I recently stayed here (Sept. 9-14) and had a very pleasant experience. My husband and I have stayed here a few other times when we travel to Turin for his business. The hotel is in a good location that is right across the street from a Metro station. You can ride on the Metro for 1.50 euros a ride and it will take you into the City Center. It's about a 20 minutes ride.
The hotel itself is fairly new, so it is modern in design. The rooms are spacious and the bathrooms are fairly spacious and bright.
During prior stays, the air conditioning felt as though it was not adequate. The room was always hot. But this time, it seemed to be working well and we were cool. European air conditioning isn't as strong as it is in the US, so it's always an adjustment when you travel there, if you are used to strong air conditioning.
There is a complimentary breakfast buffet that is quite satisfactory. There are always scrambled eggs and some sort of warm meat, cheeses, cold meats, yogurt, fresh fruit salad, cereal, hard boiled eggs, fresh croissant and toast and some sweet breakfast cakes as well. Plenty to eat, that's for sure.
Service is pleasant at this hotel and helpful. There is parking in an underground garage which is helpful if you have a car. Internet (wi-fi) is available, but you may have to pay for it. My husband works for a company that has a deal with this hotel which allows for free internet service.
I would definately recommend this hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Holiday Inn Turin Corso Francia, which opened in February 2006, is ideally located, a few minutes from the old city centre of Turin, where the Egyptian Museum, Royal Palace and Film Museum, inside the Mole Antonelliana, are located.The modern-style bedrooms, all perfectly soundproofed, provide all the amenities sought after by Business and Leisure Clients.The hotel is easy to reach using the main means of transport both from the railway stations of Porta Nuova and Porta Susa, with the new Underground station (Piazza Massaua), located in front of the hotel, and from the Sandro Pertini airport. All the Via Lattea ski resorts made famous by the Turin Winter Olympics 2006 are within easy reach.The Olimpic Stadium is just a few minutes distance.Holiday Inn Turin Corso Francia is perfect for organising any type of event thanks to the Congress Centre with seven meeting rooms with cutting-edge technological equipment and fast WI-FI Internet connection.The 'Fermata Venchi internal restaurant offers a comfortable and relaxing ambience where you can enjoy traditional regional, national and international dishes.Free Mini Gym.Large internal garage.Holiday Inn Turin Corso Francia, for business or leisure, your home away from home, just a short way from the heart of Turin. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Turin-Corso Francia Hotel Turin
- Turin Holiday Inn