Hotel Ritz, Madrid: See the Goya Show at the Newly-Renovated Prado Museum

March 13, 2008 By:Mary Winston Nicklin

Hotel RitzMadrid's world-famous Prado Museum completed an incredible $208 million expansion project in 2007, incorporating various nearby buildings into the Prado in the creation of a Museo del Prado Campus. The old Cloister of the Jerónimos was restored and connected to the Prado, creating new exhibition space. Check out the newly-expanded Prado Museum while staying at Madrid's legendary luxury hotel situated just across the street from the museum. Since its opening in 1910 under the personal supervision of Cesar Ritz, the sumptuously-decorated Hotel Ritz has been a favorite of kings, heads of state, and film stars. The Hotel Ritz is offering the "Cultural Experience in Madrid" package just in time for the major Goya Show. Available from now until December 23, 2008, the two-night package for two persons starts at about $1,317 in low season and $1,476 in high season and includes:

*Two nights accommodation in a classic room

*Entrance to the Prado, Thyssen Bornemisza and Reina Sofía Museums

*One three-course dinner, excluding beverages, in the Goya Restaurant

*Daily buffet breakfast with Cava (Spanish sparkling wine) at the Goya Restaurant

*One bottle of Cava in your room

*Afternoon tea in the Lounge

*Roundtrip airport transfers in a private chauffeured car

*Complimentary Art Guide to the Prado

*Welcome amenities in room upon arrival

*Free access to the Wellness Center

Private guided visits to the Prado after hours and chauffeured tours of the city can be arranged by the hotel for additional charges.


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