MADRID Gay Shopping 2018
No trip to Madrid would be complete without a visit to some of its finest stores, markets and independent boutiques.
Limón 24;, Malasaña – Conde Duque, Mon-Sat 10-21
Grupo Sportivo is a collection of three stores in Madrid’s trendy Malasaña – Conde Duque barrio. Handsome boys shopping for the latest in fashion is what you will find in these stores. For a younger, more sporty collection, head to its aptly named Sportivo sister store around the corner, and for limited edition footwear, trainer specialist Duke round off this cool trio on the next block.
Infantas 19; 28004 Madrid, Chueca, Mon-Thu 10-22. Fri-Sat 10-01. Sun 16-22
Isolee combines shopping and food in a way that will leave you speechless. Their highly polished store in the Chueca district has some of the best coffee in the city, an eclectic mix of items, from clothes to lifestyle items, bagels and Sushi.
Fuencarral 2; 28013 Madrid, Chueca, Mon-Sat 10:30-21. Sun 11-21.
El Ganso is a family owned Spanish brand that is adored by gay hipster boys and fashion conscious city types looking for that dapper look. Their store in Chueca has a great selection of preppy jumpers, leather goods, hats and more.
Ribera de Curtidores; 28005 Madrid, La Latina, Sundays 08-14
El Rasto is the titleholder of EUropes largets market and is home to hundreds of stalls selling antiques and souvenirs. Go with an open mind and a willingness to haggle and search out some truly authentic treasures. A great way to spend a Sunday.
If you can, try and get a hotel as close to Chueca as possible, right near all of the gay bars and clubs. Madrid has some stunning designer hotels especially along Gran Via.
Located in the Barrio de las Letras, Gran Hotel Inglés is set on a 19th century building, All rooms feature a stylish décor remembering its original art-decó style
The stylish rooms and suites in the hotel are fitted with a coffee machine. The rooftop terrace includes a lounge area with views of the Gran Via and an interior bar cafeteria for your comfort.
The hotel has a literary theme, & includes a library. Rooms have high ceilings, large windows & a seating area. They are individually decorated with quotes by famous writers & poets.
Right in the heart of the gay area of Chueca, featuring chic décor with bright colors throughout. Each of its air conditioned rooms is spacious and comfortable. All have a minibar
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