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Novella House

Via della Porcellana 53, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #219 of 516 Florence B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unfortunately I had only one night here. A quaint, push the bell entry and the 17thC building unfolds. I had a large room overlooking a back garden with a oainted ceiling and the bathroom was down a small hallway, I did say quaint. The position is an easy short walk from the station and very close to Santa Maria Novella,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The "Palace" (which just means big house in Italy) has a very plain door, but it's very nice inside. Our room was small, but we loved the fresco ceiling. No hot breakfast, but a fine array of snacks along with an espresso maker. The proprietor, Francesco, is charming, eager, and gave us good recommendations. The location is the real draw... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Florence was one of the last stops on our two week stay in Italy. We were hoping for a little more than what we got. It seemed old and dusty, not well kept. There weren't enough towels. The inn keeper was difficult to get in touch with. On the plus side, there was a refrigerator and hair dryer. Also, it... More

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Jakarta
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28 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

LIKE : - Classic Bedroom with painting in the ceiling - Complete in room facilities (refrigerators, expresso maker with various choices of coffee, heater, AC) - Very Spacious room & bathroom - 700m walk from SMN Train St with easy to medium path traversed by 4 wheels big luggages (Some road are paving blocks). - Fransesco is helpful DISLIKE :... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The Novella House has a great location ,close to the train station and close to the main attractions of Firenze .We rented an apartment (apart 50) for 6 nights . The apartment was spacious and pretty clean , but no maid service (all this time) , no breakfast , traces of dead mosquitoes on the walls , bathroom radiator not... More

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Galle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The novella house is at a great location near major attractions. There is a slight smell of sewers but that only adds to the overall medieval feeling of the street. Take note that the parking is not included and is situated about 300 meters away at a private parking for 20 EUR p day. During the night there is noise... More

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Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hosted you in our structure. Today is one years of Novella House (started on 12th March 2013), and slowly we are making improvements to the structure, like air conditioning, Tv led32", internet wifi and more. On next week we will provide to install a soundproof windows CE certified, to avoid... More

Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
31 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We were very pleased with Novella House. It is in a convenient location, close to the train, and easy walking distance to many of the main attractions. Staff very friendly and helpful. Room was spacious and well kept. It is a renovated apartment house with a lovely old world feel. Beakfast was a token system at a close restaurant, it... More

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Toronto, Canada
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

The Novella House is a fantastic place to stay in Florence. The rooms are HUGE, clean, and nicely decorated. The staff are very friendly and helpful as well. What sets the Novella House apart is definitely its charm. Our room had a fresco on the ceiling, beautiful chandeliers, and large windows. The hotel is located less than a 10 minute... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

Huge, comfortable rooms, great location and kind service. Have been travelling through Europe for over a month and haven't had such spacious accommodation. No complaints at all, would definitely come back!

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Address: Via della Porcellana 53, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
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