Parrilla Principe

Mariano Benavente 12, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, 28200, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
Prices starting from $60.00
 

Travel Blogs from San Lorenzo de El Escorial

A Day Trip fit for a King

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

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... impressive, with marble pillars and gold scattered throughout. There is also a "Sistine Chapel-esque" painting covering the ceiling that took my breath away. Underneath the church is the "Panteon", the burial site of nearly every Spanish King since the 16th Century. This was my favorite part of the visit, and probably the most decorated room I have ever stood in. All the walls are marble and accented with real gold. The kings are displayed in the most ...

Barajas Airport, Madrid

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

... for Dave was confiscated because it had come from outside the EU; they did give me the option of going back round and signing forms in order to keep onto it, but the plane from Guayaquil had arrived late and I was in a mad rush to get to my gate in time, so I didn't have any time to spare. An airport employee rushed me and a couple of other people bound for Heathrow directly to our gate; I was very grateful ...

Not an Inquisition Museum...

A travel blog entry by haspain

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... when you consider that they didn't have computers, calculators (or even slide rules) or any sort of mechanised construction equipment!

The hall of battles was awesome. Huge murals run it's full length depicting victories over the Moors and the French. The depictions are so realistic that they were apparently used to teach the new king different war tactics and, in modern day, they've been used by historians to determine the types ...

Tourist Day 1 in Madrid

A travel blog entry by mollytara.spain

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... the ¨proof¨ to see it. After I showed her what I booked, she said that the entry is very clear - that the room includes 2 beds, a balcony, flat-screen TV, sink, and shower. Who knew that I needed to look for a toilet as well? Oh well, it was an experience for Molly to share a toilet in a hotel with all of the other guests...

We went out to Puerta de Sol (kind of like Time´s Square in NY) and bought tickets to the hop on/hop off ...

Old City Madrid

A travel blog entry by hinekn

... the first route on the Madrid tour bus that takes you through the older part of the city. Despite the cold, we sat on the top of the double deck-er since you could see so much better. What a wonderful city - beautiful architecture and really clean (other than the graffiti). It gives you a good indication of where you may want to visit again.

Dinner was Tapas, or course, and wine.
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This hotel, located on Mariano Benavente 12, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, is near Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial and The Valley of the Fallen (El Valle de los Caidos).
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