The Michelin Guide not only recognizes the best restaurants from around the world, but also awards prestigious distinctions to the most luxurious hotels. In this case, the maximum score that an accommodation can have is three keys, and in Spain there have been five who have achieved it, although only one is in the city of Madrid. And it is not neither the Four Seasons nor the Rosewood Villa Magna, who have two.

The title of best hotel in Madrid goes to the Mandarin Oriental Ritz, one of the most emblematic in the entire capital. This palace of Belle Époque It was inaugurated by Alfonso XIII in 1910, and after a deep reform Under the ownership of the hotel group, this five-star accommodation has managed to be crowned the best in the entire Spanish city in the Michelin Guide edition.

Old Palace in the Palace-castle of Olite.

The Parador located in the old palace-castle of the kings of Navarra

The impressive Mandarin Oriental Ritz in Madrid

Main entrance of the Mandarin Oriental Ritz Madrid hotel.
Main entrance of the Mandarin Oriental Ritz Madrid hotel.

The spectacular Mandarin Oriental Ritz Hotel in Madrid has a total of 167 rooms with all kinds of luxuries. It is located in the well-known Triangle of Art, very close to Retiro Park and has been welcoming all types of personalities for more than a century, so much so that it has become a another emblem of the city of Madrid.

The hotel has five bars and restaurants under the culinary direction of the chef Quique Dacosta, making guests have an otherworldly dining experience. Furthermore, it also has a awesome spa so that those who stay there can completely relax: there is a heated pool, numerous personalized workouts and many luxury treatments. Of course, none of them are exactly cheap, and spending a night at the Mandarin Oriental Ritz is the most expensive What can be done in Madrid.

This spectacular station was inaugurated in 1928 by King Alfonso XIII.  It quickly became the key rail connection between France and Spain.  Likewise, during World War II it was a refuge for Jews fleeing the Holocaust.  However, after its years of splendor it fell into abandonment in 1970. In 2002 it was classified as an Asset of Cultural Interest and at the end of this year it will become a luxury hotel managed by Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels & Resorts.

The Spanish train station converted into a luxury hotel praised by the Financial Times, The Times and Le Figaro

How much does a night at the Ritz in Madrid cost?

Presidential Suite at the Mandarin Oriental Ritz Madrid
Presidential Suite at the Mandarin Oriental Ritz Madrid

The rooms at the Mandarin Oriental Ritz in Madrid are the most luxurious in the capital, and obviously you will have to shell out a Big amount of money if you want to stay in one of them. You can spend the night in one of their basic rooms, as simple as they can be, for example. 1,400 euros per night, while if you intend to stay in his impressive Presidential Suite, you will have to spend a whopping 6,500 euros. Obviously it is not a cheap experience, but it is unique in the entire city of Madrid.

Sign up for the newsletter and receive in your email the best proposals for traveling in Spain and the world.