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Il Guelfo Bianco

Via Cavour 29, 50129 Florence, Italy
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed with my wife two nights mid-August. We really liked the hotel. Location was excellent - we easily walked there from the train station. Upon arrival we were offered a free drink and snack at the adjacent Il Desco Bistro (excellent too). The room (and rest of the hotel) was beautifully decorated - bed was very comfortable and area is... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My 2 sons & I spent 3 nights in this beautiful hotel in early August. The location was fabulous ~ we walked everywhere we went. Our room was large and comfortable, my 9 year old even declared the pull-out sofa the best he's ever slept on. We especially liked the huge bathroom, and the olive oil toiletries were wonderful (I'm... More

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GUELFOMANAGER, Owner at Il Guelfo Bianco, responded to this review

Dear VirginiaGolds, thanks for your review . We are very happy you enjoyed here with your two sons. Regarding the air condition I just wish to point out that if you one the window in the room is open air condition stops to work. We have a system to save energy so every time the customers open the window the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the best time in Firenze and what made it so good was the staff at Il Guelfo Bianco hotel. Great location and the staff at the hotel was great. A special thanks to Antonella..beautiful person and Il Guelfo should be thankful to her because she made the stay so awesome..!!!! Ciao

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GUELFOMANAGER, Manager at Il Guelfo Bianco, responded to this review

Hi David B, I just wish to thank you for teh nice words you had for me and the staff. It has been really a great pleasure for us to welcome you and your lovely family here. I really hope to welcome you again because it' so nice to work when we have people like you :-) Take care and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First time we entered our room, the cleanliness and, decor took us by pleasant surprise; very nicely decorated large room with AC (must in Florence in August). The breakfast was all organic and, tasty! The adjoining restaurant also offered free snacks and drinks on our arrival. A stones throw from Duomo and, the heart pf Florence. We totally enjoyed our... More

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I went to Florence in August this year and had the great opportunity to stay in Il Guelfo Bianco! The hotel in amazing, well decorated with confortable rooms. Everyone was very attentive with us!! Very welcoming and willing to help everytime! Besides, right next to the hotel there is the best bistro in Florence "Il Desco"!!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the first six nights of our trip to Italy in this lovely, charming, unique hotel. Believe the five star reviews. When you are here, you are part of the family. From the instant we made our reservation online, we were impressed. Within minutes, we received a personalized confirmation and we knew we had made the right choice. We... More

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GUELFOMANAGER, Manager at Il Guelfo Bianco, responded to this review

Oh my God JygfromNyc... what to say! Thanks it seems to be not enough for the great words you wrote about our hotel. Me and my staff are so happy you had a great stay with us . We do work so hard to guarantee enjoyable stay to our customers and when we read review like yours "we touch "the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic visit to Florence, and this hotel was an important part of it. Here's the bottom line: The location is fantastic. The staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. The breakfast buffet is more than good enough to start the day, and the rooms are fine. I differ with the reviewer who likened this to a Holiday Inn,... More

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GUELFOMANAGER, Manager at Il Guelfo Bianco, responded to this review

Dear Pkatz59, thanks very much for your lovely review. We have been happy to welcome you and your family here. You straed in a room on sec ond floor and a triple on our mezzanine between first and second floor. You can get by elevator till first floor than there some steps to get the mezzanine exactly 16 steps (where... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Il Guelfo Bianco for three nights. When we first arrived we were greeted by Antonella who was enthusiastic and really helpful. We were given a voucher for welcome drinks and then we went to our room. We had a lovely view over the rooftops looking out towards the duomo. The room was lovely, big, clean and comfortable.... More

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Piedmont, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Il Guelfo Bianco for a total of seven nights, and we were very pleased with our choice. Very unique hotel, everywhere you look is like a museum. The breakfast was Exceptional. A short walk up via Cavour brought us to the Cathedral, Piazza del Seignoria, Palazzo Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery. Also a great location if you do... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel as it was the #10 hotel in Florence on TripAdvisor. It is in a great location, however it lacks the luxury we are used to. If you are comfortable in Holiday inn or Ramada, then you will be happy with this hotel. Don't get me wrong, it's clean and a good place to stay if you... More

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GUELFOMANAGER, Manager at Il Guelfo Bianco, responded to this review

Dear Jasonazz, well we are a bit surprise reading your review….first of all we are listed #10 on TripAdvisor not because we are a luxury hotel. We never wrote we are a luxury hotel and we have not rates for a luxury hotel. It will be the dream for all people to pay rates for a three star hotel and... More

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Address: Via Cavour 29, 50129 Florence, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
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Our hotel is right in the city center, between Piazza Duomo and Piazza San Marco , few steps away from Accademia (the museum where you can see the famous DAVID by Michelangelo). It's house in two late 15th century building next each other. All rooms are different in size and position - executive rooms have a standard size - superior rooms are larger - de luxe and junior suite are very large with a sitting area. We have rooms overlooking the courtyard, gardens and several rooms overlooking Via Cavour which is the main street but 70% pedestrian and so it's not too noisy. All rooms have triple glasses and double windows. WI/FI available in all the rooms and the drawing rooms and it's free of charge if you have your own laptop or i-phone or i-pad. Bistrot restaurant next door "IL DESCO" open every day (11 till 8,30 pm) with good menu' all day long (many organic products directly by the owner's farm. ... more   less 
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