El Colorín is in Los Molinos, 20 minutes’ drive from San Lorenzo de El Escorial Monastery and Valle de los Caídos. It offers gin and tonic-making courses and tasting sessions. The hotel’s rustic-style rooms feature free WiFi and satellite TV. Each one has a private bathroom with a hairdryer. Some offer great views. Located in the covered courtyard, El Colorín’s charming restaurant serves a range of local food. There is also a bar and a drinks machine on site. Navacerrada and Valdesquí Ski Resorts are within just 15 minutes’ drive of El Colorín, and ski storage is available on site. Central Madrid is 45 minutes’ drive away, and you can drive to Barajas Airport in around 50 minutes.