It features a seasonal rooftop pool and a terrace with panoramic city views. Set on a 19th-century palace, Palacio de los Duques Gran Meliá – The Leading Hotels of the World is inspired by Velazquez’s famous paintings and has its own private lush historic garden. There is also a Thai Room wellness center and a 24-hour gym.
Rooms and suites at this hotel feature elegant decor, a 49-inch LED-TV, iPhone docking station, Nespresso coffee machine and free WiFi. The private bathroom includes a rain shower, bath, heated floors, and Clarins free toiletries.
Palacio de los Duques Gran Meliá – The Leading Hotels of the World offers 3 restaurants serving Spanish and French cuisine and wines. There is also a cocktail bar and a tea corner.
Plaza Mayor is 500 m from Palacio de los Duques Gran Meliá – The Leading Hotels of the World, and Sabatini Gardens are 300 m away. The Prado Museum is 20 minutes’ walk away.
Centro is a great choice for travellers interested in tapas, architecture and parks.
You had me at “Free Clarins toiletries…”
Pradero San Isidro Madrid
These fantastic family friendly holiday apartments in Madrid are just perfect for adventuring families. Complete with two bedrooms to allow the adults some privacy and wine time in the evenings, these excellent apartments are highly sought after. Set in Madrid, 3.5 km from Puerta de Toledo and 3.6 km from Plaza Mayor, Pradera San Isidro 1 offers accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning, a shared lounge and a terrace. Guests staying at this apartment have access to a patio.
The apartment is fitted with 2 bedrooms, a kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, a washing machine, and 1 bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a DVD player are featured. Puerta del Sol is 3.9 km from Pradera San Isidro 1, while Mercado San Miguel is 4.4 km away. The nearest airport is Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas, 22 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service. Carabanchel is a great choice for travellers interested in monuments, sightseeing and Old Town exploring.
Hotel Regente Madrid – Family friendly hotel
Hotel Regente Madrid is located on Madrid’s Gran Vía Avenue and 400 m from Puerta del Sol Square. It offers smart, simple rooms with satellite TV and Wi-Fi access. It is a beautiful, imposing building with stunning city views and an excellent location for tourists wishing to see the sights.
The air-conditioned rooms at the Regente feature parquet floors and light, elegant décor. They come with a private bathroom with a hairdryer.
There is also a convenient cafe, plus a breakfast buffet. My kids hearts sing at the mention of the word buffet!
Facilities at the Regente Hotel include a fitness centre and car rental service. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can help booking tickets for guided tours and live shows.
The Regente is located on Gran Vía, which is full of shops, restaurants and theatres. You can walk to the Royal Palace in 10 minutes.
Callao Metro Station, located just 100 m away, provides easy public transport connections with the rest of the city.
Room Mate Laura Madrid
What an intriguing name! And, it would certainly seem that this little boutique gem has plenty to offer families travelling to Madrid. This super sharp and trendy establishment is well worthy of consideration. Room Mate Laura is located in Las Descalzas neighborhood of Madrid, a place full of history, art and traditional restaurants. Just a short walk from Puerta del Sol and the bohemian neighborhood of La Latina. Right in the heart of Madrid.
The boutique hotel boasts 37 rooms, all of which are beautiful. Be sure to check out the luminous attics and two-level rooms – they’re really something special and unique.
During your stay you’ll enjoy the excellent service and premium amenities of a hotel including free Wi-Fi all throughout the building and city. Room Mate Laura also boast of the warm hospitality they offer likened to that of a friend. When travelling with little ones, a warm welcome is always a reassuring start, isn’t it.
Gran Via Capital – Family Hotels Madrid
Well, if its modern and polished terraces with incredible city views that you want, then Gran Vía Capital is perfect. Featuring free WiFi, Gran Vía Capital is 500 m away from Puerta del Sol. A seasonal pool with water jets, and a terrace with a chill out area are available. Apartments are available is various sizes to suit any families requirements. These luxury apartments feature a flat-screen TV. There is also a kitchen with a dishwasher, oven and a Nespresso coffee machine. Every unit features a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. A washing machine is available which is ideal for those with kids!
Gran Vía Capital also includes a fitness centre. Airport shuttle and private parking are available for a surcharge. Callao Metro Station is right next to Gran Vía Capital and two metro stops are within 150 m. The nearest airport is Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport, 13 km from the property. I would also like to add that their customer service and booking system is exceptionally user friendly, which is a breath of fresh air and it is very important to have that reassurance, particularly when travelling with children.