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Hotel California Florence

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Ricasoli 30, 50122 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #263 of 461 hotels in Florence
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night, on short notice booking, while seeing a few sights around Florence. Great location with helpful, friendly staff, 1 block from the Duomo and 1 block from the Accademia. Room was comfortable and clean. We parked our car in a garage, next door to this hotel, which made things much simpler.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Hotel California twice in last 4 years and would stay there again. The location us perfect it's on the same street as Michael Angelo's David at the Academia. A couple streets behind the Duomo and central to all. The hotel starts on the second floor take the lift up and you will be very satisfied... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Rented a double plus 1 twin and ended up with 3 twins. Had to pay $12 euro cash "local tax" upon arrival, plus $10 euro wi-fi in cash. Felt nickeled and dimed to death. Beds terribly uncomfortable - basically foam. Breakfast was mediocre. All and all a pretty lousy stay for a princely sum.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Location of hotel was ideal. Within walking distance of all sightseeing districts. Staff was very helpful and welcoming. Breakfast was only ok - always too crowded and the food only so-so compared to other hotels of the same character. Courtyard in the center of the hotel is very attractive but also very noisy as is the rooftop bar - our... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Located between the Duomo and Accademia, this hotel has location, location, location. The hotel is a bit of a jumble, the hallways go left, right and other and the room numbers are not quite in sequence but you find your way around. We had a view of the Dome, nice, and a little balcony to let in light. The staff... More

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I am very surprise that the hotel is 4star. I've stayed in numerous 4star hotel before but this hotel does not even meet a 2star hotel rating. The hotel need renovation, I wont even dare to hang my clothes in the closet, its like being in the shining movie... yup its like being in a hunted house! I thought the... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I came to this hotel on a group vacation, and was pleasantly surprised. It was cosy and clean, the people in the reception were super-helpful when I had a problem with finding my way around Florence (they drew me a map and everything), and both breakfast and dinner at the hotel were good quality. I certainly didn't go hungry! Also,... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

View from my room on the second floor was fantastic. It was great to wake up to view of the duomo. The fact that the hotel was attached to an indoor valet parking garage was a huge bonus. 28 euros seem steep, but worth it given the hassle of finding a space near by 5 min walk to the duomo... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

room is cozy , breakfask is ok , and the manager LENO is so support when i ask some help due to my car problem and some reservations (i can only speak english in italy). it makes me have a awesome trip in Florence without any worry and uncentaintly ! that is the best thing for a traveller!!! betten than... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

A great hotel in Florence!!! Very central and the rooms are big for European room sizes. Breakfast was good enough, service, and cleanliness was good too. There was a beautiful rooftop terrace on the 2nd floor. A good place to hang out. Would stay here again for sure

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Address: Via Ricasoli 30, 50122 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel California Florence 4*
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#95 Luxury Hotel in Florence
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