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Al Canto

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Via Aretina 340, 50136 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #88 of 541 Florence B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Jake_Pace London, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent a long weekend at Al Canto after a 2 week tour of Turin, Milan, Venice and Florence. Al Canto is an amazing family run B&B. The rooms are extremely spacious and clean. The entire complex has been beautifully renovated with exposed brick. There is a courtyard in the centre of the B&B which provides a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here in July 2014 for our anniversary. Lovely b&b decor was lovely, clean and tidy. Couldn't ask for better service its a family run business which really cares. Really knowledgeable and helpful from where to buy bus tickets, booking tickets for us to popular attractions or great places for dinner within budget. A bit outside tyhhe town but don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

At least that's the local folklore concerning this lovely B&B whose origins on this site date to the Middle Ages. Fear not travelers, having recently stayed for several nights we can assure you that the accommodations are vastly improved over what the poet must have experienced. The ground floor room in which we stayed was well appointed, comfortable and quiet,... More 

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Aptos, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed with Linda over the holidays and had a wonderful time. When we arrived via train we took a taxi to the B&B, took about 5-7 minutes to get there. Upon arrival we were greeted by Nick and shown to our lovely and huge rooms. We had a wonderful room on the first floor. The bed was SO comfortable!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A group of 6 of us stayed here for 3 nights in early October, before going on to Siena. The rooms were all immaculate. Linda our host, greeted us with a chilled bottle of wine, and made us all very welcome. The building itself has loads of character - part of it is an old tower from the middle ages,... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We stayed here for a few nights and found the accommodation excellent and very romantic. The room was lovely and it opened out onto a beautiful little courtyard where we could have breakfast. The guesthouse is situated a little way outside of Florence, which would be a downside if you really wanted to be in the heart of things, but... More 

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Epsom, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I took my wife to Florence for her 40th Birthday and we spent three nights at Al Canto, just outside of the centre of Florence (a 15-20 min bus ride). This in itself was an advantage for us, as it was quieter and less touristy than the city centre. We visited in late August when it was hot, and our... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A 20 minute bus ride from the centre of Florence.An interesting well renovated house.Our room was in the main building close to the kitchen and was very comfortable.The owner Linda and her two sons are very friendly,helpful and knowledgable.( Linda is an art historian ).Very good value.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

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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