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Villa Cora

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VILLA CORA is a 5 star resort located in a 19th century mansion with a large park, bordering the gardens along Viale dei Colli, within walking distance from Boboli and Oltrarno and considered the "grand lady" of Florence southern hills. Its 46 rooms and suites, heated pool in the park, Gourmet's Restaurant and Spa make it the ultimate, exquisitely sophisticated "city resort".
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Property amenities
Pool
Free parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Airport transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Sauna
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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When we drove up to this Palatial Villa, I was literally staring with my mouth open. That's how blown away I was about this beautiful Boutique Hotel. We go to Italy every year, but this was a unique experience, From the first minute we stepped foot into the gorgeous lobby, the
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Took a month long trip through England, France, Switzerland and Italy. This was our least favorite place to stay. Unfriendly, unhelpful staff, nearly non-existent shuttle service to city center, poor communication by employees and mediocre food. I would not recommend staying
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Response from Villa C, Direttore generale at Villa Cora
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Mr. James P. Good morning from Florence and we hope that this e-mail finds you well ! We are extremely sad to read your review on Trip advisor which is not in line with the great feedbacks which we usually receive. First of all, we would like to deeply apologize since that , reading the review, it looks that almost all have gone wrong during your stay with us . It really is a huge shock for us to read this review and we would like to ask you if we could call you, whenever is more suitable for you , to have a talk , listen to your complaints more into the details and , mostly , take proper actions with the staff involved. Of course we would also like to fix this matter with you and do our best to make you change idea of Villa Cora that we hope will be again your home when you come back to Florence ! Our Kindest Regards Vanessa Giovannelli - Hotel Manager - Director of Sales & Marketing
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The decor is 5 star definitely but I was particularly disappointed from the menu that felt like for tourists. They had burger and Cesar salad ?!? In Italy ?!? Service was a little awkward we probably spoke with 10 different waiters we where the only one on that room , We all
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Response from Villa C, Direttore generale at Villa Cora
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Mr. Fagorzi A., Greetings from Villa Cora! We would like to thank you for your time spent writing your comment and for sharing it with other people on Tripadvisor. Thank you for pointing that the deco of the hotel is 5 star. Your feedback is a precious suggestion for our every-day operations, and we would like to express our sorrow to learn that your visit to our restaurant was not according to your expectation. Certainly a gastronomic experience is personal and the judgment can be subjective. Nowadays the Cesar salad and the hamburger are very popular dishes like a simple tomato spaghetti and we like to satisfy the wishes of our regular guests Using only Italian products, tomatoes like other vegetables are not in season and therefore certainly of lower quality than in summer. For the fish I'll talk more than willingly with our Chef to understand what happened We thank you once again for staying with us and for your comments and really hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again at our Restaurant. Warmest regards Vanessa Giovannelli - Hotel Manager - Director of Sales & Marketing
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We wanted to express our gratitude for an absolutely wonderful stay at Villacora. We feel so lucky to have had the opportunity to stay in such a beautiful place, and the little extra touches (like the welcome balloons and jump ropes, and the good bye treats for the kids) made
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Response from Villa C, Direttore generale at Villa Cora
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Paul, Thank you very much for this wonderful feedback. I actually read It a couple of times as It really made me feel proud knowing that the work of the entire team was so greatly appreciated. I will make sure everyone gets to read your review. One particular phrase caught my aye "celebrate life in general!" since it does seem to be a good enough reason to visit us and I think I might just use it in the future :). Keep in mind that whenever you come back to Firenze you will find a second home at Villa Cora. Warmest Regards, Vanessa Giovannelli Hotel Manager - Director of Sales & Marketing
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Villa Cora is grandness on an intimate scale. The Villa is lovely!! The service is superb!! A sweet experience to stay at the Villa so near to Firenze yet within a garden with a divine swimming pool with great guests. The room we stayed in was super elegant and comfy with a
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Response from Villa C, Direttore generale at Villa Cora
Responded 5 weeks ago
Dear Joana, We really appreciate your feedback and I would like to thank you for taking the time to share it. We are delighted knowing that you had a lovely stay and you enjoyed everything from the “opulent breakfast” to the “divine swimming pool” all of witch while still feeling intimate. We would love if you gave us the chance to welcome you back. Warm Regards, Vanessa Giovannelli Hotel Manager - Director of Sales & Marketing
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Does the hotel offer a shuttle service to downtown Florence? If so, how often?
Yes. About every hour except mid-day when there's a 2 hour break. When in town, just ring the hotel and the shuttle will come to rescue you!
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No problem sir !!! Tomorrow I will give u info cause I’m together with the owner ... Please send me your mail
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Hi: it operates on an as needed basis and was almost always available when we needed it to go from the Villa to the city center. the one time we took it in the evening to go to a restaurant the driver brought us directly there but that may have been because we were the only ones on the van. Going back to the villa The was only one pick up point near a cafe not far from the piazza Signoria
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Dear Sir, Greetings from Villa Cora. Following to your request, as per Italian privacy law, we do require the confirmation number of the reservation in order to provide further information or confirmation. Wishing you a lovely day, we remain at your disposal for any further information you may need. Best regards, Antonio Pagano - Head Concierge
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"Rooms on the first floor in the main building are very opulent."
"Suites on 1st floor in main building"
"We were in the rose room and it was stunning and has a beautiful view from the balcony"
"Make sure to opt for a room with a city view; absolutely spectacular."
"ask for a balcony overlooking downtown, beautiful sunsets"
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PRICE RANGE
US$357 - US$1,283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
ItalyTuscanyProvince of FlorenceFlorence
NUMBER OF ROOMS
46
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