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Pensione Bencista

3.0 of 5 Via Benedetto da Maiano, 4, 50014 Fiesole, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Pensione Bensista twice during our recent swing through Tuscany. They had been recommended by separate groups of our friends, one of whom had been coming back here each year for 40 years. The inn, with perhaps 20 rooms, sits on a large beautiful property on the steep slopes of Fiesole, and staying there is like stepping back... More

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Leongatha, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our 2nd visit - just as good as we remembered it from 15 years ago ! Wonderful location with breathtaking views of Florence overlooking the Duomo .Very friendly helpful staff - with a "nothing is too much trouble" attitude .Beautiful antique furniture sets off this fabulous hotel .Family owned and run with emphasis in making you feel at home .Lovely... More

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Newburgh, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Beautiful views of Florence. Welcoming and helpful staff. Good food and wine. Bus (#7) to Florence is a 7 minute vigorous walk away and takes about 20 mins to get to Florence (1.5 euro).. Free parking, although the roads to the hotel and autostrada are narrow and twisty. The owners and staff are terrrific to talk to and get information.... More

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cornwall
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We arrived at Bencista just as a thunder storm was kicking off. The views over Florence were amazing. As this is a small country house hotel we were a little worried about going down to dinner. We both expected to find Poirot sat in the dining room and a blood-curdling scream to interrupt the soup course. However, all was well.... More

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Armidale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stayed for four wonderful nights at the beautiful and enchanting Pensione Bencista... recommended by two different sets of friends and it did not disappoint! The family are charming, the food and wine is amazing and the view is breathtaking, we could not have been happier with our stay here. Travelling with children can sometimes present problems, but not here.... More

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Monroe, Connecticut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

that I'll point out a few shortcomings, but emphasize that they are greatly outweighed by the positive factors other reviewers have already emphasized. 1) the physical plant: grounds, public areas, rooms are charming because of the patina of age & tradition, but nonetheless are in need of some freshening up; 2) the entryway, in large part because of the steep... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is the perfect place for relaxation. The rooms are somewhat basic but there is even a charm in that and only enhanced when you open the shutters to magnificent views and see the walls are some 40-50cms thick - talk about old world. My family of three stayed there for two weeks and to have breakfast each morning on... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We travelled to Florence for a family wedding. We had 2 single rooms, 1 double room and a triple room, the first night 2 of our party ate on the terrace in Bencista, they said their meal was delicious, we had eaten in Florence and said we would join the others for a drink on the terrace, we had just... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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218 reviews 218 reviews
49 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Recommended by friends who have had three generations of family stay here over the years. This is probably the best location in the area for vistas of Florence, with amazing sunsets thrown in. The pensione does not have TV and is designed for total relaxation, although WI-fi signal excellent. The rooms are basic but fit into the nature of the... More

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Hertforshire
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A few years ago we had been up the hill to Fiesole on an open top bus from Florence. We decided it would be a wonderful to stay, to wake up in the morning and see that amazing view and if we were lucky have breakfast on a terrace overlooking the city. This is just what we were able to... More

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Address: Via Benedetto da Maiano, 4, 50014 Fiesole, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Fiesole
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Pensione Bencista 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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Pensione Bencista Fiesole, Province Of Florence, Italy
Pensione Bencista Hotel Fiesole

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