Residencia Torre Girona
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- Continental Breakfast
- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room
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... perturbed, we made it to Barcelona on raw emotions and very little overnight sleep. But from that point on, things clicked, from euros exchange to the aerobus to Plaza de Catalunya to the taxi ride to our doorstep at the hotel in the old city, the Barri Gotic neighborhood. Checked in, unpacked, power napped for an hour, showered, and headed off to our first site in Barcelona, the Basilica de Sagrada Familia.
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