This hotel is located on the Plaza de las Descalzas Reales, only about 30 m from the Plaza Mayor, the Puerta del Sol, and the Teatro Real. Within an area of around 500 m from the hotel, guests will find the cultural and business centres of Madrid, as well as links to the underground network and further public transport. The famous Reina SofÃa Museum lies approximately 2 km away, it is around 4 km to the nearest railway station, while Barajas airport lies some 13 km from the hotel.--Constructed in 2006, this design hotel retains the traditional style of the 19th century and is ideally suited for both long and short stays. The hotel has a distinctive personality, and has been decorated by the famous interior designer TomÃ¡s AlÃa in an avant-garde style, where guests may enjoy open spaces that recall the New York loft style accommodation. On offer at this air-conditioned establishment are a total of 36 rooms including standard and executive rooms as well as a duplex penthouse suite. Facilities include a lobby area with a reception desk manned around the clock, lift access, a hotel safe, an Internet connection with WLAN, a breakfast room, coin-operated washing machines.--The rooms feature an en suite bathroom with hairdryer, a plasma TV, a telephone, complimentary Internet access (via WLAN), a kitchenette, a minibar, air conditioning, heating, a hire safe, a king-size or double bed, and either a terrace or balcony.--A complimentary breakfast buffet is served in the spectacular lounge.