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Ariele Hotel

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

as far as I am concerned everything was nice. the room was clean, big, quite and historical. It has a comfortable and pretty. The staff are helpful and friendly. we are so pleasured. the breakfast is not so good but is was not significant for us. We prefer the hotel for young couples because it is a little far from...

Thank Selçuk T
Johor, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Value for money close to the heart of Florence. It is 10 to 15 mmins walk to the train station and 2 mins walk to Arno river. Breakfast is simple but nice and plentiful. Croissants were always great. The hotel has the museum like character - nicely decorated with statue, nice paintings and ornaments. The garden in the hotel is...

Thank nbh2801
Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
Reviewed 2 June 2016

A very good hotel in a quiet neighbourhood. Not far from the train station and the historical center. Staff was very polite and helpful. All the historical places of interest are easily accessible - 15 minutes walk along the river bank. Nice breakfast.Very positive impressions! Thanks!

1Thank Kotoklizm
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 30 March 2015

First of all, this hotel is not a 10 minute walk from the train station!! Not to mention the hotel is so far away that it is not even included on the map! The hotel itself was subpar- the staff spoke zero English and were very rude. The breakfast was nonexistent with only croissants and juice out of a machine...

1Thank desiree w
Reviewed 8 November 2014

We found the location a little too far, would have liked to come back to change and then go for dinner. If we were tired and it got late there is no bus past 8:30 pm, so we spent too much on taxis. The hotel is just ok, the cleaning crew had all the laundry spread out outside the rooms...

Thank rosebuddy3
Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 4 November 2014

towels we left on the floor were picked up and refolded the following day. wifi was not working in my bedroom, and they insisted it did. also charged us 3% to pay the tax with card--.79 euros which is fine, except they rounded to 1 euro without saying anything. heat also wasnt working well. breakfast was good. should be a...

Thank Patrick L
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Free breakfast, very fast and efficient at the check in, the guy at front desk allowed us to check in early. Location is in the quiet neighborhood, walk 10 min from train station, very close to the river and it's nice to walk around the area. 30 min to the all the tourist sites. Free breakfast and hot breakfast was...

1Thank FYITO
Reviewed 26 October 2014

A nice quiet comfortable hotel , within easy reach of Florence's landmarks approx 15- 20 minutes walk while we were there , there was an international food festival a great chance to taste foods from all over the world we ate at the Brazilian tent and it was delicious and reasonably priced

Thank nornimay
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 13 October 2014

After spending hours trying to find a decent place in Florence that had parking I chose Hotel Ariele primarily because we were running out of time but also because I didn't want to spend €500-€700 per night. The location was great. Near the various consulates, the building is attractive and sits on wide streets. The day manager was a bit...

Thank John G
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2014

we stayed here for 2 nights. The map assured us it was a five minute walk from the station...we managed to get lost and found ourselves in a very intimidating area of the city which as it turned out was the right area! the hotel was beautiful and the furnishing and decor was what we would've expected for Florence. The...

1Thank aslkj

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Staying in Santa Maria Novella

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Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the majority of the people arriving in Florence, which might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists come across the constant hustle and bustle of the station before exiting, taking a few steps and stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It is impossible not to admire the the square, housing one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Hotel Ariele in Florence, welcome home... To really appreciate the building you live in, it is primarily important to get to know its story. Hotel Ariele is made of two different timeline buildings. The first building is carved out an ancient 1400s tower while the second building derives from a prestigious 1700 palace which is now headquarters of many embassies, amongst others the Helvetian Embassy during Italian Reign. The palace has also hosted numerous Florentine families, amongst others is worth mentioning the Arcangeli of Strozzavolpe also known as order keeping people. Even nowadays you can still smell and feel the luxurious, elegant and sophisticated atmosphere of this Florentine house, just like it was in those wonderful years of the past centuries. You can sense it in the big rooms with the typical arched ceilings, in the intimacy of common areas embellished with antique fireplaces and beautiful pictures on the walls and even in our small but pretty and peaceful garden ideal place for having a drink, reading a book or just entertaining yourself with your friends and loved ones after a day admiring our beautiful and unique Florence or even after a working day when relax is needed. All 42 rooms elegantly furnished and equipped with all comfort, paying particular attention to details, the competent and experienced directors together with our warm-welcoming and expert staff will make sure that your experience in Florence shall be satisfying, exciting, relaxing and unforgettable...See you soon again at Ariele's, your own home... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ariele Hotel

Address: Via Magenta 11, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: $93 - $685 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ariele Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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“We stayed on the first floor and even with the comings and goings of people, it wasn't loud or disruptive. The hotel has air conditioning and the AC was actually quiet! We were thrilled with the entire stay.....we got a lot of value from the hotel; we highly recommend it.”
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