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A December 2011 trip to Gibraltar by koshkha

O’Callaghan Eliott Hotel Photo, Gibraltar, Europe More Photos
Quote: We spend the weekend before Christmas in Gibraltar trying (and failing) to get into a holiday mood. Here are a few reviews of what we saw and did.

O’Callaghan Eliott Hotel

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Hotel | "Mr Grouch and the Pricey Wifi Pt1"

O’Callaghan Eliott Hotel Photo, Gibraltar, Europe
Quote:
~Why Gib? Why the O'Callaghan Eliott? ~When the old Air Miles scheme announced that it was about to reinvent itself as 'Avios', we decided to use all the old Air Miles we'd built up buying fuel at Tescos and have a weekend away before BA and their buddies made it unattractive to use them again. We looked at the map of where we could get to and picked a place that neither my husband nor I had ever been to. We chose to go to Gibraltar for the weekend before Christmas. I've struggled the last few years to get into the holiday mood and I hoped that going away might help us to start feeling 'Christmas-y'. And if it didn't, at least we'd have a weekend somewhere warm for a change. Th...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on February 11, 2012

O’Callaghan Eliott Hotel
2 Governors Parade
Gibraltar
350 200 70500

O’Callaghan Eliott Hotel

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Hotel | "O'Callaghan Eliott - Part 2"

O’Callaghan Eliott Hotel Photo, Gibraltar, Europe
Quote:
~Room with a View~ Our room was on the larger side of average with a bit more space than normal – you can tell a place is bigger when there's just a bit more space between things. I spend half my time in hotels so I notice the differences. I know where to expect to have to squeeze and there were no squeeze spots in here. The bed was a very comfy king size which was a relief after the trampoline we'd slept on the night before. The bedding was clean but the duvet cover was a bit 'bobbled' through wear and age which I found oddly disturbing. A soft fluffy throw was arranged on the bottom of the bed.Two arm chairs and a large round table had been given almost as much space as the bed. A standa...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on February 11, 2012

O’Callaghan Eliott Hotel
2 Governors Parade
Gibraltar
350 200 70500

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koshkha

koshkha
Northampton, United Kingdom