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Althea Rooms

Via delle Caldaie 25, 50125 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #232 of 508 Florence B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Glenville, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Althea Rooms three nights. The price was reasonable, and the room clean and well maintained. I had accidentally booked only two nights, but the staff was very gracious when I stayed the third. On check-in, I was provided with a map of Florence, and Antonio found the address where my friends were staying and marked that,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

i am an experienced world traveler of mature years, picky on hotels (but not overly so), who does much advance research on my travels, including the accommodations, and therefore is rarely really disappointed in them. the althea rooms is for the traveler who doesn't want to spend so much for a rooom in florence, but wants a good clean friendly... More

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Port Washington, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I loved my 7 night stay at Althea Rooms in Florence. It was very clean. In a perfect part of town just a short walk from everything yet, on a quiet street. The staff was extremely friendly. It was a cute apartment type of room. The bed was comfortable with a desk and computer. It had a home feel to... More

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Bucharest
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I am sorry but I have nothing good to say about this place, except the location, which is filthy form the people who run it to the actual place itself: 1. First of all the scam performed by the lady which administers the place, and which also appear in one of their website picture, was really miserable. I called the... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

The host at these apartments could not have been more helpful. The location just off Piazza San Spirito is ideal for access to everything south of the river. We were provided with excellent recommendations for tradional restaurants. We were particularly impressed with Tamero I'm the Pizza San Spirito. We all loved this venue.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

These apartments are in a perfect location. Just out of the main tourist areas but still within two minutes of restaurants the palace and 6 or so minutes walk to the Ponte Vecchio. There is secure parking about 5 minutes away to which you will be directed on arrival. The proprietors are fabulous and the rooms comfortable and full of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I stayed at Althea rooms for 3 nights during my stay at Florence with 2 of my friends. The owner was very helpful and gave us helpful advice on directions and restaurants. The room was comfortable, clean, new, and decorated. The availability of air-con and Wi-Fi were appreciated especially when it's summer in Italy! It's a quiet neighbourhood and everything... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

My fiancée and I discovered Althea rooms from a review here on T.A. So glad we decided to stay here - the owner was so helpful, giving us helpful tips and restaurants in the area upon our arrival. It's in a great neighbourhood away from most of the touristy stuff on a quiet side-street. It was only a 10 minute... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Still here :) Well, hotel is very small. Actually it's just a ~5 rooms at one floor. Clean, quite, not far from the center (10 min). Hotel manager is a great guy. He recomended a lot of nice places to see, shared books/guides for Florence, recomended very good restaurants nearby, shared his mobile phone in case we need his assistance.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

Santo Spirito is a great neighborhood, and this location is perfect. We saw more locals than turists. Clean and comfortable... A great value. Very close to pitti palace, boboli gardens, and the specola museum- all must sees.

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Address: Via delle Caldaie 25, 50125 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
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Althea is located in the lively district named “ Santo Spirito “ in the historical area of Florence; Santo Spirito is part of the Oltrarno and is known for its high concentration of art galleries, artisan workshops and antique dealers.The rooms are equipped with: private bath, heater, air conditioning unit, telephone, refrigerator, color TV, safe box and free internet access.We provide our guests with keys to all entrances to allow for complete independence during their stay in Florence.American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Diners are welcome.To guarantee the booking of a room we require a credit card number and date of expiration. Cancellation policy: 48 hours before the date of arrival without any penalty.The location of Althea in the heart of Florence will provide easy access to all museums and to convenient public transportation.The parking “ Oltrarno “ at Porta Romana, a 5-minute walk from Althea, is advised for visitors who arrive by car. ... more   less 
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