Hotel Bristol Palace
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Bristol Palace Genoa
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Casual start to the morning with a croissant and coffee for breakfast, followed by 6 hours walking around Old Town Genoa. The sights around the upper end are much better than the port, we sat on the steps of a church for half an hour and did some people watching.
Huge thunderstorm came in and it poured with rain so we found ...
... 11.00 am and a short 100 m walk from the station and we are at Hotel Europa, undoubtedly the smallest lift I've ever been in. Off load the bags and walk down to Porto Vecchio for a stroll along the front.
They have a replica of the Spanish Galleon "Neptune" sitting in the port, apparently built in 1985 for Roman Polanski's film Pirates. Not much happening on a Sunday afternoon here. Late lunch ...
... things have to be done and Charlie and I had several 'must do' documents to send off. One of the great things they have in their area is a really good restaurant, great fish, pasta and pizza and we were the only foreigners.
Saturday we went off to the famous cemetery Staglieno, I know it sounds an odd place to go but it is full of the most amazing statues by really famous sculptures of the time. The statues are so realistic ...
... to use up the leftover croissants and breakfast breads to make bread pudding. I decided to use nutella in the creme anglaise base (why the hell not!) and added in chocolate chunks and almonds, accompanied with a salted caramel sauce. I am really starting to feel the love from the other crew.
We are leaving for Nice tomorrow. I found out we would be sailing over night and it was the best news I'd heard all day! Hoping for some nicer weather and French wine!
... A big plus for this area. The hotel is situated on Via XX Settembre; A very long and beautiful road that has all of the trendy stores and restaurants. Bliss, I am in a beautiful city..... That thought lasted about 10 minutes until I realized that I was still penniless and in a beautiful city. My mum's fiancé sent me some money via Western Union and I just had to find my closest outlet and I would be all sorted out. Pretty easy right? WRONG!!! After looking at the website ...