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Hotel Balestri

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 5 nights at the Hotel Balestri on our first visit to Florence and were very happy with our choice of hotel. We were able to walk to all the places we wanted to visit and there are plenty of reasonable bars and restaurants near the hotel. The breakfast was good and was always well stocked and set us...

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Down by the banks of the Arno, but really close to the main sights of Florence, including the Ponte Vecchio, The Uffizzi Gallery & the Palazzo Vecchio. Recently renovated with understated & classic decor. We booked a standard room but were given an Arno view room, with a small but delightful balcony off the bathroom. A large wardrobe in the...

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just got back from this hotel and really enjoyed it situated right on the river .It is central for all the attractions .Breakfast was very good everything provided . The staff were very helpful.Florence is a really beautiful city but it is expensive worth trying to eat and drink a little away from the main attractions like the Duomo...

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DeFuniak Springs, Florida, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at Hotel Balestri went above and beyond to make our 4 night stay exceptional. Our room was automatically upgraded and we were greeted with a bottle and champagne and fruit in our room upon arrival. The complimentary breakfast was very well done. The hotel is located in close walking distance of most of the attractions.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best hotels I've ever stayed in. Very clean and spacious rooms, with modern shower and really everything you need. The stuff is lovely and very helpful. I have to especially note Mr. Vanni from the the reception, who helped us incredibly and really did EVERYTHING to make our stay at the hotel pleasant and comfortable. I really...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were very helpful giving us lots of recommendations for dinner, we had a lovely room with huge shower and Juliet balcony. Everything was great and very clean. Breakfast was yummy lots to choose from. We walked everywhere the hotel was close to everything we wanted to see and do.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Away from the tourist traffic of Uffizi and city center, this modern hotel located on the Arno River was perfect. We took the train from Rome to Florence and walked the 20 mins to the hotel. The rooms were clean, spacious and modern, and the wifi well powered. We were upgraded to a river view which offered a terrific view...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the front desk people are very attentive and helpful, the room is clean and nice, wide bed.adjustible room temperature. love the breakfast and the place is a walking distance to the popular areas...very much recommended..

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Dulverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Hotel Balestri is situated about 5 minutes from Ponte Vecchi and the Uffizi Museum, approximately 10 minute walk from the Duomo. Our room had lovely views across the River Arno and was clean and comfortable with a nice ensuite. The staff were very friendly and helpful and breakfast was good.

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Had a great 6 night stay at the Hotel Balestri. It is within walking distance of many popular spots in Florence, and if it's not the staff is very helpful and will call you a cab (one that accepts credit cards if requested). The daily breakfast buffet had a great selection and the cappuccinos were some of the best I...

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Uffizi
Every visitor coming to Florence for the first time will immediately identify with Uffizi. As in past times, passing through Via dei Calzaiuoli, you can reach the city center, the Florence that everybody dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can experience the rare beauty of the capital of the Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the Loggia of the Uffizi where it is possible to fully taste the talent of the best artists who animated Florence over the centuries. When the sun goes down, there’s nothing better than a walk along the river Arno up to the ancient bridge, Ponte Vecchio. It is full of jewels and decorated by the colors captured in postcards.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Balestri Hotel is located in the heart of Florence, on the right bank of the Arno river, few steps from the Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge), Palazzo Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery. Close to the Hotel is Via Tornabuoni, the world known shopping street with the greatest international high fashion brands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Balestri

Address: Piazza Mentana 7, 50122, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Uffizi
Price Range: €175 - €377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Balestri 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Balestri Hotel Florence
Hotel Style:
#49 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#51 Family Hotel in Florence
#128 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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