The Meliá Castilla hotel is located in the modern commercial and financial district of Madrid, parallel to Madrid`s main boulevard, the Paseo de la Castellana. The hotel is reputed to be one of the most modern in Madrid as well the largest and one of the biggest in Spain. With all the comforts and services excepted in the finest hotels, the public areas are decorated in a modern style. There are three restaurants offering different menus and varying prices with a cuisine of a very high standard as well as 3 bars and a theatre, the "La Scala" where live shows and music are performed daily, even though there is also plenty of lively night life close by in the Plaza Castilla and Orense district. The 916 rooms are all modern in style and decorated to a high standard, the bathrooms have marble walls and floors, hair-dryer, magnifying mirror and toiletries. All rooms have air-conditioning, interactive satellite TV , direct dial telephone with data port and Internet ADSL, mini-bar, safe deposit box, electronic door lock. The Hotel also has a hairdresser and shopping arcade, laundry service, rent a car and travel agency and a business center with secretarial services, telephone, fax and computers and even an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by beautiful gardens which is open in the summer.