Business Travel to Madrid

Posted: January 2, 2012 in business hotel, business travel, Hot Deals, Money saving

Madrid is a wonderful blend of historic city with a modern infrastructure. Its elevation of 667m (2,188 ft) makes it one of the highest capitals in Europe.

Madrid has one of the best public transportation systems in Europe. The Metro de Madrid has money saving tickets and great coverage around the city. This link will help when traveling around town.

Luxury Hotels

InterContinental offers a stay in an 18th century inspired palace. The inside however is 21st century chic and perfect for the executive on business travel. The hotel offers an incredible view of Madrid and has a full line of amenities including complementary airport shuttle service. Business Sense rate which include breakfast, unlimited high-speed internet, and a discount at the business centre: €564

Hilton Madrid Airport offers a two room executive suite. Room service is available 24/7 and there is on site dining. Complementary airport shuttle is available. Hilton business rate for the executive suite with breakfast, internet and paper: €382

Mid-Range Hotels

Petit Palace Santa Barbara has some unique features. It offers an “XXL” room that features beds that are longer and wider than normal. Doors and windows are also longer than normal. Free bike rentals, free WiFi, and free paper are among the other amenities. Executive single with breakfast: €346

Holiday Inn Madrid is in a central location for most business activities. And if you are a European football fan, the location so close to the Real Madrid’s stadium will thrill you. The roof top pool is a refreshing way to end a hot Madrid day. Business centre is available. Executive room with breakfast: €210

Confortel Suites Madrid lists the rooms as sober. They are minimalist; and they are packed with amenities. The suites have air conditioning, free WiFi, and free mineral water. There is also a pillow menu and living room for relaxing. Superior premium room with breakfast: €147

Money Saving Finds

Best Western Atlantico is a find in central Madrid. The French cupola on top is interesting and the renovations a newly completed. The rooftop bar is just the place to be on a warm Madrid evening to relax after a hard day at work. Free internet in public areas only. Superior room: €132

The Melia Castilla is a five star hotel with an incredibly reasonable rate. While there are very expensive rooms available, the classic room is huge by European standards. All rooms are air conditioned, 24/7 room service is available. There is a pillow menu available so the perfect pillow will await your head after a busy day. Non-refundable prepayment rate: €106. The same room with breakfast and the usual cancellation policy: €149.

Hot Deals

Check out the menu del dia (menu of the day) while in Madrid. Great for a late lunch (after 2 P.M.) these gems are budget stretchers. For €10 or so expect an appetizer, bread, main course, dessert and a drink. Why not walk off that meal by seeing a museum. Almost every museum in Madrid has a free admission day. Free always fits the expense account.

Another tip to stretch that budget is by securing your business hotel room through www.pouringpounds.com. Simple shop on Expedia, Hotels.com, Radisson, Hilton and more via via pouringpounds.com & get up to 10% cashback on your purchase. That leaves a little extra in the budget for another tapa.

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