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Hotel Villa Azalee

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Reviewed 19 August 2009

Altogether, Villa Azalee was a pleasing place to stay for a couple nights. The rooms were spacious (a single had a double bed, and a double had a double bed plus a day bed) and each one we caught a glimpse of was uniquely decorated. The ac worked fine for us. My only complaints about the rooms (and hallways) were...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 15 August 2009

We traveled in Italy for 6 weeks and we researched our hotels carefully. The website made it very inviting. When we read through the Trip Advisor reviews for Villa Azalee, we noted that most of the negative reviews were older with more recent reviews being quite positive. We also noted on both the website and in Trip Advisor reviews that...

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Albany, New York
Reviewed 4 July 2009

Walkable from S. Maria Novella Stazione, though neighborhood is undergoing significant construction and is somewhat dirty. Property is charming, yet shows its age. Room in separate building overlooking pleasant courtyard. Staff were helpful in carrying luggage to 2nd floor, making reservations at museums and recommending an excellent restaurant in the area with real local flavor, Vecchio Carlino, across from arch....

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edinburgh
Reviewed 1 July 2009

Easy to reach from the train station - 10min walk and again 10-15 min walk to Uffizi and centre attractions. 5 min to bus station to get bus to Siena etc. Lovely old Villa - was built for a banker as a residential house. Room was a good size with huge ceiling and art work - balcony, fridge, no safe,...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 May 2009

We stayed at Villa Azalee during our two-day visit to Florence. The hotel is conveniently located at 10-minute walk from Santa Maria Novella train station. While many parts of this walk are now affected by the tram construction, it is still easily walkable. The service in the hotel was great: excellent English-speaking personnel, nice and clean room and breakfast included....

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Malta
Reviewed 19 May 2009

The Hotel is close enough to the railway station and coaches arriving from Pisa airport, so if you don't mind a 10 minute walk on a level road it should prove very convenient. There are ongoing roadworks close by but these do not really bother you unless perhaps you're arriving by car, although there is also a small car lay...

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ouderkerk aan de amstel
Reviewed 13 May 2009

a very nice and close to the centre hotel. The staff is always friendly and very willing to help you and make your stay a fest. The rooms are large and clean. Of course you should give other hotels a try but we stayed there for the second following year. And if we go to Florence we surely will stay...

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Istanbul
Reviewed 9 May 2009

When you pass the main enterance the hotel,the time and methalic city life are changing. Room and gardenery 2 store building looks like a village house in the country side. You can feel that the time also return back to 30 years ago. Altough the location is mid of the center. We realy like the style and ambiance.

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Westchester, NY
Reviewed 7 May 2009

We picked this hotel partly because it was close to the train station--not a bad walking wheeling suitcases. However, the road on one side of our room was a bus stop and the front of the hotel faces a major roadway through the city. It was quite noisy. Three flights of stairs were fine for us, but not for elderly...

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villaazalee, Direzione at Hotel Villa Azalee, responded to this review

Dear Mr./Mrs, thank you for your review. we are so sorry that you had a noisy room. The bus stop was moved from the original point on the begining of the street Via Della Scala to the back side of our Hotel temporary because of the works of the new Tram line in Florence. As far as for the problem...

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Reviewed 11 February 2009

We stayed at the hotel villa azalee at the beginning of February for my husbands birthday. The staff of the hotel was very friendly, always greeting us with a smile. the room was big and clean decorated in a romantic tuscan style. The location is good about 6-7mins walk from the central train station. Into the city centre we walked...

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Staying in Santa Maria Novella

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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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Hotel Villa Azalee is situated in the historical centre of Florence, 200 metres from the central station Santa Maria Novella, 500 metres from Congress Palace, near the City Theater and about 200 metres from Stazione Leopolda a congress and exhibition centre. Hotel Villa Azalee belongs to Mrs Brizzi and her family, from Florence, since over a century. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villa Azalee

Address: Viale Fratelli Rosselli 44, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: RM694 - RM927 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Villa Azalee 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Azalee Hotel Florence
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