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 …
... that it is much cheaper for a beer than a coke. I know what I will be preferring. We tried to get the kids to bed at a reasonable time on the first night as a week or two of late nights and not so late mornings were starting to take their toll. We thought we had them down about 10.45pm when suddenly it sounded like 100 tanks started firing missiles from out the front of our house. There is a week of these, so I guess that puts paid to any notions of ...
... tight spot and a lie down amongst the young and old.
Escaping the crowds we heading back to the tranquility of Bayonne and enjoyed a delicious Ice cream. Fantastic dinner of veal and salad. Vincent went off to play Pal-la an old Basque sport similar to Squash, played with a plywood bat. We wandered down later to watch him play which was eye opening. Walking home through the streets at 11pm the restaurants were still full. What a day in the Basque!! ...
... somthing wrong with the water was really dirty. In Biarritz there is beautiful old houses, building and little huts with old shutters. I discovered I loved paella, but Isaac did not go past margarita pizza. In the middle of the sea there was a rock with a statue of Mary on it, and it was called the virgin rock. Then we had dinner, and went to ...
... are as beautiful as they were a couple of years ago -- and nothing seems to have changed in the slightest...... Thank goodness. As we were checking in, they welcomed me by name before we got to reception. They said they were holding room service open for us to enjoy dinner before retiring. Quite perusing the menu,we each ordered exactly what sounded good. They delivered the salads first, 20 minutes later, the main course arrived, and 20 minutes after that the ...
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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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