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Locanda dei Poeti

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Via Guelfa 74, 50129, Florence Italy
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#49 of 792 B&Bs / Inns in Florence
The B&B Locanda dei Poeti was founded with the idea of creating in the historic center of Florence a unique place to stay in Florence, a short walk from the train station of Santa Maria Novella, in the heart of the neighborhood to the old San Lorenzo Market, a stone’s throw from the Duomo of Florence. Within a structure of 1400 tastefully renovated, the bed and breakfast offers a warm and cozy atmosphere both in the typical Tuscan decor is in welcoming staff that we reserve for our customers. The B&B Locanda dei Poeti is located in the historic center of Florence. All the famous sights of Florence are within easy to put foot Academy Gallery, Basilica of San Lorenzo, Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, Galleria degli Uffizi, Ponte Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti are just some of the places within the area all within easy reach.
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Via Guelfa 74, 50129, Florence Italy
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Peretola Airport6 kmSee all flights
Gal Galilei Airport70 kmSee all flights
Alamanni-Stazione Santa Maria NovellaFlorence Tramway Network7 min
Porta al Prato-Leopolda Parco della musicaFlorence Tramway Network14 min
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elainefrommaine wrote a review Oct 2018
Brunswick, Maine13 contributions2 helpful votes
We were surprised and pleased to find this affordable Bed and Breakfast near so many of the Florence attractions. Our room was attractively decorated, clean and yes, we had our own bathroom and air conditioning. The B&B has a small common kitchen and sitting room; coffee in the morning was made with a machine - not instant. The hostess was charming and allowed us to leave our bags even after we had checked out, allowing us to sightsee unencumbered. The one negative was the breakfast...packaged biscotti and croissants. But honestly, with all the nearby cafes and restaurants, it wasn’t a big deal.
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Tomáš N wrote a review Sep 2018
Liberec, Czech Republic3 contributions1 helpful vote
I spent over a week here attening a conferenze held in Fortezza. The room was very nice and clean (everyday cleaning). Irene was so kind and helpful in everything and yet you felt as if it was your own appartment. I highly recommend :)
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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crazy4travel2015 wrote a review Jul 2018
Cary, North Carolina119 contributions90 helpful votes
The room (can’t call it a bed and breakfast because there was no breakfast) is less than a 10 min walk from the train station. And close to Duomo, Accademia, Mercato market and about a 20-25 min walk to Uffizi and Ponte Vecchio. The room was very clean and WiFi was good. It had a low platform bed which was not very comfortable to sit and get up. No furniture to keep bags. Just a table and one chair. TV had no English channels - not even BBC or CNN to catch news. There was a wardrobe but it also had extra blankets, so not much room unpack and keep stuff. Hanging rod was way too high. The safe was tiny and not sturdy, so we never used it. We never saw Martina or Irene, so we did not know what we could use in the kitchens. All communication was via email and messages. No one was ever around - we just left the keys and money for tax and cleaning ( Yes, they charge 8 euros a day for cleaning) on the reception desk and left. Not seeing anyone at anytime was very concerning for us.
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Date of stay: July 2018
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Response from locandadeipoeti, Proprietario at Locanda dei Poeti
Responded 30 Jul 2018
We are a bed and breakfast.. simply you have chosen the option WITHOUT BREAKFAST with Expedia .. if you pay for breakfast you have breakfast.. Every day we are at the b&b.. not all day because we aren’t an hotel with 24 hour reception.. and if you need of us in person we arrive in any moment ..if for you was so important to see us why did you not ask to meet us in person by one of your message? we have tv sat with English Channel.. I think that you wasn’t able to switch on it.. you can tell us about this problem by one of your message that you have told to send us so perhaps you can solve it.. Finally cleaning... when you reserve by Expedia, hotel.com or booking is well specified that you have to pay cleaning and tax as extra So.. next time get a better look what you reserve :-) Thanks a lot Martina and Irene
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Renata Tomaz Siega wrote a review Jul 2018
Florianopolis, SC6 contributions1 helpful vote
Pros: I stayed on the Dante room for 2 nights. The room and the bathroom are very clean. The place is very quiet and close to the Firenze Central Market where you can go for lunch and dinner with different options. The wifi is really good. The staff is very helpful and kind. The commom room is ok. Cons: It was not described on the website that I had to pay a cleaning fee, it cost me 16 euros. The breakfast does not worth the cost of this B&B. If you chose this B&B because of the free breakfast, don’t.
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
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Jon B wrote a review May 2018
Vernon, Canada210 contributions42 helpful votes
Charming B&B offering comfortable clean and quiet accommodations. Ideally located within walking distance of the main attractions. Wifi worked very well. The host, Martina, was a delightful Lady who is very helpful and made sure my checkin was smooth., She also arranged for my Taxi on my departure day. Breakfast was provided by voucher at nearby restaurants. It was very basic (as per the Euro norm) but the service was friendly and they had an Espresso machine and biscotti available, as well as Fridge for groceries in the common area. Room and the hotel had a charming decor and I felt very comfortable my whole stay. I should add the room was large by Euro standards, with adequate room for all my luggage. There was an issue one day when the breakfast places were both closed (Liberation day holiday) in spite of having assured the owner they were open that day. They refunded the cost and directed me by phone to a place where I enjoyed a good breakfast. My room did not have a view and this may not be a great place if arriving by Car, but if you are from Canada ( or Australia/NZ, or US or.../) you probably will be better off not driving in Firenze. I know where I'm staying for next visit to this amazing city!
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Date of stay: April 2018
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Response from locandadeipoeti, Proprietario at Locanda dei Poeti
Responded 21 May 2018
thanks a lot jon!! I hope to see you again! martina
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ItalyTuscanyProvince of FlorenceFlorenceFlorence Historic Center / Piazza dell'Indipendenza
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Frequently Asked Questions about Locanda dei Poeti
Which popular attractions are close to Locanda dei Poeti?
Nearby attractions include Mercato Centrale (0.2 km), Jimmy's Leather Collection (0.4 km), and Fox in a Box Room Escape (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Locanda dei Poeti?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, baggage storage, and books, DVDs and music available for children.
Which room amenities are available at Locanda dei Poeti?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
Is parking available at Locanda dei Poeti?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Locanda dei Poeti?
Conveniently located restaurants include Indian Restaurant Crown of India Florence, Osteria Vecchio Cancello, and Bambi Trippa e Lampredotto.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Locanda dei Poeti?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Locanda dei Poeti?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore (0.7 km), Basilica of Santa Croce (1.3 km), and Basilica San Miniato al Monte (2.3 km).