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Via Aretina 340, Florence, Italy
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Al Canto
Ranked #60 of 511 Florence B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we only stayed a couple of nights here on a family holiday that started in Rome,then Florence and onto Bologna and a drive down the Adriatic coast to Campobasso and stay in San Biase, where we visited our Italian family's for the 1st time in 12 years and Al Canto was as much a highlight as seeing our Italian family!... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at this fabulous B&B on 19th and 20th June. We found this place through a Groupon deal. It's a 15 minute bus ride from the centre of Florence but the area is a beautiful oasis with lots of character and a few lovely pizzarias nearby. The B&B itself has tonnes of character and elegance and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

It really is difficult to compliment this place without gushing. But I may have to gush - apologies in advance. We had a tour around the rooms by the family who run the place and all of them are beautiful. Spacious, understated, but designed with the sort of attention to detail that makes a good accommodation first class (the shower... More

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Carterton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My husband and I stayed here on a Groupon we purchased on a whim. I'd never been to Italy before and was looking forward to taking in some art and beautiful architecture in Florence and was pleased to read here on Tripadvisor that the owner of the Al Canto was an art historian! She gave us some great recommendations for... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Booked for 2 nights, loved it so much, stayed for 4! A very beautifully restored villa with it's history intact and on show (as you'd expect from an art historian) and with a large courtyard to relax in, and room for the kids to play, we couldn't have picked better for our stay in Florence. Although the bus is very... More

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Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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65 hotel reviews
269 helpful votes 269 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We arrived in Florence at the start of a short period of fairly high temperatures - between 34 and 38 degrees - which lasted throughout our three night stay. After a day of walking in the city, Al Canto was the perfect oasis to which to return. We would not have enjoyed a location in the city itself - at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Stayed at the Al Canto B & B for 3 nights 22-24 May 2014. What a find! Linda and her son Nick were really welcoming nothing was too much trouble. As Linda is an Art Historian her knowledge of Florence and where to go and what to see is immense. Room was lovely my son was really impressed loved the... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My daughter and I got back home yesterday from a lovely three nights at the Al Canto and I feel compelled to write my first review on Tripadvisor. We usually holiday in 4 or 5 star properties so this was a bit of a gamble for us. Al Canto is a bit out of the city centre, but easily reachable... More

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Al Canto is a family-run B&B just a short and easy bus ride from the heart of Florence. It not only has wonderful rooms (all giving out on to a central courtyard) with every amenity, but the atmosphere is warm and friendly. Linda, an art historian who has lived in Florence for over twenty years, is a gold mine of... More

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Monticello ny
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

First, full disclosure. I met the owner of El Canto 30 years ago while working in Europe. She was great then and is great now. This is a wonderful small B & B about 15-20 minutes from downtown Florence. It is built on an old Roman foundation with walls from the middle ages. It has been completely redone and is... More

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Address: Via Aretina 340, Florence, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence

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