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Residence La Contessina

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Manchester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real gem! Very central, yet quite location, very safe. Family run, very helpful staff. Very tasteful, boutique hotel style rooms. Great restaurant within hotel. Staff very knowledgeable and help you with sightseeing. And on top of this very affordable.

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contessinaFirenze, Direttore at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Shrinklady, thank you for the wonderful words spent for us! Not so much people know that Autumn time is the right one to visit our town! We were so glad to have you here, you are nice! Planning to come back to Florence? Maybe with your family? If so please contact us directly and get the best offer available!...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made a last minute reservation with this property when we arrived late into Florence. When we arrived, they made us feel like we were their most important guests. It started with the unbelievably friendly and accommodating staff, and then we went to our room. It was large and very warm. The next morning we went to breakfast at their restaurant...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed three nights at La Contessina. It is only a few minutes walk from the train station. It is family run and incredibly pleasant. For the price we were really surprised to learn how spacious the room was with vaulted ceiling's and with a full kitchen. However, the best part is the family that runs it; a wife and...

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contessinaFirenze, Direttore at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Chuck O, it has been a pleasure to have you here! When it's possible we give a free upgrade, from a room to an apartment, to let our guests feel better and more relaxed. Hope to host you again, if so, please, contact us directly and get the best offer available! Greetings from Florence!

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed October 28, 2016

As soon as I arrived, the 24 hour concierge showed me all of the touristic places that I should see in florence, he recommended some great food places, and showed me to my room (which was a free upgrade to the apartment suite). Took the time to show me the safe, the wifi password, etc. The room was clean, and...

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contessinaFirenze, Direttore at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Twev, thank you for choosing us! We were so glad to have you here, you are so kind and we’ve been pleased to host you in our hotel. Hope you enjoy the rest of your Italian journey! Planning to come back to Florence? If so please contact us directly and get the best offer available! Greetings from Florence!

Palm Springs
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We had a great stay here during our stay in Florence. The location, room, food and service were excellent. The family run business is a wonderful hotel. Very personal and helpful service. We would definitely stay again

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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. Thanks for all your nice words in your description. We do hope that we will have the pleasure of taking care of you...

Sept Iles, Quebec
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Spending 3 nights in Florence city center in a very nice appartment-style room for a very good price! Not so good breakfast, but clean room and nice staff. Walking distance to all attractions and steps away from 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 a review on the site for us. We are glad to know that you feel good at the Residence La Contessina. Thanks for all your nice words. We wait you in Florence! Best regards

Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 7, 2016

Our family of 4 stayed at Residence La Contessina for 3 days during our recent holiday. We were very impressed with the friendliness of the staff and cleanliness of the rooms. Also, the location is just around the corner from the train station and in easy walking distance to many restaurants and things to see. Very enjoyable stay.

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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 a review on the site for us. Thanks for the emotion transmitted reading your words. We are glad to know that you feel good at the Residence La Contessina and that you appreciated the family and all our services. We wait you in Florence! Best Regards

Havant, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Great place. A two minute stroll from the main train station and not far from everything else worth seeing (Bologna isn't a hard city to walk around anyways). The room was truly massive, but I guess with the (optional) self-catering option it makes sense. There is a dinner table, kitchen etc. The Mafia-style painting in my room made me laugh,...

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Southport, North Carolina
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Quaint family run apartments/hotel. Very efficient, clean, well established and nearby heart of Florence (Duomo, Central market, Churches, Babistry). All within a few minutes walking distance. Prices are reasonable, same family run cafe and restaurant next door.

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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...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Disappointed with this place. The room was nice and clean, but the cigarette smell in the courtyard was overwhelming and off putting. I picked this place as I wanted a kitchen for my 5 night stay. When I arrived all the kitchen utensils etc were locked up and I was told I had to pay extra for it as my...

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

Dear Guests, thank you for taking the time to post a review on the site following your stay with us. We apologize if your stay has not been liking for you. Residence La Contessina offer a B&B service, we are pleased to include the final fee of the cleaning of the kitchen (Euro 25,00) to guests who stay for 7...

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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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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $79 - $250 (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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“Tell them your needs and they will accommodate you.”
 of 5 bubbles CRPSEA, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a room with a new air conditioner (if possible!)”
 of 5 bubbles tompV5211WJ, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room away from central courtyard...bit noisy at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 203georget, Oct 1, 2016 | Read review
“Confirm your requirements!”
 of 5 bubbles debral271, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“Leaving your key at the front desk is risky. The staff leaves the desk and keys unattended for long periods of time.”
 of 5 bubbles s_nick_k, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
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