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Hotel Donatello

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza Indipendenza 23, 50129 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #349 of 459 hotels in Florence
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

This is one of those few hotels that make you feel in a film. Not a romantic or luxurious film, I'm talking more of films like Psycho and The Shining... Please don't misunderstand me. There's not specifically wrong with the hotel. On the contrary! The staff is nice, the rooms are ok, the breakfast is fine, the location is great.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This was my very first European trip and I was disappointed in the whole experience, starting with this hotel. When I first arrived the room was not ready. So we had to wait and it was cold, we were served breads and coffee, while we waited. I didnt know elevators could be so small ( 2 people,2 suitcases) only. couldn't... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

My hubby and I just returned from Europe which included a few days in Florence. Although Florence is a great place to visit Hotel Donatello is "just ok". It was clean, which is a real plus, but I felt nickel and dimed. Pay to use the safe, pay to use the internet, pay for the continental breakfast. The staff was... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Bad services/internet access with extras tax/desktop computer with extras tax/without parking/the bed is not comfortable -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Ankara, Turkey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

The concept of the room is over average, the bathroom was clean. Hotel has a strange architecture. Two buildings are connected and to pass to the other building you need to make a strange movement like going upstairs and downstairs again. The breakfast was bad and the service was poor. We had to spend a serious effort to find a... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Europe is an amazing place to visit but hotels are often tiny, rustic and expensive. I wheeled my suitcase from the train station and was pleasantly surprised to find such a fine hotel in Florence: well cared for, modern but filled with Old World charm, including a dome ceiling and fresco in our room! Apparently each room is different and... More

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Chicago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Won’t return here again, next time we will find somewhere else to stay. Nothing really bad about this place and nothing really good. It’s a 15 minute walk from train station to hotel. The walk can be a bit challenging because the streets of Florence are really narrow in some places. The hotel is just walk minutes from the all... More

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Dublin Ireland
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This hotel has a great location on Piazza Independenzia, which gives a nice open feel to it. Rooms are spacious and are well looked after. Breakfast is more than adequate with a great selection of food. Reception staff are really helpful. We enjoyed our stay and will be back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

This was booked for us through AAA. I must say it was very centrally located, but the service at the front desk not so good. The lady who is there most of the time not friendly and at times was rude. Room was nice and clean, even though I had read some scary stories, Even good size for European standards.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013 via mobile

Our initial introduction to the hotel was with an impatient lady at reception waving her hands about and complaining while we were getting our booking sheet out of our bag, VERY RUDE!! This happened with no greeting and within about 5 seconds of us walking into the hotel. The walls are very thin so you hear everything that people do... More

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Also Known As:
Donatello Hotel Florence
Address: Piazza Indipendenza 23, 50129 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #349 of 459 hotels in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Donatello 3*
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