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Aurora Hotel

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#145 of 421 Hotels in Florence
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Marco at Aurora went above and beyond to make our stay welcome. He is genuinely concerned with all the running of the hotel and the comfort and happiness of his customers. All the staff were friendly and helpful. The location is ideal being literally right across the road from the train station. Our room had lovely views of the Duomo...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little hotel. Friendly staff. Clean rooms. Room was clesned by 12:00. Close to railway and many pickup points for tours. Good restaurants around. Breakfast standard. At least some omelette on the first morning. Wifi good. Not fast. Great price.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked online, picked this place because of the location. But, boy we got more than we expected. We were greeted with nice and warm welcome. Then the room...Giotto. First floor, large room, high ceiling with access to the garden. Modern aminities, wifi that's actually working. What not to like! Aurora Hotel is conveniently located accross the street from Santa Maria...

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Giovanni C, Direttore at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your nice words of appreciation and for the time you spend for this, we will always be here trying to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Thanks also for appreciating our service. We look forward to seeing you again. My best, Giovanni

Reviewed 15 March 2017

This hotel is impeccably clean, staff are friendly and courteous, and food is great! it is walking distance from the transit, and to the great attractions of the city! I would definitely come back!!!!

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Giovanni C, Direttore at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your nice words of appreciation and for the time you spend for this, we will always be here trying to make your stay as pleasant as possible. We look forward to seeing you again. My best, Giovanni Cirnigliaro

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Raphael at hotel Aurora provides good service. The room r large & spacious with high roof, modern ambience and clean neat room with crisp bedding linen. Ideal for self sufficient tourist looking for functional no frills stay with convenience & central location. The hotel has self vending m/c.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Upon arriving at the hotel, we were asked if we minded receiving a free upgrade. We were assigned Room 103 on the ground floor. It was along a quiet little bright, airy corridor just opposite the reception area. Rooms were accessed via a very modern key card system, which the hotel would keep hold of so that you didn't have...

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Giovanni C, Proprietario at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, is a pleasure to know that you had a good time at hotel Aurora, we thank you for your post and for the time you spend for this, we will always be here trying to make your stay as pleasant as possible. We look forward to seeing you, your friends and relatives again at Hotel Aurora, so you...

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here years ago when visiting a friend of mine. I chose this hotel due to it's proximity to Stazione Santa Maria Novella. I paid extra to stay in the main building since I was traveling solo. The bathroom was clean and the staff was friendly. I also appreciated that the hotel didn't have a curfew. The breakfast they...

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Giovanni C, Proprietario at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I thank you for your post I'm so happy you had good time and you wish to come back to visit us and to be a 10 minutes off from the main attractions can be a top advantage if you wish to enjoy Florence! My best, Giovanni Cirnigliaro

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 December 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Hotel Aurora for 4 nights in September and got much more than we expected. The room was large, clean, comfortable, and quiet, even though it opened onto the main street. The hotel staff was great and very helpful with directions, and even some discount coupons for local restaurants. All of their recommendations were...

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Giovanni C, Proprietario at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We gratefully thank you for your generous review. It was a pleasure having you and your husband here and it is reassuring to know that you liked our hotel and that your stay was a success. We look forward to seeing you, your friends and relatives again at Hotel Aurora, so you can have the possibility to test...

Welland, Canada
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is the second time we have visited Florence and stayed at this hotel. Once again the accommodation was great, the morning breakfast was good and the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Great location, great price and great service.

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Giovanni C, Proprietario at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your nice words of appreciation and for the time you spent for your review. We are happy to know that we are going in the right direction. It is a pleasure to be your guest. We look forward to seeing you, your friends and relatives at Hotel Aurora again. Best regards, Giovanni Cirnigliaro

Melbourne Australia
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Only 100 Mt walk from the station and right in the middle of town , rooms were comfortable with double glazed windows , breakfast was OK and Staff very helpful would stay again and recommend . Don't miss the leather market

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Giovanni C, Proprietario at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I thank you for your words and for the time you spend for this, I'm really happy you had good time here at the hotel Aurora where the Staff always give the best effort to make you feel welcome. We look forward to see you again. My best, Giovanni Cirnigliaro

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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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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel Aurora is situated in an ideal position in Florence, in front of the Santa Maria Novella railway station, close to Palazzo dei Congressi, Fortezza da Basso and only 5 minutes by walk from the Dome. Internet is free, and all rooms offer air conditioning and a private bathroom.The hotel is situated in a neoclassical building from the beginning of the 20th century, completely renew WITH LIFT, and is overlooking with wide windows the historical centre and the romantic hills of Florence. Some room, superior level, are available with views of garden.The hotel is elegantly furnished and offers all the modern comforts, rooms include a minibar and an LCD TV, and buffet breakfast is available from 07:00 until 10:00. The hotel has a pleasant garden, a small oasis of relaxation in the city center.Hotel Aurora features a paid private parking and a large garage in agreement with the hotel. An experienced and professional staff will provide guests a personalised service and all kinds of tourist and travel info. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aurora Hotel

Address: Via Luigi Alamanni 5, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: ₹ 6,917 - ₹ 17,518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aurora Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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#140 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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“First floor with access to the garden”
  • Modern amenities
crivo2, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“quieter floor is on the 3rd floor”
513cecill, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 103 Ground Floor”
PamelaR199, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“View from Room of Interior Patio”
Sclavijo, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A room at the back would be quiet although the front of the hotel overlooks the main road.”
juliet45, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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