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Hotel River

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for 10 days - just back. Great position on the Arno, super views from the upper terrace which was forever open. Hotel was clean, smart, contemporary- all as described in literature. Hotel staff were very good and attended to needs promptly. We had a leaking shower but loved the room, so they gave us a load more towels for... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of staying in the Hotel River for the first two nights of our honeymoon. The hotel is clean and modern, and despite comments to the contrary, within easy walking distance of the centre of Florence. The staff were efficient, although not over friendly. On our last night, we were able to take our complimentary bottle of... More 

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Simone C, Direttore at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thanks a lot for sharing your experience at our Hotel River that you described as lovely; many thanks. We are happy that you enjoyed the stay and we look forward to welcoming back soon again. Sincerely Simone Canessa Hotel Manager LHP Hotel River - Florence More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly, helpful and pleasant staff. Good location (short walk) for all attractions. Hotel room (junior suite) very nice, clean, superb view over the river, just perfect to return to after a days sightseeing. Breakfast all the usual cereals, bread, pastries, cheese and meats but scrambled eggs and bacon as well. Would I stay there again - YES I WOULD

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Simone C, Direttore at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Mr. David, we really thank you for choosing our Hotel River for your stay in Florence; also many thanks for your excellent and lovely review which is the best award to our efforts in making memorable our guest's stay. We are happy that you enjoyed so much the stay and we look forward to welcoming back soon again. Sincerely... More 

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here as part of our wedding anniversary trip to Italy. We didn't get of to the best of starts in Florence as we assumed it wasn't far from the station and not being a fan of Taxis I didn't want to book one only to find it was a two minute trip around the corner. As others have... More 

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Simone C, Direttore at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thanks a lot for choosing our Hotel River for your recent stay in Florence and we also thank you for posting such a nice review. It has been really a pleasure to greet you and your wife on your special occasion. We look forward to the opportunity to host you again in the near future. Sincerely Simone Canessa... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a 3 night trip and this was the best hotel I have stayed in. Newly refurbished, clean and beautiful decor. Stunning bathroom, again so super clean, looked like new. Staff were very friendly and super helpful. Will definitely recommend to others and if we return to Florenece we wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

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Simone C, Direttore at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we really thank you for your lovely review up to consider the Hotel River the best hotel you stayed in; the greatest award we could achieve. We are happy that you enjoyed so much the stay and we look forward to welcoming you again at your home away from home. Sincerely Simone Canessa Hotel Manager LHP Hotel River... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel for two nights and cannot fault it. We had a very comfortable room which was spotless and tastefully decorated. Breakfast was simple but good and the hotel's position right next to the river meant lovely views from its roof terrace. The only slight negative comment is that it is quite a way from the main... More 

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Simone C, Direttore at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thanks a lot for sharing your lovely experience on the Tripadvisor community; reading your comment has been the best award to start the day right and I will surely share it with all the hotel staff. We have really appreciated your description of the stay and also the pictures you posted. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently refurbished - spotlessly clean, comfortable bed. Very friendly and helpful staff. Well located - Only a 10 minute walk to the galleries and shops. Perfect base to explore Florence. We left at 5am for our flight - but they were happy to make us coffee and offered to serve us breakfast. Everything you need in a hotel.

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Simone C, Direttore at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, first of all we thank you for staying at the Hotel River and for sharing your experience on the Tripadvisor community. Thanks for the excellent review which is our best word of mouth and it will turn useful to many other travellers. We look forward to welcoming again at the Hotel River, your home away form home. Sincerely... More 

Oldham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and the wife stayed here for her 30th Birthday as she always wanted to go to Italy. We chose Florence and this nice little Hotel. Great location (10mins walk to the bars and restaurants), great view of the River from the terrace and the staff where helpful. Would recommend anyone staying for a short break in Florence to stay... More 

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Simone C, Direttore at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are really happy that you and your wife have enjoyed the stay on the occasion of her 30th birthday; we thank you for the lovely review you posted on Tripadvisor which is our best word of mouth and we hope that many other travellers will follow your recommendation. We look forward to greeting you again in the... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Lovely hotel very friendly staff just a little bit away from the centre so we did a lot of walking so not ideal if you are unable to walk any distance. The roof terrace was very small & no bar up there so if you wanted a drink on the terrace you had to take it up with you.

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Simone C, Direttore at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Sue, we thank you for choosing our hotel for you recent stay in Florence and we also thank you for sharing your experience on the Tripadvisor community; we have really appreciated your nice review. Thank you for your kindness and I hope you come back soon. Simone Canessa Hotel Manager LHP Hotel River - Florence More 

Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Lovely hotel located within minutes walk to all the great attractions in Florence. The hotel has a balcony that overlooks the Arno river and we sat every evening with wine and antipasto. Great way to relax after a day of long walk. We arrived for check-in early so our rooms weren't ready. We were offered complimentary coffee & tea in... More 

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Dear Guest, thanks a lot for staying at the Hotel River and we also thank you a lot for the nice review you shared with the precious Tripadvisor community. We have really appreciated your lovely comment regarding the Hotel and its facilities which make your stay part of the good memories of your trip to Florence. We look forward to... More 

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Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night. Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the Central National Library. As a hub for young people, the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated by songs and dances.
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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Hotel River

Address: Lungarno della Zecca Vecchia 18, 50122, Florence, Italy (Formerly BEST WESTERN Hotel River)
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Croce
Price Range: $111 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel River 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
River Hotel Florence
Hotel Style:
#54 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#108 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#125 Family Hotel in Florence
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