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“Can not describe my feeling in 1865 in a word, never ever great experience!!!” 5 of 5 stars
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1865 Residenza d'epoca
Via Farini, 12 | Firenze, 50121 Florence, Italy   |  
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Ranked #1 of 508 Florence B&B and Inns
Beijing, China
1 review
“Can not describe my feeling in 1865 in a word, never ever great experience!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Elegant,artistic and extraordinary comfortable room, better than most of 5-star hotels I have lived in the world. Fantastic and noble feeling starts from your entering into this building.The boss is very hospitality and helpful, his recommendation to the sightseeing and restaurant can not be missed! I am travel alone, but feel quite warm and safe in 1865. More than imagination, the hotel has a sunny and artistic living room, which provides 24-hour coffee, fruit, croissant, cake, Martini and several kinds of Twinnings tea with no charge,you can take it anytime if you like ,which is like family. And can you imagine the boss cooked the breakfast for each host for the food they like?quite special experience!
I have recommend it to all my friends, 1865 is my unmatched choice in Florence.

Room Tip: The best hotel I have ever lived.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

My daughter and I spent a wonderful 5 days in this beautiful bed and breakfast.Our room was very spacious and we so enjoyed staring at the amazing fresco ceiling.It is situated in a quiet residential area,which is appreciated after a busy day exploring the wonderful city of Florence.The breakfast are delicious and my daughter and I slept in on several mornings and and were accommodated with breakfast when we got up not expected but certainly appreciated.I highly recommend this beautiful place to stay and enjoy everything that is Florence.
Morgan and Vicki

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

This small hotell 5, rooms, were a very pleasant experience. The owner didn't what to do the best for us in the stay, and the full service was available all the time. We felt like home. A small distance to walk to the city centre, but not more than a good stroll.
A highly recommendable place to stay.

Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Michel and Cynthia received us warmly and made us feel at home in their elegant establishment. Breakfast was something to look forward to and we ate with such gusto and relished everything that was offered to us. The dining room was so elegant and so was the setting of the dining table. Indeed, one must take seriously suggestions by Michel on where to dine and what sights to see. AquaCotta is a small family restaurant that is within a very short walking distance with reasonable prices and a varied menu. We loved the cuisine so much that we returned repeatedly. Service was excellent too.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

First and foremost we have to say that the hospitality we received before and once we had arrived was second to none.

The decor and thought that has gone into creating 1865 Residenza d'epoca is unbelievable and you really feel you are part of renaissance Florence. Its perfectly placed for all amenities and prior to exploring Florence each day we started with a wonderful breakfast prepared by Michel. This beats staying at any hotel not only because it is wonderfully designed but the service we received we have only ever experienced in a small number of very exclusive hotels where we have paid triple the price per night!

If you're visiting Florence this place is a must. If we could give it more than 5 stars we would ..

Nathan and Jess

Room Tip: Every room has its own identity and very special in its own right.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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Mechelen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

A completely different approach than a hotel: more bed and breakfast experience but so personalised and unique.
The rooms are absolutely fabulous and please listen to all the tips that the owners give you (restaurants, things to know about Florence, travel tips,...)
We will surely go again there and recommend it very strongly!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

Staying in 1865 is a fantastic memory. Michel and Cynthia are the best host. They provide the best advice and nice service during our vacation in Firenze. Definitely I will choose 1865 again for the next Firenze trip!

  • Stayed February 2013
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Address: Via Farini, 12 | Firenze, 50121 Florence, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites
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Ranked #1 of 508 B&Bs / Inns in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An exclusive new guesthouse, 1865, with 5 luxurious bedrooms, has just opened in a historic building in a residential part of central Florence. Precious design elements combined with period features create an atmosphere of great charm and elegance.Each room is individually designed and furnished, and has a luxurious travertine bathroom, LCD television, air conditioning, free wi-fi. The mattresses, bed linen, bathrobes, and personal toiletries are of first quality, and all made locally in Tuscany. ... more   less 
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