Madrid

Bed

Designed Destination

Of its 12 distinctive floors, our favorite at the Hotel Puerta America Madrid is the third level,…

Puttin’ on the Ritz

Among the ritzy touches at the Hotel Ritz Madrid: Regular guests are entitled to their own fluffy…

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Fashion Foray

Venture to the inventive flagship store of fashion designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, who perhaps single-handedly…

Madrid Mall

The well-kept secret of local senoritas, Las Rozas Shopping Village is a chic collection of nearly 100…

Dish

Home Away from Home

Casa Lucio, in the lively La Latina barrio, evokes ancient times and all things Spanish. Sort of…

Past Present

Touted as the world’s oldest restaurant (possibly a stretch, but it does date back to 1725), tourist…

Fun Stuff

Regal Relief

Make like a foreign dignitary and visit the Royal Palace (Palacio Real). Take note of grand features,…

Cubist Cool

Seek out the stridently contemporary Reina Sofia Museum for Picasso’s Guernica, but stay for the Gris, the…

Bliss

Staying Afloat

Once best known for late nights that lasted until morning, Madrid has made an about face. Recently…

Sweet Indulgence

One of Madrid’s acclaimed spa and gymnasium getaways, Spa Premier is so big you could get lost…

Little Ones

Flying High

Take the Teleferico. This swinging cable car runs from the Paseo del Pintor Rosales to the Casa…

Row Your Boat

Behind the Prado Museum in the heart of the ritzy Salamanca district, El Retiro Park — once…

Futbol Fans

Soccer moms, here is your chance to impress your budding Beckham. Take him/her to Madrid’s most beloved…