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Hotel Balcony

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via de' Banchi 3/29r, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Bangalore, India
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for one night since it is pretty close to train station. The owner of the hotel is very friendly. He and His son were very helpful. Since it is a budget hotel I don't have any exception before checkin. After checkin, the room were pretty fine and better that what I excepted. Bathroom and Bed were very clean.... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i stayed in this hotel 2 weeks ago, with my family it was what i expected small but clean,the front desk very helpful ,breakfast is continental okay very close to every thing,i will come back to this hotel with out a doubt

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for 3 nights while on a bus trip through Europe. The room we got was cheaper then what the recommended hostel through the bus trip was offering and i found it really nice. The room was big and we had our own balcony (no view but not an issue). The bathroom was big and... More

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London
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This was our second time at Hotel Balcony for one night on our way home from two weeks in Monte San Savino. Again another great stay. Clean, good value, helpful and friendly staff. Great balcony too!!!! Excellent location - some 10 mins slow walk from station and minutes from the Duomo and other sights. Very quiet and excellent air con... More

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

After I got over the budget qualities, I really liked this hotel! It is centrally located and a very short and easy (not counting cobble-stones!) walk from the train station. The hotel is located a bit on the edge of a dark area, but I always felt safe. Just open the door and look to the right to get a... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Booked this hotel for a overnight stay in Florence as it was 2 blocks form the Duomo and a very reasonable price. Room was small and a little old fashioned, but it had great WIFI, air-conditioning and included breakfast. The location was very quiet even though it was so centrally located. The balcony is a great place to sit at... More

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Miami, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Although the hotel was not our "style" we did appreciate the welcome from the family and breakfast included. We also enjoyed the location of the hotel... Excellent! The room & bathroom were cramped and dated but for one nights stay it was suffice. Just wasn't the usual hotel we stay at but nonetheless a clean and simple stay with a... More

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Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

very helpful and friendly family, super location to all the important places, the room was big enough and clean, also the bathroom. we could use the balcony after our check out, good view from the balcony and nice to sit there with a bottle of wine from the hotel. everything was fine, I would spend my nights during a trip... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Well located hotel only 300m from the main station close to all the main sights. Older style rooms with stairs. Nice balcony overlooking street below. Rooms quite large for a city centre hotel. Given our luggage overload situation the receptionist was kind enough to give us a room with least stairs to manoeuvre. Breakfast was only simple. Our biggest issue... 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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