The best hotels for the Mutua Madrid Open 2018 tournament
Every May, Madrid gets ready to play tennis with the Mutua Madrid Open tournament, which takes place in a very popular venue called “La Caja Mágica” (The Magic Box). This means that, also every May, the doors of every hotel in the Spanish capital start opening and closing non-stop, joining the hustle and bustle of all the sports fans visiting the city to attend the famous tennis championship.
If you are planning on going to the tournament, you will be needing accommodation in Madrid, so we recommend you to book one of the rooms in Único Hotels in advance. By doing this, you will avoid a more than probable overbooking that always comes with big events like this, no matter the city. There’s only a 20 minutes’ drive from the venue to The Principal Madrid and the Hotel Único Madrid, which makes them a perfect option for your stay during those days. Located in the centre of Madrid, these hotels offer you the possibility to enjoy the luxury and gastronomy, and of course, have a great time watching the tennis.
How to make the most of the Mutua Madrid Open 2018
At the beginning of May, every year the city of Madrid gets its trainers on and takes the dust off the racquets to welcome the tennis masters Mutua Madrid Open. This international sports tournament annually gathers the best tennis players of the world, such as Rafa Nadal or Novak Djokovic. It is, for sure, a must for anyone who likes and follows this sport. At Único Hotels, we want you to have an amazing experience, and that’s why we have created this short guide for the event. We hope this article gives you some ideas to make the most of the Mutua Madrid Open, and maybe even helps to plan your stay in advance.
When does the Mutua Madrid Open 2018 happen?
The championship of 2018 takes place between the 4th and the 13th of May. The ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) has already announced the Entry List with the main players that will be competing during this year’s tournament in La Caja Mágica. This list, which is not final, includes the 44 best tennis players of the world. The men’s and women’s draws of the Mutua Madrid Open 2018 are also available on the website of the event. If you don’t want to miss any tennis match you might be interested in, the organisers recommend everyone to check the timetable of each tennis court (there are 7) and the general tournament schedule, that includes 17 sessions distributed in 10 days.
Where does the Mutua Madrid Open 2018 take place?
The championship takes place in La Caja Mágica - which means the Magic Box -, located in Cmo. de Perales, 23, in Madrid, the Spanish Capital. This famous venue has high quality clay courts, improved and updated on 2012, and its facilities are known to be very modern and innovative, mainly due to the retractable roofs. Every year, around 20.000 people attend this sports competition, that has been described as one of the most important events in the tennis world. The main court of the venue, called Manolo Santana, has capacity for 12.500 attendees. Estadio 2-Estadio Arantxa Sánchez Vicario and Estadio 3 (estadio means court in Spanish) have 3.500 and 2.500 seats, respectively.
If you want to attend the championship and you want to buy tickets for the Mutua Madrid Open 2018, on the official website you can choose between different options with different prices, depending on the number of tennis matches you want to see or the number of days you want to attend. For the media and/ or freelance journalists, there is an application form available that needs to be filled in, in order to get a certification to access this year’s Mutua Madrid Open.
How to get to the venue La Caja Mágica?
There are 6 bus lines that take you to the venue La Caja Mágica: Line 180, line 23, line 78, line T32, line 123 and line 3. There are buses available every 10 or 20 minutes and the service starts, in some cases, one hour before the first match and finishes one hour after the last one. Taxi or car are also good options to get to Mutua Madrid Open 2018: it is only a 20 minutes’ drive from The Principal Madrid and the Hotel Único Madrid. And you don’t have to worry about the parking spots because there is also a paid car park in the venue.
For any doubts or inquiries regarding the accommodation during the Mutua Madrid Open 2018, you can call The Principal Madrid at +34 915 21 87 43 or the Hotel Único at +34 917 81 01 73 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.Local agenda