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Helvetia & Bristol Hotel

#71 of 457 Hotels in Florence
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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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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from a wonderful 3 night stay in this comfortable , warm friendly hotel ,full of real old world character and charm. Positioned right in the heart of this wonderful city , every where within easy walking distance. The staff were first class , nothing was too much trouble, the rooms were spotless , again full of... More 

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North East Scotland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from a three night stay at this lovely hotel which is very central, very clean and full of character. Our room was on the second floor with lovely big windows with the old fashioned wooden shutters. Bathroom was black, grey, white and green marble with lots of fluffy white towels and a turn down service. All... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Perfectly located in the centre of the city, the hotel boasts a classical and classy decoration. My room was correctly sized, with a spotless bathroom and a very (very) comfortable bed. If you have a light sleep, ask for an inwards facing room, as some of the rooms can be noisy as they face the nearby Piazza degli Strozzi. Mine... More 

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Long Island, ny
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

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

Dear cpro330, 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 stay with us and that you appreciated the Hotel’s amazing location within the Heart of Florence. We have noted your... More 

Fairhope, Alabama, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

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

Dear Jana R, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor! We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and that both our services and staff have somehow contributed to render your time in Florence a successful one. We will be glad to convey your courteous words of appreciation on to the staff.... More 

Provincetown, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

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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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

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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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

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 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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 

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