Intur Palacio San Martin
Travel Blogs from Madrid
I was thinking Spain would be lush and green, but it's realy arid and desert-like. And did I mention hot??? Talk about a great vacation city - nothing opens here until 10am so you can sleep in and not feel guilty about missing anything.
Today we toured the Royal Palace which was fantastic and walked up the Calle Mayor to Puerto Del Square …
9:00am Madrid - 3:00am Columbus,O
Well the trip may have been among the longest of our lives, but we have finally arrived...and SLEPT. Most of the trip went very well. Flight from Cincy to Chicago, then we boarded a plane in Chicago with what seemd like 100 Spanish teenagers who were retuning from their summer vacation in the US. They spent …
Flight from china was way too long as was the transit at Paris airport cathy discovered afterwards that we were priority a silly waste of time waiting in queues Flight to Madrid was in business class the wonderful good and and great rose it was after midday in aus A cab to the one shot hotel cost 33 euros a cute boutoch hotel in a great location We wandered down to plaza mayor and beyond cathy had sore feet so we returned to mayor for beer and salad Jumped on the ...
... and drinking. We enjoyed delicious treats at the Mercado San Miguel and then took the last table at a highly recommended tapas restaurant. My favorite dish was a Sicilian stewed tomato, eggplant, onion and capers on bread. It is no surprise that my favorite Spanish tapa was essentially Italian bruschetta. We finished the evening, of course, with a trip to the Chocolateria shop for some ...
... of the sangria, and it was pretty good :)! I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who is in Madrid.
One thing that I forgot to mention about Madrid yesterday is the convenience of our hotel. The only taxi that we have taken was from the airport. We’ve walked everywhere else. Also, the people of Madrid wake up at about 10 am, and then stay out all day. Then, at about 6 pm, the ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center