|Description||Location. The Hotel Cristallo is located in Turin, Italy, 1.5 kilometres from the Olympic stadium, five kilometres from Le Gru shopping mall, six kilometres from the Egyptian Museum, and six kilometres from Piazza Castello. |
Hotel Features. This is a modest, modern hotel, situated in extensive gardens in a quiet residential area in the industrial centre of Turin. Amenities include room service, parking (surcharge), and dry cleaning services.
Drinks can be enjoyed in the hotel bar, and the hotel serves a complimentary buffet breakfast.
Guestrooms. There are 29 air conditioned guestrooms, built over two floors, with traditional decor featuring pale painted walls, matching carpets and curtains, and wall lights. All are soundproofed and have desks, direct dial phones, and satellite television. Bathrooms are equipped with showers and hair dryers.
Expert Tip. The Mole Antonelliana is a major landmark in Turin. Construction began in 1863 when it was intended to be a synagogue. It now houses the National Museum of Film. The Mole appears on the reverse of the two cent Italian euro coins, and was the official emblem of the 2006 Winter Olympics. It is also the official emblem of the 2005 World Bocce Championships, and the 2006 World Fencing Championships.