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Hotel California Florence

Via Ricasoli 30, 50122 Florence, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Florence, Italy
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not bad for a night or two. Nice bathroom. Bed could be much better. Good view. Staff is average. Breakast: don't mention it... You'll get much better outside! For a longer time I would search elsewhere.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent two nights at this quaint old hotel. It did not look much from the front, but our room was spacious and clean. The bathroom was all marble and almost as large as the bedroom. Breakfast was European style and just OK. the hotel was only just down the street from the main Piazza which offerred plenty of dining... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here last week and it was horrible. The first night I got bug bites on my arms and legs. The second night I wore a sweater and they bit all over my face and hands. I had to get medicine from the pharmacy because they turned into welts! The hotel didn't care. Their response was shrugged shoulders, like I... More 

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Dwight, Illinois
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I spent 3 days at Hotel California and was not sure what to expect since I wanted a Italian feel to my Italian trip. The name threw me off, but it was very Italian. The location was the best part, since 2 blocks takes you to one of the most beautiful sections of Florence. The hotel has a large patio... More 

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San Jose, California
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Our group stayed at the hotel for a week while in Florence. There were a few things I didn't like about the hotel such as there were bugs in out room. Our friends in other rooms also ended up getting bug bites. Also, it seemed inconvenient that they only have us one key with 3 people in the room. Some... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This hotel is in a great location with easy walking to all the main attractions. The hotel's entrance is not an enticing advertisement to the property - You think you are entering someone's garage! The reception on the 1st floor is however more warming. The young lady who checked us in was extremely helpful and very customer service oriented. The... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The location is great but there are many hotels in the same area. I booked this hotel at the last minute for 3 nights. The hotel is clean, and the bathrooms were nice size. That is all the nice things I have to say. The wifi is crap.... drops constantly. You must pay for it up front in euros not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stayed two nights. The location was excellent, central to all our "must see" sites. Our room was clean, comfortable and the staff was courteous and very helpful. Did I mention this was once a palace? We would definitely stay at the The Hotel California again.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My husband I stayed here two nights with our tour group and sadly were not impressed. First of all, this was the only hotel on our tour that charged for WiFi. When we checked in, the staff didn't tell us that WiFi was free for our group. We were thankful to have WiFi, once we learned it was free and... More 

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were so pleased by the great location to the sights in Florence and the great price! An extra treat was the beautiful view of the Duomo from the patio bar!! It really helped that there was a parking garage right next door. Highly recommended!!!!

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