Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo
Travel Blogs from Monte-Carlo
... only 15 or so kilometers more we were entering Monaco. it was still raining lightly as we snaked our way through the streets of Monte Carlo. All three of us stared out the window in wonderment at the amazing city around us (don't worry, I was mostly watching the road) as we looked for a place to park the car for the day. Once Sigmund was safely tucked away in space suitable for a clown car we set out to explore with our umbrellas in hand. It didn't take us long to ...
... classy. They wanted €10 per person to come in so we didn't go in. We saw the lobby though and looked through the doors. It didn't look like anything special but of course it's full of filthy rich people who like to gamble. Outside was full of Rolls, Bentley, Lambos and Ferraris. I wonder what the table minimums are? We walked back to the train station after walking around the small plaza there and went back to Nice. Were gonna relax before going out ...
... bag, that's where they live after all". But when I looked in the back pocket, they weren't there. This was a big problem, and it particularly annoyed me because I had previously misplaced the waterproof lining of my summer motorbike jacket - and while this wasn't a huge deal because Jess had a GoreTex raincoat that she could wear under that jacket, it was that infuriating feeling of having been careless with your own property. ...
... the buses is very very full. We head up the hill to the Palais and watch the changing of the guards and sweating up a storm in the heat.
We wander along the port at the huge huge yachts parked up. I seriously don't understand why we couldn't just borrow one for a day.
The Casino is around the far side and is quite ...
... wet our hair fully with water from a tap nearby. It was above 30C. We then had a good look around the town and had a yummy ice cream to cool down. Then went on a hunt for the casino which took a while driving through the streets but we finally found it. The casino looked cool because it had a shiny mirrored bowl on a roundabout out front. Unfortunately you had to be 18 to go in so we couldn't. Then we went on another hunt for the Prince's car collection ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility