We choose the Promenade as an option for our stay in Florence due to its location, close to the Ponte Vecchio, and some reviews. Regretfully, we came back disappointed. To begin with, upon our arrival, prior to the 2:00pm O'clock check-in, the owner immediately demanded $20.00 euros to store our luggage for less than an hour. Then, once we settled, we found out that if you want additional air-conditioning, there was also another charge, and so on additional surprises were coming, such as no change of towels, lack of hot water in the morning, and worse, no additional toilet paper.
Besides these hicups and surprises, the hotel location is excellent, the rooms ample and access to almost everything is at walking distance, but there are other choices too. If you are going to Florence, leave the Promenade as a second choice.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Promenade is located in the heart of the historical town of Florence, 40 meters (44 yards) far from Ponte Vecchio, between romantic streets and surrounded by elegant palaces, medieval towers, places with historical and cultural importance of the Rennaissance. From the main touristic attractions of the old town we mention: Galleria degli Uffizi, Palazzo Pitti, Giardino di Boboli, the wonderful Piazza Signoria, Santa Croce and Duomo, all these at only 1-10 minutes distance, by step in this zone full of craft shops and antiques. Our touristic structure has single bed rooms, double bed rooms, triple bed rooms, with the possibility of extra beds, all of them with en suite bathroom, air conditioned, heating, LcdTV, Internet WiFi in the rooms, room service, daily cleaning, are very comfortable, classic and elegant, furnished in antic Florentine style, with a romantic note. Most of the rooms have a splendid and unique view to the Uffizi Art Gallery and river Arno. We can provide transport from and to the airports of Firenze, Pisa and Bologna. We also organise trips at San Gimignano, Siena (Duomo) and Pisa (the tower) and wine tastings in Chianti. ... more less
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