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Hotel Merlini

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Via Faenza 56, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #233 of 551 Florence B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My friend and I, 2 women in the 50's, stayed here in Sept. 2013. We had a beautiful view of the Duomo because of the 3rd floor location. Even though my girlfriend has trouble with stairs, we were travelling light so the absence of a lift was not a problem. We had a private bathroom and the beds were comfortable.... More 

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Casselberry, Florida, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This hotel is basic but perfect for a budget stay. The rooms are large and the beds are comfortable. It is located a 5 minute walk from the main station and is easily navigated from anywhere in the city. It's close to everything! The owners are very nice and although you have to ring the bell for entry, they're very... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The Hotel Merlini is just the sort of place we love to stay. It is a family run 'pensione' with shared bathing facilities, although we did have a sink in our room which is very useful for shaving and teeth cleaning. The family members spoke little English, but we communicated well enough, there are books left by other travellers in... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I stayed with my family,2 adults and 2 kids in the month of June. The location is excellent,just 5 mins from the main train station.It is on the 3rd floor,with out lift,and thats the only drawback. The family who runs the property are very cooperative and helpful. Rooms were big and clean,basic would be the right word. Please dont hesitate... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

From the pictures on the website and the TA reviews this sounded like a great budget option for our stay in Florence. We paid 75 euros/night for a double with a shared bathroom and breakfast each morning, which seemed reasonable compared to prices elsewhere. We booked directly with the hotel as we specifically wanted the room overlooking the duomo, however... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The best part about the hotel was the location. We took many day trips from Florence and it was a five minute walk to the train station. It was also a ten minute walk down to the duomo. The room and bed were clean but the family who owns the hotel smokes in the hotel and you could smell it... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Pretty basic hotel, but made nice by the family who run it, the cheap price and the proximity to everything. There are three flights of stairs which made getting the pram and my ever expanding pasta girth up the flights a little difficult. They love kids and were great with our baby, but so it seems are everyone in Italy.... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This b&b is located only a few minutes walk from the main train station and is a short walk to all main attractions. The staff were very nice and welcoming. Our room was very large, spacious and clean and had a cute view of rooftops outside. The breakfast was great - varied pastries, fruit, juice and cappuccinos. Just a note:... More 

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