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La Residenza dell'Orafo

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Largo Fratelli Alinari 11, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #60 of 563 Florence B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Doha
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45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were planning a side trip to Pisa during our 3 day stay in Florence so we had to pick a hotel which was close to SMN train station. We decided to stay in this hotel since it was just a minute or two away from the station. There are also restaurants nearby. The hotel staff who received us was... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to train station, supermarket and the old town. The room was clean and neat, and the staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was free but you have to go to the end of the street where a cafe provided the food and drinks.

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laresidenzadellorafo, Receptionist at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Merrill L, Thank you for choosing "La Residenza Dell'orafo" for your holidays in Florence and for writing your kind review. We are happy that you appreciate our B&B, for the position for the room for the cleaning and for the helpful staff. . We hope to host you again in our B&B for another wonderful holiday in Florence. Best wishes,... More 

Edmond, Oklahoma
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42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of those lucky finds since we love traveling by trains. Less than 5min to/from SMN train station. In a neighborhood with a lot of restaurants. The rooms were very modern and clean. A problem with our A/C unit was handled promptly by a call to one of the property's owners (?). Their breakfast is handled offsite by one of... More 

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laresidenzadellorafo, Receptionist at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Dear Ricup, Thank you for choosing "La Residenza Dell'orafo" for your holidays in Florence and for writing your nice review. We are happy that you appreciate our B&B, for the position for the room, for the cleaning and for our helpful staff. We hope to have the pleasure to host you again in our B&B for another wonderful holiday. Sincerely,... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights whilst visiting Florence. We arrived from the train station to find the apartment just around the corner, the location was perfect to get all around Florence from here you are only a 5 minute walk to the square where you will find the famous duomo and campanile. (From here you will... More 

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laresidenzadellorafo, Receptionist at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Dear StaceyB93 Thank you for choosing "La Residenza Dell' Orafo" for your holidays in Florence and for writing your review. We are happy that you appreciate our B&B, for the position for the room and our kind and helpful staff. . We always hope that our friendly and informal way to help our clients is appreciated. We hope to have... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Excellent location, walking distance to all attractions and just across the road and around the corner from the Stazione Santa Maria Novella train station and a few minutes walk to the San Lorenzo leather market. Staff is fantastic, very informative and helpful and told us some great tips for getting around Florence on local transport. The rooms are beautiful and... More 

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laresidenzadellorafo, Receptionist at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Dear TravellingFromAus Thanks for the wonderful review about our B&B " La Residenza dell'Orafo". Thank you for having described all the smallest details... We are happy that you appreciate our B&B, for the position for the room and our kind and helpful staff. . We hope to have the pleasure to host you again in our B&B for another wonderful... More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised to find that this hotel was a mere two-minute walk from the train station. While the streets below were a little noisy, the rooms are well-insulated with a good window and pull-down shutter arrangement. The lovely lady who checked us in could not have been nicer and gave us wonderful recommendations for meals and sightseeing. This... More 

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laresidenzadellorafo, Receptionist at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Dear Kurt and Chris... S Thank you for choosing "La Residenza Dell' Orafo" for your holidays in Florence and for writing your review. We are happy that you appreciate our B&B, for the position, for the the room and our kind and helpful syaff. We always hope that our friendly and informal way to help our clients is appreciated. We... More 

Orange Park, Florida
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47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This B&B was close to Santa Maria Novella train station (straight across street, past McDs for appx 1 block and check-in on 2nd floor - ring buzzer); the room was very clean and nicely decorated (described as "boutique") with French doors. The staff were THE BEST, very accommodating and would assist with any directions or concerns. Breakfast was included (given... More 

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laresidenzadellorafo, Receptionist at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Dear Donna M, Thank you for choosing "La Residenza Dell' Orafo" for your holidays in Florence and for writing your review. We are happy that you appreciate our B&B, for the position for the room, and for our kind and helpful staff . We hope to have the pleasure to host you again in our B&B for another wonderful holiday... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

As a family, we had always dreamed of visiting Florence and Venice. Planning a way of doing both in a short space of time would have been difficult without our stay at La Residenza dell'Orafo. This very welcoming B & B made it possible for us to visit Florence, get a great night's sleep and go to Venice early the... More 

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laresidenzadellorafo, Receptionist at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing "La Residenza Dell' Orafo" for your short in Florence and for writing your review. We are happy that you appreciate our B&B, for the position, for the room and our kind and helpful syaff, . We always hope that our friendly and informal way to help our clients is appreciated. We hope to have the pleasure... More 

Cologne, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The residenza classifies itself as a B&B, so you expect a rather simple environment and not exactly business support. I choose it, as I knew that I would arrive in Firenze close to and possibly after midnight - and had to leave next morning from the train station (which is more or less across the street) at 6:40 in the... More 

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laresidenzadellorafo, Receptionist at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Dear Manfred T Thank you for choosing "La Residenza Dell'orafo" for your short holiday in Florence and for writing this wonderful review. We are happy that you liked our B&B, for the position, for the room, for cleaning and and for the availability of staff. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again for a longer holiday in... More 

Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is more of a boutique hotel B&B. Its location is perfect and our room was lovely. It's within a very short walk (5 mins.) from the train station and is close to all the sights. It's the ideal location for walking to everything. Raphaella (please forgive me if I am not spelling the name right) was the most gracious... More 

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laresidenzadellorafo, Receptionist at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Dear GlobalGal First of all we want to thank you for spending so much time to describe in detail our B & B. We sincerely hope that you enjoyed the room and its comfort. We are also proud of your appreciation of the high level of service offered by our staff. We would like to have the opportunity to welcome... More 

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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