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Boscolo Hotel Astoria

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via del Giglio, 9, 50123 Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located close to Duomo, and is within walking distance to all key locations in Florence. The rooms are clean, and contains enough space for luggage etc. The staff is unfortunately not very helpful when it comes to tips of things to do in Florence, but on the other hand that is not the most difficult task to... More

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very sumptuous surroundings as befits the amalgamation of two 17th century palaces. A little tattier than what you see on the website but then you don't go to Florence to get modern do you. I had an ensuite with an upstairs bath and bedroom. The breakfast is taken under a frescoed ceiling. Continental plus choice of scrambled eggs and bacon... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled to Florence for a close friends 50th Birthday and stayed in the Astoria Hotel. We were booked in to the Superior rooms which were excellent. The beds were huge and very comfortable and a small fresco adorned the wall over the headboard. The Hotel feels very grand but not stuffy. The breakfast Buffet included Cereals, Fruit, Cold Meats,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Superbly located for the Academia, Uffizi, Duomo etc. The room was very comfortable with a large en-suite, one wall had been left undecorated to display part of an earlier fresco reminding you that you were not in a generic hotel but staying in a C16th? Palazzo. Eating breakfast in a grand hall under the watchful gaze of countless marble busts... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Booked two rooms via Hotwire for the four of us. The reception lady was very nice and told us that she had reserved two adjacent rooms for us. We arrived in the morning so we placed our bags in the locker for the day. We were happy to hear breakfast was included. It was a decent continental breakfast with a... More

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Hudson, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We had a fantastic 3 day stay at this hotel. The room was beautiful and the staff was friendly, helpful, and very professional. The roof top bar was incredible. The location was wonderful as we were able to walk almost everywhere. We would highly recommend this hotel for a unique and memorable stay. Joel and Stacy

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

With the short distance from the train station and amazing central location, we thought we had booked a 4 star hotel in an ideal location...alas no, only the location was right. This hotel is so tired, old and unkempt it deserves to not only have the 4star rating downgraded but needs to be closed down as a health hazard. Our... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This was our favorite hotel experience on our recent trip through Italy. The price was a great value for a luxury room. The room was large, comfortable, beautiful with a very nice large and updated bathroom. The location is quite good and convenient. The lobby was nice. The service was good. The breakfast was good. The only negative comment is... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My wife and I spent 5 nights at this hotel and had a great stay. The hotel is in an old Palace and the original frescoes were beautiful. The location is within walking distance to all the major sites in Florence.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

6 ladies of a certain age off on our travels again and again found a gem. The Boscolo Hotel Astoria Florence. 10 minutes walk from the railway station and no further from the Duomo The hotel was formerly a palazzo and lots of original features have been retained. Yes some of the furniture is "distressed" but what do you expect... More

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Address: Via del Giglio, 9, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Boscolo Hotel Astoria 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#91 Luxury Hotel in Florence
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