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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Mission Viejo, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Westborough, Massachusetts
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140 reviews 140 reviews
76 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, the directions via email received were imprecise and got us walking two miles after getting off bus 14 from S.M. Novella train station to the hotel. After that, we asked for directions again for our return and imprecise again but less walking time. Third time, a different person at the reception desk gave us the right stop, which is... More

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Oglesby, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Room was sort of small, but included mini-fridge. Bathroom was okay. Staff was pleasant. Though the patio looks nothing like the management pictures, we did sit out there one evening with a glass of wine from the bar and chatted, sheltered from the light rain by the heavy covering of leaves on the overhead trellis. It was an easy walk... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Reception staff on front desk were young and inexperienced and had to check any queries with senior staff I a rear room. Lounge was very small. There were four steep steps leading to reception and no ramp or anybody to help with cases. The room was very small, pokey and claustrophobic but clean. Window shutters were jammed three quarters of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Absolutely and depressingly filthy and outdated. No internet other than in the 60's style museum that passes for a lounge. Mostly rude staff. Clerk insisted U settle uo front for visitors tax the moment I checked in for a 5 night stay. Far from EVERYTHING ! I truly regret not having checked other traveller reviews but my trip was arranged... More

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Almen, The Netherlands
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We came here around 10 pm and we quikly had a room. With a free parkingplace. It was hot and the airconditioning didn't work. The room was old, but clean. Bathroom could use an update. View was nice, staff also and the breakfast to. No 4 star hotel, but we didn't pay that much either and you only have to... More

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Well, location is excellent, that is probably the only 4 star thing about this hotel. Rooms are not that bad , but they are not clean at all. Breakfast is ok, staff in restaurant and in hotel is also 3 star, not 4 definetly, on pictures there is a nice terase on top of hotel, but to be true there... More

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Bakersfield, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Awful, rude service and dirty rooms. Dated furniture. And really awful night manager. We came in late one night and before we made it through the door, the man at the desk was shushing us furiously, even though we knew to be quiet. As we were getting our keys, one of the girls in our group made a joke with... 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*
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