Porta Romana Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room
- Hot tub
- Non-smoking rooms
TravelPod Member ReviewsPorta Romana Hotel Siena
Lovely, clean hotel near old Sienna.
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Arrived in Siena today. Still having grief with my technology getting stuck so I cant share many pics until the tablet behaves again. ..
I guy that manages a delicious deli in Piazza del Campo told me that the horse race mentioned below starts in less than 2 weeks time. The cobbled surface of the Piazza would be impossible for the horses to run on, so they put down a temporary surface for a few weeks. .. condtructiin work starts in the next few days.
... marble frescoes retelling bible stories. This visit is a must next time you are in Siena and have a spare couple of hours.
After the Duomo we headed back to Piazza del Campo for afternoon tea - you guessed it, a nice cold beer. We watched the world go by before setting out to explore a bit more of the city. Every street, as usual, had another impressive building to admire. We stood looking at the Town Hall and tried to figure out how it ...
... of yesteryear – and there have been quite a few of them it seems.
The Duomo also featured a very imposing pulpit and a wonderful looking set of organ pipes with a separate set of pipes resembling trumpets - most impressive all round.
We were disappointed to find the restaurant we had been recommended for dinner was fully booked so we strolled around for a while and finally found a lovely spot run by two charming ...
... br> We have a four o'clock meeting to catch with, Stan. Stan has organized the Palio and meets us there with tickets and information. There are two other couples, American and Australian. Very exciting.
Up to our hotel room, wow, it is beautiful. Level three it looks over the Siena hills and the beautiful gardens of the hotel.
Hugs and tired we venture out to the streets of Siena , we don't know what we are in for.
First things first, ...
... Palio, but this didn't take place, probably due to the rain ...