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Gran Meliá Fénix

Madrid, SPAIN

Exclusive hotel on the Golden Mile in Madrid

Combining timeless luxury with an avant-garde flair, this 5-star hotel on Plaza de Colón is a member of “The Leading Hotels of the World”. Ideal for business and leisure clients.


    • In the Barrio de Salamanca next to Calles Serrano, Velázquez, Goya and Paseo de la Castellana. A 10 minute walk from Gran Via, the main museums, Plaza de Cibeles and the Paseos del Prado and Recoletos
    • Opposite the new Madrid Casino and the new gastronomic center Platea Madrid
    • One of the top 3 hotels in Madrid since 2003 and an elite member of The Leading Hotels of the World
    • Red Level club floor, suites with panoramic views, terrace and private hydromassage tubs
    • Dry Martini by Javier de las Muelas, the leading cocktail bar in Madrid with an outdoor terrace overlooking Plaza de Colón
    • Restaurant Caray, Spanish cuisine prepared with care by the Chef Miguel Roman, in a luxurious room designed by Lorenzo Castillo

With an exceptional location on the well-known Plaza de Colón, the Hotel Gran Meliá Fénix is a leader in the city’s finest accommodations, member of the exclusive group The Leading Hotels of the World, and with the famous DRY Martini Bar by Javier de las Muelas, the highest expression of luxury and service accompanied by tradicional Spanish charm.

Since it opened in 1953, it has been the hotel chosen on the first visit to the city by the most prestigious guests such as The Beatles, Cary Grant or Rita Hayworth.

It has always been an example of attention to guests as witnessed by it membership in The Leading Hotels of the World, thus becoming one of the City’s most exclusive Hotels. Its Floor Club “RedLevel” is distinguished by exclusive services and suites with panoramic views of the city.

Exceptional location

Its magnificent location in the exclusive Salamanca District, in the heart of the financial district and surrounded by the famous streets of Serrano, Velázquez, Goya and Paseo dela Castellana, allows our guests to visit the city’s most emblematic places. Located in the heart of the Milla de Oro (Golden Mile) and the city’s trendy gastroscene, only 10 minutes from the famous Gran Vía and the Prado, Reina Sofía Museum and Thyssen Museum.

Fine dining

The Hotel Gran Meliá Fénix offers guests the opportunity to enjoy its excellent Restaurant CARAY and the new DRY Martini Bar by Javier de las Muelas, two unique and innovative experience in a luxury interior right on Plaza de Colón.

The Caray Restaurant is one of the most fashionable meeting points in Madrid, a luxurious venue with a full menu of traditional and simple dishes, unembellished and prepared with the greatest care, accompanied by an extensive wine list selected by the sommelier Valerio Carrera. On the other side of the modernist hotel dome is the DRY Martini Bar by Javier de las Muelas, one of the most emblematic cocktail bars in Madrid, a perfect place for an informal meeting and one of the most popular venues in Madrid for a relaxing drink after work.

Dry Martini Bar by Javier de las Muelas

The DRY Martini Bar by Javier de las Muelas has become a leader in cocktail mixing in Madrid, one of the main meeting points forMadrid’s society, where tradition and innovation combine to create a cocktail of sensations, emotions, aromas and tastes. A cult location for persons of refined tastes and lovers of designer cocktails, which has received numerous prized and unconditional fame in the city.

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The hotel at a glance

Rooms and suites you will love



Private guestrooms with views of the hotel’s inner courtyard. The Classic Guestrooms offer an elegant interior décor inspired in a refined neo-Classic style. With a surface area of roughly 25 ², these luxury guestrooms feature walls lined with luxury fabrics, an elegant writing desk with wood and hand-tooled leather chair.



Our Premium Rooms feature an exquisite, classic English-style décor. With an area of 30 m2 and the wide range of services appropriate to a hotel of great luxury, each room has been decorated with elegant colors that create a unique, distinctive atmosphere of relaxation.

Location and contact


Calle de Hermosilla 2
Gran Meliá Fénix
5 *****
40.42650 , -3.68934
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Recent reviews


Not worth the cost

2 de 5 estrellas 9 Dec 2013

This hotel is ok but not worth the cost. Upon arrival no one helped us with our bags. We were on the red level so we checked in on that floor. Our room was ok (king bed was nice) but the bathroom is very, very small (even for Europe). There is no separate shower from bathtub which you would expect f...
Karen G

Amazing, Beautiful Hotel with Great Staff.

5 de 5 estrellas 20 Nov 2013

I loved the area, the place was immaculate and the staff was superb. I thought the room was beautiful, a little small but the bed was great and everything was super clean and new. The staff was really on top of their game. I would only stay there the next time I go back. It's also great to have a b...

Central location with excellent service

5 de 5 estrellas 18 Nov 2013

I have thoroughly enjoyed my last stay at this hotel. It was a week-long business trip and was completely delighted with the hotel's central location and proximity to the better shops and dining areas (especially after a long business meeting). Each day of my stay always a had a pleasant start wit...

nice hotel, but what are you really paying for?

2 de 5 estrellas 29 Oct 2013

This is the third time that we have used this hotel. We booked the red level service, which is a premium payment to access a "better rooms/sizes" and and exclusive area for breakfast. The rooms offered are tiny, and the quality of the products offered for breakfast is just OK.... so my question is: ...

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