The Escorial (The Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is an historical residence of the King of Spain) is an historical residence of the King of Spain. Located in the north of Madrd, the monastry has been built by the architect Juan Bautista de Toledo, appointed by the King Philip II in the middle of the 16th century. El Escorial complex is both a monastry and a Spanish royal palace. In 1984, it has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO.
On the hotel label of the Felipe II hotel (which does not seem to exist anymore), has been represented the façade of the monastry.