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Hotel Cestelli

1.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Borgo Ss. Apostoli 25, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #146 of 507 Florence B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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76 reviews 76 reviews
5 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the couple working there is really sweet and nice people, I just couldn't give them above a 2/5. You feel almost as if you are in their own house. There are a million signs everywhere saying "don't touch this", "don't do that", "do this", etc. The rooms haven't been redecorated or redone since 1818, so if you're an old... More

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Burbank, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Cestelli exceeded all of our expectations. We booked one of the rooms with a shared bathroom down the hall. Originally, I wasn't looking forward to sharing a bathroom. Surprisingly, it was among the nicest bathrooms we used in all of Italy! They keep it spotless and beautifully decorated. The atmosphere is wonderfully calming with candles and fragrant potpourri. The... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This place is very near perfection for a traveller not looking for a resort. The negatives are well promoted and not a big deal but worth a mention; - it has only one shared bathroom for those rooms without their own bathroom - it has no lift but is only on the 2nd floor - it has no TV -... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

My friend and I stayed here for 4 nights and we had a wonderful time - the room was immaculate, the location excellent, great value for money and most of all, the owners were so friendly and charming, and full of recommendations, we couldn't have asked for much more.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I've just returned from a 10 day stay at Hotel Cestelli. Alessio and Assumi, the owners, are as charming as their lovely hotel. Alessio speaks perfect English and Italian and generously answers any question one might have. This trip, I was able to navigate the Italian post office, after he explained exactly what I needed to do. It is a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We stayed at the Hotel Cestelli at the end of September. What a great experience! The hosts were welcoming and extremely helpful with restaurant and activity recommendations. The location couldn't be better -- located a ten minute walk from the train station, and five minutes from the Arno, the Uffizi, Palazzo Vecchio, Duomo and many other major Florence sites. The... More

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Greenbrae, California, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We have stayed here several times and enjoy every experience. The couple who run the hotel, Alessio and Asumi, are gracious and accommodating. The hotel is quiet and perfectly situated amidst the busyness of Florence -- truly a treat. Rates are reasonable, too. We are charmed by the Hotel Cestelli, which is a tribute to the owners.

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Cary, NC
16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Staying at Hotel Cestelli was a delight. After long days of walking around the city, it felt nice returning to our temporary home in the beautiful 12th century palace. We checked in at night, entering a dimly lit lobby full of antique furniture and a large stained glass window like you'd find in an old church. I must find out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We would definitely stay here again. The room was simple but comfortable and the location was excellent. The best part was the hosts, Alessio and Asumi. Allessio was so friendly and gave us great suggestions about where to eat and what to do in Florence. Florence is ridiculously crowded with tourists and it does get overwhelming at times. With his... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We spent a really nice journey in this place. Alessi and Asumi are really kind, pleasant and helpfull. Rooms are clean, and nice. Prices are in adequation with the place; I will advice to all my friends and family this place.

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Address: Borgo Ss. Apostoli 25, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Cestelli 1*
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