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Villa Florence

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225 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay and the service was awesome. The room was a bit small, but the bed was comfortable, the furniture and carpet was stylish. The bathroom was well designed and period respective. We especially liked the 60" Smart TV. This location is awesome for shopping and there are several tasty restaurants in the surroundings. The staff was helpful... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not the cheapest of accommodations, and the price for a family suite ( 2 adults and two kids) was awfully expensive when compared to European prices (well over 300 USD per night) , especially when considering the fact that breakfast was not included. Décor is not the most up-to-date either. Having said that, it is very centrally located, right on... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whilst this hotel is in a great location being close to Union Sq it is in need of a refurbishment. Rooms are large but no views. No tray refill one day. Windows were dirty. Lacks maintenance. Great lobby

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43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We needed a place to stay before leaving California after a longish holiday. The room was very comfortable and modern. The desk clerk asked us if we wanted a quieter room or a better view. We chose the quiet and had a great sleep. The windows open to a shaft/ or alley but I liked getting real fresh air. The... More 

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Christine S, Manager at Villa Florence, responded to this review

Dear Goplacesfromhere, We're so glad to hear how much you enjoyed the last part of your holiday while staying with us! We too, wish you could have stayed longer!! However, we hope that you'll return and visit us again soon! Best, Christine and the Villa Florence team More 

San Marcos, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently spent two evening, they are perfectly located to transportation, shopping and restaurants. But the rooms are pitifully small and Hotel still uses remote noisy air conditioners that are impossible to control. Your either freezing or having a heat stroke. Great beds, sheets, pillows and clean a big must for our family. Again room and baths just way to small... More 

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Christine S, Manager at Villa Florence, responded to this review

Dear Dave A, Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your recent stay with us. I'd love to know a bit more so that we can address the A/C unit..... please know that we have a variety of room types which range in sizes and layouts---it's always best to call the hotel to book directly so... More 

Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to take this hotel late as a previous booking we made elsewhere was bounced. Given the circumstances, we did OK. The staff are very friendly, the public areas are very nice, but the rooms are a bit tired - esp. the bathrooms. Sleep was a little difficult, as the air con sounds a bit like a 1950's aeroplane.... More 

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Christine S, Manager at Villa Florence, responded to this review

Dear Lisa K, Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your recent stay with us. While we're glad you enjoyed the location and our hotel's staff, we do wish that your stay would have been more comfortable. Please know we are in the process of various upgrades to the bathrooms and would love for you to... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this hotel. Have been coming here while I attend trade shows forever. Even brought my guy here for a fun vacation. Everyone here tries to make your stay a good one, and the restaurant Kuletos is wonderful . I always bring my employees here for dinner she on business

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Christine S, Manager at Villa Florence, responded to this review

Dear Susan F, There is no higher honor for us than a guest who continues to return and helps spread the word about their experience, so thank you very much for this! We always look forward to your visits and look forward to welcoming you back very soon! Best, Christine and the Villa Florence team More 

Denver
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Villa Florence is a beautiful hotel just off of Union Square. The room was comfortable and spacious with a high quality mattress and linens. We had a suite with a small living room containing a sofa sleeper which we used for our children. The location couldn't be more perfect to access everything that San Francisco has to offer. You are... More 

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Christine S, Manager at Villa Florence, responded to this review

Dear Lonetreetraveler, What a wonderful review! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and we're so thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed both the hotel and our location! Please come back and see us again soon! Best, Christine and the Villa Florence team More 

Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff all round was friendly and accommodating. The location was ideal to walk to several locations, shopping in particular. The room was very clean and nicely decorated. We had problems with wifi and was moved the second night to another room which was much larger than the first. The basic double room is very small for a family with... More 

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Christine S, Manager at Villa Florence, responded to this review

Dear Toni K, I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us! Thank you for the wonderful feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon! Best, Christine and the Villa Florence team More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and very reasonably-priced. Rooms are fairly small but well-equipped and the beds are great. Very friendly and efficient staff. Nice restaurant and bar. In immediate vicinity of Union Square and Westfield and the cable car stop. Would go back.

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Christine S, Manager at Villa Florence, responded to this review

Dear SurreyJT, Thank you for taking the time to share feedback and a photo of your recent visit with us! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit as well as our wonderful location! Please come back and see us again soon! Best, Christine and the Villa Florence team More 

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