We stayed at Antonia House during our recent trip to Florence. It was extremely convenient, only a few minutes walk from the train station. We were traveling with another couple and we had two of the three rooms that Antonia rents. The rooms were clean, beds comfortable and each had a private bath. The rooms face the street and there was street noise. We did use travel ear plugs. The noise subsided around 11:30 each night and wasn't so bad that you couldn't sleep. We had a nice breakfast tray delivered each morning. Antonia speaks very little English. I used note cards and a phrase book to ask for things like wine glasses, plates for some cheese. She handled it fine.
For the price, location, service I don't think you can beat it. Just don't expect five stars for a two star price!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Antonia House bed and breakfast is perfect for a wonderful stay in Florence. Our major concern is to give hospitality and courtesy. It's family managed so this guarantees very neat and clean rooms. It's located a few steps from Santa Maria Novella Railway Station. Famous Florence Duomo is a few meters and right behind it's the Great San Lorenzo market. Surrounded by main attractions, museums such as : Accademy gallery, Medicee Chapel, Uffizi gallery, Congress Palace. Main conference center, fairs and Pitti Moda: Fortezza da Basso Located close to the bus stops and to the firm great outlets such as The Mall. Room comforts: TV, bar, air conditioned, private bathroom. Breakfast and fax service on request. From Santa Maria Novella railway station walk to Piazza Della unite then go straight on via Sant'Antonino on the first one make a right it will be via Faenza and right there on number 12 is Antonia House. ... more less