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Piccolo Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via San Gallo 51, 50129 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #360 of 459 hotels in Florence
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Basel, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

I must admit that I let my boyfriend to book the hotel this time and when we arrived it was a nice surprise. The room was very cheap what was definitely convenient. I didn’t read any reviews, especially here, and this was my big mistake. It’s all true what people write here. Bathroom is small, toilet shared with shower, but... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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25 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We booked this Hotel for a 4-night stay online. Since the Piccolo advertises having a special agreement with a parking garage and we rented a car, this was one of our decision taking points to choose this hotel. After an exhausting search for the hotel, which is located in a small street, accessable for pedestrians or residential cars, we finally... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

First, there is no elevator. So if you have luggage, be prepared to drag it up two flights of stairs to get to the reception desk. When we arrived, they had lost our reservation. The clerk told us that basically, it was too bad and we couldn't stay there, they were going to move us to a hotel on the... More

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Sacramento, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We read the bad reviews on Trip Advisor but booked anyway because it was in our price range. When you arrive there are "add on" costs for more things. These costs were only allowed to be paid in cash.These people are shady. We asked multiple times for a receipt and the guy wouldn't give us one. He also tried to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012 via mobile

We had an awful experience at this hotel! It all started with a very rude and poor service provided at the reception, you have to pay for air conditioning, rooms were not clean at all and the internet doesnt work well! Avoid it if you still can! Definitely dont recommend!

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Olympia, Washington
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

We visited this hotel Sept of 2011 for 3 days. We enjoyed our stay very much. The weather was very hot and the air conditioning was a wonderful treat. The room was spacious and the bed was comfortable and firm. The bath and room were spotless. It is located within walking distance to all sights. The front desk staff were... More

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Conway, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2011

My sister and I stayed her last summer. I'm surprised at the recent negative reviews of the place. When we stayed there, they staff was very friendly and extremely helpful. The room was clean and comfortable. We only ate breakfast there, but it was just fine. If you expect the Hilton, then stay at the Hilton. I loved this place!... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2011

We had booked this hotel as part of a package for my daughter. She goes to school in England and recently landed the role of "Clara" in "The Light in the Piazza." We thought it would be a great way to take a short break from school and do a little atmosphere research since the play is based in Florence,... More

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17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2010

This is definatley a budget hotel in the old part of town. Centrally located but definatley not flash. Airconditioning cost an extra 5 euros per night and the breakfast was the worst on our trip. The room was clean and overall not too bad , the bathroom was basic and whilst clean had a grotty feel about it. If you... More

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Austin, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2010

The hotel is close to everything and it is clean, but the front desk is very rude and obviously does not like Americans. The breakfast is a joke. Don't eat there. Florence is full of fabulous food and cafes, don't waste it on this stuff. Even the coffee comes out of a machine. The bathroom made huge noises every time... More

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Also Known As:
Piccolo Hotel Florence
Address: Via San Gallo 51, 50129 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #360 of 459 hotels in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Piccolo Hotel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Piccolo is located in the center of Florence,in the very characteristic district of San Lorenzo, full of particular and Florentine shops and with a nice open market. Thanks to the central location, you can easily walk to the most important museums like the Galleria dell'Accademia, known for the David by Michelangelo, the Galleria degli Uffizi and keep walking to Piazza della Signoria, where Palazzo Vecchio is. ... more   less 
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