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La Residenza dell'Orafo

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Largo Fratelli Alinari 11, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #54 of 562 Florence B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    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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    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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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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 

Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This hotel is a wonderful and convenient place, just 2 steps from tthe central station and 3 minutes from the historical center. It was pleasure to meet at reception well-experienced, super kind persons, who tried to help as much as possible. So it was very usuful for my short staying in Florence (3 days) and I could observe nore monuments... More 

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

Dear Anna_SLV, thank you for choosing "La Residenza dell'Orafo" for your short holiday in Florence and for writing this wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our B&B, for the position, for the room, for the cleaning, and for the availability of staff. We hope to guest you again in our B&B for another wonderful and longer holiday. Best... More 

Vienna, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I was on a business trip and stayed at the Dell'Orafo. Signora Raffaella welcomed me and I felt at home right away. The location is very well located, because it's right next to the station of Santa Maria Novella. The restaurant where they serve breakfast ist extraordinary. The rooms are very clean, bright and quiet. You can make yourself some... More 

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

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

Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

It was really close to train station, and pretty much to every must-see area in Florence. Rafealle (hotel manager) was so helpful and sweet. The rooms were really cute with lovely decoration. A great b&b overall!

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

Dear seyma a, Thank you for choosing "La Residenza Dell'orafo" for your holidays in Florence and for writing your review. We are happy that you have appreciated our B&B, for the position, for the nice room and for kindness and helpful staff, especially Mrs Raffaella . We hope to have the pleasure to host you again in our B&B for... More 

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