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Hotel Alba Palace

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Reviewed February 9, 2017

This is a beautiful small hotel within walking distance of the train station, Fierenze SM. The different front desk personnel were helpful at different times of the day, when we needed them. They were helpful with directions, accommodations and made us feel welcome as their guests. In the evening when we wanted to venture out for dinner nearby, the clerk...

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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!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Had a nice stay in this hotel two nights ago. It was relatively quiet, cosy and warm. My room was the single room. It is quite small but I don't feel it is a problem at all and is perfect for a single traveler. The breakfast was wonderful!

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Thank you for your kind words. We are all very happy that you enjoyed your stay in our Hotel!! We really hope to see you again in Florence!!

Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

The hotel is located less than 5 mins walk fr Florence station. There are many cafes and restaurants and shops within less than 3mins walk. Very convenient. The hotel is old but clean. The bathroom and room are clean and comfortable too. We simply adore the breakfast spread. The have a good selection and warm and old food. The staff...

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Wirral
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Booking city hotels is never easy, as often prices are expensive and you never seem to get value for money. Stayed in this hotel for a couple of days just before Christmas. It's a short walk from the main railway station, on a good street with lots of other hotels and eateries. Rooms are comfortable, with simple but smart bathrooms....

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Thank you for sharing your experience. We will be very happy to see you again at Hotel Alba Palace! We hope to have you back as our welcome guest!.

Mandurah, Australia
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Front desk staff were terrific from efficiently booking us in on our arrival to extremely helpful with information on things to see & do in Florence to restaurant recommendations. Our room was on the 2nd floor & good size for luggage etc.bathroom wasn't overly spacious but sufficed. Linen was very clean & sheets nice & crisp. Cleaning staff were very...

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Thank you for sharing your experience. We will be very happy to see you again at Hotel Alba Palace! We hope to have you back as our welcome guest!.

Dehradun, India
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

A very beautiful hotel walking distance from the railway station . The interiors are beautiful and breakfast is amazing. The front office has a beautiful piano placed and a lovely sit out area. In the evening they serve free snacks . Overall a great place to stay in

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Reviewed November 27, 2016

Read the reviews and thought it looked good, but thought we might be sacrificing a bit in order to stay close to the train station. We did not sacrifice a thing. Check in was efficient after a quick walk from the train station. The quad room we shared as a family of 4 with a mother, a father and 2...

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Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is very very close to the train station so if you arrive by train to florence or need to take the train to any part of europe, this hotel will suit you perfectly, the room is very nice and it has windows which is very good if you want to have some fresh air, the staff was very...

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Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

We arrived from the railway station to the Hotel Alba which was a 5 minute walk and were very happy with the accommodation. Nice and close to the centre of where we wanted to be and their breakfast that was included the next morning was fantastic.

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Thank you for your kind words. We are all very happy that you enjoyed your stay in our Hotel!! We really hope to see you again in Florence!!

Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

We spent 9 nights here in October, and everything about our stay was wonderful. The very helpful staff felt like family after a few days. They were always able to give great advice, regardless of what we were looking for. The location is really great. A block from Santa Maria Novella train station (with shopping mall underneath!) and from Santa...

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Thank you for your contribution and for appreciating our hospitality! We really hope to see you again in Florence!!

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $105 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alba Palace 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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#32 Business Hotel in Florence
#43 Family Hotel in Florence
#71 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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“2nd floor had limited street noise”
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“ask a room in the back (away from the street, especially in summer)”
iccc, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room, facing the back, on the higher floor”
Eldnik202, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“If you can afford it ask for the first floor with terrace. Or a room at the back as they are quieter.”
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