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“August stay” 5 of 5 stars
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Relais Villa Antea
4.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Via Francesco Puccinotti , 46, 50129 Florence, Italy   |  
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Ranked #7 of 562 Florence B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Rome, Italy
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“August stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Only one night in the heat of mid August, but it was really a great time. Clean as a whistle, friendly gal at the desk and very helpful. The rooms are as nice as the pictures suggest. Nothing bad to say about the place. The guide they offer has great restaurant and sight seeing suggestions, some of them obvious, others off the beaten path.

  • Stayed August 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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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Two months later, Villa Antea and the warm and caring staff remain at the very top of the list of my favorite things in Florence AND Rome AND Venice. It was absoutely perfect for me and my husband to celebrate part of our honeymoon and we will try never to plan a trip to Florence that doesn't include Villa Antea.

We felt welcome and were pampered from the moment we got to the front gate. Beautiful and charming smiles were in abundance, as were absolutely super recommendations and assistance with reservations and directions. The pamphlet they have prepared as a city guide for their guests is terrific as well.

The room was spacious and comfortable and the bathroom was immense. The breakfasts were simply delicious, varied, and plentiful and the coffee...oh the coffee was just scrumptious.

We walked everywhere, and who wouldn't in Florence, as even the door knockers are artwork! Each time we returned, we felt we were coming back home...only better. MUCH better.

One of our favorite spots in the neighborhood was "il panino di categoria"; they joyfully celebrated my birthday with us and made us feel like locals. Don't miss them!

You will be a BIG hit with Marta, the Jack Russell, if you bring her a bone leftover from your Florentine steak!

Thanks to Diletta, Florina, Letizia and Valentina for a lifetime memory. We will see you again!

  • Stayed November 2012, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Villa Antea was the perfect place to stay in Florence. It is away from the crowds and tourist areas so it allows you to feel like you live in the city! It is within walking distance to all of the main sights and fabulous restaurants. The bathrooms are enormous and the beds super comfortable. The rooms are very large. The level of service was outstanding. Florina takes care of you at breakfast and makes delicious eggs, coffee and hot chocolate, in addition to the great spread that is available. Restaurant recommendations were outstanding. In fact, we had a spread sheet of suggested restaurants from Villa Antea and refused to stray from it because they were all so fantastic and not in tourist areas. It is worth staying here for that list alone! We would love to return!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

We stayed in this B&B for one night only but was very impressed.

Firstly this is a very small (6 rooms) family owned hotel situated in an old XIX century building.

Once entering the building, you come into a very beautiful hall with ancestors paintings on the walls and gorgeus front staircase.

Our room on the first floor was very big comparing with other B&B in Italy. The room was decorated with mouldings and frescos and partly furnished with antique furniture.

The room also has separate cloak-room and very spacious bathroom with window. Bathroom equipment was excellent.

What is really importnant for us is the fact that the room was equiped with electric keetle and everything for making tea.

The only minus which is not very important for us is TV set - it's really small for such size of the room. We even didn't notice it in the beginning.

The breakfast served in the dinning room on the first floor was Italian typical but very simple.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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 January 8, 2013

Villa Antea is amazing. We were not prepared for the level of service, beauty of the surroundings, and hospitality we discovered. After staying in a B&B in Rome that proved to be uninspired, despite rave reviews on line, we had low expectations. We were blown away by this house. On arrival, everything was perfection. While the location is a bit out of the center, local public transit is excellent, and really, Florence is an entirely walkable place. The buffet set out each morning was beautiful with a bountiful selection of meats, cheese, pastries, and cooked eggs upon request. The dining room is gracious, offering comfort and refinement. The bath in our room was grand and luxurious. I would stay here again and would recommend Villa Antea to everyone.

  • Stayed December 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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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

This place is pretty far from the main attractions, however vey safe and quiet and it is a great place for a nice stroll to main areas. The staff are all very helpful and great to give advices, the property even have a bible of Florence given to you for restaurants, sights etc.

The property itself is spectacular, very spacious, clean, and needless to say, it was very memorable for us. Rooms are extremely spacious, nicely decorated, bathroom is almost as huge as the bedroom it is amazing!!!

What a great stay it has been for us!

  • Stayed December 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

I spent two nights and really enjoyed sightseeing there. Staffs are very kind and gave me some advice for restaurants. The location is a bit far from central station, but in a quiet residential area. within 10 minutes by taxi.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Via Francesco Puccinotti , 46, 50129 Florence, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 562 B&Bs / Inns in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Relais Villa Antea 4.5*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This family-run yet luxurious B&B is located in one of the city's most charming neighborhoods, and only 15 minutes walking distance from the old town. With only six rooms, it is not just a bed and breakfast, but a little piece of paradise from where to discover the most authentic Florence. Villa Antea is the ideal choice for a romantic and quiet stay slightly outside the hustle of the city's everyday life. Each room is nicely decorated with satin fabrics and antique furniture. The bathrooms are large, entirely decorated with Carrara marble. A perfect atmosphere to relax before and after a walk in the city. Like a boutique hotel, Villa Antea has bright, cozy and particularly spacious rooms with very high ceilings. Upon your arrival we will give you a map of the city with the main attractions to visit and a little booklet with useful information about the B&B and Florence. Overall, Villa Antea offers our guests all the comfort and elegance of a top class hotel with a personalized attention. We are sure it will be a place you will long remember. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Villa Antea Hotel Florence
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