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Convitto della Calza

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza Della Calza, 6, 50125 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #201 of 459 hotels in Florence
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013
RichClarke1981 Redhill, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Corrales, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This is a horrible hotel. My husband's conference booked us at this hotel. Trust me it is not even close to three stars as listed. How do I start to list how terrible this place is? The hallways are dark and the rooms have very little light. They are more like cells than rooms. There is no ac this time... More

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Gentile Ospite, sono molto spiacente per il vostro sfortunato soggiorno nella nostra struttura , dove sembra che quasi tutto sia... More

Redhill, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Spent three nights here with my partner and we couldn't really fault it. Staff were very friendly and the rooms (if a little basic) were clean. Breakfast was good with all the stuff you need to fuel up for the day (cereals, croissants, yoghurt, cold meats, tea/coffee etc.). The hotel itself is about a 10 minute walk to the city... More

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Bondi, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Hotel Convitti della Calza is a former monastery & it showed from the minute you arrive at reception. Reception was warm & welcoming, though had very limited english. The first thing that you noticed was the width & size of the corridors they were huge. The room was very spatan with extremely basic furniture just as the monks would have... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

This hotel used to be a monastery and it has a lovely internal garden with cloisters all around. The rooms were very clean, although basic, and the beds were comfortable. It is in a nice area about 15 minutes walk to the Ponte Vecchio. The breakfast was good with fresh croissants, youghurt, fruit, etc and excellent coffee! The only downside... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011

It is a lovely place with a wonderful court yard. The rooms are spartan, but adequate and the whole place is clean. Corridors are very long and tiled, so anyone talking will echo down and could be an issue for light sleepers. Staff are lovely. Breakfast is ok, although we had a few times quite stale croissants/bread. But, and this... More

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NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2008

If you are expecting a four star hotel, it should be up to you to investigate. The accommodations are a half hour walk from the Duomo, 15 minute walk to the Ponte Vecchio, Pitti Palace, etc. Excellent location for exploring. Lovely hotel transformed from a previous monastery complete with painted murals in the courtyard and throughout hotel. Rooms are basic,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2005

The travel agent said this hotel was something to see.... we are still waiting. On a family trip from Oz we were booked here for five nights, on a four star budget. I dont know how the agent got 4 star accom and Cinvitto DC mixed up. The CDC is a conference centre and student accom hotel/hostel. 1 star student... More

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albatrax, Proprietario at Convitto della Calza, responded to this review

Unfortunately the travel agent booked erroneuosly the Convitto as a 4 stars hotel , which CDC is not, being a Holiday House- congress center, with all services compared to a 3 stars hotel. Convitto della Calza is everywhere advertised this way. We do accomodate not only groups , but also individuals and the very large 400 s.m. open-air-spaces (courtyard) ,... More

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Address: Piazza Della Calza, 6, 50125 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
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Ranked #201 of 459 hotels in Florence
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Hotel Class:3 star — Convitto della Calza 3*
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