Party Earth Review Situated right in the center of Gran Vía, De Las Letras Hotel and Restaurante is a four-star hotel with a lovely modern lounge where projected lights cast a soft blue glow and ambient music creates a hip environment for the stylish guests. The real treat at Las Letras, however, is El Ático, a rooftop terrace accessible ... more
Calle Gran Vía, 11
Madrid’s late-night party scene spills from bars and restaurants onto the city’s sidewalks and plazas, but for those who want to be above it all while gulping fresh air, Madrid rooftop bars are the place to be seen. As is fitting for spots with rarefied air, their crowds tend to be exclusive and their locations on the “It” list.
Many rooftop bars in Madrid perch on top of luxury hotels. Stylish De Las Letras Hotel and Restaurante has a modern vibe throughout and a crown jewel of a bar on its roof. Here, the panoramic view of the elaborate architecture and spires of Gran Vía and downtown Madrid provides a spectacular backdrop for patrons eager to escape the sounds of the bustling city streets below. A small bar, intimate tables, and a spacious gazebo furnished with cushy sofas provide plenty of space for the well-dressed clientele of young professionals to mingle.
Celebrity favorite The Penthouse sits atop Hotel ME Madrid Reina Victoria. The lucky ones who get past the formidable line can enjoy views of central Madrid and the beautiful people in the bar in equal measure. Hotel penthouses are usually occupied by VIPs, but chic club-hoppers can get a level higher with Madrid rooftop bars.