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The hotel is a 4 star stunner right on an impressive jetty with a replica, old sailing ship used in one of Polanski's movies.The Pirates" .it makes a great impression as you arrive. From the window of our roomwe can see Ocean Liners, and very expensive big privately owned ocean going cruisers.
This afternoon we have walked into the Medieval …
Today has been an adventure to the say the least. It you ask Chris he will say an adventure from hell. We have deviated from original plan as kids were in need of some r and r so we thought we would head for a beach. We checked out Internet last night for a camp on the Italian Riviera and found one just east of Genoa. Web said it was only 1km from beach and free bus to train into Genoa and Portofino. Sounded perfect so off we ...
We arrived on Friday evening to a warm welcome from our friends Cassandra and Ian and while we sipped wine on their terrace the washing machine was very very busy. They live in a south eastern suburb of Genoa and I was impressed with the area, it had everything, supermarkets, clothes and shoe shops, fishmongers and green grocers and a very nice Italian post office run almost entirely by cheerful women. It's great being away on this trip ...
... city is very compact and squeezed by the mountains which come right down to the sea. We went for a quick drive into the hills but it was a stormy night and the visibility poor.
We are here for four nights and we'll update the blog when we leave ...
Steps in Genoa 13 546. Interesting fact about Genoa: Blue Jeans were actually first worn in Italy by industrial workers who chose denim because of its hard wearing nature. The word Jeans then comes from the French word Genoese.
After a quick pack up and goodbye to the friendly staff, it was time to catch a cab to our ship. Cabs are quite cheap and it only cost us 13 euros to get to the terminal so we were glad we hadn't tried to do the bus thing with all our bags. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsNH Marina Genoa
You need a taxi to get there if traveling by train , but its worth the extra euros.
The hotel is on the waterfront and offers great harbor views and it a very short walk across the road to the old town, The hotel has everything you need and is of international standard.
Not to be missed.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.