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Tourist House

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   via della Scala 1, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #237 of 459 hotels in Florence
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I was on a solo four week trip over northern Italy and Florence was my second stop. The hotel was 5 minutes walk from the train station and at least 5 minutes to the closest tourist spot (Duomo and Arno River are just 5 minutes walk). Lots of restaurants, coffee shops, pizzerias, convenience stores in the area. Location is great.... More

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We stayed here for 1 night on the second leg of our trip. Located close to the train station. Within walking distance to main attractions. The room was very large and clean, although there was a bit of a stuffy smell. Continental breakfast was not that great. Overall, decent hotel for budget price.

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Paris, France
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123 reviews 123 reviews
73 hotel reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The hotel is located in an old Toscan building, with double colorful shutters, like you will see many in Florence. It is 5 min. away from the train station and 10 minutes walk from most sites (Accademia, Uffizi, Duomo) which is very convenient for visiting all day long. It has free Wi-Fi. The room was clean and staff nice, when... More

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Bundaberg, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

This is not a "Bells and Whistles" hotel. Rather it provides neat, basic accommodation in a very central location. The rooms are of a reasonable side and quite comfortable. Although a jug/kettle would have been appreciated. Staff are very helpful and run through the basics of the room. Continental breakfast is included from 7am at the downstairs eatery. Easy walk... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I brought a group of US university students to Florence for a few nights, and we stayed at this hotel. I am staying on for a couple more nights after they've gone, and I couldn't be happier to be here. This is not a hotel where you can call the desk and have someone come fluff your pillows. But it's... More

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London, Canada
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38 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

I travelled throughout Italy with my daughter using primarily rail as our main transportation. This guest house was fairly reasonably priced, and approximately 600-700 meters from the train station which is good because we typically have a heavy pack to carry. We walked to the accomodation easily, although, it was not the easiest to find. There are no lifts, so... More

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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Arrived on their doorstep after our first hotel reservation with a hotel on the other side of town ended up a hoax...this place was AWESOME! short walk from the train station, shopping, and dining. My husband and I were back packing and this place had the biggest room we had in any place we stayed in Europe! Breakfast included was... More

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7 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

We only booked this hotel as there was no accomodatino left in Florence. The rooms are very basic but clean. The toilets do not flush properly. The rooms were very noisey - mainly because of people shouting from the nearby hotel pool and bar. There is no breakfast and the recommended place next door is very average. On the plus... More

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10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

Do you want to feel like a local?! Stay in Tourist House! Great location, in front of Duomo, big rooms, helpful staff... Definitelly I will stay there again!!

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Also Known As:
Tourist House Hotel
Tourist House Hotel Florence
Tourist Hotel Florence
Address: via della Scala 1, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
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Ranked #237 of 459 hotels in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Tourist House 2*
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