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Residence La Contessina

#35 of 422 Hotels in Florence
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Via Faenza 71 | From Via Cennini to Via Nazionale, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Denver, Colorado
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful 4 night stay here. It was easy to find from the train station just a couple blocks away. It's in a courtyard in the middle of a pedestrian street. Look for the flags on the south side of the street. The room was quite large by Italy standards and the staff polite and helpful. We were... More 

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Thank John W
contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your recent visit in Florence. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay here with us and thanks for all the compliments. Thanks for the emotion transmitted reading your words. We do hope that we will have the pleasure of... More 

Durham, North Carolina
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28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great family-owned hotel in the perfect location to explore Florence! The staff was very helpful and available. We really enjoyed our three nights and felt very "at home". This is not your high-rise, mass marketed hotel experience and that was perfect for vacation in the city. Clean. Friendly and Safe.

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Thank MikeC52
contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your visit in Florence. We are glad that you appreciated our Residence. Thanks for the emotion transmitted reading your words. We do hope that we will have the pleasure of taking care of you on a future visit. Best Regards More 

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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

離Firenze S.M.N.車站很近,走路約五分鐘 ,雖然位於鬧區,卻自成一格,非常安靜。旅舍內有精緻又平易近人尺度的可愛庭院。 房間以復古溫潤的材質與色調設計,讓人放鬆又倍感溫馨。房內設施都維持得非常好,簡易廚房、圓餐桌、複層式格局,甚至連長期旅客換洗晾衣服需求都設想到了;早餐也很用心,新鮮的水果、咖啡豆、品質優良的起司與火腿;都可以感受到經營者的用心。 最重要的是,旅舍的成員都非常親切;對外籍旅客真是有賓至如歸的感受;極力推薦給自助旅行的家庭! It's close to the Firenze S.M.N. station,about five minutes on foot, although in the downtown area, it's very quiet. Inside the hotel is a delicate and lovely yard. There are warm materials and color design in the room. Travelers can relax and feel welcome. In-room facilities are very well maintained, simple kitchen, a round dining... More 

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your recent visit in Florence. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay here with us and thanks for all the compliments. We do hope that we will have the pleasure of taking care of you on a future visit.... More 

The Woodlands, Texas
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40 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a family owned and operated hotel in Florence. Conveniently located 10 minute or less walking from train station, has very spacious rooms (specially is you are are party of +2 and want to keep in 1 room). Additionally rooms are equipped with a full kitchen (use of the kitchen has an additional fee to use). King size bed... More 

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Thank Luis V
contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your stay in Florence. We are glad that you fell good with us and that you appreciated our central location very equipped of all, the structure and the kindness of the Staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can only echo what most other visitors have said. The staff are extremely welcoming, friendly and helpful, the accommodation is extremely spacious, very clean and comfortable - excellent firm beds, in particular. I don't believe I've ever stayed at a friendlier hotel. The hotel is located at the quieter end of Via Faenza, which becomes much busier as you... More 

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Thank Jim M
contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on the site for us. We really thank you for your description, you are right we are very central located. Just to clarify, we are a three key residence hotel, equal to a three stars hotel. About breakfast we are pleased to inform our guests we... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little hard to find but very nice. Excellent buffet breakfast. Freshly homemade food.. Room generally quiet but thin walls so could sometimes hear neighbors. Nice area for walking to cathedral square. Easy walk to airport bus at train station.

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your visit in Florence. We are glad that your stay has been liking for you. Thanks for all your nice words. We do hope that we will have the pleasure of taking care of you on a future visit. Best... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very confused by our experience here... This hotel has received excellent ratings and the photos online made the rooms look very nice. However, we were not very impressed. We arrived before check-in and were told they would bring our luggage to our room when our room was ready, but when we returned later, our luggage was still where... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is tucked in a courtyard off the road which made it feel more relaxed. When booking I found the pictures confusing but the room was a little apartment! Use of the kitchen is extra (e.g. stove) but refrigerator and microwave have no extra costs. The staff were welcoming and helpful, the breakfast had a nice variety of food... More 

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Thank 1140drake
contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your reacent visit in Florence and thank you for your lovely feedback following your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Residence La Contessina on a future visit in Florence. Best regards More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My husband, 3 teenage daughters, and I loved our stay at La Contessina. The family that runs the place was warm and welcoming and puts a lot of care into the comfort of their guests. The apartment was furnished with vintage furniture and we had plenty of space in the 2 story loft efficiency. We felt very safe and and... More 

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your visit in Florence. We are glad to know that you feel good at the Residence La Contessina. Read your words is a source of joy for us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Residence La Contessina... More 

New Haven, Connecticut
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85 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Located near SMN train station, it's less noisy and about 10-15 minutes to the Duomo. My apartment was on 2 levels, bathroom slightly inconvenient when you enter, up a few steps to a large living room with sofa, table TV and a kitchen. Up a narrow staircase to the sleeping loft with a large bed and a twin bed (clearly... More 

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your visit in Florence. We are glad that your stay has been liking for you. Thanks for all your nice words. About mobility issues we have apartments with no stairs, we usually reserve them to people with mobility issues or... More 

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Staying in San Lorenzo

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aristocratic and Bohemian, classic and comfortable, residence La Contessina is a fresh and dynamic alternative to a hotel for a stay in the old town center of Florence. With an elegant and comfortable assortment of studios and full apartments, residence la Contessina is ideal for a lovely vacation but is also equipped for events and meetings. A multi-purpose hall, services and closeness to the Santa Maria novella train station, the conference center and Fortezza da Basso make residence La Contessina very attractive for family and business stays, as well. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence La Contessina

Address: Via Faenza 71 | From Via Cennini to Via Nazionale, 50123, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Price Range: $105 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence La Contessina 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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#7 Green Hotel in Florence
#10 Family Hotel in Florence
#11 Business Hotel in Florence
#40 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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