Welcome to Madrid, a lively cosmopolitan and friendly city where everyone feels at home. A place for business and new trends, the capital of Spain offers a safe, comfortable setting where taking time out and doing business are equally enjoyable. Its rich artistic and natural heritage, cutting-edge transport network, quality accommodation, fine cuisine and the passion locals show when enjoying their city’s day and night life make it one of the most attractive cities in the world.

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Melia Castilla Hotel

Calle del Capitán Haya, 43

The Meliá Castilla is considered one of the most emblematic hotels in Madrid, with an appealing blend of perfectly balanced classic and contemporary styles, where peace and urban life are accomplices to delight all the guests.
The excellent location, a few minutes from Paseo de la Castellana, 15 minutes from Barajas airport and IFEMA exhibition centre, near Chamartín train station and the Real Madrid Santiago Bernabéu football stadium, makes the Meliá Castilla the perfect choice for your visit to Madrid.

lobbynewHow to get to the hotel from Madrid-Barajas Airport

Via Taxi: A taxi from the airport should take about 20 minutes and cost  €22.00 – €30.00  (including airport supplement), depending on traffic conditions and assuming there is no extra baggage (that all baggage fits inside the boot and interior of the taxi).

Via Metro: You can take various metro routes directly from the airport to arrive at Cuzco metro near the Hotel Melia Castilla. Line number 8 leaves from inside the airport between terminals 1 and 2. I’ve given the quickest route below with the stations where you need to change listed:

  • Metro: Nuevos Ministerios (Pink Line, L8) or Cuzco, Then change and head for Cuzco (Dark Blue Line, L10).


The official currency is the euro. If the amount of money that you carry in Spain or return home exceeds 6,011 euros, you must declare at the frontier.
Credit cards are accepted everywhere and massive is the presence of ATMs that can be used with any ATM card enabled to international traffic.

The electrical current is 220 volts.

You can expect an average temperature of 15°C during May, reaching a high of 22°C, and an average low of 8°C during the evening.