Senator Barajas

Madrid, Spain

7.5 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
    • Radio
    • Central Heating
    • 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
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Café
    • Currency Exchange
    • Newspaper stand
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • 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. Close to Madrid Airport.

    "Great location." "Near to public transport and the airport." "Accessible by car, but parking is costly." "Great sightseeing, restaurants and shopping nearby." "City centre is hard to reach."

  • 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. Excellent breakfast buffet. Amazing breakfast.

    "Tasty yet pricey breakfasts."

  • Service
    "Service is adequate"

    Friendly host. Helpful front desk staff. Understaffed front desk.

    "Fairly friendly, professional staff, but complaints about reception." "Good shuttle service." "Housekeeping is satisfactory." "Well-managed with superb restaurant service." "Booking process should be better organized." "Room service could have been improved." "Good bar service."

  • Cleanliness
    "Quite clean"

    Clean bath room. Clean facilities. Dirty plates.

    "Bathrooms, dining area untidy; rooms relatively untidy." "Moderately clean hotel facilities."

  • Food
    "Food is all right"

    Expensive buffet. Expensive hotel restaurants. Aged steaks.

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

  • Comfort

    Quiet side of the hotel. Air conditioner did NOT work. Flimsy pillows.

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

  • Amenities
    "Ordinary amenities"

    Old structure. Run down facility. Noisy corridors.

    "Great terrace but old facilities with a poor entrance area." "Architecture not so nice."

  • Room
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Air conditioner did NOT work. Air conditiong not working. Door lock broken.

    "Uncomfortable beds and old, poorly maintained rooms." "Rooms are large and clean enough, with great views." "Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning." "People dislike the TVs, A/C, and furniture." "Kitchenettes and minibars are as expected." "Shower was ok."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    SLOW WI-FI INTERNET. Wi-Fi bit slow. Poor internet.

    "Wifi quality could be improved."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Old structure. Old towels. Old doors.

    "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."