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A stone’s throw from Puerta del Sol

Hotel Victoria 4 is located in calle Victoria 4, next to Puerta del Sol, the most famous square in central Madrid, characterised by such iconic symbols as the Tío Pepe sign, the statue of the Bear and the Strawberry Tree, the Clock House and the plaque marking the kilometre zero of Spain’s radial roads.

  • 40.4162354º40º 24' 58.44744" N
  • -3.7016916º-3º 42' 6.0897599999998" W

From the airport

Madrid-Barajas airport is 13 kilometres northeast of the city. You can get to the hotel from there in a taxi, which costs about €30.


It’s possible to get here by train from the airport by taking line C1 in Terminal 4 to Chamartín and, once you’re here, changing to the Sol train and metro station. The journey lasts 30 to 40 minutes. A ticket costs €3.05.

Express Bus

Leaves the terminals every 30 minutes and takes 20 to 25 minutes to get to Atocha or Cibeles. From Atocha you can go continue foot, which takes 20 minutes, or take the metro to Sol (line 1). From Cibeles you can continue on foot, which takes 15 minutes, or take the buses 15 or 53 to Puerta del Sol. The Express Bus ticket costs €5.


From the airport, take line 8 (pink) to Nuevos Ministerios; then take line 10 (dark blue) to Tribunal then line 1 (light blue) to Sol. The journey lasts 40 to 50 minutes. A ticket costs €5.

Attractions Nearby

From our hotel in Puerta del Sol you can walk to the famous “Paseo del Arte”, which includes museums such as the Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Reina Sofía. We are also very close to the Royal Palace, Almudena Cathedral, the Opera House, as well as the Botanic Gardens, Cibeles, Puerta de Alcalá, the commercial area of Gran Vía and the Congress, in the centre of Madrid.

You can also walk to the best area for “beers and tapas”, La Latina, go to the Rastro (every Sunday) or visit San Miguel Market and Fuencarral Market, to have a glass of wine and good ham in one of the most famous areas of Madrid.

Puerta del Sol – 1 minute on foot

Congreso de los Diputados (parliament) – 1 min on foot

Prado Museum – 10 minutes on foot

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum – 5 minutes on foot

Royal Palace – 15 minutes on foot

Restaurants, tapas and lounge bar – 1 minute on foot