Catalonia Gran Via
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
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... with that turned out to be that the Atocha Station is spread out over a couple of blocks. I still needed to figure out the correct place to wait for my bus. I asked a bank security guard, but he didn't know English. However, I was able to speak enough Spanish for him to understand me and he got me pointed in the right direction. It turns out I picked the right station to go to because I found out later that where I had gotten off before wasn't on the return route to the ...
Arrived from Paris at lunchtime. A quick check in to the Artrip Hotel- we did walk past it twice trying to locate the front door...subtle location and no awning. We were after the obvious. Great room, spacious and very new. Miguel the owner drew us A map of the must see sites and this include our first stop - the Mercado San Miguel tight next to Plaza Mayor. This was ...
... press on to the Madrid Cathedral, underneath which was a spectacular neo-Romanesque crypt-chapel. This crypt has more than 400 columns and 20 smaller chapels around its perimeter. The temperature was cool and pleasant, and so something of a relief from the warm sun. I was surprised to notice that some of the burial places were very recent, one indeed only 3 months old. A pleasant evening meal washed down with sangria, completed the ...
... refuelled we head back to Sol to take the Metro to Moncloa.
Faro de Moncloa
Although it is closed to visitors we wanted to get a close up view of the Moncloa Tower with its saucer like viewing gallery perched on top of a huge metal column. We have a great view from the Plaza Moncloa where the futuristic modern design of the communications tower built in 1992 is juxtaposed with the classical style of the Puerta de Moncloa ...
... in five minutes, and took off running out the door. After a couple of minutes she passed the store going in the other direction. No shoes yet. A couple of minutes more, she arrived with another pair if shoes. Now THAT is customer service! Madrid is slowly growing on us. I still LOVE Portugal but this place carries some undeniable beauty and ...