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1865 Residenza d'epoca

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New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don’t have noble Florentine relatives to invite you to stay at their palace, this will come close. Up a tiny elevator to one of the top floors of an imposing mansion, you enter a comfortably and tastefully decorated common area at which an elaborate breakfast is served each morning, and where liquid and solid treats are available throughout...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in the heart of the city, just a short walk from all the main attractions, this place is the perfect base for exploring Florence. The hosts were very friendly and offered lots of expert local advice. The room itself was a piece of art, beautifully finished with a very ornate painting ceiling. Tea and coffee is self serve in...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

from the moment we arrived, great focus , extreme attention to detail, plenty of advise on how to enjoy Florence . very nice room, comfortable bed. nice breakfast . Nice position in a non touristy area of town we will be back for sure !

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We highly recommend this Bed and Breakfast. The highlight was visiting with the owners and other guests at breakfast. Everything was very well kept, nicely decorated and clean. The bed was very comfortable. The dining/living room was open with snacks all day and allowed us to visit, in comfort, with other family members. The location is convenient. And there were...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A short walk from all the interesting places to visit. Wonderful comfortable rooms and a great breakfast each morning. Also offer excellent advice on where to visit and help on booking tickets. Recommended.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We spent a few days in Florence on behalf of our wedding anniversary and discovered this lovely guesthouse in the second floor of an ancient palazzo (built 1865!). It is located near the Synagogue and only a 15 minutes walk to many important sights such as Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Vecchio and Duomo and a 5 minutes walk to different restaurants...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 October 2016

1865 Residenza D'Epoca was a surprising delight. Photos don't do it justice. Period furnishings were beautiful and far from stuffy. Breakfast was great. Scrambled eggs were the best I've had. Plenty of fresh fruit juice, coffee and flaky pastries & croissants. The rooms were so very comfortable after a long day of sight seeing. We were torn between leaving the...

Thank Jillian J
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We are so happy we chose 1865! Michel reached out to us via email before we left and he was able to help us with travel questions. On arrival Cinzia greeted us and went over a map of the city with us and gave us several restaurant suggestions. We took advantage (she even made our reservations) and we were not...

1Thank David M
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The place was lovely and owners were as well. They were quite helpful and breakfast was beautiful every morning. My only complaint was the tour guide/group he suggested was terrible. They were so kind as to even help us with an item we left by mistake - and delivered it to a merchant who was to be shipping other items...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Staying here was such a treat. Michel and Cinzia are wonderful hosts. The rooms are large and beautifully decorated to the time period, but with completely modern facilities. Nice location out of the frenzy of tourist so you can feel a little " local", but close to all the attractions. Highly recommend!

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Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night. Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the Central National Library. As a hub for young people, the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated by songs and dances.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An exclusive new guesthouse, 1865, with 5 luxurious bedrooms, has just opened in a historic building in a residential part of central Florence. Precious design elements combined with period features create an atmosphere of great charm and elegance.Each room is individually designed and furnished, and has a luxurious travertine bathroom, LCD television, air conditioning, free wi-fi. The mattresses, bed linen, bathrobes, and personal toiletries are of first quality, and all made locally in Tuscany. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1865 Residenza d'epoca

Address: Via Luigi Carlo Farini 12 | Florence, 50121, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Croce
Price Range: €125 - €272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — 1865 Residenza d'epoca 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask to overlook garden instead of street.”
 of 5 bubbles drbajbdmbmdm, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were beautiful but we especially loved the room with the old bath and painted ceiling.”
 of 5 bubbles Jullion, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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