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1.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Via della Scala, 25, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #318 of 508 Florence B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Barbara, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean, convenient budget hotel close to the train station. Stayed two nights. It is extremely basic, but met our needs. No flash, weak internet, but close to some good restaurants and easy walking to all the sights in the old city. Only saw the man at the reception upon check-in, then saw no one else the entire stay -... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

Location is the only good thing about this place. Poor service, overpriced, wifi signal weak and very noisy. Our room was next to reception and the street so constant noise from both sides. Florence has better places to offer for same prices....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

Despite being a 1* we could not fault this hotel. It is very clean, tidy and in a great location. A less than 5 minute walk from the train station and 15 minutes from main attractions it is a great choice if you are on a budget. We fell in love with Florence and would definitely come back and we... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

I stayed at the Hotel Margaret for a week back in May of 2010 with some friends. We had a room with 3 beds and a private bath. This hotel is run by a friendly family who always greet you as you come and go. The young man who works the front desk, Graziano speaks English and is very nice.... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Looking at the reviews can't believe we stayed in same place as those that give this hotel a good rating. Yes, it is close to the station and the sights but that is all. We were put in a front noisy room facing the street.The room was clean but the bedding and furniture are old like the owners. We had... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

great location, great city. the location is good, you can walk from train station and to city, to Duomo, to bridge. This is the only one floor hotel, however, it is better than my thought. good and clean room, large and clean baht room. It is only one star hotel, but it is good. good service, because I ask for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

If you're looking for reasonably priced accommodation close to the Florence train station, Hotel Margaret is a good choice. Not only is it just a 5 minute walk from the station, it's also right by the large Piazza Santa Maria Nouvella, which we found much nicer than similar hotels on busier streets in the neighborhood. The room was spotless. It... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2011

My partner and I stayed here for two nights. Florence is surprisingly small, but it was a convenient location because it was SO close to the train station and just on the outer ring of the old town where all the sights are. The staff was kind of lackluster but nice enough. The hotel and room were clean. We were... More

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Moscow, Russia
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33 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2011

When booking, ask for apartments in Via della Scala 31 on 3rd floor. This is the next door to the hotel and it belongs to same owners. There are 2 connected double rooms with shared batheroom and little hall there - little flat with service for 4 people. It was very nice to stay there - no other tourists, no... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2011

we've stayed in the next door building with the private bathroom. This was actualy an old flat not a hotel room, which was a cute experience, all the windows were inside the courtyard, so it is very quite at night. The location is perfect for 2-3 days in Florence. IF you have more time to spent in the city and... More

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Address: Via della Scala, 25, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Margaret 1*
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