Hotel Ritz Madrid LOCATION Thehotel's location alone constitutes a luxury. The Hotel Ritz is situatedbetween the beautiful Retiro Park, the elegant Teatro de la Zarzuela,and Madrid's most important museums: the Prado, the Thyssen Bornemiszaand the Centro de Arte Moderno Reina Sofia. The hotel is within walking distance from the financial district and Madrid's Stock Exchange. TRANSFERS 15 km - Barajas Airport 20 km - Torrejon Airport The Hotel Ritz can also provide a limousine service on request fromthe airport which costs €88.00 (+ Tax) including 60 minutes' waiting. The service to the airport costs € 68.00 (+Tax). There are three convenient railway stations nearby. The Estacion delNorte is five kilometres from the hotel, Chamartin is eight kilometresaway and Atocha is just five hundred metres from the hotel. HISTORY Inspiredby King Alfonso XIII's desire to build a luxury hotel to rival the Ritzin Paris, the Hotel Ritz in Madrid shares with the Ritz hotels in Parisand London a reputation as one of the original grand luxury hotels inEurope. The Hotel Ritz opened its doors in 1910 in the presence of HisMajesty King Alfonso XIII. The hotel was designed and built under thepersonal supervision of the legendary hotelier Cesar Ritz, from whomthe name was adopted. The Ritz has played a crucial role in the life ofMadrid for over a century. Still today, the hotel remains a keyattraction for many to this European capital. ACCOMMODATION THe Ritz Madrid offers Classic and Deluxe rooms, as well as Junior suites, Deluxe suite and one Royal suite. The hotel Wellness Centre,located on the mezzanine level, is equipped with treadmills, stepmachines, rowing machines, static bicycles, free weights, weighttraining equipment, satellite television, radio and daily newspapers. Access to the sauna is complimentary for guests. Massages, sunbed and facials can also be enjoyed at an additional charge. RESTAURANTS & BARS The highly acclaimed Goya Restaurantoffers a wide selection of Mediterranean and Spanish cuisine. A placeto see and to be seen in a relaxed and elegant atmosphere. Every Sunday, between the 13:30 and 15:30 enjoy our famous Sunday Brunch In Spring and Summer the Terrace and Gardensof the Hotel Ritz are the perfect meeting place in Madrid for adelightful al fresco lunch or dinner, or to sample traditional Spanishtapas. What could be more enjoyable than traditional afternoon tea orlight refreshments served in the majestic hotel lobby in the earlyevening. Tea is served between 16:30 and 19:00 The Velasquez bar is a popular rendezvous for those guests who wish to enjoy original cocktails in a relaxed and charming atmosphere. MEETING FACILITIES Thereare five Salóns available for meetings at the Hotel Ritz, ranging fromsmall and stylish to grand and imposing, as well as the elegant gardensof the hotel, perfect for larger receptions during the warmer months. Each of the rooms is individually decorated and distinctive incharacter and provides an impressive setting, while a trained andexperienced team of chefs, butlers and conference managers can ensurethe complete success of any function.turkeyarena.com Capacities: Allof our private meeting rooms are located on the ground floor of thehotel. The number of guests that can be welcomed is shown in the tablebelow against the various room layouts possible.