We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 511 Florence B&Bs / inns

Il Giglio GuestHouse

Viale Fratelli Rosselli, 74, 50123 Florence, Italy
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Il Giglio GuestHouse to your Saves list
Il Giglio GuestHouse
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
90%
Ranked #303 of 511 Florence B&B and Inns
A recent review
3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
GRan1950
  • Overview
  • Reviews (50)
  • Photos (20)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (3)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

50 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    30
    15
    3
    2
    0
See reviews for
8
20
8
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A very strange place with no reception , we received an email that gave us a code to enter the building then there were directions of how to get to our room. A very quiet place , with two bathrooms and extremely good wifi which was great , everything was extremely clean and our room was very cosy and had... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Menasha WI
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

My mom and I stayed here together in the room overlooking the busy main street. The noise blocking windows do an excellant job (though you may wish to have ear plugs). The two bathrooms were always SUPER clean and having bidets available after a morning of stickey walking is fantastic. The owners were great -they were unobtrusive but available for... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Oxford, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

The location is quite far from the centre in terms of Florence, but then again in any other city I would be saying it is bery central, so I can't really fault the place there. Unfortunately the air-con only worked in one of the rooms so two of the 5 of us were very hot at night! Also, there was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
44 hotel reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

This charming hostel is contained within a small area. There are about 4 rooms and 2 bathrooms which were cleaned regularly and thoroughly. Our room was quite nice and even had a television, although all the channels are in Italian hehe. The air-con was a bit weak but eventually it kicked in. Breakfast is pre packaged and not great but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

The rooms are basic, but they are clean and reasonably priced. There are two bathrooms, adequate to share with other guests. The best thing about the guesthouse is that it doesn't cost the earth and the 15 minute walk from the historic centre of the city is a good way to work off dinner. Luxurious it isn't. This is fairly... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Geraldton, Australia
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
23 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

You get what you pay for. Very basic, bare esentials. Cold water showers! Mini kitchen with cooking facilities/fridge inside a cupboard. Included breakfast is prepacked. Two bathrooms/toilets to share-should be time limit to allow for guests that are inconsiderate! A word of warning-if you wash out your clothes and you are in a backroom, beware of hanging them on the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

Staff was very helpful. Room was clean. Great value.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

The nice thing about this place is the location. It's right next to the train station. There isn't any 24 reception. And it's more of the basic hotel. I imagine hostels to be more of a social atmosphere, but there is no common gathering place. It's just the rooms and the bathrooms. The nice thing about it was tour of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Frosinone, Lazio, Italy
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

A very nice, clean and all-equipped room close to the main station and to the center of the city. You can reach historical place in Just 10 minutes or a bit more by walk. But the strongest point is the owner and the staff, kind, polite and easy going, that will make you feel as in your home. We suggest... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

Room was charming and so was the staff. Near the train station. We went almost everywhere by foot. Lots of helpful tips from the staff (where to go, eat, etc.) Will definitely go there again!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Il Giglio GuestHouse, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Il Giglio GuestHouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Il Giglio GuestHouse

Address: Viale Fratelli Rosselli, 74, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld, Booking.com, Priceline and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your Il Giglio GuestHouse reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

20 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (14)
Viewed
Room/suite (6)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (7)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Florence with
any amenities

Amenities

Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dear traveler, welcome to il giglioguesthouse in florence!'we won't check you in, but make you feel at home!'Position!In the heart of florence (5 - 10 min walk from major sights, such as duomo, palazzo vecchio ...), right next to the main railway station santa maria novella (5 min on foot) and next to the fortezza da basso!Rooms!Cheap rates will offer you clean, comfortable and safe rooms, where you can safely store your luggage for free in the corridor in cases of an early arrival or late check-out! ... more   less 
Number of rooms
4

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Il Giglio GuestHouse staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer