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Hotel Alba Palace

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Saint Johns, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We traveled to Italy for the first time and this was the first hotel we stayed at. This is a lovely older hotel that felt homey. The staff was helpful and pleasant. The hotel was within walking distance of everything in Florence. The breakfast was delicious with a variety of choices. The older lady working the breakfast was adorable and... More 

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Thank you very much for your kind feedback, It is a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to welcome you again soon More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was sadly only here long enough to shower (in the best shower in my whole Italian holiday), and sleep for 3½ hours, missing the included breakfast due to a very early airport transfer. I wanted something close to the stazione s.m.n. and something like in price. Was approx £50 for the night. Nice double room, compact but pleasant, clean... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel was good value and in a great location 5/8 minutes from the station and close to all the sights. Room was comfortable for three and staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was standard but did have bacon and eggs. A very nice touch was coffee/juice/water and snacks available 24 hours in the bar area.

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Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is everything you can wish for your first time in Florence arriving by Train is an easy 5 minutes walk, all the main attractions and points of interest are within small walking distance, 2 doors away there is a self service Laundry shop which was amazing since my husband was running out of clean clothes it was €9... More 

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Thank you very much for your contribution and for appreciating our hospitality !! We are at your disposal next time you decide to stay in Florence !! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charming hotel with wonderful staff. 5 minute walk to train station and also the meeting place for bus tours. We had the two level quad room for our family of four. Very clean and well supplied with towels and amenities. The drinks and snacks were always well supplied in the lobby. Breakfast was good variety and woman in charge was... More 

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We really thank you for your appreciation words and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us !! We hope to have you back as our welcome guest !! More 

Yellowknife
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here two nights. It was a very clean and quiet hotel. Only 5 minutes walk from the train station. All the main attractions of Florence are within walking distance of this hotel and we walked everywhere. The air conditioner was very strong and efficient and we were happy for that since it was 36 degrees when we came... More 

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

We stayed here for 3 nights in July. It is in the most perfect location in Florence. A few minutes walk from the station and on a street with lots of lovely wine bars nearby. The staff were really friendly and helpful, good wifi and a really nice breakfast in the morning. Definitely recommended!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 4 arrived by train. Easy 5 minute walk with luggage from station to hotel. We had the 2 level quad room. Kids stayed upstairs and had a small balcony. We were on main floor on hallway just off breakfast area so were a little afraid of morning noise but very quiet. Easy to recommend this hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All you could ask for. Great staff, lovely rooms, everything is clean, quiet. Loved it! Close to station too. But busy neighbourhood..... stay other side of river if you want quieter streets and more locals :-)

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Thank you for your kind words !! We are all very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in Florence !! More 

Salt Spring Island, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a very good location - within walking distance of most attractions, the train station and 5km from the airport. The hotel was well maintained, the staff were very pleasant and helpful. Family room is good for a family of 3-4.

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adjacent to the cloisters of Santa Maria Novella in the historical center of Florence, the three antique buildings surrounding the covered courtyard, now our breakfast room, offer you a welcoming corner in typical Florentine style. Florence Hotel Alba Palace has united comfort in an antique Florentine dwelling and the care for detail by its attentive staff with the aim of making this hotel an authentic angle of hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Alba Palace

Address: Via della Scala 22/38r, 50123, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: $88 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alba Palace 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Alba Palace Hotel
Alba Palace Florence
Hotel Style:
#33 Business Hotel in Florence
#43 Family Hotel in Florence
#72 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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