Porta Romana Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Hot tub
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
TravelPod Member ReviewsPorta Romana Hotel Siena
Lovely, clean hotel near old Sienna.
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Bob's words: "The driver came back into the bus after he realized we didn't get off and said in kind of an incredulous tone: 'Caffe?!' It was like he was stunned that we didn't want to get out and get coffee. And at first I thought, 'oh, let's grab a coffee to go.' But little did I know that when I walked in to look for a paper cup to fill with coffee, that I would find everyone at the counter just hanging out, ...
... quickly thin out as you enter the Tuscan countryside. It’s amazing how soon the rolling Tuscan hills appear with their grape vines and olive groves once you leave the hustle and bustle of Florence behind. They are truly beautiful out the train windows.
Well about an hour and twenty minutes later we arrive in Siena and immediately remember it is after all a Tuscan hill town and therefore quite a bit higher than Florence. The weather was colder, the rain ...
... near him in the tasting room and they quickly became engrossed in conversation. He turned out to be Tim Grace as in the owner of Il Molino Di Grace. I have said many times in the last few years that Mark knows his wine and from listening to his and Tim's conversation, Mark easily contributed many insights that Tim was impressed with. My husband was in his element. The chance meeting was an awesome way to kick off our vineyard visits. Our next stop was ...
Sleep in today. I think we made it to breaky about 9.00 and the talk was all about the night before. People came late, and the overheard conversations were all about Palio and excitement and amazement. Finally for Womby and Goldy it was an unplanned day therefore it was a tiring day as there was no " have to be or have to do" it made the day exhausting. I spent the morning it the garden with a tortoise, Steve went out with tripod. We napped and then of course the conversation ...
Driving towards Siena, I discovered a nifty feature. When I crossed the middle lane without turning my turn signal on, the departure lane warning system vibrated the steering wheel. It vibrated like my mobile phone. In California, during my regular commute, I witnessed other drivers brushing teeth, putting make up, reading Wall Street Journal, and eating with chopsticks on the highways. ...