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Sterling Hotel Madrid
Sterling Hotel Madrid

The Sterling Hotel Madrid is a modern and comfortable hotel that is 3 minutes walk from the central Gran Via road. The street it is in has good facilities, and on Gran Via you'll have access to some of the best theatres Madrid has to offer. For a 2 star hotel, the Sterling Hotel Madrid is well equipped and caters for tourists and business people.

Madrid Airport Transport

More Information How to arrange your transport from Madrid Airport to / from Madrid city centre

The Comfortable Salon In The Sterling Hotel Madrid
The Comfortable Salon In The Sterling Hotel Madrid

Hotel Facilities

The Sterling Hotel Madrid offers a laundry service, and you'll also find nearby public parking within 2 minutes drive.

There's a spacious lounge downstairs from reception, that makes a place to relax and read. There's also a café-bar, car rental is available through reception, and the reception has internet and a fax service.

Business Facilities

There are 2 meeting rooms available at the Sterling Hotel Madrid, the Alex I and Alex II. Combined they can hold up to 90 people. The meeting rooms are modern and airy.


In total the Sterling Hotel Madrid has 68 modern and comfortable rooms all with en-suite bathroom, satellite TV, phone, safe, CH and AC. The rooms are decorated in creams and rustic reds and I found them to have a minimalist and modern feel. A handful of the rooms have a small balcony with a view to the street.

Hotel Location And Facilities

The Street Leading To Gran Via From The Sterling Hotel Madrid
The Street Leading To Gran Via From The Sterling Hotel Madrid

The Sterling Hotel Madrid has many facilities within 100 metres on the same street, including: post box, herbal shop, tobacconists, banks, café and tapas bar. If you are feeling a little oriental then there's also a Chinese restaurant about 50 metres away in the direction of Gran Via. Or for convenience, there's a take-away pizza place right downstairs.

This area of Madrid is quite businesslike and there are several large companies with their offices between Gran Via and the Plaza España. By contrast, Gran Via itself attracts a lot of tourists due to the hundreds of shops there. There are also several theatres, tapas bars and cafes along Gran Via.

How to get to your hotel from Madrid-Barajas Airport

Booking your airport transport in advance online

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.

Book your airport to hotel transfer in advance 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 metroMetro: You can take various metro routes directly from the airport to arrive at Santo Domingo metro near the Sterling 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:

metroMetro: Nuevos Ministerios (Pink Line, L8) Then change and head for Cuatro Caminos (Grey Line, L6, Circular) Then change and head for Santo Domingo (Red 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.

Car Parking Near To Hotel Sterling Madrid

Car Park Name Address Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters
Garaje Pizarro Calle de Pizarro, 16 200 m
Garaje Reim - Plaza de España Calle de San Bernardino, 4 350 m
EMT Plaza España Plaza de España, 8 400 m
Opera Cuesta Santo Domingo, 5 450 m
Mercado San Ildefonso Calle de Fuencarral, 57 600 m

In A Nutshell

The Sterling Hotel Madrid is of a very good standard for a 2 star hotel. Its facilities for business people make it appealing for anyone planning to hold a conference. Meanwhile tourists will enjoy its central location and close proximity to the shops and bars on Madrid's main road.

Hotel Sterling
Calle San Bernardo, 29 - 31
28015 Madrid, España.

metroMetro: Santo Domingo (Red Line, L2) Plus 10 minutes walk.

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