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“Oven” 4 of 5 stars
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Nilhotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Barsanti 27, 50127, Florence, Italy   |  
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Ranked #202 of 418 Hotels in Florence
Taguig City, Philippines
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62 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Oven”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Stayed here for a night. Room and toilet were nice, modern, large, and wifi is available in rooms. Blinds for the window was a little weird (modern weird) but I don't have any problems with it but the room felt like an oven! I went to the reception and asked about the airconditioner but he said they don't turn it on until the summer. Seriously? Even if it's 30C outside? Don't they give exceptions to that? Totally uncalled for. The room felt like a sauna the whole night even with the windows open the whole night. Dinner and breakfast were also terrible. In fact, our dinner was one of the worst meals I had in Europe.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Nil Hotel is elegant and easily reachable by all transportation. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Ideal both for business and relaxation. There is free wi-fi and it is quite close to the airport. Had a lovely stay!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Springfield, Illinois
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This hotel was a one night stop on an Italian tour. The room was very nice and large. Front desk staff was friendly and helpful. The room had a balcony with a view of an industrial site- not good. The breakfast was poor.. If you are in for business or one night it would be ok but I recommend staying closer to city center if wanting to get a great Florentine experience.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Budapest, Hungary
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235 reviews
177 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

this hotel is located only 7 minutes from the airport. They say its 4 star....i would go for 3+ at max

its a rather big hotel. More like an airport hotel then anything else.

Rooms are spacious. Bathroom looks rather basic.

Internet is free and fast

Breakfast is OK

Location is the worst. Not to be used for a quick city break.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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2 Thank GPeto
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Bury, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

On arrival the area surrounding the hotel isn't so appealing. The hotel is inside its own gated grounds with good parking facilities & pleasant outside seating areas. It's adjacent to GE/Nuovo Pignone which for me was great but close to the airport & Florence so perfect.
The hotel is big with 7 floors figuring the room numbers wasn't the simplest thing 'odds & evens' but fine once sorted.
The style is very late 80's but that shouldn't detract, the hotel is very clean & well maintained. Staff are excellent, friendly, courteous and helpful. The room was fairly large with a firm bed, it included a safe & a mini bar which they also invited you to put your own things if you wanted. Bathroom was fine with a good shower, window shutters & aircon kept the room cool.
Breakfast was great with lots of choice cereal, fruit, meats, cheese even scrambled egg & bacon
Things they don't tell you:- wifi is extended to the rooms & is fast enough for Skype or FaceTime, the hotel has a small gym in the basement & the meeting facilities are good. Taxi to the airport or Florence is about 14€ if you book at the hotel specify if you want to pay by card as not all taxis take them.

Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here on a two day business trip in early May. Basically the hotel is large, with nineties decor, and very little intrinsic charm. A favourite with coach tours to Florence.

The staff are very friendly, and given how busy breakfast gets at peak times (I.e. When the coach parties group to feed) the food on offer is if a good standard.

The bedroom walls however are paper thin, the floors marble, so you are unlikely be able to get to sleep whilst anyone else within 2 rooms is still awake! Quality sleep is my principle ask of a hotel, thus my low score.



Stayed May 2014
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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We have stayed in mid april 2014 and were very satisfied. The rooms are large and comfortable. Parking is on site. The breakfast was very rich and fresh. We travelled here in our trip in Italy. If you come accross by car it is very comfortable as you can access Michaelangelo Plaza in 20-25 minutes and then head to the city center by foot. Very recommended!

Room Tip: Very recomended if you visit Florence by car. The hotel is modern, clean and nice stay is guaranteed...
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about Nilhotel

Address: Via Barsanti 27, 50127, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #202 of 418 Hotels in Florence
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Hotel Class:4 star — Nilhotel 4*
Number of rooms: 246
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
NILHOTEL was built in January 2009. It’s a modern 4 stars hotel with all facilities: meeting rooms, restaurant, American bar, garage and a private parking, high speed internet access, an internet point and the WI-FI connection in all the common areas. ... more   less 
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