Travel Blogs from Logroņo
I stayed in a hotel here in Logrono. My own facilities and my own room. Wow what luxury. Today(Monday morning) I met up with my Irish mates and we went over to the Basque area by taxi to look over a winery called Marquis De Riscal. The building at the winery was designed by an architect that was involved with the design of the Guggenheim in …
... for some pasta at our favourite restaurant there, Travestere. Probably will do the same on the way back.
We connected with our host, Cesar, easily enough. The town is small and driving around is stress-free. The apartment is really awesome and its so centrally located. Got really lucky with this great place and only 75 Euros a night. It was late Saturday afternoon when we arrived and my first course of business was to do some grocery shopping. ...
... bar/cafe. How wonderful bread seemed now. On passing through the beaded curtain that covers most doors we found ourselves in possibly the least appetising cafe. Nonetheless we ordered dos Café con leche and a bag of mini croissants. Our fellow pilgrims (the early risers) had eaten here and were leaving on our arrival. It couldn't be so bad. Sitting in the in sheltered patio we discovered the croissants were out of date. I ate four anyway. My standards have dropped severely ...
... was a real delight. We respectfully overtook dozens of pilgrims on foot in the next hour, only to have them overtake us as we carried out more repairs to William's brakes on the path amidst the lush green wheatfields.
Arrived in Los Arcos where the town square was brimming with Pilgrims all in good spirits having reached the end of their day's walk. Enjoyed fantastic freshly squeezed orange juice and 2 good coffees ...
... Long, Intense and Complex).All together a worthy start to this trip.
Onto the NH Herencia Hotel which is well appointed and quiet. It is also in the centre of town which meant our first sojourn into the town for Tapas was an easy hike. Three Tapas bars, four bottles of wine, many many Tapas and 25 Euro a head – astounding. I am starting to think that the three days in Logroņio will be fabulous.
And so to ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Ok - They charge you for water. The service in the cafateria was shocking. The girl would not deliver the food 5 feet past the counter where she worked and I was the onlyu customer in the Place. Each time I ordered somthing a beer or something to eat, I had to get up from my seat and walk 5 feet to the counter and collect it.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.