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Hotel L'Orologio
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza Santa Maria Novella 24, 50123 Florence, Italy   |  
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Ranked #19 of 461 Hotels in Florence
Barcelona, Spain
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10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
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“lets do it simple”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Location: perfect, near station and town center.
Hotel and staff : perfect.
Rooms: clean, comfortable bed,spacious and large bathroom.
Breakfast: very good
Everything is walking distance from this hotel, Duomo, museums etc....

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

Hotel L'O does everything right: the design marries classic architecture features with modern comfort, the location is quiet oasis within the happening piazza, and the staff is attentive and professional. The breakfast room with view of the Santa Maria Nuovella offers a wide variety of choices in a splendid buffet. Most impressive is the cleanliness everywhere in the hotel. Highly recommended.

Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Nivelles, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

This is a quality hotel in the perfect location for touring Florence. Everything is within a short, easy walk, including the main train station. Our room was spacious and clean, including a good-sized bathroom with a rain shower. Our "view" was an alley, but the room was quiet and the bed comfortable. Don't get too excited for the advertised chocolates, as apparantly this is only a winter thing? Also, the maid is intent on keeping her routine regardless of your preferrences. Every day she would throw out both the sink and tub soaps and only replace one, and every day she would move the tissues from the loction I preferred.

All together a very nice, albeit expensive stay. The hotel itself is a bit tricky to find because of extremely small signage so keep a look out for the watch design on the doors.

Room Tip: We specifically asked to be placed away from the breakfast room and had no noise issues whatsoever.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Crown Point, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Amazing hotel with a great location just a block from the train station and overlooking a large peaceful church square. The breakfast buffet on the fourth floor is quite extensive and the views are amazing. Hotel is very clean and ritzy. Employees were friendly and attentive. You won't be disappointed with this little gem!

Room Tip: Had a room overlooking the streets but the windows are well insulated and somewhat soundproof so we...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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seattle,wa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

This is a top notch hotel in a great location in Florence. Everything including the Duomo is withing walking distance and there are plenty of restaurants and shopping nearby. It's also walking distance to the train station. It's situated in a quiet but big piazza. The rooms are fairly big and very comfortable and clean. Nice beds and bedding. The hotel staff was friendly and helpful. They can book museum tickets for you. I would definitely recommend this hotel. It's the perfect place to stay in Florence.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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New Port Richey, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Only stayed one night but were very impressed. The staff is so very welcoming and helpful. They are always ready with GREAT advice about a good restaurant for dinner or where to buy bath salts to enjoy the FABULOUS tub in our bathroom! The beds are comfy and the bathrooms are spacious. The internet is fast & the breakfast buffet is GREAT!

Room Tip: Room 204 has an upstairs balcony sitting room! Bring your bath salts to soak away those sore legs af...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

This was my first trip to Florence and I loved L'Orologio. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. The location is ideal. 5 min walk from train station, just on the Piazza Santa Maria Novella. 3 min walk to the Duomo and San Lorenzo. 10 min walk to the Uffizi and 8-10 min from Academmia. Just wonderful

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Piazza Santa Maria Novella 24, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 461 Hotels in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel L'Orologio 4*
Number of rooms: 49
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
After a careful renovation, HOTEL OROLOGIO**** is a Luxury Contemporary Hotel situated in the heart of one of the most important squares of the historical center of Florence, walking distance from the magnificent artistic attractions in Florence.Completely renovated, the hotel has 49 rooms of various types, some of which offer a wonderful view on the city's main attractions: Piazza Santa Maria Novella, the Medici Chapels and the Dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria ... more   less 
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