We had a lovely room with a very comfortable bed. The main area is beautiful with the old columns and comfortable seating in the plaza-like area on the main floor. You can have a coffee or wine or something to eat right there! It is a former palace right next to the Cathedral. The streets are narrow with charming restaurants where you can eat outside or in. We climbed on the old medieval city walls for a small fee (if you are a senior over 65, the discounts for several places are half price....just show a passport for proof of age). From Avila here, you are a short drive to Segovia, if you rented a car, which we did. Driving in Spain is easy. The roads were excellent! There are tolls, but we often took the other roads which were just as nice, but slower speed limits. In Segovia, the huge Roman aquaduct is something to see! It is also not far at all to the huge bustling city of Madrid. We turned in the rental car at the Madrid airport and got a taxi to our hotel. Just walk, tour, or take the metro or bus (also easy to do). But we loved our stay in Avila. It is small and quaint and historical. The hotel staff was very helpful any time we needed anything, including mapping out areas for us. They spoke English which was a big help since we know limited Spanish. The rooms don't have AC until June 1 (by law), but we opened up the big windows which helped. We were there in mid-May so evenings were cool while the days were pleasant....mid-70's.
Frankie from Augusta, Georgia USA
Palacio de los Velada is a charming luxurious four-star hotel located in Ávila , totally merged in the the culture and …More
Beautiful view to the historical city, not only from the rooms, but from the glass walls of the elevator.
Very comfortable, clean room.
Nice modern wash room and shower.
Good internet signal, free internet and free parking.
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