Travel reading on Asturias:
in Gijon, Asturias, Spain
- a coastal
industrial city in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain.
The city is situated along the Asturian coast and is distinguished by the
peninsula of Cimadevilla (the original settlement) which separates the
beach of San Lorenzo and adjacent neighborhoods to the east from the beaches
of Poniente and Arbeyal, the shipyards, and the recreational port and the
Port of El Musel to the west. Its close to the other main Asturian cities,
Oviedo and Avilés.
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browsing accommodation in Gijón
Hotel Gijón, a Marriott Lifestyle Hotel , Gijón
AC Gijón is located on the edge of the northern Spanish city and
port of Gijon, two kilometres from the centre of town. Built in 2004 in
a contemporary minimalist style, the hotel has 78 guestrooms laid out over
four floors. The hotel has air-conditioned public areas and features
24-hour room service, complimentary newspapers and a coffee shop.
The Botavara Restaurant is decorated in modern style and serves Asturian
specialities and Italian dishes. Guestrooms have stylish, modern
décor and all have climate control, high-speed wireless Internet
connections (surcharge), complimentary minibars and satellite television
with premium channels. Guests also benefit from coffee/teamakers and complimentary
bottled water. Microwave ovens are available on request.
Silken Ciudad Gijón, Gijón
opened in 2006, the modern glass and concrete Hotel Silken Ciudad de Gijón
is situated in the centre of Gijón, one kilometre from the beach.
Guests can relax with a drink in the bar, and then use the Internet to
keep in touch with friends and family. At the Restaurant Ciudad de
Gijón diners can enjoy international cuisine in a relaxed contemporary
setting. Room service is available between certain hours and multilingual
staff at the 24-hour front desk can advise on local amenities and attractions.
The 134 guestrooms are spread over five floors and all have contemporary
decor in light pastels with modern furnishings. Modern amenities include
satellite television, Internet connections, climate control, safes, minibars,
telephones, and bathrooms with hair dryers.
de Gijón, Gijón
former mill in Isabel la Católica Park - The Hotel is a century-old
mill located in Isabel la Católica Park, one of the city of Gijón’s
most beautiful spots. There is a pretty lake lending the space a great
sense of harmony and tranquillity. Its proximity to San Lorenzo beach and
Cimadevilla sailor’s quarter make it an ideal spot to enjoy unforgettable
days. There is a large, bright, welcoming interior recreating the
setting’s warmth in the rooms and spaces, whilst the windows offer a sense
of the nearby ocean. Fabada stew is the top fare in the dining room,
although beans come in other dishes. The seafood stew, black sea bream
in cider, Asturian stew and hake are also a highlight. Rice pudding, frixuelos
(cream-filled crepes) and casadielles (pastries with walnut paste) are
part of the Hotel’s dessert selection.
Gijón Rey Pelayo Hotel, Gijón
Tryp Rey Pelayo is located in the seaside town of Gijón, Spain,
next to Isabel La Catolica Park. It is 300 metres from San Lorenzo beach
and 1.5 kilometres from the harbour. Featuring modern architecture,
this seven-storey hotel has a gym with fitness equipment. The 24-hour front
desk has multilingual staff who can offer currency exchange, concierge
services, and limited-hours room service. Wireless Internet access
(surcharge) is available in the air-conditioned public areas and garage
parking is available for a surcharge. Restaurant Cabo Torres serves
regional specialities and international dishes in a contemporary setting.
Snacks are available at the El Bargantin Bar. The 132 guestrooms
are decorated in light colours and have traditionally styled furnishings.