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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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San Jose, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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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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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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michigan
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Minutes to the Duomo and great shopping/dining. Very clean throughout, Our room and bath were good size. Added bonus was the charming bar with an awesome view of the Duomo. Nico, the server there was so nice (she suggested a restaurant and even made the reservation for us). Friendly and efficient front desk staff. Also, for those looking for CNN... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

ignorant staf , charge for internet, poor breakfast .......anoyed by everything in thos hotel. i wouldnt prefer to anyone. acces to hotel terrible we didnt lnow if we were entering the garage or hotel. even though it was october we had fight with mosquitos all night. i dont understand how on earth this hotel has 4 stars?????

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We spent one night here. The rate was good, the staff was accommodating, and the location was great--close to the Duomo. It seems our room, however, was set up more like a hostel, with four cots spread throughout. The decor is tired, but clean. Breakfast was included, which was average. If you book here, you should specify a regular room... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Very pleased with this hotel! Very central location, just a minute to the Duomo! friendly staff, really makes you feel like you're actually in Italy! Ok Breakfast, too! Can't complain. Will stay in again.

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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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#95 Luxury Hotel in Florence

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