How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Ovest Piacenza
Travel Blogs from Piacenza
... a bit dismal as about half to two thirds of the stalls have gone. It's fair to say that Franci was pretty sad at the changes, he has fond memories of being with his father and the quality of the produce. It also made me realise how fragile the Western relationship with food is if fresh produce markets are struggling to survive in Italy.
We then went exploring 2 churches - one that is called the Jewel of Piacenza, San Sisto which I thought ...
Piacenza is an industrial town long past its heyday. We had chosen a convenient hotel on the outskirts- the Hotel City- a functional modern place but at least it had all the toiletries and protected parking in the basement. Beware the garage gates because they swing outwards and we managed to get the front of the Jag in the way after a very tight negotiation of the bends to the garage! Claudia was the very helpful receptionist who was there when we arrived and when we got back in ...
I am forced to have a beer whilst I wait for her.
We think we have found it. The waitress at the bar tells us it is fizzy white wine, soda water, Aperol and ice of course.
Now we need to buy the ingredients and Kathleen will have to continue experimenting until she has ...
... which flows south out of Lake Garda.
We first pass the village of Monzambano, with its impressive Church on a hill on the opposite bank of the river.
The castle at Borghetto is visible in the distance, as we approach ...
Happy Birthday David!
We managed to get off by about 10am and had our first bit of fun - trying to get diesel on a sunday, no humans work in a petrol station on a Sunday! Admittedly it may not have been so bad if we could have understood any of the instructions on the self services pumps or the pumps didn't keep rejecting our card or even if we had cash of a lower domination that 100 euros, we really didn't need 100 euros worth of diesel, appart from that ...