NH La Maquinista
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews NH La Maquinista Barcelona
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... Spain's second largest city Andy one of Europe's most popular vacation spots. Barcelona had no beaches prior to the 1992 Olympics, when. It relocated the industries that occupied the seaside and reclaimed more than 2 1/2 miles of beach. The city loves it walkers and boasts that it has the equivalent of 260 football fields designated as pedestrian zones. This is one of the most wonderful things about Barcelona...you can walk the town ...
... down toward Ramblas to find some grub. We were having our usual luck of finding little or more 'excuse me' type spots. Back on one of the main pedestrian ways, we found a restaurant. Seafood paella for Daniel, fried squid for me and a pitcher of sangria between us was dinner. The sangria was not as good as the one we had with Esther ie more wine and less fruit flavour. Our mains were very good. This was our last chance for fish from the Mediterranean Sea so ...
... that not only was it sunny, a "blue domer" as Poppy would call it, but it was considerably warmer even though there was a heavy wind. Today was left up to Jenny to decide what she would like to do and she said she wanted to walk along the beach. No problem. We plotted a course off the main shopping streets, in case the crowds were out again, and headed for the beach via the 44 acre city park.
Our walk down the Passeig de Sant Joan was lovely. The ...
... exists outside Barcelona coz this is one happening place).
I wandered away from CC along a broad section of open mall called the Rambla (a haven for pick pockets according to the informative audio guide)(though this was repeated only twice and therefore may be subject to more fact-checking scrutiny) and this broad tree lined pedestrian mall was full of happy souls feasting on the many tables and chairs or simply wandering up and down the market edged boulevard or ...
If I was going to complain about anything, I'd say it was a little bit on the noisy side in some areas, and sometimes the food was hit and miss (which didn't seem to correlate at all with the massively variable prices). Oh but really, who am I kidding? ...it is basically just perfect.
On day 3 we got snacks and beers from the supermercat ("super meerkat") and sat on the beach on our towels as we had ...