Getafe is located 13 km south of the metropolitan area of Madrid, Spain and is highly industrialised, with companies like Siemens, John Deere and Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA having factories located in the city. There are plenty of hotels in Getafe, as it is home to one of the oldest military air bases in Spain. Due to the city’s proximity to Madrid, industrial development grew in the 20th and 21st centuries, however the city itself dates back to the Middle Ages so there is plenty to see and do whatever you're interested in.
What entertainment is there for me outside working hours in Getafe?
Teatro Auditorio Federico García Lorca regularly hosts theatrical plays and musical concerts in Getafe. The gastronomy of Getafe is similar to that of Madrid and the restaurants in the city offer many local specialities. Gastrotaberna Cachito's is recommended for a relaxed business lunch or after-hours meeting. The city centre offers various large shopping malls, with every popular item on sale. Nightlife is lively, with many bars and nightclubs available. The Nassica mall offers a bowling alley and cinema. There is a public swimming pool in the city, or you can visit one of the many health and fitness clubs dotted around to enjoy the facilities.
What does Getafe offer me in the way of business facilities?
Business hotels in Getafe offer a range of conference and meeting rooms, suitable for all events and with all the necessary modern technologies and comforts. When outside of the hotel, the Internet cafés of the city offer access to the web, phone, fax and copy services. The city is accessible from the Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD), 27 km from the city centre. The airport has rail, bus and taxi services available for transfers.
What particular sights will I enjoy from my hotel in Getafe?
Venture from your Getafe hotel to the city centre, and browse the shops between Toledo and Madrid street, or head to the Avenue of Juan de la Cierva. A little further from the centre, the Getafe 3 shopping centres offers various clothing and shoe shops and several restaurants. It's of interest to note, the Cerro de los Ángeles, or 'Hill of the Angels,' is situated on the outskirts of Getafe and is considered to be the geographical centre of the Iberian Peninsula.