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“Excellent location & value”
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Hotel Alba Palace
Ranked #71 of 410 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful ambience with very friendly staff. Location is superb close to train station and all of the main features. Check the security safe though. They are good quality but our was not attached to anything and we could carry it away if we wished. Good breakfast fare
Highly reccomend this place to anyone

  • Stayed: September 2013
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hotelalba, Responsabile reception at Hotel Alba Palace, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2013

Thank you for sharing your experience. We will be very happy to see you again at Hotel Alba Palace!

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Reviewed September 20, 2013

Rooms were pristine, quiet and hotel is a very short walk from the train station. The famous Doumo is only a stones throw away. The breakfast was excellent with a wide variety of items from pastries to eggs to meats to bread to cheese to cereal. We stayed here for 4 nights and would do it again. This hotel had a somewhat more comfortable mattress than the other 3 we stayed in and that was a welcome relief for some aching bones.

Room Tip: Make sure you go above the city to photograph it at Michaelangelo Park
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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hotelalba, Responsabile reception at Hotel Alba Palace, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2013

Thank you for your kind words. We are all very happy that you enjoyed your stay in our Hotel!!
We really hope to see you again in Florence!!

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Reviewed September 19, 2013

The location was great! Definitely within walking distance between the train stations and many local attractions. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and the breakfast was plentiful. The front desk staff also made several reservations for us to places that were sold out online so that we didn't miss any attractions. Our only compaint was with the A/C. It was advertised that all rooms have private controls and double-paned windows. However, we went in April and were told that the A/C was turned off in the entire hotel because of the "local weather". Italy was having a very warm period while we were there, and being 5 months pregnant the A/C would have been nice. We felt that this should have been advertised better because double-paned windows don't do much good when you have to open them at night. Other than the room being warm during the day and early evenings, we had a nice stay.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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hotelalba, Responsabile reception at Hotel Alba Palace, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2013

Thank you for your contribution and and for choosing our hotel for your stay in Florence,
we are sorry for your inconvenience about the air conditioning, the temperature can be regularized from the room as described, but the general system of the hotel is set on the heating in the winter or air conditioning in the summer. Sometimes like in in April is still cold, with minimum termperature up to 6 degrees and then is more suitable the hating!!!

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Reviewed September 15, 2013

What a great recommendation this was! Great location around the corner from the station, but alsowithin walking distance from most attractions. Front of house staff were fantastic, and the helpers at breakfast were too. Really happy with everytjing about this place. Very pleasant experience, especially with 2 kids aged 9 and 8!

Room Tip: Room 001 was fantastic for families!
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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hotelalba, Responsabile reception at Hotel Alba Palace, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2013

Thank you a lot of comment. We always try to make your stay as pleasant as possible for our customers!
We expect you back at our hotel!

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Reviewed September 11, 2013

We booked a room for a family of 4 (2 Adults, 2 kids) and expected a normal kind of place, judging by the price only to arrive at a super big room with a mezzanine floor for 2nd pair of beds (which the boys overtook immediately). A great bathroom and a private jacuzzi with a marvelous tromp l'oeil on the wall. Good breakfast. On top of that, only a few minutes' walk to the important piazzi. All in all: very good!

Room Tip: I can only speak for the family room (No. 3:)
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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hotelalba, Responsabile reception at Hotel Alba Palace, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2013

Thank you for your contribution! We are at your disposal the next time you decide to stay in Florence!

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Reviewed September 10, 2013

Very nice hotel in a convenient location, including being a short walk to the train station. The facility is very well maintained and the desk staff was welcoming and helpful. The breakfast was the best we experienced in a B&B environment in Italy.

Room Tip: We stayed in room 001 and it was amazing...try and reserve it! Two story room with semi-private terr...
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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hotelalba, Responsabile reception at Hotel Alba Palace, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2013

Thank you for your contribution! Thanks for your appreciative words!

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Reviewed September 9, 2013

the hotel Alba palace ids just 5 minutes walk from the central station and ideally situated for walking to all points of the centre of Florence.It is extremely good value,excellent friendly staff beautifully appointed and first rate breakfast.I will definately return to it.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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hotelalba, Responsabile reception at Hotel Alba Palace, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2013

We’re so happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us!
We hope to have you back as our welcome guest.

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Address: Via della Scala 22/38r, 50123, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#32 Business Hotel in Florence
#71 Romantic Hotel in Florence
Price Range: $84 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alba Palace 3*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Adjacent to the cloisters of Santa Maria Novella in the historical center of Florence, the three antique buildings surrounding the covered courtyard, now our breakfast room, offer you a welcoming corner in typical Florentine style. Florence Hotel Alba Palace has united comfort in an antique Florentine dwelling and the care for detail by its attentive staff with the aim of making this hotel an authentic angle of hospitality. ... more   less 
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