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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Iris Venice
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... are steep and slanted the wrong way. Overall it is a nice hotel with our own bathroom and a standup shower. Yeah for modern plumbing!!!! We immediately hit the streets to explore the many bridges and canals. Then in a moment of weakness we decided (actually Konner's idea but I relented) to eat at Hard Rock Cafe. I've read in many articles that the food in Venezia isn't that good and is very high priced (justifying ...
... be there for the rest of the day but then the staff must have come back from siesta and we got through after about a twenty minute delay.
Yeah we are here!!
We took a water taxi to our hotel. What a novel experience and a fantastic way to arrive at a destination. Going on the water taxi through the canals its truly a unique experience. We were one of four couples - lets jus say what a contrast - we had one who was Muslim to one who was ...
... of the ocean that is rising! We had two nights here and two very cold and rainy days but we were determined to make the most of our time.
We stayed just outside of Venice in Mestre, which is only a 10 minute train ride out of Venice itself, and far more budget-friendly and quiet. We took the short train ride in to Venice after checking into our hotel, despite the rain, as Venice was calling to us! Upon arrival, we chose not to pay the ...
Venice is certainly an interesting place, and one that hasn't changed much since we were last here 25 yrs ago.
Venice was first populated by mainlanders who fled the barbarian invasion in the 4th century. Control of Venice has changed hands many times, from Romans, Lombards, Byzantines, to a period of independence in which it was a key successful centre of trade with the Byzantines. Napoleon invaded in 1797, ...
... was huge when we got there and so had to wait 45 mins to collect it, getting it only 10 minutes before our fast train to Florence left.
We had booked a 2 bed room apartment in Florence for 4 nights through airbnb. It has lots of space (after sharing a room for a week), is only 5 minutes walk from the train station and is next door to the Medici Chapels so in the heart of the tourist district (and has a small supermarket 1 minute away). ...