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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Hotel Santa Croce

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Hotel Santa Croce
Ranked #41 of 421 Hotels in Florence
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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“We had a lovely time!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Cozy lovely small hotel, close to the beautiful Basilica di Santa Croce. All major sightseeing places are within a short walk. Though hotel is located on an old quiet street, there are many shops and stands right around the corner. Our room was very nice and clean; tasty fresh breakfast gave us a good start for the day. Mario and other staff members were very helpful and friendly (helped us with our luggage, gave us directions, etc.). We were three ladies travelling, and we agreed that if any of us will have chance to return to Florence, this pretty place will be our top choice. I praised it to my friends and recommend to anyone looking for the place to stay in Florence.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Hotel_SantaCroce, Proprietario at Hotel Santa Croce, responded to this review, November 7, 2012
Dear Natalya,
thank you for your review and for recommending our Hotel to your friends and the Tripadvisor community, we are all happy you enjoyed your stay with us.

We hope to see you again as soon as possibile.

Best regards
Santa Croce Staff
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2012

Within walking distance from all the major sites, this hotel is ideally located at the center of Florence. It is a small hotel and the house is quite old and has a great history. Straight from your arrival you get the feeling of belonging. The staff is very helpful and kind and you can always count on them to help you with any problems you might have. The rooms are lovely and very clean. The breakfast is all right and the service is impeccable. We had five wonderful days in Florence staying at the Hotel Santa Croce and will warmly recommend it to anyone going to Florence. At the low cost of staying here, you get outstanding location, lovely accommodations and a staff that is always ready to assist you to make sure that your vacation lives up to your expectations.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Hotel_SantaCroce, Direttore at Hotel Santa Croce, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
Dear Henrik,
thanks a lot for your great review, we are delighted that you liked your stay at Hotel Santa Croce.

Hoping you will have a lovely remind of your honeymoon in Florence.

Sincerely,
Santa Croce Hotel Staff
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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

I travelled to Florence with 8 family members to study for a week. The hotel is very conveniently situated in the centre of Florence. In my opinion this hotels service is 5 star. All the rooms were clean and tidy but due to the fact that it is an ancient building they are small. The staff were very helpful and friendly. We are already planning our next stay.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Hotel_SantaCroce, Direttore at Hotel Santa Croce, responded to this review, October 19, 2012
Dear Renee,
thanks a lot.

Can't wait to see you again when you will come back to Florence.

Best Regards
Mario, Gabriele and Staff
Hotel Santa Croce - Centro Storico Firenze
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

9 Cousins went to floramce to go to school. We all stayed at the Santa Croce hotel, we had excellent service and lovely clean sheets and towels every day. We are going back in March for another weeks school and we WILL be staying at the Santa Croce hotel thank you all the the hotel for your kind attention to us all, we look forward to coming back..

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Hotel_SantaCroce, Direttore at Hotel Santa Croce, responded to this review, October 11, 2012
Dear Susan, Remo and all cousins,
thank you so much for your nice review, it’s important for us.

See you next time you will come back to Florence to study Italian ;-)
We'll help you again with difficult words and with big numbers of the rooms.

Best Regards
Mario, Gabriele and Staff all
Hotel Santa Croce - Centro Storico Firenze
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

This is not a luxury hotel by any means, it is 2 star and in a converted building, so set your expectations accordingly. It does have individual bathrooms and air conditioning.

The location is midway between Santa Croce Piazza and Uffizi gallery which is very convenient for sight seeing. There is no lift but staff will help with luggage. The breakfast is simple continental but very accommodating. The rooms are not large, but clean, well appointed and have good facilities.

The only disadvantages of the hotel is that the area is around many bars and cafes so it was a little noisy at night. Also, the bed was quite small and not very comfortable but a bigger room may have better furniture. Otherwise it is great value for money, a nice place run by lovely staff right beside all of the sights.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
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Hotel_SantaCroce, Direttore at Hotel Santa Croce, responded to this review, October 5, 2012
Dear Customer,
we are delighted that you liked your stay at Hotel Santa Croce

Thank you for your nice words, they are really rewarding for us.

We're looking forward to hosting you again when you will come back to Florence.

Best regards by Santa Croce Hotel Staff
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2012

We have stayed in many beautiful hotels with excellent service, but Hotel Santa Croce exceeded our expectations. The hotel is wonderful with much history, but the service was equally wonderful.
It has a very central location, with easy access to all the sites. We would go back in a heartbeat!!!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Hotel_SantaCroce, Direttore at Hotel Santa Croce, responded to this review, September 19, 2012
Dear Customer,
Thank you for your nice review, it's very appreciated !

We are delighted that you liked your stay at our hotel.

We're looking forward to hosting you again for your next stay in Florence.

Best regards by Santa Croce Hotel Staff
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2012

I read the recommendations of others here and decided to book this hotel for my few days in Florence and I'm glad I did. The price was right but the location really clinched it for me. Santa Croce which was my first stop in Florence- is just around the corner. And everything else you're there to see is within easy walking distance.

The staff couldn't have been more friendly and more helpful. And the Wifi, AC and breakfast were a big plus (and again, part of why I booked this hotel).

It's down a small side street so even though I was on the ground floor (I was in the Dante room) I heard hardly any outside noise.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
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Hotel_SantaCroce, Proprietario at Hotel Santa Croce, responded to this review, August 2, 2015
Dear Guest,
Thank you so much for your great review !

We hope to see you again.

Sincerely,
Mario, Gabriele and Staff
Hotel Santa Croce
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Property: Hotel Santa Croce
Address: Via De' Bentaccordi, 3, 50122, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Uffizi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
#30 Family Hotel in Florence
#36 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#39 Best Value Hotel in Florence
#55 Business Hotel in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Santa Croce 2*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
STAYING AT HOTEL SANTA CROCE gives the possibility to live a unique experience in the magical atmosphere of Florence. Small but welcoming, Hotel Santa Croce is immersed in the marvellous historical centre, right in the heart of the artistic, cultural and commercial life of the city. The Hotel is situated in an historical building dating back to the 600s and stands on the remains of an ancient Roman amphitheatre. The illustrious Michelangelo Buonarroti spent his childhood years in the adjoining house (there is a marble plaque showing evidence of this on the wall of the first floor). While just a few metres away you can find all of the most important monuments and museums, as well as the most renowned bars for those who would like a taste of the Florentine night-life. Situated only 100 metres from Piazza della Signoria, the Uffizi Gallery and Piazza Santa Croce (from where the Hotel's name derives), you can admire the enchanting Basilica where the remains of the greatest artists, writers, poets and scientists in Italian history are buried; we are also just a few steps away from il Duomo, il Battistero, the magnificent Campanile di Giotto and the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore and Santa Maria Novella, not to mention the precious Ponte Vecchio, under which Florence's rushing River Arno flows. Or if you would prefer to dedicate some of your free-time to shopping, you can spend hours walking up and down Via Tornabuoni or Via De Calzaiuoli discovering the best names in Italian, and international fashion. The breakfast room, cosy, warm and welcoming, will help you wake up in the best of moods. There is a 24-hour reception service and staff are always willing to help wherever possible. Enjoy your stay at Hotel Santa Croce ! ... more   less 
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