Ronda Lesseps Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRonda Lesseps Hotel Barcelona
Enjoyed my stay in this clean, quiet hotel. Although it is far from city center, a 10-20 minute metro ride will take you anywhere in Barca you would like to go.
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... wrong way down the last two one way streets. But he got us there safely.
Instead of heading out to explore as we would usually do, we stayed in our room so Ruth could rest. Our hotel, the Hotel Barcelona Catedral is just around the corner from the main Cathedral. Our room was quiet, comfortable, with plenty of storage space, free Wi Fi and helpful ...
... we decided to back to the hotel before heading out again to grab some dinner in our favourite Italian Place.
Later one we went to Gino's Restaurant to grab some delicious seafood and meat pasta! And their garlic tomato bread is one of the best i have tried. This garlic bread is actually made with pizza dough so it tastes like perfection.
... can see in the buildings and even the culture of the place that it was once very grand, successful and wealthy. But you can also see by the lack of repair that harder times have arrived. I'm constantly being strongly reminded of my visit to South America which has brought home just how extremely strong the Spanish influenced there culture. Also you'll have to get by with only the photos I have on my phone as I can't get the pictures off my camera without my iPad - but I do have more ...
... reasoned that we'd have control over our departure and return times, and we could stop somewhere along the way if it looked interesting. I'm not sure if the choice was the right one, but we were certainly greeted with the downside of driving oneself out of Barcelona right away. There was apparently only one way to exit on the road that we thought we wanted to take, and we missed it. When we tried to turn around and take it coming back the other way, we were ...
... so that is where we headed. The roof top garden was more of a platform, and the flamenco show was a French/ Spanish trio band who were actually great to listen to, but we were a little disappointed they weren't dancing also.
Barcelona is a nice city. It's a little touristy, but there is always something happening somewhere, and it doesn't feel like a dirty tourist trap like some cities (agh hum ...