Cheap Boutique Hotel In The Heart of Valencia’s Old Town Hotel Acta Del Carmen, Central B&B Near Cathedral, Restaurants & Tapas Bars This lovely chic budget boutique hotel with its helpful staff located in the very heart of Valencia City is the perfect place for a city break. As the third largest city in Spain and with its stunning architecture both modern and Bel Epoque, wonderful cathedrals and museums, fabulous restaurants and beautiful beaches, Valencia is fast becoming a top city break travel destination for tourists.The stylish boutique hotel Acta Del Carmen known locally as Hotel Del Carmen is part of the excellent Acta hotel Group. located in the center of the city in the old town. Stylish accommodation, friendly staff and inexpensive room rates make this one of the of the best bed and breakfast hotels in Valencia. Acta Del Carmen – Valencia’s Best Budget Hotel The newly built Hotel Del Carmen retains its neo classic exterior whilst reflecting a modern lifestyle within its interior design and with all the facilities and comforts that it offers foreign travellers it is exceptionally good value for money and great fun. It has an eclectic mix of guests: tourists young and old, business travellers and Professors visiting the Valencia International University nearby happily mingle at breakfast and in the lobby. Hotel Facilities and Accommodation Hotel Acta Del Carmen has twenty five modern comfortable air-conditioned bedrooms and with their individual colour combinations and ensuite bathrooms and large beds guarantee a good nights sleep.The facilities and common areas are excellent all conceived for the enjoyment of the guests. WIFI and internet access and a meeting room will keep business travellers happy and a wonderful roof terrace with an open air jacuzzi and a sauna welcomes tired tourists after a hard days sight-seeing added to which there is a small gym for mini work-outs after maxi meals! Tourist Attractions Near the Hotel Del Carmen After a continental style buffet breakfast which is served from early morning at the hotel it’s time for sight-seeing. Centrally located the hotel is near to the City of Science, beach and Tthe superb main shopping; all are a ten minute bus ride from outside the hotel or for a few euros travel in style by taxi. Hotel guests who would like to explore the Old City and it’s fabulous buildings can take a short stroll past the Serranos Towers and along a charming street with high portals, elegant windows and intricate wrought iron balconies. Passing numerous tapas bars and restaurants they step into the magnificance of the Plaza de la Virgin square. At its centre is a fabulous fountain dominated by a huge statue: an heroic male surrounded by virginal nymphs a popular watering for white doves and pigeons. Crossing the other side of the square is the Basilica de la Virgen de la Desamparados which houses The Virgen of the Forsaken; patron saint of Valencia. After a visit to the Cathedral with its baroque interior, elaborate fresco and particularly The Holy Grail it’s time to visit La Plaza de las Reina for a tapas or two.One of the most popular squares in Valencia Las Reina is a lively colourful central meeting and eating place and on occasions the life and soul of festivals and fiestas. Best Places to Eat in Valencia Old Town As Hotel del Carmen is located right in the heart of Valencia City there is no shortage of terrific restaurants nearby. The Sagardi Sagardi one of the best gourmet restaurants in Valencia is located in the old town and their tapas bar downstairs is great fun and very fashionable. Top choice for a romantic Valencia restaurant is the delightful Lalola tucked away in a little side street off the Plaza de la Reina. With so many restaurants to choose from with so little time travellers can ask the knowledgeable and pleasant staff at the Hotel Del Carmen who are only too happy to recommend the best eateries in town. Although Hotel del Carmen is essentially a chic bed and breakfast hotel on Friday and Saturday nights it plays host to the trendy restaurant next door Tacita De Plata transforming the breakfast room into a lively eatery serving diners a fifteen euro delicious three course menu – literally a moveable feast! Definitely highly recommended for tasteful travellers and romantic lovers. Hotel Acta Del Carmen can be found at Blanquerias, 11 46003 – Valencia Spain. Rooms are around €60 per night. For reservations telephone (+34) 96 205 7700.