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Via Santa Reparata 21, 50129, Florence Italy
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 04/30/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#243 of 789 B&Bs / Inns in Florence
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Six romantic suites in an 18th-century palazzo, of which four have access to a quiet plant-covered patio. A fabulous apartment within a small private theater & access to a roof terrace... that is Relais & Maison Grand Tour. Located on a side street in the historic center close to the Academy Gallery and the Duomo Square. Owners on site. All rooms have free wi-fi, in-room basic breakfast facilities, minifridge, AC/heating. Uffizi Gallery & other beautiful sights are within 10-15 minutes walk. Culinary options galore close by as well as many shopping options. Note: Always on top to keep our suites a safe and secure place for our guests, we have updated our cleaning procedures even further and are providing antibacterial soap in the rooms in addition the usual toiletries. There are also dispensers of disinfecting gels throughout the building, by the entrance/exit area especially and also in small carry-on bottles for the use of our guests.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Bicycle rental
Bicycle tours
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Secured parking
Wifi
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Patio
Walking tours
Meeting rooms
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Concierge
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
First aid kit
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Desk
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Microwave
Bidet
Whirlpool bathtub
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Separate living room
Sofa
Wardrobe / closet
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Hidden Gem
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, German, Italian

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344Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
130Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Melissa B wrote a review Jun 9
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This B&B is in an excellent location and very central to the train station and historical sights of Florence. The B&B itself is adorable and our room was spacious. Ulrike is a wonderful host and made sure our experience was great! We will be recommending this place to all our friends!
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Response from Ulrike Essex, Owner at Relais & Maison Grand Tour
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Melissa and Mark, it was a joy to have had you and I am so glad you liked your stay with us. We so appreciate your feed back and hope to see you again. Ulrike, owner 😁
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Daphne Beetle wrote a review Feb 2020
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We loved staying here, we were lucky to have the spacious upstairs apartment and fell in love with the place instantly. Ulrike has decorated it beautifully and retained many original features of this historic old theatre. The location is perfect for sightseeing and we were able to walk out the door in the morning stroll past the many cafes and restaurants on our way to all the amazing sights of Florence.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Response from FlorenceGrandTour, Proprietario at Relais & Maison Grand Tour
Responded Feb 25, 2020
I am so very happy that you liked your stay so much! Makes me happy that we provided so well. Thank you!! Come see us again, it was a joy to have you! Ulrike
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Kay S wrote a review Nov 2020
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We wanted a place that was walking distance from all the tourist attractions we wanted to see. And this place was perfect! Ulrike was most helpful in giving us a rundown on beautiful Florence and also helped with restaurant recommendations and reservations. Plus, we loved the little bakery on the corner that provided breakfast for us that was part of our stay at the Relais & Maison. Lots of fond memories.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Room Tip: We had an upstairs suite that was very quiet with a balcony off the side.
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Response from Ulrike Essex, Owner at Relais & Maison Grand Tour
Responded Jan 3, 2021
Dear Kay, Thank you for sending us your thoughts and experiences. Loved having you and wish your 2021 to be a revival for your travel ...Happy Belated New Year!😊 Ulrike
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Pietra D. wrote a review Nov 2019
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If you are going to Florence, look no further - you simply cannot do better than this marvelous B&B, 5 minutes walk from anything you want to visit, and down the block from several nice restaurants and cafes. The building is a beautifully restored 18th century theatre. The beds and linens are top quality, the place is spotless, the lovely owner lives on site and is very knowledgable and helpful about anything you would want to do. Unhesitating recommendation!
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Response from Ulrike E, Owner at Relais & Maison Grand Tour
Responded Apr 14, 2020
Dear Pietra, I am so pleased that our place was so much to your liking! We hope that you can come to see us again sometime. We are always ready for some of our great guests. Wishing you travel graces, Ulrike, owner
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Kim F wrote a review Oct 2019
Montague, Michigan17 contributions2 helpful votes
Our experience in this beautiful, perfectly located hotel could not have been more enjoyable. Ulrika was so warm, helpful and welcoming that we wish we could have stayed for more than the two days we had planned on our 3 week vacation to Italy. We had access to the rooftop terrace, two bedrooms with private baths and a sitting area to eat a quick bite. Beds were comfortable, linens luxurious and the quiet location provided a cozy place to relax before we headed out to the Accademia and the Uffizzi. Immaculately clean, tastefully decorated and the highlight was a sitdown visit with Ulrika to learn about the history of the building, the renovations that were required and the future plans being considered. Our amazing hostess, Ulrika, made us feel like we had been friends for years. Since we stayed in the upper appartment the stairs were narrow and a bit challenging for one of our party. Taking the stairs with caution it was the perfect setting for our short exploration of Florence. We highly recommend staying here and using all the recommendations that Ulrika so generously provided. Our meal down the street on the corner of her street was superb. Treat yourself to this lovely place on your next visit to Florence,
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from FlorenceGrandTour, Proprietario at Relais & Maison Grand Tour
Responded Oct 31, 2019
Dear Kim, it was such a joy to have you, and I sure hope you will come see me again in the future. My pleasure to give you all the info you may need to venture the city like a local and what a privilege to provide a Home-Away-From-Home. Thanks again for choosing us and hopefully Arrivederci...Ulrike 😁
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PRICE RANGE
$99 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
relais grand tour hotel florence
LOCATION
ItalyTuscanyProvince of FlorenceFlorenceFlorence Historic Center
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about Relais & Maison Grand Tour
Which popular attractions are close to Relais & Maison Grand Tour?
Nearby attractions include Galleria dell'Accademia (0.2 miles), Mercato Centrale (0.2 miles), and Jimmy's Leather Collection (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Relais & Maison Grand Tour?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, meeting rooms, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Relais & Maison Grand Tour?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and an additional bathroom.
What food & drink options are available at Relais & Maison Grand Tour?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Relais & Maison Grand Tour?
Yes, paid public parking nearby and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Relais & Maison Grand Tour?
Conveniently located restaurants include Osteria Vecchio Cancello, Ristorante Brandolino, and Bambi Trippa e Lampredotto.
Is Relais & Maison Grand Tour located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of Florence.
Are any cleaning services offered at Relais & Maison Grand Tour?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Relais & Maison Grand Tour offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Relais & Maison Grand Tour?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Relais & Maison Grand Tour?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore (0.4 miles), Basilica of Santa Croce (0.7 miles), and Basilica San Miniato al Monte (1.3 miles).