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Sherrill, New York
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Our tour company booked this hotel for our group of 33 travelers. Our check-in was handled by our tour director and appeared to go seamlessly. Our rooms were ready upon our arrival and were very acceptable to my wife and me. All from our group that we talked to about their room were satisfied with their accommodations. The strong point... More 

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Rockledge, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Hotels rooms are smaller as compared the the US and since the buildings are old the renovation does not compare to what we have here. Nevertheless it is clean and comfortable and the proximity to all the action and sight seeing is the plus.

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Thank Anthony A
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The staff at the hotel were lovely and so helpful. The waiter at their restaurant, his name escapes me, was seriously amazing!! He was so helpful and the service was impeccable. The rooms were nice as well, just a bit of street noise but I think that's unavoidable honestly!!

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Thank Sarah W
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Me, my fience and our 15 year old daughter booked a vacation through Expedia and payed everything by the book. When we arrived we were met by a woman in the front desk told us that they got information that we booked a small baby instead of a teenager. She told us that they didn't have a room for us... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

This property was booked by the tour group we were traveling through Italy with and not by us personally. However, having just had an amazing stay in Rome, our expectations were high when we checked in. Those feelings quickly diminished once we saw our room. The room was dark, tiny, dirty (smudges on the wall, mold in the corners of... More 

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Thank Patricia W
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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights and were very content with the location and the hotel in general . It is a mile to the Uffizi , but you could not get lost . Turn left out of the hotel , and just walk along a straight road . You pass the duomo on the way . With the map that... More 

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Coral Springs FL
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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights. Booked online for the price, but after reading reviews we were a little worried. We had great access to all of Florence, including a very short walk to the SMN Terminal. We loved that it was a little away from the tourist attractions, but close enough. We did laundry around the corner (about €18 for 2... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Stayed in this hotel for 2 days out of our 10 day trip in Europe and I have to say that this hotel was by far the best. The rooms were pretty big, breakfast was included, and the bar was open. Awesome.

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Jacksonville
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Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I must say that this hotel was a good stay. There was enough room for us to move around. It was within walking distance to shopping, food, etc. The food they served for breakfast was very good and freshly made. I definitely would recommend this hotel for your stay to Florence, Italy..

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London
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

We were pleasantly surprised by the friendly attentative staff and general reception area. The bathroom for our room -210 - was lovely, sparkly clean and had fabulous white soft towels. However, the bedroom was small, cramped and furnished a rather tired beige colour. The walls were very very thin!! Overall our stay was fine but the bedrooms of this hotel... More 

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Staying in San Marco

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San Marco
The pleasant atmosphere of this residential area, a stone’s throw away from the Duomo of Florence, surprises everyone. A continuous flow of backpacking students provides the tranquil surroundings for the elderly residents who sit in Piazza San Marco to read the daily newspaper. Home to several universities, including the Academy of Fine Arts, San Marco is one of the most vibrant cultural centers in the city. A bridge connecting the modern cultural activity of Florence to its classic art, represented by the everlasting magnificence of the original David, resonates as a symbol of Florence and of Italy as a whole. Get lost in a Neoclassic world, a journey back in time through historic buildings like Spedale degli Innocenti (Hospital of the Innocents), San Marco church, Basilica della Santissima Annunziata, and natural jewels like the Botanical Gardens.
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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Design, art and business in a 4-star Hotel in Florence. The Academy of Fine Art and the David statue are just round the corner! The ideal location for business or leisure visitors, Hotel Athenaeum in Florence is where contemporary design, modern style and classic materials skillfully combine with art and culture. Hotel Athenaeum’ strategic location in the heart of Florence is the perfect starting point for visitors willing to discover the town or business people alike. The Hotel offers a top international service and a warm welcome.Hotel Athenaeum has 60 rooms, a conference room, a restaurant, a bar and a capacious private garage. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Athenaeum Hotel

Address: Via Camillo Cavour 88, 50129, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Marco
Price Range: RM398 - RM1,095 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Athenaeum Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Athenaeum Hotel Florence
Hotel Style:
#98 Luxury Hotel in Florence
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“While we had an interior room facing other units, it was still a bit noisey with the windows open.”
 of 5 bubbles IntrepidYogini55, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were aware of a couple of bus tours there at the same time, but it was quiet and peaceful and food supplies were never short”
 of 5 bubbles roseannec715, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms over looking the lounge as opposed to street were quieter in my opinion”
 of 5 bubbles suesutcliffe, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upgrade from standard if you want space - and check the rooms are bigger before you book”
 of 5 bubbles DianeM53, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't get a room close to the stairs because they have see-through curtains that people going down the stairs are able to see into the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 166luisc, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
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