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Puerto Del Sol

The Puerto Del Sol is to the city of Madrid what Times Square is to New York City. Spanish for “Gate of the Sun,” it is called this for the rising sun visible at the east-facing gate each morning. This busy city centre is constantly bustling with people and is adorned with such iconic symbols as the statue of King Charles III of Spain, and a bronze statue of the bear and the Madroño Tree, the heraldic symbol of Spain. Puerto Del Sol is also the site of the cherished Madrileno new year’s eve tradition: a famous bell clock rings in each new year as locals enjoy the traditional eating of las doce uvas de la suerte, or the twelve grapes of luck.

  • Tour the fabulous Palacio Real, the official residence of the Spanish Royal family.
  • Travel along Madrid's oldest and longest street, Calle de Alcalá, which originates at Puerto del Sol, and see such sites as Edificio Metrópolis, Puerta de Alcalá, and Plaza de Cibeles.
  • Dance the night away in Puerto Del Sol as the locals do at a megaclub, a multi-story nightclub with many DJ’s that opens its doors at midnight and keeps the music going until 6 am.

The city of Madrid is served by the Madrid-Barajas International Airport. Those coming by train from outside of Spain can take the Eurostar train to the Atocha train station. Once you arrive, Puerto del Sol will be easy to find no matter what mode of transportation you take since it is a well-known landmark at the centre of the city. If you take the Madrid Metro underground train, take lines 1, 2, or 3 to go straight to Puerto Del Sol. You can also opt to take a taxi, a simple matter. Hiring a car is another option, but since public parking isn't widely available and you will be getting around the plaza on foot, it is much more convenient to take public transportation.

Hotels in Puerta del Sol

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1 Meninas Hotel Madrid

4 stars
3.7 / 5

Campomanes 7 Map

Stay 2 Nights & Save 10% - Non Refundable

Offering a classic atmosphere with elegant decor and warm hospitality, Meninas Hotel is an ideal place for you to stay when visiting Madrid, which is home to one of the Historic United of Recinto... More

2 Posada del Dragon

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

Cava Baja, 14 Map

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Posada Del Dragon Hotel Madrid features stylish accommodations highlighted by retro-inspired furnishings housed in a beautiful 19th-century building within the bohemian district of Latina. Guests... More

Great Location
Great location and staff. The restaurant it is associated with is also very good. Only downside is the room is the single room is a bit small (but adequate) and the shower drain isn't the lowest...
8 Jun 2015

3 Apartments Arenal Sol Square

2 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

Calle Bordadores 9, Bajo F Map

Travellers looking for comfortable accommodations near local attractions find an ideal base in the inviting and well-located accommodations of Apartments Arenal Sol Square. While in colourful... More

Great Location
These apartments are in a superb location and great value for money-very spacious, very comfy bed.
27 Apr 2015

4 Room Mate Mario

3 stars
4.2 / 5

C/ Campomanes 4 Map

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Offering excellent facilities and services, this hotel is an ideal place for a pleasant as well as a relaxing stay. GeneralAt leisure, you can relax at the lobby, which is also an ideal place to... More

5 Hotel Francisco I

2 stars
4.3 / 5 3 reviews

Arenal 15 Map

Stay and Save 10% - Non Refundable

Boasting fantastic location, the Francisco I Hotel Madrid offers warm atmosphere along with quality service that makes your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible. GeneralThis property... More

Perfect weekend hotel
The location of this hotel is great! We stayed with two kids and the room was really large. I really recommend this hotel!
20 Jun 2015

6 HRC Hotel

3 stars
3.7 / 5

Angel, 18 Map

Stay 3 Nights & Save 15% - Non Refundable

HRC Hotel welcomes travellers to well-maintained accommodations in a central location while in the historic city of Madrid. Visitors can stop by at well-known landmarks in the city like Palacio... More

7 Hostal Oriente Madrid

3 stars
4.0 / 5 3 reviews

Calle Arenal 23, 1Izq Map

Offering pleasant accommodation, this property provides an atmosphere of being at home while away from home. GeneralAt leisure, you can also visit the various splendid attractions of the city like... More

8 Petit Palace Posada Del Peine City Inn Madrid

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

Postas, 17 Map

Romantic Getaway!

With a wealth of history surrounding it, Petit Palace Posada Del Peine City Inn Madrid has 400 years of service as the very first hotel in Spain. The boutique hotel stands near the east entrance to... More

Great location, room OK, food not so good
You can't get any better with the location a block from Plaza Mayor near Puerta del Sol. The room is clean and functional but small, especially for the price. Minor issues we had were that the room...
25 May 2014

9 Eurostars Plaza Mayor

4 stars
4.2 / 5

Dr. Cortezo, 10 Map

Minimum 3 nights stay

Stylish and sophisticated, Eurostars Plaza Mayor makes for an ideal starting point for exploring heritage-rich Madrid. From this centrally located hotel, tourists can walk to Plaza de Espana and... More

10 Hostal Aresol

2 stars
3.6 / 5

Arenal, 6 3rd Floor Map

Hostal Aresol is located less than 100 meters from Madrids Km 0 in Puerta del Sol, in the pedestrian street of Arenal. Just in the touristic, old town, and commercial center of Madrid. A few meters... More

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