The ALTE 7th International Conference will take place in the beautiful city of Madrid, Spain. 

One of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe with an impressive cultural and historical heritage and a vibrant nightlife.

Madrid’s tourist information website:

Conference Venue

Novotel Madrid Center will be the venue of the ALTE 7th International Conference.

Address of the venue

C/ O’Donnell 53

28009 Madrid


Tel: +34 91 221 40 60


The hotel is located in the heart of the elegant Salamanca district and it is within walking distance from the city centre, the Retiro Park and the main monuments and cultural sites of the city.

Please click here to have a virtual tour of the conference venue.

The ALTE Secretariat has arranged a special rate for accommodation at the Novotel Madrid Centre.  However, there is a limited availability so, delegates wanting to stay at the conference venue are advised to book accommodation as soon as they register.


€ 160.00 single room;

€ 175.00 double/twin room.

Rates are per night and include breakfast and VAT. To book, please click here.

Alternatively, Madrid has plenty of hotels for all budgets but as it is a popular tourist destination, delegates should book accommodation as soon as possible.

How to get there

Please find below the indications on how to get to the venue from the city centre and the Madrid-Barajas International Airport.

By car

Novotel Madrid Center Hotel is placed at the exit n. 7 of M-30 (Madrid’s ring road). There is an indoor parking at €25/day at the hotel.

By Public Transport

Underground: the closest metro stations to Novotel Madrid Center Hotel are O’Donnell (L6) and Goya (L2, L4).

Bus: a wide bus network provides access to Novotel Madrid Center Hotel from different points in the city. You can check the different routes here:

Taxi: the venue of the conference is approximately at 20 minutes by taxi from the Madrid-Barajas International Airport. There is a fixed rate of €30 from the airport to the city centre.  It is possible to get a taxi from the main train station, Atocha, which is about 10/15 minutes away. Taxi fares from other points in the city (Monday to Saturday from 7:00am to 21:00pm): minimum fare €2.50, kilometer fare €1.10 €. There is a €3 supplement if the service begins at the main bus and train stations.

Contact us

If you have queries about the ALTE 7th International Conference, please get in contact with the ALTE Secretariat.

Tel: +44 (0) 1223 552828 (9am–5pm - UK time)


ALTE - the Association of Language Testers in Europe is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), registered in England, charity number 1184799.

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