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“Excellent Hotel, loved our stay, would love to come back!” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Cosimo de' Medici
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Largo Fratelli Alinari 15, 50123, Florence, Italy (San Lorenzo)   |  
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Ranked #132 of 419 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent Hotel, loved our stay, would love to come back!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2010

This hotel was awesome. Stayed in room 132, and had a very large bathroom with a bathtub and a separate shower and real towels. Our window faced the courtyard, no street noise at all and we woke to the sound of birds chirping. Parking the car in the courtyard made it very safe and secure. Beds were comfortable, a little firm, but not bad. Breakfast was really good and we could get tea/coffee on our own. There is also an outdoor area for breakfast. The staff spoke English well. They had great recommendations for local cuisine and could make suggestions based on what you wanted to pay. Also, they were very helpful with printing our museum reservations and suggestions to atypical tourists sites. Spa services were also available through the hotel. Less than a 5 minute walk to Santa Maria Novella, a 10 minute walk to the Duomo, Galleria Academia, and maybe 15 minutes to the Uffizi, Bargelo, and Ponte Vecchio. Tons of shopping and cafes/restaurants nearby. We loved our stay, felt very safe and would still be there if we could. If we are able to go back to Florence we would stay there again. Great Hotel!

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled with family
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India
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2010

This place is very well located. Walking distance from the station and nice shops around for shopping too. The receptionist was excellent help, she knew the ways around, bus routes, etc...she was very helpful and full of energy.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
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Cabrera Spain
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26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2010

The hotel is ideally situated to the railway station within walking distance. It is also within walking distance of all the main sights in the city. We stayed on the second floor which had all the rooms modernised. The breakfast was standard but more than adequate and the room was quiet. The hotel staff were friendly and recommended some good restaurants without being asked. Good service I would certainly return to this hotel again.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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53 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2010

My wife and i spent three nights in the Cosimo de Medici. We really enjoyed Florence and couldn't have asked for a better located hotel. It is a few minutes walk from the Santa Maria Novella train station (where we arrived on the train from Rome) absolutely everything you could hope to see in Florence is within about 15 minutes walk from this hotel. This is a very good hotel which i would have no problem recomending to a friend- the only reason it doesn't get four stars is because the bathroom in our room was really, really small. Other than that the staff were very friendly and helpful, the room was clean and quiet, breakfast was good, free internet access. Great value and service all round!

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
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Shreveport, LA, USA
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2010

I must say that the service from the staff at this hotel was wonderful. Front desk staff spoke English, thankfully. Communication via e-mail was very helpful.The precious young lady made reservatons for museums and a tour to a winery in Chianti, saving us hours of waiting. Our quad room for four ladies was spacious and clean. Could use some higher wattage light bulbs, but that is the case in many places. An adequate
breakfast was included. Two blocks from the train station. A good value for the money.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled with family
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seoul
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2010

very convenient location,
very kind staffs,
clean & pretty room,
very good breakfast,
but.. cold room & floor, you need warm clothes.

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled as a couple
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Mariehamn
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2010

The hotel is located perfectly on walking distance from the Santa Maria Novella railwaystation as well as all the sights in the old part of Florence. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the breakfast is fairly good, the only thing I missed was a selection of fresh fruit. The personal is extraordinary friendly and helpful, quite in their own class.

  • Stayed March 2010
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Thank Carobello
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Address: Largo Fratelli Alinari 15, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#119 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#141 Family Hotel in Florence
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Cosimo de' Medici 3*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Cosimo de' Medici is ideally located in the heart of the historic center of Florence, in front of the Santa Maria Novella train station, a few minutes' walk from the Duomo and from all the most important museums and churches of the city, and from the most famous boutique and fashion stores. Nevertheless, it is locates out of the restricted area and can be reached by cars. The Cosimo de' Medici offers 26 rooms decorated with tastefull furnitures, all recently restaured, that will accommodate our guest in a warm and comfortable atmosphere. Each room has a private, internal bathroom, and is equipped with: frigobar, safety box, air conditioning, telephone, TV with satellite and Sky and free Wifi access. In addition toi this, a small parking area can be booked for only 15 euro per day. Our Reception, open 24 h a day, is at Your full assistance before, during and after Your stay for any need You may have. In particular, we will be pleased to arrange for You tours, to book museums and restaurants, to provide a babysitter for Your kids, and to store Your luggage (free of charge). ... more   less 
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