Opened in 1956 by Prince Bertil of Sweden as a place of cultural exchange between Spain and Sweden, the Hotel Seucia has signified friendship, quality and international perspective. It is for this reason and its proximity to the important art centres, that Ernest Hemmingway chose this hotel as his h Read more
Opened in 1956 by Prince Bertil of Sweden as a place of cultural exchange between Spain and Sweden, the Hotel Seucia has signified friendship, quality and international perspective. It is for this reason and its proximity to the important art centres, that Ernest Hemmingway chose this hotel as his home at the end of the 1950's. The historical significance of Hotel Suecia is gently contrasted with the warm avant-garde atmosphere created by the interior renovations made during 2000. The hotel is located in the heart of Madrid, with easy access to the Salamanca district and the famous Gran Via. The nearest metro station is Sevilla, just a few steps away from Puerta del Sol. Access to Suecia by coach is quite limited due to the narrow street where the hotel is located. There is easy access for minibuses. Otherwise it is a 15 metre walk from Alcala Street to the hotel entrance. It is only 12 km from Madrid airport and 2 km to Palacio de Congresos the nearest fair site. The hotel exterior has quite a plain light grey, marbled facade, with an attractive Greek style pattern.Each of the hotel rooms are decorated differently, but all are equally cosy and exclusive; choose between 119 rooms, and 9 junior suites with lounge, Jacuzzi, and some with terrace. The bedrooms are large and fully fitted with air conditioning, television with satellite connection, direct dial phone, mini bar and hairdryer. Room service is from 7:30am to 11pm each day and two entire floors have been set a side for non-smokers. A special services offered by the hotel includes a 2 metre larger bed on request. The Suecia provides a number of additional services. The hotels Bellman Restaurant comes highly recommended with both an al a carte service and buffet. The hotel coffee shop or bar is the ideal place to relax after a long day site seeing or shopping. For business guests there are meeting rooms for social events and company ceremonies which can be provided with a secretarial service. The hotel reception has multilingual staff and is happy to help with currency exchange, car rental and any local tourist information. A hairdresser is available on request as well as a baby sitter, laundry service, free shoeshine and porterage from 6am to 12 each day. A car park is also accessible for guests but has limited spaces.
Conference room capacity: 250 pax. Haidryer in some rooms. Safe in rooms.
Hotel Suecia Opened Its Doors In 1956 In An Inauguration By Price Bertil Of Sweden As A Place For Cultural Exchange Between Spain And Sweden. A Hotel That From Its Beginnings Has Signified Friendship, Quality And International Perspective. It Is For This Reason Or Perhaps Due To Its Proximity To The Most Important Art Centres In Spain, That Ernest Hemingway Chose Hotel Suecia As His Home At The End Of The 50 S Adding To The Hotel Suecia A Charming Historical Atmosphere. The Historical Significance Of Hotel Suecia Is Gently Contrasted With The Warm Avant-garde Atmosphere Created By The Interior Renovations Made During 2000 And Year 2001. An Avantgarde Philosophy Which Is Not Only Detected In The Decoration, But Also In The Excellent Service Lavished On Visitors By The Staff, The Quality Of The Gastronomical Fare Offered In The Coffee Shop And Restaurant Bellman, And The Infrastructure Of The Meeting Rooms For Social Events And Company Ceremonies. The Feeling Of Coming Home And The Illusion Of Traveling. Each Floor In A Different Colour, Each Room Decorated Differently, But All Equally Cozy And Exclusive. All Carefully Thought Out To Make You Feel At Home./ The Suecia Is A Superior First-class Hotel. All Rooms Are Fully Equipped And Decorated With Swedish Antiques. The Hotel Restaurant Offers International Cuisine And Swedish Specialties. The Hotel Also Has A Bar, Cocktail Lounge, Coffee Shop And Sun Terrace On 7th Floor. This Property Was Built In 1957 Renovated In 2001
Number of Rooms: 128
Located near Prado museum, Art center, Reina Sofia, Retiro Park, Parliament, old town, shoppign area, business area. Nearest station/ metro: 20 m to Banco de Espana. Nearest exhibition centre: 200 m to Thyssen Bornemisza museum. Nearest Airport: 14 km to Barajas.