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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Set in a perfect location amidst the city, this hotel isn't bad, but does have drawbacks and does need updates and repairs. The lobby is tired and old, the rooms are very dated. The shower had terrible signs of old orange mould and the water flows out into the central bathroom itself, the air conditioner was very loud and kept...

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We went here for a night. Came before check in time but the staff let us leave our bags. We had a good deal for the room from hotels.ca. We got a double bed with a single bed room. The room was clean and had it's own washroom. Floors are a bit creaky but clean. The main door to the...

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Beirut, Lebanon
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel for 2 nights, and the only thing it offers was its location just 2 min walk to the duomo and to the center. The hotel is very old and definitely require an elevator and the room and the toilet need renovation. I dont recommend it to anyone

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Riverview, Florida
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The location was very close to the central cathedral (maybe a five minute walk) and to the train station (again, five minutes in the other direction). It was easy to overlook, but more than nice enough on the inside. The staff was knowledgable and friendly.

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Porto, Portugal
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I booked this hotel because it's near the center. It's really easy to find and although it's a bit old,it's nice. There's no curtain on the bath tub,but you manage,not without having water all over the place. The owners had a dog that had full access to the hotel,even to the breakfast lounge so,sometimes you were eating and she was...

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Thank Raquel_Leite
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

The staff at neighboring hotel opened my wine every night. Armondo was terrific. Now the Giocondo: It is not elevated!!! You walk up a winding dirty staircase. I swear the photos all ready posted here are of the room we were in. Our room had a handicap shower. The rod was falling down, there was mold all over the seat...

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Thank Sheila M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Whilst the hotel is in a great location; about 4 minutes from S.M.N train station and having the duomo about 2 minutes round the corner, This was really all that the hotel had going for it (Although the bed was nice and bed). After arriving we checked-in and were given out key and then informed there was no lift. We...

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Thank MattRichardson22
San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Central location with easy access to trains, museums, shopping and food. Lovely owner/manager. May not be modern, but charming. wi-fi available in lobby-better than nothing! For the price you cannot beat this. I stayed in a $250 a night hotel in Florence at the end of my stay and it was noisy and not as convenient!

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Reviewed 12 September 2015

The location is definitely the best part of this hotel, it sits on the road between the station and the Duomo so you can easily get to some of the sights in a few minutes! As two young backpackers we thought the hotel was value for money.. It was clean and functional. There wasn't free wifi, nor air conditioning (only...

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

We really liked this hotel! It was cheap and cheerful, but the breakfast was simple and generously sized. The hotel was perfectly located and everyone working there spoke great english and were really helpful. We'd recommend it for a budget hotel!

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the historic heart of Florence, at a few steps from the Duomo and from Santa Maria Novella, at 3 minutes from elegant Via Tornabuoni and San Lorenzo, the refined and historic rooms of Hotel La Gioconda welcome guests with typical Florentine friendliness but also with very modern comforts and impeccable services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel La Gioconda

Address: Via Panzani 2, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Price Range: ₹ 6,749 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Gioconda 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“High rooms are a bit quieter”
 of 5 bubbles mariaitalianak, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask if wi fi is in the room and if they provide blow dryers (so you don't have to bring one)”
 of 5 bubbles fishinggoddess2015, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
“In the summer, ask for a low floor.”
 of 5 bubbles rony_bonbony, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Do t stay there.”
 of 5 bubbles milomonty, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Don't try to use a Gift Box from April-September.”
 of 5 bubbles Ms95Frenchy, 24 Feb 2015 | Read review
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