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Helvetia & Bristol Hotel

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Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Helvetia & Bristol is a really stunning hotel, and we were very excited to stay here for 3 nights, during our 5th wedding anniversary trip to Italy. We arrived at the hotel before 10am, and were very surprised that our room was ready for us - we figured we'd have to leave our bags and come back in the... More 

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Luana M, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest MNKA17, thank you for taking the time to bring to our attention your remarks concerning your recent stay at our hotel and we apologize for any disservice suffered by you. As you have been able to see, the Helvetia & Bristo is furnished with fitted carpets and padded fabric walls. In view of said circumstance and according to... More 

Moscow, Russia
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52 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our third visit here and we loved it. Beutiful, clean and stylish room. Not very new but crystal clean and good order. Amazing service. We forgot the toothpaste and brushes and they got them for us, booked us restaurants and generally took good care of us. Deffinetly will be back here on our next visit to Florence.

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Luana M, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Domenic C, We were happy to have you again as our guest and sincerely hope that you will always make the Helvetia & Bristol your “home” whenever you are in Florence. We thank you for your kind comments left on Tripadvisor and are glad to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to the pleasure... More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful, very central, hotel and perfect if you want to be walking distance to all the tourist sites in Florence. We stayed for one night and managed to see everything we wanted to see! The staff are welcoming and the room was beautiful and traditional with great air con! We also received the best restaurant recommendation and... More 

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bentonville, ar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Elegant. Old world ambiance. Greatest location (between via Tornabuoni and Piazza Repubblica; short walk to Piazza della Signoria, Uffizi, Ponte Vecchio, Santa Croce, etc.). Friendly, helpful staff. Offers one of Florence's better "American" breakfast. (Extra plus: great barbershop right across the street.) For the last 16 years I've been coming to Florence several times a year and I always try... More 

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Luana M, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest milesfish, We were happy to have you again as our guest and sincerely hope that you will always make the Helvetia & Bristol your “home” whenever you are in Florence! We wish to thank you for taking the time to share your pleasant experience at Hotel Helvetia & Bristol on Tripadvisor and we are most grateful to you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is located in the centre of the action with all the most famous attractions within easy walking distance. The staff are welcoming and understand the concept of service which is so often lacking nowadays . Rooms are clean and comfortable A definite " return to " hotel

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

The hotel has a nice old style but its needs to cleaned better. The doorman was not kind and even didnt open the door to two ladies with lagguage!!! Our room was big and beautiful, the bathroom was with a big mirror but had a strong strange smell. The matrass was not soft at all. The carpet was a little... More 

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Luana M, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eugenia C, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay at Hotel Helvetia & Bristol. We are sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations, for which we apologize. At Hotel Helvetia & Bristol, we continuously strive to meet your needs and expectations; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Please rest assured... More 

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

A quiet little oasis with 5 Star luxury accommodations! Planning our 3N stay in May was easy with reservations & both Carlo & Alessandro, 2 wonderful gentlemen concierge made all our planning in advance a pleasure. They booked our dinners, musical venue & assigned beautiful upgraded rooms. The rooms were spacious with stunning marble modern bathrooms & spectacular views onto... More 

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is a five minute cab ride from the train station and in a wonderful part of town. It is also a 10 minute walk from most of the major attractions and museums in Florence... And across the street from some very nice shopping. We stayed here for only two nights and at first were put into a small... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

The staff was very attentive and helpful with our cars, dinner reservations and allowing us to hold onto one of our rooms for a couple of extra hours while we finished a tour. Excellent location and sad our time there was so short.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We enjoyed a week living round the corner from the Duomo in this grand hotel- a pleasure to come home to! The food at the restaurant was beautiful and the staff, personal, friendly & superbly professional.

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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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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: $272 - $617 (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:
#72 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#81 Business Hotel in Florence
#100 Family Hotel in Florence
#106 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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