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Valencia  is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona, with around 800,000 inhabitants in the administrative centre. Its urban area extends beyond the administrative city limits with a population of around 1.5 million people. Valencia is Spain’s third largest metropolitan area, with a population ranging from 1.7 to 2.5 million. The Port of Valencia is the 5th busiest container port in Europe and the busiest container port on the Mediterranean Sea. The city is ranked at Gamma in the Globalization and World Cities Research Network.

Valencia was founded as a Roman colony in 138 BC. The city is situated on the banks of the Turia, on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula, fronting the Gulf of Valencia on the Mediterranean Sea. Its historic centre is one of the largest in Spain, with approximately 169 hectares;this heritage of ancient monuments, views and cultural attractions makes Valencia one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations.

Valencia is integrated into an industrial area on the Costa del Azahar (Orange Blossom Coast). Valencia’s main festival is the Falles. The traditional Spanish dish, paella, originated in Valencia.

LOCATION

Distance to the airport (in minutes):15
Distance to the train station (in minutes):5
Distance to the city center (in minutes):3
Distance to the shops (in minutes):3
Distance to the bus station (in minutes):10

DESCRIPTION

Historical building from 1.936. The insides were completely renovated, respecting the original front. Located in the city center, next to Turia riverbed (the biggest park in town) and just a few minutes walking to the most important touristic places: Cathedral, Plaza de la Reina, Carmen District, Central Market, etc. Great connec- tions with public transportation between the residence and the beach, train station, Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias and many more. There are different types of rooms, very original and well decorated with beautiful colors and great taste.

BASIC FACTS

Maximum number of beds: 187
Double rooms and 4,6  bed dorms
Lockers
24h reception desk
Loundry
Kitchen/ dining room with TV and internet corner
Safe

LEISURE AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Rent a bike
CAC tickets
BIOPARC  tickets
Parque Natural de La Albufera
Walking Tours and much more…