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Saturday, June 27, 2009

Frontair Congress, Barcelona Spain

Alberedes 16
Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona 08830
Spain

We ended up staying here our last night because it was 'close' to the airport and included a free shuttle to the airport. But since we were traveling by train and bus it was not so easy to get here the night before. If I was going to do it again I would stay somewhere closer to a metro stop near 'downtown'; there are trains running direct to the airport all the time.

They did have an indoor pool.

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Husa Imperial Tarraco, Tarragona Spain

Paseo De Las Palmeras, S/n
Tarragona, TA 43003
Spain

Great hotel. if you stay here I recommend spending extra for a room with a sea view!




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Hotel Costabella (Sercotel), Girona Spain

Avinguda De Franca 61 Sant Ponc
Girona, GI 17007
Spain


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The hotel is right across the street from the hospital - north of the old town. They have a great pool.



Medplaya Aparthotel Esmeraldas, Tossa de Mar Spain

Calle Vilafranca del Pened├ęs s/n,
Costa Brava
Tossa de Mar, Girona 17320
Spain

Great town! and this was a perfect place to stay, very inexpensive, functional not fancy


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The hotel is not near the beach but the walk is very enjoyable, probably 10 minutes or so.

Hotel Front Maritim, Barcelona Spain

Paseo Garcia Faria 69
Barcelona 08019
Spain


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This was a really nice hotel. It is a bit far from the 'downtown' areas but really close to a really nice beach!

It is 4 blocks from the 'Selva de Mar' metro stop. If you are coming from the airport take a metro to 'Passeig de Gracia' and then get on the line to 'La Pau', the Selva stop is 4th to the last stop.


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There is also a stop near the hotel on the red tourist bus route; a nice day out to grab the bus and see the sights of town and then get dropped off right out side the hotel.

There is an awesome place to eat two blocks from the hotel Els Peixaters de la Mediterrania. They have great tapas and we ate dinner there one night - one of the best I have ever had!

The beach was crowded on a very warm Sunday - there were not too many people on the weekdays.

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We just returned from 2 weeks in Spain (Catalonia really). One of the best vacations ever! Great food, great beaches and great history and culture!

below are some links to hotels we stayed at, might be of use to someone?