Paella in Madrid

By | 13 May, 2014 | 0 comments

PaellaThe star dish of Valencia’s gastronomy is also served in Madrid, because Madrid is a melting pot of all the different parts of Spain when it comes to food. In the early 20th century there was an ‘invasion’ of Basque and Catalan restaurants in the city, as Catalan writer Josep Pla remembers in his Madrid diary: “The Basques have two monopolies in Madrid: the banks and the restaurants”. Read full article

Categories: blog, Gastronomía en Madrid, Guías Madrid, tourism

Cemeteries of Madrid

By | 9 May, 2014 | 1 comment

Cementerio AlmudenaWhy cannot cemeteries be tourist sites? It is the case in Paris, where the cemeteries of Montparnasse or Père Lachaise (famous among other things for being the resting place of Jim Morrison) receive thousands of visitors every year. Another example would be the Colon Cemetery in Havana, declared a National Monument of Cuba.

In Madrid, Read full article

Categories: Guías Madrid, tourism

Guadarrama Mountains

By | 29 April, 2014 | 0 comments

What would the region of Madrid be without the Guadarrama Mountains? With permission from the people of Castilla-La Mancha, it would reminisce of the vast plains that Cervantes immortalised in his famous work, a bit repetitive for our souls. Luckily, Madrid has excellent communications with its mountains, the Sierra de Guadarrama, which allow for many excursions, Read full article

Categories: Guías Madrid, tourism

Palacio de Cristal in El Retiro

By | 21 April, 2014 | 0 comments

Palacio Cristal RetiroEl Retiro Park has nothing to envy from other famous parks in the world. Integrated in the city today as one of its fundamental lungs, at the time of its foundation, its 358 acres (now 464) represented almost a quarter of the total size of the city, if one looks at the famous map of Teixeira from 1656. Read full article

Categories: Guías Madrid, tourism

Best Football Atmosphere in Madrid at Hotel Ateneo

By | 15 April, 2014 | 0 comments

Madrid has enjoyed the privilege this year of having the two best teams in Europe, as Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid reached the Champions League Final, the biggest football competition in Europe. If the atmosphere on the eve of the great games was always special, this year it has been even more. A unique occasion to sample it from Hotel Ateneo. Read full article

Categories: Guías Madrid, hotel, Leisure and Events Madrid | Blog Hotel Ateneo

Breakfast in Bed Hotel in Madrid

By | 17 March, 2014 | 0 comments

Would you like to start the morning at your own pace? You don’t fancy coming down to our restaurant to enjoy the first meal of the day? At Hotel Ateneo we have a breakfast-in-bed service so that your awakening in the centre of Madrid is as pleasant as possible.

If you’d like to enjoy our breakfast in your room and you are staying in some of our junior suite rooms, Read full article

Categories: hotel

Best Concert Halls in Madrid

By | 22 January, 2012 | 0 comments

Music has a special role in this in this multicultural project. The capital of Spain has very many venues that offer life gigs of all types of music with musicians from all over the world. In this article we would like to present you with a quick start guide to some of the venues with life music in Madrid. Read full article

Categories: Guías Madrid

“Luces de Bohemia” at Teatro María Guerrero

By | 16 January, 2012 | 0 comments


He was the master of grotesque, he developed his art exaggerating reality. Ramón María del Valle-Inclán was a real forerunner in Literature and now an updated version of his work can be enjoyed in the capital of Spain, Madrid.

Read full article

Categories: Arte y cultura

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid

By | 10 January, 2012 | 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid is a great city turned into a fashion show, where visitors will be able to enjoy all the latest trends, all the fashion that will be a hit this coming year. It will take place between the 1st and 5th February 2012 IFEMA, the exhibition centre in Madrid. Read full article

Categories: Leisure and Events Madrid | Blog Hotel Ateneo

Hot Chocolate and more… in Madrid

By | 19 December, 2011 | 0 comments

Spain is renowned for its gastronomy and its culinary history. However you don’t have to go to expensive restaurants or many different tapas bars in order to enjoy the delights of local food.

One of the most typical sweet things in Spain, and especially Madrid, is hot chocolate with churros. Churros are long dough sticks deep fried, Read full article

Categories: Leisure and Events Madrid | Blog Hotel Ateneo

«Previous page

Next page»