(+) Beach, Scenery, Monday Salou Market, Close to Barcelona, Cheap (there and presents to bring back) (-) Some people - don't go if you don't like being pushed out of the way by locals! (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2001)
Cool Hotels Best of Europe (Photography) - 383279235X
ISBN: 978-3-8327-9235-0 Format: 25 x 32 cm 650 color photographs Text in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian Hardcover The diversity among...... more
ISBN: 978-3-8327-9235-0 Format: 25 x 32 cm 650 color photographs Text in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian Hardcover The diversity among Europe's cultures is reflected nowhere better than in the way the contingent's top hotels are presented. Whether the glamorous luxury of legendary grand hotels that have been rejuvenated by contemporary interiors or the avant-garde hotels designed by international star architects, they are in themselves worth a sojourn. This magnificent volume shows the 94 best hotels from Moscow to Lisbon on 396 pages, and how each so uniquely combines excellent service with distinctive style. With designs that intrigue and amuse, these accommodations highlight the absolute best in groundbreaking architecture and design. Stunning photographs showcase bold use of materials, innovative artworks, hip furnishings as well as creative color combinations. Each hotel is a true microcosm of the cutting edge aesthetic. The fantastic pictures, accompanying texts and useful information perfectly prepare you for your next holiday, short vacation or business trip. Indispensable information and inspiration for the hip traveler A valuable, extensively illustrated reference for design lovers and professionals alike.
Advantages: Very friendly and helpful staff Lovely pools Disadvantages: food a bit naff..Room too small ..Lots of noisy Spanish people,
...We stayed at the Calypso Hotel in Salou for a 7night trip. On our arrival (10pm) we were politely dealt with by the reception staff. We were put on the top floor of the older building (This was OK for myself and my husband and 12 month old baba , but I wouldn't want to stay on this floor with young children. The lifts were good, and they always worked, and even though they only held 4 people, we...
Advantages: Plenty to keep kids happy Disadvantages: some of the hotels behind were a bit of an eye-sore
...Belvedere Hotel- Salou (Costa Dorada).
We visited this hotel for one week last May 2005, we choose this Hotel and resort because of price(£650 for 2 adults and one child) and within 2 hours of the U.K.
It is only about half an hour away from the airport and the airport is very small so getting through it is usually pretty...
Advantages: Large rooms, good food, friendly staff, quiet location Disadvantages: Pool can be cold, expensive bar if not on all-inclusive
Having had a decent enough stay in a Sol hotel when I went on holiday to Spain last year, when I booked a cheapish break for May this year in Salou I was drawn towards the two Sol properties in the town, both of which were offered by Thomas Cook, who I was booking my holiday with.
I ended up choosing the Sol Pirámide Hotel ? my choice based more on location than anything else. I was...