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Residence La Contessina

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Melbourne, Australia
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244 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We stayed here in May as part of our 10 week holiday. We arrived by train and the station is about a 15 minute walk away. We were greeted by the very pleasant young lady of the family and check in was so easy. The apartment was very clean and we paid extra to use the oven which was worth... More 

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Thank Tullagirl
contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on the site for us. Our reception' Staff is always ready to help you. Thank you for the word about the breakfast. Our goal is that you felt like at home, we work for this. Thank'you to recommend the Residence La Contessina. We wait you in... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

The location is great, easy walk from SMN rail station. There is a supermarket close by as well that has a great range.All staff are friendly and always smiling. The downstairs restaurant that serves A lovely breakfast to start the day. Beautiful clean rooms and bathrooms. And excellent air-con for the hot weather in Florence. It is one of the... More 

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Thank Dashmanohone
contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your recent visit in Florence. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay here with us and thanks for all the compliments. We apologize for the noisy's family, but they are not in our structure, they are in a private... More 

Longmont, Colorado
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

My family and I stayed at Residence La Contessina in June. It is located within walking distance of all of Florence's wonders-the Duomo, the Arno, all of the museums, etc. The room was similar to an apartment with a kitchen that was available to us, and was a slight fee for using the oven top. The room was comfortable and... More 

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your visit in Florence. We are glad to know that your family and you feel good at the Residence La Contessina. Thanks for the words about us and breakfast, read your words is a source of joy for us. We... More 

Gilroy, California
1 review
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Perfect location near to the train station and city center,2 levels rooms with microwave and refrigerator and AC,very friendly staffs with a delicious breakfast buffet! little expensive but is worthed !

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on the site for us. Thanks for the emotion transmitted reading your words. We are glad to know that you feel good at the Residence La Contessina and that you appreciated the family and all our services. We wait you in Florence! Best regards More 

Perth, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Great location very close to the train station. Lovely staff, 2 storey apartment. Had everything we needed, with the added bonus of a fabulous breakfast. Had that family run feeling. Would definitely stay again. Thank you.

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your visit in Florence. We are glad that your stay has been liking for you. Thanks for all your lovely words. We do hope that we will have the pleasure of taking care of you on a future visit. More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Our experience of La Contessina was excellent. It was a surprising discovery. The staff were extremely friendly and we were able to check in past midnight with no problems. They are there 24hrs. The room we were given was large and comfortable with everything you need. Breakfast was also excellent and for us another important factor was parking at the... More 

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on the site for us. We are glad to know that you feel good at the Residence La Contessina and that you appreciated the family and all our services. Thanks for all your nice words in the description of the Residence La Contessina. We wait you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Our family of 5 stayed for 3 nights in July 2015. Very central and quiet location within easy walking distance to train station and the main sights of Florence. Family operated who were very friendly and helpful. Continental buffet breakfast was lovely, beds were very comfortable and the air con worked brilliantly in the summer heat. There are nice restaurants... More 

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your visit in Florence. We are glad that your stay has been liking for you. Thanks for all your nice words. Accomodate family is a big pleasure for us and happyness of our little guests is our goal. We do... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Stayed here for our second trip to Florence for 2 weeks. The family who operate RLC are VERY helpful, approachable and cant do enough for you. Great location around the corner from the main railway station (though you wont notice the railway). Trattoria's up and down the street as well as craft beer and hotels. You are only 7 minutes... More 

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to post a review on the site following your stay with us. We are glad to know that you appreciated our structure and location. Thanks for all your nice words regarding our structure and the organization of the hotel. Thanks for the words about breakfast, read your words is a source of... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Our family of 4 just stayed for two nights in July 2015. La Contessina has a superb location just five minutes by foot from the main train station, and also just minutes from all of the major sites. It is also close to the San Lorenzo market which quickly became one of our top picks for food on the 2nd... More 

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on the site for us. We are glad to know that your family and you appreciated all. Thanks for all your nice words about location, breakfast, wifi and more of everything for the words about the helpfulness of the Staff. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Gurgaon
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We were a group of 10... Across 3 generations!! The location is fantastic... At walking distance from most sights and restaurants in Florence. The owners are extremely helpful and assisted us in communicating with tour companies, taxi services, restaurants.... They were very helpful. The apartments are perfect for a family of 4, split over 2 levels. We did not need... More 

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on the site for us following your visit in Florence. We are glad to know that you appreciated our location and the hospitality of the Staff. We do hope to see you one more time at Residence La Contessina to have the pleasure of taking care... 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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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aristocratic and Bohemian, classic and comfortable, residence La Contessina is a fresh and dynamic alternative to a hotel for a stay in the old town center of Florence. With an elegant and comfortable assortment of studios and full apartments, residence la Contessina is ideal for a lovely vacation but is also equipped for events and meetings. A multi-purpose hall, services and closeness to the Santa Maria novella train station, the conference center and Fortezza da Basso make residence La Contessina very attractive for family and business stays, as well. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence La Contessina

Address: Via Faenza 71 | From Via Cennini to Via Nazionale, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Price Range: €75 - €235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence La Contessina 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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#7 Green Hotel in Florence
#10 Family Hotel in Florence
#11 Business Hotel in Florence
#40 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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