Hard Rock Hotel opens in the Spanish capital


Hard Rock Hotels has announced the opening of the highly anticipated Hard Rock Hotel Madrid, located in the Golden Triangle of Art in the Spanish capital.

“Hard Rock Hotels has always felt very much in tune with the dynamism and spirit of Spain. This is one of the reasons we introduced the brand to Europe with Hard Rock Ibiza in 2014, followed by our hotel in Tenerife soon after, ”said Dale Hipsh, Senior Vice President of Hotels, Hard Rock International.

“As Spain’s premier metropolitan hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel Madrid brings a distinctly different personality to our resorts. Our guests will experience art, music, history, culinary excellence and culture at their fingertips – all brought together through the organized and entertainment-infused hospitality of Hard Rock ”.

The new hotel caters to both business and leisure travelers, with 161 contemporary rooms and suites (from 194 square feet) offering diverse views, so guests can admire the lights of Madrid or retreat. from the city with a bedroom overlooking the lush garden. Plus, over 21,000 square feet of event space, including gardens and rooftops, set the stage for immersive, world-class events.

At the heart of the property, guests will find a spectacular architectural guitar sculpture suspended above the lobby’s inviting amber-hued sofas. Vibrant artwork is featured throughout the hotel, including a life-size rose ‘Las Meninas’ adorned with lyrics by Rosalía, inspired by Diego Velázquez’s masterpiece hanging in the Prado Museum and a mural in the GMT + 1 bar inspired by the La Movida movement in Madrid.

The colorful works of art are complemented by a carefully curated collection of memorabilia that showcases Madrid’s style and culture, as well as international music legends. The Hard Rock Hotel Madrid now houses over 70 memorabilia, including notable pieces, including an acoustic guitar by Madrid singer-songwriter Antonio Vega; blue denim outfit worn by Elvis Presley on an NBC special in 1968; and platform boots worn by David Bowie.

The property’s privileged location in the Triangulo de Oro del Arte, is surrounded by the Reina Sofia National Museum, the Prado National Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. Within walking distance you can explore the historic Art Nouveau (Atocha) train station, the Royal Botanical Garden and the charming areas of Lavapies and Embajadores.

The hotel will be a draw for travelers and locals alike as it is home to unique bar and restaurant concepts, including the Sessions-branded signature restaurant, with Rockwell Group interiors, and the RT60, a spectacular rooftop bar. featuring gourmet boxes, a ham and cheese carving station, cocktails and stunning 360-degree views of the city to the beat of live DJ sets. Sessions, with its open and airy terrace, overlooks the hotel garden and serves a unique take on classic Spanish cuisine with unexpected culinary delights on the menu, while the GMT +1 lobby bar offers drinks and light fare All day long. The Green Room, a private chef’s table serving an exclusive menu for up to 6 guests, will open in September.

Lifestyle consultant and international restaurateur Maria Font Trabocchi has been instrumental in creating the gastronomy of Hard Rock Hotel Madrid with its distinct Spanish touch. As the woman behind Fiola, Fiola Mare, Sfoglina and Del Mar in Washington DC and across the United States, Maria has built a career of successful restaurants based on excellent quality and hospitality.

“I am honored to work with Hard Rock Hotels to bring my knowledge, experiences and personal perspective to restaurants in the capital of my home country,” said Maria Font Trabocchi.

“The hotel is incredibly well located and we are confident that it will soon become a social hub and meeting place for city residents as well as visitors. The restaurants provide a beautiful setting, the food is vibrant and we look forward to the chef injecting his own emotion and energy into the restaurants now that the hotel is officially open.

The property also includes an outdoor pool, Body Rock® and Rock Om® fitness center, which merges the ancient practice of yoga with the beat of a custom soundtrack created by a DJ for free yoga sessions. in the bedroom.

In true Hard Rock style, the hotel will offer a range of signature experiences and amenities exclusive to Hard Rock hotels, including The Sound of Your Stay®, which allows guests to experience curated playlists ( Tracks®), listen to a personalized selection of vinyl in the bedroom (Wax®) or jam on a Fender® electric guitar in the privacy of their room with headphones and an amp (Picks®).

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