Hotel Il Convento
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking hotel
- Conference facilities
- Banquet room
- Breakfast Available
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Il Convento Pistoia
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... our first stop – down some winding narrow streets, we discovered a WONDERFUL restored building and were greeted by a gracious and friendly woman who spoke pretty good English. She pointed out that they had a special exhibit of embroideries and laces from Countess Antonia Suardi’s collection. At the beginning of the 20th century, she was one of the biggest supporters of the guild whose main purpose was "safeguarding and promoting ...
... was his assistant and full of unending energy, was pulling people out of the crowd, trying to get people to dance and enjoy the music. When we walked up, the music was just starting and she stopped me halfway across the “dance floor.” Susan was behind me and retreated back to work her way around, leaving me alone with the this Italian whirling dervish. Naturally, the only graceful way out of this was to dance my way back to ...
... join a queue and then get the front of the queue and realise that you have to go somewhere else to buy a ticket. The inside of the Duomo is large but spartan by normal Italian church standards. Sandy and I braved the climb up to the top of the bell tower which is all stone and has narrow stairways with two way traffic. We felt motivated now so we joined the queue to get to the top of the dome and we only had to ...
... out on the farm and took some photos of the beautiful valley surrounding and then hopped back on the bus. We then drove to another smaller medieval town called San Gimignano. Our highlights there were La Rocca di Montestaffoli (a beautiful public garden and olive grove inside the ruins of the town's fortress), going up Torre Grossa (a tower that was once the home of a wealthy family) and seeing stunning 360 degree views of San ...
... was pure luck. The hostel was in downtown about 50 meters from the main river going through Florence. It was a room with 4 beds, a personal bathroom, wifi, a fridge and a massive window to see the river 3 floors up. After we got to our hostel we were extremely hungry so we started brainstorming. The college girls told us about an amazing pizza place across the river called GustaPizza and we decided this to be our winning candidate of dinner ideas. Alexa had her mind set ...