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Gran Melia Palacio de los Duques

Madrid , Spain

95 Excellent 948 Reviews
Historic palace hotel inspired by the paintings of Velazquez offering plush accommodations, garden, three restaurants including the Michelin-starred Restaurant Dos Cielos Madrid by Hermanos Torres, Thai Room Wellness Center, and a seasonal rooftop pool.
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  • Breakfast Daily
  • 40 Euro F&B Credit
  • Gift
  • VIP Status
  • WiFi
  • Upgrade

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Gran Melia Palacio de los Duques
Set behind an Elizabethan-style facade, the Gran Melia Palacio de los Duques is a luxury hotel in the heart of Madrid. Combining avant-garde flair with architectural splendor, the property offers a prime location next to the Royal Palace in the Madrid of the Austrias.

Occupying a former 19th century palace, there is a historic garden, and the styling of the guest rooms and suites is based on the Velazquez masterpiece, Las Meninas. Providing classical elegance infused with modern flair, accommodations have the latest technology, clean lines, and fine textiles. Plus, extra-long beds, minibars, and 59-inch flat-screen TVs.

For dining, the hotel offers three restaurants, including the Michelin-starred Restaurant Dos Cielos Madrid by Hermanos Torres with a locally-inspired menu and exclusive location in the area formerly occupied by the Palace stables. Coroa Royal Gallery & Garden combines contemporary cocktails with modern cooking such as tapas and dishes of the day amidst large reproductions of Velazquez paintings. Montmartre Restaurant provides a journey through Spanish and French gastronomy with wine playing a starring role.

The seasonal pool and whirlpool on the top floor of the property offers a solarium, cocktail bar, and panoramic views of the Royal Palace, Almudena Cathedral, and the district of the Americas. Massages and a variety of treatments are available in the Thai Room Wellness Center, and there's a 24-hour fitness center.

Exclusive Perks at Palacio de los Duques

Gift, F&B Credit, Upgrade, Breakfast and More in Madrid

SAVE $225+

Gran Melia Palacio de los Duques is a luxury urban resort offering 160 spacious rooms and 20 luxurious suites behind a magnificent Elizabethan façade. This beautiful hotel, completely inspired on Velazquez’s masterpieces is the former Palace of the Dukes of Ega and Villahermosa. The magnificent historic garden of over 1000sqm is a lush green scenery featuring a relaxing and peaceful oasis, the perfect place to enjoy an exquisite range of contemporary cuisine and delightful cocktails in the very heart of Madrid.

Guests making reservations through Five Star Alliance under the "Five Star Signature Package" or "Five Star Signature Suites & Villas" will also receive the following amenities:

  • Breakfast Daily
  • 40 Euro F&B Credit
  • Gift
  • VIP Status
  • WiFi
  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-in
  • Late Check-out
Terms and Conditions
Reservations must be made through Five Star Alliance under the “5 Star Signature Package." A buffet breakfast is provided for each guest daily in Coroa Gallery Lounge & Gardens. A 40 Euro food and beverage credit is included, once per room, per stay (excluding Dos Cielos Restaurant). Upgrade, early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability at time of check-in and departure.

Hotel Address:
  • Gran Melia Palacio de los Duques
  • Cuesta de Santo Domingo 5y7
  • Madrid, 28013
  • Spain

Location Summary
Gran Melia Palacio du los Duques is located in the heart of the city in the Madrid of the Austrias, next to the Royal Palace, Teatro Real, and the Almudena Cathedral.

Directions to Hotel
By car from Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD): Take M-12 from Barajas Airport and Av. Alhelies. Take E-5/A-1 in Alcobendas. Continue to E-5/A-1. Take M-40 direction to North West highway/Av. Puerta de Hierro/A-6 in Madrid. Take exit 23 A from M-30. Keep on A-g. Take Av. de la Memoria, Calle de la Princesa y Calle de Santa Cruz de Marcenado onward to Cuesta Santo Domingo.
Banquets & Meetings
9 meeting rooms with natural light, covered patio, a cocktail bar for private parties, catering, and state-of-the-art technology equipment.
Fine Dining On Site
3 restaurants including the Michelin-starred Restaurant Dos Cielos Madrid by Hermanos Torres with a locally-inspired menu.
Child Programs
Family Rooms and babysitting services.
Pool Outdoor
Seasonal pool and whirlpool on the top floor of the property offers a solarium, cocktail bar, and panoramic views of the Royal Palace, Almudena Cathedral, and the district of the Americas.
Spa Facility
Thai Room Wellness Center offers massages and a variety of spa treatments.
Theatre Museums
Property can arrange tours of The Royal Theater nearby.
Recommended Rooms
Family Supreme rooms have a king bed or two single beds and a separate living area with a plush couch offering a pull-out bed.


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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Dining
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums