How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Colombia Milan
Travel Blogs from Milan
... Can't see much from this hotel, but tomorrow we shall Romeo and Juliet to our hearts content.
Epilogue: Connor was just watching tv and there on the screen, coming to us live from Milan, is a huge open air rock concert. Right in front of the Duomo. That explains all the sound equipment we saw in the cathedral today - we had just through they got big crowds there for mass. Lucky we didn't get caught in that - methinks the Aunties would not have been impressed
... and maybe a couple of other smaller vessels. Maybe it gets busier in summer proper? In any case, it felt kind of surreal to be on the water, in Italy, watching the world go by. Loved it.
And then we disembarked again at Bellagio and spent a pleasant couple of hours walking around the little shops. They were selling jewellery, silk scarves, ties, touristy stuff, lots of high end clothing and locally grown wines. Shops and cafes seemed to spring up from every crevice - up ...
... the nice bits. The running however is as good as anywhere else I have ran in Italy. There is a park with dirt tracks just 200m or so from our apartment which we have used for all our running so far. Today we had our best training experience with DDS so far. We went to Stresa in the shores of Lago Maggiore with other athletes who were doing a race. First we rode a loop along Lago Maggiore, across to Lago d'Orta, along Lago d'Orta and then back to Lago Maggiore. It was ...
... Left the train station and found our hotel. Very close to the station and in a really nice neighborhood. This is probably my least favorite hotel -- it's ok but not great! Since the location is so good, we will stay here! After checking in and getting settled, we went back to the train station to make reservations to Paris for Sunday or Monday. We waited in line for over 1 hour and finally met with a woman who basically sent us to another train company ...
... sure would put me in a diabetic coma. Rex had a Croque Monsieur which was really dry toasted ham n cheese sandwich. Left us wishing we'd picked up something at the boulangerie and eaten on the train.
When we set off on the next leg, a gent came up and asked if he could sit with us for a short time. He was so charming, an Argentinian on holiday here and on his way to London, and he asked if he could practise his English a bit. He had ...