Right place, wrong time?
Posted Jul 9, 2015 on HotelClub
On the day we arrived there was a wedding party taking place. The wedding party had taken over the restaurant, bar, terrace and garden and consequently the only place we could sit with any peace and quiet was in our room. That might not have been so bad but the air con didn't work properly and the room was very uncomfortable. We did manage to book a table in the restaurant for 20.30 but when we arranged to meet our friends for pre dinner drinks it felt very much like we were gate crashing the party and the atmosphere was hardly relaxing. The food was dull and uninspiring and the waitress gave the impression that we were somebody she could have done without after a long day dealing with wedding guests. The only redeeming feature of our stay was the unexpected surprise and delight on discovering the town of Vitoria about 10km away. The old town is an absolute gem, teeming with locals having drinks, eating pintxos, dancing in the streets, it was an amazing place and the highlight of our 5 day trip around the Basque region and Cantabria.