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7a) Thompson Hotel, Seattle, Washington I am a sucker for pillow menus, waterfall showers, and comforter-thick towels. And
When I opened my eyes after a delightful night's sleep, it occurred to me that this is pretty good living -- a four-poster bed, in a 16th-century monastery, a block from Michelangelo's David, with a farmers market going on just outside my window on the most venerable Renaissance square in Florence (Piazza S. S. Annunziata).
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This is an unpretentious hideaway on a quiet residential street on the north side of town, so discreet rumors persist that
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