Costa Colonia Riverside Boutique Hotel
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Costa Colonia Riverside Boutique Hotel Colonia del Sacramento
Travel Blogs from Colonia del Sacramento
... looks real and not “made for tourists”. After a nice walk around the city with 4 people I met on the boat (2 girls from Montevideo and a very funny couple from BA) we went for lunch in a great restaurant that I found by coincidence and that was full of local workers… I suppose this was a good sign. Great lunch indeed.
After lunch, good time for a long walk on the riderside (la Rambla ...
... tombs and lots of statues, angels and embellishments. We headed up there Friday morning and a crazy lady at the front who was a member of the cemetery preservation society sold me a map, which I partly bought it to help us escape after 20 minutes of being talked at. Saw Eva Peron's monument of her family tomb (the Duartes) but also all sorts of other interesting tombs and took loads of photos. Got empanadas at the recommended ...
... took another long bloody bus back to Buenos Aires, I had wanted to fly to avoid another long journey but the prices were just too high. So here we go again. The bus is nice though, Via Bariloche probably have the newest most comfortable buses. I am sat next to a 60 yr old retired local guy who is so excited to practice his English with me. He does not stop talking for about 2 hours! He is somewhat rather opinionated about everything, and is a well ...
... of the stroller placement and determined that it probably was already in the room when we came back from our walk and we just missed it in our sleep deprived state. It was very funny, all made up just like an adult bed with mini pillow and comforter and turn-down service with a mint on the pillow. Well it had everything but the mint but I put one on the pillow for a photo-op. Of course we had to strip the bed to just ...
... owner and we luckily made it back in time for our ferry. What a hectic end to this very slow and laid back day.
Despite the bad weather and our money issues, Colonia was a nice introduction to Uruguay and if we had more time, we would have loved to continue further inland and visit one of the many beautiful beaches this country has to offer. But for now we were heading back to Buenos Aires for a chilled evening at our apartment. Next up: Polo Day!