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Hotel Ritz Madrid: Historical Icon in the Heart of Spanish Capital

Mar 22, 2017  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Few feelings quite match opening one's third-floor hotel window to the front terrace of the famous Prado Museum in Madrid. Located immediately below the historic Hotel Ritz, the museum is just a starting place before feasting one’s eyes upon the city’s cityscape stretching off into the horizon.

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Las Letras Gran Vía: a Historical, Ornate and Literary Hideaway

Mar 14, 2017  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Seeing elegantly-dressed mannequins in the windows of IBEROSTAR Las Letras Hotel on Madrid's Grand Via, one might think it a high-quality fashion design center.

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Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine is Europe's Most Luxurious New Wine Destination

Dec 29, 2016  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Turning off the modern highway into the driveway lined by lavender hedges that leads up to Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine is like taking a step back in time. It’s no wonder.

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Urban-Chic Boutique Hotel Opens in Madrid

Dec 1, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Celebrating its grand opening today, Only YOU Hotel Atocha made its debut on the streets of Madrid as the brand’s second-ever property. A part of the Palladium Hotel Group, Only YOU focuses on creating an innovative soace in the urban sector while targeting an international, cosmopolitan audience.

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Miguel de Guzmán Transforms Madrid Pool Into a Mermaid's Paradise

Aug 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Step into this backyard in Madrid and you’ll immediately be blown away by the larger-than-life installation creating a backdrop at its pool. Originally created as a screen for privacy, the 49-foot-tall wall that sits behind the pool was designed by Manuel Ocaña. Recently, the installation got an updated look thanks to photographer and filmmaker Miguel de Guzmán and now resembles a mermaid's paradise.

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Spain's Princess Cristina Faces Up to 8 Years in Prison

Feb 9, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s a pretty bad time to be Spanish royalty. Spain's Princess Cristina is on trial for tax fraud, along with 16 other people, in relation to her husband’s business affairs. She is the first Spanish royal to sit in the defendant's dock, a damaging blow to the royal family’s image.

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From Goya to Gaudí: Experience 2 of Madrid’s Most Iconic Landmarks With the Mandarin Oriental

Dec 7, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Europe is arguably one of the best destinations for art lovers. For those visiting Spain, the Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona and Hotel Ritz, Madrid have partnered together to create the From Goya to Gaudí four-night cultural tour.

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Own a Piece of Madrid With This 7-Bedroom, Moroccan-Inspired Home in Pozuelo De Alarcon

Nov 13, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

During the cold winter months we often dream of getting away to a warmer locale for a little rest and relaxation. Those looking for a more permanent relocation to a balmy climate might want to check out the Paradise estate in Pozuelo De Alarcon.

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5 of the Most Luxurious Estates in Madrid to Rent for Your Next Vacation

Sep 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

If you’ve seen enough sun and sand for one summer you might already be planning your next getaway. Whether you’re thinking of whisking the entire extended family away for a destination reunion or just need a little one-on-one time with your significant other, Madrid offers a world of possibilities.

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Madrid Tops the List of Spain's Slowly Improving Real Estate Market

Jun 25, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

It seems that things are finally turning around for Spain’s real estate market. Buyers and investors had once shied away from the region because of low employment rates, unstable real estate values and a shaky bank economy due to the European debt crisis, but the market is now steadily rising.

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The Principal Madrid: First Five-Star Hotel on the Gran Vía is Already Talk of the Town

May 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

When Design Hotels planned the opening of their newest property, The Principal Madrid, they hoped it would be popular with its turn-of-the-century architecture, opulent suites and rooftop bar—but little did they know just how popular it would become.

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Madrid's Towering Skyline is Ready for New $557M Skyscraper

May 4, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The four skyscrapers of the Cuatro Torres Business Area (CTBA) on the Paseo de la Castellana give Madrid a pretty impressive skyline, and it’s about to get better. The city’s financial district will soon be getting a fifth tower, built right next to the La Paz public hospital, courtesy of business magnate Juan Miguel Villar Mir. 

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5 Beach Day Trips to Take Advantage of While Visiting Madrid

Apr 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Madrid may be in the middle of Spain, but that doesn’t mean you can’t spend a relaxing day at the beach. The city does have the Manzanares river winding through it though, which allows for plenty of water-based activity opportunities (especially thanks to the revitalizing Madrid Rio project). But it’s just not the same as spending the day by the sea. 

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Stare Into the Eyes Of One of the World’s Priciest Delicacies at La Trainera in Madrid

Feb 21, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Founded in 1966, Madrid’s La Trainera is a classic seafood restaurant located in the middle of the Salamanca district. Using all of its own boats, fish farms and markets, the eatery serves customers food that is literally straight from the sea. The interior décor is very fisherman-minimalist, with ship helms and lifebuoys on the walls, which allows the fresh fish to take the spotlight. 

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Platea Offers Not One or Two, But Six Michelin Stars to Madrid

Feb 17, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Plaza de Colón in the heart of the Salamanca district is known for its honoring of the famous explorer Christopher Columbus (there are even two statues of the man); so it’s no surprise that it’s where the unique gastronomic experience Platea Madrid can be found. Spanning two floors, Platea explores a variety of global regions (just like Columbus) with their array of international cuisine.

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