Gemma Bell

Caro Hotel

with Gemma Bell www.gemmabell.com
  • Where:Valencia

  • Why:A stop off before visiting family.

  • When:April 2013

  • Who:My sister and I

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Highs & Lows

  • I loved the history of this place, I mean, 2000 BC? Crazy! The building is stunning – historic pieces have been lovingly restored and contemporary items have been sensitively put in place.

  • The intimate Terrace Bar, perfect for an early evening local G&T.

  • Perfect location for exploring the old city of Valencia.

  • I wanted to stay longer and change rooms each night!

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Stealable Stuff

  • Refer a Friend

Total: -45/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Boutique hotel.

  • Vibe

    Ancient historic wonder juxtaposed with contemporary luxury

  • Location

    Perfect location for exploring the old city in the Seu-Xerea neighborhood.

  • Rooms

    26, every room is different.

  • Music

    No music, reflective silence.

  • Year Opened

    Opened in February of 2012 after 7 years of renovation.

  • Designed By

    Francesc Rife

  • Pool/Gym

    Neither.

  • Restaurant

    Yes, called ‘Alma del Temple’, Mediterranean restaurant from US chef Brad Hyde.

  • Bar

    Yes, Meta Bar, drink at the bar or on the outside Terrace.

  • Wifi

    Yes.

  • Children

    Bring them, why not!

  • Price

    Great value for the size of the rooms, stunning building, location in the city & brilliant service.

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