Although built in 1920 the hotel has been updated to a fair standard but some of the rooms are quite small. The room next to ours looked like a cupboard has been turned into a shower cubicle. Corner rooms are quite spacious and views above 2nd floor are quite good. The hotel is kept very clean but decor in places is dated.
Self Service Breakfast is adequate but you have to wait for hot food to be replenished, in our 7 days there was not much variation. Breakfast starts at 7:30 but the "chef" doesn't start till 8:00. Last day early breakfast to catch flight was refused.
Dinner menu is kept secret until you are seated and although the food is varied it's not very good. Waiters are allocated to tables and if all the guests for your waiter eat at the same time there can be quite a wait between courses especially the time you wait to be escorted to select your desert.
Pool is too small for size of hotel, only early risers will get a sunbed, 80+ rooms approx' 30 sunbeds. Free beach ok but no deckchairs if you want that luxury it's between 20 to 30 euros per day in the pay section.
Travel access by bus and then train is very good and it's easy to plan your own trips to Pisa, Lucca & Florence etc.
Would we go to this area of Italy again, Yes, to this hotel No.
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