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Hotel Giglio

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Renton, Washington
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We just loved the Hotel Giglio. The Staff were so accommodating. They helped us with our train tickets, laundry service, luggage storage, dinner reservations and other needs that came up during our stay. They are in a great location, especially since our daughter was studying at Gonzaga in Florence around the corner ;). We walked to everything - Duomo, Uffizi,... More 

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Washington
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

We were a little taken aback by the entrance to the hotel. You enter into a dark foyer with a large staircase and sign saying the elevator is to the left. What you find is the smallest elevator you'll ever stand in behind a door and a cage. Weird, but pretty cool. Once you get to the second floor you... More 

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Paranaque, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

This is a small hotel. About 5-10 minutes from the train station by cab. Check in was a breeze. You will be greeted by a huge door and a flight of stairs. They do have an elevater that can only fit 1 person with 2 luggages so that's how we brought up our big bags, via the lift. Check in... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Lovely hotel with very friendly staff but it doesn't stand out when looking for it for the first time. Via Cavour is an important street leading to the Duomo but Hotel Giglio is not on the ground floor and the sign only says "Hotel". There is a small elevator which is handy for luggage but I usually took the stairs.... More 

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Accrington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 December 2015

This was a good hotel which offers value for money. It is in a great location about 10 minutes walk from the Cathedral & Uffizi Gallery. The staff on reception were welcoming & very helpful. The rooms were clean & comfortable - we would certainly stay at Hotel Giglio again.

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1 Thank chrisM8644UH
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7 reviews
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Decent room. Nice staff and a great breakfast. Location worked for us as our daughter was nearby. Room was clean and large (got the quad). Shower was ok but the bathroom was quite large. Bed was comfy.

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Iowa
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

Five of us stayed 2 nights in October.....2 rooms. We all thoroughly enjoyed the charm and comfort of the rooms...ceilings must be 12 feet tall and wonderful windows with shutters. Bathrooms were nice and very clean. Location was convenient to the museums and cathedral. Breakfast was very nice and well stocked. Marco was a wonderful resource! We were sad to... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

The entrance of the hotel is a little ordinary and blends with the rest of the buildings. The elevator is old, small, and creepy so we took the stairs. The staff was nice and very helpful. The room was simple, bed was old but ok. They turn off the air when you aren't in the room so we always came... More 

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Botswana
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Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed for one night. We had a large room that over looked the cobbled street below. Bathroom was very clean. The hotel is within walking distance to the train station, restaurants, and Duomo. The staff are very friendly and go the extra mile to ensure your comfort.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights and their hotel is in the city center but still requires a taxi if u are lugging bags from Firenze SMN. The fare is about €7 to €10 but Each bag is an extra €1 so take note. Hotel is about 1.4km from Ponte Vecchio but u hardly notice as there are so many things to... More 

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Staying in San Marco

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San Marco
The pleasant atmosphere of this residential area, a stone’s throw away from the Duomo of Florence, surprises everyone. A continuous flow of backpacking students provides the tranquil surroundings for the elderly residents who sit in Piazza San Marco to read the daily newspaper. Home to several universities, including the Academy of Fine Arts, San Marco is one of the most vibrant cultural centers in the city. A bridge connecting the modern cultural activity of Florence to its classic art, represented by the everlasting magnificence of the original David, resonates as a symbol of Florence and of Italy as a whole. Get lost in a Neoclassic world, a journey back in time through historic buildings like Spedale degli Innocenti (Hospital of the Innocents), San Marco church, Basilica della Santissima Annunziata, and natural jewels like the Botanical Gardens.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Hotel Giglio

Address: Via Camillo Cavour 85, 50129, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Marco
Price Range: $101 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Giglio 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Giglio Hotel Florence
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#66 Family Hotel in Florence
#81 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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“Higher up will reduce street noise - but even on floor 2 we were fine.”
 of 5 bubbles MaudraS, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a quad room, one large room with a king bed and two twins for our family of four.”
 of 5 bubbles austinfamilyof4, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Explain to management what you need, they will accommodate you!”
 of 5 bubbles BillDConnecticut, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
“suggest a quieter room off the street eg room 10”
 of 5 bubbles B7762QHjeffb, 27 Jun 2015 | Read review
“There are only 20 Rooms in the Hotel and as we only saw ours - No 12 - we can only comment on it. It was spacious and spotlessly clean.”
 of 5 bubbles Wilson146, 12 May 2015 | Read review
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