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Hotel Sempione

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Nazionale 15, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #148 of 460 Hotels in Florence
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As the title says, I was slightly disappointed with this hotel. The pics on the website are deceptive. Perhaps we were given one of the worst rooms? Our room was a lot smaller than we were expecting (compared with the website pics). The bathroom door was slightly too large at the bottom and therefore we had to really push it... More

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Athens, Greece
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am quite shocked, reading some of the negative recent reviews. I stayed at Hotel Sempione for a couple of nights in August and experienced no problem whatsoever. The single room was indeed small, but adequate. I liked that it had a full bed and not a twin. The windows faced the side street and not Via Nazionale, and even... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, we stayed there for only 2 nights and changed 3 rooms because the ceiling was linking! The hotel rooms are not as they look in the photos. The price was too high for the specific hotel and is not worth 3 stars! Plus, poor wifi and in one of the three rooms no wifi! Just to be... More

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Western Cape, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Do NOT let their photo's of topiary plants and elegant looking candle holders or any other interior picture fool you. This place is awful! They try and hide all the old and not working at all under this fake veneer! We were a family of 3 (daughter 18 years old) and booked for 3 nights, but we could barely make... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Was very easy to find. Great restaurants along the road of the hotel as well as plenty of places to get Gelatos. Staff were inviting and efficient. Room was a good size and very good bathroom. We had a view of the Duomo which was a bonus. Easy to get to all the main sights. We loved Florence and thanks... More

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Birmingham, UK
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13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The hotel is a 5 minute walk from the train station and within walking distance of all the monuments and sights. The place itself is deceptively large. The reception staff are very friendly and helpful. They provide you with a map when you check in with sights they recommend. I would suggest you did your own research though as that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Our room was on the small side but was very clean and comfortable. We had a great view of Il Duomo, pic attached. WiFi worked great and breakfast was fantastic. Located only one block from the train and only a short walk from many landmarks makes this an ideal place to stay. Thanks to the entire staff at Hotel Sempione... More

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Denver, CO
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The hotel is located on a very busy street near the train station. We weren't too sure what to expect but it turned out to be great! The rooms were very nice and the location was excellent. The staff was very friendly and breakfast was good.

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Singapore, Singapore
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Let me start with location, it is only 5 minutes walk from Santa Maria Novella Train Station and 15 minutes walk to The Duomo. Easily find convenience stores, restaurants, self-service laundry, markets in the neighborhood. Staffs are helpful and friendly. Free coffee and tea and croissant in the lobby. Room is small, yes, but clean, and we got room with... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Short stroll from train station, easy walk to attractions and restaurants. Room size smallish but very comfortable -spacious bathroom. Breakfast more than adequate. Reception staff eager to assist. Was a treat to have a lift to get to 3rd floor. Wifi was free and worked well. Nice touch of offering coffee and cake in reception area after a days touring.

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Address: Via Nazionale 15, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Sempione 3*
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