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Althea Rooms

Via delle Caldaie 25, 50125 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #215 of 516 Florence B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is located on the "other side" of the Arno in Florence but don't be concerned, everything is within walking distance in Florence. You're right next to the sprawling Pitti Palace, about 5 minutes walk to the Arno and the start Florence's shopping district and maybe 10 minutes to the Uffizi. The room itself was clean and the beds... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is tucked away in a small alley near Pitti Palace and Boboli Gardens (5 minutes by foot). In fact Florence is not a big city, during my stay I walked from the hotel to all the attractions and only had to catch a bus when carrying my luggage from/to the train station. The room was clean, comfortable and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed there for 3 nights. First, the manager was very pleasant, showed all good restaurants and sights. The location is great. The only bad thing was that the fridge is actually a freezer so our food was iced.

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Glenville, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

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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washington, dc
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151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
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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5 helpful votes 5 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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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Address: Via delle Caldaie 25, 50125 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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