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Helvetia & Bristol Hotel

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've visited for 5 days in this hotel. I liked the room and serivse but mostly the location in the center of Frinze. The room and facilities are in good condition and the breakfast is really fine. The restaurant of the hotel (dinner) should improve and lower the prices. There are better places to eat in the evening.

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Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a couple of nights. Great location to see the sights of Florence. Can be a bit noisy though as right in the middle of the old town. Not too bad if you keep the windows closed. Excellent customer service with staff speaking good english. Car is parked for you and luggage taken to the room.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very well located hotel which is right in the middle of everything important in Florence. We opted for a deluxe room which was very spacious and well appointed and comfy bed. Lovely old Italian furniture in the room which is in keeping with the feel of the hotel. Lovely marble bathroom with fluffy towels slippers and bathrobes. Nice toiletries too.... More 

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Luana M, Public Relations Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad if the Helvetia & Bristol Hotel and our gourmet restaurant met with your expectations. It is true that we don't have amenities like spa or pool but we do have other very prestigious facilities that are really appreciated by our guest.... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two lovely nights here in early September and would recommend it highly. It is a very good value. The hotel is beautifully located; the staff is extremely helpful and friendly; the concierge was particularly insightful and helpful. The hotel still has real character and charm but also the modern amenities one would need. Breakfasts were solid. Again, we... More 

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Luana M, Public Relations Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. Your feedback is always important for us and we are glad that your stay met with your expectations. Furthermore, we are very happy if you enjoyed our location, the spirit of our Hotel and our team. We hope... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Helvetia & Bristol is in a perfect location - close to almost every famous site in Florence. Through Leading Hotels of the World, we were upgraded to a small suite - very comfortable 2 rooms with high ceilings and nice amenities. The only suggestion we would have would be a good carpet cleaning. Our breakfast was included and there... More 

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Luana M, Public Relations Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, our great location, our team and our breakfast. We appreciate your feedback and we are taking into consideration your comment about our carpet. We hope to see you again very soon! Sincerely, Luana Malloni More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We orders samosa it was okay, I didn't like the aloe chat, all the chicken orders were good but the lamb was hard. The service is excellent, the staff is helpful and speaks fluent English. The price is cheap for the quality of food. The restaurant is very simple and authentic. I would recommend it if you are bored from... More 

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Luana M, Public Relations Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review of our Hotel Restaurant Hostaria Bibendum. We hope to welcome you back very soon! Sincerely, Luana M More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This property was located minutes walking from all of the major sites. However, our room was tiny and cluttered with unnecessary furniture. Don't be fooled by the pictures on the website, (assuming our room was of standard size) there's very little space to get around and no space for two pieces of luggage. Also, the walls were stained and in... More 

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Luana M, Public Relations Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad our great location met with your expectations. However, it is written on our website, that our classic rooms are from 25 to 28 square meters. We take into consideration your remark about the decoration of the room, a restructuration is actually... More 

Santa Clarita, California
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7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the most delightful hotel I think I've ever stayed in. Our room was GORGEOUS! The staff was wonderful. The location is perfect. The morning buffet is very nice. The bathrooms, we had two, were perfect. The bed was so comfy. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

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Luana M, Public Relations Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, your room and our motivated team. We do hope to see you again very soon! Sincerely, Luana M More 

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very conveniently located near the Piazza Della Republica, and within walking distance of central Florence, the Ponte Vecchio and the Oltrarno District. Clean and tidy, fabulous soft beds, the maids kept the rooms spotless, marble bathrooms with a jacuzzi bath and a bidet. Toilet paper could be a bit softer and the breakfast was a bit below par - a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would give this hotel 6 stars if I could. Its a lovely small hotel, in a converted palazzo. Having now stayed at a few converted palazzos, I have to say this one is truly lovely. Spacious rooms, very comfortable beds, large marble bathrooms, and you don't hear anything from another suite around you. Its in a great location with... More 

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Luana M, Public Relations Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joshe12, First of all it is a pleasure for us to read your feedback, we are very glad if you enjoyed your stay and if our Hotel met with your expectations. Everyday, our team is doing her best to satisfy our Hotel guests. Your kind review about the Helvetia & Bristol will be proudly communicated to our team. We... More 

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Staying in Duomo

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Duomo
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Helvetia & Bristol, a historic property located amongst Florence's many cultural treasures. The Hotel Helvetia & Bristol is undoubtedly the only place to stay when in Florence. As a World Heritage site and magnetic cultural destination, it is the focal point for any visitor, and we are blessed by being at the heart of it all. Our front door opens onto the Palazzo Strozzi, a masterpiece of Florentine Renaissance architecture, along with an enviable location in the luxury shopping district. Our rooms and suites offer tasteful colour palettes and the carefully chosen antique furniture, objects d'art, paintings and rich furnishings are our hallmark in design. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Helvetia & Bristol Hotel

Address: Via De' Pescioni 2, 50123, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Duomo
Price Range: $277 - $647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Helvetia & Bristol Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
Helvetia And Bristol Hotel
Helvetia Bristol Hotel
Helvetia Bristol Florence
Hotel Style:
#66 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#81 Business Hotel in Florence
#100 Family Hotel in Florence
#106 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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