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Hotel Albion

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Toronto
Reviewed 11 September 2006

What I liked best about this hotel was the staff. They went above and beyond to help us in any way that they could. They really do take customer service seriously. All of their staff speak excellent English. Massimo and Sara were able to give us perfect directions and tips on all of the best local restaurants. Gimmy, Tyron and...

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Seattle
Reviewed 26 July 2006

Hotel Albion knows how to make guests feel right at home, from the moment they arrive. When my friend and I entered the lobby on our first day we were greeted by name and welcomed with a smile. Throughtout our two week stay, we wanted for nothing and only had to ask whenever we had questions. Good restaurant recommendations, museum...

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5Thank Zandria
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 24 July 2006

Come to think of it...staying at Hotel Albion might be BETTER than staying at home! I can't say enough good things about Massimo and Sara, the owners. They made my 10-day stay there the most comfortable, delightful, and fun I've ever had in a hotel. In addition to the perks of being a guest: free use of bikes, being able...

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4Thank joeygirl30
San Francisco Bay Area
Reviewed 23 July 2006

During our first trip to Italy, we only stayed 2 days in Florence, but Sara and her staff at the Hotel Albion made our visit delightful. The Albion is a family-run hotel (see our review of her mother Susanna's accommodations at Le Boscarecce in Tuscany) that is situated near Santa Maria train station, and right across the street from a...

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4Thank CalSteeler
connecticut
Reviewed 23 July 2006

My friend and I have just returned from a nine day trip to Florence. We stayed at the Hotel Albion, after it had been recommended by the workshop we were attending. The rooms were generous in size, clean, comfortable and cool, but the best part was the hospitality and warmth of the owners and their staff. They all took time...

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4Thank lsaks29
Safety Harbor, Florida
Reviewed 12 July 2006

I loved this hotel. the people there were really helpful and nice. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. It was just a homey place to be. I would go back to it if I ever find myself in Firenze ever again.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2006

There are not enough wonderful things to say about the gracious family that owns the Hotel Albion. Sara and her father, Massimo, were always most helpful with any questions we had about things to do and how to get there. The rooms were spotless and charming. By the time we left, it felt like we were leaving family.

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Tucson, AZ
Reviewed 9 June 2006

Hotel Albion is a wonderful choice for staying in Florence. It is about a 20 minute walk from the rail terminal, is two blocks up from the river and at the second bridge beyond the Ponte Vecchio. This is a small hotel that is family owned and run. The rooms are large and comfortable in a typical European style. Breakfast...

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2006

I took a group of 29 people through Europe for 2 weeks and Hotel Albion was the best hotel by far. The staff treated us as if we were extended family, answering questions in English and solving every problem that we had. I highly recommend this hotel to anyone traveling to Florence!

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nyc, ny
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Reviewed 31 May 2006

the albion's biggest assets are the family and staff. i've been coming back to this hotel every year for 8 years. it was recommended to me by a colleague who had been frequenting this hotel for at least 15 years! i come to florence for business and i always stay at the hotel albion because i feel welcomed and accommodated....

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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 )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Hotel Albion

Address: Via Il Prato 22r, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: ₹ 5,156 - ₹ 12,273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Albion 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
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Albion Florence
Hotel Style:
#75 Business Hotel in Florence
#82 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#127 Family Hotel in Florence
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“Rooms on upper floor are probably quieter, but you will have to ascend two flights of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles wonderwall88, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The hotel is on a busy intersection, and there was some street noise, so we would suggest asking for a quiet room not on the piazza.”
 of 5 bubbles LarryandBettyM, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We had a corner room, so got cross-breezes when we wanted not to turn on the AC.”
 of 5 bubbles DebH392, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had the suite and it was very comfortable and roomy!”
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“Each room is unique.”
 of 5 bubbles 153happyTraveler, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
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