My 5 best vacation rentals in Madrid

Whether you are visiting the city for business or leisure, look at these vacation rentals in Madrid.

Travelling is much more than visiting a city. It is enjoying every moment without rushing or schedules. Travelling is discovering every corner and soaking up the culture and magic of Madrid, city of a thousand cities.

Then, get your apartment, an start experiencing a home away from home, while enjoying a unique experience abroad with your family or friends.

Discover the benefits of a holiday apartment: explore at your own pace, set your timetable and eat when and where you want. There is no need to rush back if you are busy shopping, utterly fascinated by an art exhibition or just sunbathing in the Retiro Park…

Booking this type of accommodation means you can shop for what you like, keep food fresh more easily and prepare something light, without fuss. Should you decide to eat out, the city has some excellent restaurants!

So feel like a local, at least for a few days, and choose from a budget pied-à-terre to sumptuous luxury apartment.

But with so many choices, how will you pick the best option?

No problem. I have done all the work for you and here is my personal selection:


My 5 best vacation rentals in Madrid

NQN Aparts & Suites: An eye-pleasing combination of crisp white walls, modern artworks and retro-style furnishings give this gorgeous building a real feeling of calm. Step outside, however, and just a block away is the central shopping avenue of Gran Vía.

These soundproofed holiday apartments can sleep couples to families of five and all come with open-plan kitchen-lounge-dining areas – perfect for chilling out after a day discovering this bustling city.

All the exclusive flats have everything you need to make you feel at home while you are away.

60 Balconies Art: Located in Plaza del Emperador Carlos V of Madrid, each of these stylish apartments offers a nice balcony with city views. Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities to relax after a long day sightseeing.

Make yourself at home in one of the 16 apartments individually decorated with chic and bright furniture. All of them come with hardwood floors and large windows, and a fully equipped kitchen including a coffee machine.

Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected.

Aspasios Calle Mayor: Situated right in the center of Madrid, next to the iconic Plaza Mayor, the 7 boutique apartments are located in a renovated building.

All the apartments are exceptionally bright, thanks to their high ceilings, crisp white walls, and hardwood floors finished in warm tones. The design is sophisticated, with simple, streamlined furniture, a neutral color palette of whites, browns, and beiges, and framed photographic prints decorating the walls.

They come equipped with the latest gadgets and all the amenities you will need for a perfect stay. You can cook, chill out on the balcony and use a high-speed WiFi connection to both work and to stay in touch with your friends and family.

Smart Collection Gran Vía Centric: Housed in one of the few contemporary buildings on historic Gran Via, this property’s concept is simple but well-designed. It focus on style and comfort, including a couple of perks such as a plunge pool and a gym, which are not typically available at holiday rental properties.

Interiors throughout have been designed with the outdoors in mind, featuring huge windows or glass doors that open onto terraces with stunning city views.

All units are done in a contemporary, streamlined style that combines wooden floors, gray-suede seating, pops of teal and yellow, and clean lines. Wiry metal lamps in black and brushed gold hues, small modular coffee tables, and light-wood finishes are hints of trendy Scandinavian design.

Arenal Suites: Located in the heart of the historic area known as Madrid de los Austrias, this locked and secured building at night offers you several spacious and elegant apartments. The premises are an oasis of tranquility in a constantly boiling environment.

Decorated with light brown and beige tones, each apartment includes nice and elegant furniture. All the apartments also come all the necessary stuff and are highly recommend people to stay here if you prefer to cook your own food.

And because most of them have a balcony, you can also spend some time looking around at what happens in the streets…


Map of the top 5 vacation rentals in Madrid

As always, you have all the information on a specific map of accommodation in Madrid. And remember, you can use this map at home and while you’re traveling in Spain. I explain you how to do it in the Madrid Traveller maps page, where you also have links to all the other maps.


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