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Hotel California Florence

4.0 of 5 Via Ricasoli 30, 50122 Florence, Italy
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Family vacation, stayed there for 2 nights. The location is perfect. 3 minutes walk from the train station, and it is right in the center of Florence. There are many nice restaurants and shops around. The staff was very pleasant and friendly. The room was a perfect size for myself and my daughter. Such a cute setting. You can see... More

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Vienna, Austria
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very good hotel. Staff (especially Ms. Ilaria!!) is very friendly and efficient. Helped us with anything we needed and always with a smile. The location is just great. Just 1 min walk from the Duomo, everything is close by. We had a beautiful room with a little balcony overlooking the duomo, amazing really! Breakfast was also okay,... More

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Good location about a half mile from the train station. Close to many attractions and restaurants. Friendly check in. Room was clean but the bedroom needs updating and lighting. Bathroom was very large with newer shower and toilet and sink. Breakfast was OK but nothing special. Additional charge for WIFI. We decided to use free WIFI at the nearby Piazza... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

I'm really disappointed with this hotel. I have no idea how it is a 4 star. pros - good location, mostly clean cons - very out of date, old fashioned, disgusting mattresses with holes and musty smell, the beds are so uncomfortable, shower is so small you can barely squeeze in to it let alone take a shower, toilet blocked... More

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Michigan
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23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very close to Accademia Gallery and Mercado Centrale. Easy walk to all the sites in the city. We stayed Saturday and Sunday. Saturday was a nightmare. Our room overlooked the patio where smokers hung out. The outdoor lounge on the end floor had lots loud and drunk patrons. They also smoked cigars and the smoke came our way. The guests... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is a great Hotel California and a perfect location being close to all the major places to see (the Duomo, Uffizi, Ponte Vecchio, etc) and many great restaurants. There was no need to use transportation as everything was within walking distance that we wanted to see in the two days we had there. The rooms were comfortable and the... More

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Torino
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Very bad hotel. I agree with the 16 other horrible reviews. I do not recommend this hotel. It is a very bad hotel. if you can, avoid it. when you go to Florence choose another hotel. bad breakfast. bad quality. price too high.

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Teramo, Italy
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

On the whole I think this is a very good hotel for Florence. (And I've stayed in quite a few!) The best thing about it was its location right in the heart of Florence, just a stone's throw from the Duomo. The rooms were also very tastefully decorated and inviting, and the bathroom was stylishly refitted with good toiletries and... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Not really 4 star, 3 at best, but the location is worth a star I suppose, given that it is 5 mins (if that) from Il Duomo, the Uffizzi Museum, etc. The lounge is small, as is the 'panoramic bar' on the 3rd floor, but the latter has a fine view of the cathedral's dome. The female staff general friendly... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Great location and close enough to walk to everything. Very clean room. Check out the view from the balcony bar. No free Wi-Fi. Nice breakfast. If the weather is nice eat breakfast outside in the courtyard.

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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*
Number of rooms: 22
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