2015-10-19 Madrid to Granada, Spain

The attractive foyer of the modern Catalonia Hotel in Madrid where we had 3 delightful days
The attractive foyer of the modern Catalonia Hotel in Madrid where we spent 3 delightful nights
As the weather in Madrid had deteriorated we decided to check out of our hotel in Madrid at lunchtime in time to get to the airport and fly to Granada where the weather was forecast to become sunny and warm in the next few days
As the weather in Madrid had deteriorated, we decided to check out of our hotel in Madrid at lunchtime, in time to get to the airport and fly to Granada. The weather forecast in Granada was to become sunny and warm in the next few days and we were looking forward to visiting the famous Alhambra
After an hour flight to Granada and then another half hour taxi trip from the airport we arrive at the Alhambra Palace Hotel
After a one hour flight to Granada and then another half hour taxi trip from the airport, we arrive at the Alhambra Palace Hotel
The very comfortable hotel guest lounge area
The very comfortable hotel guest lounge area
The room that was allocated to us was very pleasant
After checking into the hotel we went to the room that was allocated to us. It was very pleasant and comfortable accommodation for us for the next 4 nights
We requested a balcony and this what a balcony we received!!
We requested a balcony and what a balcony we received!!
We couldn't believe that this rooftop balcony was for our own private use!!
We couldn’t believe that this rooftop balcony was all for our own private use!!
As the sun was setting over Granada the light over the town looked  amazing
As the sun was setting over Granada the light over the town looked amazing
We also had outstanding views over Granada from our private balcony!!
We also had outstanding views over Granada from our generous balcony!!
 As we had arrived quite late at the hotel we decided to have dinner in one of the restaurants that overlooked the town
As we had arrived fairly late at the hotel we decided to have dinner in one of the restaurants that overlooked the town
The food and service was excellent in the restaurant
The food and service was excellent in the restaurant

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We couldn't resist one of the desserts on offer
We couldn’t resist one of the desserts on offer
After dinner, drinks were served on the hotel terrace overlooking the town
After dinner, drinks were served on the hotel terrace overlooking the town

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