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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2014, 06:14:18 PM »
Yes.
I would dedicate a full day or most of it. Take a city tour. See the David. See the shul.

So it's worth it to try to get to Florence early morning and spend most of the day instead of spending more time in Tuscany?

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2014, 06:43:45 PM »
So it's worth it to try to get to Florence early morning and spend most of the day instead of spending more time in Tuscany?
Never been to Tuscany but those three activities plus getting to the lookout point over the city are must do's in Florence. Depends on your priorities. I happen to favor nature over city stuff so maybe more time in Tuscany
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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #17 on: January 05, 2014, 07:04:54 PM »
Never been to Tuscany but those three activities plus getting to the lookout point over the city are must do's in Florence. Depends on your priorities. I happen to favor nature over city stuff so maybe more time in Tuscany
+1 to nature. I guess I have time to plan the exact details. Where did you stay in Florence?

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #18 on: January 05, 2014, 07:09:10 PM »
My pre-DD days
Hotel name: Axial Hotel Florence
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Via dei Calzaiuoli, 11
Florence, IT 50122
$232 total for two nights with Orbitz coupon
Got there late Wednesday night. Left Friday morning
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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #19 on: January 05, 2014, 07:31:16 PM »
My pre-DD days
Hotel name: Axial Hotel Florence
Address:
Via dei Calzaiuoli, 11
Florence, IT 50122
$232 total for two nights with Orbitz coupon
Got there late Wednesday night. Left Friday morning
Would you stay there now it at the Westin Excelsior Florence for 25k/night? Was the Axial nice?

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #20 on: January 05, 2014, 10:58:42 PM »

+1 to nature. I guess I have time to plan the exact details. Where did you stay in Florence?
it depends who u are traveling with; florence is a very romantic city, if ur traveling with a spouse/special other than consider doing more days there. If going with a buddy, just lettin u know the museums are cool but mostly consist of naked paintings of woman and naked baby yoshke.

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #21 on: January 05, 2014, 11:04:43 PM »
Would you stay there now it at the Westin Excelsior Florence for 25k/night? Was the Axial nice?
No. It was small and clean. Nothing more. If I had spg to burn would stay at westin. Otherwise the axial was fine and a GREAT location
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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #22 on: January 06, 2014, 12:26:39 AM »
it depends who u are traveling with; florence is a very romantic city, if ur traveling with a spouse/special other than consider doing more days there. If going with a buddy, just lettin u know the museums are cool but mostly consist of naked paintings of woman and naked baby yoshke.
I'm going with my wife. Maybe we'll take your suggestion. We have to talk about it more.

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #23 on: January 06, 2014, 12:27:38 AM »
No. It was small and clean. Nothing more. If I had spg to burn would stay at westin. Otherwise the axial was fine and a GREAT location
I have enough points for the Westin, just don't know if it's worth 25k. I normally prefer staying at category 4 & 5 hotels.

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #24 on: January 06, 2014, 01:14:16 AM »
25k seems like a lot of points, i would try the priceline/hotwire route
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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #25 on: January 06, 2014, 01:15:02 AM »
25k seems like a lot of points, i would try the priceline/hotwire route

Kinda what I was thinking, thanks!

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #26 on: January 18, 2014, 11:43:20 PM »
Has anyone stayed at the Firenze Number Nine hotel in Florence?

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #27 on: March 24, 2014, 10:15:55 AM »
Please see the wiki I added and add info/topics to help people get the most out of their trip :)

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #28 on: March 24, 2014, 11:29:31 AM »
Please see the wiki I added and add info/topics to help people get the most out of their trip :)
If you are serious about this (AKA-you have a trip lined up and need help), why don't you go through the threads that you are creating these blank wikis about and populate the wikis yourself and then someone will help you.
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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #29 on: March 24, 2014, 04:28:21 PM »
The kosher rest. has really bad hecsher
Not sure if owner married yid bichlal