Hotel Villa Real
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... I'm sure they
won't do it justice. Simply stunning. Worth noting: I have the same
guide as yesterday and he has taken to calling me "super woman" which is
both awkward and amusing. In the castle we passed a knight that was
probably 7 feet tall and he made me take a photo with him because "he is
perfecto height for you!" Also awkward and amusing.
Just about to meet Kerry and Heather again for some tapas and more dancing!!
... 13:55, only to find they were closing. Leslie had been right! I will have to try to go to the library over the next week or two, during my lunch hour, to see what I can discover.
From there, we crossed the street, hailed a taxi, and rode back to the parking garage. By about 14:45 we were in our house and ready for our siestas.
... scarf on, but warmed up quickly with the UPHILL slog towards Palace. Arrived there 15 min later, and settled myself to watch the colours change in the sky as the Sun rose. This was about 0845 by this stage!! A very pretty sunrise casting a soft rosy glow on the Palace, so quite a few pics taken of the beautiful morning light. Also, barely a soul in sight, apart from some walkers with dogs, and the Policia. Was all quite beautiful and peaceful.
Made my way, slowly, to ...
... a straw if I see him. (Fans of friends will get this reference, my apologies to everyone else!)
We grabbed an afternoon snack (quickly becoming a very bad habit) and went grocery shopping for a few basics (eggs, bread, vino, cava). We are just a couple of minutes from Retiro Park and plan to explore it this ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center