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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

When my father and I were shown into our room, we cried with joy. It was spacious, clean and had the most incredible view of the Duomo out of our window. A wonderful bathroom and great shower, comfortable beds and feather soft pillows - all a tired tourist could wish for. We just loved everything about this hotel. There is...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location but staff could be a bit better trained or have at least a little bit of desire to help out. With Florence being so beautiful, its hard to not like any hotel or restaurant, but this is a solid option as you will not be spending much time in the room. If within budget, would choose this, BUT...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here twice now and on both occasions it was a lovely stay. Staff are friendly, helpful and take care to make sure you are comfortable. Good breakfast selection, amazing roof terrace with view across Florence. Only 5 mins walk to Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio. Highly recommend.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon and we could not have been happier! It felt like home while we were in Florence. It is a perfect, central location and we were able to walk everywhere we wanted to go since it was pretty much in the middle of everything. The service here was fantastic and the view...

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Thank jmlopez87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Gem of a Hotel right in the middle of everything walking distance to some of the best museums in the world minutes from the Duomo and Ponte Veccio bridge amazing roof top terrace with views of the city endless number of restaurants and shops nearby good WI-FI excellent breakfast buffet in a historic building

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Orange Park, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in here for two nights in Florence. The location is very central, close to good "local" restaurants. The staff is very friendly and helpful and the roof top bar has an amazing view. If I come back to Florence this is where I will stay.

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Nova Scotia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an excellent hotel, really spacious, location is amazing, staff was nice and helpful (one of them did not speak really good English though, but we managed) Wi-Fi was great. Room: Big room, so nice, 2 big windows with panel, lots of space, fridge, bathroom with tub, bathrobe, sleepers, hair dryer,lots of hot water and pressure. It was warm in...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 days of our honeymoon in June. The hotel was clean and comfortable and the rooftop bar was spectacular to be fair. We loved Florence but the hotel was generally impersonal. I used their parking service and I was told that I we wouldn't have to worry about the ZLT (limited vehicle zone) but alas I...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The service was good and so was the hotel in general however we were placed in a room directly above an event room and had music blasting to the point where the floors were shaking. We were forced to partake in a party that we didn't even go to! Ridiculous how the management thinks this is an appropriate way to...

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Erminia T, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Grand Hotel Cavour, responded to this review

Dear Rafaella, We are so sorry that you did not have the best experience during your stay and we sincerely apologise for that. I would like to take this opportunity, thanks to your feedback, to make clarification about this issue. The music that have disturbed your quiteness was not part of any events related to the Hotel and infact came...

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Very convenient place to stay with all the main tourist attractions on your doorstep. The room was clean and quite spacious (room 249). My only complaint would be the mattress on the bed, it was very hard and uneven, it was higher in the middle which caused you to roll to the edge. I informed the management via the evaluation...

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Duomo
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grand Hotel Cavour is a 4 star hotel located in a historic building of 1300 belonged to the Medici family. The structure is characterized by a majestic hall with colonnades and stucco of the time, on the same floor there is our Restaurant with American bar decorated in a cosmopolitan and lounge style where you can admire the frescoes by the artist Galileo Chini. Our rooms, recently renovated, designed in boutique style with fine furnishings, hardwood floors and frescoes that recall the age Renaissance are located on 6 floors and are ideal for a romantic weekend or for those traveling for business. The upstairs rooms have breathtaking views where you can admire the Palazzo Vecchio, the ancient Torre del Bargello and the Brunelleschi's Dome. Each room has a set with a kettle with coffee and tea, minibar, LCD TV, free WiFi, safe and hairdryer. Our suites are very spacious and can easily accommodate a family group or your honeymoon. On the sixth floor you will find our wonderful Divine Terrace where you can enjoy our cocktails and treat yourself to the most beautiful view of Florence. We offer our guests a small fitness center with turkish bath and 3 meeting rooms. We are in the district 1 in limited traffic between Dome and Piazza della Signoria 5 minutes walking from the Santa Maria Novella train station and close to the major shopping centers and cafes. In front of the hotel there is a loading and unloading area where you can live your car and park it with valet service in nearby garages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Cavour

Address: Via del Proconsolo, 3, 50122, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Duomo
Price Range: €81 - €231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Cavour 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Florence
Hotel Style:
#68 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#133 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#142 Family Hotel in Florence
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“upper floor looking out to the Duomo”
 of 5 bubbles arabud, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go to the roof!”
 of 5 bubbles TalleyrandNYC, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the 6th Floor”
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 of 5 bubbles Nanauskange, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Not a room on the first floor (especially the higher numbers), there is a chance that you will not sleep”
 of 5 bubbles rafaella54, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose Floor 4 or Five.”
 of 5 bubbles sharoni235, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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