Senator Barajas

Madrid, Spain

7.4 K reviews
Fair hotel for solo travelers. Close to Madrid Airport. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Central Heating
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Lounge
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Café
    • Currency Exchange
    • Newspaper stand
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Nightclub
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
    • Pub(s)
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Lunch Buffet
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Number of Pools
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Golf
Calle del Galeón 27 28042 Madrid


This modern hotel is located approximately 1 km from Madrid Barajas Airport. It offers an exclusive shuttle service (guests should check availability for this service with the hotel) from the hotel to the airport and back and is ideal for business guests and tourists alike. There are excellent connections to the centre of Madrid along the M-30 and M-40 motorways, taking around 15 minutes.


The hotel was built in 1980. Travellers can feel at home in one of the 295 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to guests. Most of the storeys can be reached by lift. Amenities include a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access in public areas allows travellers to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the establishment are a restaurant, a dining area, a café, a bar and a pub. There is also a garden. Additional facilities at the accommodation include a newspaper stand. Guests arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Additional services include room service and a laundry service. In addition, a shuttle service is offered.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. The rooms have a double bed or a king-size bed. A safe and a minibar are also available. Guests will also find a fridge included as standard. Internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio and WiFi add to the comfort of the holiday. Amenities in the bathrooms include a shower. A hairdryer is also available. The hotel offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


The establishment offers attractions including sport and entertainment opportunities. The accommodation features a pool and an outdoor pool. Parasols are available to travellers. The poolside bar serves a selection of refreshing drinks. The hotel offers golf (for a fee) to guests. A disco and a nightclub are among the available leisure options.


Travellers can choose from a range of snacks and meals including breakfast or lunch.


The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Tapas Bar next to the hotel. Close to metro links. Free transfers to the airport.

    "Great location." "Near to public transport and the airport." "Accessible by car, but parking is costly." "Far from city centre, but close to good restaurants and bars." "Shopping and sightseeing are mediocre."

  • Value for money
    "Best value for money"

    Fantastic relation price/quality. Cheap airport hotel. Free transfers to the airport.

    "Best value for money." "Pricey breakfast and dining." "Beverages could be cheaper."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Buffet breakfast excellent. Fantastic breakfast buffet. Excellent breakfast.

    "Tasty yet pricey breakfasts."

  • Service
    "Service is adequate"

    Excellent hosts. Friendly host. Impolite staff.

    "Service friendliness is ok, but reception and housekeeping were substandard." "Good shuttle service." "Service is quite professional and decent in the restaurant." "Booking process should be better organized." "Room service could have been improved." "Good management." "Good bar service."

  • Comfort

    Quiet side of the hotel. Biggest hotel room. A/C did not work.

    "Comfortable enough, with large rooms and bathrooms." "Rooms are noisy with inadequate air-conditioning and unsatisfactory beds."

  • Food
    "Food is all right"

    Marvelous dinner. Expensive buffet. Expensive hotel restaurants.

    "Overpriced, badly cleaned restaurant makes for a poor experience." "Menu and snacks are alright." "Tasty side dishes, desserts, and fruits." "Untasty beef dishes & steak."

  • Cleanliness
    "Quite clean"

    Clean bath room. Clean towels. Clean facilities.

    "Bathrooms, dining area untidy; rooms relatively untidy." "Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

  • Room
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Air conditiong not working. Desk disgusting. Poor phone service.

    "Rooms could use some maintenance and updating with subpar furniture and beds." "Large, moderately clean rooms, and decent views." "Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning." "Guests complained about kitchenettes, minibars, TV's, and A/C." "Shower can be a problem."

  • Amenities
    "Amenities are not the best"

    Building is old. Noisy corridors. No smoking rooms.

    "Old facilities and poor entrance area, but okay hotel grounds." "Architecture not so nice." "Adequate terrace."

  • Pool
    "Pool should be renewed"

    Poor swimming pool. Pool was small. Pool not open.

    "Pool should be renewed."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Lack of cable internet. Wi-fi didn't work. Slow wi-fi Internet.

    "Wifi quality could be improved."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Building is old. Smelly carpets in the hallways. Made me feel sick.

    "Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." "Hotel could use some updating." "Entrance area is not particularly attractive." "Hotel is fairly plain." "Hotel could be more stylish." "Suitable for solo travelers." "Good choice for a city trip."

  • Wellness Area
    "Wellness & sports facilities could be improved"

    "Poorly reviewed fitness area."