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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really had no idea what to expect when we arrived to Franz House. The room was very spacious and more than adequate with a GREAT view of the Arno River. Its extremely close to the Ponte Vecchio. A few minutes walk. Paulo, the owner , was very helpful, in giving directions and recommendations of where to eat and what... More 

Thank Linda C
Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here for 3 nights. Franz House is located in a very convenient place in the city center in a stylish old building. The owner was kind and helpful. The room was big enough with all basic necessary equipment. The bathroom was also big enough and clean. The only problem is there are some rooms using a shared... More 

Thank Burcak K
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Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic central location and lovely room ensuite at an amazing price what a great stay. Our room wasn't ready when we arrive due to the cleaners late arrival completely out of the managers control, however we were allowed to leave our bags safely in Franz hour until our room was ready saving us from having to carry our luggage round... More 

Thank Gg123455
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Reviewed July 30, 2016

My husband and I were travelling with our adult son and this large, private bathroom, air-conditioned room with free WiFi was perfect for us. Noisy plumbing but this is common in many of the older European buildings. Well located for sightseeing, shops and food. Tea/coffee/snack in your room - good value for the price. Very friendly owner and don't forget... More 

Thank PearlCanada
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

I really liked the room. After staying in a dorm for the previous week, it was amazing to have my own quaint room. The bathroom was nice and I don't think I was actually sharing with anyone the one night I stayed. My only complaint is that there was no one to check me out. I owed money for the... More 

Thank Jessica K
Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed April 18, 2016

The service is great. We stayed in a private triple room and it was a clean and spacious room. The bathroom is very clean also. The owner is not in the front desk the whole time so you have to advice at which hour you will be arriving, if you comply with this he will be waiting for you, give... More 

Thank Olaf_Magno
Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed January 19, 2016

We stayed in Florence for 4 days, in Franz House, in 2013. The owner is extremely helpful and very friendly. On our first day in the city, he gave us a map and explained everything worth seeing, including some restaurants/icecream shops off the beaten track! The room we stayed had a lovely view, lots of space, a basic breakfast every... More 

Thank Magnetic_Souvenirs
Vaasa, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed January 12, 2016

This was my second visit to Florence. It was an easy and short walk a way from Santa Maria Novella station and also close to main sights. The room was a little bit shabby but clean and cosy and the common areas were ok.

Thank Mint76
County Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed October 23, 2015

The bedroom was clean though shabby. The shared bathroom was clean also. Communal areas were awful. The owner is unreliable. You can stay in wonderful places in Florence for the same price. My advice is stay elsewhere.

Thank mcas64
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Very happy with our stay here, the owner was really nice, in a perfect location and no need for public transport. The breakfast included was just classic simple italian and delivered to our room every morning when we requested - which was great. Would of been 5 stars but the extender for the wifi wasn't working, meaning our room didn't... More 

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Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the majority of the people arriving in Florence, which might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists come across the constant hustle and bustle of the station before exiting, taking a few steps and stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It is impossible not to admire the the square, housing one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Franz House

Address: Via Dei Fossi 1 | ang. p.zza Goldoni, 50123, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: $47 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“we had the room facing the river, It was loud, but we couldnt beat the view! We would open the windows, pull up chairs and drink wine.”
 of 5 bubbles LindaC860, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We liked our large family room (double & 2 single beds) with a view of the River Arno and private bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles PearlCanada, Jul 30, 2016 | Read review
“The Blue Room (triple) with own bathroom was the best.”
 of 5 bubbles YasmineinSydney, Apr 14, 2014 | Read review
“We had a private room (large comfortable bed) and shared bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles tszofer2, Jul 22, 2013 | Read review
“If you don't like a little street noise, ask for an interior room. All rooms are on the same floor.”
 of 5 bubbles akd19, Dec 28, 2012 | Read review
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