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Hotel Crocini
Ranked #92 of 412 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Florence”
Reviewed June 7, 2014

Five minute walk from the heart of Florence. Traditionally furnished and decorated Hotel in need of a little TLC. beautiful 'courtyard' garden allowed for off road secure parking. Limited breakfast options. Friendly helpful reception staff.

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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crocini, Proprietario at Hotel Crocini, responded to this review, June 14, 2014
Dear Philip H
thank you very much for your feedback, hope to welcome you again in our Hotel ang gest at least one more "ball", we'll try to improve ;)
Saluti da Firenze - Lorenzo
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Hyderabad, India
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

Hotel Crocini was everything that was mentioned in earlier reviews. The staff were very helpful, the superior room was good, breakfast was excellent.

The hotel is close enough to the staton and the historical centre. We walked everyday and enjoyed the whole experience.

The reason for not giving 5 stars: We were charged for water at this hotel. I agree that it is not mentioned anywhere that water is free, but, you expect that at least one small bottle would be provided for a room.

Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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crocini, Proprietario at Hotel Crocini, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
Dear From_hyd
thank you so much for your nice feedback: just for information... tap water in Florence is absolutely good, clean, fresh and 100% drinkable, the Major of Florence is proud to offer to you all the water you want in order to save the environment from plastic bottles :)
Saluti da Firenze - Lorenzo
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 3, 2014

I've stayed at this hotel for one night and I can only say positive things. Small, family run hotel, with super nice staff, very helpful at all times, all speaking English very well. Rooms are spacious, clean and well kept. Families can get baby cot for free, the breakfast room also has a child seat. Breakfast buffet has many different items, so you should take breakfast as well. The building has lift installed (small and old, but a special experience riding in it as in many other italian hotels). If you come by car, you can park it within hotel grounds for free. WIFI is also free and operates without problems. It's location is close to sights of Florence, all within walking distance. I would gladly come back another time and would recommend this place to friends.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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crocini, Proprietario at Hotel Crocini, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
Dear D0B1
thank you so much for your feedback, it's true we love babies and kids and all the families are absolutely welcome ;)
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shrops england
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 22, 2014

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We stopped 3 nights in this hotel. It was in a lovely quiet area about a 5 mins walk from the station if you cut through the streets. The hotel staff are so welcoming and extremely helpful, all speaking very good English . The hotel is situated about a 15 min walk into Florence - we walked along the river bank . The hotel itself has obviously seen better days but this adds to its charm . The rooms are clean and basic with a good en suite . Breakfast was amazing with everything except toast . The hotel staff booked us on a trip to Sienna and San Gimignano and a wine tasting lunch . We are not tour people but as w had left booking a car too late decided to do the trip . I can recommend this . All in all an Excellent few days rounded off with an afternoon to Pisa before we caught the plane home . I can recommend this hotel

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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crocini, Proprietario at Hotel Crocini, responded to this review, May 1, 2014
Dear ShropsEng
thank you very much for your feedback, we look forward to your next visit :)
Saluti da Firenze - Lorenzo
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Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2014

Hotel Crocini is a simple hotel, with very clean rooms, and it serves a good and rich Italian breakfast, but the best part about it is the super-helpful staff that gave us recommendations about restaurants, bar, attractions, getting around and also tried to help us with booking a ticket to Uffizi.
A good hotel near the river, 15 minutes walk from the city center (15 minutes from the Uffizi).

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Gilad B
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crocini, Proprietario at Hotel Crocini, responded to this review, May 1, 2014
Dear Gilad B
thank you so much for your feedback, you described the Crocini exactly as it is :)
Saluti da Firenze - Lorenzo
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2014

Our stay at Hotel Crocini was extremely pleasant, it truly felt like home for 4 days. The building is a architectural beauty and the rooms within transport you you to times of the past. The location was quiet and a great oasis from the bustle of Florentine excitement.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Kirsten T
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crocini, Proprietario at Hotel Crocini, responded to this review, May 1, 2014
Dear Kirsten T
thank you so much for your feedback, I'm really happy to see that we met your expectations :)
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Antofagasta Region, Chile
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2014

We were a group of four, the other couple stayed at the "Double Superior Room", and we stayed at a "Double room with shared bathroom". We went to have a look at the difference between the two, and the main difference is the toilet of course, but also the decorations. The size for the "Superior" double room was so disappointing, very small to be called "Superior". In a normal standard I would considerate it more a normal double room.

About the double room with shared toiled we can list these comments...
Pro's:
+ Excellent buffet breakfast, lots of options like fruit, yogurt, bread, croissant, cereals, scrumbled eggs, etc.
+ Computer and free printing service
+ Our room was very spacious, but the walls covered by mirrors.

Needs improvements:
- Shared toiled was awful (at least for our room): tiny space and so dirty.
- Reception had nice people at times and some not so nice or kind at other times.

Finally, the location: a bit farther but nice walk (along the river) from main attractions, and a 15mins walk from train station.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank angelawt
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crocini, Proprietario at Hotel Crocini, responded to this review, March 23, 2014
Dear angelawt
thank you for your visit, for your feedback and for your opinions that we will keep in mind to improve the Crocini.
Saluti da Firenze - Lorenzo
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Property: Hotel Crocini
Address: Corso Italia 28, 50123, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#15 Best Value Hotel in Florence
#81 Business Hotel in Florence
#102 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#117 Family Hotel in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Crocini 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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