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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Alcyon Biarritz
Hotel Alcyon is a charming boutique hotel located in the heart of Biarritz. the rooms are tastefully decorated and comfortable. The staff are very friendly and knowledgable about the city and its surroundings. Although the hotel has no parking available (typical of most inner city hotels) there is off-street parking available nearby.
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Biarritz is a beautiful little French seaside town in the south of France on the Atlantic Coast, in the Basque region close to the border of Spain... She shared her waves, sunshine, blue skies, local food and wine... Friends from another time gone by came from Denver and Dariane, Munich, London amazing how you can pick up where you left off all those years ...
... on another tactic ... shopping in the stores that ARE open. The latter part of the afternoon, we returned to Frank's (Frank Sinatra's apartment.... which I endearingly refer to as "Frank's room".) room, for a swallow of wine, and some biscuits, before leisurely dressing for dinner. Our 8:30p.m. dinner reservations, we were sat right in the center table, just in front of the window to the sea. After a culinary treat, by the hotel's personal Michelin Red 2** or 3*** chef, ...
... sauna, then showered and walked down along the beach where we discovered a surfer shack that served the best cafe a la creme and had quiche with the only broccoli we've seen since we arrived! It could not have been a more perfect morning! We had to drag ourselves away from our seats on the ocean and began a walk that would last all day and would span over 10 miles with lots of stairs to climb! The beauty of Biarritz is astounding! The water is a deep blue and is ...
... the day before at Akelare when both the Travelex and credit cards were rejected!
In the age of iPads and mobile phones and wifi, Internet cafes are a dying breed. We walked around for AGES trying to find one (quick pit stop at Zara on the way), but couldn't find one anywhere. Back to the Tourist office to ask where one was, but it was closed between 1.30-3.30 for siesta....aaaargh!!!! Finally, just as we had completely given up we found one on our way ...
... 19. Speaking french is easy 20. Its amazing what you actually need to carry on a massive hike and what you can really do without. 21. When you are a 70 year old dried up old prune you should not get your tits out on the beach. 22. Waiting for laundry is a great opportunity to catch up on blog (and keep the beasts at bay, ie: cheen and Maureen) 23. There are bloody Australians everywhere. And they will not share one of their ...