Hotel del Virrey
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel del Virrey Salta
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A big bus with huge comfortable faux leather seats that recline to almost horizontal, a hot dinner in the evening and a snack breakfast served the next morning, a mostly smooth quiet ride on sealed concrete highways and hey presto, 17 hours out of Mendoza we arrived in Salta at 2pm. The best bus/coach ride we have ever taken in terms of the level of comfort - if only air travel could be so comfortable without the enormous ...
... can have anything on the breakfast menu. We got eggs on toast, ham and eggs, eggs and bacon, pancakes, ham and --" "Eggs on toast. What's in that?" asked the boy. "Well, let's see. There's eggs. And also toast." "Give me that," he said. The girl had gone over to the coffee and tea which was provided for free. "Would you like anything?" I asked. "No," she said. Then, "Give me a cup. This one is disgusting." "Sure. ...
... and drove into the Tucuman province to see the Quilmes ruins (the largest pre-Columbian settlement in the country) and drove a bit further south to have lunch in Amaicha de Valle.
We drove the same route back to Salta stopping off at each of the rock formations on the way which we didn't do on the drive to Cafayate (the Toad, Obelisk, Devil’s Throat, Amphitheatre). Then a couple more nights in Salta to bring to an end an amazing 5 weeks in Argentina.
... be our first stop in Argentina. We were stopped by the police about five times on the way, it seemed every time we managed to nod off we'd hit another police check. Our four hour journey turned into seven hours, the bus was hot and sweaty because the A/C had broke and we hadn't eaten in close to 24 hours. We were both starting to get grumpy, after being on a bus all night, then the chaos of the border crossing we just wanted to get to Salta and at last we ...
... slimmer and slimmer. We made it to Cache and had some lunch while debating about whether to return to Salta or move on to Cafayate. The problem being that the road to Cafayate was further then to Cache and it was also ALL gravel. We had actually decided to give it a go and try make Cafayate. On the way to the car I asked a group of locals, "cuanto tiempo Cafayate?" And they responded with "no way!!!" (In Spanish ...