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The Black Sheep Bed and Breakfast

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Via della scala 53, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

The black sheep has a cosy and nice environment, which makes you feel at home the moment you step into the place. Donatello is the best host (who serves great coffee too). Warm hospitality and always ready to answer our questions and provide good recommendations.

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Makati, Philippines
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

This B&B has 3 rooms only and we were 6 in our group so we literally had the whole place to ourselves. Our host, Donatello, was already waiting for us by the door when we arrived from SMN station (we just came from Milan). The only problem here is the flight of stairs leading to the apartment but this is... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Donatello's place is a nice place to stay in Florence. Very cozy, clean and comfortable, with good location. Breakfast served by Donatello was one of the best we ever had), also his recommendations regarding restaurants, places to visit and food and wines to try were very valuable. Thank you for everything! Nadia & Ilia

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We could not have found a better place for bed and breakfast than with Donatello. He hopped off his scoother and greeted us with his open and friendly smile. It was a good beginning. Our Sliver Suite was large and it's ceilings were tall giving an impression of even more space. The silver touch was creative genius! Breakfasts were delicious... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My sister and I stayed in a Gold Suite at The Black Sheep Bed and Breakfast for 3 nights. I must say that the rooms there are awesome, with lots of creativity and considerate thoughts for the occupant's comfort! Like what it says on its website, it is conveniently located in Florence's historic centre within walking distance from all the... More 

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Bacchus Marsh, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We are a family of four (2 teenagers) doing a month haul in Europe. My wife chose this place by it's quirky name and after reading the reviews and seeing the piccies we were eagerly awaiting our stay. It was worth the wait. The best accommodation of our whole month on the continent. Although our current digs in Rome give... More 

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Belgrade
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This place has everything that you might need for a wonderful vacation in Florence! Located at the very center, it is very close to all main attractions. Rooms are beautiful, specially decorated with lots of style and artistic touch! At some point you feel like you are in a museum :). Breakfast was wonderful as well, served each morning by... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Heaven because its up 52 steps and because its so uplifted from its surrounds. We wanted somewhere close to Santa Maria Novella station for both arrival and departure and selected the Black Sheep from Trip Advisor recommendations. How on the money they were! We experienced a little difficulty in finding the place at first and I suggested a slight improvement... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for two nights in early March 2014. 2 minutes from train station. The charming host, Donatello, was waiting for us and made us feel welcome and gave us some genuine recommendations and insider tips for making the most of our Florence visit. Provided a thorough breakfast and a good chat each morning. Decor is super cool and location is... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Although the street access is nondescript, packed with people and loud the upstairs location and interior rooms make for a quiet convenient stay near the main train station in Firenze. Easy quick walk from the train station then, after dropping your bags, great access to the city. Donatello is a charming and informative host who insists on making you whatever... More 

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Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the majority of the people arriving in Florence, which might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists come across the constant hustle and bustle of the station before exiting, taking a few steps and stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It is impossible not to admire the the square, housing one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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