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“Nice stay in Florence” 4 of 5 stars
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Galileo Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Nazionale 22A, 50123 Florence, Italy (San Lorenzo)   |  
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Ranked #276 of 458 Hotels in Florence
Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
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“Nice stay in Florence”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

The staff is amazing, Stefano at the reception knows everything about Florence, best spots, restaurants and he also planned a trip outside in Tuscany!!! Room is simple but clean, the bathroom was a little small. Breakfast was great like a traditional Italian breakfast. Position is very close to Duomo and the station, we walked all the time. To sum up, great value for money!!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

I stayed at this hotel in January for 2 nights with my family, the position was supernice, close to the station and to the Duomo. The staff welcomed us very warmly and gave us a lot of info for visiting around and places to eat. Our room was quite small but clean, and I liked the style: traditional and simple. I really recommend it if you want to stay in a Florence-style hotel without spending too much.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Ipswich Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012 via mobile

Great location. Walking distance to a lot. Breakfast typical. Staff friendly and helpful. Street view was good for some people watching. Busy street but not noisy...except for sirens of course.....would revisit.

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012 via mobile

Windows were opened by cleaners during the day on a day that was forecast for heavy storms. Due to the small rooms (which there is enough space to survive) our luggage was saturated.

Thinking it wa an honest mistake and in need for some towels or similar to dry things we asked at reception, where the grumpy old man offered no apology and huffed and sighed when towels or something to dry the water was asked for.

We booked a day trip with some of the female staff who were very friendly and helpful, as our pickup for the trip was early we were told we could get breakfast early. However arriving with 2 other couples that morning we had the pleasure of the grumpy old man who would not let us eat breakfast at the previously arranged time.

There was mold/grime in the bathroom and shower and the bedroom walls could do with a wipe down.

That said Location was only 600 meters or so to the train station and buses. Restraunts and shopping just around the corner...

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

We stayed in Galileo few months ago.
My girlfriend and me just stopped here for one. I have to say that our stay there was really good. The hotel is very close from the train station and the staff was helpful.
The room was a standard room with the essential things for a three star hotel.

  • Stayed April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

I was on trip with my family, we got a big nice room and the receptionists were lovely. Breakfast was not wonderful, but reasonable for a three stars. I think small hotels like this one are warmer and more friendly than big hotels.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012 via mobile

Having come from Venice, the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff was a pleasant surprise. They helped us find a way to break our lock after we lost the key to our bags late at night. Nothing was too much of an ask. They booked our tours and arranged for hotel pick ups. They even gave us vouchers for dinner. Breakfasts were pleasent and included in the price. Overall excellent value and a great location just near the Santa Maria Novella station.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Galileo Hotel

Address: Via Nazionale 22A, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #276 of 458 Hotels in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Galileo Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 29
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An elegant nineteenth-century building in the heart of an ancient city: among the hotels in Florence, Hotel Galileo welcomes guests into a calm and elegant environment, furnished in the best Tuscan-style tradition. You will have a pleasant stay or holiday in the city with all preferred comforts, surrounded by exquisite, authentic Florentine workmanship. ... more   less 
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