How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
Photos of Hotel Sterling
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Sterling Madrid
Travel Blogs from Madrid
... back at the airport, I picked up my backpack and headed over to the buses. My reservation said that I was on the #5 bus and that it would be parked in the #5 spot. Sounds easy enough, right? The bus parked at #5 wasn't operated by my bus company. I asked the driver and he said that I wanted to be on bus #1. I asked THAT bus driver and he told me I wanted bus #2. Yikes! There was a large crowd pushing onto the #2 bus already. I threw my backpack into the storage area under the bus ...
... Ryan Air was a first for us. We weren't sure what to expect. Immigration was slow. They wanted to know my job? The plane 737-800 landed 1/2 hr before departure and actually left on time! Fiight time 70 minutes. See pics.
In Madrid Airport, it was much more efficient. Immigration taught me how to say "ola", stamped the passport and I was processed within 30 seconds. Our bags were picked up and we were out quickly. Taxi ...
... the former dictator, Franco in 1956.
At Pintor Rosales we board the teleférico (cable car) which takes ten to twelve minutes to cover the 2.5 kilometres to the Casa de Campo station. Leaving Pintor Rosales station we can see the west side of the city unfolding before us. To the north, the Moncloa Tower and to the south, the Palacio Real and Almudena Cathedral. As we begin our ascent we cross over the railway ...
... order a drink along with a variety of tapas. Often times if you stand at the bar instead of sitting at a table and you order a drink with no tapas, you will get a tapas for FREE! Then you order something else if you want. Tapas can be hot or cold and are delicious. After our tapas bar crawl we made our way to Plaza Mayor where some ...
Week 2 went by a lot faster than week 1.
I really miss home. Part of me hopes the trip passes by quickly so I can go home but the other part of me wants to be able to live in the moment and embrace my surroundings while I'm here because I know I will miss it when I leave.
Week 2 was mostly focusing on school. I had a test in my Language class on Tuesday and I was supposed to have another test on ...