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Casa Howard Guest Houses

Via della Scala 18, 50123 Florence, Italy
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

다섯달전 예약하면서도 피렌체에 다른같은급이 조식포함 10만원정도일때 룸온리 15만원에 예약했습니다. 다른데보다 비싸서 좋길바랬는데 절대 자지 마세요 제일기본방 예약했더니 다락방같고 빛도 안통하는 골방 에서 반지하방 같은 방이던군요 돈을더내고다른방 없냐해도 만실이라그러고 정말 비추. 화가날정도의 호텔입니다. This hotel was little expensive than other same grade hotel even excluding breakfast. i booked 4month ago but Hotel assigned a room very tiny and dark room. Rate... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This hotel was a great find, it was a easy 5 minute walk from the station with our bags and then a comfortable walk onto explore all the other attractions of Florence. There was a wide range of restraunts within a few minutes walk on the same street with a cafe across the road that had great coffee and pastries.... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A most inspiring accommodation, located just round the corner from Piazza Santa Maria Novella, minutes from the station. The accommodation is run by staff that is very helpful and welcoming. The house is clean and well kept. We stayed in the Fireplace room that is large, beautifully decorated and has a large bathroom with free standing bath and Officina Santa... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Casa Howard is an interesting hotel. Really different from the norm, but a nice place to stay. Very affordable option in the historic area, and most sites are walkable. Only complaint is that the hotel's air conditioning system had not been turned on due to the time of the year. Slept with windows open, and mosquitoes swarmed the room. Left... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We couldn't have asked for a better price/quality relation. Not in Florence, not elsewhere in the world for that matter. We booked Casa Horward the night before we got there and we were very lucky because it was at a very low rate. On top of that they gave us an upgrade and we stayed on a gigantic room. I... More 

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Bronxville, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Used to be a private casa but now a guest house. A little funky at first, but very stylish and gracious and friendly and warm. The couple, the Howards, have another b&b in Rome, and really know what they're doing. The staff is amazing (been with the family for decades) and go out of their way to make you at... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We stayed at Casa Howard for a few nights, in the "hidden room". The room and entire place is spotless, the staff are friendly, and the location is ideal. We would have no problem recommending to friends and family to stay here if they came to Florence.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I styaed two nights at the hidden room, which is perfect for a couple, romantic, with a king size bed, the shower inside the room, and erotic pictures. Clean, great treatment, has a nespresso coffe machine you can use all the time, tea in the room. The staff is wonderful and helpful. Location is excelent, is close to the station... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

It was our 2nd trip to Florence but this time with friends. We stayed for four nights and our friends for two nights. It was my first ever stay in a Guest House and I wasn't sure what to expect. So I also having no other guest houses to compare against. We opted for the Black & White room which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I stayed here solo for 4 nights in March. Note that I was in the garden room, which is on the ground floor next to the owner's studio. Plus/minus points were: + great location. 2 min from Santa Maria Novella, 5 min from station, 10 min to central market, Cathedral, Ponte Vecchio. + good price. + fairly quiet. + good... More 

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Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the majority of the people arriving in Florence, which might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists come across the constant hustle and bustle of the station before exiting, taking a few steps and stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It is impossible not to admire the the square, housing one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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