Great location, seconds from the Railway Station so very handy for onward travel, but only 20 minutes very easy stroll from the Tower. Loads of funky and fun bars and restaurants right on the doorstep, area felt relaxed and safe. Its just on the edge of the tourist area, so best of both worlds, not too noisy but everything to hand.
Our triple room was actually a double room with a small twin leading off, so nice and roomy, no extra bed squeezed into a corner. Ditto bathroom, good size with everything we needed. Mini bar, hair-dryer, free wifi.. So Far So Good.
Unfortunately the whole place had the feel of a good hotel that had seen better days. The staff on reception were delightful, The pick up at the airport was perfect and worth the 9 euros just for the ease of it all. BUT... the place is a bit scruffy. The bedlinen was good quality but worn, the bathroom was clean in the bits we used - loo, sink etc - but Dont Look Up!!. Doubt a duster had seen the top of the rail for many a year.
Breakfast experience was also a disappointment - the food was great, but there were no tables clear when we got down at just after 9, An elderly gentleman who spoke no Englsh (NOT a complaint, we should speak italian, just a statement of fact...) faffed around moving things that didn't need to be moved, while half the tables stood uncleared. In the end I cleared one myself. There was no coffee in either coffee machine, no eggs left and just a scrap of bacon. But what there was, was splendid.
The sad thing is, this hotel just missed being really good and its problems could be sorted very easily. Fire the cleaner, put someone competent in the breakfast room, splash a bit of paint around and Id be giving it an Excellent.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel La pace is a family run Hotellocated just in front of the railway station of "Pisa Centrale" where you can find also the Bus Station.Pisaairport is reachable by taxi, city bus, HotelShuttle Bus in 5 minutes.You can reach teh leaning Tower in 15/20 minutes walking across the city center.We do offer 63 rooms with bathroom, telephone, Tv sat, SKY, air conditioning, heater and FREE wireless internet connection powered by Cisco routers.Our is not aluxury hotel but we try to make your stay unique and memorable with our welcoming staff and our Buffet breakfast served every day from 7 to 10.L'albergo La pace e un Hotel a conduzione familiare, situato davanti alla Stazione ferroviaria di Pisa centrale, dove si trova anche la stazione dei Bus per il centro.L'aeroporto e raggiungibile in taxi, autobus, Navetta dell'Hotel in soli 5 minuti.Camminando non piu di 15/20 minuti e possibile raggiungere Piazza dei Miracoli dove si trova la famosa Torre pendente.Tutte le camere sono dotate di telefono, Tv sat, SKY, aria condizionata, riscaldamento e connessione internet wireless GRATUITA. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- La Pace Pisa
- La Pace Hotel