VP Hotels Spain: An International Hub for Visitors in the Heart of Madrid
Everything you need to know about Madrid’s Best 5-Star Hotel for U.S. & International Travelers
- VP Plaza España Design is characterized by its unique design, architecture, and contemporary art breathing out of every corner.
- It has a privileged location just steps away from the city’s most historical landmarks such as the Royal Palace, the Almudena Cathedral, and the Temple of Debod.
- VP Plaza España Design is home to the destination VP Bilboa Spa, an outdoor seasonal swimming pool, a 24-hour gym, the panoramic 360º Ginkgo Restaurant & Skybar, a popular spot for food, exquisite cocktails, live music, and the best views of the city.
Since its opening, VP Plaza España Design has become the most desired oasis amongst locals and travelers alike. VP Plaza España Design is the fifth and flagship property of family-owned VP Hotels. Characterized by its impressive architecture, design, and contemporary art breathing out of every corner, the 214-room property raises the bar for travelers seeking a new experience in Spain’s lively capital.
The new VP Plaza España Design is just a few steps away from the city’s most historical landmarks such as the Royal Palace, the Almudena Cathedral, and the Temple of Debod. The hotel is also situated next to the best theatres and shopping centers, like the world’s largest Zara. Located between the bustling Gran Vía and the majestic Palacio de Oriente, the hotel VP Plaza España Design occupies a privileged place in the heart of Madrid.
Comfort & Relaxation
The hotel is known for its comfort and privileged views from every room. The rooms are sized larger than average and are so comfortable that it was the official hotel of the Davis Cup for two consecutive years.
Guests can choose from 9 different types of rooms that stand out for their spaciousness, comfort, and privileged views.
The VP Biloba Spa is a bubble of relaxation in the heart of Madrid. In this wellness space, isolated from noise, you can have a facial, body massage or bathe in the exclusive water area overlooking the Plaza de España. Our specialists work with high-end cosmetics from Natura Bissé, listed as the "Best Spa Brand in the World" at the World Spa Awards in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Art & Design
At VP Plaza España Design, design, art and architecture take center stage where some of the country’s biggest names have taken part in its remarkable concept, both façade, and interiors of the building.
VP Plaza España Design serves as a platform to showcase some of the best international architects and designers, including the B720 architect’s studio and the Cuarto Interior and Studio Gronda interior design studios. There is a collection of more than 300 works.
Conceived as an icon of design, art, and architecture in the center of Madrid, this sustainable hotel designed by architect Fermín Vázquez (Estudio b720) was erected on the site of former Telefónica buildings. The art is inspired by the extraordinary strength and character of the ancient Ginkgo biloba tree, undoubtedly one of the most distinct and beautiful of all deciduous trees and one of the world’s oldest species, rich in antioxidant properties.
Ginkgo Restaurant & Sky Bar
The Panoramic 360º Ginkgo Restaurant & Sky Bar is located on the 12th floor of VP Plaza España Design Hotel and offers stunning views of the Royal Palace, the Debod Temple and the surrounding Madrid mountain-ranges. The lively restaurant is a meeting place for locals and a must for visitors in Madrid. It is known as one of the cities trendiest spots thanks to an unparalleled gastronomic offer with both a tapas and food menu. At Gingko Restaurant and Sky Bar, they’ve managed to play with a perfect combination of Asian, Spanish and International cuisine.
The gastronomic offering is completed with an exceptional drink pairings. There are cocktail experts to advise those wanting to try something new on the cocktail menu that best suits their tastes and personality.
One of the advantages of the urban reform of Plaza de España and its surroundings is the widening of the sidewalks, which has significantly improved access to the hotel. The "Leed Gold" sign hanging on the entrance door indicates that this is a "green building" built to eco-efficiency and sustainability standards.
It was the first hotel to register (2014) and the second to obtain the prestigious LEED Gold certificate (2019) awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council in Spain, an award and recognition that is only granted to those facilities that comply with a demanding environmental cycle that begins from the very moment of its construction and analyzes aspects such as efficiency in the use of energy resources.
For more information visit https://www.plazaespana-hotel.com/en/.
Boutique Hotel: VP Jardín de Recoletos
For those who want to experience the most exclusive Madrid, VP Jardín de Recoletos offers 43 spacious rooms equipped with a kitchen, in a more personal atmosphere. Located in the heart of the "Golden Mile" - where the best international and national luxury stores are located - and surrounded by the Landscape of Light, it is just a few steps away from the Retiro Park, the Royal Botanical Gardens and the Puerta de Alcalá, as well as some of the world's greatest museums, the Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum and the Reina Sofía National Museum and Art Center.
In addition, it has one of the best secrets of the city, its terrace restaurant Ginkgo Garden, the place to enjoy Spanish or Asian cuisine and the best cocktails with live music surrounded all year round by the lush vegetation of its garden, but in the heart of the city.
For more information visit https://www.recoletos-hotel.com/en/