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Villa La Vedetta

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Loix, France
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Neither the internet site nor the reservation slip indicate the existence of a so called Annex where you end up if you have reserved a standard room. This is misleading and dishonest. Rooms are very poorly insonorized. Service is impersonal.

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear eric580163, thanks a lot for sharing your comments with us. The Hotel is an ancient Villa and has just 18 rooms, so the cosy, small and intimate annex is one of its features, having hosted hundreds of happy guests since 2003. The annex was assigned as a lovely solution especially for you, requesting to be close by to your...

Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Had a lovely stay at this cozy 5 star hotel, walking distance from the center of Florence, with sweeping views of Florence from the patio during tea, and morning breakfast. Our room was quite nice, with nice views of the city. Two complaints: 1) fitness center non-existent $100 bike, and $125 useless elliptical, 2) the hotel should not turn off...

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear Jeffrey G, many thanks for your compliments to the hotel and to the location. We are sorry we could not satisfy you on the fitness side. We do not have a fitness centre, but just a corner, provided with a couple of poor machines. In fact, this is not a service that we publish or propose, and when asked,...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I recently spent 2 nights at this gorgeous property - my friend arrived before me and texted "you will not believe the views from every single room - even the bathroom window overlooks Firenze"... so true... we talked to the manager on duty and got the history of the building.. how it was all rebuilt based on the original plans....

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear sophiacoy, many thanks for your compliments to the Villa to the location and to the services that we provided. We have fallen in love with the history of this place and we are happy to share this emotion with all the Vedetta friends! We hope to welconme you soon again With my warmest regards Antonio Dondiego, Manager

leeds
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Took the Fluff, now Mrs Dully, to celebrate our first wedding anniversary as we had our wedding reception at the Villa last year. Everything about Villa La Vedetta is just perfect from the location, food and the wonderful terrace with panoramic views over Florence. All the rooms are superb, even the standard doubles. The service from all the staff is...

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear marcushenry14, we can't say how happy you made us choosing the Vedetta to share with us the joy of you first wedding anniversary. You know you have a home away from home here! We can't wait to see you soon again... With our warmest regards Antonio Dondiego, Manager

leeds
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a fabulous 3 night stay to celebrate our first wedding anniversary. We were lucky enough to get married in Florence October 2015. We were welcomed like old friends. Staying in my favourite room 103, with the magnificent views of the city. We had a wonderful evening dining in the restaurant, service, food and ambience all perfect. This...

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear JRGleeds, many thanks to you for your patronage and for being a beloved friend of the Vedetta. Be assured that you have a home away from home here! Hope to see you soon again Antonio Dondiego, Manager

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Out of the hustle and bustle of central Florence but still walking distance to everything. Gorgeous views of Florence from above. The hotel is beautiful with big comfortable rooms and bathrooms offering classic luxury. Big public terraces where you can enjoy the views of the city in peace and quiet. You can walk to the Duomo in about half and...

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear Mary C, many thanks for your compliments to the location of the hotel and to the style of the room. I am happy that you could enjoy the lovely walk to downtown, crossing gardens and ancient villas. Bravo for climbing up back to the Hotel! you are perfectly right, good exercise to work off good pasta and florentine Tbone...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We just returned from a week long stay at the Villa. We chose this hotel since it provided for free parking. Little did we know what a great choice we made. From the outset, the staff, the accommodations and the view were first rate. Also the on-sight restaurant was excellent although a little pricey. Every morning they provided a sumptuous...

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear bandit1, many thanks for your lovely description of our services and our location. We are very happy that you loved your stay and that our staff was helpful and polite. We regret about your impression about the windows, especially because they all open, particularly the ones of the guest house have an electric switch for this purpose. We sincerely...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Absolutely beautiful hotel, wonderful staff and fantastic perfect setting. Front desk advised and booked restaurants that we asked for, their knowledge was superb. We asked in advance if there were weddings booked during our stay - there was and a private dinner, so we planned our weekend around these, but still had private areas to escape and heard nothing when...

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear Lisa M, many tahnks for your compliments to the location and to the staff and the services that thry have rendered. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope that you will come to see us soon again Best regards Antonio Dondiego, Manager

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I was looking for somewhere to enjoy the sunset over Florence. This delightful small hotel has a grand terrace from which to enjoy the view and relax as the sun sets! We did not stay overnight but the structure was charming inside and out. Lovely wine list.

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear Janet G, many thanks for your compliments to our terrace, indeed the view from there is unique! We look forward to welcoming you as a valued guest in the nearest future With my best regards Antonio Dondiego, Manager

Gulf Breeze, Florida
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Excellent setting for dinner. We were able to sit outside with a view of the entire city of Florence before us. Excellent service and moderate pricing. There were 10 of us and we were the only people on the patio. Some choices for dinner were excellent some average. Perfect night with light wind and clear skies. Would go again just...

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear David B, many thanks for your compliments to our Restaurant and to the cuisine of our Chef. It is a pity that some choices of the menu did not thoroughly fulfil your desires. We will be happy to receive any suggestions that could improve our services With our kindest regards Antonio Dondiego, Manager

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Staying in Piazzale Michelangelo

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Piazzale Michelangelo
Just outside the ancient walls of Florence, Viale Michelangiolo starts. It is a winding road rimmed by wonderful poplars and holm oaks. The long ascent opens up to the most beautiful and famous panoramic viewpoint of Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo, where an elevated terrace offers visitors an incomparable and breathtaking view of the entire city from above. During good weather, Piazzale Michelangelo provides visitors with a serene space surrounded by the amazing landscape, better if accompanied by a fresh gelato from a local kiosk. During night, visitors will be dazzled by the warm lights of the capital of the Renaissance. Spend a second with the silent Romanesque beauty of the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte: the one that wishes good morning and good night to Florence!
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Cuisines: Italian
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A true 'Urban Resort' unique in Florence. Romantic neo-renaissance villa, today a lavish hotel of only 18 deluxe rooms and suites in exclusive panoramic position on Piazzale Michelangelo, with breathtaking view of Florence only a few steps from Ponte Vecchio. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa La Vedetta

Address: Viale Michelangiolo 78, 50125, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Piazzale Michelangelo
Price Range: ₹ 12,663 - ₹ 31,269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa La Vedetta 5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Villa La Vedetta Hotel Florence
Hotel La Vedetta
Boutique Hotel La Vedetta
Hotel Style:
#38 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#39 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#59 Family Hotel in Florence
#89 Business Hotel in Florence
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“It's outside of the city but the walk was so worth it everywhere we went”
 of 5 bubbles Dell_Grifith, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view room.”
 of 5 bubbles BrTr, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we were on the side with a Florence view - other rooms seem to have a view of the beautiful garden and water fountain -”
 of 5 bubbles sophiacoy, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms would have a great view either of wonderful garden though obviously looking over Florence is the better option”
 of 5 bubbles lisamO5934ZO, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try to get placed overlooking the City (North West side)”
 of 5 bubbles 347janetg, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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