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Grand Hotel Villa Medici

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Olney, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is definitely a 5* hotel from the staff to decor and the pool. I stayed in one of there classic rooms which was smaller than I expected so didn't spend much time in there! There was a shuttle service into Florence old town but I did not use it as it is a lovely 15 minute walk to the... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed here three times and each time had a wonderful experience. The rooms are great -- we were upgraded this time to an incredible suite but even the standard rooms which we've stayed in before are very nice. The concierge was incredibly helpful getting us Ufizzi tickets and restaurant reservations. This hotel is a little apart from the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely not 5 star in all areas. The first room, although a superior room, was dark and had a view of a tree and a dirty window. I should've known there was a problem when the curtains were closed in the middle of the day. They accommodated a room change the next day but some things are showing signs of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very close to all the places we wanted to see. Good hotel with classic spacious rooms. It has a garden that guests can use during the day, but it is taken by the restaurant which is a pity, it would have been really nice to sit there when the sun is down.

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Gianmarco N, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Medici, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your kind comment regarding your recent stay to Grand Hotel Villa Medici, it is always important for us to receive a such as positive feedback. We are at only 10 minutes walking from the main square in Florence, Piazza della Repubblica, and we have a Courtesy Car Service to help our clients to reach all... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were unfortunate to find bad weather in Florence and had booked 3 night stay. We were attracted by a central hotel in Florence which had pool area and centrally located. On arrival our room was lovely and very clean and quite large. However the dining areas were very old and dated. More importantly the pool area was filthy and... More 

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Gianmarco N, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Medici, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for having expressed your opinion about your stay at Grand Hotel Villa Medici. We are deeply sorry, embittered and bit surprised about your description and your comment regarding your stay and our staff. I am pleased to underline that we usually receive many compliments on our staff, considered as attentive as possible to guests needs and... More 

Moscow
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Though located a bit in a distance from historical city center it is fully compensated with shuttle taxi provided by the hotel complimentary. As well as with hotel itself: we got beautiful room with spacious terrace which was bigger than the room itself. If you love to enjoy the feeling of great old grand hotels with large halls and dignified... More 

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Gianmarco N, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Medici, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking your time to write a very nice review about Grand Hotel Villa Medici in Florence! I will certainly share your nice words with my staff who will be encouraged to by your remarks. Looking forward to the pleasure to welcoming you back in the near future, A presto, Gaetano Torino General Manager - Grand... More 

Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elegant, warm, hospitable. Service extraordinary. The staff was attentive and prompt with many appreciated little touches, like having a car available for guests. The room was comfortable, elegant without feeling ostentatious. A special grazie mille to Roberto in the restaurant. His attention not only to us, but to every guest was evident. Next visit we will stay much longer. This... More 

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Gianmarco N, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Medici, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you a lot for spent your time to review your recent stay to Grand Hotel Villa Medici, it is very important for us to receive a such as beautiful feedback. It was a real pleasure to read about your great interest in returning to Florence for another longer stay. Me and my staff, we are looking forward... More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved this hotel! Made our first trip to Florence wonderful. Short walk from the train station. Away from the tourist crowds but easy walking distance to all major sites. Staff were wonderful and recommended great restaurants where locals eat. Great coffee shop a block away if you don't want something lighter than the wonderful buffet breakfast in the hotel. Would... More 

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Gianmarco N, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Medici, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your beautiful words spent regarding our hotel, it is always a pleasure to receive a such as positive feedback. We provide to all our customers a complimentary Courtesy Car Service in order to reach all major places inside the centre of Florence. Looking forward to welcoming you in the near future, A presto. Gaetano Torino... More 

Sussex
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We loved this hotel from the moment we walked in, such a warm, friendly welcome. The hotel is beautiful, very authentic with décor to match the splendour of any Italian Villa. Every single member of staff was friendly, always polite, and professional and had a smile on their face. The facility are great - the restaurant offers a good selection... More 

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Gianmarco N, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Medici, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your beautiful review regarding your recent stay to Grand Hotel Villa Medici in Florence, it is very important for us to receive a feedback such as yours. I have appreciated a lot your description about your great experience and hearing about your “perfect” birthday past with us. Looking forward to the pleasure to welcoming you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

I had been to the hotel in 2015 and it was wonderful so when my 40th birthday was in June I decided to book again. Well we arrived last Tuesday and it was 100 % better than last year we were upgraded to a room with a balcony and had wine and nibbles which was very nice. The staff were... More 

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Gianmarco N, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Medici, responded to this review

Dear emrees76, I would like to thank you for posting your very positive feedback about your last stay at Grand Hotel Villa Medici. I am very honored and your excellent impressions are value-added for us to always maintain the tradition of Grand Hotel Villa Medici. I will certainly share your nice words with my staff who will be encouraged to... More 

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Staying in Santa Maria Novella

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Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the majority of the people arriving in Florence, which might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists come across the constant hustle and bustle of the station before exiting, taking a few steps and stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It is impossible not to admire the the square, housing one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The fine art of hospitality in the heart of town in an 18th century noble palace featuring a splendid garden with outdoor swimming pool, a fully equipped fitness club and meeting rooms overlooking the domes of Florence. At the roof top some suites with jacuzzi on the terrace boast a superb view over the town.The Restaurant “Lorenzo de’ Medici” and the “Conservatory” on the pool offer an all year round enjoyable dining room. The “Jockey Bar”, balancing modern with traditional style is an ideal corner for relaxing moments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Villa Medici

Address: Via il Prato 42, 50123, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: $222 - $726 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Villa Medici 5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Medici
Grand Hotel Florence
Hotel Style:
#13 Spa Hotel in Florence
#47 Family Hotel in Florence
#52 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#53 Business Hotel in Florence
#79 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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