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    Universo

    Piazza di Santa Maria Novella 20, 50123, Florence, Italy
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    • Excellent19%
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    • Terrible7%
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    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 22 October 2009

    Pro - Very close to train station - Has 3 English channels (compared to some with none) - Value (75 Euro per night in October) - Friendly staff. - Breakfast was okay, pastries were pretty fresh. Breakfast room looks new and clean. Con - Room...More

    2  Thank Jue121
    Reviewed 11 October 2009

    We had a really wonderful stay at this hotel. Not only were the rooms newly redone and clean, but the staff were very friendly and helpful, recommending several places to eat. We were pleasantly surprised with the extensive continental breakfast that was included with our...More

    1  Thank LeaWisconsin
    Reviewed 7 September 2009

    Stayed here during the winter 2009. The rooms are quite small but it was clean, the service was good and the location, just a block or so from the main train station, is OK. If on a budget it is a decent choice.

    1  Thank millercgr
    Reviewed 15 August 2009

    I chose this hotel because of the excellent location and the reasonable price (65euros per night per room). Old but totally renovated, with funky colourful rooms, it was really worth its money. The staff was really helpful (they all speak excellent english, booked for us...More

    Thank Dorothea_An
    Reviewed 11 August 2009

    We visited Florence in July 2009 and found the Hotel Universo to be the perfect hotel. The hotel is small in size, but the rooms are large and clean. As another review noted, the hotel staff was wonderful. They have a wonderful breakfast buffet in...More

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    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • US$ 99 - US$ 216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 42
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    • Santa Maria Novella
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    Nearby
    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
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    Chris G
    19 February 2017|
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    Response from NYChichi | Reviewed this property |
    Both Front Desk attendants spoke English when we were there. You will find out that it is much more likely than not that Front Desk attendants at every hotel in a major Italian city WILL speak English.
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    Annabananna K
    23 January 2017|
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    I could respond yes or no and it really means zero--- The ONLY one that can give you a reliable answer is the Hotel management themselves. Email them.
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    CaAngie
    6 September 2016|
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    Response from enrique517 | Reviewed this property |
    No parking as far as I know. Great location facing a plaza and near the train station.
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    "Deluxe room (spacious/private bathroom) is great but I would request one overlooking the square in place of..."
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    "Ask for rooms with balcony on the upper floors with piazza views."
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    "if you have use this hotel, avoid rooms on inside, Prefer rooms facing front."
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