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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 #54 of 461 hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel Alba was a great hotel close to the train and bus station with a 5 min walk. It is located in an area that is within walking distance to everything. The room was clean and comfortable with air conditioning. Staff were very helpful and the buffet breakfast was excellent including hot and cold options.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this hotel for the proximity to the train station and were glad we did. We booked a triple room that was actually a triple room, not a room with an extra cot shoved in. The hotel was clean and the room and bathroom were clean and very well maintained. Wifi worked well and in the evening after our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Hotel Alba Palace after taking the VolainBus from the airport to the SMN train station (only 6 Euros per passenger; exit airport and walk right - there is a separate covered area to wait for this bus after the taxi line). The hotel is a 5 minute walk from the train station and a short walk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Alba Palace is quite a good find. Its very conveniently located 5-10 min from all the notable attractions. And, one of he biggest bonuses is that all of the windows and storm windows are double-glazed; so its extremely quiet. Its a small hotel with a very friendly, helpful and professional staff. The complete breakfast is a real plus. Our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well located just minutes from Train station. It's barely a 5 minute easy walk. Quaint hotel with well appointed room. We stayed in wee annex at the very top of the hotel. Quiet and tucked away. Breakfast was pretty standard fare, but very acceptable. Only a 5 minute walk into the heart of the city. Well worth spending a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Helpful and friendly staff who accommodated me arriving early and let me into a room mid morning. The room was comfortable and clean and a reasonable size for a single. The bathroom was clean and fairly spacious. The breakfast had a variety to choose from and you were left to yourself. The elevator was a bit cramped and hot, but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location was very near to the terminal and it was safe around. The place for breakfast looks good. The room was clean, everything fine. However, the hair dryer sometimes out of work and there is no slippers that I expected to have in a hotel. In general it is good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel, just around the corner from the station. Good wifi. Very friendly staff, gave us free tea,coffee etc for our room. Excellent breakfast, loads of choice, including fresh fruit, yoghurt, bacon, scrambled egg as well as the usual things, all fresh and delicious! Perfect location could walk to all main highlights easily. Very comfortable room, flat screen telly, even... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were a family of four -with two children ages 10 and 7. Hotel was very spacious. We had the bedroom with the loft. The bathroom is very nice. Wifi was great. Located near the train station. Everything was walkable. Only change would be breakfast. Limited items for breakfast. Was the only place in Italy we did not get fresh... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Lovely hotel. Great location. Hotel staff are lovely, especially the lady who worked the afternoon shift, she was lovely. Room was clean and maintained however the walls are quite thin. Great location for the Vatican.

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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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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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