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Casa Howard Guest House

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My room is cheap, clean, big and smell good. They use a lot of SMN there. The breakfast is really good, hot and yummy bread. I need to say, if u are capable to pay more, the room is really big and awesome. Not my room, but wont regrets. Btw the earliest breakfest at 7:30. But they still pack bread...

Thank Serena L
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We booked a room in the Casa Howard for our stay in Florence and we were tremendously pleased with the accommodation. We had the Fireplace Room, which was lovely. The room itself was quite large, with big window that open to the typical Florentine small street. The bathroom alone was as large as an entire room in certain London hotels!...

Thank pmdonahue
Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This was a wonderful place to stay in Florence. Extremely close to the train station, an easy walk. The place was very quirky, we stayed in the play room which was themed as a childs bedroom and had a rock climbing wall! A really large and spacious room. The location is just outside the main part of Florence however everything...

Thank vickykaltsas
Alpharetta, Georgia
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We found this charming place online last minute. I was a little leary because of some of the reviews but took the chance and we were delighted. We were put in the black and white room which was very charming. If you are looking for 5 star four seasons type treatment..then this place isn't for you. It is better in...

Thank avalon3519
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The first thing I note is super welcoming and friendly receptionist, who kindly offered me a larger room with a separate entrance.)) in the room a beautiful bathroom with fireplace and claw foot bath, where, after a day walking through the gardens and attractions very helpful. The room is clean, bed is big, the interior in vintage style, I like...

Thank Elina F
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful house in the center of Florence, friendly and helpful management, breakfast served in the room, comfortable beds and bathrooms presentable. Accepts animals up to 5kg.It has rooms for smokers.

Thank Quaque
Hood River, Oregon
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The Good: 1) The staff is so friendly, helpful and accommodating, A+ 2) The location is really great if you want to be able to walk to/from train station with luggage and be easy walking distance to all the main sight seeing & eating places, A+ (and why we booked this place) 3) The rooms are inexpensive 4) Some rooms...

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Accountant C, Staff at Casa Howard Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Kris R, Thank you for you feedback. We are sorry the room you had did not meet your expectations and we are sure that if you would have let us know right away we would have tried to change your room or help you in any way we could. It can happen that one room may not please everyone,...

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The location is excellent - very close to everything you want to see in Florence. The staff was friendly, the rooms are clean, and the toiletries come from the Farmacia Santa Maria Novella and smell wonderful. The bathroom was huge and had a lovely claw-foot tub. But...our room was a bit odd. It had a metal spiral staircase leading the...

Thank teamhdisgo
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Every room is different, but as we experienced three of them during our stay the one thing they seem to have in common is that they are a little tired decoratively and with some very strange and esoteric wall coverings. As they say this is not a hotel, the staff are wonderfully friendly and pleasant but are not there all...

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We were highly looking forward to what we thought would be a luxury suite with a unique twist. First of all - the photos do not look anything like the place. We stayed in the "play room" suite which had a weird creepy artwork and the rooms were very dark, something out of a horror movie came to mind. Room...

Thank Ellis B

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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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Welcome to our Guest House - Casa Howard is neither a hotel nor a B&B. As the door will open, you will step into an eccentric guest house that will make you feel at home and will inevitably capture your heart. The Guest House is a large family house that is only partially used as such. Each room recreates a different setting, where the well-finished details emphasize the experience for the traveller. Casa Howard is the perfect alcove for couples who dream of a romantic retreat, as well as the most comfortable solution for families travelling with children or domestic animals. Choose one of the rooms with a view and seize all the emotions that transpire while looking at the rooftops of the Renaissance neighbourhoods. A stay in Florence has never been more emotional, sophisticated and enchanting. You will be given the house keys, and you will be able to live the city as local inhabitant. You will realise that this Guest House is the ideal starting point to discover the wonders of the city centre. Its location is at a walking distance from Santa Maria Novella and from many other major touristic sites, such as the David of Michelangelo (at the Galleria dell’Accademia), the San Frediano borough, the Mercato di S.Ambrogio and of San Lorenzo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Howard Guest House

Address: Via della Scala,18 Black, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: $138 - $412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Casa Howard Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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