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Hotel Cestelli

1.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Borgo Ss. Apostoli 25, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #171 of 516 Florence B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013
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Cary, NC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We booked based on the Lonely Planet listing and found that Cestelli exceeded our expectations. Only marginally more expensive than our 6 bed dorm at a hostel in Rome, this 1 star hotel in Florence, run by Italian-Japanese couple Alessio and Asumi, was excellent value. The first impression created by the hallway was lovely – the old palace has the... More

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Colle Val d'Elsa, Toscana, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Upon my trip to Florence I had never stayed in anything close to a hostel, and must say I was a little nervous about having a one bedroom with a shared bathroom. Little did I know there was little to be worried about. Upon arrival Alessio and Asumi the two owners greeted me with open arms and big smiles. My... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This little hotel was absolutely wonderful. Although it is a "one star" hotel, it definitely has the service, cleanliness, and coziness of a 5 star! We only got to interact with one of the owners, and she was amazing. She was so helpful in suggesting things to do in Florence and she was very friendly, always welcoming you with a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Alessio and Asumi are the friendliest hotel proprietors that we have ever come across. Gracious and kind, full of helpful suggestions and great restaurant recommendations that really helped us to get off the beaten tourist track a little, we couldn't thank them enough at the end of our four night stay over the Easter weekend. The hotel is very clean,... More

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18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights during our trip to Italy. The hotel is in a great location, close to the historical heart of Florence but away from the busy and noisy area. Alessio and Asumi are gracious, kind and accomodating hosts, always willing to help. We stayed in a huge bedroom, with a shared bathroom. The bedroom was spacious.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

I stayed by myself in this delightful small hotel, located between the Ponte Vecchio and Ponte Santa Trinita. The street it's on--Borgo S. Apostoli--is one which radiates from the Piazza Santa Trinita . . . a lovely, narrow, winding street lined with a variety of interesting shops and restaurants. The owners, Alessio and Asumi, speak fluent English and Japanese, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I've been staying in this charming, wonderful hotel for 10 years. Owners, Alessio and Asumi, are fantastic. You will be treated just as if you were visiting familty. They speak English as well as Japanese. They can, if you want, give you suggestions of places to visit and local events. The entire hotel is sparkling clean. The beds are super... More

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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*
Number of rooms: 8
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