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IHG’s Winter Sale: Your Gateway to Spain’s Most Enchanting Cities

As the winter chill sets in, the allure of a Spanish getaway becomes increasingly irresistible. Whether you’re flying high above the clouds or smoothly traveling by train, accessing these Spanish treasures is now more convenient and cost-effective than ever before. For those inclined to rail travel, Iryo, the country’s high-speed, low-cost rail operator, has rolled out a special promotional offer. With tickets starting as low as €8 to all its destinations, this offer, valid throughout 2024, is a golden opportunity for travelers to explore Spain’s diverse and vibrant landscapes affordably. Coupled with IHG’s Winter Sale, your journey to Spain’s most enchanting cities – Valencia, Mallorca, Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga, and Bilbao – promises to be both exhilarating and budget-friendly.

Valencia: A Blend of Tradition and Modernity

Valencia, a harmonious blend of historic grandeur and contemporary innovation, is a city where the past and present coexist beautifully. Stroll through the Turia Gardens, repurposed from an old riverbed, or marvel at the futuristic City of Arts and Sciences. Valencia in winter is mild and pleasant, perfect for enjoying its world-renowned paella under the Mediterranean sun.

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Holiday Inn Express Valencia-Ciudad las Ciencias

The Holiday Inn Express® Valencia – Ciudad Las Ciencias boasts the prime location of being the nearest hotel to the Oceanogràfic aquarium, merely a brief stroll away.

Just a five-minute walk will take you to the impressive City of Arts and Sciences. For dining and shopping options, El Saler mall is conveniently located right next door. A bus stop right outside the hotel offers straightforward access to the heart of Valencia. Both the popular Las Arenas beach and the charming Old Town are a mere 15-minute drive away. Business travelers can benefit from 4 well-lit meeting rooms, and the Palacio de Congresos de Valencia conference center is under a 20-minute drive. Valencia Airport is situated 14 km from the hotel.

Mallorca: An Island Retreat

Mallorca, the crown jewel of the Balearic Islands, offers a serene winter escape. The island’s quieter winter months provide a more intimate experience of its stunning landscapes and cultural sites. From the Gothic architecture of Palma Cathedral to the tranquil Serra de Tramuntana mountains, Mallorca is a winter haven for those seeking peace and natural beauty.

Kimpton Aysla Mallorca

The Kimpton Aysla Mallorca, nestled in Santa Ponsa – Calvia and a mere 14km from Palma, transforms into a cozy winter retreat, offering tranquility and wellness amidst lush gardens that capture the serene Mallorcan winter light. This modern sanctuary redefines the winter resort experience, blending active indoor leisure with the utmost relaxation, and infusing traditional charm into contemporary living. Here, winter luxury is reimagined in a relaxed, Mallorcan style.

Kimpton Aysla Mallorca

Envision starting your day with a rejuvenating indoor workout, followed by a leisurely breakfast and a warming, almond-infused horchata with a unique twist. After a moment of connectivity with your social world, you can choose from an array of winter activities: a swim in a heated pool, an indoor tennis match at Mallorca Country Club, or perhaps a round of golf at Golf Santa Ponsa. You might also opt for a brisk, scenic hike. As dusk settles, the terrace becomes a haven of warmth, where you can indulge in fine organic wine, delectable cuisine, and engaging conversation, all enveloped in the crisp, balmy winter evening of Mallorca.

Madrid: The Heart of Spanish Culture

Spain’s capital, Madrid, is a bustling metropolis teeming with cultural attractions. Winter in Madrid is a time of lively festivals and vibrant nightlife. Explore the renowned Prado Museum, enjoy a hot chocolate with churros, drink your gin & tonic at Salamanca, or take part in the city’s lively celebrations. Madrid’s energy is contagious, and its cultural heartbeat is palpable.

