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Hotel California Florence

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Ricasoli 30, 50122 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #261 of 460 Hotels in Florence
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    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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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 pros - good location, mostly clean cons - very out of date, old fashioned, disgusting mattresses with holes and musty smell, the beds are so uncomfortable, shower is so small you can barely squeeze in to it let alone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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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Ripon, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
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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Granada, Spain
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

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 July 29, 2014

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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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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