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Hotel Columbus

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   L. Arno Christoforo Colombo 22/a, 50136 Florence, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am checking out now from this hotel after 2 painful nights. On the day of checkin reception staff was not only nonsupportive but rude as well.Room I stayed was a very small dingy room with only amenity was a bed.Even to cover the chilly night there was a very small blanket and warmer didnt work.Bathroom was very small would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This hotel is very old but it was tidy enough to stay at. I wouls say tidy not clean. The room we stay in was quite small. So it be great for just coming home to for end of day to sleep in. Bathroom tiny. I would give the front desk 5 stars. They were so nice and helpful. Location... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Positive: friendly, helpful staff. Negatives: everything else..... Location, condition, etc. How this hotel has a four star rating is beyond me. I would not recommend this hotel to anyone. Booked (bid 4-5 star hotel) through PL with ins. Paid $160 per night. According to front desk rooms for same dates US$101. PL did not stand behind their price guarantee.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

If you can tolerate stains on your bedroom carpet, a shower that soaks the entire bathroom floor, overlooking a balcony that serves as a home for pigeons, mediocre food, unreliable wifi, and rude Brits on the late shift, then this is the hotel for you! Most of the day staff, as well as the dining staff, were lovely and helpful.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

I will give the hotel credit for its very helpful Italian day concierge and restaurant manager. The British night concierge was rude to multiple people, the bar and outside terrace, were locked up at night, and the internet was very spotty. We had to ask for soap in the bathroom, the room was dirty and there was no way to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I recently stayed here with a group of students and I must say that this was a FUNCTIONAL hotel. It was certainly not the fanciest and ritziest place but the room was clean, spacious, and the staff bared with our broken Italian in a very kind manner. The breakfast was simple but delicious; the location is not bad for sightseeing... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

- Location: Bad. It's near the bus stop. However, bus route to the hotel is off the main tourist attraction. INCONVINENT. - Room status: Terrible. Just one simple discription : the first thing I saw on the hotel's floor is the bird's feather. - Staff: Kind.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Old hotel, plumbing didn't work, wifi didn't work and we didn't feel comfortable. Go somewhere else if you can. Not close to anything but was on a tour and obviously a deal was made with the tour company. Even the breakfast was horrible. Barely a step above a hostel.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for two nights. Nothing fancy - our room was clean and spacious. However the English man on night duty was disrespectful, rude and downright condescending. Returning to the hotel late one evening with some fellow travellers I required access to my room with the master key. Instead of assisting me in a polite and straightforward... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Our room was on the top floor near the back and very quiet. I was surprised to read that some people found the rooms to be dirty as ours was exceptionally clean. The hotel is old but appears to be well maintained. The only problem we encountered on our 3 night stay was intermittent difficulty getting hot water in the... More 

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Address: L. Arno Christoforo Colombo 22/a, 50136 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Columbus 4*
Number of rooms: 88
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#114 Luxury Hotel in Florence

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