De Las Letras  4 stars

Gran Via 11, Madrid, Spain, 28013  show mapSave
From  US$ 200
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Editorial review:

De Las Letras Hotel dates back to 1917 when it was built and the public areas have retained original detailing like mosaic tiles. Rooftop bars are very popular in Madrid and this hotel was the first to have a rooftop bar. Needless to say, the rooftop bar is great, but the entire hotel is excellent, with individually styled rooms that have writer’s quotes written on the walls.

Verified Reviews:

  • Spa was a delight - Excellent steam room - Sauna and hot pool - Not a place to take the kids
  • Near to metro, shops, many restuarants - Jacuzzi on the balcony - Morning buffet is excellent
  • Good hotel - Rooms are very clean - Bed is very large - No tea/coffee making facilities
  • Located directly on gran via - Modern design - Staff was very friendly - Recommend it to all
  • Location is very convenient - Bathroom is large - Great value for money - Would stay there again

Overview

The 4-star De Las Letras H&R Hotel is situated at Gran Via in the centre of Madrid. There are lots of cinemas, museums, theatres, monuments and other sightseeing places like Puerto del Sol, Plaza Castilla, Plaza Mayor et Puerta del sol, Plaza de Cibeles around the property. Also Edificio underground station is next to the venue.

This decorated with motifs related to the world of art and literature 19th century building was totally refurbished in 2003. The vanguard interior of Virginia Figueras is encrusted with old-fashioned carpentry texts from the famed Pablo Neruda.

All 103 exclusive rooms having high ceilings, large windows and a different color theme are featuring phone, air-conditioning, bathroom, free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV and free computers for guests' use. Hotel facilities include a spa centre with hydromassage Jacuzzi, sauna and professional massages and comprise a library with a wide range of books and a large reading room. The lovely terrace offers a unique view and cozy restaurant is ideal to relax and enjoy fresh atmosphere.

De Las Letras H&R is a perfect accommodation for those who wants to visit the exciting Spanish capital city.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of rooms   103.

Location

hotel De Las Letras Madrid location

Distance to:

  • City Center - 400 m
  • Airport: Barajas - 14.0km, Torrejon Afb - 23.6km
  • Train Station: Atocha's Train Station - 1.5km, Estacion de Chamartin - 6.0km
  • Underground station: Chueca - 400 m, Sol - 500 m

Dining options

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs EUR 18 per person per night. 

Facilities

General
  • Parking
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Tour desk
  • Concierge desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible at a location nearby and the rate is EUR 28.89 per day.

Services
  • Laundry
  • Massage services
  • Limousine service
Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Internet Access
  • Business library
Meeting facilities
  • Conference facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Sauna
  • Steam bath
  • Exercise gym
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Smoking
  • Terrace
  • TV
  • Mini bar

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are not allowed

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free. 
  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is 1. 

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Rooms and availability

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    King Size Bed

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      Deluxe Room

      City view

      27m2

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        Superior Double Room

        City view

        King Size Bed - 30m2

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          Standard Room

          City view

          King Or Twin Beds - 27m2

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            Superior Room

            City view

            King Or Twin Beds - 37m2

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              De Las Letras LocationWhat's nearby

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              What's nearby

              Attractions for Tourists
              • Puerto del Sol
                300 m
              • Downtown
                400 m
              • 500 m
              Popular areas
              • City Center
                500 m
              General
              • Edificio METROPOLI
                100 m
              • Plaza Mayor et Puerta del sol
                400 m
              • Plaza de Cibeles
                400 m
              • La Puerta del Sol
                400 m
              • El oso y el madroño
                400 m
              • Palacio de las Cortes
                400 m
              • 400 m
              • Plaza Castilla
                400 m
              • Casa del Ratoncito Pérez
                500 m
              • plaza maria soledad acosta
                500 m
              • Fuente de la Cibeles
                500 m
              Shopping Areas
              • Fnac
                400 m
              • El Corte Ingles
                400 m
              Amusement
              • cortylandia
                500 m
              Monuments and Landmarks
              • Plaça Santa Ana
                500 m
              • Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales
                500 m
              Museums
              • Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando
                200 m
              • Museo Postal y Telegráfico
                500 m
              • Thyssen Bornemiza Museum
                500 m
              Universities, Institutes
              • Congreso de los Diputados
                400 m
              Theaters
              • Teatro Español
                500 m
              Underground Railway Stations
              • Chueca
                300 m
              • Sol
                400 m

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              • Petit Comite

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              De Las Letras Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at De Las Letras

              Average guest rating

              4.2
              out of 5
              Exceptional
              Based on 368 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Rooms
              4.5
              Service
              3.8
              Value
              4.1
              Location
              4.5
              Dining
              4.3

              Individual guest reviews

              • The hotel has been recently renovated, good value given the style and space in the centre of Madrid.

