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Torre Guelfa Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Borgo SS Apostoli 8, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #78 of 461 hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    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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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the worst hotel I stayed in during 3 weeks in Italy. After reading the reviews I thought is sounded perfect - I was wrong! Do not stay in the standard double rooms. Our first room was tiny and right next to the kitchen and breakfast room. I usually love traditional but this was very tired decor and looked... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was halfway through my euro trip when I stayed at Torre Guelfa it was an oasis. Not too far from local attractions and train station. Tranquility in the middle of the city. The staff were very friendly offering local suggestions. The breakfast was a good selection. The rooms were clean and spacious, loved the antique look. The roof terrace... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Torre Guelfa for two nights. Central, nice service, and the roof top had a wonderful view of the city. The room was as expected with regards to the price and stars of the hotel. Above average. Would recommend to anyone staying in Florence for a couple of days.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel cannot be more central, which is just what you need. In itself it is quite basic, but the bed was extremely comfortable, it has air con, mini bar, safe, TV (which we didn't watch). Nothing more needed on a very short break. Breakfast was good. The bar up the tower is exceptional, and really must be visited, with... More

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a Junior suite and it was a lovely big room with AC. This hotel is very elegant and full of character, not the usual faceless corporate hotel chain. It was a great location in the heart if the city and I would love to come again. Roof top bar is a treat but limited space. Breakfast was... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed in the Torre Guelfa Hotel for two days last week and just loved it! My room was huge for one person with a comfortable bed and pleasant view of a nearby rooftop garden. Breakfast every morning was huge, with tons of options on the buffet. I was really impressed with the beauty of this hotel, particularly the lovely... More

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Humble, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed at this hotel July 2014. The rooms were large and clean, well decorated AND the AC worked GREAT! We are a family of 4 and we shared 1 room. The Front desk staff were VERY helpful..They gave us directions to sites and even helped us resolve a situation with our tickets to climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa!!... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Great location in Florence for a hotel with a great history and a special old world charm. The rooms were very large and comfortable. The viewing and drinks from the tower of the hotel are breath taking. We found this hotel to be a great value.

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My sister and I stayed here and what stands out the most is the rooftop terrace. We sipped vino and looked out onto the duomo and enjoyed the city lights view of beautiful florence. I think I stayed up thee for hours just admiring the sights. As I recall. The rooms were comfortable and the breakfast was cosi cosi but... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Torre Guelfa Hotel for part of our honeymoon and I was very disappointed. Our room was diagonal from the cleaning closet so the hallway and our room smelled very strongly of chemical cleaners. We always heard banging from that closet but also were very close to the kitchen quarters and each morning woke up... More

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Address: Borgo SS Apostoli 8, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Torre Guelfa Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
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#59 Business Hotel in Florence #77 Family Hotel in Florence #81 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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