An 18th-century palace was the inspiration for this 5 star InterContinental hotel in Madrid, which is situated on one of the city's most famed thoroughfares. Located in the cultural and business district, this hotel is just minutes from the Prado Museum, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, the Real Madrid Museum, Santiago Bernab?u Stadium, the elegant Serrano shopping street and the Royal Palace of Madrid. Standard rooms are elegant, contemporary classic and functional, with a spacious working desk. The bathrooms are decorated with marble and have a bathtub with shower, telephone line, hairdryer, bathrobe, scales and audio system. Guest rooms are equipped with satellite TV, telephone, mini-bar, coffee maker and WiFi. An elegant restaurant is recommended for business lunches, gastronomic dinners and special events. With Mediterranean international cuisine and traditional local dishes prepared by the renowned Chef Jos? Luque. There is a beautiful outdoor terrace which is lovely during the summer months. Every Sunday there is a Brunch, a culinary and musical experience for all to enjoy, with a wide range of international and local dishes. A souvenir shop is also available for all guest. Rates are not valid for nationals or passport holders of the following countries; Spain.