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Pensione Bencista

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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“family run”(13 reviews)
“the bus”(43 reviews)
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

The wife and I stayed here during the Florence portion of our honeymoon. It was our favorite accommodation by far despite being one of the least expensive. Apparently it’s only rated at three stars, this simply shows the lack of value of the star ranking...More

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Response from beatricesimoni, Front Office Manager at Pensione BencistaResponded November 12, 2017

Dear Guests, I remember you very well. You were in room n.9. It was a great pleasure to meet you and thank you very much for your excellent review. We always try to do our best to make people happy during their stay at Bencistà...More

Reviewed October 25, 2017

We spent one evening here and wish it could have been longer. The views are breathtaking and the rooms full of antiques. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The evening meal was delicious! Taking bus number 7 into Florence was easy and they even...More

Thank Carolyn S
Response from beatricesimoni, Front Office Manager at Pensione BencistaResponded October 27, 2017

Dear madam, Thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate it. I hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again in our house. Best Regards Letizia

Reviewed October 20, 2017

We stayed at this grand hotel as part of a walk from Bologna to Florence. It was an amazing experience, as the building and grounds look like they belong to another time. In a sense, old fashioned, but in a good sense, Rooms are thus...More

Thank Keithsal
Response from beatricesimoni, Front Office Manager at Pensione BencistaResponded October 22, 2017

Dear Madam, thank you very much for your kind words. We appreciated your review so much and we are happy that you liked the style of the house. I hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again in our house. Best Regards, Letizia

Reviewed October 18, 2017

Totally charming hotel in Fiesole, overlooking Florence. The hotel has been accomodating guests for 7o years, and it is a family-run buisness. The main building is happily situated on its own vast grounds, it is quiet, and on a sunny day the views are beautiful....More

Thank Stefan S
Response from beatricesimoni, Front Office Manager at Pensione BencistaResponded October 20, 2017

Dear Stefan, Thank you very much for your excellent review! I hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you another time in our house Best Regards, Mairely

Reviewed September 6, 2017

We loved this place . Traditional and some would say old fashioned rooms but perfectly adequate - but do take insect repellant . A verdant area with an amazing view of Florence . Make sure you take supper or at least drinks on the terrace...More

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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
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$105 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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$105 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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champangedreamz
September 14, 2017|
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Response from beatricesimoni | Property representative |
The airport is 30- 45 minutes far by car from our hotel and we have a free parking place. Hoping to have the pleasure of welcoming you at Bencista Best regards Vilma
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sidbiggle
September 3, 2017|
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Hello. Yes, we have an elevator. Best regards Vilma
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Tsuin C
August 28, 2017|
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Hello! There isn't any refrigerator in the rooms, but we have a Bar with a refrigerator that is available to our guests. Bests, Staff Bencistà
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"There is a good bus connection from the hotel to Florence."
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"Ask for a room overlooking Florence"
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"I assumed they all have AC, but not sure. If you need AC ask."
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"City view with A/C"
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