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Postby silver » Mon Sep 26, 2005 7:49 am

One of the best Paradores (mainly Historic buildings reformed to hotels) is Hostal de los Reyes Católicos in Santiago de Compostela is one of the oldest hotels in Spain. It is also one of the country's most beautiful buildings with four outstanding cloisters inside, and touches from the gothic, rennaissance and barroque periods. Luxurious bedrooms and bathrooms, elegant lounges, beautiful long halls and interior patios, high arches, furniture and other articles on display from hundreds of years ago.
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Postby frank » Mon Sep 26, 2005 8:41 am

That must be a cut and paste Silver, no spelling mistakes! :D Never been there, but I understand it is quite impressive. Also heard from friends that have been to Santiago, that it can be a grey, rainy place a lot of the time, and because of the Camino, it's always full of peregrinos. One friend loved it, another found it all too touristy! :(
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Postby silver » Mon Sep 26, 2005 9:19 am

Yeh cut and paste.. ..I don't hide the fact that I cant spell and have apologized many times..its not really relevant...and I´m not alone others too have this problem...Rosey
However I can spot a sales pitch when I see one.
and you did it so well that its only fair to offer an alternative...just in case there is "no room at the inn"
Throughout Spain, we are rather spoilt for choice, with good hotels. rural hostels and paradores.
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Postby katy » Mon Sep 26, 2005 9:27 am

That wasn't a sales pitch, I asked if anyone knew of the place and Frank did. I want to go around that area not santiago de... Also the hotel is advertised on Andalucia.com this is where I got the info from, just wanted a peronal view

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Postby silver » Mon Sep 26, 2005 9:49 am

just wanted a peronal view
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Postby MaggieMay » Mon Sep 26, 2005 10:07 am

silver wrote:
just wanted a peronal view


Thats known as a "typo" Silver.
Like for instance if I typed Sliver instead of Silver, that would be a typo rather than a spelling mistake 8)
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Postby katy » Mon Sep 26, 2005 10:12 am

Thanks maggie, not very good keyoard skills :wink:

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Postby silver » Mon Sep 26, 2005 10:32 am

I found it strange that someone who lives in Marbella
stayed at the castillo de Monda
after all its only 20mins drive away.
MaggieMay.."typo" Do you mean like this, for instance.. HaggieMay FaggieMay LaggieMay Sl... yes..fun isnt it..
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Postby MaggieMay » Mon Sep 26, 2005 10:42 am

Why is that strange Silver? I also live in Marbella, and have stayed in Marbella Club, Puente Romano, Don Carlos, El Oceano, Guadalpin and Castillo de Monda. You don't have to make a 100km journey to sty in an Hotel.
P.S. No they are not typos, they are just a means of trying to be rude.
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Postby silver » Mon Sep 26, 2005 10:56 am

P.S. No they are not typos, they are just a means of trying to be rude.
Your a good teacher...I´m learning.
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Postby frank » Mon Sep 26, 2005 11:48 am

silver wrote:However I can spot a sales pitch when I see one.
and you did it so well that its only fair to offer an alternative...just in case there is "no room at the inn"
.


Not sure why you would think it's a sales pitch, but there again, I don't really care too much what you think, you're one sad man. I was originally chastised for not volunteering the information, so I'm in a no win situation. Perhaps with the benefit of your superior knowledge, you could explain to us lesser mortals, what benefits I'm likely to gain from relating my experiences of that particular hotel. Perhaps the hotel management might just pass by here and read this, and offer me a free fortnight there? We'll be staying in Andalucia from this week, in a few different hotels, so perhaps I can do a sales pitch for them on my return, and gain whatever mysterious, fiscal benefits you seem to think I'm looking for.


That wasn't a sales pitch, I asked if anyone knew of the place and Frank did.


Thanks Katy! What a strange man! ;-)
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Postby spanish hopes » Mon Sep 26, 2005 12:01 pm

Thanks Katy! What a strange man!


Trying to get that knitting needle down inside of his cast to scratch the annoying itch has probably made him irritable.

Being an annoying itch has made him an expert on everything.

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Postby MaggieMay » Mon Sep 26, 2005 12:18 pm

Frank, have any of your Spanish travels taken you to Toledo? Any Hotel recommendations? Or anyone else have any?
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Postby silver » Mon Sep 26, 2005 12:36 pm

Frank ..just for the record...Stained glass not Stainglass
:o suprised well you do have a link direct.
Your Photos are indeed a pleasure to the eye.
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Postby silver » Mon Sep 26, 2005 12:45 pm

Hotel AC Ciudad de Toledo but there are many others just do a google search...its easy
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Postby MaggieMay » Mon Sep 26, 2005 2:08 pm

I can get no end of info from googling Silver, but it doesn't give me a recommendation which is what I am looking for.
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Postby silver » Mon Sep 26, 2005 2:42 pm

You will find that "stars" are in themselves, a recognizable, international recommendation.
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Postby frank » Mon Sep 26, 2005 3:18 pm

MaggieMay wrote:Frank, have any of your Spanish travels taken you to Toledo? Any Hotel recommendations? Or anyone else have any?


No, I'm sorry to say, I haven't! :cry: We've mainly kept to Andalucia, with the odd foray into The Costa Blanca, although I have to say, it's some years since we have been there. Would never go back to the Torrevieja area again. We went to Jávea a few times, but there's not many other places I like in that area. (We lasted 20 mins in Benidorm!)
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Postby frank » Mon Sep 26, 2005 3:25 pm

silver wrote:Frank ..just for the record...Stained glass not Stainglass

You could be right, but others, like me, have been known to use stain glass.
http://www.firstpres-lr.org/fpc_windows.htm
Put "stainglass window" into google and see how hits you get.


:o suprised

No! Should I be? You might not be able to spell too well, but I credited you with sufficient intelligence to able to click on a link.


well you do have a link direct.
Your Photos are indeed a pleasure to the eye.

Thank you!

Regards, Frank

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Postby frank » Mon Sep 26, 2005 3:36 pm

MaggieMay wrote:I can get no end of info from googling Silver, but it doesn't give me a recommendation which is what I am looking for.

Not sure if you use Trip Advisor, but that's ok for recommendations. One here picked at randow, gets good reviews.
http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserRevi ... ancha.html

A lot of the reviews are by Americans, and if they don't like it, they say so! :D
Regards, Frank

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