Christmas in Madrid doesn’t just stop at the traditional celebrations like Christmas and New Years. Instead, it extends the fun over a period of two weeks which makes The Principal Madrid hotel the ideal venue to celebrate every day.
Christmas at The Principal Madrid, magic for all of your senses
Enjoy the luxury of staying in one of Madrid’s iconic buildings, next to Plaza de Cibeles and in the middle of Gran Via. Experience yoga in the mornings on La Terraza rooftop bar, surrounded by lush greenery and olive trees and extraordinary views. Receive relaxing massages with Natura Bissé products, one of the most important brands in the luxury cosmetic world. Enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the mornings and dinner in the evenings at our award-winning restaurant, Ático, the prêt à-porter version of renowned Chef Ramon Freixa (he holds 2 Michelin stars in the restaurant that bears his name, located in the Hotel Único in the heart of the Salamanca district). Guests can sip on signature classic and contemporary cocktails as they enjoy live music throughout the week from the hotel’s resident hotel DJ.
Whether staying at the hotel or not, The Principal Madrid is an oasis of peace and elegance in the center of the city. All dressed up for Christmas, it becomes the ideal location for all types of celebrations. For these festivities, Chef Ramón Freixa and his team have created two special menus for guests to enjoy with friends and family.
For Christmas Eve, the renowned chef has designed a menu that includes signature appetizers, a starter, a meat entree, a ﬁsh entree, a pre-dessert, and dessert. To complete the experience, there is an option to book a transfer service, for both Ático customers and hotel guests, who can also enjoy a gourmet breakfast at the hotel and a late checkout on the day of their departure.
For New Year’s Eve, bid farewell to the year in a glamorous and exclusive manner, with live music and a welcome drink. Chef Ramón Freixa has designed a festive menu consisting of six delicious dishes. Guests also have the opportunity to begin the new year with a massage, brunch, and late checkout from their rooms. Average price of restaurant: 60€ Price for Christmas Eve menu : 150€ Price for New Year’s Eve menu: 250€
Madrid and The Principal Madrid, Christmas traditions
Madrid during Christmas time is a place of winter wonders. It has all the magic of the European winter fairytales but with mild weather and a Spanish touch. The Christmas lights, the famous Christmas tree in Puerta del Sol, roasted chestnut stalls, ﬂea markets, nativity scenes, the lottery draw, ice skating rinks, gift shopping, New Year’s bells in Plaza del Sol, the Christmas parade, the traditional pastry like tasty nougat and the Three Kings cake…The prime location of The Principal Madrid hotel, close to all of the most exclusive shopping streets of the city and the traditional Christmas spots, allows travelers to enjoy this time of year and Madrid without long commutes.
The Principal Madrid gives patrons the possibility to gift items and products that you have enjoyed in the hotel as well as hotel stays and gastronomic experience packages.