The hotel is inside one of the few Art Nouveau buildings remaining in the historic part of the city, and was once the headquarters of the Spanish newspaper 'El Correo EspaÃ±ol'. The building dates back to 1890 and it was renovated in 2010. It is important to note that this is a gay-friendly hotel, where guests will find a high degree of tolerance and respect. The hotel offers a total of 17 rooms. Facilities at this air-conditioned design hotel include a lobby, hotel safe and cloakroom. Wireless Internet access is provided. The hotel offers a laundry service and garage (both for a fee). LocationThe hotel is located in the historic city centre, 100 m from the Gran VÃa of Madrid, between the famous districts of Chueca and MalasaÃ±a. Guests will find restaurants, bars and clubs around 2-5 minutes' walk away. In the local area there are many places to visit within walking distance, including the Plaza de EspaÃ±a, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Cathedral, Palacio de la Opera and Palacio Real. The major museums of Madrid can be reached in around 20 minutes' walk. Noviciado metro station is around 100 m away, Atocha railway station is some 2 km away and the Mendez Alvaro bus station is around 3.5 km away. Madrid-Barajas Airport is roughly 16 km from the hotel. RoomsThe rooms offer an en suite bathroom with a shower, bath and hairdryer. They include a king-size bed, direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, radio, Internet access and safe. A mini fridge, microwave and ironing set are also provided. The rooms have individually regulated air conditioning and heating. PaymentAmerican Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment at this establishment. NotesThe reception and check-in are open from 8 am to 10 pm.