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Helvetia & Bristol Hotel

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Only had one evening in this wonderful hotel. Staff are extremely pleasant. From the reception staff to the superb bar staff that made me a few excellent cocktails!! ( thank you) Breakfast was fine and staff once again attentive. Good times

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great choice during visit this city. Very nice room (classic), a friendly staff. With a perfect location, surrounded by many branded boutiques and cafe's, even at night we can easily found a place to relaxes near the hotel Keep up the good work 👍

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Luana M, Assistant Management at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Adrie88, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely, The Management

Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We were lucky to stay in this hotel and was blown away on how beautiful the hotel is. It has the allure of what makes Florence such an irresistible vacation spot. If you want to experience true luxury complete with plush furnishings and original art in keeping with this wonderful city, this is the place. The hotel offers a warm...

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Luana M, Assistant to the Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cassis253, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Helvetia & Bristol for your trip to Florence and for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor! It was very pleasing to learn that you had a very enjoyable stay with us and that you appreciated the Hotel’s ideal location within the heart of Florence. With...

Riyadh
Reviewed 14 January 2017

nothing better then location it near to almost everything . I liked the classic style of the hotel . very good size of room . Lovely Breakfast . staff very helpful . the hotel has a garage for cars with extra money

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Luana M, Assistant to the Management at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Naif85, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Helvetia & Bristol and for taking the time to post your feedback on TripAdvisor! It was great to read that you liked the style of the Hotel and our Breakfast buffet. The Hotel’s amazing location in the heart of Florence iis indeed well placed for business and tourism...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

A very splendid hotel where we stayed for the first time 44years ago. Wonderful rooms, marble bathrooms, very welcoming and friendly staff. It is walking distance to all the places of interest and restaurants. The hotel restaurant is good, Italian Nouvelle cuisine.

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Luana M, Assistant Management at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Martinian, We were happy to have you again as our guests, after so many years... and sincerely hope that you will always make the Helvetia & Bristol your “home” whenever you are in Florence. We wish to thank you very much for your kind comments left on Tripadvisor and we are pleased indeed to learn that you enjoyed your...

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night as the original hotel I booked was. It available for my whole stay. A modest hotel with smaller rooms. Hotel staff very helpful and once again in a very convenient location to walk to most famous and interesting sites.

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Luana M, Public Relations Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carwyn71, Thank you for the review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed our great location and our team. We appreciate your feedback, but we are also taking into consideration your comment about our rooms. We hope to see you again very soon! Sincerely, Luana Malloni

New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The hotel has all the trimmings of what could have been. The decor needs upgrading. It looks tired. The headboards were dusty and the carpets need shampooing. I expected more from this hotel. The location is perfect though. It is within walking distance to all the sights. I would hesitate to return due to the maintenance of the rooms.

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Luana M, Guest Relations Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Merta1900, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel! First of all, we are glad that you enjoyed our great location. The Hotel Helvetia & Bristol is recently part of the 12 Starhotels Collezione, and therefore, an important renovation of the entire hotel is scheduled. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience,...

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The Hotel Helvetia & Bristol is a 5 Star hotel in the heart of Florence The location is superb and the people who work in the hotel will do almost anything to enhance your stay The GM is a wonderful addition and must be complimented for running one of great hotels

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Luana M, Public Relations Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of our Hotel! Your feedback is really important for us and we are glad that the Helvetia & Bristol Hotel met with your expectations. We are happy if you enjoyed your stay, our team and our central location! We hope to see you...

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I recently stayed for four nights. From the moment we checked in we were very pleased. The location is incredible, on the most high end shopping street in Florence, right around the corner from the Duomo and a five minute walk from the Ponte Vecchio. From the moment we arrived, the hotel staff were very helpful and...

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Luana M, Public Relations Manager at Helvetia & Bristol Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! Your feedback is really important for us and I will defintinitely show it to our Hotel staff. We are glad that you enjoyed your anniversary and hope to see you again very soon for the next one! Sincerely, Luana Malloni

Bermuda2010
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We loved our stay at Helvetia & Bristol. The location could not be better! It was quiet (in October) yet right in the middle of everything. We had the very spacious Panorama Suite and it was lovely and quiet.The 2 bathrooms were very nice and the views of the Duomo etc. were very nice though slightly obscured by cell towers....

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Staying in Duomo

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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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Helvetia & Bristol, a historic property located amongst Florence's many cultural treasures. The Hotel Helvetia & Bristol is undoubtedly the only place to stay when in Florence. As a World Heritage site and magnetic cultural destination, it is the focal point for any visitor, and we are blessed by being at the heart of it all. Our front door opens onto the Palazzo Strozzi, a masterpiece of Florentine Renaissance architecture, along with an enviable location in the luxury shopping district. Our rooms and suites offer tasteful colour palettes and the carefully chosen antique furniture, objects d'art, paintings and rich furnishings are our hallmark in design. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Helvetia & Bristol Hotel

Address: Via De' Pescioni 2, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Duomo
Price Range: ₹ 14,221 - ₹ 31,325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Helvetia & Bristol Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
Helvetia And Bristol Hotel
Helvetia Bristol Hotel
Helvetia Bristol Florence
Hotel Style:
#78 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#81 Business Hotel in Florence
#100 Family Hotel in Florence
#106 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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“First floor with views is good.”
 of 5 bubbles Martinian, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We enjoyed the large Panorama Suite and would recommend it..”
 of 5 bubbles NY-traveler63, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms that don't face the street are quieter, but don't worry, each one is unique and, from what we saw, lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles MMPB1963, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want a quieter room go for one at the back of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Maisie27, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps ask to be not on the street side”
 of 5 bubbles HJMR, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
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