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#2986 - 10/02/01 09:51 AM Astoria or Allegro (Barcelona)
mcpespo Offline
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Registered: 07/30/01
Posts: 6
Is anyone familiar with either of these hotels in Barcelona? I have searched previous posts and there is nothing. I guess I am leaning towards the Astoria (rate is better), but I am concerned about its location and whether it is walking distance to the places I will want to go when there (this is my first trip to Barcelona so the usual touristy sites are planned!)_ It looks like it is just west of the intersection of Sur Diaganol and Ramblas. Please advise!! Thanks, MC smile

I meant, just west of Sur Diag. and Pg. de Gracia intersection! :p

[ 10-02-2001: Message edited by: MadridMan ]

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#2987 - 10/02/01 02:13 PM Re: Astoria or Allegro (Barcelona)
billy ski Offline
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Registered: 10/02/00
Posts: 151
Loc: long beach New York USA
Mcpespo: From this location in Barcelona you can see many Gaudi sights with a short walk to the Casa Mia. This is one of his best known buildings. The Eixample Barrio is beautiful & upscale but not necessarily over expensive. The Diagonal Metro stop is right on your corner & the Ramblas is not too far by foot.There is a tour ticket available at his sights which will gain you entrance for all of his magnificent buildings(edificios) at about half/price. I like your choice and I will stay nearby in Nov. for a few nights with my girlfriend. Last year we stayed in the Barrio gothic but this time it's Eixample. Enjoy. Ski

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#2988 - 10/02/01 07:42 PM Re: Astoria or Allegro (Barcelona)
SuePycroft Offline
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Registered: 04/17/01
Posts: 159
Loc: United Kingdom
I too will be staying in that area in December. I have booked at the Hotel California The rates are very reasonable and the facilities are super, bed, breakfast and vat 7700pts per night.

[ 10-10-2001: Message edited by: SuePycroft ]

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