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Hotel California Florence

570 reviews
#272 of 411 Hotels in Florence
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good40%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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“great location”(63 reviews)
“pastries”(13 reviews)
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Rooftop Bar
Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed December 18, 2017

It looked at first as a perfect hotel with 4 stars located in the center of the city, but I got a few disappointments. At first, there is no free Wi-Fi. The breakfast was mediocre with really slow staff cleaning the tables. My room at...More

Thank GregaKapun
Reviewed November 25, 2017

It's old, a tad run-down, and certainly not a Four Star place. The place sprawls, with long hallways and all kinds of nooks and crannies. It has not suffered much renovation, that is clear. Our room was a hike down long hallways on the same...More

Thank Graemeauton
Reviewed October 22, 2017

We overpaid for this room, by either going through the wrong booking service or just having bad timing. The hotel is rated as a 4 star hotel but it is closer to a 2 star hotel. The lobby is decorated like a hostel and looks...More

Thank hmcgirk
Reviewed October 17, 2017

#108 2 nights Location may be this hotel's only real "selling" point-- close walks to Duomo, Uffizi, & Accademia. The lobby and breakfast room just ordinary; the breakfast just average. The whole facility seems "tired" and in need of a freshening refurb. The staff was...More

Thank davontheroad
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Is not a bad hotel but, would not consider this a 4 star hotel, stayed at nicer "motels" with the unhelpful & rude staff, average breakfast, below average bedrooms, and does not offer free wifi & the paid wifi service is terrible. This aside -...More

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#119 Luxury Hotel in Florence
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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
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"Ask for a room on the back side, overlooking the Duomo. It will be quieter."
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"Ask for room away from kitchen/reception if you're noise sensitive."
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"Room at the back not the front."
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"We were near the kitchen I think. We did have some noise when they were preparing for breakfast."
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