Madrid's Gran Via at night

Hotel Indigo Madrid – Gran Via

Hotel Indigo® Madrid Gran Via, nestled on the serene and picturesque Calle de Silva, is a stone’s throw away from the bustling Gran Via, the epicenter of Madrid’s vibrant, modern cosmopolitan life. The design and decor of our boutique hotel draw inspiration from the neighborhood’s significant contributions to Spanish cinema, architecture, and fashion. Each of our elegantly designed guest rooms offers a luxurious spa-like bathroom experience, complete with a rainfall shower, premium toiletries, and complimentary Wi-Fi. At El Gato Canalla Gastrobar & Restaurant, guests can savor a menu rich in Mediterranean flavors with a local twist. Our rooftop infinity pool and terrace provide breathtaking panoramic views of Madrid’s skyline. The hotel’s prime location also places you close to the historic Plaza Mayor and the majestic Royale Palace.

Barcelona: A City of Artistic Wonders

Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Catalonia, is renowned for its architectural marvels by Antoni Gaudí, such as the Sagrada Familia and Park Güell. Winter in Barcelona is mild and less crowded, ideal for leisurely exploring its Gothic Quarter and enjoying tapas in a cozy bar. The city’s artistic spirit is especially enchanting during the winter months.

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Hotel Indigo Barcelona Catalunya

The Hotel Indigo® Barcelona Plaza Catalunya, a Four-Star Superior establishment, draws design and decor inspiration from the architectural wonders of its neighborhood. This is evident in the Gaudí-inspired elements in the lobby and guest room murals, as well as the patterned fabrics and artwork reflecting the area’s rich history. Located just a short walk from Gaudí’s Casa Batlló, the lively cafes and street performers of La Rambla, the Temple de la Sagrada Familia, and numerous shops and boutiques, the hotel is ideally situated for exploring Barcelona.

Guests at the Indigo Barcelona Cocktail & Snack Bar can unwind with a drink or snack after a day of sightseeing. Additionally, the poolside terrace offers a perfect spot to relax and enjoy the local ambiance over a glass of cava.

Malaga: A Coastal Gem

Malaga, a port city on the Costa del Sol, is known for its stunning beaches and rich artistic heritage. Winter in Malaga is warm and sunny, offering a perfect escape from colder climates. Visit the Picasso Museum, stroll along the historic Alcazaba, or simply relax on the beach. Malaga’s blend of history and modernity is captivating.

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Holiday Inn Express Malaga Airport

The Holiday Inn Express® Malaga Airport hotel, just a five-minute bus ride from Malaga Airport, offers a ticket reimbursement for guests arriving via Bus line A. Conveniently located, it provides easy access to Malaga’s old town, nearby beaches, and the MA21 motorway for exploring Andalusia. The hotel is also close to local business areas and leisure centers like Plaza Mayor mall.

Guests can enjoy free WiFi, complimentary parking (subject to availability), and an included continental breakfast buffet. Rooms are equipped with tea and coffee facilities, flat-screen TVs, and family rooms offer sofa beds. An early bird breakfast is available from 4am, and there’s a bar and sunny terrace for relaxation.

Bilbao: A Cultural Hotspot

Bilbao, in Spain’s Basque Country, is a city transformed. Known for the Guggenheim Museum, its striking contemporary architecture stands in contrast to the charming old town. Winter in Bilbao is a cultural experience, with its renowned culinary scene and vibrant local culture.

nervion river bilbao spain

Holiday Inn Express Bilbao

The Holiday Inn Express Bilbao, just 2 km from Bilbao Airport and 20 minutes from the city center by bus, offers a free airport shuttle, continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, and on-site parking. Nearby attractions include the Guggenheim Museum and Old Town. The hotel features family rooms for up to 4 guests and a lobby bar, with dining options like Urbe Restaurant next door.

IHG’s Winter Sale extends beyond Spain, offering travelers across Europe the chance to save at least 15% on their next winter escape with IHG Hotels & Resorts. This sale is your gateway to exploring the diverse and captivating cities of Spain, each promising a distinct winter experience. From the sunlit beaches of Mallorca to the vibrant cultural pulse of Madrid, special offers on accommodations in these six cities await. Seize this opportunity to immerse yourself in the unique winter charm of Spain, and experience the season’s magic with IHG.

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