Portuguese football superstar and former Real Madrid galactico, Cristiano Ronaldo, continues to build his links with the city he lived in for nearly a decade with the opening of his latest venture the Pestana CR7 Hotel on Gran Via.
The “soft launch” was announced by the star on his Instagramm account to his 295 million followers for the hotels official opening, yesterday 7th June.
The hotel which is part of the Portuguese Pestana Hotels group is their first in Spain.
CR 7 is Ronaldo´s partnership branding business.
In 2019 Ronaldo opened a hair transplant clinic in Madrid with his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez.
The Pestana CR7 Lifestyle Hotels brand partnership was created in 2015 with the launch of the Pestana CR7 Funchal, on the island of Madeira, where Ronaldo is originally from, followed by the Pestana CR7 Lisboa.
The hotel group have an ambitious 200 million Euro expansion plan to add 20 new luxury hotels in key locations across the globe including New York, Marrakech, Paris and Manchester.
Each hotel will have an individual concept with a focus on fun, technology, health, sports and wellness.
The Pestana CR7 Gran Vía Madrid is in the renovated 1920´s arc deco building at no 29 Gran Via and which holds the iconic Casa de Libros bookshop – it is also coveniently situated 100 metres from the official Real Madrid souvenir shop.
The hotel offers 164 rooms in different categories ranging from € 90 room cabins through to the superior and deluxe suites and average pricing of € 250 to € 1250 per night.
In addition the hotel offers a state of the art gym, sports bar, pizzeria and the only rooftop bar with a 360º view of the Spanish capital with a swimming pool.
On announcing the launch, Ronaldo wrote on his Instagramm account ” Can’t wait to see you there!” We can´t.