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Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Very happy with our stay here, the owner was really nice, in a perfect location and no need for public transport. The breakfast included was just classic simple italian and delivered to our room every morning when we requested - which was great. Would of been 5 stars but the extender for the wifi wasn't working, meaning our room didn't...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This is a hostel. That means the bathroom and shower are shared. But that is OK, because it's very rare when they are occupied. Internet is great! Giovanni (the current host) is a great host. Since I can guess that this was a bigger apartment converted into a hostel, the kitchen is no bigger then an apartment kitchen - share...

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London, England
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Great value place & everything you need in your room. Clean, plenty of lights, cotton sheets & excellent air con. It is slightly outside the old centre but still really well-located, perhaps 10 min to Duomo & a bit closer to train and bus station. Local square is a lively spot in evenings. it's only shortcoming is a shared bathroom,...

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Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

Well we stayed in Florence for only one night. This guest house is very cozy and clean. What I loved about the room is it's well maintained, and walking distance from everywhere. Yet I hoped for a mini fridge at the hotel. And never minded the shred bathroom as its for 4 people maximum. P.S we were traveling with a...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Franz House is an excellent guest house if you want to explore Florence. It is close to centre next to the river, 10 minutes walk from Firenze Santa Maria Novella station and 10 minutes walk to the Duomo and the rest of the main attractions. The rooms are clean,spacious and functional and ours came with Aircon included. Giovanni, the proprietor...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Franz House was easy to find from the train station and in a fantastic area! We were within walking distance of the Duomo and right next to the river which offered amazing views. What we loved the most is that once the windows were closed, all the noise of the city disappeared, the A/C kept us comfortable, and we slept...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Franz House was on a floor of a lovely building, complete with a classic, slow-moving Italian elevator. The room we stayed in was beautiful with high ceilings and a huge window looking out onto the street and the main river in Florence. It was in a great location that was just a walk away from the majority of the sights...

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Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Hotel Franz is very conveniently located and is actually only 6 rooms 2 stories up in a renaissance house built for Amerigo Vespucci's family (how cool is that!). Giovanni was so helpful orienting us to the must see sights of the city and marking them on a map for us. We'd come prepared about what we wanted to see, but...

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Sydney
Reviewed 15 April 2014

I stayed with Giovanni Bacci at his B&B from 26-29 Dec 2013, 3 nights, total EUR160 incl BF (Booking.com) with my own bathroom. I enjoyed my stay considering I was on a super tight budget and wanted the least expensive accomm possible in the CENTRE of the city. If you come with an open mind and the right expectations, you...

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Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

The hotel is just as the pictures, not fancy. It's in the best place in Firenze in just a few minutes walk from interesting place! Giovani was pretty atencious gave us a map with all coordinates so we won't miss anything, and breakfast was wonderful, with home made pancakes and eggs!

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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 )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Franz House

Address: Via Dei Fossi 1 | ang. p.zza Goldoni, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: $71 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“we had the room facing the river, It was loud, but we couldnt beat the view! We would open the windows, pull up chairs and drink wine.”
 of 5 bubbles LindaC860, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We liked our large family room (double & 2 single beds) with a view of the River Arno and private bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles PearlCanada, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Blue Room (triple) with own bathroom was the best.”
 of 5 bubbles YasmineinSydney, 14 Apr 2014 | Read review
“We had a private room (large comfortable bed) and shared bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles tszofer2, 22 Jul 2013 | Read review
“If you don't like a little street noise, ask for an interior room. All rooms are on the same floor.”
 of 5 bubbles akd19, 28 Dec 2012 | Read review
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