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From its friendly residents to its architectural grandeur, there's plenty to keep you busy on your Madrid vacation. Stay on budget and get a real taste of the Spanish capital with its stack of art galleries and museums. The Museo del Prado is free during the evening from Tuesday to Sunday. For the non-squeamish, the Bullfighting Museum (Museo Taurino) is also free.

With a vibrant nightlife that takes in everything from the opera to the outrageous, Madrid is a culture vulture's delight. Let CheapTickets lead the way with these budget-friendly highlights.

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Vincci Via 66

4 stars
4.2 / 5 39 reviews
Elegance and glamour with a modern Madrid twistGuests at the Vincci Via 66 enjoy its fabulous location between Plaza de Espana and Puerta del Sol in Madrid. With easy access to public transportation, major attractions and arts venues, and great restaurants, the hotel is well-suited to business and leisure visitors alike. The Vincci Via 66 was refurbished in 2007 and its fun, ultramodern decor plays well against its charming historic facade and grand marble staircases. Highlights Centrally located between Plaza de Espana and Puerta del Sol in Madrid, providing an excellent base for tourists and business travelersEnjoy breathtaking views from the hotel's glamorous rooftop terraceThe renowned Gran Via Theatre, a musical and theatrical venue, is situated close to the hotel RoomsThe 116 sleekly appointed guest rooms at the Vincci Via 66 feature crisp linens and clean, modern lines. Each comes with a flat-screen TV, a safe, air conditioning, a minibar and free broadband Internet access. Guests can ramp up the comfort level with the pillow menu, mood adjustable lighting, and blackout drapes, and the clean, modern en suite bathrooms come with complimentary toiletries. Five of the executive suites feature a private terrace, and there are three rooms specially adapted for handicapped guests. FeaturesThe recently refurbished, stylishly modern Vincci Via 66 is located near Plaza de Espana, steps from public transportation and Madrid's famed Gran Via Theatre, perfect for catching a musical or a show. The amenities include laundry and dry cleaning services, a currency exchange and ticket sales. After a busy day of sightseeing or work, guests can relax and enjoy stunning views from the rooftop terrace. The Vincci Via 66 also features a solarium and the spa, Nammu Corner, provides therapeutic services. Transportation Madrid bus service (0.1 mi/0.1 km)Madrid Metro (0.1 mi/0.2 km)Barajas Airport (10 mi/16 km)Taxi service available Attractions Plaza de Espana (0.2 mi/0.2 km)Monastery of Barefoot Royals (0.4 mi/0.7 km)Puerta del Sol (0.5 mi/0.8 km)Royal Palace (0.6 mi/1 km)Temple of Debod (0.7 mi/1.1 km)Cable Car (Teleferico) (1 mi/1.6 km)Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of la Florida (1.1 mi/1.8 km) Business Two small meeting rooms which each hold up to 15 peopleRooms are fully equipped with the latest technologiesFree broadband Internet access in rooms
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Aparto-Suites Muralto Madrid

3 stars
3.8 / 5 13 reviews
The hotel has 73 very spacious apartments of up to 42 square metres. They are soundproofed and air-conditioned and very well equipped with a kitchen , bathroom, wireless and ADSL connections free of charge, international channels, Digital + and TDT, as well as an electronic safe with enough space inside for a laptop computer. Its quiet location and the approachability and experience of the staff are just more factors appreciated by guests.
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Lusso Infantas

