Petit Palace Ducal Hotel
Travel Blogs from Madrid
Day 22 - Valencia to Madrid
Our first time on busabout, we made it to the pick up point by taxi, not too far from our hotel. The buses were so packed from La Tomatina festival, so 4 extra buses were required. We got on the last bus which was a little delayed, The best thing about busabout is that once you hop on the bus, you can write your …
Upon arriving to Madrid we took a tour of the Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor. At 3:00 in afternoon, there were plenty of people milling around hyper. Excitement included crazy, colorful wigs, headpieces, noisemakers, whistlers, entertainers, and Madrideans.
Well...we finally arrived back in Madrid around 3pm. We immediately took the train to Alcala where Chris had been studying for four months. He had a suitcase that he had left with a friend Christina there that he had to pick up and take back to Madrid for his flight the next day. Alcala was a really nice small town. Amazing vibrant and busy with a …
... when we arrived, we saw Fabi, Lupe, and Stephanie all hanging out on the lawn. I introduced them and we then continued a little more before meeting up with Aaron and Anna near the Palacio de Vidrio. We sat and chatted and had ice cream for a bit before going our separate ways. Jonathan and I continued walking around the Retiro, finally finding a couple of stretches of grass to relax.
We left and returned a little early to my apartment-- I wanted to show him the view of Madrid ...
... 17, 17); font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;"># of bus rides: long distance - 10, local -5, micro - 4
# of taxis: 2
# of trains: 5
# of flights: 3
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed