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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

In American culture a black sheep is sometimes known as the outsider or disgrace of the family so I was a little wary when booking this B&B but my friend LOVES sheep so I felt like I needed to book it. Believe me, I'm so glad I did! Donatello was AMAZING! He is such a great person and he was...

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Luzon, Philippines
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Thanks Donatello for your warm welcome and accommodation. You are very nice and helpful. Your place is neat and location is perfect to walk around the must see places like the Duomo and Signoria Square. Our stay in Florence was memorable. I will definitely recommend this place to stay in Florence.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with a friend for 2 nights. Having an additional bed made it easy for us. The location is wonderfully central to everything important in Florence, and literally only 2 minutes walk from the main station. Donatello is an excellent host, with a very interesting story of his own, and very helpful about every issue. The room felt...

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Belgium
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Anyone looking for a lovely stay in Firenze should know about the Black Sheep! It is a gem in the city and the hist Donatello is great! Just a few of the pluses of this b&b: - great location just outside the train station - all is in walking distance - very cosy rooms and quiet, also at night -...

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Very convenient to the train station as well as close to the historic city center. Host was a delight - very knowledgeable about his city and accomodating to his guests. The BB is 5 flights up and Donatello took our suitcases up for us. We could easily manage the stairs after that. We had signed up for a day trip...

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Toronto
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We booked this B&B mainly due to the location. There are not many quality accommodations by the train station - this is definitely a hidden gem! It is 2 min walk from the train station and maybe 10 steps away from the bus to The Mall outlet. We walked everywhere in Florence except to piazzale michelangelo (we took bus 12)....

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Had a great stay at this b&b. It is super close to the train station and all the sights. We even walked all the way to Piazzale Michelangelo, which may be a bit far for some (we're a couple in our early 30's). We did have a bit of a mixup finding this b&b. There are two #53's on Via...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We have just come back from 4 days in Florence staying in the Black Sheep which we found on here. The reviews were good and the reality even better. Great location near bus and train stations, and easy walking to most of the sights in the city. Super stylish and quirky...in a typical old Florence building that looks ordinary, just...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

The black sheep has a cosy and nice environment, which makes you feel at home the moment you step into the place. Donatello is the best host (who serves great coffee too). Warm hospitality and always ready to answer our questions and provide good recommendations.

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Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

This B&B has 3 rooms only and we were 6 in our group so we literally had the whole place to ourselves. Our host, Donatello, was already waiting for us by the door when we arrived from SMN station (we just came from Milan). The only problem here is the flight of stairs leading to the apartment but this is...

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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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Additional Information about The Black Sheep Bed and Breakfast

Address: Via della Scala 53, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: ₹ 9,484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“the largest room with two sinks was worth the upgrade”
 of 5 bubbles snoweeeee, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“There are some stairs leading up to Donatello's B&B. If you cannot do stairs this is probably not god for you. I went slowly up. Worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles yawriter, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Ask the host!”
 of 5 bubbles sanaka_rsi, 23 Dec 2013 | Read review
“With only three rooms to choose from it will be up to availability. The silver room with a queen bed was lovely, but we looked at the gold with twin beds and it was delightful too.”
 of 5 bubbles Darwin33, 23 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Just ask for a quiet room.”
 of 5 bubbles loulou089, 7 Oct 2013 | Read review
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