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Porcellino Gallery

Piazza del Mercato Nuovo, 4, 50123 Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Porcellino gallery is one of the best boutique hotel/b&b i stayed in.First of all the location,one of the most popular little market square in Florence,full of character and amazing atmosphere.The entrance of the b&b is a little door in the corner just a few steps away from the porcellino's statue. As soon as you enter you will know why this... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Really nice boutique hotel with extremely friendly owners and staff. We loved the breakfast and trying the (free) wine from the vineyard they own. Our room was nicely decorated and it has an amazing location by the square with the famous il porcellino boar. Brilliantly located for the galleries of Florence. The only potential criticism is the location is almost... More

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Maryland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Beautiful five room hotel in a perfect location in the middle of downtown Florence, steps from everything. No elevator, so rooms all rooms are two floors up from the street. Room was beautifully decorated, staff was great, wifi, etc. The only downside is the noise. It was noisy late some evenings and then some mornings as the vendors set up... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

The Porcellino is right on the Nouvo Market square and just outside the Porcellino statue. It's location is very central in the old town with no piazza or main site more than 15 minutes walk away. The staff are very friendly and cannot do enough for you, especially Mariella. Breakfast is always fresh and laid for you, based on a... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I stayed in this lovely boutique hotel for a couple of nights last June. The location is great, very central, in the heart of the Centro Storico, close to the main sights in Florence. The room was very cosy, the service extremely friendly and helpful. A good breakfast is served in the salon, with fresh fruit salad, pastries, etc. Every... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I can't say enough about this beautiful boutique hotel. The management is extremely accommodating and friendly. The rooms are super clean and immaculately taken care of. The location could not be more central and perfect. The decor is stunning and a work of art. From the first day until the last, I was gleaming with joy because I could not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I stayed here for two dates in Florence. It was close to everything....shopping, restaurants, site seeing, museums. There are only five rooms so it us very intimate. There's no elevator but staff will schlep your bags for you. Be advised that it may be difficult to find as it is a small place and the busy market is right in... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

DO NOT STAY HERE. I have no idea how this place gets positive reviews. Nice as the rooms and location may be you will find it IMPOSSIBLE to get any sleep here. The windows overlook a street filled with restaurants rowdy til late at night and somewhere else nearby playing music with a thumping bass. I always travel with bionic... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This is a beautiful place right in de centre of town. Within only a few minutes you're everywhere!! We stayed in one of the rooms looking at the market. Great view!! Nice gallery room. They serve a real nice breakfast en have a Happy Hour with wine and snacks. The staff is great. They are willing to do everything for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We had a lovely time in Florence and enjoyed our stay at this quirky place in a central location. The room and view were great. There were some very special touches like the offer of a glass of local wine. Breakfast was served in the lounge. LJ was so helpful and appeared to work very hard to help guests. I... More

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Address: Piazza del Mercato Nuovo, 4, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Also Known As:
Il Porcellino Florence
Il Porcellino Hotel Florence

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#76 Business Hotel in Florence
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Handily placed in the heart of Florence amidst world famous attractions, the Hotel Il Porcellino is the perfect base from which to explore the city and its rich artistic heritage. Set in Piazza del Porcellino, an attractive square featuring a wild boar fountain, this small yet welcoming property is within easy reach of the Uffizi Gallery, the Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti and Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral. The hotel offers finely appointed bedrooms, a superb location and above all a homely atmosphere coupled with friendly and attentive service. ... more   less 
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