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Hotel San Giovanni

1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via de Cerretani 2, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #139 of 461 hotels in Florence
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at this hotel in late July 2014 for two nights. We'd only booked a couple of months in advance and there were still quite a few options left to choose. We chose the Deluxe Double Room which had a breathtaking view of the Piazza and the Duomo, as well as a Private Bathroom. It had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My wife and I stayed here while backpacking through Italy while visiting family in Formia,Italy. The view from our room of the Duomo and Piazza were just breathtaking with easy access to museums,and bridge Ponte Vecchio. Easy to find and with easy access to the train station.There is no shortage of great food and pizza on the Piazza and Scuderi... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed in this hotel for two nights in early June. Our room overlooked the Duomo and the central piazza from the second floor, and for the price charged, you could not do any better. The room was very large and comfortable with a couple of fresco's on the wall!! So centrally located, and would recommend to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Fantastic location, I couldn't believe when I opened the shutters that I was looking across at the duomo and baptistery. We had 800 year old fresco's on our ceiling and the room was furnished in lovely shabby chic style. My family of 4 were very comfortable in the room and the toilet and shower across the hall was always spotless... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay here. Our window overlooked the Duomo and for the price you physically cannot do better than this. The building felt old, but in a really authentic way and the furniture was very nice. The beds were very comfy, and the location was so convenient we were able to return throughout the day and nap before... More

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Wow, the location of this hotel cannot be beaten! We had views of the Duomo and Baptistery from our hotel! It was very easy to find from the SMN station. Pros: -VERY little noise, the room my wife and I were in had thick glass windows and huge wooden shutters that blocked 90% of the noise from the bustling Duomo... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The best thing about this hotel is location. You can stick your head out of the window to if the line for Duomo is short or long before you head over there. It also close to a lot of shop, restaurant and all the main attraction. The elevator is VERY VERY SMALL. 2 person can barely fit in the elevator.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I almost felt as though I could reach out of my window and touch the Duomo. Huge room with an amazing view, this hotel is great value for money. We spent four nights in Florence and totally fell in love with the place. The place was neat and tidy, but don't expect 5 star luxury, it has the basics which... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Location, Location, Location !!!!! The hotel is located just 20-30m from the city Duomo. If you get a corner room, you probably will see the Duomo from your window. We unfortunately couldn't get the corner room. Still we can just lean out off the window can see Duomo from the window. The owner is also nice and gave a lot... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

It is a beautiful hotel in the main square of the city. Our room was really big and beautiful. The bathroom was "minimal" but good if you only need a place to sleep. No breakfast included, but it is ok since it is a really cheap hotel in a great place of Florence downtown. I would come back there!

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Address: Via de Cerretani 2, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel San Giovanni 1*
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Hotel San Giovanni is a characteristic old worldly Florentine pensione. It is located in the heart of Florence's historical center right on the corner of Piazza San Giovanni (the cathedral square). This superb location means all of city museums, galleries and other tourist attractions are within a short walking distance from the hotel. The hotel is located in two medieval tower buildings that in the 16th century became the bishops private residence. Today it is still possible to see in some of the rooms the original frescos. You will enjoy the amazing view from your window of one the world's most beautiful piazza. ... more   less 
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