Hotel Riu Plaza Espana

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Gran Via, 84 Madrid 28013

Ratings

Comunidad de Madrid'4

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Amenities

Room features and guest services

  • Calls (toll-free)
  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • View (urban)

Facilities

  • Extended stay
  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite gift shop
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Space (outdoor)
  • Space (private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference
  • VIP services

Recreational activities

  • Outdoor pool

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bus
  • Subway
  • Taxi
  • Train

Equipment

  • Loading dock
  • Portable walls
  • Staging area

Getting Here

Metro stop "Plaza España". Lines 3 (yellow) and 10 (dark blue).

Parking

  • Paid parking€32.50 / day

Distance from airport

  • 12.43 mi. from venue

Hotel Riu Plaza Espana Meeting Space

Total meeting space53,820 sq. ft.
Meeting rooms16
Largest room17,147 sq. ft.
Second largest room14,058 sq. ft.
Space (Private)53,820 sq. ft.
Space (Outdoor)9,688 sq. ft.
Exhibit Space53,820 sq. ft.
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Guest Rooms

Total guest rooms583
Suites16

Local Attractions

Puerta de Alcalá

Historical landmark
20 minutes away
The Puerta de Alcalá is a Neo-classical monument in the Plaza de la Independencia in Madrid, Spain. It is regarded as the first modern post-Roman triumphal arch built in Europe, older than the similar monuments Arc de Triomphe in Paris and Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. It was a gate of the former Walls of Philip IV. It stands near the city center and several meters away from the main entrance to the Parque del Buen Retiro. The square is bisected by Alcalá Street, although the street does not cross through the monument, and it is the origin of the Alfonso XII, Serrano and Olózaga streets. Its name originates from the old path from Madrid to the nearby town of Alcalá de Henares. Madrid in the late 18th century still looked like a somewhat drab borough, surrounded by medieval walls. Around the year 1774, king Charles III commissioned Francesco Sabatini to construct a monumental gate in the city wall through which an expanded road to the city of Alcalá was to pass, replacing an older, smaller, gate that stood nearby. It was inaugurated in 1778.
Plaza de la Independencia
Madrid, ES 28001

Gran Vía Street

Shopping
1 minute away
As the 5th Avenue in NYC, Gran Vía is the best shopping area of Madrid.
Calle Gran Vía
Madrid, ES

Royal Palace

Historical landmark
20 minutes away
The Royal Palace of Madrid (Spanish: Palacio Real de Madrid) is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family at the city of Madrid, but it is only used for state ceremonies. The palace has 135,000 square metres (1,450,000 sq ft) of floor space and contains 3,418 rooms. It is the largest royal palace in Europe by floor area. King Felipe VI and the Royal Family do not reside in the palace, choosing instead the significantly more modest Palace of Zarzuela on the outskirts of Madrid. The palace is owned by the Spanish State and administered by the Patrimonio Nacional, a public agency of the Ministry of the Presidency. The palace is located on Calle de Bailén ("Bailén Street") in the western part of downtown Madrid, east of the Manzanares River, and is accessible from the Ópera metro station. Several rooms in the palace are regularly open to the public except during state functions. An admission fee of €11 is required. Some days it is free.
Calle de Bailén
Marid, ES 28071

Puerta del Sol

Historical landmark
15 minutes away
The Puerta del Sol (Spanish for "Gate of the Sun") is a public square in Madrid, one of the best known and busiest places in the city. This is the centre (Km 0) of the radial network of Spanish roads. The square also contains the famous clock whose bells mark the traditional eating of the Twelve Grapes and the beginning of a new year. The New Year's celebration has been broadcast live on national television since 31 December 1962.
Plaza de la Puerta del Sol
Madrid, ES 28013

Debod Temple

Historical landmark
5 minutes away
The Debod Temple is an ancient Egyptian temple that was dismantled and rebuilt in Madrid, Spain. The shrine was originally erected 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south of Aswan in Upper Egypt, very close to the first cataract of the Nile and to the great religious center in Philae dedicated to the goddess Isis. In the early 2nd century BC, Adikhalamani (Tabriqo), the Kushite king of Meroë, started its construction by building a small single-room chapel dedicated to the god Amun.[2] It was built and decorated in a similar design to the later Meroitic chapel on which the Temple of Dakka is based. Later, during the reigns of Ptolemy VI, Ptolemy VIII, and Ptolemy XII of the Ptolemaic dynasty, it was extended on all four sides to form a small temple, 12 by 15 metres (39 ft × 49 ft), which was dedicated to Isis of Philae. The Roman emperors Augustus and Tiberius completed its decorations. From the quay, there is a long processional way leading to the stone-built enclosure wall, through three stone pylon gateways, and finally to the temple itself. The pronaos, which had four columns with composite capitals, collapsed in 1868 and is now lost. Behind it lay the original sanctuary of Amun, the offering table room and a later sanctuary with several side-rooms and stairs to the roof. In 1960, due to the construction of the Aswan High Dam and the consequent threat posed by its reservoir to numerous monuments and archeological sites, UNESCO made an international call to save this rich historical legacy. As a sign of gratitude for the help provided by Spain in saving the Abu Simbel temples, the Egyptian state donated the temple of Debod to Spain in 1968. The temple was rebuilt in one of Madrid's parks, the Parque del Oeste, near the Royal Palace of Madrid, and opened to the public in 1972. The reassembled gateways have been placed in a different order than when originally erected. Compared to a photo of the original site, the gateway topped by a serpent-flanked sun was not the closest gateway to the temple proper. It constitutes one of the few works of ancient Egyptian architecture that can be seen outside Egypt and the only one of its kind in Spain.
Calle Ferraz 1
Madrid, ES 28008

More

The Hotel Riu Plaza España, an iconic building situated on the Big Track, right in the heart of Madrid, is to become the new flagship of RIU in the Spanish capital. Following a complete overhaul, while preserving its historic character, the hotel is being reborn with the firm aim of becoming an icon of the city once again. Its modern facilities and the quality of RIU service make a comfortable stay both for visitors traveling on business and those seeking to explore the city. Your next event will be a guaranteed success. There is a wide range of conference and event rooms. Its more than 5000 m2 of space provides enormous flexibility for different configurations and a maximum capacity of up to 1,500 people. The rooms feature the latest technologies and spectacular views of the city as well as the assistance of a large team of experienced professionals who will always make your event a sure-fire success. High-end facilities This hotel features 582 comfortable rooms and suites equipped with the best amenities and an impressive Presidential Suite covering 168 m2 and 60 m2 with a terrace enjoying spectacular views. At the very top of the building, and enjoying 360° panoramic views of the city, is be the exclusive De Madrid Al Cielo Sky Bar and the 360° Rooftop Bar where in both you can immerse yourself in a pleasant, chilled-out atmosphere and enjoy sophisticated cocktails.

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High season
Jan 7 – Jun 15
Aug 25 – Dec 14
Shoulder season
Jun 16 – Aug 24
Low season
Dec 15 – Dec 31

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