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BEST WESTERN Hotel River

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lungarno della Zecca Vecchia 18, 50122 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #160 of 461 hotels in Florence
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff at Hotel River was wonderful when my husband and I stayed on our honeymoon. The staff speaks English, and they make sure to tell you about all the attractions nearby. They even gave great recommendations for food places and routes, and the hotel's location is very convenient. We were within walking distance to the Uffizi, Pitti Palace, and... More

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well located hotel, about a 10 minute walk from Ponti Vecchio and the other main sights. We had a garden room which had no view but this didn't matter as we were mostly sight-seeing. If you are somebody who wants a view then the garden rooms are not for you. Room was good, clean and well equipped. Staff were helpful... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of 4 travelled in Italy for two weeks with another family of 4. The River was our first hotel of the trip and not our favorite. The rooms were reasonably clean as was the rest of the hotel, but the hallway had an odd odor. The shower in one of our rooms was really only the corner of... More

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Marriottsville
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were bumped out of our original hotel due to a men's wear convention going on in Florence and placed in the Hotel River for our three night's stay in Florence instead. Too bad for us! There were steps to get up into the non-discript registration desk supported by a thin, metal, wobbly hand rail for support. Most of the... More

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New York City, New York
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 4 (two teen boys) was happily surprised with the scenic location on the river, just an 8 minute walk from the Ponte Vecchio, and with the modern, comfortable rooms. Marielena at the front desk and Esther, the manager, were extraordinarily friendly and helpful in helping us to navigate Florence, suggesting places to visit in Tuscany and even... More

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Florence, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close but not in the middle of the tourist bustle, and right across from the Arno, the Hotel River offered good service, a clean room, and friendly staff. With a change in my plans I was able to book a room easily, enjoyed the welcome and hospitality of staff and the pleasant environment inside and out. A short walk from... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is really wonderful. Carlos, Esther, and Marianne were very helpful with directions, recommending local restaurants, and places to visit. The room was very clean and modern with a large shower. We had a great stay and found the location to be perfect-- especially if you plan to rent a car. The staff was helpful with finding parking and... More

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Egelsbach, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was clean with private balcony. Breakfast was very good (buffet) and was served before 7 am on request the day I made a full day excursion. The Hotel has a small but marvellous roof terrace overlooking the Arno. Good Location, short ways to the main attractions of Florence, several bus stops close to the Hotel.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good clean hotel in a good location overlooking the river, A five minute stroll takes you to the Ponte Vechio or into the thick of the tourist areas. We had a room at the back of the hotel so can't comment on road noise but it didn't seem all that busy anyway. There was a good choice of food... More

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Telford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall this hotel was average for the price. Staff were very good. We arrived very late and were allocated the smallest room at the hotel. Well furnished and good bathroom but tiny. Obviously all the other rooms were given out in the order that people arrived, even though we had notified them of our late arrival. Temperature in Florence was... More

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Address: Lungarno della Zecca Vecchia 18, 50122 Florence, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel River 4*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#70 Luxury Hotel in Florence #80 Business Hotel in Florence #150 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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