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Rivoli Boutique Hotel

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Marlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Easy walk from railway station and central to all tourist attractions in Florence. Reception and restaurant staff were all very helpful and happy to respond to any request. We enjoyed the pillow selection menu which was organised by numbers. All areas of the hotel were clean and maintained that way throughout our four night stay. We occupied a room on...

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DirezioneRivoli, Responsabile reception at Rivoli Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chris, thanks for the nice comment you posted here; our staff is always so pleased to hear that we met our guest expectations. I'm glad you enjoyed one of our quiet rooms over the patio, our restaurant and our Pillows Menu... next time you have to experience also the new chance of late check out time choices!! Waiting to...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 12 February 2014

Stayed at the BW Rivoli for 4 nights, and really made our trip to Florence so much better. The Reception were all very helpful and very friendly, the rooms were comfortable and clean. Breakfasts were the best in the 4 hotels we stated in Italy. The location is closed to the train station and within walking distance to just about...

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DirezioneRivoli, Responsabile reception at Rivoli Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thanks for your very nice comment on us and our Hotel. It's always a great pleasure discover that our house is welcoming in all the aspects. I hope to welcome you again at the Rivoli and have a relaxing drink in the garden by the pool. From all of us, best regards and Arrivederci! Daniele Torrini Ass. Manager

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2014

A hotel is defined by its location, facilities and staff. We hoped for a romantic weekend in Florence - we got it. The location is not central but a 15 min walk (I am disabled and walk very slowly) took us to the ponte vehicle. Facilities were great for us - didn't use the gym but the bar is well...

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DirezioneRivoli, Responsabile reception at Rivoli Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Mark, thanks for your nice comment you decided to post here. REally glad to see that we met your expectations!! Sani, our bartender is really a "special" one!! Hope you will come back during the nice season (spring or summer) so that you can experience our garden where to taste Sani's Cocktails or one of our restaurant dinner!!...

Georgetown ontario
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Clean, well kept, great front desk staff. Walking distance to everything. Spent 3 nights there good breakfast. Surrounded by good restaurants. Would stay again. Francesca at the front desk was very helpful!

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DirezioneRivoli, Responsabile reception at Rivoli Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your nice comment ! I hope to welcome you again at the Rivoli. It's always a pleasure to read a nice comment on us ! The next time you can try also our Restaurant Benedicta, which is a very good restaurant (that's what they say on TA and not only my personal opinion...). Maybe in the...

Cincinnati
Reviewed 18 January 2014

This great hotel is less than a ten-minute walk from the train station. Like many hotels in Italy, it has a modest entrance that disguises its expanse. We were warmly welcomed when we arrived and carried over throughout our stay. There is a lovely courtyard garden which was lovely even in the winter season. Breakfast was ample and cappuccino was...

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DirezioneRivoli, Responsabile reception at Rivoli Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Annie, thank you for your nice comments, we really appreciate that you spent some of your time commenting an TA your stay with us. We try to give our guests an attentive service and glad to see that this has matched your expectations. Waiting to welcome you in the next future, best regards and Arrivederci !! Daniele Torrini...

England
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Really excellent hotel good location for both sightseeing and the bus and train station. Ideal if you take the bus from the airport - a lot cheaper than a taxi and very convenient. Parking in this area is worse than London so try to avoid if you have a car. Ideal Hotel if you want to stay in Florence with...

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DirezioneRivoli, Responsabile reception at Rivoli Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thanks for writing down your impressions on our hotel. It's always a pleasure to read that our guests appreciate our Hotel and job. I hope to welcome you again at the Rivoli in the next future and for now all of us just thank you and greet with a warm Arriverderci! Daniele Torrini Ass. Manager

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Although I've never stayed in a Florence hotel before this one, I can't believe that any other could be better. From the minute we arrived, we were warmly welcomed by the front desk staff (I should have remembered some of their names), one young lady of whom had the most amazing ability to remember our name and room number. Of...

