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  • 2 Nights At Hotel Gran Meliá Palacio de los Duques, Madrid, Spain

    Highest Bid:

    £440.00 GBP By An***t
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    Enjoy a 2-night stay for 2 guests in a Premium Room at the stunning Hotel Gran Meliá Palacio de los Duques in Madrid. Stay includes daily breakfast. Stay is valued at approximately €1,000 EUR / £835 GBP / $1,100 USD*. Please note the winner will be required to separately pay for all additional purchases including further meals, drinks, spa treatments, excursions, gratuities, etc.

    Auction stay dates: to be booked in advance and stay taken before 31 December 2022, subject to availability. Please note during peak season: May, June, September, and October, there will be limited availability.

    Situated in the heart of the Spanish capital of Madrid, behind an Elizabethan-style façade, lies the Palacio de los Duques Gran Meliá. A member of The Leading Hotels Of The World, this luxury hotel boasts architectural splendor and timeless luxury with an avant-garde flair.

    A 19th-century palace with a privileged location in Madrid de los Austrias, next to the Royal Palace, the Royal Theatre and the Almudena Cathedral, this hotel has undergone beautiful renovations inspired by the work of the famous artist Velázquez.

    The hotel features a spectacular 1,000m² historic manicured garden full of life, which is utterly unique in the heart of this vibrant city, as well as a seasonal rooftop pool and whirlpool bathtub overlooking the Royal Palace and the famous Austrias district, with sundeck and cocktail bar. The hotel also boasts a 24-hour free gym and fitness area, 24-hour business center, concierge service, and 24-hour room service.

    In terms of dining the hotel features 3 restaurants: Coroa serving contemporary cocktails and a menu including tapas in a relaxed and contemporary space that’s open all day; Montmartre Restaurant creates Spanish and French gastronomic delights paired with delicious wines in a stylish and refined atmosphere; and Dos Cielos Madrid serves new creations inspired by the area of Madrid as well as classic Castilian dishes all advised by the Torres brothers, who have one Michelin Star.

    All guest rooms are elegant and exquisitely designed, just like the canvas works of art that have inspired them.

    The winner and their guest will be staying in a spacious but incredibly charming 30sqm. Premium Room with king-size bed or twin single beds. Facilities include a 59 inch LED television, iPhone dock, free wifi, desk, large wardrobes, extensive pillow menu, minibar, bathrobes, and plush slippers, and a bathroom with spectacular bath and rain shower with waterfall effect and underfloor heating all delicately perfumed by the exquisite Clarins bathroom amenities.

    Terms and Conditions

    Luxury Travel Diary terms and conditions apply. *This auction item is valued at approximately €1,000 EUR by Hotel Gran Meliá Palacio de los Duques, Madrid, Spain – Please note this valuation is the list price provided to Luxury Travel Diary by the Auction Prize Provider and should be used as a guide only as cheaper discounted rates may be available. No cash alternative is available. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, promotion, or discount. This auction item excludes flights and transport – you will need to arrange and pay for your own flights/transportation to and from your home to Hotel Gran Meliá Palacio de los Duques, Madrid, Spain to coincide with your booking. Your stay is subject to availability, must be booked in advance, and stay taken before 31 December 2022, subject to availability. Please note during peak season: May, June, September, and October, there will be limited availability. Please note any associated taxes/resort fees/entrance fees etc. and all additional purchases will be collected from the winner by the relevant property at the time of booking your stay or on departure and will not be deducted from the amount bid for the item. Winners must pay for their auction item in full via PayPal within 48 hours of the auction’s end. The full Terms of our auctions can be found here. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Luxury Travel Diary will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of the winners’ use or enjoyment of the prize; and the winner acknowledges that Luxury Travel Diary accepts no responsibility whether directly or indirectly for any claims whatsoever arising in respect of the prizes provided by third-party providers or sponsors.