Hostal Barrera

Calle Atocha 96, 20, Madrid, Madrid, 28012 , Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Breakfast, culture and dinner feasts!

A travel blog entry by travelswithelsa


Today we covered all the landmarks that I had earmarked for our attention.

But first, what a breakfast buffet. The pictures give a very good idea of the types of food served for breakfast in Madrid.

Maryln and I walked to the nearby Puerto del Sol ("Gate of the Sun") to catch the HoHo bus to the Prado museum, while Herb and Judy preferred to walk. Puerto del Sol is on the square at the heart of Madrid, considered to be the center of the ...

We made it!

A travel blog entry by seasia2011


We took the redeye last night from Newark and landed in Madrid around 11 AM this morning. After a little mixup we made our way to the apartment we are renting and met the landlord Who was extremely kind and helpful and even had stocked the fridge with drinks and bought us some groceries for breakfast. We finally met up with Dan at the apartment around 2 and headed out to start exploring. The apartment we're renting is in the center of the city and close to all the ...

Magnificant Madrid

A travel blog entry by dhensby


... works. Home to many European masters, great collection of Goya and Diego Velazquez, home of Hieronymus Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights. It is wonderful that a lot of Spanish galleries extend senior rates to me so it is quite reasonable. We got audio guides and the place damn near killed me. After about six hours we called it a day. Off to get a drink at a nice street cafe.

The next day we put our work boots back on and headed for the Royal Palace, ...

A Full Day in Madrid

A travel blog entry by danddmeed


... speaking English and asked them to help us find something without meat. It turned out that they were visiting from Seattle, Washington and the woman was from Russia. We immediately all began talking and caused a nice "traffic jam" for the grocery store for about 35 minutes. We then exchanged contact information to possibly meet up later in our trips. Then, Dilyara and I headed back to our hostel to get ready for the evening ...


A travel blog entry by psing

... s Museo del Prado, regarded as one of the finest art museums in the world including works from El Greco, Velazques, Goya, Ruebens, Van Dyck and Bottocelli. ( sorry!! Am I making the brains of the philistines amongst you hurt???). Given Spains maratime history we had to visit the naval museum with its outstanding collection of early sailing stuff, weapons and the like. It was a real boys adventure but Megan did seem to enjoy it. Perhaps she was ...

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This hotel, located in the Puerta del Sol/Plaza Espana area of Madrid, is near Queen Sofia Arts Center (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia), Filmoteca Espanola (Cine Dore), Teatro Monumental, and Sala Triangulo.
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