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b and b or half board

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b and b or half board

hi just wondering wat yous would advise b+b or hboard

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1. Re: b and b or half board

That isn't something others can advise you on. It depends on whether or not YOU want to eat at the hotel concerned or whether you want to try different restaurants in the evenings (and possibly, on how good a deal you think the HB price is). If you don't want to go out much anyway - or if the hotel reviews criticise the food - your decision is made. If you would like to try different places for dinner, then you need to research the location of the hotel(s) you have in mind, to see if this is even feasible: if there aren't many restaurants nearby, it might be more convenient to eat at the hotel. If quality is the only criterion, restaurant food is generally better than that at hotels! If price enters into it also, it's up to you to work out whether whatever price you would be getting is good value.

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2. Re: b and b or half board

If you intend to be out and about all day and come back late sometimes then B&B.

I have always found half board a pain as you have to be there around the time dinner is served, which restricts your holiday plan and the menu may be limited. Eating out will give a greater choice and you choose when and where to eat, the downside is you have to pay for it but if your hotel is out of the way or don’t intend to wander too far then half board, which is usually in the price of the hotel may be a better bet.

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I have to agree with what has already been said. In general half board will be cheaper but you will get a better experience and better food in restaurants.

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4. Re: b and b or half board

Where are you staying? this might make a difference on whether half board would be better or not.

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5. Re: b and b or half board

hi thanks for replies either staying at the eden or al sole bardolino as I say not sure

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6. Re: b and b or half board

The Al Sole is nearer to the centre of Bardolino for getting to resaurants, about a 10 minute walk. The hotel is B&B but they do offer the opportunity to take a half board option with dinner at the Kriss Hotel. It used to be the case that they provided a mini bus to the Kriss but guests had to make their own way back. If you choose the Al Sole I personally wouldn't recommend eating at the Kriss.

The Eden is actually in Cisano which is a good 25 minute walk into Bardolino.

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7. Re: b and b or half board

Depends a lot on the hotel, strangely some of the smaller hotels (including the Kriss) expect you to make your menu choice the night before.

Food at the Kriss is fine but not exactly gourmet.

Edited: 02 September 2013, 22:48
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8. Re: b and b or half board

thanks again b+b in bordoino I think then

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