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Faenza 63, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #37 of 206 Specialty lodging in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First the positives: Very near to the station. Clean and tidy. We stayed in a very small room, however the big window made things a little better. there was no AC but a ceiling fan. The rooms are on the top floor and the steps are very steep, good for only young guests. The bathroom was shared but was clean... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Hostel is tucked in a street approximately 200 metres away from Santa Maria Novella train station. You need to confirm your arrival time as the staff are not operating around the clock. Upon arrival we pressed the doorbell on the main door but was not opened. We had to phone them to get. B&B is located on the top floor... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Florence is amazing and this was a great place to stay while we explored the city. Just 10 mins walk from the Duomo. Although it is on the 3rd story so you have to walk up some stairs to get to it! Clean and tidy. Lovely rooms. There is a small kitchen area that has a fridge and a hob.... More

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in June. The hostel isn't manned 24 hours a day, so they ask your arrival time before you come, but we arrived at lunch time. There was a little note on the door saying 'back in 5 minutes' ... it was more like 35 minutes but for us having a little wait isn't an issue.... More

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Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed here while in Florence and it was one of the best B&B's. We had a shared bathroom which we never had any problems with and the most comfortable bed we had on our trip to Italy! Had great accommodations - ie the kitchen that was available. The owner was very accommodating and helpful. Loved the location as we... More

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Nootdorp, Nederland
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Great hostel/Guesthouse. Clean, friendly staf and in the center of Florence. There is no elevator so you must walk with your luggage six stairs. For us it wasn't a problem. You van use the kitchen, washing machine ect.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Stayed here with 3 others in summer 2013. Great place very friendly host. Very clean, tea and coffee as you wish,nice little kitchen, great location. Florence is so beautiful had no idea what to expect defiantly worth a visit. No sure how much there is to do on longer visits, we only stayed a few nights and it was just... More

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Bellingham, Washington
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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

We were so pleasantly surprised with how lovely this place is! It is just as it looks in the pictures. Since the price is so reasonable, I was expecting it to be just ok. But, we absolutely love this place! Could not imagine a better value in all of Florence! Close to the train station and all major sites of... More

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12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I stayed at Il Ghiro in December 2013 with my 3 children in the quad bedroom. We were welcomed by the lovely Paola who tried to lug our heavy backpacks up all the flights of stairs :). She then proceeded to give us all the tips on what to visit, where to eat and how to get there in Florence,... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The room was very average... space was ok but the room had alot of issues in it and they told us they were fixing something in it. Bathroom was ok. A bit tight. Great location 5 minutes to station and to duomo.

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Address: Faenza 63, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
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Il Ghiro is a small Guesthouse just two blocks from the Railway Station of Santa Maria Novella and one from S.Lorenzo market , in a quiet pedestrian street.Credit cards accepted , free luggage storage on arrival and departure. Free WI-FI in the rooms and one PC at your disposal in the lounge, 24/7. Kitchen facilities, coffee maker and water kettle included. TV- DVD SAT in every room and air-conditioning in the ensuite rooms. Laundry available. Complimentary coffee & tea . ... more   less 
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