10 Best Hotels Near Madrid's Airport Are Great for Business

Not every visitor to Madrid is best served by staying downtown near the city’s highly rated museums and nightlife. In fact, if business or finance is your reason for traveling to Madrid, the hotels near the airport are likely more suitable and are your best bet.

Hotels located near Madrid’s BarajasAirport are within striking distance of Spain’s biggest transportation hub as well as the IFEMA trade fair park and Palacio Municipal de Congresos de Madrid. These two complexes are Spain’s premier spaces for trade shows, expos, conventions, conferences and business events. The Olivar de la Hinojosa golf course is located nearby, too.

Naturally, the area’s hotels are primarily geared to the needs of the many business travelers who come to attend large business events, close deals in Spain’s financial capital or otherwise further their business interests in Spain, but as a rule, leisure travelers shouldn’t rule them out completely. These hotels are not located in the city center, but most are modern, relatively recently constructed hotels with lots of amenities, and they provide good value for money.

Standard services and amenities at the hotels located close to Madrid’s BarajasAirport include: airport transfers, free Internet and Wi-Fi, daily newspapers, business centers, fax services and available meeting rooms. 


NH Express Barajas is an international standard business hotel. Free high speed Wi-Fi access is available throughout the hotel's public areas and the reception is open 24 hours a day. From 6 am to 11:30 pm every day, the hotel also offers free transfers to and from Barajas airport. NH Barajas's restaurant serves a delicious buffet breakfast every day, as well as a la carte lunch and dinner on weekdays. NH Barajas guests can park in the hotel's underground parking garage, and travel with their small pets too. The beautiful 18th century park, El Capricho, is a five minute walk from the hotel.

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The SHS Hotel Aeropuerto caters to both families and business travelers, especially with their large rooms and park and fly services. The guest rooms were remodeled in 2007 and depending on the type selected, have one, two, three or four beds. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, including in the guest rooms. The hotel also has a business center, restaurant with daily breakfast buffet, bar, room service and social room. Pets are also allowed. The hotel provides free transfers to Barajas Airport, available 24 hours a day, and daily transfers to IFEMA.

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The Ibis Madrid Aeropuerto is a modern, good-value hotel located near Barajas Airport. There is Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel and the guest rooms. Each guest room sleeps up to two adults and has satellite television. The hotel also has a business center, a bar with 24-hour snack service and a full-service restaurant. The daily breakfast buffet is available in the restaurant from 6:30 am to 10 am, while lunch and dinner are served a la carte. The free airport shuttle service is available from 6:05 am to 11:30 pm.

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Due to its location, the Pullman Madrid Airport and Feria is ideal for business travelers attending a conference or expo. It is located beside IFEMA and the Palacio Municipal de Congresos de Madrid, as well as near Barajas Airport, to which the hotel provides free transfers. The hotel has business meeting rooms, two restaurants, a bar, 24-hour room service, a gym and an outdoor pool. Pets are allowed to stay in the guest rooms for an extra fee. Computers and cars can also be hired at the hotel.

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The Crowne Plaza Madrid Airport is best suited for adult travelers and business people. High-speed Internet and Wi-Fi are available throughout the hotel. There is also an on-site business center, fitness center and meeting rooms. The Nature Restaurant serves a breakfast buffet as well as a la carte lunch and dinner with Spanish and international cuisine, while the Siesta Bar is a good place for a before or after dinner drink, but room service is available, too. The hotel provides a free shuttle service to and from the airport.

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The Tryp Alameda Aeropuerto is a four star hotel oriented to the busy business traveler. The hotel has separate floors for non-smoking and smoking rooms. Each room is soundproofed and has Wi-Fi, an in-room safe suitable for laptops and a plasma TV with Canal Plus. The Fitness rooms also include an elliptical trainer or treadmill along with extra towels and bottled water. There is also an on-site gym available to all guests. The hotel has a restaurant, garden seating for meals, a bar and room service. Breakfast is available starting at 4 am. The hotel also provides free transfers to Barajas Airport 24 hours a day.

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Melia Barajas is an elegant business oriented hotel located near both Madrid's Barajas airport and the IFEMA trade fair park. The hotel also has an onsite 14 room convention center that can accommodate up to 600 attendees. In the hotel rooms and suites, guests have exterior views as well as an LCD TV, safe and choice of pillows. Guests can relax in the outdoor swimming pool or while walking through the gardens, and enjoy the generous morning breakfast buffet. The hotel provides free high speed Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and free airport transfers 24 hours a day with the hotel's shuttle bus.

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The High Tech Madrid Aeropuerto Hotel is a modern hotel that caters to different types of travelers, for in addition to their standard types of rooms, they have rooms to accommodate travelers with different needs, such as families with small children, people who travel with pets, smokers and people with disabilities. Some rooms also have saunas and stationary bikes. The hotel has an outdoor pool, gym, restaurant and outdoor terrace, as well as three rooms for business meetings and conferences. The hotel provides free transfers to Barajas Airport, IFEMA and the Palacio Municipal de Congresos de Madrid.

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Located near Barajas airport as its name suggests, the Hilton Madrid Airport is a thoroughly modern business hotel. The interior decoration is smart and contemporary, and includes original artwork. All of the hotel's rooms have large exterior windows, heated floors, flat screen TVs and marble bathrooms. Some rooms also have Jacuzzis or come with access to the Executive lounge, which is stocked with free food and refreshments. Hotel guests can work up a sweat in the fitness room or relax in the pool. The hotel's restaurant serves fine Mediterranean cuisine and the bar, a good selection of drinks and tapas. The Hilton Madrid Airport offers free airport transfers too.

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The name and theme of the Acis y Galatea hotel give a nod to ancient mythology, and you can definitely see some mythological motifs in the decoration, but the hotel and its amenities are decidedly sleek, modern and oriented to the discerning traveler. All of the attractive hotel's 25 rooms have free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV, and some have a hydromassage shower. The common areas and restaurant are nicely decorated and good for entertaining, but room service is available too. You can also arrange for a free airport transfer to and from the hotel, except on Sundays.

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