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Hotel California Florence

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Ricasoli 30, 50122 Florence, Italy
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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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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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23 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Pembroke Pines, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Granada, Spain
5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It would be hard to fault the location of the Hotel California, halfway between the Duomo and the Academia. It is undistinguished on the outside. The elevator is located to the right of a somewhat off putting metal roll up door at the end of what looks like an automobile driveway. Once inside, you will find a pleasant lobby and... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not impressive from the outside but lovely inside.This hotel is obviously an old palazzo tastefully converted to a hotel. Our bedroom was quite lavish, with an ornate ceiling. The bathroom was spacious and classy with a solid marble support around the hand basin. Breakfast was good and plentiful, the bar service was good with a roof top view from the... More

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Farnham, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel is perfectly sited and within easy walking distance of all of Florence's main sites. Our room was clean and the staff incredibly friendly and helpful and full of useful tips and recommendations. The breakfast is "continental" style but with added Italian touches such as pannetone. This is a great place to stay in Florence.

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Pluss for the loacation, next to duomo and everything is within walking distance. The room was clean and has a balcony (big pluss). The staff was helpful. Minus for no free wifi (cost €10 for 24 hours in room wifi) and poor selection of breakfast. Which contains croissant, bread, ham, cheese, jam and some fruits.

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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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