Grand Tonic Hotel Biarritz
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It was a nice drive to Biarritz with a stop over at San Sebastian.
San Sebastian is a nice place, great beach and lovely old town. Had a walk around for an hour and a coffee then on to Biarritz.
After checking into the hotel we headed to the front to watch the surfers over a glass or two of champagne and some lunch. Took a walk …
No sleep, a mixture of alcohol, heat, wanting to make sure we don't miss our train at 10am. Not feeling overly 'refreshed' but nothing like 4 days beachside holiday to make you feel alive. Well starts off with hiss and a roar, 1 hour 20 to Bordeaux, 1 hour wait that ends up being 2 hours in the heat and Bordeaux is crazy busy. The train was 'retard …
... lunch in a Catalan restaurant. Not very local, but we were hungry, and the albóndigas ("abounding ass" says autocorrect) were succulent. We then walked to the old town and up the Urgull hill, which was used in the past as a vantage point to defend the city. Up there we enjoyed the view and learned about the history of the city, that was ravaged in 1813 during the war between Napoleon and the Portuguese/British. On the way back we walked through the old city center, and ...
We were In Biarritz for two days. On the first day of Biarritz we arived late. We looked around the shops and then had dinner, then went to bed. On the second day we went out for breakfast in the morning. In the afternoon we went shopping and went for a swim in the beach. At the beach there was a platform that we jumped of it about 5 times. ...
... Throw the time dad and I were swimming we went throw this area which was called the wipeout cause it actually is like you get crashed by waves on wipeout. I was so good at jumping and crashing into the waves .then for lunch we went for an ice cream and a little bite. When it was tea time we went to another yummy restaurant . It was yummy for my tummy . It was my best day EVER . The end ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Tonic Hotel Biarritz
Service brilliant. So welcoming and spoke to us in English which was so helpful. Yes place is a little older but it's good, and really handy a hop skip and jump away from the beach. Staff gave us full information on what to do and how to get around while we are here - great choice!
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