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Hotel Desiree

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Fiume 20, 50100 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #163 of 458 Hotels in Florence
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Taipei, Taiwan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

1. Great location--less 5-minute walk from Florence station, and many bus stops 2. Friendly staff--we had to catch an early train to Rome, and the staff went out of their way to prepare breakfast half an hour earlier than it is usually served. 3. Strong wifi 4. Cleanness 5. Very reasonable price

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So from a horrible vintage-like BnB in Rome (I prefer not to mention the name) to a nice modern-like hotel in Salerno (Grand Salerno Hotel), Hotel Desiree in Florence was just the perfect combination of both. Not so fancy breakfast like in Salerno but very good enough, croissants of your choice and coffee, then you are good to go. And... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Comfortable beds and spacious room for family. Within walking distance to Florence train station. Very beautiful pictures of Italy hung on the walls.The hotel receptionists were very helpful and friendly.

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Helsinki, Finland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Pros - Good location near the railway station and bus station - Good, large bathroom - Clean room - Quick check-in and check-out - Walking distance to all the major sights, 5 minutes to Duomo - Safe neighborhood Cons - Extremely noisy hotel, even at night a lot of noise coming from the inner courtyard and the electronic systems in... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

A VERY CHARMING OLD FASHIONED HOTEL WITH LOTS OFCHARACTER..Very close to the Maria Novella railway station and within a short walk to all the sights of Florence -churches,museums etc.The staff were very helpful and friendly and gave good advice as to good resteraunts etc.We had a large ,spacious bedroom with a good sized bathroom and a breakfast was included each... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback. You review is perfect and we are so happy to hear this from you! "A VERY CHARMING OLD FASHIONED HOTEL WITH LOTS OFCHARACTER.." Really THANK YOU! Kind regards, Mirko. More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Hotel signage is poor, I walked past without noticing. Must have exact address with you. The same building has another 2 hotels on different floors and the signages from the other 2 hotels are bigger. But it is really near to the train station. Didn't feel like a 3-star hotel when I saw how the other 3 star hotels looked.... More 

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Spokane wa
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A very unique place, 18th century palazzo with a different hotel on all four levels, the Desiree is on the third. The small 100 year old elevator you ride adds to the charm of the place and one of the best things about the hotel is the charm. You are greeted during the day by a brother/sister combination whose family... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your kind feedback! Our staff is so proud to receive feedback like this! We work hardly to get this results! I would like also to talk about the other things: Florence in summer is very humid, each rooms has the electric plug for mosquitos, with the plug you can also open the windows... More 

Bolton, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We recently spent five days in Florence at the Hotel Desiree. It is a family run hotel located on the second floor of a building very close to the Santa Maria Novella rail sation. We had a comfortable spacious room with a balcony. The bathroom was tiny but manageable. Staff were very friendly and arranged tickets to the Uffizi Gallery... More 

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Hoteldesiree, Direttore generale at Hotel Desiree, responded to this review

Hi Lorraine, Thank you for spending your time to review our hotel! We are so happy that you enjoy our hotel and our fantasic city! Hoping to see you soon here, Best regards, Mirko Calamini. More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Well situated, close to the the main train station and city center. Friendly reception. Nice breakfast. Clean rooms. Authentic elevator. On the minus side: quite noisy during the day and (early) morning as the street is used as a bus parking. Also the bathroom fan is terribly loud.

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Hoteldesiree, Direttore generale at Hotel Desiree, responded to this review

Dear Greg, Thank you so much for the feedback! Your opinion is very important, we will use all the suggests to improve our service. See you soon in Florence! Best regards, Mirko Calamini. More 

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9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We spent 2 nights with our baby daughter. Overall it was a pleasant stay. The room is large and has two very big and beautiful old windows. The breakfast is good also with a large variety. The only downside is that the mattress was was a bit old and not the most comfortable. The hotel is less then 5 min... More 

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Hoteldesiree, Direttore generale at Hotel Desiree, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your candid feedback! Hoping to see you soon here, Best regards, Mirko Calamini. 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*
Number of rooms: 18
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