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San Deigo
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is really friendly and the breakfast was very nice with the usual continental offerings plus little meat sandwiches, cheeses and liverwurst but the rooms and bathrooms are very small and dark. Maybe because I got a single room, but even so it felt like a slightly larger cruise ship cabin. Nice dual windows to keep the noise out.... More 

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Oia
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106 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OMG ! I use to stay in Piazza Repubblica every year I visit my Florence.. But now, I know where is my place to stay ! Everything was just perfect !! Situated at the heart of Florence, everything is close !! Thanks to all the stuff, they were so kind and helpful !

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Latvia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Overpriced. Location, breakfast, staff. Experienced staff, willing to support you and make your stay pleasant. After presenting the arguments, I was moved to another room and there were no issues for the rest of stay (try to avoid room 310). Building is old, so some cracks on walls can be expected, well preserved, silent, my windows was on inside yard.... More 

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Thank loliksa
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Very appropriate location - close to city center, market and shops. Very good reception service, warm welcome. individual a/c and heaters for rooms, clean rooms, beautiful lounge. very nice breakfast, good variety: pastries, tea coffee. Very nice hotel.

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Thank Arjun C
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

I stayed at this hotel for one weekend and would definitely stay there again. The staff is very, very helpful and friendly, The location is fantastic, everything is nearby, you can also go back to the (nicely airconditioned) hotel room for a quick rest and then go out again. The rooms are small, but clean. The hotel itself has some... More 

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Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The hotel seems like it was the swankiest place around in 1965, but it hasn't been updated much since then. The general sense of the maintenance was that it is not good, so the elevator scared me. The bed was two hard single beds pushed together without a topper, so you couldn't sleep in the middle where the two edges... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The hotel has a great location next to the Medici Chapel, and within a short walk to all other Florence hot spots. The room I had was very simple, but clean and quiet. Staff was friendly and very service minded, and breakfast is served in an adjacent room in an old Florentine palazzio. They have a deal with nearby garage,... More 

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Upminster, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Can't leave your luggage if you arrive early, can't check in before 2pm, rooms fairly small and in need of a refurb, shower cubicle was the size of a telephone box, but overall quite clean Surly female receptionist on arrival who lightened up as the week went on Only just a 3 star and probably because it was in an... More 

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Sydney
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165 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Ok for single room for a night. Small bathroom with tiny shower and minimal flow of water . Breakfast was sufficient for my needs. The staff were helpful and friendly. Central location an advantage. I guess this hotel is similar to all in this area-and there are a lot-so would probably return unless I get a better price elsewhere for... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

A small hotel near the train station. Rooms are very clean and comfortable. Staff is friendly and tries to be helpful. Breakfast is average but the ladies who serve it are very friendly and efficient which makes up for the lack of selections available. WiFi is free but a bit cumbersome. Need separate password for each device which need to... More 

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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Additional Information about Hotel Palazzo Benci

Address: Piazza di Madonna Degli Aldobrandini 3, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Price Range: €71 - €209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Palazzo Benci 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Avoid 310 (single room)”
 of 5 bubbles loliksa, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“First floor rooms are very accessible”
 of 5 bubbles 325arjunc, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a room facing the interior courtyard for a quiet experience”
 of 5 bubbles 639andersm, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Low floor as a teeny lift”
 of 5 bubbles Ron0606, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Triple room it's fine but if u want a big room it's not the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Edgar_Beltran, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
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