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Hotel Desiree

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Fiume 20, 50100 Florence, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as we arrived, I saw the place and I wanted to go upstairs to cancel my booking. The surroundings are terrible and the people passing by in the street quite scary, even for the scary standards of Italian hotels near train stations. But then I went inside, the receptionist was kind and welcoming, the place looked all right... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for three nights, enjoyed good breakfast with nice linens, artwork, and balcony view of verdant courtyard. Friendly and adept staff who made reservations for our excursions into Tuscany for vineyard tours. Make sure they get you into museums on days they are open, as best ones are closed Mondays. Walls and windows are very thick, so all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good location, close to Firenze SMN station and the central market. The receptionist and other staff were very kind and helpful. Our room was clean. Easy to get free wifi access and it was strong enough..

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San Jose, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good hotel. Great location, Walking distance to all Florence's Museums and sites. Helpful staff, the front desk is working 24/7. Clean room nice and classic furnished , free wifi and nice breakfast. I'm strongly recommend

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Izmir, Turkey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we prefered the hotel for the location, just the opposite side of central station Firenze. although firenze is not a big city, the hotel is located to walking distance of all Florence attaractions.. the hotel is too old and smeells old furnished. Our room was so small, even if we couldnt place our luggage. the linens are not so clean.... More

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Hoteldesiree, Responsabile reception at Hotel Desiree, responded to this review

HI Pasta With Tuna ( Your id on TA ), Thank you for your feedback for our hotel. At the beginning i want to clarify that you booked an economy double room, so you know in advance that the room is a smaller size than the standard, but with all the furnitures. The hotel is old stile, a great bulding... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This hotel is very clean and is within 5 minutes of the Firenze station. It's located on the 2nd floor. The lift to take you up is like the one from the movie "Angel Heart" - it right out of an old mystery movie. However, the rooms are charming and furnished in a wonderful old style way. Free Wifi with... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great place - nothing super fancy or special. Nice service, good wifi (only in the hallway), and walking distance to many of Florence's beautiful attractions. The breakfast was also good! There's an elevator but it takes too long, so just know that you have to go up the stairs to find the place. It can be hard to find, but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We loved the Desiree hotel in Florence. It is close to the train station, but it a quiet area. ..that is important because my husband is a light sleeper. It is on the second floor with a good elevator. The staff was helpful and spoke English well. Very clean.Very nice breakfast room...and breakfast.English TV news during breakfast too! Good air... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

5 mins from SM Novella station, behind McD/BK. Nice building view from outside. Perfect vintage elevators with manual door closing. Second floor. WiFi excellent. Big and spacious toilet, small shower. No kettle but free hot water with pot given. Simple and good breakfast. Walking distance to major attractions and halal food around. Recommended

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I stayed 5 nights here recently and couldn't have been more pleased. It was RIGHT ACROSS THE STREET from the Florence train station so was SUPER convenient for arrival and departure. Just a short walk ANYWHERE in town...this hotel made a great base for exploring. My room was small but very clean and the bathroom was spotless with brand new... More

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Address: Via Fiume 20, 50100 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Desiree 3*
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Hotel Desirée: eighteen bedroom-suites placed in the centre of Florence in the quiet atmosphere of a small family-run hotel. Our Hotel is located one hundred meters far from the main station and few steps away from the most important monuments of the city, Florence Dome (Santa Maria del Fiore), the Fortezza da Basso and the Convention centre.In our Hotel every accommodation, finely furnished by the owners, is provided with all comforts: rest room, telephone, air conditioning, phon, safe-deposit box, free wi-fi internet connection in all the rooms and LED TV.The decorated floors, the Polloni’s windows, the Dome and the San Lorenzo’ view, together with friendliness of the host family offer to Desirée’s guests a pleasant and absolutely enjoyable stay. ... more   less 
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