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“A little gem”
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Hotel Florida
Ranked #9 of 43 Hotels in Tossa de Mar
Certificate of Excellence
Dublin, Ireland
Level 6 Contributor
141 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“A little gem”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

We stayed in Hotel Florida for a week from mid-July. Great experience. Hotel Florida is a little gem. Very friendly and helpful staff in family-owned establishment. Very close to beach and location gives one a sense of being in a village as the town is up behind the hotel. We had two rooms and the best room was on the front of the hotel on 2nd floor as we had sun throughout the day. There was a good choice for breakfast. We really enjoyed the jacuzzi on the roof-top. Brilliant for soothing aches after long day's walk on coastal path to Lloret de Mar. We would certainly recommend Hotel Florida for lovely atmosphere and very reasonable price. Tossa de Mar is a superb find - lovely beach, intimate atmosphere, great value in restaurants. Go before it changes too much. Very convenient for Girona airport, just a bus-ride away.

Room Tip: Choose room to front of hotel on 2nd floor for daylong sunshine and a good night's sleep.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Grenoble, France
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Very nice, well-situated, clean and cosy hotel near the seaside, providing an easy access to the beach. Our room was cleaned daily, it was a wide one with a double bed as like we requested in our booking. There was a huge 2-side balcony viewing on the parking and a street, which was nice to have. Parking itself was fully booked every day but still it was manageable to keep the car there and go out during the day. It was cheaper than the parkings around (12 euros vs 15) so we were satisfied. The personnel at the reception as well as during the breakfasts was very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our stay, there was nothing negative to say. So what else should we need?

Room Tip: Corner room (Nr. 109 for example) is quite comfortable while staying in couple
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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surrey uk
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2012 via mobile

This was our fourth stay at Hotel Florida and we can't think of anywhere that would be better in Tossa de Mar. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the rooms are spacious and comfortable. Breakfast has a nice choice and everything is very civilised, unlike some other hotels nearby!
The location is very close to the beach, the shops and the many restaurants. There is good air conditioning and it was needed with the wonderful weather we had.
It is good value for money and we had a great time.

Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank cjwhols
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Bettendorf, Iowa
Level 6 Contributor
137 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2012

We had a blast in Tossa de Mar, it's a beautiful beach town and Hotel Florida was just minutes away. They were very friendly and helpful -- accommodated our kids and random requests with a smile. The price was right, the room was spacious and simple and clean. The breakfast was great and it was just an all-around great experience.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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Hertfordshire
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2011

Stayed at the Hotel Florida for four days last September having arrived to surprise my elderly parents who were already staying there on their holiday. Unfortunately my Mother broke her foot two days after I arrived and this meant they had to cut their holiday short. Due to other physical problems she couldn't use crutches and was unable to move around unless she was on her hands and knees and as my Father suffers from Alzheimers it was impossible for her to care for him for another week away on their own. We had two frantic days of hospital visits and and then had to get permission from another medical centre for her to be able to fly home with me. A horribly stressful couple of days but the hotel staff couldn't have been more helpful. They brought crutches in from home for Mum to try and as she was so immobile they arranged for meals to be delivered to their room. They also allowed me to use their office and phone for the many fruitless phone calls made to the travel insurance company and various airlines in order to arrange alternative flights home. Amazingly when they saw how difficult the situation was and realised that my parents would have to leave early they immediately offered a complete refund for the second week of their holiday without even being asked.
It is a family run hotel and every one of the staff went well beyond the call of duty to help us in a very difficult situation. It is a lovely hotel, very close to the beach and all local shopping and restaurants etc but what makes it really special is the family that run it. Nothing is too much trouble and I will never forget how much they helped at a time when the so-called helplines available to us were totally useless. Lovely, lovely people.

Room Tip: Comfortable rooms with balconies, great breakfast and sun terrace. Great location. Fantastic staff.
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  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
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surrey uk
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2011

This was our third visit to Hotel Florida and we were greeted like old friends. All of the staff are helpful and polite and we were given "the best room in the hotel". It was a large, corner room on the third floor with a wraparound balcony.
Everywhere was spotlessly clean and there is a small fridge in the room. The A/C worked well.
We have no complaints about anything but would have enjoyed just one English language TV programme!
Breakfast was included in the price and there is a very good choice of the usual items.
Most of the guests were European but we didn't hear any other people speaking Engish! It's a quiet hotel but within very easy reach of the shops and the beach.
There is a small spa area on the roof but we didn't use it this trip.
I'm sure we'll be staying here again and I advise you to check it out too!

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank cjwhols
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Tonsberg, Norway
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2011

We stayed for 5 nights from 6. july 2010. We had a tripple room just over the reseption. The room was clean and spaciuos. The aircon was not in good shape. The breakfast was delicious with free Nespresso coffee. The staff and the owner was very friendly and gave very good service. The hotel have a carpark in the backyard. Just a few hotel in Tossa have this facility. The hotel have also spa facilitis at the roof. Tossa it self is a very charming place. We will stay at this hotel if we travel to Tossa again.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
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Property: Hotel Florida
Address: Avda. de la Palma, 12, 17320 Tossa de Mar, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Girona > Costa Brava > Tossa de Mar
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge
Hotel Style:
#13 Family Hotel in Tossa de Mar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Florida 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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