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La Residenza
Ranked #283 of 410 Hotels in Florence
Reviewed 13 October 2011

The location is great. Easy walk from the train station. The room was simple and clean. The room had air conditioning. Breakfast was included and they had a pretty good selection. They are located within walking distance from pretty much everything. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 October 2011

Found ourselves here after the hotel we originally booked had messed up the dates!
Situated centrally and within easy walking distance of all sites.
Comfortable & clean, some rooms are more quirky than others but this is an old building and has a lot of potential if restored. The original lift is fabulous!
Breakfast good with a lot choices although nothing hot . Staff were friendly and attentive.
Would recommend as a good 3* Hotel.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 September 2011

Remember.... Location, Location, Location! La Residenza is in the HEART of Florence, convenient to the train station (7 mins walking), Pitti Palace, Uffizi Museum, the Duomo, Ponte Vecchio (6 mins), you get the idea. The rooms are quaint and very clean, but the lift only goes up to the third floor, and walking up stairs is required. But if you want to be in the middle of the chicest area of Florence, this is the hotel for you. Located at street level are Armani, Dior, Save the Queen, Ferragamo, Versace, and others. The staff is very friendly and go out of their way to help. Breakfast is continental with many choices, including hot items and cold items. There is a bar and a common room to meet, have a drink, or just hang out. Around the corner are some very good restaurants and bars. Yes, you will walk everywhere you want to go, so why not stay in a convenient hotel. Try it, you will LOVE it!! We plan to go back for another stay. We thought it was a fabulous place to stay!

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 21 September 2011

I stayed in this hotel 19 years ago on my own, remembered it being nice enough and very conveniently located so thought it would be fun to stay there again with my husband. It was pleasing to learn it is still owned by the same family, with the then-owner's son now running it.

As requested we had one of the rooms with "i mobili fiorentini e il pavimenti in cotto" (as advertised on their website) and were delighted with it - it was quite large, with a high ceiling, lovely furnishings and a huge bathroom. (There are some rooms on the top floor with terraces which might be nice, but I got the impression they would be smaller and would not have high ceilings.) The airconditioning was just about OK, but it was 34 degrees C outside so it may have struggled a bit. Breakfast was a decent continental spread. The hotel is only about 5 minutes from the Uffizi and perfectly situated for walking to all the sights. The roof terrace is a lovely oasis to settle down with a drink before or after dinner. The rate was very reasonable for Florence. We would definitely stay there if visiting Florence again.

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Reviewed 18 September 2011

I chose this hotel for convience for the station and all the sights. I walked everywhere and it was handy to come back for a rest in the afternoons. I had a spacious clean room, comfy bed, good shower room and the a/c was efficient, considering the extreme heat outside.
There was a lovely salon and roof terrace on the top floor.The breakfast was cereals, rolls, ham,cheese and croissants and lovely coffee with a delightful lady serving. The desk staff were very pleasant and helpful.
There is also the most beautiful 19th century brass and mahogany lift to whisk you up. This is a charming residence, not for anyone who likes 'flashy'!

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  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled solo
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Address: Via Dei Tornabuoni 8, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Uffizi
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Ranked #283 of 410 Hotels in Florence
Price Range: $204 - $495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 44
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