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Hotel Royal

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via delle Ruote 52, 50129 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #293 of 459 hotels in Florence
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An old palazzo that was turned into a hotel. Some rooms are nice, some other are tragic. I even found a moulded wall in one room. The interior is rather dated. Nice breakfast and a great backyard though...

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Teramo, Italy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This is a charming hotel in a beautiful 200-year-old refurbished palazzo. The staff in reception were very friendly and helpful. and Francesco in particular was always ready to help with any problem. The rooms were clean with nice traditional fittings. It did surprise me to discover that they don't change the towels everyday, so I wouldn't throw your towels on... More

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Newhaven, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I visited this hotel in October 2013 with my girlfriend and niece. The hotel is a little gem, very close to the heart of the city with nice grounds and real charm. The staff were fantastic especially Francesco who recommended some excellent restaurants and could not have been more friendly and helpful. The location is a short walk from the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Our bible and rating standard is the Trip Advisor. This particular hotel had not rated as highly as others but could accommodate 5 rooms at a reasonable cost and looked OK. One of the main criticism that we could find in the reviews appeared to be the unhelpfulness of the staff. Our experience was a pleasant surprise. All the staff... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We stayed here for 5 days. It was a wonderful stay. !! The 2 front desk guys Francesco and Thomas were fantastic!! Sent us to a wonder restaurant. Hooked us up with a tour guide we had for 8 hours - wonderful!! Hotel is near train and leather market, statue of David. I highly recommend !!

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Me, my wife and our one and a half year old daughter had booked this hotel much in advance for a night in September 2013. We reached the hotel at around 12:30 pm only to hear that our room was not ready in spite of the fact that the check out time for guests is 11 am. Not sure what... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Great location - 10 minutes walk to city centre, 15 minutes driving to highway. Nice middle-age building, renovated. Pool, privat parking (bit costly), a/c, garden with chairs and relax area. Good restaurants in the same street, minimarket 100 metres far.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

Lovely hotel in a beautiful building. The corridors and stairwell make you feel you are in a very posh hotel. Room was spacious and bright. There is a charge for the pool but you know this upfront and we used it one afternoon after a hard few days sightseeing. Is a bit out of town, but quiet do s good... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Hotel Royal is a lovely vintage building, with crystal chandeliers and paintings. Especially the lounge/Wifi area is beautiful. The hotel is situated at walking distance from the main attractions of the city and in a relatively quiet neighbourhood. This is all good. But still... The breakfast buffet had coffee from a machine, no eggs and fruit from a tin (in... More

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Florence
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Nice premises, nice location but poor result. Should be well maintained, much more cleaner. Better not to offer breakfast if this is the quality. Should also avoid taxi cheats when hotel calls for taxi.

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Additional Information about Hotel Royal

Also Known As:
Royal Hotel Florence
Address: Via delle Ruote 52, 50129 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #293 of 459 hotels in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Royal 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A splendid Florentine villa built by the end of 1700. Residence of the owners until 1950, it was then turned into a hotel, and in 1990 completely restored by the present management: the Messina family. The Hotel Royal is located in a quiet zone of the town only 500 meters from the Central Station, the Congress Center and from the Cathedral. The hotel has a beautiful ancient garden with a swimming pool in the back and and a large parking place in front for its guests. Both services are for extra charge. All rooms are equipped with color TV with remote control, safe, minibar, direct-dial telephone, air-conditioning, hair-dryer. The stylish furniture grants to all rooms a sober and warm elegance. ... more   less 
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