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When to Go

Spring and fall (October) are the best times to visit Madrid when the temps are mild. Book ahead to attend the city’s grandest fiesta in May.

Region: Spain

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The Westin Palace Madrid

The Westin Palace Madrid

Our 4.5-Star classification designates those properties with well-appointed, deluxe accommodations, extensive amenities and comprehensive guest services. Expect attention to detail and a warm and hospitable staff ready to cater to your needs. These superb properties offer a truly refined getaway. Half star indicates that the hotel/resort meets all criteria of the designated rating and exceeds in certain areas.
Plaza de las Cortes

Conveniently located near the Prado and Madrid's historic monuments, this regal building has been a center of Spanish society for more than a hundred years.

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Fast Facts

The world-renowned Bullfighting Festival of San Isidro is held yearly in Madrid to honor the Saint. At an elevation of 2,188 feet, Madrid is the highest capital city in Europe. Its name is derived from the Arabic word, magerit, meaning, ”place of many streams.”

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