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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Our stay at Villa Cora was nothing less than pure luxury and perfection from the second we arrived until the second we left. We were greeted by the genuinely warn and friendly staff who would go out of there way to make our stay unforgettable. Our beautiful room on the 3rd floor in the main house was absolutely stunning with...

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Villa C, Direttore generale at Villa Cora, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for this amazing feedback on Villa Cora and !! It was very kind of you to write all these beautiful things about our Property as well as for our Staff but what really matters to us is to know that you had a good time enjoying so much all that Villa Cora has to...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We loved the place and the service! We do not have any complaints as it was just a perfect stay. Especially if you prefer a nice quite place outside of the city where you have the option just to relax after an intensive seightseeing day in florence. Walking distance to the city is approx 20 minutes, it was much shorter...

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Villa C, Direttore generale at Villa Cora, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking your precious time to write and post this beautiful review. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us especially appreciating the Hotel's location that we confirm to be within walking distance to the city center. Of course our shuttle is available for most of the time during the day....

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016

A fabulous Tuscan Villa, amazingly restored and interior designed to a high level and still retaining an air of warmth and elegance, quit visually stunning. The staff are friendly and welcoming, the food and service are superb. The grounds are stunning and only a short distance to the beautiful centre of Florence. A real must stay hotel, soon to be...

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Villa C, Direttore generale at Villa Cora, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for this amazing review and for being our valued guests! We are happy to know that you spent a good time with us and that everything was so enjoyable . We hope to have the chance to welcome you back very soon to Villa Cora and we all send you our warmest greetings. Grazie...

essex uk
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This hotel is the best we have ever stayed in, we have stayed at many top hotels in Britain previously. The staff were fabulous, what you would expect in a hotel of this quality. The whole experience was amazing the grounds are beautiful, as was the hotel and pool. Having arrived on Easter Sunday we were a little disappointed that...

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Villa C, Direttore generale at Villa Cora, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We'd like to thank you , first of all, for having taken your time to write this review. We are very glad to know that you had a great time at Villa Cora and that you coud enjoy the Hotel's facilities as well as its beautiful grounds . We are sorry that you couldn't participate to our Easter...

Potomac Falls, Virginia
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We've just returned from an extended stay at the Villa Cora which included the Easter holiday. Villa Cora provided the most exceptional hotel/vacation experience I have ever had! We traveled to Florence with 2 teenage children and chose to book their Family room to accommodate us all. This space felt much more like our own little flat then a hotel...

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Villa C, Direttore generale at Villa Cora, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for having taken your precious time to write this wonderful review ! We are delighted to know that you , as well as your family , had such a great time with us enjoying so much all that Villa Cora can offer. Your compliments and kind words (especially on our whole staff's attitude )...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We arr just leaving Villa Cora and still in awe with this amazing hotel. We received an upgrade to a Junior Suite and everything was perfect! Beautiful and spacious room, all the staff were beyond friendly and helpful ans the hotel itself is a beautiful Villa. We didn't feel like leaving. The hotel is locates around 8min driving from the...

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Villa C, Direttore generale at Villa Cora, responded to this review

Dear Guest , Thanks for this amazing review! Your kind words make us proud of ourselves and we really feel that we are paid back from all the efforts and commitment that we put on our daily work when receiving such beautiful feedbacks. But most of all we are happy that you had a great stay at Villa Cora and...

Reviewed 26 March 2016

Stayed for my best friend'd wedding. The top service, with amazing accommodation either you are in the main building or the smaller villa, the rooms are just perfect. The breakfast is so good, I couldn't decide what should i have for desert, i just took all of it. Very quiet, the most peaceful place as it is situated in the...

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Villa C, Direttore generale at Villa Cora, responded to this review

Dear Guest , Thank you very much for this beautiful review and to take your precious time to write it. We are very glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and that everything met with all your expectations. Breakfast is a huge and delicious meal at Villa Cora , we definitely agree with you and...

Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

This is a stunner of a hotel with a fabulous spa and heated outdoor pool. My room was spacious and glamorous with lovely rose scented toiletries. Breakfasts were a real treat with beautiful cheeses, breads, proper Italian sweet tomatoes and everything else you might need. They bring a fruit puree to your table - very indulgent The service is as...

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Villa C, Direttore generale at Villa Cora, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very delighted reading your excellent review that describes perfectly your recent stay to Villa Cora. Once again thank you for have been our guests and for sharing your precious impressions about your spacious duplex room, a daily delicious breakfast and for the nice words towards all our staff. We hope to see you soon in our...

St. Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We spent three delightful days at Villa Cora, traveling with our teenage daughter and her best friends' family as well. The decor, amenities and atmosphere were all beautiful. Truly, you can't imagine a more spectacular setting than a meeting in the mirror room to discuss the next day's plans. We loved it! We highly recommend the duplex for families. It...

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Villa C, Direttore generale at Villa Cora, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your extraordinary review after your experience in Villa Cora. We are really grateful for your words towards our property and to our staff as well. We hope to see you during your next trip in Florence, this time to also taste and dine our restaurant. With kind regards Simone Giorgi General Manager

Hanmer, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Villa Cora is sheer perfection. Whilst it is undeniably grand there is no hint of stuffiness or snobbery. The staff are simply wonderful. They excel at exuding friendliness but with absolute integrity and professionalism. They picked up on the fact that it was my husband's birthday and surprised him at breakfast with cake and indoor firework! Stay as long as...

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Villa C, Direttore generale at Villa Cora, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What a nice and beautiful review is yours! Staff will be really happy and delighted to read that they have contributed to make your stay with us so enjoyable .. Thank you very much for these kind words toward the Staff and the Property but, most of all, for having been our very important guests . We hope...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
VILLA CORA is a 5 star resort located in a 19th century mansion with a large park, bordering the gardens along Viale dei Colli, within walking distance from Boboli and Oltrarno and considered the "grand lady" of Florence southern hills. Its 46 rooms and suites, heated pool in the park, Gourmet's Restaurant and Spa make it the ultimate, exquisitely sophisticated "city resort". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Cora

Address: Viale Niccolo Machiavelli 18, 50125, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range: $378 - $1,515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Cora 5*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Florence
Grand Hotel Cora
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Florence
#1 Business Hotel in Florence
#6 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#11 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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“Get the upgrade. well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles martinh201, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stayed in a family room. Excellent, excellent, Excellent”
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“Rooms from the smaller two ancillary mansions are more exclusive and private.”
 of 5 bubbles Coreyzhang, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms nice. Some with high ceilings”
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