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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The location is near to Santa Maria Novella and within a walking distance to pretty much everywhere in the historical center. Room was very clean and cozy, bed perfect - not overly soft, which I prefer. The staff was very responsive and handled small problems without delay - and there weren't many to handle. All in all, my room left... More 

1 Thank Jussi H
laresidenzadellorafo, RECEPTIONIST at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Hello Jussi H, Thank you so much to find some time to write a feedback for our B&B! We are so glad that you spent a nice time at La Residenza dell'Orafo and that everything met your expectations, we are happy to help our guests anytime and we do always our best in order to satisfy their requests, We hope... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

The room exceeded my expectations. We traveled via train from Rome and it was a mere 5 mins walk from the main train station. Very convenient for our family of 4. My girls loved the room so much. We had to ring the bell downstairs initially to gain access to the room which was located on the 2nd floor. we... More 

1 Thank Suryani S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

This is the best stay during my 17 days europe trip. All the ladies there were so helpful, nice like you wouldnt imagine. They wait us till 9.30 pm while the maximum check in was in 7 pm and still welcome us with a warm smile. Nothing to complain, the room perfectly clean, spacious and has the best heater during... More 

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Oak Island, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We took the local trains from Vernazza, through Lucca and Milan, arriving in Florence on the afternoon of July 27, 2015. The main Milan train station is huge. Go across the street and past the McDonald's restaurant. La Residenza dell'Orafo is on that street about 2 city blocks on the left. The door is locked so you must ring the... More 

1 Thank MikeEubanks
laresidenzadellorafo, Receptionist at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Dear MikeEubanks, Thank you for choosing "La Residenza Dell' Orafo" for your holidays in Florence and for writing your kind review. We are happy that you appreciate our B&B, for the position for the room for the cleaning and our kind and helpful staff. We always hope that our friendly and informal way to help our clients is appreciated. We... More 

Manassas, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 October 2015

The Residenza dell-Orafo is ideally located. It is literally a 5-minute walk from the main train station and an additional 10-15 minutes to the Duomo or (in a different direction) the Ponte Vecchio. Additionally, the staff takes ample time to explain good less well-known sights to see and also offer recommendations on where you can eat for little (or more)... More 

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laresidenzadellorafo, Receptionist at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Dear Thos 123, we thank you for your kind review!! We're happy you had a good experience with us and that you had appreciated our suggestions to visit and enjoy Florence!! We hope to welcome you in the future, in the meantime we send you our greetings from Italy! Elisa and The Staff More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Great location ! Jus three minutes from train station ! With clear direction in email which sent by staff Alice days before trip, I can more easily to find the location ! Very nice and polite staffs ! They all sincerely introduce the attractions I. Florence and I really appreciate that! Comfortable and clean room ! More bigger than I... More 

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laresidenzadellorafo, Receptionist at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you very much for your kind review. We are happy to know that you appreciated our B&B service during your stay . We always try to provide and improve our services for our guests to make their holiday memorable. Hooping to welcome you again, Kindest regards Greta More 

London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

This B&B has the potential to deserve a five star rating but on the basis of some minor niggles I think it has to drop to four. First the good points, which far outweigh the bad. The B&B is located close to the main station SMN and relatively easy to find. The residence is on one edge of the historic... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

We chose this hotel for two reason; close to S.M.N train station and great reviews in trip advisor. We stayed here 2 nights during Sept 28and29.The location was indeed very convenient, just opposite to the train station. However, we were disappointed with the room when we arrived. The room was small (and yes it did mentioned when we made a... More 

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Hong Kong
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2015

If you are looking for a convenience place that feels like home, no doubt that you should book this b&b. Location wise no need to emphasise how easy to reach. Instead the 3 ladies are like Charles Angel to assist your needs. Everyday with smiling face to greet you and always let you feel free to ask questions. If you... More 

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laresidenzadellorafo, Responsabile reception at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Dear twychung, thank you very much for your words! We always try to do our best to let our gest feel like at home. We hope to see you soon for your next holiday in Florence! We wish you and your family all the best. See you 3 Charles Angels :) More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Just over a block from Florence's train station, about six steps up to the elevator. We left the bags temporarily on the landing so both of us would fit in the elevator (close outer door, close inner door, press 1 for first floor up. Warm welcome, quick friendly check in. We got room 4 in the front, windows out both... More 

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laresidenzadellorafo, Responsabile reception at La Residenza dell'Orafo, responded to this review

Dear UncleDuck, thanks for your nice review! We are glad to know that you appreciated our B&B La Residenza dell'Orafo and we hope to welcome you again for your next holidays in Florence! Kind regards The Staff More 

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San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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In the heart of Florence, one of the most romantic and magical cities of the world, right at the exit of the train Station Santa Maria Novella, a step away from the Palace of Congresses (Conferences Palace) and from the historical center a Bed and Breakfast has recently been opened: “La Residenza dell'Orafo” with cozy and comfortable rooms, great service and an excellent quality price ratio. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Residenza dell'Orafo

Address: Largo Fratelli Alinari 11, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Price Range: $96 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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