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Hotel Mario's
Ranked #91 of 410 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 9, 2012

The hotel is close to the train station but a little difficult to find from the airport. Doesn't matter, it's just a charming hotel with helpful staff. Rooms are small with possibly the smallest shower I ever saw, but they were very clean and had the Europeon charm I wanted. Breakfast was included and it was delicious... Don't expect an American type breakfast anywhere in Italy, but this was a very filling continental breakfast with lots of choices. There are several wonderful restaurants near by, just ask at the desk. I had a wonderful stay!

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 1, 2012

This was a complete dump. The room was extremely dirty, the "bed" was so uncomfortable we could not sleep at all, and the location couldn't be worse. Even worse than all of that, it wasn't that cheap. Regardless of the price though, do not stay here! The staff will not accommodate any of your requests and will only make excuses. When we complained about all of the bugs, we were told that Florence is a low lying city so we should expect bugs in our room. We planned on staying 4 days, but stayed one night and left for another city. This terrible hotel ruined our Florence experience all together. The only way we survived this doomed trip to Florence was to spend our day on the beautiful rooftop of the Continental Hotel. Spend the extra money and stay at the Continental Hotel if you want to enjoy a wonderful city without bugs and rude staff. To be clear....do NOT stay at Hotel Mario's under any conditions! You will be disapointed as we were.

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled as a couple
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5  Thank katie s
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Reviewed June 14, 2012

Pros:
* very nice staff
* clean and big rooms with private bathrooms
* well served breakfast
* close to termini and downtown

Cons:
* 1st floor with no lift

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 13, 2012

This was our home-away-from home for two weeks. The friendly, bilingual staff offered helpful advice and provided clean rooms and a good breakfast. The short walk to the train station made our arrival, departure and day trips really easy and the location was excellent for all the sights.

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  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 21, 2012

This small hotel is 5 minutes from the train station and a close walk to the center of Florence. Samll rooms are good for the single traveller and the breakfast is good.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed April 28, 2012

My husband and I and two close friends stayed here from 22nd to 25th of April. We were very happy with all aspects of this little hotel. We had had a long journey from west Wales arriving by bus. It was therefore a relief to find the hotel so conveniently situated from both the sights and the bus/railway station. The staff were very helpful at all times. The furniture was beautiful and everything was spotlessly clean. Also the street had many good bars and restaurants. I don't think we will be returning to Florence in the near future but I shall certainly recommend this hotel to anyone else going there.

Room Tip: Can recommend room 6.
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  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed December 22, 2011

Location is good. Near to main train station, Florence(FI.SMN) and bus station. Walking distance (maximum 10 minutes only) to all tourist attraction such as:

- Piazza del Duomo
- Campanile di Giotto
- Piazza della Republica
(return at night to take picture of the carousel)
- Piazza della Signoria
- Uffizi
- Ponte Vecchio "Old Bridge".
- Piazzale Michelangelo (by bus)

Breaksfast is good and the service is good.

The staff is friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Hotel Mario's

Address: Via Faenza 89 Black, 50123, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#16 Best Value Hotel in Florence
#46 Family Hotel in Florence
#57 Business Hotel in Florence
#60 Romantic Hotel in Florence
Price Range: $67 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Mario's 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Mario's welcomes its guests in an atmosphere of ancient Florentine private house. A classic tradition of hospitality for this exceptional family run Florence hotel with charm and simple elegance. Located few steps from main train station in a building of the seventeenth century in the prestigious Via Faenza, an ancient road dating back to 1200, which still retains the medieval appearance. Classic environment with warm and cozy atmospheres, bright and comfortable spaces, elegant and refined details... A mix of images, sounds, scents for your dream stay in Florence... Classic environment with warm and cozy atmospheres, bright and comfortable spaces, elegant and refined details... A mix of images, sounds, scents for your dream stay in Florence... ... more   less 
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