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Hotel Alba Palace

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via della Scala, 22/38r, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #56 of 461 hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the location is great - you drive right to the hotel by car, they call to the garage and take your car away. this is very convinient. breakfast is normall- but you have to ask for espresso or cappuchino from the bar - it is free. WiFi OK. nice old furniture - by old I mean antique. (or at least... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently did a short stay in Alba palace in florence. It is very close (less than 5 min walk) to SMN station. We were a family of 4 and was given a two story room on the ground floor, that was nicely appointed. The bathroom was clean and modern. The front desk was very helpful in providing maps and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an absolutely amazing hotel. Wonderfully big family room that photos just dont do justice to. Room had a double shower and even a jacuzzi!!! Friendly staff, clean modern rooms. Full breakfast daily and happy hour everyday with a free drink and snacks. 7 min walk from gelateria, train station, supermarket and city sightseeing bus. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just stayed here two nights and am now in Switzerland. It is only two or three blocks walking from the main train station, a huge plus. There are about 29 rooms and the lobby and breakfast room area are beautifully decorated. Upstairs one flight to my room. It was very small, but for a single person I had no... More

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Bolivar, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at the Alba Palace while in Florence. It was a great experience. The hotel is located conveniently near the SMN train station and most of the attractions in Florence. We were most impressed that they provided a complimentary gift in the room to celebrate our anniversary. We called the hotel a couple of weeks before our... More

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Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The hotel is just a stone throw away from the train station. It has many great eateries within walking distance. The front desk were friendly and helpful. Delicious snacks and drinks were served in the evening. Our room was simply cosy with a little balcony.

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I stayed in a single room on the third floor, and though the room was small (no smaller than usual for a single) the bathroom and shower were larger than average. I could actually enjoy taking a shower without bumping into the walls. So all in all, it was a very nice room. The breakfast offered quite a lot –... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The hotel is conveniently situated near to the train station and only minutes away from the centre of Florence. The staff are friendly, the continental style breakfast is really nice and there is plenty of it. The rooms are clean and a nice size with a good sized tv and a DVD player too. There is a kettle and free... More

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Cleveland, OH
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed in a very cool quad room on the ground floor. It had one queen bed downstairs and 2 single beds in a loft above. The wooden floors in the loft were a bit creaky, and the spiral staircase a bit tricky, especially with bags or at night, but I'm sure kids would love it. Each level has a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Very close to train station and easy walk to local attractions. Offered a free happy hour drink and snack at hotel bar. Breakfast was good. Room was larger and comfortable. Staff was very friendly and stored are baggage when we arrived too early to check in.

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Address: Via della Scala, 22/38r, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alba Palace 3*
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#32 Family Hotel in Florence #56 Business Hotel in Florence #57 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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Adjacent to the cloisters of Santa Maria Novella in the historical center of Florence, the three antique buildings surrounding the covered courtyard, now our breakfast room, offer you a welcoming corner in typical Florentine style. Florence Hotel Alba Palace has united comfort in an antique Florentine dwelling and the care for detail by its attentive staff with the aim of making this hotel an authentic angle of hospitality. ... more   less 
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