The reception area has ornate tapestries hanging from the walls, giving it a stately air. There are a couple of regal looking chairs, a richly patterned rug.
There's a sauna and a gym. On the first floor there's a bar within the lounge. The lounge has big windows with a panoramic view over Gran Via and is a no-smoking area. The restaurant serves a breakfast buffet between 07:30 and 11:00. Public access internet on the first floor. There's also an airport shuttle service and a public car park 50 metres from the hotel. Laundry service available. Reception will take care of booking tickets for shows, and arranging car rental for you.
This Hotel Atlantico Madrid has a meeting room and can provide: video-conference equipment and fax and email service.
There are 80 rooms that each have: AC and CH, minibar, satellite TV, safe, and most have a small balcony and views to Gran Via. The rooms are each decorated differently, but the theme is cosy and familiar with floral patterns on the bed covers and curtains. Each has en-suite bathroom, which is in a modern style.
Being located on Gran Via, you have walking access within 5 minutes of a wide range of tapas bars, restaurants, shops and some of the best theatres. The popular 'Pans & Co' sandwich and coffee bar is 2 minutes walk away.
Next door to the hotel is a Nike sports store, that has a wide range of sports clothing. You can find a cashpoint within 5 minutes walk in either direction too. If you want to buy a few groceries, then cross the road, walk past Plaza Callao and down the hill (a total of a 5 minute walk) and you'll see the big department store El Corte Ingles.
Booking your airport transport online in advance of your trip enables you to travel from Madrid-Barajas airport directly to the door of your hotel.
The online booked transfers listed below are not public transport operated services - which means they continue to run even if there is a public transport strike.
If you don't speak Spanish, and you are unfamiliar with Madrid, arranging your transport in advance will give you peace of mind and save you the trouble of working out the route yourself. You can either book a private transfer or a shared transfer.
Private transfer (online booking only)
A private transfer means that the vehicle that you have will be dedicated for you and your party only. The driver will be waiting for you at your arrivals gate with a sign with your name on it. Your driver will assist you with your luggage and take you to a private air conditioned vehicle to take you directly to your hotel. We have provided a booking link below.
Minibus transfer (online booking only)
A minibus option is cheaper than the private transfer and the vehicle is shared amongst other travellers. Unlike a private transfer the driver will not be waiting for you at the arrivals gate you would need to make your way to a meeting point.
Follow the link below to book either your private transfer or minibus transfer online.
Public transport options
Via Taxi: A taxi from the airport will be about 35 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 Callao metro near the Atlantico Hotel Madrid. Line number 8 leaves from inside the airport between terminals 1 and 2. I've given the quickest route below with the stations where you need to change listed:
Metro: Nuevos Ministerios (Pink Line, L8) Then change and head for Alonso Martinez (Dark Blue Line, L10) Then change and head for Callao (Green Line, L5).
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 quicker to change to the metro.
The Hotel Atlantico Madrid is in a good central location so you can easily walk to facilities such as the bank, shops and theatre. It's a stunning building, that's easy to spot amongst the many buildings on Gran Via. It features a relaxing smoke-free lounge with panoramic views of the street below.
Hotel Madrid Atlantico
Gran Vía, 38
28013 Madrid, España.
Metro: Callao (Green Line, L5) or (Yellow Line, L3) Plus 2 minutes walk.