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Hotel Balestri

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“arno river”(35 reviews)
“ponte vecchio”(37 reviews)
“great location”(38 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This hotel is elegant and chic the rooms are well presented with a modern Italian twist. The hotel staff was polite and attentive very knowledge able about local attractions and make excellent restaurant recommendations. The Staff made sure we had a good time whilst in...More

Thank Frandg85
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The hotel has been recently rennovated and is a very short walk from most of the major sites. The other advantage is that it is far enough away so that you don't have the noise and crowds (at last not as much). Rooms overlooking the...More

Thank JohntheLast
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Right on the banks of the river, the newly renovated Balestri is wonderfully located within a 5 minute walk of the Uffizi, or Florence's main square. Nice staff, nice breakfast and in our case a small balcony though it did not allow a view of...More

1  Thank statestreet75
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I spent 2 nights here and will return if i'm in Florence again (which I hope I will be!) Friendly efficient staff, a small but well designed and equipped room (with a huge shower!) A comfortable bed and an amazing location just 5 minutes walk...More

Thank Mick B
Reviewed 13 October 2017

My husband and I stayed here during a recent trip to Florence and had a wonderful experience. Maurizio and all of the front desk staff were very helpful. The room was clean and beautiful and the bed was really comfortable with great linens. It was...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$ 218 - US$ 465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#41 Family Hotel in Florence
#46 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#128 Romantic Hotel in Florence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 218 - US$ 465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#41 Family Hotel in Florence
#46 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#128 Romantic Hotel in Florence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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Uffizi
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
...More
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Larry-Pattie
10 September 2017|
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Response from jenaranjo31 | Reviewed this property |
It's 20 mins walking and 11 by cab. If you have plans, ask the front desk to order you a cab so it's waiting for you in the lobby. They are very helpful.
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JaradnRach
7 July 2017|
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Response from Hotel_Balestri | Property representative |
Dear Amani, the superior rooms are the entry level category and they do not have view o balcony guarantee. The room with balcony are 3 categories up "deluxe double river view with balcony"
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doglover523
21 May 2017|
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Response from Brian R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know as I don't smoke
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"One facing the river, upper floors have balconies"
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"River facing rooms are wonderful. You can hear the roaring river at night"
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"Ask for room with river views"
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"Front river views are very nice"
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