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Hotel California Florence

4.0 of 5 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
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

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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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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Montbrio del Camp, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Very good location close to the Duomo. At the heart of the city. The room was very clean and the atmosphere in the hotel was quiet and comfortable. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Only two inconvenients: no free Wifi service and poor variety for breakfast.

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Hopland
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We spent one night, on short notice booking, while seeing a few sights around Florence. Great location with helpful, friendly staff, 1 block from the Duomo and 1 block from the Accademia. Room was comfortable and clean. We parked our car in a garage, next door to this hotel, which made things much simpler.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We have stayed at the Hotel California twice in last 4 years and would stay there again. The location us perfect it's on the same street as Michael Angelo's David at the Academia. A couple streets behind the Duomo and central to all. The hotel starts on the second floor take the lift up and you will be very satisfied... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Rented a double plus 1 twin and ended up with 3 twins. Had to pay $12 euro cash "local tax" upon arrival, plus $10 euro wi-fi in cash. Felt nickeled and dimed to death. Beds terribly uncomfortable - basically foam. Breakfast was mediocre. All and all a pretty lousy stay for a princely sum.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Location of hotel was ideal. Within walking distance of all sightseeing districts. Staff was very helpful and welcoming. Breakfast was only ok - always too crowded and the food only so-so compared to other hotels of the same character. Courtyard in the center of the hotel is very attractive but also very noisy as is the rooftop bar - our... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Located between the Duomo and Accademia, this hotel has location, location, location. The hotel is a bit of a jumble, the hallways go left, right and other and the room numbers are not quite in sequence but you find your way around. We had a view of the Dome, nice, and a little balcony to let in light. The staff... More

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I am very surprise that the hotel is 4star. I've stayed in numerous 4star hotel before but this hotel does not even meet a 2star hotel rating. The hotel need renovation, I wont even dare to hang my clothes in the closet, its like being in the shining movie... yup its like being in a hunted house! I thought the... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I came to this hotel on a group vacation, and was pleasantly surprised. It was cosy and clean, the people in the reception were super-helpful when I had a problem with finding my way around Florence (they drew me a map and everything), and both breakfast and dinner at the hotel were good quality. I certainly didn't go hungry! Also,... More

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Address: Via Ricasoli 30, 50122 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
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Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel California Florence 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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