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Hotel President

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via della Piazzuola, 36bis, 50183 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #403 of 460 Hotels in Florence
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Latina, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We stayed in this hotel for one night only but had no problems with it. The room was fine, clean and reasonably big, but the bathroom and shower were very small. The staff were friendly and I can have no complaints about the breakfast. What really made it was the view from the communal balcony on the top floor, unbelievable... More

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Budapest, Hungary
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

My last hotel during my european trip and unfortunately the worst. Nothing was really good, not the bed, not the cleaning, not the staff, nothing. We had some problems with a staff member, internet was not working, and we had bugs in the room. Don't go there

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

The President Florence hotel.. first impressions where very very good. But it went down hill from there I'm afraid. The room was good and big but the air conditioning didn't work. We opened the windows only to realise, we were letting mosquitoes in as well. Getting the shower to work was a challenge. To add to all of this, the... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Hotel President did the job in terms of having somewhere to keep our luggage and sleep, however you won't want to be spending any more time there! The hotel lacks warmth in every aspect. Previous reviews talk about nice views but we looked on to another wall. No natural light whatsoever or fresh air gets in, and the decor is... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

I stay at this hotel because it was booked by a tour I was... The Hotel was working with just one person. The rooms were clean, but there was no view from our room because the window was locked with another antique wood window. The only thing that I like was a little pizzeria with a wood oven and the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

I was booked into the President by the organisers of a conference at the European University Institute which is close by in Fiesole. Fantastic view, lovely building and gardens, excellent air conditioning, serviceable bathroom-- and little else. The breakfast was a disgrace- automated instant coffee in Italy!- and nothing fresh at all. One had to pay for wifi, and there... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Description and photos are NOT what you will find. A box to catch rats was next to the tables (which were well covered with ants) in the garden. General lack of care and no ambience/atmosphere whatsoever. Delapidated building.Filthy walls and curtains, and ruined/scratched/miserable furniture. Tiny TV with only Italian channels.Poor breakfast with scarce choice. No bar available: there is a... More

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Dear Ms Cy d thanks for your review on our hotel and I really appreciated the honesty, competence, objectivity with which pleasantly you wrote it. Thank you very much, and please take care of yourself. More

San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

The beds are the most uncomfortable I've slept on! A terrible location, in the middle of nowhere. Don't stay here.

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Florence, Italy
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Every year I stay at this hotel. The staff has always been very helpful. One year the safe in the room wasn't working. We mentioned this to the reception as soon as we arrived. Instantly someone came to our room to fix it. Another time, I forgot one of my tops at the hotel. We called up the hotel. When... More

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

We stayed here in April on a 3 night stay and the rooms were clean and comfortable with great views over Florence. It's a bit of a walk from the centre or a quick bus/cab ride - it's worth figuring out the buses if you're staying for a few days. Breakfast was included - the usual pastries and cereals -... More

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Address: Via della Piazzuola, 36bis, 50183 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
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Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel President 4*
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The President Hotel is a classic style hotel, with modern technology and every comfort. It’s an ancient palace of 1869 restored and turned into a hotel in 1986, located near Piazza della Libertà on so-called avenues of Florence, absolutely close to the historic city center and the congress site of Fortezza da Basso, Palazzo dei Congressi and Palazzo degli Affari. The cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is just at 15 minute walk away and the central train station Santa Maria Novella is only 3 kms far or 10 minutes by car. ... more   less 
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