Hotel in the centre of Madrid

We are located in the historical and commercial centre of Madrid, just a few yards away from the Puerta del Sol, a strategic location for your tourist visits by foot; the museums of El Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Reina Sofía are located just a few minutes walk away, as is the Círculo de las Bellas Artes (Fine Arts Circle). From our central hotel on Calle Montera, 22, you can also walk in just a few minutes to the Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace (Palacio Real), the Royal Theatre (Teatro Real) and other emblematic places such as the Fountain of Cibeles, the Town hall or the Puerta de Alcalá, as well as to many other tourist attractions of the city: shopping areas such as Preciados/Carmen, with Spanish fashion stores (Zara, Pull & Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho, Cortefiel, etc.) and leisure areas that are just a short walk away, where you can enjoy various theatres and cinemas with shows for all tastes.

The privileged location of Hotel Ateneo brings you an excellent communication with Madrid’s public transport network. From the Sol metro stop, you can choose 3 metro lines as well as a regional train station (RENFE), making access to any point of the city an easy one, as well as to Madrid-Barajas Airport and the Recinto Ferial Juan Carlos I (IFEMA).

GPS Coordinates

  • Latitude: 40.41815. (40° 25′ 5.3394″ N.)
  • Longitude: -3.702461. (-3° 42′ 8.8596″ W)

How to get here from the airport by public transport

Taxi: the journey takes approximately 30 minutes. From any terminal, the tariff is fixed at 30€ including luggage.

Metro: from T1, T2 and T3, take metro line 8 to Nuevos Ministerios. Once there, you can take the train to Sol (lines C4A, C4B or C3) and reach the hotel in about 5 minutes.

Train: from T4 take line C1 to Chamartín and, next, change to line C4A, C4B or C3 to Sol. The trip takes around 30-40 minutes.

Bus: Express Aeropuerto bus service takes 40 minutes in normal traffic conditions and has a unique tariff of 5€. You have to get off at Plaza de Cibeles and take the #2 metro line (red) from Banco de España to Sol, which will leave you just 4 minutes away from Hotel Ateneo.

How to get here from Atocha and Chamartín stations

From Atocha and Chamartín stations you can easily reach the hotel by train to Sol.

Nearest metro

  • Gran Vía (lines: #1 – light blue; #5 – green).
  • Sol (lines: #1 – light blue, #2 – red; #3 – yellow), where you can also find the RENFE regional train service.

Nearby points of interest:

  • Puerta del Sol: 200 yds.
  • Plaza Mayor: 800 yds.
  • Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofía museums: 0.7 miles
  • Park of El Retiro: 0.7 miles