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Ponte Vecchio

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Reviewed 15 September 2014

Our first stay at Ponte Vecchio was a few years ago during Carnival! We loved the hotel the moment we stepped inside! From the owner, who seems to always be on the property daily, to the staff who always greet you by name and make you feel like family! The richly furnished hotel is small in size, but grand in...

Thank LoveUmbria
Reviewed 12 March 2013

My daughter and I stayed at the Ponte Vecchio for 2 nights in February 2013. Great location, we loved our room overlooking a canal and two old bridges. The bed was comfortable, we had our own bathroom across the hall, which was no problem since the place is quite small. we never bumped into other guests going to the bathroom....

Thank larryRio
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 25 February 2013

My wife and I traveled to Florence last July. Along with the Duomo and Michaelangelo's David, the Ponte Vecchio (meaning "old bridge") is one of the most recognizable landmarks in this city. Built in 1345, the bridge was the only one to survive demolition by the Germans as they retreated from Florence. Apparently, legend tells us, Hitler expressly ordered his...

1Thank Dan M
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 11 February 2013

My first view of the bridge was from a terrace just up the river. The Arno was a bit of surprise because, for some reason, I thought it was a much wider river. As you walk over to the Ponte Vecchio, you make a 90 degree turn and suddenly find yourself actually ON the bridge which was a bit of...

1Thank WildCanadian
Birkirkara, Malta
Reviewed 7 February 2013

If you visit Florence you must visit Ponte Vecchio, it is very beautiful like you can see in the pictures but it is very expensive to buy from the gold shops surrounding the bridge. You will most likely enjoy live music by a local musician who comes to play for those few that come to enjoy the bridge for what...

2Thank Eleonora M
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Tip 1: Yes, this is a tourist-trap destination. If you have too much money then this is a place for you to buy Italian goods like jewellery and gold. Tip 2: There is really nothing much to see except taking pictures of the bridge and then leave the site. I wouldnt suggest anyoe to spend more than an hour at...

7Thank TravelQueenie365
Chicago, IL
Reviewed 23 October 2012

Ponte Vecchio is a must see in Florence, but not a must spend time at. I love the view of the bridge from various points along the river and love the views from the bridge too. If you are out to spend money on jewelry, there are many shops at your disposal. Its often very crowded which takes away from...

2Thank Crazynello01
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 August 2012

I feel bad for waiting so long to write this review (we actually stayed here in March 2011)because I frequently rely on other people's reviews when selecting a hotel. Alas, better late than never! Our stay at Pote Vecchio was wonderful. The room FAR EXCEEDED our expectations. While it was a little difficult to find, once we made it, we...

1Thank L C
Reviewed 14 June 2010

My colleague and I had to be on a work trip in Florence for a week – so we decided to go a day early and book into (via Expedia) a SPA hotel for a restful break before our week of work began. We asked for a twin room and paid £206 for the night. We arrived all excited to...

4Thank Mrs_Bunbuns

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Every visitor coming to Florence for the first time will immediately identify with Uffizi. As in past times, passing through Via dei Calzaiuoli, you can reach the city center, the Florence that everybody dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can experience the rare beauty of the capital of the Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the Loggia of the Uffizi where it is possible to fully taste the talent of the best artists who animated Florence over the centuries. When the sun goes down, there’s nothing better than a walk along the river Arno up to the ancient bridge, Ponte Vecchio. It is full of jewels and decorated by the colors captured in postcards.
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Address: Interno 1 Via Palazzuolo 50, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Uffizi
Price Range: ₹ 8,245 - ₹ 13,004 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#146 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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