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Via Faenza 12, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #81 of 203 Specialty lodging in Florence
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Lorenzo and Anna, the owners of Casa Billi, genuinely care about providing a pleasant and comfortable place to stay. As a first time traveler to Europe -- alone, mind you -- I felt like I had instant friends in Florence. The room was exactly what I needed. Comfortable bed, plenty of space, A/C. Shared bathrooms are never ideal, but it's... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I stayed here May 2014. This is not a hotel but a guest house so there is no large signage. I had a little trouble finding it initially but once I did, I couldn't figure out why it was so hard because it's only about a 2 or 3 minute walk from the train station. Once you arrive, you have... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Located on a car-free street midway between the train station and the Duomo (5-7 min walk to each), Casa Billi is quite convenient. It is hard to classify it as a hotel, because the friendly owner/staff is only on site as needed for guest check-in. Our room (#1) was clean, spacious and quite functional. WiFi worked and room was cleaned... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Italian hotels on a budget are always a challenge, but we were immediately impressed by the friendly couple who own this establishment! They were do welcoming, helpful and friendly. We got a great orientation to the hotel, as well as helpful tips for the city. The rooms are small and a little noisy. The shared bathroom was very small.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

A 5 minute walk from the train station, so a good location. The owner was very nice and helpful. Good value for money. Bathroom was shared with other guests but had no problem with that. Only problem we had was taking the suitcases up the stairs (there is an elevator, but not for guest usage). Would recommend.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Booked Casa Billi as a result of having stayed at the Beehive in Rome and using the cross-pollinate resource. The location is good. The desk is not staffed 24 hours. Shared bathroom was ok. Could not access wifi for some reason.

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Dublin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

We booked 3 rooms for 6 people at Casa Billi through Cross-Pollinate.com. First, Cross-Pollinate was a great resource for finding this place and they were very helpful in the booking process. As for Casa Billi: Lorenzo, the owner, was very welcoming and helpful. The rooms are basic, clean and comfortable, each with a small fridge, armoire, and updated bathroom. The... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Hotel is well located to exclude local transportation: 7 minutes’ walk to station, same distance to the Center. It is on 2nd floor of the building. There is no lift for hotel guests. I had room n.1 and this is equipped with good double bad, wardrobe, cooler, air-conditioner, TV and 1 chair. No table. No glasses. No sound proofing around.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

We stayed here in June 2012 and were generally happy with our stay! Check your arrival time as if you arrive after 3pm you will need to let them know (I did via email) as the desk is not manned 24/7. We arrived at 3.30pm and they were fine with this and very friendly. After check in you don't see... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

This is a fantastic hotel to say for budget accomodation. The room was clean and comfortable with air conditioning which is a blessing in summer. The bathroom has been renovated and clean. We had bedroom number four which can be noisy as shares a common wall with the bathroom. Staff are friendly and the location was terrific. Walking distance to... More

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Address: Via Faenza 12, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
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Casa Billi is a cheapest (quality/price) choice centrally located, in Florence, from 1951: Casa BIlli provides private rooms with private or shared bathroom, and apartment.Our rooms provided with conditioner, sat tv, wi fi, heating and much moreCasa Billi is a typical, small guest house, opened year round; so, our check in time starts from 11 to 15 but we can arrange your check in if you write us in time - check in after 19 o'clock are not possible - before must be confirmed by us) ... more   less 
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