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Hotel Privilege

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north palm beach, florida
Reviewed 8 January 2008

We stayed 5 nights at the Hotel Privilege in Florence, Italy, and would stay there again. The owners were wonderful people, the service was great, the room was quiet, spacious and clean, the breakfast was fabulous, the restaurant recommendations were terrific, and the location was perfect. My husband loved the big tub. We highly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting...

Thank buonanno
Los Angles, CA
Reviewed 28 December 2007

I went to Europe for the first time in May 2007. My friend (a veteran traveler) and I spent about 6 weeks meticulously planning a two-week tour of France and Italy. One leg of our trip led us to Florence. We had booked our stay at the Hotel Privilege online, and were hoping it was going to be okay. Well,...

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Watsonville, CA
Reviewed 28 December 2007

This hotel has the most delightful host and hostess. They are a married couple who seem to always be available (don't they ever go home?). We felt most welcomed every time we came through the door way. The breakfasts were super! Boiled eggs, tortes, cheese, lox, fruit, juices, yogurt, espresso or cappuchino, milk, sliced meats--with encouragement from the hostess (You...

Thank CaliforniaChristine
Reviewed 19 November 2007

Wonderful small hotel on the Arno River. The managers were very helpful and could tell you just where to go and what to see. Breakfast was wonderful and the service was too. The room we had on the water had a wonderful view of the river, but it became a little warm for us with the windows and shutters closed...

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Big Sur,CA
Reviewed 26 October 2007

Hotel Privilege is well situated for visiting Florence. We stayed with a group of ten people for four nights, and found the accommodations comfortable, the breakfast excellent, and the hospitality of Barbara and Emmanuelle to be warm, gracious and helpful. Hotel Privilege overlooks the Arno about three long (long) blocks up river from Ponte Vecchio. It is also handy to...

Thank Hackensack-BigSur
New York
Reviewed 7 October 2007

Emanuele and Barbara Toccafondi make sure that you leave Florence (and Italy,generally) with the memories of a lifetime. They provide a level of service that I can only imagine regular visitors receive at the finest hotels in the world. These proprieters have intimate knowledge of Florence (and all places reachable by day trip). They help with decisions as if you...

Thank NYFamilyTavelers
Reviewed 5 October 2007

We would highly recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a comfortable hotel in a good location with wonderful service by the owner/manager. Although our room was a little worn, it was very clean and comfortable. The buffet breakfast was excellent and the coffee is the best coffee in all of Europe! The management was very friendly and helpful and...

Thank MJRMassachusetts
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 September 2007

We stayed here after having been away for 5 weeks and it was fantastic. The staff were great and very helpful with any information. The breakfast was good and they pour a great Gin & Tonic. The location could not be better. You can walk to all tourist attractions. The manager and his wife were fantastic and nothing to much...

Thank AucklandRock
Reviewed 10 September 2007

We were pleased with our stay at the hotel. It is in a good location on the banks of the Arno, and is close to the attractions in the city. The breakfast was good and the room was clean (although the bed was a little soft). The shower room was a bit small, but served its purpose for the price....

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Reviewed 2 September 2007

Stayed at the Privilege for 2 nights in August 2007. Well located for the traditional areas of Florence, the major sights were within comfortable walking distance. The proprietor and his wife were very helpful, he especially spoke good English. The hotel is very traditional but clean and well furnished - the only complaint with our room would be that the...

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Staying in Santa Croce

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Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night. Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the Central National Library. As a hub for young people, the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated by songs and dances.
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  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Hotel Privilege

Address: Lungarno della Zecca Vecchia 26, 50122, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Croce
Price Range: ₹ 4,870 - ₹ 13,832 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Privilege 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Privilege Hotel Florence
Hotel Style:
#60 Business Hotel in Florence
#125 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#131 Family Hotel in Florence
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“Some rooms offer great view on the river, but may be a bit noisy, as they overlook a rather busy street.”
 of 5 bubbles ZIS49, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rooms that open onto the small centre courtyard are well worth asking for, these are very pleasant to enjoy and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 35bronwync, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose room with view od Arno River. It is worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles frankv906, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose an interior room. The street which is parallel to the Arno is busy and can get loud.”
 of 5 bubbles Dcohn26, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Give the desk a warning if you plan on leaving early in morning to do something. The door is locked.”
 of 5 bubbles jjbmgm, 17 May 2015 | Read review
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