Hotel Puerta de Toledo enjoys a privileged location in front of the Toledo Gate, and very close to numerous points of tourist interest in the city.
Palacio Real (1.3km)
Previously used as the official residence of the Spanish royal family, today it’s one of Madrid’s main tourist landmarks, hosting State affairs such as diplomatic meetings and official events. The palace’s origins date from the Ninth century and in its spectacular interior visitors can see the legacy of artists such as Giaquinto, Tiepolo, Mengs, Bayeu and Maella.Plaza Mayor (1.1km)
Designed by various architects, among them Juan de Herrera and Juan Gómez de Mora, this square has hosted all kinds of events throughout its history. Today, it’s one of Madrid’s most important focal points, home to many outdoor restaurants and bars.Teatro Real (1.6km)
Located in Plaza de Oriente, in front of Palacio Real, it’s considered one of Europe’s most important venues for theatre and opera. Inaugurated on November 19th 1850, its architecture combines Neoclassicism and Eclecticism.El Rastro (0.8km)
This great outdoor flea market is set up every Sunday morning and on holidays between 9.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m. in the Embajadores district. In its more than 3,500 stalls, you can find everything you can think of, including books, music records, antiques, furniture, radios, stamps…La Latina (0.7km)
One of Madrid’s most traditional districts and a favourite amongst locals for tapas due to the many restaurants, bars and taverns concentrated around charming streets and squares such as Cava Baja, Cava Alta, Plaza de la Cebada and Plaza de la Paja. La Latina is where the festival of the Virgin of La Paloma takes place every 15th of August, along with its traditional street party (verbena).