Small boutique hotel on quiet side street. Small lobby and not many amenities but rooms while not very large are very comfortable. Everything in room including A/C worked well. Very quiet and dark in morning. Staff were very pleasant and helpful, even stored our luggage when we went away for 2 days to Venice. Great location less then 5 mins from SMN station and less then 10 minutes to Duomo. Breakfast not huge variety but fresh and more excellent croissants. Would stay again if returned to Florence.
mhj from chicago
Treat yourself to a cosy break at the Hotel Art Atelier, Florence , which places guests at the heart of Tuscan capital city …More
Ten minutes from the Duomo on a narrow street that bends ever so slightly and reveals new surprises every few feet, the Hotel Vasari is the perfect spot from which to explore Florence. The building dates from the late 1500s and in the late nineteenth century served as the French Embassy. The public rooms on the street level still reflect the ambiance of that golden era as does a large sitting room on the first floor. The old tile for in the breakfast room is very nearly a work of art in itself. Guess rooms, a bit small as is always the case in older European hotels, are a bit small, but are tastefully done. Doors to the guest rooms are decorated with figures from classic paintings--a nice touch.
While you're in the neighborhood, don't miss the chance fir a meal at the Trattoria Nerone on the street that connects the Hotel Vasari with the duomo (on your right as you walk toward the cathedral).
very simple (spartan, even), but really great location, staff, breakfast, internet connection, clean/comfortable/quiet room. Great bang for the buck. Awesome and super friendly staff. Definitely recommend!
The hotel Nuova Italia is excellently located in the centre of Florence, a mere 5 minutes' walk from the Santa Maria Novella …More
From the outside this hotel looked like a cheap relation but inside the quality, cleanliness and service was second to none. The quality of the room and accessability to the city is superb. We found the staff to be extremely helpful. The hotel was very quiet just what we were looking for we would recommend it to anyone looking for a stay in Florence
Charles & Julie from Llanelli South Wales
The "Locanda di Firenze" propose itself for comfortable holidays to all the people that loves a welcoming, peaceful, elegant …More
We had a wonderful stay at the Hotel Porta Faenza. Beatrice and Francesca had arranged for us to have a room with a king-size bed, which was a luxury. As with both the hotels we stayed in Italy, the beds were a little on the hard side - perhaps this is a cultural preference. Otherwise, the room and the amenities were great.
"Nice family run hotel, very close to train station"
Close to everything, very central. Only problem was you had to climb three floors of stairs to get to it. Staff were very friendly. Breakfast was very good. We would stay again, but not for anyone with mobility problems.
Traveller from hampshire, England
The Merlini is a budget hotel in the centre of Florence , close to Santa Maria Novella train station and Piazza del Duomo …More
Great hotel with an extremely wonderful and kind staff. The hotel was very clean and my room was the perfect size for a solo traveler. The hotel was in an amazing location.... close to everything, including the train which is key when traveling to other parts of the country. I'd highly recommend this hotel, and would stay again!
"Small, friendly hotel with a convenient location"
Very friendly and helpful staff on reception, who responded very efficiently with minor issues and questions. Room fairly small but very comfortable and more than adequate. Sky TV was a good feature as was the free wifi.
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