Hotel Ibis Warszawa Ostrobramska
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Everything expected of an IBIS chain hotel. Only problem is that the web says close to city centre, however we thought it was out of the way. It does however have WIFI, a large supermarket very close and a tram line giving access to the central city.
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Up to the room for several more layers of clothes....I can't remember the last time I was in weather below about 50....and the a "short" walk to the Old Town area of Warsaw. First, you can definitely see what was at one time Warsaw's old world charm....a walk back in time. Then you notice the sterile ...
... guide took us through reception rooms (do not sit on any of the 200 chairs in one of them – I got told off - nor the inviting-looking benches, they are just for official occasions), throne rooms, a bedroom with gorgeous green hangings, a small turret room which made me want to go inside and sit for a while (it had paintings, mirrors, muted wall colour, light from the windows), the chapel…………floor s were wooden parquet ...
Jet lag meant we woke up early, and having a free day, headed to Wilanow Palace by bus. tI was an excellent way to see the city and heading into the outer burbs for an hour. Dubbed the Versailles of Warsaw, although impressive, it didn't outdo Versailles. Palace was smaller but the grounds were quite impressive with lakes, sculptured gardens and forests (and a squirrel).
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