Lavish rooms on-site dining and the Prado Museum one-and-a-half miles south are reasons why the InterContinental Madrid appeals to our guests headed to the city. The InterContinental has 302 rooms housed in a building inspired by an 18th-century palace. Accommodations feature coffeemakers minibars internet (for a fee) flat-panel LCD TVs and beds with thick mattresses and cotton-rich sheets. Non-smoking rooms are available. Enjoy a view of Madrid along with your workout in the fitness room. When in Spain dine as the Spanish do: The restaurant serves local Mediterranean and international dishes and has an outdoor terrace in the summer months. The hotel also has a cocktail lounge with cigars tapas and local wines plus a concierge desk business center and Thai and Bali-style massages. Parking is available for a fee. The InterContinental is situated on the tree-lined Paseo de la Castellana between the Gregorio Marañón and Rubén Darío subway stations and less than a half-mile northwest of the ABC Serrano shopping mall. The Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales is a half-mile north. The Prado Museum and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum are about one-and-a-half miles south. Madrid-Barajas Airport is seven miles from the hotel. This "very well-located" InterContinental provides our guests with "excellent concierge" service and an upscale Madrid basis for shopping and art museums.