Time for another snapshot- this time focusing on the Crowne Plaza Madrid Airport.
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Getting to and from the hotel
A shuttle bus runs every 30 minutes between the hotel and Madrid Airport terminals. Note, it runs regularly between 07:00 to 23:00. Outside those hours, it was request only.
It’s located a good 15 minute ride away from the airport (even though it is on the perimeter). It’s a three/four-story building, with different wings for rooms. Intrestingly, accommodation was on the ground floor.
This was handled simply, and was done in a matter of minutes (it always helps to be first off the shuttle bus). As the rate was pre-paid, no card imprint was taken.
I had a standard room issued to me. This contained a very large bed with extra pillows… always a nice thing.
The bed itself was very comfortable – if the room was a little dry due to the air in the room.
As well as a kettle, Two bottles of water and some biscuits, there was a Nespresso machine for making coffee with (with generic pods).
Internet connectivity appeared to be good, with both SSID’s password protected. IHG award club members were granted access to the premium service.
Alas, I was unable to bench test this – mainly as Tim of Points to be Made and me were up late video editing
Tim of Points to be Made going through the pain and pain of dealing with iMovie. I had given up swearing at that point
You’ll find out what this video is about soon 😉
Checkout was done in person. I was asked if I used any minibar items (I didn’t use any of them). With that done, a receipt was printed, and I was free to catch the shuttle bus.
The full review soon!
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