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Hotel Merlini

1.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Via Faenza 56, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #172 of 498 Florence B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Very good location , central but also quit, basically perfect.Rooms are large and clean. what you need for a short stay. Good value for money. Definitely suggested if you want a budget hotel and do not mind climb 3 floor of stairs without elevator.

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St. Helier, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The hotel is run by a family who were all very friendly and helpful (we asked them to refrigerate our food in their kitchen and to boil water to make tea). The hotel is a bit off the center near the station area but is a short walk from the main cathedral in Florence. The breakfast was very nice in... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Not your normal hotel, from having to knock and wait to be let in at the front door ( whatever the time of day or night) to listening to the owners going about their lives down the corridor. On a plus side the hotel is in a lovely central location with all the normal sights only a short walk away.

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Modena, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Nice staff, family owned and very helpful. The bathroom had recently been redone so nice and clean. The room was in dire need of repainting and the air conditioner needed a clean filter. No screen on the window to open it at night to let some air in (mosquitos in Florence are pretty active), only screen was in the bathroom.... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

The most amazing stay! Typical Italian family running the show ; mama,papa, and granny!! Old school charm. AMAZING COFFEE!!! Original art is all over this place by artist A Ffresco ! Something haunting and beautiful about everything here. The place is set by a very busy hip and happening road called via Nazionale. Lots of bars restaurants stores and an... More

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Evanston, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

This is a family owned hotel, the service was great and they were all very helpful. The owner even carried my bag up the stairs as there is no lift. This Hotel within walking distance of almost everything we wanted to see and is only about 2 1/2 blocks from the SMN train station which is where the airport shuttle... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

This was the best place we stayed on our entire 2 week honeymoon throughout Italy and Greece! This place was probably the most budget friendly place we stayed in and was ver clean. The owner, Rosario, made this the best stay of our trip. He was so incredibly friendly! Truly felt like a home away from home for us. It... More

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Heraklion, Greece
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

This hotel is at the forth floor of a very well preserved building. We had great stay. It is very well located, very close to the Train Station SMN. The rooms and bathrooms were spacious and cleaned every day. Rosario and his family were friendly, efficient and very helpful; they provided with recommendations for good restaurants and leather products traders.... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is at the top floor, 4th floor if you dont count floor 0. no elevator. Btw each floor is a different hotel. The entrance is very close to the hostel archi Rossi, so just look for their sign as their own sign is quite small. Yes the owner smoke in their room, every time we leave our room... More

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Also Known As:
Albergo Merlini Hotel
Albergo Merlini Florence
Address: Via Faenza 56, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #172 of 498 B&Bs / Inns in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Merlini 1*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The historical Barbera Palace dates from 1700. Inside this lovely building one can find the Hotel Merlini which has been there since the end of W.W.II. The Hotel is located in the heart of the old city of Florence, a short distance from the Central Station Santa Maria Novella. It is also very close to Piazza del Duomo and the Palace of Congress. This favorable position will permit one to visit the old city on foot. ... more   less 
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