4 stars
4.2 / 5 37 reviews
Charming hotel in the heart of Madrid's cultural and commercial centerThis charming 19th century Madrid hotel has just 40 rooms, but its privileged location makes Lusso Infantas ideal for both business and pleasure. The location of Lusso Infantas is close to the cultural, historical, commercial, and financial centers of Madrid. Take a five-minute walk to Gran Via with its shops and cafes, or a 15-minute stroll to the park and museums. The Ex Libris restaurant has a Michelin recommendation and serves healthy Mediterranean and fusion dishes. The wine list is select with excellent Spanish and international wines.  3 Reasons To Stay:Located in the heart of the cultural, historical, financial and commercial centers of MadridFree cable Internet and Wi-Fi throughout hotel, including all roomsMichelin Guide-recommended Ex libris restaurant, which offers a wide range of cuisines and excellent service Lusso Infantas RoomsThe Lusso Infantas was built in 1882 and is now protected by the Madrid de Comunity. The hotel combines the original structural features such as the columns, pillars, and external facade with a modern and functional decor. The air-conditioned rooms are cozy and fully equipped with everything that a guest needs for a comfortable stay, including a plasma television and minibar. Do not assume that a small hotel with just 40 rooms would have limited room space. Guests at Lusso Infantas are often surprised by just how spacious many of the rooms are. To indulge in the height of luxury, opt for one of the eight superior rooms – it is certainly worth the price. These have the option of booking with or without breakfast. The rooms have free Wi-Fi and cable Internet.  Things To Do:City Center (0.1 mi/0.1 km)Puerto del Sol (0.3 mi/0.5 km)Museo del Prado (0.4 mi/0.7 km)Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza (0.4 mi/0.7 km)Gran Via (0.8 mi/1.2 km)Museo Reina Sofia (0.9 mi/1.5 km)
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Hostal Oriente Madrid

3 stars
4.1 / 5 21 reviews
Near Royal Palace and Metro, good value 3-star hostel with free Wi-FiThe superb value 3-star Hostal Oriente is housed in a lovely early 20th century building in the heart of Madrid, close to the Royal Palace. The lively area surrounding the hotel is full of cafes, bars and excellent dining choices. Metro service is available steps from the door, but most of the major Madrid attractions are within walking distance. The Hostal Oriente Madrid offers friendly service and comfortable accommodations with free Wi-Fi service, complimentary baggage hold, a computer for guest use, and hot and cold beverage machines. Highlights Great value 3-star hostal in an elegant early 20th century building close to the Royal Palace, Metro serviceFree Wi-Fi accessFree baggage hold service RoomsThe 34 clean and comfortable guest rooms at the Hostal Oriente are decorated in traditional style, with neutral colors, wooden furniture, and elegant floral bedspreads and curtains. The hostel has 19 double rooms and 15 singles, all offering air conditioning, a TV, safety deposit box and minibar. There is free Wi-Fi access in all rooms, and bathrooms, some of which are marble, all come equipped with a hairdryer. Although there are no in-room coffee-making facilities, there are beverage machines, including a coffee machine, located on the second floor. FeaturesThe 3-star Hostal Oriente, housed in a lovely early 20th century building, offers great value accommodations in one of the best locations in Madrid. Guests will enjoy being steps from Metro service and close to the Royal Palace and Cathedral of Almudena. Although the hostel has no restaurant, guests are spoiled by choice with all the cafes, bars and excellent dining choices in the surrounding area. The Hostal Oriente Madrid offers a free baggage hold room, and free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the building. For those without laptops, the hostel has a computer available for guest use. Transportation Madrid Metro service outside hostalMadrid bus service (0.2 mi/0.4 km)Barajas Airport (8.7 mi/14 km)Taxi service available Attractions Monastery of Barefoot Royals (0.2 mi/0.3 km)Plaza Mayor (0.2 mi/0.4 km)Puerta del Sol (0.2 mi/0.4 km)Royal Palace (0.4 mi/0.6 km)Cathedral de la Almudena (0.4 mi/0.6 km)Plaza de Espana (0.5 mi/0.8 km)Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (0.8 mi/1.3 km)Prado Museum (0.9 mi/1.4 km) Business Free Wi-Fi accessComputer available for guest useFax and photocopying services
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Villa Real Hotel Madrid

