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Hotel Sole

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The hotel is in an excellent location - close to the station and near to the main tourist sites. The bedding and bathroom were cleaned daily, and the room is a good size. The hotel itself is on the third floor of the building, and there is a small lift which can get very cramped if you have luggage or... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here two nights. The room was fairly small in size but we had the use of our own bathroom which was great. There is a elevator in the building for about two people but it does help with luggage. It's fairly central and the wifi was great in the rooms. We were only given one towel but it... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

good bed, clean room, friendly staff, good location. We really love hotel, we feel relax and sleep good. There is a bar under hotel but they decrease voice of music after 01.00 AM so we can sleep well.

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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great time. The room was beautiful and clean, so was the bathroom. When I booked it I was hesitant because of the low price but the hotel was much better than expected. Couldn't have picked a better location; close enough to the center but not too close as to not have noise from the street. Everyone was... More 

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Sydney
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Nice small hotel in a historical building. Spacious rooms with ac. Room was clean and staff was helpfull. Short walk to many historic monuments. No breakfast but you can find lots of restaurants near by. Good value for money, strongly recommended!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 June 2016

A very nice hotel with chic interiors situated in the heart of Florence. Clean and comfortable rooms and friendly staff. The bed linen is clean and fresh. Sure to come again. Best of all the kitchen that I have tried.

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Very good, friendly staff. Great location - only 6 mins walk from the station in one direction and the Piazza del Duomo in the other. They even offered a breakfast of coffee, croissant, toast, jam and biscuits for 2 Euros and brought it to our room. The room was spotlessly clean as was the bathroom and they gave toiletries which... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Great location: near the central station. From the hotel you can arrive in a few minutes to the Piazza del Duomo. The staff were friendly and spoke very good English. The service was also great. We had a room for two persons; the room was clean, had air condition and a comfortable bed. I would definitely come back

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perth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Stayed for 3 nights family of 3 aircon not working(found out normal practice as its cold at night too bad its hot during the day. Little bit of mould in bathroom old furniture Very noisy in next room had to yell at them as there is no one to complain to at 2am. Breakfast you had to pay 2 euro... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Very friendly staff with good English. The room was clean tidy room and bathroom was clean with a good shower. More than I expected for a 1 star hotel. It is in an excellent location near to cafes and things to see.

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Sole, recently re-opened under a new management, is a one-star hotel located in the heart of the historical center of Florence. The hotel is in fact situated on Via del Sole, inside the district of Piazza Santa Maria Novella, in a strategic point to visit on foot all the attractions and cultural and artistic treasures which have made Florence one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. The location of Hotel Sole is simply perfect: it’s at only 300 m from the railway station of Firenze Santa Maria Novella and it allows you to reach by walk the Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, the Uffizi Gallery, Palazzo Pitti, Piazza Santa Croce, Via Tornabuoni, the Accademia Gallery and Boboli Gardens, as well as the new Parco della Musica in Parco delle Cascine. The hotel is also close to the Fortezza da Basso, the major trade fair center of the city, and the Palace of Congresses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Sole

Address: Via del Sole 8, 3rd floor, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: RM205 - RM857 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Sole 1*
Number of rooms: 8
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Hotel Style:
#70 Business Hotel in Florence
#134 Family Hotel in Florence
#156 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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“Some rooms are on the street, others may be more quiet but without a view.”
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