Sheraton Montevideo Hotel
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... we really didn’t have time to leave the city. By the time we got the parking waived, we might have broken even versus taking a cab, but again, it was nice to buckle the car seats in once and be done.
Flying Copa was a bit of an adventure. The good side was that we got upgraded on 3 of the 4 flights. The downside is that the flight we didn’t get upgraded on turned out to be the worst debacle I’ve ever experienced in air ...
... so we can find out about the direct boats to Buenos Aires (turns out there are not any you have to catch a bus to Colonia). After we briefly pass Museo del Carnaval which houses a number of costumes from past carnival celebrations and gives some of the history of the event, quite interesting and certainly very colourful.
We walk back towards our hostel and then towards the new town heading past the grand Tearto Solis on the way. We have lunch at a place ...
... and was quickly falling in love, with the organization. Outside a bus of maniac supporters of Paņirol was passing by causing chaos and damaging a public bus waiting for the light to turn green. The supporters were sitting out of the windows throwing anything they could at the bus and innocent passengers, shutting the drivers mirrors and banging as hard as they could on the bus. A wild scenario which apparently is not out of the norm when talking about the fanatics of the ...
... after the Falklands Conflict, they said that if any ship flying the Red Ensign attempted to dock in Buenos Aires they would seize the ship, so P & O decided not to risk the fact that the Argies might not be bluffing. Hence our cruise would end here in Montevideo. :-(
As the Arcadia was in port overnight, they decided to invite some of the local entertainers on board to treat us to a Gaucho show. It was ...
... steak and then went back to the hostel. The hostel had a cat which was clearly a little spoilt and was king of the castle, he enjoyed nosing around our bags and plopping himself on the chair for the computer. He was very cute. Jack watched Harry Potter and I borrowed David's laptop to try again with the Facebook uploading and had a little more success though I didn't put everything up I wanted to. Eventually everyone rolled in to bed still tired from the night ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSheraton Montevideo Hotel
Muy bien ubicado para disfrutar la ciudad y trabajar.
La habitacion impecable, asi como la atencion del staff.
Un poco flojo el desayuno para el nivel del hotel.
Esta bueno que tenga salida directa al Shopping Mall.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.