AC Hotel La Linea by Marriott
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We reached the town of Concepcion/La Linea while there was still daylight. This town borders Gibraltar, also known as The Rock of Gibraltar, and boy they were not kidding when they gave it that name. I was under the impression there was some kind of ceremonial rock with a bronze plaque on it and that's what they meant by The Rock. But as we …
So After Madrid I decided to go to Gibraltar. I looked for hotels on line but, it seems there aren't all that many hotels on the Rock itself. Instead I ended up in a hotel on the spanish side of the border in a town called La Linea.
I took a train from Madrid to Algeciras which took about 4 hours. From there it was a 30 minute cab ride. I …
Whoever controls Gibraltar controls the Mediterranean so it has changed hands many times over the centuries. Gibraltar was captured by the combined Dutch & British forces in 1702. Even after several free votes the people still want to remain a British Territory which still angers Spain. During the late 1700s the Spanish tried to ...
Our booked transport quickly found and with the assistance of ramps and port security guards Mum & wheelchair got into the rear of our van and we set off for our tour of the island. First surprise was when our route crossed the runway (see pic 1) We then travelled along the southern shore with Africa 11 miles across ...
... enjoy relaxing here. Greg went to have a dip in the water (Atlantic side). He said it was cold! Brrrr! :)
We had our late lunch (5pm!), and had more walk along the beach. There were more kiteboarders than earlier today, but the wind wasn't very impressive... Where is the view of the classic Tarifa with full of kites?! Now we're back in the room, but contemplating to go out later. Greg wants to have beer and pizza. I want to have some dessert. :)
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAC Hotel La Linea by Marriott
The hotel is nice but it's in a fairly run down area in La Linea
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