Hotel Avenida

Fonte de San Antonio, 5, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, 15702, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela

Salcida to Lavacolla

A travel blog entry by cropeterw on May 30, 2014

6 comments, 3 photos

... looked like a Chesire cat when it arrived in front of him. A huge meal.

We finished off with a scotch and went to bed around 10.30. The albergue section was in darkness when we went in so just found our bunks and crawled in for the night.
Unfortunately a lot of our gear was still wet and damp from the rain yesterday. Everyone was in the same boat so did up our wet boots and packed our damp bags and gear for another day. Despite 33 days on ...

The Camino

A travel blog entry by nyukwha on May 12, 2014

3 photos

... 8221;
A solo pilgrim walks in. “Hi, you’re in a different place than last year”. He gets a cup of coffee. “Aren’t you going to the pilgrim’s mass?” “O no, I went by the cathedral, but it is already full”. He’s seen it before…

The cathedral is full of surprises. The portico immediately behind the main entrance has great sculpting, which is partly hidden by ...

Aloha Pilgrims have Arrived!!

A travel blog entry by alohapilgrims on Oct 04, 2013

11 photos

... than others. Shortly the modern city began to gradually give way to the older city, and then to the medieval cathedral. We arrived about 2:40 in the afternoon, exhausted and exhilarated.

After locating our hotel (just around the corner from the cathedral), cleaning up and saying hello to mom, dad, and Bill, we went out for food and to explore. There is so much going on in Santiago, so many people, cultures, and conditions. The melting pot here is ...

Walking the Way

A travel blog entry by quinitch on Sep 29, 2013

5 comments, 28 photos

... to get their Compostela certificates and therefore derisively termed ‘tourigrinos’. You can pick them – they’re a little bit too clean and neatly dressed. Walking those hundreds of kilometres did not make any of us more tolerant, I’m afraid.

Even in the presence of the tourigrinos, walking in to Santiago de Compostela defies description but you can stand in the square in front of the Cathedral any day of the week and observe hundreds ...

Week 2

A travel blog entry by lindsay81 on Apr 29, 2013

12 photos

... our way into town, and came across a great market; it was like something out of a gourmet travel magazine - we thought these places were staged! Vibrant colours from all the fresh produce, arousing smells coming from the stall holders as they cook up their specialities, amazing pastries and cakes glistening like they are louring you in - and they did! We spent the day prepping for the next few, and had a relaxing day. Well, Lindsay got a dose of camper pride & decided to ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Avenida Santiago de Compostela

    Reviewed by dinojay2

    Great bargain in Santiago

    Reviewed Nov 6, 2012
    by (16 reviews) Saskatoon , Canada Flag of Canada

    Woman at the front desk was extremely helpful, the breakfast was great, and the location was perfect. And cheap to boot.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Avenida Santiago de Compostela

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent