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“Great hotel a long walk from main sights” 4 of 5 stars
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UNA Hotel Vittoria
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Pisana 59, 50143 Florence, Italy   |  
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Ranked #99 of 461 hotels in Florence
Toronto
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3 hotel reviews
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“Great hotel a long walk from main sights”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The room was great, with outstanding interior design.

It was at least 15-20 min from here to il Uffizzio. I dont mind walking but going back to the hotel after a whole day of walking around was a bit tortuous.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

We stayed overnight at the UNA Vittoria after our stay in Rome and on our way to Venice. We picked it because of the unusual decor and the wonderful price! My daughter absolutely loved this place. She did not want to leave!! It was very different then our hotel in Rome. It had a playful fun tone when you walked in with the lounge area being corky in the seating arrangements. The room we had was PINK, in a big way. But, it was cool too. It had multiple ways to light up the room, a huge TV on the wall and the shower was perfect with a wonderful shower head that you appreciated after a long day of walking. The weirdest part was opening the windows from this art deco hotel and seeing the old ancient city with clothes hanging and old buildings. It was alot of fun to see the contrast. We enjoyed the location and walked everywhere. The staff was pleasant and helpful. The breakfast had everything you could have asked for on the menu.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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M L, Direttore at UNA Hotel Vittoria, responded to this review, December 2, 2012
Dear Guest,

I would like to thank you for having spent some of your time to leave your precious comment on UNA Hotel Vittoria, that will allow us to verify the quality of our services and to approach more and more to your expectations; Customer satisfaction is a primary goal of UNA Hotels & Resorts.
Located in the historical quarter of San Frediano, near the Lungarno, UNA Hotel Vittoria offers to all of our guests a free shuttle service from/to Santa Maria Novella Railway Station, located in the heart of the city, at fixed time in the morning and afternoon; ask directly to hotel the time table via mail, or upon the ceck-in a the Reception. Adjacent the hotel is also available the public Bus n. 6, who takes you directly to the Santa Maria Novella Railway Station, city-centre and to the Fiorentina’s Stadium.
Who instead love to walk surrounded by florentine ancient buildings, walking through the historical San Frediano area, or along the Arno River, you arrives to Gold Bridge more and less 20 minutes.
Located in the historical quarter of San Frediano, near the Lungarno, UNA Hotel Vittoria offers to all of our guests a free shuttle service from/to Santa Maria Novella Railway Station, located in the heart of the city, at fixed time in the morning and afternoon; ask directly to hotel the time table via mail, or upon the ceck-in a the Reception. Adjacent the hotel is also available the public Bus n. 6, who takes you directly to the Santa Maria Novella Railway Station, city-centre and to the Fiorentina’s Stadium.
Who instead love to walk surrounded by florentine ancient buildings, walking through the historical San Frediano area, or along the Arno River, you arrives to Gold Bridge more and less 20 minutes.
We are satisfied that you have appreciated our hotel and services, all our staff is trained to establish a friendly relationship with the Guests and follow the “UNA services guide” personalized to please every Guest, who confirm everyday to the Management this attitude.
Wishes to have you again our Guest, I send you my best regards.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Modern and hip, this hotel offers an interesting contrast to the old city of Florence. We realy liked everything - artsy furniture in the loby and bar area, excellent breakfast, cool rooms with fluorescent lighting ... Hotel is not in the city center, but you can walk there in 20-30min. For those who do not like to walk, there is a bus stop in front of the hotel as well as free shuttle that would take you to and from the train station several times per day. Personnel was friendly and helpfull, rooms were clean and rather spaceous for European standards, and you get great value for your money. We realy enjoyed our stay there and would deffinitively recommend it.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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M L, Direttore at UNA Hotel Vittoria, responded to this review, November 23, 2012
Dear Maria,

I would like to thank you for having spent some of your time to leave your precious comment on UNA Hotel Vittoria, that will allow us to verify the quality of our services and to approach more and more to your expectations; Customer satisfaction is a primary goal of UNA Hotels & Resorts.
We are satisfied that you have appreciated our hotel and services, all our staff is trained to establish a friendly relationship with the Guests and follow the “UNA services guide” personalized to please every Guest, who confirm everyday to the Management this attitude.
UNA Hotel Vittoria is a new emotional expression for a hotel planned to amaze guests with its extraordinary modern design realized in the 84 rooms and in the public areas of bar, restaurant and conference rooms, evocating the ancient Florentine spirit of hospitality.
"Located in the historical quarter of San Frediano, near the Lungarno, UNA Hotel Vittoria offers to all of our guests a free shuttle service from/to Santa Maria Novella Railway Station, located in the heart of the city, at fixed time in the morning and afternoon; ask directly to hotel the time table via mail, or upon the ceck-in a the Reception. Adjacent the hotel is also available the public Bus n. 6, who takes you directly to the Santa Maria Novella Railway Station, city-centre and to the Fiorentina’s Stadium.
Who instead love to walk surrounded by florentine ancient buildings, walking through the historical San Frediano area, or along the Arno River, you arrives to Gold Bridge more and less 20 minutes.
Wishes to have you again our Guest, I send you my best regards.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

I really liked this hotel.. the outside, the lobby, the bar.. the halls.. the staff, everything.
The rooms felt like you were in the set of Star Trek ! but in a good-chic-nice way..!
Maybe a little bit far from all the action.. but we never took any transportation while in Florence.. 20-25 mins walking to the center.. or anywhere in Florence..
The only negative is that they kind of charge for everything ( bottled water in room, wi-fi, etc)
The breakfast was very good..
Ask directions for Napo Leone.. one of the best meals we had during our Europe trip..

I would definitely return to UNA..

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

2nd hotel in our Italy trip and definitely a unique and trendy experience. The hotel rooms are very trendy with lots of weird/cool quirks. Staff was very helpful. Main point to get is that this hotel is OUTSIDE the main Florence tourist attractions, hence the reduced price for such a nice and trendy hotel (more on this later).

Location: Located in a separate part of Florence. I've read that it's walkable, but we never actually tried (both myself and the wife had a cold). The hotel has a free shuttle that runs in the morning and early afternoon (about 8 runs a day), so we took that whenever possible and took the local bus at other times. The ride is about 5 - 10 min. Very close. The shuttle runs from the Firenze SMN station to the hotel (door to door) so very convenient. The bus stop to town is right in front of the hotel, however coming back is in a parallel street (one way streets), and it's about 3 min walk to the hotel. Just gotta be careful u find out where to stop (ask the front desk and tell the driver), because the bus just flys and you may miss the spot. The hotel itself located in a very local looking area and has a nice supermarket and food options around if you prefer to eat outside tourist areas.

Staff: Very friendly as well. Even though it lacks the bed and breakfast sense of warmth, all the staff was very helpful in answering all your questions and provided good advice

Rooms: Clean and funkly add ons, like LEDs on the walls, open shower concept (the shower has a glass wall to the room, meaning ppl in the room sees you shower!!)

Breakfast: Very big selection. Deli meats, cheeses, croissants, eggs etc. Even sparkling wine in the morning. Also attentive wait staff that always asks if u want coffee, and makes lovely cappuccino with nice foamed hearts!

Overall, it is a UNA hotel - a big chained hotel with lots of guests - but you can see the small touches to make the hotel special. Again have to really not mind the hotel being NOT in the tourist center, but VERY easy to get around. Friendly staff, cool hip environment. Loved it!! and loved Florence!

Room Tip: Our room had some fan humming issue.. but we were able to switch rooms, so no issue
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Windsor, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

The hotel was unique, modern and a pleasant surprise. The rooms were very chique and unlike any other rooms we had stayed at. The lobby, bar and rooms had an unbelievable artsy flair! The complimentary breakfast was second to none. The staff was extremely helpful and we recommend you ask them for dinner recommendations! An AWESOME city!!!
ps. Don't miss dinner at Cambi's for their specialty, the beef!

The Four Canucks from Windsor Ontario

  • Stayed May 2012, 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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M L, Direttore at UNA Hotel Vittoria, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
Dear Guest,

I would like to thank you for having spent some of your time to leave your precious comment on UNA Hotel Vittoria, that will allow us to verify the quality of our services and to approach more and more to your expectations; Customer satisfaction is a primary goal of UNA Hotels & Resorts.
We are satisfied that you have appreciated our hotel and services, all our staff is trained to establish a friendly relationship with the Guests and follow the “UNA services guide” personalized to please every Guest, who confirm everyday to the Management this attitude.
Wishes to have you again our Guest, I send you my best regards.
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Santa Monica, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

hotel! everything about them - the service, the breakfast, the shuttle service, the cleanliness, the amenities, the decor, the location surpasses the three star level - UNA is truly a four star hotel! would definitely come back and highly recommends to everyone. Francesca at the front desk was exceptionally helpful and professional!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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M L, Direttore at UNA Hotel Vittoria, responded to this review, October 11, 2012
Dear Guest,

I would like to thank you for having spent some of your time to leave your precious comment on UNA Hotel Vittoria, that will allow us to verify the quality of our services and to approach more and more to your expectations; Customer satisfaction is a primary goal of UNA Hotels & Resorts.
We are satisfied that you have appreciated our hotel and services, all our staff is trained to establish a friendly relationship with the Guests and follow the “UNA services guide” personalized to please every Guest, who confirm everyday to the Management this attitude.
Wishes to have you again our Guest, I send you my

Best regards.
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Address: Via Pisana 59, 50143 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#47 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#67 Business Hotel in Florence
#77 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#90 Family Hotel in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — UNA Hotel Vittoria 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the historical quarter of San Frediano, near the Lungarno, new emotional expression for a hotel planned to amaze guests with its extraordinary modern design realized in the 84 rooms and in the public areas of bar, restaurant and conference rooms, evocative of the ancient Florentine spirit of hospitality. Indoor parking space. ... more   less 
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