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Stirling, Scotland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2006

I find this site very useful so I thought I would write my first review. I found this hotel clean and adequate for a short stay of four nights. It doesn't have the latest Mod Cons, but then again if your going to central Florence expecting modern buildings you are going to the wrong place. With regard to the noise...

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Connecticut
Reviewed 25 April 2006

The hotel is a tired. The capet and wallcovering is old and in need of updating.Bathrooms are poor by all standards. The staff is friendly and helpful. The biggest problem is the noise level in the evening. Threre is a Irish bar across the street and a Brazilan disco next door. If you don't mind waiting until 4:00am to go...

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Tempe, AZ USA
Reviewed 17 October 2005

I would like to thank you for providing such a nice place to stay while we visited Florence last week. Our room number 407 was perfect and the balcony was an unexpected bonus and the perfect vantage point from which to enjoy the beautiful panoramic skyline of Florence. Everyone at the hotel was professional, polite and friendly, ultimately this helped...

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milwaukee
Reviewed 19 September 2005

i love this hotel! true it is a little old but so what you are in Florence... true the owners Mr and Mrs Lodovichi do lounge around the TV room watching mind numbing tv shows but so what this is their hotel and the fact that they were there from wednesday to friday shows that they care about their hotel...

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Washington, DC
1 review
6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2005

Internet pix of Hotel Rex are totally misleading. The wallpaper and carpet are badly stained. The room AC is ineffective. The bathroom is just a large shower with a curtain between the floor drain and the toilet/bidet. Maintenance and redecoration seem to have been deferred permanently. The staff are demoralized. Worst hotel I’ve seen since the night I spent in...

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2005

Like other reviewers we were a little apprehensive, as some reviews were negative. The Rex is a 400 year old building, and there are limits to what can be achieved in an old building. + Location - 10 minute walk to almost all of 'old Florence' + Cleanliness + Friendly Staff + Much quieter now that the windows are double...

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Scandinavia
Reviewed 13 August 2005

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights in July 2005. The hotel was very close to the train station, so we found the hotel easily by foot. The rooms were small, with a tiny bathroom. The shower flooded the bathroom easily, so bath-slippers were needed. The view from the window was a dirty alley, and provided no light for...

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Chicago, IL
Reviewed 9 June 2005

We selected Hotel Rex mainly for the good rate and location in proximity to the train station. After confirming our rate a few weeks prior, we arrived at the hotel and checked in. The accommodations were a bit dismal - our room was tiny and needed some cleaning. The TV did not work and the shower flooded the bathroom. But...

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hawksville, Kansas
2 reviews
18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2005

Cute little hotel right in the centre of things... you are minutes walk from the Duomo and all of Florence's major attractions. In addition the street market of San Lorenzo is just round the corner (don't buy any leather items here as I saw one of the traders spray a jacket with some leather smelling perfume). I liked the Rex...

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Coral Gables, Florida
1 review
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2005

We were anxious about staying here after reading some reviews on this website, and it's true that this place takes some getting used to. But the rooms were clean, and the beds very comfortable. And the location really is excellent: you can get to so many important sites in just a few minutes. By the way, although some have complained...

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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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Family owned & managed with modern ensuite facilities; located 200 meters from Santa Maria Novella Rail Station; near the Duomo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Rex

Address: Via Faenza 6, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Price Range: RM272 - RM667 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Rex 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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