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Hotel Alessandra

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Borgo SS. Apostoli, 17, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #21 of 459 hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Shenandoah, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I found this hotel in a guide book and booked it on the strength of other positive Trip Advisor reviews. It lived up to its reputation as a quality hotel in the heart of Florence. It is a family-run hotel and they are professionals at service as well as congenial hosts. My reservation was a bit complicated as I needed... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was visiting Florence at the end of March with my husband and 14 year old son and we spent four nights at Hotel Alessandra. We loved the hotel and the staff there. Hotel has a perfect location, 3 minute walk to Ponte Vecchio and 8 minute walk to Uffizi Gallery and Piazza della Signoria, and 15 minute walk to... More

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AndreaGennarini, Owner at Hotel Alessandra, responded to this review

Wow - a thumbs up from a teenager and a picky husband! That is a high compliment. Thank you so much for choosing Hotel Alessandra. More

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An outstanding hotel - right in the middle of everything in Florence, but it's on a side street, so not much traffic and noise if you need some quiet time in the room. One of the best hotel breakfasts we had in Italy (not just the typical dry roll and coffee...they have actual breakfast here). The staff is hugely helpful... More

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AndreaGennarini, Owner at Hotel Alessandra, responded to this review

Breakfast is important! We don't want our guests swooning on the streets of Florence mid-morning. Thank you so much - and we have our fingers crossed for that return visit. More

New York, NY
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71 reviews 71 reviews
66 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for three nights and was so glad I did. Location is excellent. Near most major attractions. Easy walking distance from the Santa Maria Novella Station. Streets are very narrow in Florence, so the smaller amount of luggage you can bring, the better. This is also helpful when you arrive at the hotel. You have to go up many... More

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AndreaGennarini, Owner at Hotel Alessandra, responded to this review

This is an essay, not a review! It is so great for us to hear your feedback in so much detail, and we really do appreciate the time you all take the write these reviews (as we are sure other tripadvisor users are too!). So happy it worked for you - and like yout tip about travelling light. We agree! More

Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent five nights at Hotel Alessandra, and really, we can heartily recommend it further if you are planning a trip to Florence. The room was nice and clean, as well as a toilet and a separate shower room had just been renovated. The breakfast was delicious and the service as a whole commendable. If ever we... More

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AndreaGennarini, Owner at Hotel Alessandra, responded to this review

And thank you for staying with us! We’re so glad you appreciated our new renovations (you should have seen the dust!) and thought our service and breakfast were great as well! Hopefully you’ll come back and stay with us before we’re forced to renovate this old 500 year old building again! More

Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband ,son and I stayed for 3 nights at Hotel Alessandra and we enjoyed every minute. The location was perfect, and the staff were very attentive. The building is very well looked after and we enjoyed the stair climb as it helped us work off some of the calories from all the amzing food we ate. Breakfast was servced... More

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AndreaGennarini, Proprietario at Hotel Alessandra, responded to this review

You understood the added value of our stairs! Basically it means you can eat as many icecreams as you want! Delighted that you all three had a good stay in Florence and that we could be part of that experience. More

Boynton Beach, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From previous reviews, emails with the owners and the fact, my granddaughter's name is Alessandra, I had been looking forward to my stay here beginning March 19 for 8 nights. It is everything everyone says and more. Andrea arranged for my day tour to Siena, wine country and the highlight of my trip, cooking classes at "InTavola," a brief walk... More

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AndreaGennarini, Owner at Hotel Alessandra, responded to this review

And we can only say that your granddaughter has an absolutely perfect name! Nothing makes us feel so good as when single travellers say how safe and cosy they feel when staying with us - we really take that as a big compliment. The countdown is on for your return in two years - looking forward to it already! More

San Francisco
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish I could give this hotel six stars. It was wonderful. The location is perfect, right in the old town a quick walk from most of Florence's amazing sights. The hotel is run with efficiency and care. The family running the hotel provides warm hospitality and a quality experience. Our room was freshly renovated, spotless, and comfortable. The delicious... More

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AndreaGennarini, Owner at Hotel Alessandra, responded to this review

Well we hope so too! Yes, you are right. If we can make our guests feel good, then we are satisfied too and work becomes a pleasure instead of a chore. And that makes for a motivated team! So happy that you enjoyed your stay. More

Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for 4 days at this hotel in March. We had a very large room overlooking the river Arno and the neighbouring bell tower. The bathroom had been recently renovated and although needing towel rails, it was well appointed The staff are lovely, warm and welcoming. The breakfasts were also very good and special mention needs... More

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AndreaGennarini, Owner at Hotel Alessandra, responded to this review

Towel rails (and a couple of other left-over details) coming up as we speak! If you follow our facebook page, you will know we totally traumatised ourselves with FIVE new bathrooms this winter, plus some other major rennonvations, and there are always some details to finish off. But we are well and truly done now! Glad you loved it, and... More

Littleton, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself, my friend and her daughter spent 4 nights at Hotel Alessandra beginning on March 13. I really can't add much to past reviews because they are all true. Everything is close by within walking distance. Andrea is a gem and Monti is an asset and lots of fun to boot! Wonderful service by all from restaurant reservations and recommendations... More

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AndreaGennarini, Owner at Hotel Alessandra, responded to this review

We LOVE our Charlie's Angels! Fab having you to stay. Thanks so much for taking the time to write this. Come back one day and we can do it all over again! More

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Additional Information about Hotel Alessandra

Address: Borgo SS. Apostoli, 17, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 459 hotels in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Alessandra 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our family run hotel is right in the heart of Florence old town - near to the Uffizi Gallery and Ponte Vecchio. Without doubt, Hotel Alessandra is one of the most centrally located hotels in Florence. In this privileged position, Hotel Alessandra offers a home away from home, with our friendly team and extensive knowledge of the local area. The hotel entrance is situated on the second floor of the building. You can reach the reception floor using the lift, small but working fine (in the 1400s buildings hadn't been designed with this in mind!) but please note that there are around 30 steps from the entrance on the street level to the departure of the lift. We very much look forward to seeing you! Andrea and Anna ... more   less 
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