Opera Garden Hotel & Apartments
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Friday afternoon, at 4 o'clock, I finished writing my last exam for the semester, went back to my room, did a little bit of last minute packing and left for the airport. I spent that night sleeping in Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport. That was an experience all on its own. I am sure that the men dressed head to toe in military uniform carrying …
Easter had arrived again and we thought it was a good time to take advantage of 4 days off so tagged on an extra day and headed to Budapest and Vienna for the long weekend!
Thursday 17th April - As usual our flight was delayed, we are starting to think we have a bit of a curse on us when it comes to flying! Just like in Prague we got on the plane and taxied out only to find the plane had 'technical issues' took 2 hours before we got going again so I ...
... and something didnt seem right. Courtney said we should go to the bus early just in case, and just as we walked up the bus was boarding. So we were lucky in catching it. The bus dropped us off right in front of the canyon. We walked the path along the scenic canyon. Courtney bought some jewelery from a nice art student along the way. We had a nice pleasant walk around the canyon for a couple hours, and after had a nice meal overlooking the canyon and lake beneath it. When it ...
Tomas, the owner, greeted us and showed us around a very beautiful, two bedroom apartment. It was a mix of modern and old-world European charm, including the creaky herringbone-patterned hardwood floors. It was, by far, the nicest apartment we've stayed in, and only cost $117 per night.
Because all of the sights were mostly at our doorstep, and there weren't that many compared to London or Paris, we got to take ...
... a computer and internet in hotels was
exorbitantly expensive. Now everywhere has Wi-Fi, including hotels and
restaurants. Many of you will be more experienced travellers than me and have
other great ideas to add, but my technology must haves are there:
- iPhone (or for the haters, some sort of android
smartphone with GPS). You can use the internet quickly plus there are heaps of
useful free travel ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center