Advantages: Lovely hotel in a lovely location Disadvantages: None for me
...centred around the unfeasibly green grass on the lush golf courses - not normally my idea of heaven. But we were only looking for somewhere comfortable to have a quiet(ish) night after stepping off a plane in the late afternoon. A stopover, but a nice one.
And so we found ourselves at the Gran Hotel Benahavis.
The hotel is a fairly modern affair that styles itself as a spa resort. I'm not sure...
Advantages: Clean, modern, great AC, good location Disadvantages: None for me
...There are oodles of hotels in Seville to suit every budget so choosing one should've been a breeze. And, apart from one small requirement, it was.
Our perfect hotel would've been close to the historic city centre yet quiet enough to guarantee a good night's sleep. Not being into 'old' furniture and dodgy plumbing, it's modernity all the way for us. Nothing that requires a second mortgage...
Advantages: Quieter location within walking distance of Madrid centre Disadvantages: Expensive breakfast
...A perfect hotel for tourists like me who like to 'come home' to a quieter part of town.
I went with my husband for a long weekend to Madrid after securing 30 pound flights with Easy Jet from Luton. The metro stop, San Bernardo, is just around the corner, so we travelled from the airport to the hotel easily and for 2 euros each.
The Gran Hotel Conde Duque is in a quieter part of Madrid, which...