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Helvetia & Bristol Hotel

5.0 of 5 Via Dei Pescioni 2, 50123 Florence, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Long Island, ny
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great old world charm and perfectly located in the center of Florence. Hotel staff was amazingly courteous and helpful for anything I needed. Only issue was the noise inthe late night from the bar across the street. Although I needed to keep the windows open in the warm nights in November, I had to close them at 1 am because... More 

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Fairhope, Alabama, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is so charming! From the moment you enter the staff goes over and above to make your stay enjoyable. The lobby is beautiful with inviting places to lounge. The rooms are large and beautifully decorated. The on-site restaurant is delicious. Conveniently located near shopping and restaurants. I plan on returning some day.

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful stay in the heart of Florence. Old world charm that has been beautifully maintained. The service was fantastic. Everyone was welcoming and helpful, from the restaurant and room service waiters to the concierge, who was incredibly helpful and gracious. The room was beautiful, the bed was comfortable, and the bathroom was marble-walled elegance. Definitely recommended and worth the price.

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Luana M, Assistente di Direzione at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MichaelFromSF, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Helvetia & Bristol and for taking the time to post your feedback on TripAdvisor. It is always a pleasure to receive positive comments. It was certainly very pleasing and encouraging to learn that you appreciated the helpful service provided by our staff as they are a great asset... More 

Marietta, Georgia, USA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Location is great for visiting and walking around the city. The value for the money is good. Service was good and the rooms were good for the city. Food was good, but had breakfast and some drinks in the evening. Would recommend for a botique type hotel.

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Luana M, Assistente del Direttore at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Edward H., Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Helvetia & Bristol for your trip to Florence and for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your sojourn with us and that you appreciated the Hotel’s ideal location within the Heart of Florence. We hope to... More 

Providence, Rhode Island
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is my second visit to this hotel. It is as well positioned in the center of Florence for walking and visiting the important sites. At this time, it has just changed ownership but do not let that put you off. You would never know it. As a matter of fact, we paid somewhat less for this hotel than others... More 

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Luana M, Assitente di Direzione at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Paul K., We were happy to have you again as our guest and sincerely hope that you will always make the Helvetia & Bristol your “home” whenever you are in Florence. Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to learn that you had an enjoyable stay with us and that... More 

London U.K.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Stayed at the hotel with our friends from America for 3 nights. We had a wonderful greeting on arrival by Maria who knew I was coming she who took us personally to our room on the 1st floor. There is nothing to complain about, the room was all in red and very Italian ..we loved it. The breakfast was laid... More 

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Luana M, Assistant General Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susanlinda, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Helvetia & Bristol and for taking the time to post your feedback on TripAdvisor. It was great to read that you had a wonderful stay as well as you enjoyed the Hotel’s amazing location in the heart of Florence. It was certainly pleasing and encouraging to learn that... More 

New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

My family booked two rooms at the hotel at the end of October. The hotel is charming and the staff is warm, helpful and friendly. The location puts you about minutes from everything and next to a fantastic Picasso exhibit for the next few months. The only thing that kept my rating below perfect was the high cost during the... More 

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Luana M, Assistente di Direzione at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Mark319, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Helvetia & Bristol for your trip to Florence and for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to learn that you had a very enjoyable stay with us and that you appreciated the Hotel’s ideal location within the historical Heart of Florence.... More 

New York, NY
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I just returned from a 4 day trip to Florence at the Helvetia & Bristol. The hotel is just lovely. It is a classic hotel with beautiful large rooms that are decorated in a traditional 19th century manner with silk walls, paintings, etc. The hotel could not be better located. EVERYTHING is within short walking distance. The duomo, the baptistry,... More 

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Luana M, Assistant General Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest NYC_27, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Helvetia & Bristol and for taking the time to post your feedback on TripAdvisor. It was fantastic to read that you had a wonderful stay in Florence.The Hotel’s amazing location in the heart of Florence is indeed well placed for business and tourism being a stone’s throw... More 

Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This was our second stay at this beautiful but very expensive hotel. As before, they upgraded us (free) to a suite. The location is about as good as it gets in Florence and the staff is excellent, gracious and friendly. Our suite was very large and well furnished with old-world style furniture and decor. The only downside was the bathroom,... More 

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Luana M, Assistant Management at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Donald C., We were happy to have you again as our guest and sincerely hope that you will always make the Helvetia & Bristol your “home” whenever you are in Florence. Please let us take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor. It was very pleasing to learn that you... More 

Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This must be about our tenth visit to this lovely hotel in a prime location in Florence just off the Palazzo Strozzi. The staff throughout the hotel headed by the Head Concierge Alessandro and the maître d Andrea are professional pleasant and helpful. We spent 9 days there this September which were marvellous. The Hotel is furnished with antiques and... More 

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Luana M, Assistant General Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Tonyroyle, We were happy to have you again as our guest and we sincerely hope that you will continue to make the Helvetia & Bristol your “home” whenever you are in Florence! It was thoughtful of you to take the time to write your positive and nice comments on Tripadvisor, for whycih we thank you. It is indeed... More 

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Address: Via Dei Pescioni 2, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Helvetia & Bristol Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
Helvetia And Bristol Hotel
Helvetia Bristol Hotel
Helvetia Bristol Florence
Hotel Style:
#32 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#55 Family Hotel in Florence
#70 Romantic Hotel in Florence

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