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Residence La Contessina

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Southport, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Quaint family run apartments/hotel. Very efficient, clean, well established and nearby heart of Florence (Duomo, Central market, Churches, Babistry). All within a few minutes walking distance. Prices are reasonable, same family run cafe and restaurant next door.

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your visit in Florence. We are glad that your stay has been liking for you. Thanks for all your nice words. We do hope that we will have the pleasure of taking care of you on a future visit. Best...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Disappointed with this place. The room was nice and clean, but the cigarette smell in the courtyard was overwhelming and off putting. I picked this place as I wanted a kitchen for my 5 night stay. When I arrived all the kitchen utensils etc were locked up and I was told I had to pay extra for it as my...

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you for taking the time to post a review on the site following your stay with us. We apologize if your stay has not been liking for you. Residence La Contessina offer a B&B service, we are pleased to include the final fee of the cleaning of the kitchen (Euro 25,00) to guests who stay for 7...

Southern California
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stayed here last year in September and loved the place, returned this year and were disappointed. The La Contessina is in a terrific location, the rooms are comfortable, quiet and reasonably clean. Part of our disappointment was our ability to compare the service from last year to this. A much better level of service than we received this year...

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your visit in Florence. First of all let me say thank you to choosing again our Residence. We really apologize your stay has not been liking for you. About kitchen usage, is from our beginning that we have an extra...

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Really pleasant room between train station and the centre of Florence. Really convenient for exploring this beautiful city, but far enough away from the crowds of tourists. Our room was right above the street, but we were never disturbed. Loved the breakfast provided by the adjacent restaurant. Great stay, thanks very much!

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on the site for us following your visit in Florence. We are glad to know that you feel good at the Residence La Contessina. Thanks for the words about breakfast, read your words is a source of joy for us. We look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 13 September 2016

We picked this hotel because of it's location to the train station and to the Congressi. We came to Florence because of a three day conference my daughter had at the Congressi. We enjoyed our visit to Florence and I will have to say it was because of the wonderful service we had at the Residence La Contessina. It is...

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on the site for us. Thanks for the emotion transmitted reading your words. We are glad to know that you feel good at the Residence La Contessina and that you appreciated the family and all our services. We wait you in Florence! Best Regards

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived via train, it was a 5 min walk from the station and easy to find. Check in was easy, staff friendly, polite and helpful. We were very pleased with our room/apartment, 216, spacious, clean with good air con. No view sadly. The shower was good, with good pressure. We had a kitchen in our apartment, however use of...

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on the site for us following your visit in Florence. We are glad to know that you appreciated our location and the hospitality of the Staff. Thanks for the words about breakfast. We do hope to see you one more time at Residence La Contessina to...

Dumaguete City, Philippines
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Nice little family run hotel walking distance from the main train station and into the central part of town. The room itself is a bit old and less modern. But fits the budget and has free wifi and airconditioning. Helpful staff who know the best places to eat and visit too.

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you for taking the time to post a review on the site following your stay with us. We do hope that we will have the pleasure of taking care of you on a future visit. Best Regards

Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A walking distance from the rail station S.M.N. and also the happening city centre..free wifi ..i took a double bed room with kitchennete and dinning table..worth staying!! Will definitely recommend this place..

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on the site for us. Thanks for the emotion transmitted reading your words. We are glad to know that you feel good at the Residence La Contessina. We wait you in Florence! Best Regards

Portland, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 24 August 2016

A quick walk away from the duomo in Florence you can find space and comfort at Residence La Contessina. The rooms are all apartments and give families space to spread out and relax after enjoying the busy sights of Florence. We were initially in an apartment and loved the space with its kitchen and multiple levels, but needed something on...

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contessinaFirenze, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Residence La Contessina, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on the site for us following your visit in Florence. We are glad to know that you appreciated our location and the hospitality of the Staff. Kids are our special guests and do our best to let family stay well and easy. We do hope to...

Toronto
Reviewed 21 August 2016

As a family of four tough to find rooms in Italy that can accomodate all of us in one room. This hotel is spacious as their rooms are apartment styles. Our room was two floors with a queen size bed on the loft and a pull out sofa on the main level Can't say they were the most comfortable beds...

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Dear Guests, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on the site for us following your visit in Florence. We are glad to know that you appreciated our location and the hospitality of the Staff. We do hope to see you one more time at Residence La Contessina to have the pleasure of taking care...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aristocratic and Bohemian, classic and comfortable, residence La Contessina is a fresh and dynamic alternative to a hotel for a stay in the old town center of Florence. With an elegant and comfortable assortment of studios and full apartments, residence la Contessina is ideal for a lovely vacation but is also equipped for events and meetings. A multi-purpose hall, services and closeness to the Santa Maria novella train station, the conference center and Fortezza da Basso make residence La Contessina very attractive for family and business stays, as well. ... more   less 

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Address: Via Faenza 71 | From Via Cennini to Via Nazionale, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Price Range: RM439 - RM1,165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence La Contessina 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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#9 Green Hotel in Florence
#10 Family Hotel in Florence
#11 Business Hotel in Florence
#40 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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