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Instituto Suore Di Sant' Elizabetta

Viale Michelangelo 46 | Firenze, 50125 Florence, Italy
Instituto Suore Di Sant' Elizabetta
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rome, Italy
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98 reviews 98 reviews
18 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I adored staying at this convent on a two-day, one night trip to Florence and wished I could have stayed longer. I first heard about Le Suore from friends who come to Florence often, and all of their words of praise were spot on. The convent is set in a peaceful, leafy green neighborhood not far from the heart of... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

As part of a group of about 25 travelers, we stayed here two nights. Our room's windows opened out to the back and side courtyard, and behind them to a densely grown hillside. It was a welcome respite from all the motion and sounds of the city beyond the walls. In addition to the location and the neighborhood being so... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The grounds are lovely and the room was a generous size and very clean. If you are a light sleeper I would recommend you request a room towards the back, not facing Viale Michelangelo as the traffic is constant. I like sleeping with the windows open for fresh air and tour buses start early. It was nice to come back... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I stayed here during a business trip in December 2013. The house is a majestic villa from 18th. It is in a quiet area of the town (apparently an expensive part) on a height, not far from Piazale Michelangelo with great views on the city. There is a 30 min. walk to Piaza Duomo, mostly along the river. a taxi... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I stayed in Florence so many times but this year I decided to stay here, especially because I was tight on the budget. I was quite amazed by overall stay. Nuns took care of everything and they always made sure that we are comfortable, they always greeted me with smile, the breakfast is continental and good to start your day.... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

We recently returned from a trip to Venice, Florence and Rome with our four daughters. In Venice and Rome, we stayed in beautiful 15th century apartments situated in the heart of downtown. Not being familiar with Florence and wanting to try something different, we decided to stay in a convent while there. Although the convent was very peaceful and pretty,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

My husband and I spent a couple of nights in December at the convent while visiting Florence and would highly recommend it as a safe and unique place to stay. The sisters were very welcoming and friendly, but speak almost no English. We were, however, able to understand enough to get ideas across. The convent is a little out of... More 

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Washington DC
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

I stayed at this convent in Florence because I loved the idea of paying about 53 euros/night to enjoy Florence. Breakfast was included and was very generous including coffee with warm milk, rolls, butter, jam, cereal (with cold milk) and yogurt. It was always overseen by one of the sisters, who was very attentive about bringing you everything you needed.... More 

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Maryland
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

I stayed with the sisters of Santa Elisabetta in Florence in December 2011 on recommendation of a friend. I paid $43 Euros per night including breakfast each day. Booked through the "Monastery Stays" website, which was great as they provided me with bilingual booking information to present to the sisters when I arrived. The sisters are lovely and could not... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2006

I highly recommend this beautiful bed and breakfast located on Viale Michelangelo #46! The house is set in a lovely residential area across the Arno River, but close to everything! The nuns are very hospitable and keep the house sparkling clean. They also have several gardens, one that features a koi pond and aviary, the others, beautiful tuscan pines and... More 

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