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Helvetia & Bristol Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like a European feel, character and elegance this is the hotel for you! We spent two nights here recently, at either end of a weeklong trip to Tuscany. The Helvetia is beautiful, elegant and in the tradition of a grand old European hotel. The staff is very pleasant, formal and efficient. We loved the decor (antiques and oil... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in downtown Florence, just opposite Palazzo Strozzi and few minutes walking from piazza della Repubblica. It's situated in an ancient building and the style is classical. Rooms are a bit small but not the bathroom. Breakfast is excellent and served in a very luxurious room with a memorable glass ceiling. The staff is excellent. We will definitely... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

old fashioned courtesy-classic rooms-24 hour excellent food- highly recommended.position to see everything within 5 minutes walk.not too expensive.nothing too much to arrange-will go again, quiet oasis in tourist crowds.

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San Francisco, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Very friendly and helpful Front Desk for anything you might need or questions. Room was beautiful, large and great light. Buffet breakfasts are lovely. Location is excellent. Not really a view hotel and weekends the city is noisy with partiers and music as expected!

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Mandello del Lario, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

It could be my fault: I was given a room (153) on the first floor facing the outside square, but since I was I was there on business and I needed to rest I asked to have a quiet room, and I did: room 458 is on the high floor and facing the inner court. The difference is that the... 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 Dei Pescioni, 2, 50123, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Duomo
Price Range: $236 - $544 (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
#82 Business Hotel in Florence
#101 Family Hotel in Florence
#107 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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