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TravelPod Member ReviewsNH Nacional Madrid
Clean rooms, gorgeous lobby, wonderful breakfast, beautiful view from terrace in the room. Not much else I could ask for.
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Travel Blogs from Madrid
Ola!!! We're here in sunny Madrid soaking up the warm sunshine and Spanish life. Madrid is a very big city boasting more cathedrals, although not as many as the previous countries we've seen, and some beautiful architectural buildings and gardens. We took an open bus tour around all of the tourist spots, stopping at popular areas to shop (of course) and experience the atmosphere. There are so many people here at present the city ...
... see that it is fully utilised.
Given our change of plans we decided to head straight to Barcelona so we could enjoy the city for a few days before heading to London. We set off thinking that we would take two days but the driving was easy and we both felt good so travelled all the way in one day. Our biggest drive in one day to date. We set the GPS to avoid the expensive toll roads and the alternate roads are perfectly fine. So much so ...
... Later in the day I asked someone what it was, these children were visiting the cathedral to celebrate the day of the Patron Saint of Madrid. They were bringing with them flowers and banners from the school to be presented to the Saint.
After the Cathedral, Kate and I parted ways. I went to the Cathedral, which was an eccletic mix of different architectural and interior design styles. The stained glass windows once again were pretty cool, ...
... massive pieces, very old, some quite tattered, others beautifully restored. Paintings also. I have to say, the artwork and religious images are pretty gruesome... Walked all over town looking for the travel agents who were to reopen at 5-8pm. None had, so unable to book our AVE high speed train tickets to Madrid. Home, and 40 minutes on the hotel PC, despite help with translation from the hotel clerk proved too much for us to book on line. (Renfe ...
... and drinks. We all went out tongiht and had a good time (including me and the other American).
When I arrived on Sunday night, I noticed how dirty the city seemed to be. Trash in the streets, garbages overflowing, etc. I found out in my orientation yesterday that the workers went on strike so the garbage services were cancelled. They reached an agreement yesterday so they just started services again ...