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Villa Aurora Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza Mino 39, 50014 Fiesole, Italy
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Ranked #10 of 11 hotels in Fiesole
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013
Peter R London, England, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Beautiful property that has seen better days. Good location but not well cared for. Water damage everywhere, threadbare carpets. Mattress needs replacement. Front desk clerk helpful but so brisk that comes off as almost rude.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

From the exterior, it seems that the building is crumbling. Queen Victoria stayed here and although the bathroom in our room had been renovated, one felt that there was an understandable reluctance to alter the delicate hand-painted decorations in the room. (We had room 31 - with a four poster bed, balcony and the most memorable views over Florence and... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

After travelling 15 hours from the US. We are greeted by an older woman with dark brown hair at the front desk(forgot her name). She quietly checks us in the hotel without asking us if there is anything that we need and points to the stairs to tell us our room is on the 2nd floor as her English is... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Hotel in center of Fiesole. Faded glory - nice, charming (must have been fantastic 100 years ago)but worne out and in general up for renovation, although the bathrooms in our rooms had been renovated. Noisy arico. Basic breakfast. Uninspiring, awkwardly located swimming pool with 5 (!) loungers but no towels for swimming. Free parking.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Had a standard room with close view of neighbours bathroom Room was arranged thru SIT in Australia which allowing for exchange rate was A$80-00 more. Hotel is only two star at best. Photos you see online are at least 10 years old and really mislead in all areas.Rooms are dark and have musty smell. Stayed 4 nights but would have... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

We did not stay but we had a great meal .. Excellent food my faborite was octopus lasagne , great view over Florence , the wine was superb as well, all freshly cooked and service was very good , we sat outside in sunshine , the hotel looked quite old and maybe could do with some updating but the food... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

A beautiful Hotel with very friendly staff who will cater for your every need, a quite basic room but the Hotel feels very comfortable and relaxed, family orientated. The food in the restaurant was excellent and reasonably priced with a free fresh breakfast every morning. A complimentary bar in the room plus shampoo's and soaps to go with it. Large... More

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

When I must host a guest or myself I prefer the fresh air above the trees over the hills below Fiesole and a view over and above the cesspool of polluted and overpopulated Florence and its mundane tourism way below. In keeping with historical customs of elite European Nobility, Villa Aurora offers a 19th century terrace and swimming pool, greenery,... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We stayed for five nights recently at the Villa Aurora Hotel in Fiesole. Our room was very lovely with a terrace overlooking the city of Florence. We have stayed here before but the first time the room was very ordinary, this time we were not disappointed. There is a convenient bus that stops in front of the hotel on a... More

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swindon
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

I had some problems with a credit card deduction before our arrival and told the very pleasant receptionist ,Eliza. who spoke to the manager or owner and were upgraded to room 31 ,THE ROOM, overlooking Florence and the duomo.The second female receptionist was surly and argumenative and didnt apologise when proved wrong.All the staff except for previous comment were excellent,polite... More

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Address: Piazza Mino 39, 50014 Fiesole, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Fiesole
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Aurora Hotel 4*
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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An historical villa. 24 elegant rooms, restaurant. Marvellous view to Florence. ... more   less 
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