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Portrait Firenze

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los angeles
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I selected this hotel due to the excellent reviews, TripAdvisor excellence award, location/view, and modern style living. All of my expectations re the above have been met. The bed and sheets are super comfortable even to me with a history of back problems. Also, the architecture and decor is 1st class. But aside from all of the above, what makes... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing hotel in the center of Florence just a short walk from the famous Ponte Vecchio. At arrival we were greeted with a warm welcome by Francesco and Carolina. We were double upgraded to a superior suite over looking the river Arno. Upon arrival to our room, a platter of fruits, macarons and complimentary glasses of lovely Brunello... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a beautiful suite with a view on the old bridge and it was breathtaking . the staff was amazing , very kind and welcoming , everything was just excellent . special thanks to Baha , who was outstandingly attentive and nice .we thank also to Raffael , Dario and all the receptionists , and Cristina and Eva... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently stayed at the Portrait Firenze with my mom. I booked a superior suite with a river view. The suite was lovely and matched the photos advertised by the hotel. To ensure our needs were met, after we booked, the hotel sent us a survey to fill out. They wanted to know things like what type of pillows we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent two beautiful nights in this amazing hotel just few walks from The Ponte vecchio right in the centre of Florence. It is a new yet stilish Hotel recently refurbished from a famous architect I have been told and you can see it. It is really nice and cozy without be pretentious. My room was large with an amazing... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was amazing. We were "double upgraded" to what we called the "apartment suite". We had an incredible view of the Ponti Vecchio bridge. Can't get any better than that. Everyday the staff would suggest a dinner place for us, then make the reservation for us. On top of that, the places never disappointed. I would HIGHLY recommend staying... More 

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Roseville, Minnesota
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived to this boutique hotel with very high expectations. The hotel surpassed all of them. The location is the best. We were a few step away of Ponte Vecchio and a short walking distance of Via de Tornabouni and Via degli Strozzi, for a very amazing shopping experience. Also, major museums, piazzas and palaces are a few minutes away... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Just stayed at the Portrait Firenze for 4 nights and had a lovely time. Chose the hotel initially for its excellent location-- it is a stone's throw away from the Ponte Vecchio and it is very convenient to walk to many of the important sights in Florence. In the end what impressed me most was the service. From the time... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Walking distance from historical attractions. Great service. The concierge service makes things happen. Restaurant staff knew what we wanted the previous day for breakfast. Stayed in one bedroom suite, but sofa opened to king size bed. Of course, the staff opens the sofa for you when one is out for dinner. Family of 4 stays comfortably. 2 bathrooms.

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Ideal location but otherwise Portrait is overpriced for what you get. The bed was stiff and uncomfortable. The bathroom was overdue for renovation: grout was mildewed and missing in places, wall panels were uneven, and there were places in the ceiling where the drywall was obviously cut out and re-patched poorly. Breakfast and minibar were extras, even though the nightly... More 

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Staying in Uffizi

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With a spectacular view of the river Arno, the Portrait Firenze is located right next to Ponte Vecchio and Via Tornabuoni's alluring boutiques. Elegance, sophistication and utmost attention to detail are redefined in this palatial mansion, portraying Italian haute couture of the 50s, when Florence captivated the world's attention once again. Interior designer Michele Bonan took inspiration from traditional Florentine craftsmanship, to design 34 splendid suites and guest rooms. The simplicity of classic and contemporary lines is complemented by exquisite fabrics and lavish materials, such as linen and cashmere, warm wood and leather. Unique details reflect unforgettable moments of this era and add to an exceptional guest experience. Sumptuous oversized beds, Carrara marble bathrooms, living spaces, a kitchenette and the latest technology throughout promise complete relaxation for a couple or a family. Our dedicated Lifestyle Manager lets you discover a most unique Florence and the best Italian creativity has to offer. The nearby Caffe dell'Oro, conveniently located right by the river Arno and Ponte Vecchio will be your favorite bistrot for a relaxing breakfast after a good night's sleep and ideal as a starting point to discover Florence. Enjoy a fine selection of light yet traditional local dishes for lunch and dinner or meet with friends for a late drink to indulge in the unbeatable view. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portrait Firenze

Address: Lungarno Acciaiuoli 4, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Uffizi
Price Range: €447 - €821 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Portrait Firenze 5*
Number of rooms: 36
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 of 5 bubbles LexPortlnd, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the Arno come with street noise, but the view and sunsets are worth the minor disruption!”
 of 5 bubbles IndyGuynside, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Superior Suite River View is amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles DeborahBoren, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want a view,ask in advance.fill out the survey before”
 of 5 bubbles 757ayeshak, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upgrade to on of the few rooms with a balcony. Well worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles JohnHeatherCCW, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
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