Centro Comercial ABC Serrano
Centro Comerical ABC Serrano has been described as, "Madrid's most emblematic Commercial Center." It is located in the Salamanca neighbourhood, one of the wealthiest areas of the city, on Calle de Serrano with access also from Paseo de Castellano.
Calle de Serrano is known as the "Golden Mile" of shops in Madrid because of the very high quality and unique styling of goods to be found there.
The building once housed the offices of ABC, a right-wing Spanish newspaper. This is where this classy shopping mall of mainly fashion clothing outlets derived its name: ABC newspaper who previously occupied the building, and Calle de Serrano, the street where it stands.
The Centro Comercial ABC Serrano shopping center is three storeys high. It has an elegant and relaxing atmosphere with a statement of quality. There are high fashion clothing outlets such as, Boch, Doble Aa, Musgo and Musgo Bebes, Minority and Zara.
On the rooftop terrace of the building you can find an excellent restaurant, There is also a bar that will stay open until the dawn welcomes in a new day, though only in summer.
Among the 80 or so shops catering to the fashion trade, you can also find a number of jewellery stores offering high quality items that are in keeping with the high quality of fashion items. There are also two hairdressing salons which complement the fashion stores, allowing its mainly women customers to look their very best. A fine wines store and several cafés rounds off the outlets in Centro ABC Serrano.
The nearest Madrid Metro line to the Centro ABC Serrano is the Ruben Darío on line 5, located a short distance northwest of the shopping center. Centro ABC Serrano can also be reached by bus numbers, 5, 9, 14, 19, 27, 45, 51, 74 and 150.
Metro Nuñez de Balboa lies three block away to the east and is reasonably convenient, while the Metro Serrano is located quite a distance south of the shopping mall and not really a convenient walking distance away.
Centro Comercial ABC Serrano is owned by Reyal Urbis, a company formed in 2007 through the merger of two former companies, Construcciones Reyal and Inmobiliaria Urbis, and which now operates in over 40 major cities through the Iberian peninsula.
Centro Comercial ABC Serrano is an assembly of three buildings. One dates from 1896 and the architect was Lopez of Salaverry, another dates from 1926 and is the work of Anibal Gonzalez, and the other one dates from 1932 and is the work of Anasagasti.
The building of the new mall began in 1989. The architect was D. Bayón Mariano Alvarez, who managed to combine the old with the new to provide a unique experience for fashion shoppers in Madrid.
The main commercial outlets represented in this mall are: Musgo, Zara, Gimnasio Reebok Sports Club/Madrid, Bang & Olufsen, Natura, Boch, Imaginarium, Swatch, Restaurantes Pedro Larumbe, Café & Té,
and many more.
Shops open from 10am to 9pm Monday to Saturday, and 12pm to 8pm on
those Sundays allowed by local regulations.
Address: Calle Serrano, 61 - 28006 MADRID
Tel.: 91 577 50 31
Fax: 91 577 63 49
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