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Hotel River

Expedia.comUSD 267*
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#95 of 421 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Front doors will mistaken you that this is small hotel, but hotel is actually huge. Very modern, newly refurbished rooms are comfortable, and centre is in walking distance. Staff was very friendly, and helpful. Breakfast is good. There was only one problem, parking. You can park front of the hotel on payed place for about E36 per day, or use...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Hotel River on our last visit to Florence and chose to return as we loved it so much. We stayed in room 401 with its own private terrace overlooking the river and it's the perfect spot to relax. All other rooms have access to the small public terrace but we enjoyed our own terrace for drinks and...

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143river, Responsabile reception at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much to be back at the Hotel River and for the wonderful words about our staff, breakfast and private terrace. We appreciate you enjoyed and suggest our rooms with the river view and terrace where you can spend a relaxing time after a tiring but beautiful day in the center of Florence. We hope to...

Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a delightful surprise! A lovely, picturesque hotel right across from the Arno river. The rooms are impeccable. The staff was very accommodating and the breakfast was delicious. The terrace on the 4th floor is a hidden gem. Perfect spot to have a drink in the evening and watch the rowers on the river. A perfect location for sightseeing. I...

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143river, Responsabile reception at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Hotel River. Your wonderful words make us happy and represent an inspiration to make our guests always satisfied of our Hotel River. We are glad you appreciated and enjoyed our gem, the terrace. In these warm and sunny days, enjoying the terrace with a drink is among the most pleasant...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our recent stay at the Hotel River Florence, Italy was excellent. A super location near City center. Great continental breakfast with wide selection of fruits, eggs, meats, pastries, etc. Daily housekeeping and accommodating staff. Ask staff to call for your taxis, as some taxis are not reputable.

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143river, Responsabile reception at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are thankful for sharing your experience at the Hotel River and for the wonderful words spent about our breakfast and staff. We aim to make our guests' stay pleasant and comfortable trying to give them services such us calling taxis, suggesting and reserving restaurants, museums' tickets and tours, printing vouchers or boarding passes and all the simple...

Tirana, Albania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I appreciate the most, the location. It was convenient for exploring Florence, near the river and easy to find. The rooms were OK, not to big, not to small. It was clean, the breakfast was enough. There was no WiFi in the rooms during our staying.

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143river, Responsabile reception at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad to read your wonderful words about the Hotel River, our rooms and the strategic location of our hotel. It is important for us that all our guests enjoy their stay at the Hotel River and appreciate our services. Moreover, we are improving these days our wifi system that, in the meanwhile, is working in the...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quiet place, clean and large room and excellent buffet breakfast, friendly staff. WIFI connexion was good enough. Walking distance from center city. An excellent place to be in Florence at good price.

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143river, Responsabile reception at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are thankful for your beautiful review on Tripadvisor about your stay at the Hotel River. Hoping to give you soon our warm welcome, best regards, Marilena - Hotel River

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perhaps the best thing in this hotel is the 4th floor terrace overlooking a weir on the Arno, where you can sip a large prosecco and watch very footsore day-trippers to Florence returning to their coaches in the fading daylight. Then take the helpful advice of the receptionists in selecting a restaurant to visit in the evening. The breakfast buffet...

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143river, Responsabile reception at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad you appreciated your stay at the Hotel River and that you enjoyed our terrace overlooking the Arno river. Our hotel is for those that want to enjoy a relaxed time after the tiring and beautiful activities in Florence in our terrace or just having a good breakfast in the cozy atmosphere of our atrium. Waiting...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, nice breakfast with atrium seating, roofterrace for great view over Arno and the city, OK bathrooms and in general a very positive stay. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Recommended Hotel ;) (we were three couples from Norway all with same impression!)

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143river, Responsabile reception at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for appreciating with your group your stay at the Hotel River. We are happy our receptionists's suggestions were helpful for your holiday and that you enjoyed the breakfast in our nice atrium. Hoping to welcome all you six soon, best regards, Marilena - Hotel River

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights on 23rd March for our honeymoon. The location is excellent, it's only a 10 minute walk to the centre of florence. On arrival we got upgraded to top floor terrace with a balcony that over looked the River Arno. They also left a lovely bottle of red wine for us:) I thought this was...

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143river, Responsabile reception at Hotel River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so happy to hear that your honeymoon was brilliant also thanks to our hotel and services. It is a pleasure for us to make nicer a special event of our guests. Waiting to see you soon at the Hotel River, best regards, Marilena - Hotel River

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Asked for an upgrade however no one got back to me. Staff was great and the food as well. Great location ( walking distance). Probably wouldn't stay at the location again because of the room and the bathroom. The bathroom shower was extremely small and clogged up quickly.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your opinion about your stay at the Hotel River and for appreciating the location and our staff. Our purpose is to make all our guests confortable in the rooms and, when it is possible and under availability, we upgrade with a great pleasure. Hoping to welcome you back so we will have the possibility...

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Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night. Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the Central National Library. As a hub for young people, the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated by songs and dances.
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Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Hotel River

Address: Lungarno della Zecca Vecchia 18, 50122, Florence, Italy (Formerly BEST WESTERN Hotel River)
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Croce
Price Range: $186 - $430 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel River 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
River Hotel Florence
Hotel Style:
#58 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#108 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#125 Family Hotel in Florence
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“Take some top floors.”
Pavel_Krejsa, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“We were on the 1st floor. It was very quiet and convenient to the breakfast buffet.”
MaxandLily, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Our room was on the other side of the hotel from the River--it faced a side road and the wall of what looked like a disused dormitory. But it was nice and quiet!”
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“Very small room.”
saramX4676BA, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book a deluxe river view room ”
sabham2016, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
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