Five-Star Renovated Palace in Central Madrid
The NH Collection Madrid Palacio de Tepa hotel is set in a beautiful 19th-century palace designed by the architect of the Plaza Mayor, Juan de Villanueva. It is in the Barrio de "Las Letras" neighborhood, the historic center of Madrid’s literary scene. Just a short stroll away you will find some of Spain’s most famous monuments such as the the Plaza Mayor, Royal Palace, Puerta del Sol, and the Madrid de los Austrias.
- In one of Madrid’s most cultural areas
- Short walk to the Plaza Mayor and Royal Palace as well as the Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofia museums
- Receiver of a European Hotel Design Award in 2012, in the category of Renovation & Restoration after the complete rehabilitation of the building by Ramón Esteve
- close to Sol, Antón Martín, and Tirso de Molina metro stations
The Palacio de los Condes de Tepa also occupies the site of the former Fonda de San Sebastián, the habitual meeting place for one of the most lively 18th century literary gatherings, with Nicolás Fernández de Moratín, Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos, José Cadalso, and Iriarte as regular members.
As old as the memory of this literary circle are the remains of the original Castellana water supply system, which today are preserved beneath a glass casing in the reading room on the ground floor.
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