Hotel Ottaviani

Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Tuscany, Italy | Hotel
Prices starting from $48.00

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Travel Day

A travel blog entry by paulausman


... a few selfies and then headed back to the train station on a different route in order to get the best view of the city on my short time here.

Then this is where my day started going south. I could have dealt with the issue that nobody was at the desk when I wanted to check out this morning, but when I got to the station, I saw a train was leaving for Florence in 15 minutes. Just to make sure, I went to the info booth to ask the girl if my Eurail pass covered ...

A taste of Tuscany

A travel blog entry by ssmalley


... I returned the favour for their hospitality by purchasing a bottle of red Chianti Classico from their cellar, before we all piled back onto the bus with full bellies to return to the campsite and turn in for the night. P.S. Although my original intention was to savour the wine during our week sailing around the Greek Islands as I didn't get the chance I'm yet to decide wether I will drink it when the next opportunity arrives, or I might save it as a present for someone at ...

Florence and the Statue

A travel blog entry by ckwalt


... was so good. His muscle definition was impressive and how it was carved is beyond what our minds can fathom. His head, hands and feet seemed to be bigger, and therefore out of proportion with the rest of his body. We're sure there is some important artistic reason for this, but we don't know what it is... We spent quite a bit of time staring at this masterpiece. Then we checked out the rest of the museum. Interestingly enough, there was a painting in this museum ...

Roaming in rome!

A travel blog entry by lollbaker


... Then headed to the colosseum to venture inside the ruins. Then the nights activity was the toga party! Sheets wrapped around us and an enthusiasm to party for Nicole's birthday. Woke the next morning at a 9am sleep in to get ready to depart for our ferry to Greece! Spent the night on the seas where we were entertained at the disco by a group of 15yr old Germans and then headed to bed for a 11hour sleep. Now well rested and ready to embrace the Greek culture! Goodbye land of carbs and ...


A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... based on himself. The Baptistry doors were impressive and so was the restoration of them that they showed. We then decided to climb to the top of the dome for the murals and the view. Sadly there was now a screen so it was harder to take photos.

Once down, we had a coffee before we visited the baptistry. That was impressive. Next up was the crypts beneath the Duomo, they were also good, and then it was time to leave. We only had ...


This hotel, located on Santa Maria Novella, Florence, is near Church of Santa Maria Novella, Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella, and Palazzo Strozzi.
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