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Perth, Australia
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Studio was great inside,neat and clean,Had a coffee machine and fridge .Close to Train Station about 5 min walk The couch bed was little uncomfortable. The WIFI was poor had difficulty getting a signal

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very dated , no A/C because it was early OCT. however it was unseasonably warm and we were on the ground floor so we could not open the window. location was not in a very nice part of town , not really close to tourist area , room did not feel clean. dishes need to be washed before use.

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We let them know our arrival time and check in was smooth. We weren't expecting much from the room, after viewing the pictures and reading some reviews online, but when he opened our door, we were amazed at how large the space was. It appeared clean and had all the facilities we needed. The location was fantastic, although at night... More 

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New Delhi, India
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I got a good deal on this apartment and it was quite close to the Florence Railway station which was my key decision criteria. Overall apartment was good with decently comfortable beds, full equipped kitchen, hot water in bathroom, working wi-fi etc. Did not expect this to be a Hotel so was not disappointed by overall experience as others have... More 

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Thank ankurgoel81
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

No-one to give us access to apartment when we arrived. Had to call an Italian number, then wait for the concierge to arrive to let us in (despite having provided specific details of expected time of arrival). Apartment and block in general were very old and dreary - old sofas lying around in corridors, grubby looking blankets on beds, outdated... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Was there last year with my boyfriend, the checkin took a while but the owner even though there were a lot of comment saying he was unfriendly, he was nice to us. It's a studio apartment, ours was on the ground floor, we had a kitchen, bathroom, sitting area and the bed in front of the door, it was very... More 

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Thank Veggie B
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

We booked this place through Trip Advisor directly at 7-8am on the day we arrived in Florence from Venice. I gave my CC number & was charged €56. We chose this hotel because it's close to the train station. We arrived at 1pm but we knew from reading the reviews that the office would be open at 3pm. We walked... More 

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GeminiStudios, Proprietario at Gemini Studios, responded to this review

Dear Ella, I believe you start the comment with the wrong status and bad behaviour, therefore on the end of your comment I saw your honesty to write that we never charge your credit card, because we never had your reservation and we did not had your credit card info. You believe to know everything but unfortunately for you there... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

It was a little difficult to find these apartments from the train station. the place is so confusing and the local are not so helpful. i request to the owner to early check in but he is ignored us and waiting for 3 hours!

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Thank MarlianaBakar
Rome, New York
1 review
Reviewed 15 December 2015

First trip to Italy...a gift from my daughter. Friendly check inn and the gentleman even noticed that it was my birthday after checking drivers license. I would definitely stay again. Close to everything, clean and quiet. The price was well worth the accommodations.

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Thank Tammy K
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252 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I don't understand other reviews about the place not being clean. If coming from the train exit and go right there should be a news stand, Rx, and supermarket on that side. Go for about 5-10 minutes pass the bus stand and turn left its right there on the right, ring the buzzer. The staff was pleasant and efficient. The... More 

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Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the majority of the people arriving in Florence, which might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists come across the constant hustle and bustle of the station before exiting, taking a few steps and stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It is impossible not to admire the the square, housing one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gemini Studios offers apartments (Studios or 1 bedroom apartments) for short and long stay, even for a single night. The building is located in a strategic position for those who come to Florence for tourism or business, within easy walking distance, the Fortezza da Basso, Palazzo dei Congressi, the railway station Santa Maria Novella, supermarkets, pizzerias, pharmacies and stores, all museums and monuments are accessible within 2 kilometers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gemini Studios

Address: Viale Fratelli Rosselli 55, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: €39 - €137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“if you want more space pay for it”
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“we have stayed at ground floor with windows to the inner yard, very quiet .”
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