5 stars
4.2 / 5 18 reviews
Art lovers rejoice at hotel's private collection, proximity to museumsThe Villa Real Hotel Madrid is a grand 5-star hotel filled with precious artworks spanning centuries. Nestled on a quiet plaza in the Madrid city center, it is steps from the famous "Golden Triangle of Art" -- the Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Reina Sofia art museums. The hotel features luxury accommodations, including many rooms with private balconies or terraces. The elegant East 47 restaurant and bar serve modern Mediterranean cuisine. Meeting rooms and a business center are available. The hotel has parking and Wi-Fi access at a charge. Highlights Luxurious 5-star hotel is steps from the Paseo del Prado and across from the Congress of Deputies buildingChic restaurant and bar, East 47, features Andy Warhol artwork and serves creative Mediterranean cuisineMany of the guest rooms and suites feature a private balcony or terrace overlooking the Plaza de las Cortes RoomsThe Villa Real Hotel Madrid boasts 115 luxury guest rooms, including 12 duplex rooms, 12 junior suites and two suites. Interconnecting rooms and baby cribs are available for those traveling with children. Duplex rooms feature separate living room and terrace area, and some also have a Jacuzzi. Junior suites feature a balcony and separate living room. The Suite Real offers luxurious accommodations in rooms filled with precious artwork. The suite includes a hydromassage bath, music system and a champagne welcome. All guest rooms at the Villa Real Hotel are soundproofed and feature Wi-Fi access (fees apply). FeaturesThe classically designed 5-star Villa Real Hotel Madrid in the center of the city is steps from the Paseo del Prado. Art lovers will appreciate the proximity to the "Golden Triangle of Art" in Madrid and the hotel's own art collection of Greek pottery, ancient mosaics and paintings. Amenities include the Pop Art-inspired East 47 restaurant and bar featuring creative Mediterranean cuisine, meeting rooms and laundry service. Parking, Wi-Fi access and a breakfast buffet are all available at a charge. Transportation Madrid bus service (0.2 mi/0.3 km)Madrid Metro service (0.2 mi/0.4 km)Barajas Airport (10 mi/16 km)Taxi service available Attractions Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (0.2 mi/0.3 km)Prado Museum (0.3 mi/0.5 km)Puerta del Sol (0.4 mi/0.7 km)Plaza Mayor (0.6 mi/0.9 km)Royal Botanical Garden (0.6 mi/1 km)Centro de Arte Reina Sofia (0.6 mi/1 km)Royal Palace (0.9 mi/1.5 km)Plaza de Espana (1.1 mi/1.8 km) Business Five meeting rooms, capacity up to 220 peopleBusiness centerWi-Fi throughout the hotel
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York Madrid Tue, Jan 20 - Tue, Feb 10 $645
Los Angeles Madrid Fri, Jan 23 - Wed, Jan 28 $675
Miami Madrid Fri, Feb 20 - Fri, Feb 27 $725
Washington DC Madrid Mon, Feb 9 - Thu, Feb 19 $645
San Francisco Madrid Tue, Feb 3 - Mon, Feb 9 $1,001
Chicago Madrid Mon, Feb 9 - Mon, Feb 16 $645
Mexico City Madrid Tue, Jan 20 - Thu, Jan 29 $799
Boston Madrid Wed, Jan 14 - Mon, Jan 26 $645
Newark Madrid Wed, Jan 21 - Sat, Feb 7 $808
Barcelona Madrid Thu, Jan 1 - Thu, Jan 8 $122
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Madrid highlights

  • Madrid highlights
  • Playa Mayor

    The main square and city hub is spectacular. Surround yourself with stunning architecture and people-watch before exploring the stores and cafes under the porticoes. Weekend visitors will come across a market or two as well. You can find great bargains at the smattering of art and craft stalls for an authentic Madrid travel experience.

  • Museo de Reina Sofia

    This world-famous museum is a treat for those who like their fine art. Check out surreal works by Salvador Dali and iconic masterpieces by Pablo Picasso all in the one place. Entry costs around $10, but if you visit after 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, admission is free. For free entry on the weekend, visit on Saturday from 2:30 to 9 p.m., or Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • Palacio Real

    The lavish home of the royals dates back to the ninth century and is a total must-see on a Madrid vacation. The palace is smothered in marble, art, gold and stunning frescoes and framed by immaculate gardens. Admission costs about $10, or a few dollars extra if you want a guide. If you visit on May 18 (International Day of Museums), entry is free.

  • Buen Retiro Park

    Smack-bang in the middle of the city is this stunning piece of nature, El Retiro park. Take a break on your Madrid travels and rest beside the lake to enjoy the pretty flower gardens and old chapel ruins. Don't forget to check out the Palacio de Cristal, right on park grounds. Sweeter still: It's all free.

  • Madrid after dark

    Madrid is known for its nightlife. From live-music venues to tapas bars, there's so much to see and savor that you'll barely find time to sleep. If you want to stick to a strict budget, head to El Tigre. It may be teeny, but they provide free tapas with every beer and cider. La Taberna de la Tia Cebolla is best for a heartier meal and everything on the menu costs less than $6.

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