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Borghese Palace Art Hotel

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West Hollywood, California
Reviewed 30 May 2011

There was no ac for over a week and they never told us when we checked in. Got bites probably from bed bugs. noisy room as we had to sleep with the windows open. Never even got an apology for the inconvenience and trust me it was extremely hot in May. Only good thing was the breakfast.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2011

Our brief trip to Florence was supposed to be a bit of a treat rounding off a fantastic week in Cento. Our expectations from the hotel's excellent (misrepresenting) website and Trip Advisor were quite high and so you can imagine our shock and horror when we arrived at this somewhat faded, misearble excuse for a 4 star hotel. How on...

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robi67, Manager at Borghese Palace Art Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, First of all I would like to apologize for your unexpected uncomfortable stay with us ! I am very sorry to read all your comments and I feel sorry because if you would have told us imediately we would have arranged a different solution . From your nick name and little information I cannot see which room was...

Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2011

Reasonably comfortable & reasonably friendly, however, rooms are small & decor could be questioned as to "Art" or just weird. No lift working for the 3 days of the stay meant a need to improve fitness - heaven knows what they would have done for the disabled & elderly. Compensated by a free bar every evening, which was great when...

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Maui, Hawaii
Reviewed 15 April 2011

If you are traveling all through Italy, and you are looking forward to relaxing after the thousands of steps and hard cobble stone streets, this is the place to be.. plan this stop along your journey toward the end of your trip! Just the fact that there exists a hotel in Italy in this price range that has the amenities...

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 April 2011

Be warned there is little positive to say in this review. On arrival in Florence there was absolutely no help or advice of how to explore this pretty city, there was no help to get our bags to our room except we were pointed in the direction of the lift. The hotel interior is just bizarre and tacky. The metallic...

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Chicago
Reviewed 5 April 2011

We stayed here on Spring Break 2011. We were greeted by a warm and cordial staff, and were treated beautifully during our entire stay. The rooms were lovely, spotless and modern yet rustic. You do, however, have to be patient with the hot water in the shower... it is there, it just takes a few minutes to arrive. The staff...

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Ocean, NJ 07712
Reviewed 30 March 2011

Great location staff was very friendly. I would reccomend this hotel.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 March 2011

my mother and i checked in here for 5 nights. the staff was courteous yet not helpful. we asked for a wake up call= did not receive 2 days in a row. we asked for extra pillows and were told they had none... 2 things i feel a hotel should be able to provide. will not stay here again!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 20 February 2011

The location of the hotel is perfect. You can reach everything on foot. The interior design of both the lobby and the room is very special and creates a nice atmosphere. The walls seem a bit thin, since we heard many of our neighbor's noises. The rooms seemed very clean. Most receptionists were nice, however they provided very minimalistic service...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 21 November 2010

The location of this hotel is good. You can walk to most places that you will want to see in Florence from here very quickly. The hotel is trying to be artsy, but frankly is the art just looks cheap and tacky. The pictures on the webpage make it look at lot classier than it really is. The front desk...

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Duomo
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Borghese Palace Art Hotel offers a free wellness centre, and uniquely decorated rooms blending antique furniture and modern-style décor. Set in a 15th-century building, it is a 5-minute walk from Florence Cathedral.Rooms are uniquely decorated with original works of contemporary art and include an LCD TV with Sky channels. Wired internet is free in the rooms while Wi-Fi is free in public areas. Breakfast includes fresh fruit and croissants.The wellness centre is set in original 13th-century cellars. Relaxation facilities include jacuzzi, a steam bath,a hot tub and a sauna. A fitness room is also available.Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery are 650 metres away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Borghese Palace Art Hotel

Address: Via Ghibellina 174-R, 50122, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Duomo
Price Range: $147 - $407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Borghese Palace Art Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Borghese Palace Art Florence
Hotel Borghese Palace Art
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#15 Spa Hotel in Florence
#69 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#105 Family Hotel in Florence
#123 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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“Ask for a courtyard facing room”
 of 5 bubbles LJWG666, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I asked for a double standard on the third (top) floor.”
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“Don't take a room facing the main street. Face a backyard.”
 of 5 bubbles NatashaKar, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay in courtyard rooms definitely not at back of hotel as very noisy”
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“rooms towards the centreof the hotel are really quiet...”
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