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Hotel Olimpia

Piazza Della Repubblica 2, 50123 Florence, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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    4 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall: I didn't have a bad experience, but I probably would not stay here again Pros: very clean, friendly staff, overlooking the Piazza dell Repubblica, almost exactly halfway between the Duomo (with the Accademia not far from there) and the Ponte Vecchio, taxi stop right out front, 15-20 minute drive to the airport, 10 minutes from the train station, free... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel for the price. The location could not be better. Rooms spacious and traditional with nice high ceilings. Two problems: 1. Breakfast is served only until 9am which I think is a bit too early for holidaymakers - it was for us! and 2. The shower is in the main part of the small toilet area - as in... More 

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Italy
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72 reviews 72 reviews
19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I was there a few days ago. Although rooms have to be renewed and the bathrooms are quite old, this hotel is worth a stay as the location and the breakfast are awsome, meanwhile it is very clean and all staff is indeed very kind. When looking for it, please note that it has the reception on the 4th fl... More 

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Uppsala County, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

At these price points, it's hard to complain too much. The rooms are... well, they have a certain charm. Breakfast is very simple, but does the job. Wi-Fi is not too expensive and has OK prices. Location-wise, it could be pretty much as good as it gets in Florence. Walking distance to everything in Florence. Watch out for the restaurants... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This hotel was a perfect location in Florence. Steps away from the heart of Florence.....The Duomo! Just outside a wonderful Piazza. Quiet hotel. Rooms were large and the bathroom was large too. The breakfast was ok. Loads of sweet breads.....I wish there was more meat and cheese. All in all I would recommend this hotel to everyone. The people were... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great location right in the piazza, walking distance to absolutely everything. Metro is a 10 minute walk, Ponte Vecchio is steps away, the Duomo is right in front of you and all the best restaurants are nearby. The hotel is currently under renovation but didn't provide any discomfort or noise. Lots to see and hear in the piazza, live street... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Hotel Olimpia is a perfectly located in Piazza Della Republica, a convenient spot to start a city tour with many places of interest in the area such as Uffizi Gallery, Palazzo Vecchio, Dumo, Ponte Vecchio, etc. It is small but comfortable and clean. Decent breakfast is served in the dining room overlooking the piazza

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It was comfortable. The bathroom facilities were minimal. We were four altogether in one room, space was comfortable but we had no view from our window. It was clean and breakfast was simple. Good reasonable choice for center of Florence.

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Naples, Italy
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Hotel Olimpia is located on la Piazza Della Republica, which is a perfect location for touring around the city of Florence. From there, you are at a short distance of the Duomo, the galleries of the Uffizi and Academia, and the ponte vecchio. Now, this is an old building, and the prices of the rooms are quite cheap; don't expect... More 

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Adana, Turkey
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18 hotel reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Getting to the Olympia Hotel located in the Plaza d Republica was comical for us. We typed in the address provided by the hotel and followed our GPS directions. We arrived in the city after sunset and navigated the alleys in the dark. Evidently our GPS decided we needed a quicker and better view then the Italian law provides, because... More 

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