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  • Once we arrive at our 'pensione' (hotel) we will pay by cash.

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  • The pensione served supper only by pre-order according to the brochure at the door of the dining room.

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  • In the cab from the airport to his pensione he rolled down the window and watched the throngs on the sidewalks, no longer so different from the urban Canadians.

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  • This was the case in Sassari, where I found a pensione with students studying at the university.

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  • I combined my knowledge of a tourist hotel with living in a pensione with students who spoke only Italian -- since their regional dialects of Sard were mutually incomprehensible.

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  • I had planned to meet up with some friends in Europe and was going to do it the economical way, small pensione, and petit bistros... or so I told mommy and daddy.

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  • The classic arrangement is a hotel or guesthouse with full board pensione completa .

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  • Her pensione had a great location -- right across from the Palazzo Pitti -- but the old lady wouldn't serve dinner to you unless you spoke Italian.

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  • When we finally arrived in late August, we temporarily checked into a small pensione run by a middle-aged Jewish couple in the upscale, but quaint, suburban community of Maadi, located about eight miles south of Cairo on the eastern bank of the Nile River.

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  • “Rome,” Abby repeated, as she did so she could picture the two of them at eighteen, bathing in the Bernini fountain at dawn because the dirt cheap pensione where they were staying had no running water.

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