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DirezioneRivoli, Responsabile reception at Rivoli Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Joyce, I'm really glad reading that your first experience in Florence was so positive, and I'really proud that part of this sensation was given to you from our staff and Hotel. We really like our job and like to let our clients feeling at home. Please, don't kill anyone for a Cappuccino !!! Try to resist and come...

metro NYC
Reviewed 4 January 2014

The Hotel Rivoli is a pleasant surprise. The hotel is in a renovated 14th century convent and has a very unassuming appearance on a side street about 150 yards from the Santa Maria Novella train station. The small but elegant lobby has a fountain and lush greenery. The breakfast room is just past the courtyard which has some fairly large...

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DirezioneRivoli, Responsabile reception at Rivoli Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thanks for your very nice comment ! We try hardly to satisfy our clients expectations and I'm really glad when I read that we match some of the expectations! (beside the coffee that I will try to improve). I hope to welcome you in the next future at the Rivoli, for the moment I just say from all...

Ventnor City, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Hotel Rivoli in Florence was very nice and the front desk staff was exceptional. Francesco was wonderful as well as two of the male front desk personnel whose names I do not recall. They all were so helpful for the 2 nights we were there. The breakfast was also very good and the staff there very pleasant. Our room was...

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DirezioneRivoli, Responsabile reception at Rivoli Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Ronnie, thanks for leaving here your nice comment. I'm really glad you enjoied your stay in our hotel, and I passed this comment to all my collegues. We try to do our job at the best and it's always a great satisfaction when a guest spend part of his time to write it here letting us know.... I...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2013

This hotel is in a very handy location, just a five minute walk from the main train station and also not far from the river and many attractions. The tour buses stop nearby. I would suggest when walking in streets near the hotel, be cautious and ensure bags are very secure or just don't take one out. We witnessed a...

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DirezioneRivoli, Direttore generale at Rivoli Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your comment on Florence and our hotel. Unfortunately even in our town this kind of things reported fromyou happens, tts why we always advice our guests to be careful. I'm glad your enjoyed the stay at the Rivoli, and hoping to welcome you once again here, HAPPY CHRISTMAS from all of us! Daniele Torrini Ass. Manager

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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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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the old town of Florence, the Rivoli Boutique Hotel offers class hospitality with charm, as well as spacious and elegantly decorated hotel rooms and suites. The Rivoli Boutique Hotel is a 4-star superior hotel that is set inside a restored 14th-century Franciscan convent, where guests can breath the charming and unique atmosphere of this ancient historic building in the city of Florence. The restoration has highlighted the architectural details dating back to 1500 such as arches and vaults, coffered ceilings and stone columns. Guests are welcomed in an enchanting setting full of cozy atmosphere, embellished by refined common areas, which are conceived as an oasis of tranquility away from the hectic pace of the city. The Internal Patio, which was obtained from a complete renovation of the Franciscan cloister, is now dedicated to relaxation and wellbeing, featuring an unforgettable 20 sqm-whirlpool that is also open during the winter with a constant water temperature of 36° C. The location could not be better, a few steps from the Santa Maria Novella railway station, the Duomo Cathedral, Ponte Vecchio Bridge, opposite the ancient and famous Officina Profumo di Santa Maria Novella, and the most important museums. In addition to the interior elegant and spacious patio, the Rivoli Boutique Hotel guests can enjoy the quiteness of the small "garden of medlar", an exceptional lounge where to spend moments of real relax; in summer time the garden is available for breakfast and dinners prepared and served by Benedicta Restaurant , 3 Michelin forks. ... more   less 

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Address: Via della Scala 33, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: ₹ 9,653 - ₹ 28,539 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rivoli Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 87
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Also Known As:
Best Western Rivoli
Best Western Florence
Florence Best Western
Hotel Style:
#42 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#59 Business Hotel in Florence
#66 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#82 Family Hotel in Florence
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“Street noisy at night so back of the hotel quieter.”
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“Book directly through Best Western Italy website, not US version and /or call the hotel.”
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“213 is a large comfortable room”
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“Try for higher floors.”
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“Pay a little bit extra to have a room with a balcony.”
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