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Hotel Laurus al Duomo
Ranked #70 of 420 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Mirfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“The best yet”
Reviewed 15 February 2012

Stayed in this hotel several times, fits the bill on every level. Well appointed bathroom, comfortable beds, spotless. We have breakfast on the roof restaurant which has a very good broad choice of food " even a bacon sandwich!! overlooks the Duomo and is central to everything important and interesting. Nice cafe bar, lovely helpfull staff. Like the old saying " don't mend it if it ain't broken" worth every penny.......

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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled on business
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VivaLaurus, Responsabile reception at Hotel Laurus al Duomo, responded to this review, 22 February 2012
Dear Sirs,

Thank you for spending time to write about your experience in Florence.

We are very glad to read that everytime you spent your stay at Hotel Laurus, you were satisfy about our faciliteis, service and staff.

We hope to welcome you again in Florence and help you to have a pleasant stay!

Best regards.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2012

This hotel offers everything a traveller to Florence needs. the location is superb; the staff are exceptional; the rooms comfortable and the breakfast and evening selection 100%.

We must say that the reception guys go the extra mile; my wife's shoe broke when we were in Florence and they even found a shoe repairer for her, what more can you want.

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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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VivaLaurus, Responsabile reception at Hotel Laurus al Duomo, responded to this review, 16 February 2012
Dear Sirs,
thank you so much for the wonderful comments about our Hotel and our Staff!
We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to welcoming you again soon.
Greetings from your "exceptional" staff!
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Jackson, New Jersey
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Reviewed 7 February 2012

Having never stayed at a Best Western I didn't know what to expect. Ther reviews here were good and the location was right so we tried it. I'm happy to report the hotel was very nice, nothing opulent of course, but no complaints at all. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the room and common areas were clean and well kept, and the free breakfast was fine.
Some of the complaints here must have been fixed since we had no issues at all. The wifi requires a code that the front desk provides and it was very useful when we returned to the room each night to catch up with friends and family.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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VivaLaurus, Responsabile reception at Hotel Laurus al Duomo, responded to this review, 9 February 2012
Dear Sir

thank you to let us know your experience during your stay with us.
Your very kind comments are really appreciated!
Hoping to welcoming you again, please accept greetings from all the staff!
Best regards
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 4 February 2012

This hotel delivers the mid-budget traveler's essential needs. It does not have a full service restaurant. Breakfast is self-serve continental + quite good. You can't beat the location. Super clean and ALL the rooms are spacious. I have traveled to Florence for business at least once per year for more than 8 years. Unless I have a short 1-2 day trip where I stay close to the airport, I always come to this hotel. It is basically, two and a half blocks from the Duomo, around the corner from the San Lorenzo Market, 5-10 minute walk to the train station, 10-15 minute walk to the Ponte Vecchio.

Room Tip: Here are my favorite rooms in order of preference ... 606, 603, 704, 703
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled on business
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VivaLaurus, Responsabile reception at Hotel Laurus al Duomo, responded to this review, 6 February 2012
Dear Sir,
Thank you again for choosing our hotel during your visits to Florence. Your comments are really appreciated. Please let us know in time your next visit and we shall do our best to put at your disposal your favorite room!
Looking forward to welcoming you again, best regards and greetings from all of us.
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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 25 January 2012

everything was fine
clean room
good service
silence in the room
a sunny terrace for breakfast on the roof
wifi in the room

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with friends
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VivaLaurus, Responsabile reception at Hotel Laurus al Duomo, responded to this review, 26 January 2012
Dear Guest,

We really thank you for kind comments and we thank you to recommend us!
Hoping to welcoming you again in Florence, kind regards.
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Property: Hotel Laurus al Duomo
Address: Via Cerretani 54 / R, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#43 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#52 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#69 Business Hotel in Florence
#71 Family Hotel in Florence
Price range (per night): RM573 - RM1,540
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Laurus al Duomo 4*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Laurus al Duomo is located in the heart of Florence, just 70 meters from the Cathedral and 150 meters from the central train station Santa Maria Novella.The hotel is part of the cultural centre "Centro Congressi al Duomo", together with the Auditorium al Duomo, Cafe Astra al Duomo, Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio.Located in the historical via de' Cerretani, between the Cathedral and the Santa Maria Novella train station, the Hotel Laurus al Duomo stays at a short walk from the most elegant shopping streets, and it is ideal for both leisure and business travelers. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Florence
Laurus Hotel
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