The Abba Hotel Madrid offers car rental, laundry service, room service, parking in the hotel's garage, cocktail bar, non-smoking floor, room service, airport shuttle service and it has a restaurant that offers a combination of Spanish and Italian cuisine.
The restaurant is called the AbbaMia and has a delicious menu including: Fresh spinach, arugula and vegetable salad dressed with pine nut and raisin vinaigrette; and Grilled sturgeon on raspberry mousse and soy and sesame sauce. For dessert, one of the options was: Mascarpone cheese ice-cream with strawberry soup.
The restaurant is also modern and stylish, with a friendly and intimate ambiance. The hotel bar does a good selection of cocktails.
Guests from the hotel have free use of a fitness centre and indoor swimming pool that is 2 minutes walk away.
The Abba Hotel Madrid has its own specialized 'Convention Department'. They are on hand to help you arrange all kinds of meetings. There are 6 meeting rooms, the largest of which holds up to 60 people.
The hotel also provides: photocopying, fax, audio-visual equipment, and flip charts.
For business travellers who need the facilities of an office, there's a Business Centre that has computers, internet and other typical office equipment.
Facilities For The Disabled
There are several rooms prepared especially for disabled access.
There are 207 standard rooms, 22 Executive rooms, 4 Suites and 4 Junior Suites. The suites all have separate lounge areas with sofas. One of the best points is that they also have a terrace and a Jacuzzi. There are views across the rooftops of Madrid.
Each room has: en-suite bathroom, AC and CH, telephone, wi-fi internet, interactive satellite TV, minibar, safe, and a hairdryer.
Hotel Location And Facilities
The metro is 3 minutes walk away and from there you can get to the centre of Madrid in about 15 minutes. The central bus station of Avenida de America is just 1 stop away by metro. This is one of Madrid's main transport hubs and has bus and rail connections across the city.
The Avenida de America is a busy main road through Madrid and within 5 minutes walk of the hotel you'll find banks, and a few small café-bars. To escape the hustle and bustle you can also head deeper into the Salamanca district by heading towards the Avenida de America metro, crossing the main road of Francisco Silvela and heading for the road of Diego de Leon. This is one of the main roads in the Salamanca district and has several restaurants. Walking, this will take about 20 minutes.
How To Get From The Airport To The Hotel
Via Taxi: A taxi from the airport will be about 20 minutes depending on traffic volume. The following price includes airport supplement and is valid assuming there is no excess baggage (that all baggage fits inside the boot and interior of the taxi).
Taxi Fare: €22.00 - €30.00
Via Metro: You can take various metro routes directly from the airport to arrive at Cartagena metro, near the Abba Hotel Madrid. Line number 8 leaves from inside the airport between terminals 1 and 2. The quickest route is given below with the stations where you need to change listed:
Metro: Mar de Cristal (Pink Line, L8) Then change and head for Avenida America (Brown Line, L4). Then take the line to Cartagena (Orange Line, L7).
Via Bus: You can take a red EMT public bus from the airport to Avenida America. The number bus that takes this route is the 115. From there it's faster and easier to change to the metro, as it's only 1 stop more.
In A Nutshell
The Abba Hotel Madrid is a stunningly modern building on the fringes of one of Madrid's most exclusive districts. It is also close to the M30 ring road. It has a dedicated team of conference organisers, which is useful for business travellers. The added advantage is that all guests can use the nearby gym and pool.
Abba Hotel Madrid
Avenida América, 32
28028 Madrid, España.
Metro: Cartagena (Orange Line, L7) Plus 3 minutes walk.