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B&B Hotel Firenze City Center

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Viale Giovanni Amendola 34, 50127 Florence, Italy (Formerly Viva Hotel Capitol Santa Croce)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived on a Monday and checked in, everything was fine. I got to my single room which turned out to look a bit like a prison cell. I'm guessing the Italians love simplicity! The light just inside the door wasn't working, but who really wants to be blinded when entering their hotel room? Not me, that's for sure! They... More 

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Fatima, Portugal
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After the B&B in Roma Tratevere this hotel was not as good. The room was smaller, but with the same quality, a large bed, and a fairly good bathroom with a great shower. It's close to the center of Firenze (15 minutes walk). The breakfast was average but since i stayed on the week end the price was great. And... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

dante's poem comes to mind (abandon hope all who enter here ) stayed here for a week no wifi rooms are drab beds are so low need a crane to get up in the mornings long way from any attractions forget about breakfast cheap and nasty never again

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BBHotelITA, Sede Centrale at B&B Hotel Firenze City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we would like to thank you for your B&B Hotel Firenze City Center review. We are sorry to read that you did not have an enjoyable experience during your stay with us. We would therefore like to sincerely apologise for the inconveniences you experienced. B&B Hotel Firenze City Center is a few step away (400mt) from Lungarno, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This place had a great location! The free wifi worked pretty well 90% of the time which was fairly good compared to some of the places we visited in Italy. It was very clean and the rooms had plenty of space. Our room was all white with a very cool wall painting in black of The Duomo. Really comfortable and... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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6 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Spent here one night. Pros: it's cheap for the Florence's standards; beds are very comfortable; close to the centre; our room was on the top floor so we enjoyed a great view. Cons: this is NOT a B&B, meaning that breakfast is not included (shouldn't the name be changed?); no private car park - and the one they suggested just... More 

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Fort Hood, Texas
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

Great location, staff was nice, breakfast was decent. Price wasn't too bad either. Walking distance of everything. I would stay there again. I would recommend to others. If you live here and drive and have the telepass there is a underground parking lot.

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Athens, Greece
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It was the biggest mistake booking to stay in this hotel! Even before arriving at the hotel our requests were never replied on time which made us feel insecure about doing business with them! Alas, it was too late as we had been asked to pre-pay everything in advance. As we were travelling with a friendly couple; our holiday to... More 

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Stayed for 1 night in August 2014, the room was spacious and nice views over Florence, we had a family room a double and a single bed on the top floor with a balcony, overlooking the hills. The room had air conditioning which was very welcoming. The reception staff spoke very good English, and were very helpful with regards to... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights August 2014. The hotel is a ten minute walk from the historic centre and also from the piazza san michaelangelo. However the location is really the main positive about it. The hotel is essentially a dormitory rather than a hotel. The room was very basic and although cleaned every day it... More 

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Perth, Australia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights during August 2014, the rooms and bathrooms were very modern and comfortable. The A/C worked well, could have used better placed power points. Having a code to enter the room instead of a key/card was handy, 1 less thing to lose (Though I suppose you can forget the code). The hotel sold some basic amenities in... More 

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