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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Residence Hilda Florence
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... a very easy place to live. The Italians are warm and helpful. They enjoy life and are happy to make life enjoyable for others. The food, art, culture and lifestyle are wonderful. We especially enjoyed sampling the restaurants around Piazza Santo Spirito. At Oseria we ordered three half serves between us, two pastas and a risotto. We were astonished, after time in Spain eating a few tapas between us, when three massive platters arrived ...
We were greeted by very mild weather conditions this morning, with temperatures starting out in the mid-50s, which allowed us to open all of the windows to let in the fresh, dry air. The rest of the day was also gorgeous, with blue skies and temperatures in the mid-70s, which made for ideal walking conditions.
After a later than usual start, we decided to have lunch on the rooftop terrace of La Risascente, one of Italy's major department ...
... steak. Neither a fan of excessively large chunks of meat or blue steak and conscious of the fact that a sit-down lunch would waste the precious little time we had to see the city, I left the group and walked back to Elsa's favorite coffee shop in the square with the arch to accomplish my first goal for today: try an Italian coffee. I am a frugal person, so chose to have my coffee standing at the counter than pay the extra €3 to sit at a table. I can honestly say that it ...
... like the ultimate work perk, but have you any idea how tough it is to check emails and coherently compose meeting minutes when you are half-blitzed? What kind of hotel liquors up its guests with unlimited alcohol without offering any substantial food to go along with it, only an assortment of nibbles that includes roasted nuts, chips, and a fresh-made warm and spicy bruschetta that would make any Italian granny proud? Atrocious!
That free liquor wound ...
... to get some lunch. The place had a pretty big line, and the ordering process was pretty entertaining, with the staff often breaking out into song. You chose which meat you want and then they recommend some spreads and other things to go with it. I ended up with prosciutto, a mozzarella spread, some eggplant that had been marinated with something delicious and some basil leaves. It was definitely worth ...