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Hotel Balcony

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via de' Banchi 3/29r, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #68 of 460 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent two nights at this hotel and found the location to be within walking distance to everywhere we wanted to go. Guido was most helpful with any questions we had, he spoke good English! The only downfall to this hotel was no elevator. We had to walk up several stairs to our room but it was worth it. Of... More

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No doubt that Hotel Balcony is small & is not that modern, but its location is so perfect! Close to the train station & to Duoma. The owners are very polite & always answer all the questions, help out if it is needed. However the breakfast is not that fulfilling. My husband and I liked it)

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

23.8.14 for 3 nights We found this hotel wandering the streets having booked ourselves somewhere not fit for purpose. The rates were excellent for a walk in and the accommodation brilliant. Even a huge outdoor communal balcony to sit out and have wine at night. This hotel made our Florence experience special at an affordable price.

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Campinas, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is simply excellent, very close to the Duomo and in walkable distance from the train station, which was very convenient to us, since we were getting an early train to Venice the last morning (the day we arrived from southern Tuscany by car, we left the car at Hertz and also walked to the hotel, which was easy... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For starters it should be said that getting to Hotel Balcony is no easy task. The GPS could barely find it but it's also hidden down a street you aren't suppose to drive on. However, having said that, once you do find it, it's a wonderful place. When visiting a city like Florence you won't spend much time in your... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location of the hotel is great and central for seeing the sites, it has excellent restaurants near by. The room whist basic is comfortable completely as per the hotel's rating. The staff are excellent in English and are very helpful. There is a great large communal baloney located on the first floor with views of the Duomo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finding the hotel was tricky- do not drive in Florence unless you really really have to, but when you find it, you will be happy with your choice. Unless you're chillin' in the Tuscan country side, you will probably overpay your accommodation so don't expect wonders for 90eur or so. The hotel is rather small, so was the room. But... More

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the rooftop patio as a quiet refuge from the busy city below. Convenient 5 minute walk to train station and cathedral. A quiet, comfortable (air conditioned!), and friendly hotel. Always received a greeting and a smile upon leaving or returning. The breakfast buffet was very good.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fantastic hotel, the place gives a real feel of Florence, there is a beautiful terrace overlooking a cathedral and one of the streets, very good breakfast, flawless cleanliness,great atmosphere tha beautiful city, strongly recommend

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A budget B&B at 5 minutes walk from Santa Maria Novella Station and all the attractions. We have stayed here for 2 nights and it was convenient to catch the early morning trains for Pisa/ Lucca. Room was adequate and clean. Breakfast was average. The owner Lady was very friendly and caring and We 've managed to learn few Italian... More

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Address: Via de' Banchi 3/29r, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Balcony 2*
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Hotel Balcony is located in the historical centre of Florence, very close to the Church of Santa Maria del Fiore and the Loggia dei Lanzi. The hotel occupies the entire first floor of an elegant and typically Florentine building, furnished in simple and sophisticated style. The common spaces available to guests include a large terrace with a panoramic view, from which it is possible to enjoy views of the spectacular Brunelleschi Dome. Our staff is available to help guests book tickets for museums, exhibitions, concerts and other cultural events, and to help guests organise tours through the Renaissance city and excursions to discover Tuscany and its surrounds. A rich sweet and savoury buffet breakfast, an internet point and a nearby garage with parking agreements, complete the broad range of services offered by Hotel Balcony in Florence. ... more   less 
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