Petit Palace Art Gallery Rating: 4.0 Pearls
Salamanca, Madrid, Spain

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Pros

  • In upscale Salamanca near high-end boutiques and fine dining
  • Spacious, modern rooms with big windows, flat-screen TVs, and minibars
  • Cool updated bathrooms with glass walls and hydro-massage showers
  • Family rooms have bunk beds, a welcome gift for kids, and free strollers
  • King beds are available (a rarity in Madrid)
  • Some rooms have a Juliet balcony and bay windows
  • Breakfast room has a vaulted, exposed brick ceiling
  • Free Wi-Fi, in-room laptops, and free loaner bikes

Cons

  • Minimalist rooms can feel slightly sparse
  • Expensive breakfast
  • Bathrooms lack privacy

Bottom Line

The Petit Palace Art Gallery is a 61-room boutique in the upscale Salamanca neighborhood. Located near designer boutiques and fine dining, this property has spacious, contemporary rooms with big windows, flat-screen TVs, and cool glass-walled bathrooms with photo prints. An old wood and wrought-iron elevator brings guests up to the minimalist rooms, accented with small pops of color and large photographs. Hotel perks include free loaner bikes, king beds (a rarity in Madrid), free Wi-Fi, and family-oriented amenities. The breakfast room has exposed brick, vaulted ceilings and some rooms have a Juliet balcony and bay windows. But some may not like the lack of bathroom privacy, and breakfast is on the pricey side.

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 Location

On a tree-lined street in the affluent Salamanca neighborhood

The Petit Palace Art Gallery is located on a part of Jorge Juan Street that is one of the most expensive addresses in the southern part of the Salamanca neighborhood. Designer boutiques and famous fine restaurants line the streets in this district. While Serrano and Velazquez streets, both a short walk away, are a celebrity-spotting hotspot, Jorge Juan is where Madrid’s well-heeled crowd plays.

Salamanca is the only area in Madrid with a grid system, which makes it easier to navigate than other more central areas in the old city. There are few sights in the heart of the neighborhood aside from high-end boutiques and expensive restaurants, but attractions such as El Prado Museum, El Retiro Park, Puerta de Alcala, and the National Library are an easy walk away. There are three Metro stops within four blocks of the hotel.

  • 18-minute drive to Madrid-Barajas Airport
  • Steps to restaurants, bars, shopping, and nightlife
  • 5-minute walk to Retiro Park, Madrid’s most famous garden
  • 6-minute walk to upscale shopping on Serrano Street
  • 8-minute walk to Puerta de Alcala
  • 12-minute walk to Cibeles
  • 15-minute Metro ride to Plaza Mayor
  • 15-minute Metro ride to Plaza de Oriente, home to the Royal Palace, the Royal Theater, and Sabatini Gardens
  • 20-minute walk to El Prado Museum
  • 20-minute walk or 15-minute Metro ride to Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
  • 25-minute walk or 12-minute Metro ride to Puerta del Sol
  • 30-minute walk or 25-minute Metro ride to Reina Sofia Museum
  • 20-minute Metro ride to La Almudena Cathedral
  • 21-minute Metro ride to Templo de Debod Park, with great views and an original Egyptian temple
  • 22-minute Metro ride to La Latina, a nightlife hotspot
  • 25-minute Metro ride to Plaza de Castilla, the financial district

 Bottom Line

The Petit Palace Art Gallery is a 61-room boutique in the upscale Salamanca neighborhood. Located near designer boutiques and fine dining, this property has spacious, contemporary rooms with big windows, flat-screen TVs, and cool glass-walled bathrooms with photo prints. An old wood and wrought-iron elevator brings guests up to the minimalist rooms, accented with small pops of color and large photographs. Hotel perks include free loaner bikes, king beds (a rarity in Madrid), free Wi-Fi, and family-oriented amenities. The breakfast room has exposed brick, vaulted ceilings and some rooms have a Juliet balcony and bay windows. But some may not like the lack of bathroom privacy, and breakfast is on the pricey side.

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Address

  • Jorge Juan 17, Madrid, Spain 28001

Room Types

  • Family Room
  • Standard Room
  • Superior Room

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Hotel Features

Number of Rooms: 61
Pool: N/A
Pets Allowed: Yes
Cribs: Yes
Jacuzzi (in room): N/A
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Hotel Information

Location: Salamanca, Madrid
Address: Jorge Juan 17, Madrid, Spain 28001
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