Hotel Durval Puerta de Alcala

C/ Salustiano Olozaga 12, Madrid, Madrid, 28001, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Happy 13th Birthday Alyssa!!!

A travel blog entry by outoftheoffice

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... but we were definitely done...we were all queasy by the time we left, but it was so much fun!!!

We had wanted to see a bullfight, or at least we think we would but unfortunately, or luckily, there wasn't one scheduled while we were here. We still had to go see the arena which was absolutely beautiful. Although it is a Spanish tradition, I really don't think we could have watched an entire bullfight. We'll never know though!
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The Rain in Spain Falls Mainly on..... Madrid

A travel blog entry by aleciaelliot

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... the spotlight on the stage where the performers sat. There were 2 female dancers and one male dancer along with a guitarist and a singer. They all sat in chairs lined up against the back of the stage and sang or played while one dancer preformed. The whole thing was very mysterious and intimate and reminded me of Audrey Hepburn's Funny Face when she goes to a French poet club. (If you're interested, you can watch the scene here: ...

Madrid - The capital of Spain

A travel blog entry by kaztravel

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... thought was the Main Street we had been travelling by bus, saw us pulling our mountain of luggage for an extra half an hour in 35 degree heat. Locals we have found love the saying, after reeling off their directions, "you can't miss it". This saying always sets alarm bells ringing, as we can be sure it will mean we will get even more lost!Finally arriving at Hostal Gonzalos we were greeted with stairs we really didn't want to see after our walk, and the ...

Some Quality Time with Madrid

A travel blog entry by andrearini

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... a cup of coffee, and relax. The pace is much different than in the United States. People enjoy each other’s company, they take their time with things like meals and social gatherings, and spend a lot of time sharing ideas and opinions.
The next stop on my Madrid tour was the Palacio de Comunicaciones or the Palace of Communications. This building is located in Cibeles and is an iconic image of Madrid. It is large, white and elegant, and indeed resembles a sort of turn ...

Easter in Madrid

A travel blog entry by christinec2013

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... our way to the Reina Sofia Museum, which is free after 2pm on Saturdays. Then we say around in the park with the Crystal Palace, in the sun, making daisy chains and being generally hungover. Then we went to the Prado Museum, free from 7pm - 8pm. Then we went to El Tigre for dinner. Renowned in Madrid for having just the best food/drink deal. So if you buy a drink for €6, you get a huge free plate of tapas. And they just keep bringing them out to you. We were royally stuffed!! ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Salamanca area of Madrid, is near Alcala Gate (Puerta de Alcala), La Cibeles, National Library (Biblioteca Nacional), and Palacio de Comunicaciones.
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