Hotel Macia Alfaros
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... desert which was a selection of homemade deserts/cakes/puddings. Speechless. As we retired for the night at 10pm, things were really starting to liven up outside and we could hear the din quite clearly till it ceased at 5.30am sharp. Strangely, I slept ok. We both woke through the night and had thought about venturing out to see what was going on, but could'nt find the energy. There was definitely plenty of ...
... tiny portion of our travel plan not actually on either of our 2 maps. The historic district is comprised of very narrow, winding cobblestone "streets"....many of which are one-way, or worse yet, closed to automobiles! Ken would say, "Turn here" and I would reply, "That's not gonna work". After twice stopping to ask direcciones, and 30 minutes of trial and error, we happened upon our ...
... you can stay longer if you have time, and from what I hear - Cordoba is one of those places that the longer you stay - the more they grow on you...but realistically - a day trip is a good overview...
Cordoba is a relatively small city, so it is difficult to even imagine that it was once the most populous city in the world...at some point it was ...
... We bought bus tickets for the next day from the bus station across from the train station as soon as we arrived in Cordoba. I initially tried to buy a tickets from the counter but the guy selling tickets for my bus line was just taking his break. Eventually I found a ticket machine and sorted out how to use it (it had an English mode). Then we took a cab to the Hotel Mezquita, which is an old mansion refashioned into a hotel and just steps ...
... we walked around Cordoba a little more with the professor. We went down to the Roman bridge that crosses the Guadalquivir river and saw one of the old water wheels that the muslims ued to bring water to the city. We also went to a small restaurant that was once an arab bath. The city at one time had about 200,000 people and over 800 public baths. It is incredible that something so ancient is part of a ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Macia Alfaros Córdoba
Clean and comfortable room
Good location, but not for the buses
Large, modern, interesting building
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