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San Giorgio e Olimpic
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via St. Antonino 3, 50123 Florence, Italy   |  
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Ranked #241 of 460 Hotels in Florence
Brisbane, Australia
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“budget - good location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This hotel is very good located. Walking distance to train station and bus stop and numerous attractions. Go for a walk up and down the narrow streets. Not too much noise. Bathroom needs updating. Value for money.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Loved it for the location- enough said- it was perfect! Literal 5 minutes from station then 5 minutes to centre of Firenze.

Offers breakfast which is good enough! The entrance is old style but very comfortable. The whole hotel had a cosy, at home feeling. Reception was friendly and welcoming, though we waited a bit for our room to be prepared at 2pm.

The room was spacious enough for three people and air con was really nice for summer.

Stayed July 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The location of the hotel is excellent nearby to the central station of Florence. The Town's center duomo is 10 min. away on foot. This is an old building like everywhere else in Florence but well renovated. The room was big enough very well furnished and clean. To the upper stores there are rooms with view. Also there is a convenient lounge. Excellent wi fi connection into the room. The only we did not like was the breakfast. It should be better.

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Bethesda, MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Pros: location near tourist sights and train station if planning to ride rails often with florence as home base. Our room was surprisingly a good size, don't know if that's same for all. Breakfast coffee was good. Cons: Bathroom was small and toilet flushing was a challenge. Dragging bags around step filled 5th floor was fun. Getting coffee during breakfast was a mission. Would book again for right price because really only used hotel to sleep.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

San Giorgio is 3-4 minutes walk from SMN railway station and is easy to locate.

Room allotted to us on fifth floor was well sized with little terrace. But little worn out in terms of furniture and maintenance. The wardrobe was old. and did not closed properly. The Air-conditioner stopped working in the middle of night. (Not only in our room but also in neighboring room) The steel chairs in terrace were old and with damaged hand rest, etc. However, room and bathroom were clean. Bathroom is very small with tiny shower cubicle and the exhaust fan in my bathroom was not working. You can hear noise from adjacent rooms so privacy is limited.

Out side the rooms we had nice little semi open lounge but sofa springs had given away making you sink in it when you seat.

Breakfast is served in the restaurant on ground floor. The spread is very limited with Cereals, few bakery items and fruit and boiled eggs. No freshly prepared items are available. Tea and Coffee is served.

Staff is courteous, efficient and helpful. When I called for non working of a/c the fellow turned up is two minutes and started the machine. The reception persons were also helpful and efficient.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We visited Florence and we were recommended to stay at the San Giorgio Hotel.
We stayed 3 nights, in a large room with all expected amenities.
Received great service from the staff enjoy d the location and the access to so many restaurants. If you want a medium hotel in a central location, this hotel is highly recommended.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My wife and I stayed for seven nights from the 12th April we had requested a room overlooking the courtyard thinking it would be quiet - which it was but the room was dark. Next night we changed to a third floor room overlooking the street - a lot lighter and larger.I would suggest that the third floor or above should be requested.
The staff at the hotel could not be bettered they were attentive and efficient.
Location was excellent within walking distance of the station and bus terminal and minutes away from the Domus which you can see from the fifth floor.
Breakfast was continental style and well stocked
WiFi did reach the 3rd floor but the ground floor lounge was comfortable if you have any problems.
My view of this hotel is that it has plenty of old charm and style good value for money

  • Stayed April 2014, 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about San Giorgio e Olimpic

Address: Via St. Antonino 3, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #241 of 460 Hotels in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — San Giorgio e Olimpic 3*
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