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“Awesome value of money, a really pleasant staying”
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Hotel Bodoni
Ranked #182 of 410 Hotels in Florence
Reviewed November 2, 2012

We spend 4 nights at hotel Bodoni, from October 8 to October 12.

PROS
The hotel is located in a very nice and quite neighborhood. Room is very clean, towels changed every day, the bed is comfortable. There is a safe in the room, when we put our money and documents.
TV is fine, with some stations in Italian and English.
Staff is very welcoming, ready to help and suggest excellent restaurants for a romantic dinner.
The strongest point of this hotel is definitely the breakfast: freshly squeezed orange juice, like nothing I've seen in other hotels.
Great location for getting to the historical sites of Florence. Bus station is just around the corner.
At the supermarket across the street (Conad), you can buy snackes, refreshments, fruits for a nice dinner on the balcony.

CONS
Bathroom was a little small with no window, but does the job.

I would stay here again!

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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direzione_bodoni, Direttore vendite at Hotel Bodoni, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2013

Dear guest,

we apologize if the bathroom has created problems during his stay in Florence.

Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed our work.

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Reviewed October 31, 2012

I stayed here two nights and loved it. The hotel is located at the edge of the touristy part of town, but still within easy walking distance of anything you would want to do. I found the location a plus – it felt like an ordinary residential neighborhood, as opposed to tourist central. It is a bit of a walk from the train station, so be forewarned, but more arduous than far – dragging a rolling suitcase over cobblestone streets for 20 minutes is not so fun. And it’s on the 4th floor of a commercial building, which I found a little odd but I do not think is that uncommon.

I found my room simple and good – very clean and quiet, with a nice bathroom/shower, a safe, a tv. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. And breakfast was fabulous, the best of any of the places I stayed on my trip. The fresh squeezed orange juice and made to order coffee were a lovely way to start the day. And the dining room had a nice view of the city. If I ever return to Florence, I am definitely staying here again.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled solo
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direzione_bodoni, Direttore vendite at Hotel Bodoni, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2013

Dear Guest,

thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed our work. The maximum rating is always nice, impels us to overcome all difficulties and to love more and more our work.

Hotel's doors will always be open

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Reviewed October 21, 2012

11 wonderful nights at this hotel. Great location. 20 minutes from SMN train station, but, 3 buses in next street go to station. Bus tickets in kiosk in front of hotel. Nothing was a problem for the staff. Room was great. Terrific value for the money. Very close to all historic sites in central Florence. Staff arranged our trips to Sienna, Pisa and San Gimignano. Within 100m of two great restaurants [ Cantina Barbagianni and La Giasola ]. Breakfast [ included in room rate ] was a delight with an original orange juice squeezer. Bravo to all.

Room Tip: We had a room at the back, where we could see Santa Croce. Very quiet.
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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direzione_bodoni, Direttore vendite at Hotel Bodoni, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2012

Dear Mr.

thanks so much about your great review. We are really happy to read this comment.

If you will come back to Florence check our site to have a great offer.

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Reviewed October 20, 2012

Only stayed for one night in this hotel and will not choose it in future. Hotel is on the fourth floor of a building. It's far from tourist area and near a place seems like bus station or whatever which gives you the feeling of unsafety. It's about 25 to 30 minutes walking distance from hotel to central train station. If you want to have duomo view from your room, you need to lean forward from balcony. Then you will see the little part of the Duomo. But be careful of doing that! Hotel room is clean but furnitue is old. Breakfast is so so and not as good as that of other two-star hotels we stayed in Florence before. The only advantage is it's close to a big supermarket and you can buy everything you need. We were a little bit dissapointed in choosing this hotel.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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direzione_bodoni, Direttore vendite at Hotel Bodoni, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2012

Dear Mrs.

we are really unhappy to read your review. Our reception is opened 24 h and our staff work hard for security too. I don't understand in what do you consider not safety our hotel, but if it is your sensation I'm really sorry. I would like make you happy.

Breakfast service is really our pride, letting you choose from a wide range of beverages (milk, hot chocolate, cappuccino, Italian espresso, American coffee, orange juice) and fresh food (eggs, ham, cheese) selected by our staff directly from the characteristic Florentine markets.
Italian bar breakfast fans can get the typical confectionery delights and the wide choice of muesli.
Maybe this variety it's not enough to you but If knew before I will give you a better experience in Hotel Bodoni.

We send or apologies

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Reviewed October 14, 2012

I last stayed here 20 years ago, and I must say, if anything, this hotel has improved!
The rooms are basic, but have everything you might need. Immaculate, great towels provided, comfy beds. The best rooms are located on the upper floors - ask for one with a view of Santa Croce.
Breakfast was amazing - one of the best spreads of our trip, and absolutely the best for the money.
The rooftop terraces offer lovely views, be sure to go out at sunrise or sunset.
As always, with any large city, bring earplugs for the best night's sleep.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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direzione_bodoni, Direttore vendite at Hotel Bodoni, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2012

Dear Mrs.

it's incredible your come back "home".

During years many things are changed but there is the same italian family atmosfere.

It's really true, our breakfast is considered very good for many guests and so we are very happy to offer an excellet service.

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Reviewed October 9, 2012

Stayed here for 3 nights with my partner. We had a hard time finding the hotel, streets in Florence have a weird numbering system and sign is not too noticeable.

Double room is decent, air-con, fridge, telly and safe are all in. Toilet is quite small but does the job. Window from our room overlooks the churches around Florence. Hotel has a Solarium or rooftop which has reclining chair to unwind at night and overlooks the Florence. A bonus not all of the guests notice.

Breakfast is amazing, juice is freshly squeezed nice croissants and choice of meats. However after the 3rd day we started to feel like we want something else for breakfast.

Staff are the best, specially Romano and the other guy who I forgot to ask the name. Morning staff who serves breakfast is quite attentive too.

It is quite great bargain for the budget!

Room Tip: Try room 29! it is quite isolated from the corridor..
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  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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direzione_bodoni, Direttore vendite at Hotel Bodoni, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2012

Thank so much for your review.

Other receptionist is Alessio, he is an execellent boy.

We wait you soon

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Reviewed October 6, 2012

This is nice pension style accommodation. While it is a good location for getting to the sites of Florence, it is about a 20 minute walk from the rail station. We enjoyed our stay, there is a patio with views over the rooftops and a breakfast buffet made great by freshly squeezed orange juice. The supermarket across the street was convenient to purchase snacks and refreshments. The bed was not the most comforable and the internet access was poor but it was good value for Florence.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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direzione_bodoni, Direttore vendite at Hotel Bodoni, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2012

Thank you so mucch for your review.

During autumn period, you could get on web an other good offer or if you prefer call us.

See you soon

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Address: Via Dei Martiri del Popolo 27, 50122, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Croce
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
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Ranked #182 of 410 Hotels in Florence
Price Range: $62 - $418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Bodoni 2*
Number of rooms: 41
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the center of the town, near the main shopping center, the Duomo and the church of S.Croce, the Hotel Bodoni is the ideal place for a quiet and comfortable stay. You will appreciate the comfortable lounges and open terraces, where you can relax after walking around the places of historical interest. We offer you an atmosphere where restfulness prevails.All rooms have modern furniture, shower/WC and air conditioning.Our terms are most reasonable and we are here to do our best to make your stay in Florence a happy onePossibility of Garage nearby. We will make you feel welcome at the Hotel Bodoni. ... more   less 
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