Hotel Grand Italia Residenza d'Epoca
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... in Australia) bumping is allowed. In fact there appeared to be no rules at all, rather like Italy's real traffic system! On Thursday we made a second trip to Venice, this time spending much of the day on boats visiting the islands. First up was Murano which is dedicated to glass-blowing. We made a quick visit to a factory, then marvelled at the variety of chandeliers, jewellery and ornaments in all ...
I am finally here. The journey was really not pleasant. I traveled by train for the first time, and I thought: yeah, I can take as much luggage as I want. the train doesn't have restrictions. Well that was not such a good idea. I was almost not able to carry all of it. I took my bike, which is very helpful, because I hate walking. But changing the trains was really not fun with my suitcase and the bike. And the ...
... Oh well!! What can you do…we just turned around and decided to drop everything back at Brunella and go and find somewhere to have a quiet drink.
We settled at the 70’s bar in the anfiteatro and sat there in the warm sun watching the world go by.
After awhile we went our separate ways before meeting up later, at the same place for a drink before going out to find somewhere for dinner. We ended up going to Tosca’s in Piazza Puccini, ...
... the throngs tour guided groups that one gets along the grand
canal and around St Marcos but we are still only a 10 minute from
there. There are many normal food shops on Via Garibaldi including a
fish stall this morning where we bought a half kilo of sardines to
cook up tonight. The fishmonger even cleaned them for us which is a
great bonus. Alison cooked these up in the evening. A real treat.
... I thought that the front of a Police station was the best and safest meeting place, but I soon learned that the station had closed long ago. As I stood underneath a dimly lit street light, strategically placed between two security cameras, I glanced back and forth at the strangers approaching me from every angle. I hate to discriminate, but I was sure that every man walking in my direction was set out to mug me. The setting didn't help either. This street was poorly lit, there ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
First room was smoky. Changed rooms which helped. Bike storage room was toxic. Big cracks in building and peeling paint in room. Far from center of city.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.