The excitement never stops with our Madrid rentals
There’s one thing that you can’t deny about Madrid- it’s a huge city. However, most of the things you’ll want to see are all within walking distance of the centre. Just head to the Puerta del Sol from your Madrid apartment to get started. The Parque Retiro is a personal favourite of ours and it’s an ideal place to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon. Enjoy rowing on the lake or simply lie down on the grass and catch a few rays. The Royal Palace is also well worth a visit during your holiday. And the food in the market beside the Plaza Mayor will have you adjusting that notch on your belt as you go around trying it all! Of course, the nightlife in Madrid is also worth sampling. Plan your own tapas tour and dance the night away before going back to your apartment in Madrid.
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Madrid Accommodation in Sol
For a central location, perfect to discover the multitude of offerings at your disposal in the capital city, then a Madrid apartment in Sol is the ideal spot. Start off in Puerta del Sol, a semi-circular square where you will see Kilometre Zero, the point from which all the road distances in Spain are measured from. A key feature of this magnificent square is that of the Casa de Correos clock tower, an important Spanish icon every new year. Every New Year´s Eve Spaniards flock to the site of the regional government, bringing their grapes in tow, ready to down them in sync with the chimes. The area is also famous for the exquisite statues on display. The most famous of these statues is The Oso and Madroño, which depicts a bear and a strawberry tree, thought to be a tribute to the many bears that used to roam the woods that once surrounded the capital. The other exceptional pieces include a reproduction of the Mariblanca statue as well as a statue of King Carlos III.
You are spoilt for choice when it comes to magnificent squares in the city with the main square of the city; Plaza Mayor only a few minutes away. The affluent area has both a rich and grim history with everything from fiestas to executions darkening its doors over the years. A lucky few still live in the ornate buildings that line this astounding area, with balcony views of the magnificent plaza below. You can even see the Casa de la Panadería, a grand four-story building that exerts its presence over the rest of the square and named after the bakery that once stood on the same site. Madrid accommodation in Sol is well worth it for anyone looking for a central apartment with perfect connections to the rest of the city.
Apartments in Gran Via
The ideal location to explore the cosmopolitan side of the city is to rent a Madrid apartment in Gran Via. The main street of the city really has it all from cafés and restaurants to department stores and cinemas; you will never be left idle in Madrid. Shopaholics flock to Gran Via in their masses as they flash the cash in many of the best boutiques Madrid has to offer. Stroll leisurely to the end of the street and be greeted by Plaza España, a popular meeting spot for locals and tourists alike. In the centre of the square you will see a tribute to the renowned poet and playwright; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, flanked by the bronze sculptures of his famous characters Don Quixote and Sancho Panza. The cosmopolitan vibe of the area will make any city break worthwhile and is a great place to rent an apartment in Madrid.
Apartments in Madrid – Lavapiés
For a multicultural experience in Madrid, apartments in Lavapiés are perfect as the area has a rich sense of diversity running through its veins. The area is an essential spot if you want to enjoy both the authentic side of the city as well as how the immigrants to the city have created a new multicultural atmosphere in the region. Lavapiés is a community driven district, with cultures ranging from African to Arabian in this very much pedestrianized zone. It is definitely worth a visit to Lavapiés for a bite to eat as whatever you want can be found in the many bars, restaurants and markets that line the streets. The vibe of the area is one that needs to be experienced with a beautiful blend of styles creating an overall ambience that cannot be missed. If you want to see the alternative side the city, then Lavapiés is the place for an apartment in Madrid.
Apartments in Chueca
If you want to experience the rich nightlife on offer in the capital then a Madrid apartment in Chueca is the place to start. This trendy area of the city is popular amongst the gay and lesbian community and appeals to a range of tastes when it comes to the bars and clubs on offer. You will be able to party non-stop through the night in an area where anything goes. Chueca really is a unique district striking a good balance between the traditional style of the area and modern nightlife it has adopted. To experience all this and more find perfect Madrid accommodation in Chueca.
Accommodation in La Latina
The historic side of the city is waiting to be discovered in the beautiful neighbourhood of La Latina, with a Madrid apartment rental. The area transports you back to a more peaceful time, with the authentic side of Madrid on full display in the zone. The rustic elements are in full force in La Latina with tiny streets and stunning plazas key characteristics of this impressive neighbourhood. Why not look for some bargains in the mesmerising El Rastro flea market, where you won’t be able to resist the hordes of valuables before your eyes. A Madrid apartment in La Latina is especially worth a look if you want to see the traditional elements that make Madrid such a wonderful destination for a city break.
Why book with us
Here at Waytostay we will not only offer a wonderful choice of hand-picked apartments throughout the city but also provide support before, during and after your stay. We pride ourselves on our dedicated customer service team who are always happy to help with issues and queries. When a customer indicates a recommendation or a problem with an apartment we will contact the apartment owner and endeavour to find a solution as quickly as possible. Not only this, but we have a multi-lingual team willing to offer any assistance communicating with the owner if they don´t speak your language.
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