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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Plaza Mestre
One night only as heading to Cinque Terre
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... on to boats to transport around the canals as well as a few giant cruise liners moored in the dock so it didn't start ideally but hey, we were in Venice. Then all of a sudden we turned a corner and you could see buildings like we've all seen a hundred times before on TV or in films and it started to pick up. We hopped off the boat to walk for a bit without knowing exactly where we were going. One of the first things we saw was a man hanging in ...
... we were free to go and watch the ship sail into Venice.
They had especially opened the bow for this which is on the fifth floor as well as having the open access from the top decks. We headed to the bow as it is on the same floor as our stateroom and the views were amazing but it was also very crowded and difficult to get a clear photo or view with all the heads and waving hands getting in the way, so we headed back to our stateroom and ...
... in the day. It houses all the "opulence" of the times - and also the prison! There was more very ornate artwork (folks were flashy way back when) and some really cool armor & weapons! Of course we also crossed the Grand Canal at the Rialto Bridge, which was full of tourists trying to take a picture. One of the most frustrating parts of this trip is trying to walk through a million people trying to take ...
... but has since passed, burdening the current inhabitants with the upkeep while they no longer have the income or importance to attract the appropriate talent. The original construction of many buildings we pass consists of brick walls that have been rendered and then plastered and painted. Now much of the plaster and render has fallen away and the soft bricks are exposed to the elements, slowly being eroded away by wind, frost and moisture. This ...
... the one we were on last year. Then it was time for dinner. As always, the wait staff treated my allergy with care and attention. The Head Waiter in our area, Francesco, seemed more thorough in his questions about what I could and couldn't have, and full of new ideas about how the staff would be able to accommodate my dietary needs. It turns out, he had five other people with lactose intolerance last week, so he is already in the swing of things. ...