                Very noisy location and stuff is often unhelpful. The reception is narrow and gloomy, uncomfortable beds That is not a double bed. The bar gets busy at night and can become a bit smoky, the restaurant downstairs is really quite bad.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.5
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  3
                • Value
                  5
                • Dining
                  3
              • The location is good, standard of the hotel is excellent and and the waiting staff could be a bit more friendly. The rooms are very clean, the restaurant has some interesting dishes well presented.

                T warm enough for bath and music too loud at certain times in the bar.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.7
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  5
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  5
              • Location is really good and clean hotel full of charm and character. Staff are very friendly and dining room/lounge could not have been more accommodating. The morning buffet is excellent and all the personel is very kind.

                The bar was a nice moody venue for an early evening drink.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.7
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  5
              • Good restaurants on a street away from ', great location and the hotel is very well located and the building and the design are exceptional. Decoration is really interesting and the staff are friendly and helpful. The bed is very large, bar on roof top very nice.

                Poor service and beware of theft scam in Madrid, room should never have been assigned.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.1
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  5
              • Good restaurants on a street away from ' and within walking distance of all the main sights of central Madrid. Reasonable price and location, brilliant Hotel, the rooms are in a modern design style. Staff are efficient, polite and friendly, bathroom are very comfortable, the popular bar does a useful range of snacks.

                Extremely slow and unreliable internet, extremely expensive breakfast.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.3
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  4
                • Dining
                  4
              • Chueca just up the block and meters away from Downtown Madrid. Public areas were modern and decor was stylish. The staff were very helpful, room was excellent and bar snacks were tasty and reasonably priced.

                Street noise kept us from getting a good night', also, the bed was very hard, not comfortable to sleep on at all.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.7
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  5
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  5
              • Style and cool atmosphere, worth the price, room interior beautiful. Spacious comfortable public area and the subway is just 100m away. The staff is excellent, the bathroom is large and spotless, salads and the roof terrace looked great. The elevator only has a black light and the breakfast buffet is good.

                The hotel bar closed early on some days of the week, bad service and internet a bit slow.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.5
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  5
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  5
              • A good value for money and lovely view of the old buildings from our room. Excellent location for shopping /, citytour bus hop on hop off stops just across the street and and by walking distance, I can reach la Calle de Serrano, is very convenient for me. Staff is quite friendly, furniture are very tasteful and comfortable, as well as the mini bar also a box of Duchy biscuits and goodies for sale.

                My stay at Hotel De Las Letras was not enjoyable and service was a little slow. The free internet access was terrible.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.1
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  4
              • Location great design, excellent hotel and the Spa staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was large, facilities was very good.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.5
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  5
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  5
              • Good location, great hotel and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The bed was wonderful, tonic in the bar was superb.

                A little bit dark inside the room.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.6
                • Location
                  5
                • Rooms
                  5
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  5
              • Fantastic location right on the Grand Via and hotel as a whole are very modern.

                Worse, the front desk staff were incredibly rude we complained, the only downside to our room was that was quite noisy.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.1
                • Location
                  5
                • Rooms
                  5
                • Service
                  3
                • Value
                  4
              • The location was very good and the bar and the restaurant were terrific, the hotel was a very nice ending to our three weeks in Spain, the staff were friendly and helpful. The bed was really comfortable and breakfast was fine and had an excellent choice.

                Room was not well insulated.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.6
                • Location
                  5
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  4
              • Location and that is all i liked, the hotel is located in a wonderful area of the city of Madrid, staff are very friendly and helpful. The room service menu is good.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.4
                • Location
                  3
                • Rooms
                  5
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  5
              • Great value and location, very nice hotel, friendliness of the staff and the large, clean. Large rooms and bathroom, awesome bar, sofa were comfortable. The buffet breakfast was good, the receptionists were helpful and spoke English, we used the Spa one day and was a pleasant.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.4
                • Location
                  5
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  3
                • Value
                  5
              • The location is wonderful and the hotel is pretty well located right in the center of Madrid. Friendly staff speak good English.

                Room needs more light.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.3
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  5
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  4
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