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Hotel Balestri

Piazza Mentana, 7, 50122 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #112 of 463 Hotels in Florence
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I really liked the Hotel Balestri. Location was great, just the right balance of near everything and quiet location. Our room was absolutely clean, nice bathroom, plenty of room. One odd thing is our room had only 'porthole' style windows which limited the view. Room was very quiet, we slept well. We had access to a nice rooftop patio. Breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for two nights on a recent trip to Florence. This hotel is in the perfect location....within in walking distance to all the major sites, restaurants, etc. It is also right on the Arno river offering a beautiful view. Our room included daily breakfast....large, nice display of hot and cold items. The room was very large, clean and modern. As... More 

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Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful place to stay in Florence - great location, easy walk to just about any place we wanted to see. The rooms are well appointed and comfortable, more than enough room to walk around. Luxurious bathroom, really thick towels and loads of hot water with good pressure. The room was very clean and was straightened up twice... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was decent value for the money. It has a great location – right on the Arno and easy to walk to attractions on either side of the river. The Deluxe room was on the smallish size but quite functional. The bed was very comfortable, the room darkening curtains were excellent, one didn’t hear any noise from the street... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location! Near the Uffizi, the Museo Galileo or the Ponte Vechio. Really in the center, but just on the side of Arno river. Beautiful view to the river and the Ponte Vechio. At times you can see crested greebes from your hotel room. Confortable, clean and the service excelent. One night I did not feel very well at 2... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 2 nights and could not fault staff, all very friendly and room was made up twice daily. Breakfast was good with a wide variety, coffees at breakfast were also very good. The only downside was that it's priced accordingly. Drinks in the bar very expensive

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After American Express denied a charge for the hotel we had planned to stay at (unbeknown to us until we arrived at the hotel) we were lucky to find a hotel available on a busy week in May for 4 nights. That being said, Hotel Balestri was not our cup of tea. The rooms are very stark and modern. There... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here last week. Great location, next to the river and the Uffizi. Walking distance to the Duomo. We had a lovely suite room on the top floor, with a view of the Duomo. Spacious, clean and modern. Excellent service and very helpful staff. Great breakfast spread, with some of the best homemade cakes ever. Great wifi connection. Will stay... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

- On the evening of our arrival our room was uncomfortably chilly, and no amount of fiddling with the thermostat would fix it. The room was not supplied with extra blankets to provide warmth (no extra pillows either) nor with bathrobes (although, weirdly, there were slippers). Nor did the towel warmer/radiator in the bathroom work. A cold room makes for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed everything about our stay at the Hotel Baelstri. On check-in we were upgraded to a corner room overlooking the Arno and the Ponte Vecchio. The Ufizzi is a two minute walk away. Highly recommended!

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