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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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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Warren, New Jersey
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86 reviews 86 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived to our departure we have loved this hotel. Our room is comfortable and spacious, the bathroom as well. Plenty of storage space, well organized. We have breakfast with the room and it is excellent starting with the Capuccinos first thing to help to wake us up, to the large variety of fruits, cheeses and cold... More

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

Dear Guest Andrew K, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Helvetia & Bristol and for taking the time to post your nice feedback on TripAdvisor. It was really great to read that you loved our hotel from the moment you arrived to your departure. We will share your comments with our team, who we are certain... More

Danville, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is great - right between the Duomo and Uffizi/Ponte Vecchio. It was one of those old world hotels, but not frumpy or unclean. They upgraded our room which was great. We bought the package on Luxury Link and felt like we got a really good value. We rented bikes from the hotel, they gave us a bottle of... More

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

Dear Drewmarich Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Helvetia & Bristol. We are pleased you enjoyed the hotel, its character and history and even experienced our red bikes. Once again, thank you for comments and for staying with us. We do hope you will visit us again in the future. With best regards, Luana Malloni Management More

London, United Kingdom
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125 reviews 125 reviews
61 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here twice, once in a standard room and once in a suite. The location, just behind the Palazzo Strozzi, is excellent, right in the heart of Florence but somewhat away from the busiest areas. Rooms are attractive and the suite large and very comfortable with wonderful views. The furnishings are slightly dated. Service is efficient and friendly. The... More

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

Dear Guest PJW22, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Helvetia & Bristol again for your trip to Florence and for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay here and that you appreciated the Hotel’s ideal location within the Heart of Florence. With renewed thanks for posting your feedback... More

Nashville, Tennessee
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107 reviews 107 reviews
34 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property is right in the middle of things and very well appointed. Rooms are nice and spacious although I believe that they vary to a fairly wide degree as most Italian hotels are. I believe we had a suite which made things very nice. The bar is nice but noting to write about...the Westin Bar is the place to... More

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

Dear Guest Airstrip1, Thank you for your kind comments regarding our Helvetia & Bristol. The hotel does benefit from a fantastic central location for shopping and sightseeing and we pride ourselves on a warm welcome and our charming rooms and antiques. It's a shame to hear that our cozy bar was not your favourite. On behalf of the hotel team... More

Melbourne, Australia
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217 reviews 217 reviews
74 hotel reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is just perfect - strolls are possible to almost every gem of beautiful Florence. The building is just great - more from outside than inside. The house needs probably some update. All the same we were satisfied except with the price.

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Luana M, Group Operations Director at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review of the Helvetia & Bristol. We are pleased you enjoyed the central location and historic nature of the property. Your comments on cost and decor have been noted. With best wishes Andrew Jamieson Group Operations Director TDA Capital Ltd on behalf of Niquesa Hotels & Residences (formerly Royal Demeure) More

Morristown, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My husband and I are recently back from a 5 night stay at the H&B. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. From the moment we checked in, we felt at home. The location is fabulous and while it is centrally located, it is also quiet - the entrance is nicely tucked away on a side street. We enjoyed sitting outside in... More

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Luana M, Group Operations Director at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review of the Helvetia & Bristol. We are pleased you enjoyed the hotel, its character and history and even experienced a one on one cookery lesson. I do hope you will visit us again in the future. With best wishes Andrew Jamieson Group Operations Director TDA Capital Ltd on behalf of Niquesa Hotels... More

Florence, South Carolina
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319 reviews 319 reviews
70 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

H&B is superbly located for everything in Florence: dining, shopping, museums, cathedrals, the Arno river, and on and on. We walked to absolutely everything except for the train station on our departure (only because of luggage.) The staff were friendly upon check-in and very accommodating. We were treated very well and even got a tour of our suite. (We were... More

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Luana M, Group Operations Director at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent comprehensive review of the Helvetia & Bristol. We are pleased you enjoyed the hotel, its character and history. As you commented the hotel is decorated in traditional antique style with silk wall coverings as opposed to a modern style. Sympathetic renovations are planned for the future across the hotel, whilst maintaining its original... More

Switzerland
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130 reviews 130 reviews
37 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is about location only , how it can have five stars is a mystery to me . The rooms are tired snd the bathrooms more so ! Thankfully I was only staying one night , best part was the breakfast located on the quiet street oposit Cartier . Could be a wonderful property but needs closeing down completly... More

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Luana M, Group Operations Director at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your comments on the Helvetia & Bristol. We are pleased you enjoyed the central location and al fresco breakfast. Sympathetic renovations are planned for the future across the hotel, whilst maintaining its original charm. On behalf of the hotel team I do hope you will visit us again in the future. With best wishes Andrew... More

Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is spectacular. They are located in wonderful up-scale shopping area that is just a few blocks off of a touristy shopping area Piazza Della Repubblica (restaurants, carts of leather goods, scarfs...) and about a quarter mile from the Ponte Vecchio bridge. The hotel itself includes so many personal touches (biscotti in the room at check in). The antiques... More

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Luana M, Group Operations Director at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind comments regarding the Helvetia & Bristol. The hotel does benefit from a fantastic central location for shopping and sightseeing and we pride ourselves on a warm welcome and our charming rooms and antiques. On behalf of the hotel team I do hope you will visit us again in the future. With best wishes... 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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