Porta Romana Hotel

Via E.S. Piccolomini 35, Siena, Tuscany, 53100, Italy | 3 star hotel
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Siena

A travel blog entry by travellingshoes on Aug 11, 2014

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... the baptistery, museum and then lined up (it was an hours wait) for the Panorama dal facciatone. This was amazing and we could overlook the city from above the rooftops. We then were faced with the challenge of finding our way back to the Grom - the gelato shop we saw on our tour, and the Italian Grocer we wanted to visit to try pannaforte. This ended up a bit more difficult than anticipated as we found that just one wrong turn can send you way away from where you think you want to ...

Siena & Sunflowers

A travel blog entry by paul_and_ness on Jul 20, 2014

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Siena is most famous for its annual bareback horse race called Palio di Siena which takes place around the main piazza where 10 riders from each region of Italy race at neck breaking gallops around tight corners where accidents are common to both horse and riders. The winner of the race however is the first horse to cross the finish line after 3 laps with or without a rider!

The race is due ...

Siena

A travel blog entry by punters on Apr 09, 2014

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... an unplanned detour through Poggibonsai and Badesse where the windy roads caused some motion sickness and hangriness). Finally arrived at Siena and took another hour to find our accommodation which proved to be a lot different to what we had envisaged however after we finally settled in we found great charm and surrounding views.

The building was constructed in the 19th century with the current owners purchasing and converting the structure in ...

Home in The Tuscan Hillside

A travel blog entry by louize74 on Oct 15, 2013

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... to explore Siena was up and although we didn't have very long we really did enjoy wandering through the historic town and watching the locals go about their day to day routines.

Okay so it was back to Il Castagno to await our chariot for our wine tour. When our chariot arrived it was actually a 9 seater people mover, but that was okay as our guide told us there would only be one other couple sharing with us. Our tour of the ...

Siena & Milan, Italy

A travel blog entry by vchanjdouglas on Aug 06, 2013

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... wine making is quite a scientific and serious business! Note the suggested use: "perfect for meat and ripe cheese... or simply for meditation". Couldn't have put it better... sublime. Wine-tasting in Italy is significantly different from North America (having been to Niagara-on-the-Lake and Napa Valley). It is a much more intimate affair - instead of standing at a bar, you sit down and are offered snacks while the wine is brought to ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Via E.S. Piccolomini 35, Siena, is near Mangia Tower (Torre del Mangia), Ballooning in Tuscany, Pecci Garden, and Piazza del Mercato.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsPorta Romana Hotel Siena

    Reviewed by bbusch

    Close to the gates of Sienna

    Reviewed Oct 3, 2013
    by (2 reviews) Nanaimo , Canada Flag of Canada

    Lovely, clean hotel near old Sienna.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Porta Romana Hotel Siena

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent