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Sina Villa Medici

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel is good, very large room, lovely breakfast and dinners. Staff were always attentive and full of information when asked. An easy walk to town yet out of town so nice and quiet. Fantastic 5 min walk wheeling our suitcases to Santa Maria Novella train station. I prefer this side of town as its quieter. Not a cheap hotel so...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location good and service levels excellent. Rooms are so very hot even with the heating turned off and with the window open too cold. It needs a modern air conditioner to make the room pleasant. The room feel a little tired as do the common areas so probably in need of a refurb. Breakfast very good and the service levels...

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Alessio F, Direttore at Sina Villa Medici, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay to SINA Villa Medici in Florence! We are very sorry to hear about the problem that you had with heater in your room, because we could to solve the problem or change the room durning your stay here. Looking forward to the pleasure to welcoming you again...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The Sina Villa Medici is located close to the Santa Maria Novella train station easy walking distance to all the historic sites in Florence even though it's not in the heart of the "tourist district." We choose this property for a one night stay as the room rate was much, much lower than many of the other high end properties...

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Alessio F, General Manager at Sina Villa Medici, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for comments regarding your stay at SINA Villa Medici. It is always a pleasure to receive such as beautiful feedback. I will share your comments with the staff, who I am certain will be encouraged by your remarks. As a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, the hotel continuously strives to meet your needs...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel was good, but there were some quirks which meant it didn't always feel 5*. Room was lovely, with comfortable bed and balcony overlooking the pool, and the staff were friendly. Unfortunately we found the service inconsistent - I didn't receive the chocolate and turndown service and what was in each room seemed to vary. Pool looks nice for...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This is not a five star hotel and certainly not a Leading Hotel of the World. It is a quaint hotel located within walking distance to the train station. I had a room on the top (5th) floor with a balcony with views over the city. The hotel has an old world charm that may not appeal to everyone. First...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My employer booked me into the Sina Villa Medici in Florence, and after a two-night stay, let's start with what wasn't good: Nothing! Now for the good stuff. The room was awesome. I had a large room on the 3rd floor with a balcony overlooking the quiet, quaint gardens and a bed that was very firm and comfortable. The room...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We stayed at the hotel for 3 nights as part of tour and would have stayed another week! The hotel was beautiful and the staff could not have been nicer. We were a triple occupancy and the "roll away" bed was an actual twin bed that was very comfortable. Considering we were a triple, the room was very spacious and...

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Jackson, New Jersey
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The room was absolutely beautiful, as well as the hotel grounds. The room itself was old world charm while the lobby, bar/lounge area was modern yet cozy and comfortable! We were celebrating our anniversary and the staff treated us like royalty! In particular, staff member Alfredo Renzi deserves honorable mention for his professionalism, attention to detail and his warm personality...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 November 2016

As soon as we arrived the staff came to greet us and take our bags to the front desk and to our rooms upon checking in. It's a magnificent lobby, bar and several sitting areas. A wonderful aroma permeates the air and has a permanent presence. The staff is friendly, available at all times and helpful. The rooms were a...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This hotel is not in the thick of things but the staff and accomodations made up for it. My only criticism is the lack of air conditioning---and we went in October. Too nice of hotel not to have this. Food was great, too. Staff excellent.

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The fine art of hospitality in the heart of town in an 18th century noble palace featuring a splendid garden with outdoor swimming pool, a fully equipped fitness club and meeting rooms overlooking the domes of Florence. At the roof top some suites with jacuzzi on the terrace boast a superb view over the town.The Restaurant “Lorenzo de’ Medici” and the “Conservatory” on the pool offer an all year round enjoyable dining room. The “Jockey Bar”, balancing modern with traditional style is an ideal corner for relaxing moments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sina Villa Medici

Address: Via Il Prato 42, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: ₹ 14,163 - ₹ 28,910 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sina Villa Medici 5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Medici
Grand Hotel Florence
Hotel Style:
#13 Spa Hotel in Florence
#47 Family Hotel in Florence
#52 Business Hotel in Florence
#54 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#78 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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“Room 120 balcony is directly over outdoor smoking area so balcony is unusable unless you are a smoker.”
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“Rooms Facing north are 100 percent quiet.”
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