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- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Helvetia Genoa
Travel Blogs from Genoa
Bags outside cabin by 1am, me outside cabin by 8 am, off ship at 830, ooh oh, no bag. (you exit by preallocated colour tag according to your onward plans) I knew they couldn't really have lost the bag between ship and shore but it's always possible that someone could have taken the wrong one. I was slightly worried as 20 mins became 30, I would …
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 ...
Au Revoir Nice, back on the train again today, stay was too short. Train travel has been very easy and enjoyable so far apart from that one leg where it was very hot and stuffy.
Catch the Train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe on the Trenitalia Thello, had four seats to ourselves for most of the way. Travelled through Monte Carlo, San Remo and all along the coast to Genoa.
... time and linger in the great room and read the afternoon papers and then maybe head out in the late evening after the heat of the day and wander around the medieval streets of Genoa and sit down at a little cafe in a piazza and have a drink and then saunter back to the hotel, take a bath, lay on the bed again and read your novel.
Which is kinda what Hugo did. I think it was one of his favorite hotel experiences ever. Pam, my sister, ...
... was much preferred. I went and sat outside while we waited for dinner time. It was so gorgeous, the ocean and the waves, the bright blue sky, and the continuous horizon of small Italian towns on the coast. Absolutely amazing.
The next day began at 8am. When the owners aren't on board the day goes like:
10am - Breakfast
12pm - Lunch
5pm - Dinner
We had a bbq instead of a traditional dinner ...