Hotel Macia Alfaros
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- 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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... century. Absolutely amazing! We joined the locals at an open-air restaurant. I ordered chicken kebab and to this day, I still don’t know what was served in a cone-shaped dough holder – something resembling chicken stew. Oh, well, chicken kebab surprise!
We find that ordering food in Spain is a hit-and-miss affair. The exterior of a restaurant is nothing to go by, nor the number of people frequenting the place. Sometimes the fish (we decided all white fish ...
... the mosque.
We had a small lunch, explored the Jewish quarter, and wandered the shops. Because "holy week is very holy in Cordoba" there was to be a procession around the town where everyone dresses in very...interesting garb. Google (who knew Ms. Hill assigned homework for. Her blog too?) Semana Santa (holy week) processions and you'll see what I mean. These processions happen everyday, all over Spain this week and we are hoping to see some ...
... the various narrow streets (both mirrors folded in on occasions) visited Madaz al Zahra, (both museum and archaeological site) and had a wonderful time.
Little did I know what humiliation lay ahead? Confidently trusting the GPS and THM navigators we headed back into town. The cobblestone streets got narrower and the pedestrians more fearful. Clearance between car and stone wall reduced to that of a male bee’s reproductive apparatus. The GPS sent into ...
... t even there. I ended up spending over an hour in the Mesquita!
I headed to the Juderia neighbourhood next, a pleasant quarter not unlike Sevilla, with small, winding roads and alleys, roof terraces, and clean white buildings. A lot more flowers though, with pots attached to walls - a lovely sight.
There seemed to be something going on in town - posters for a feria here and there, and a lot of people dressed up (mainly women ...
... basically men standing around in street clothes with neon pinnies/vests) about how to reserve an appointment to apply for the ID card, they literally tore off little numbered pieces of paper and told us to come back November 10. Yet another example of Spanish inefficiency: let's run our regional offices like a deli where you take a number and wait a month to be called in-- and let's not publish any information about the details of this process on our ...