BEST WESTERN Palazzo Ognissanti Hotel
Travel Blogs from Florence
... looks the same. It's a beautiful beautiful city with an amazing cathedral but I was lost. So meh. I decided to go with it, wandered around, paid 1 euro to use the lavatory, had a look in some shops, took some photos and contemplated going on a mission to find a handbag. Ended up ditching that idea as I had found a place that looked familiar. Then I started ...
... door/bell system worked before finally getting in and finding our rooms. The lady who owned the place was a very sweet little Italian woman who didn't speak English very well (it always makes it more exciting when you don't speak the same language as someone you're trying to communicate with), but the place was very nice and a much needed break after carrying around our luggage for 10-day all day. The rest of the day involved gelato (delicious Italian ice cream), ...
... the Ponte Vecchio, but everything was shut. We didn’t understand. Shouldn’t everyone be doing last minute and late night Christmas shopping?! Where was everyone? For dessert we visited a café and enjoyed frozen chocolate tart and berry cheesecake.
Back at the hostel we greeted the German girls in the WC with 'Ameisenscheisse!’ and then Joanna and I curled up on the couch, as I introduced her to Game of Thrones. Oh, this series is so treacherous and ...
... Florentine. It was a 1.7kg T-bone steak for two inches thick after cooking. After some deliberation and encouragement from a Facebook friend we are going to visit San Gimignano tomorrow instead of having a quiet day to pack. It was one of the towns I had wanted to visit but we thought we might be pushing our time. So, on the road again ...
... orders the cabs for us. Hallelujah!
Our first stop was the duomo for some gelato.We meandered through the different alleys and streets and just soaked in the sights along the Arno river.
Next, we had reserved vouchers for the Uffizi gallery, which was a huge time saver because of the ridiculously long lines. The Uffizi was massive, but the highlight of my visit was of course the "Birth ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility