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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I had always wanted to treat my Mum for her 70th birthday to a trip to Florence but 4 years ago for various reasons it never happened until now. I booked the trip with Expedia on Monday 11th and on Sunday 17th we were catching the 6:25am flight to Pisa from Bristol airport. Compared to Gatwick, I find Bristol a... More 

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Temecula, California
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Reviewed 27 January 2016

Location Excellent and that is the only reason I did not give this hotel a terrible rating. Service was not memorable, breakfast was almost not edible. Croissants were reheated to the point of almost being burnt. Coffee not only smelt horrible it was not drinkable. And that was all we got, burnt croissants, bad coffee and tea. We could have... More 

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duomoview, Proprietario at Duomo View B&B, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we apologize if you did not enjoy your stay. We prepare our breakfast every moment and we bake the croissants in order to have them fresh. We are sorry you did not liked them, and we regret you did not tell us. We would have been happy to bake them again for you. Our beds are 6 month... More 

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Reviewed 17 January 2016

I'm surprised by the other reviews - my experience was totally different, and very positive. I had to double check to make sure they were writing about the same place I had been to. The B & B is in a perfect location, on the square directly looking at the Duomo - you open the window of your room, and... More 

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California
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Reviewed 18 December 2015

I travel a lot and am relatively easy to please, but the only thing B & B about this is the breakfast in the morning. This is an office building turned into rooms. You have to climb a flight of stairs to get to what was a freight elevator very little room to get into elevator, make the wrong move... More 

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duomoview, Proprietario at Duomo View B&B, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your review. We try to make our guests feel like at home, and we regret you did not enjoy your stay. It is true that our elvevator is small, but in a building dating from the 13th century it's impossible to have a bigger one. We are a B&B and don't have a 24h reception.... More 

Warsaw, Poland
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2015

I have spent 2 nights in Duomo View. The localisation of this B&B is perfect! walking distance to all of the most important museum and historical places in Florence. The view is beautiful and breakfast is very nice. On the other side, the shared bathroom is awful... very dirty and tight. Shower cabin was distroyed and in horrible condition. The... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

If your priority is location this is the place. First off, this place is a little difficult to find but it is a few feet away from the stunning il duomo (A must see and free!) The b and b is on the top floor, tiny elevator provided (can fit 1 person and a suitcase) Because dragging a suitcase up... More 

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 16 July 2015

Four nights in the heat of summer and the midst of tourism high season with our base in the best imaginable location and view. The hosts Lodovico and Filippo treated us like family, despite being very very busy. We booked a room with a direct view on the Duomo & the Baptistry with its own bathroom - largely sufficient and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 30 May 2015

This B&B lives up to its name. At least three of the rooms look directly on the Baptistery just west of the Duomo and you can see the Duomo by peeking out the window. The Baptistery was covered for renovation during our visit. It’s about a 10-minute walk from the train station. The office is not staffed 24/7, so you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Where to start? First off, we've travelled widely and experienced a wide gamut of accommodation but this really takes the cake. We arrived half an hour before the end of check-in last night and there was no one there. After ten minutes of ringing the bell another guest let us in, thankfully. The B&B (it is NOT a hotel) is... More 

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Québec
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Reviewed 12 April 2015

Ok, I admit, the view is stunning, but that about the only great thing about this place, I personnaly consider that a minimum of hygiene is needed regardless of the "great view" you might have. We booked the roome with "private bathroom" which by the way is OUTSIDE of the bedroom, which means you MUST get dressed to go pee... More 

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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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Uniquely located, overlooking the most beautiful side of Piazza San Giovanni, the Duomo View B & B is the ideal place to stay in Florence.Located in the beautiful new pedestrian area of ​​Piazza Duomo, B & B is located less than 15 minutes from the train station Santa Maria Novella and from the bus terminal and Terravision, the airport is reachable by taxi or with our private transfer in about 20 minutes.Also the main monuments and historical sites of the beautiful Florence, are less than 20 minutes' walk away in no one can, in fact, reach the Uffizi, the Accademia Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti.A 'contemporary atmosphere surrounds guests in the large rooms, most of which have views of the facade of the Duomo of Florence, with its precious marbles, Brunelleschi's Dome and the Baptistery of San Giovanni. Weekly in the summer season, guests will have exclusive access to one of the most unique terraces of the city during the manager's cocktail.The whole room is decorated with contemporary art exhibitions of photography or hosting young talent from Tuscany, all on their first solo exhibition. The property, in fact, want to offer a space for all those young talents who do not always have the opportunity to be able to show their works to the public.The B & B CATHEDRAL VIEW is also the only one to offer premium services at low cost prices.For travelers, a new concept of exclusivity[Nggallery id = 1]Its history dates back to the end of the fifteenth century.The building was part of the archbishop's palace, in fact the front of it was demolished to make room for the view of the Baptistery. Then later became part of the building work of St. John, who is the former parsonage of the opposite Baptistery of St. John, in fact, stillToday you can see on the inside of the rough and the courtyard that retains the characteristics of the fifteenth century.The environments in his time were important part of the reception of models ecclesiastical canons of his time.Located in the beautiful new pedestrian area of ​​Piazza Duomo, B & B is located less than 15 minutes from the train station Santa Maria Novella and from the bus terminal and Terravision, the airport is reachable by taxi or with our private transfer in about 20 minutes.Also the main monuments and historical sites of the beautiful Florence, are less than 20 minutes' walk away in no one can, in fact, reach the Uffizi, the Accademia Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti.A 'contemporary atmosphere surrounds guests in the large rooms, most of which have views of the facade of the Duomo of Florence, with its precious marbles, Brunelleschi's Dome and the Baptistery of San Giovanni. Weekly in the summer season, guests will have exclusive access to one of the most unique terraces of the city during the manager's cocktail.The whole room is decorated with contemporary art exhibitions of photography or hosting young talent from Tuscany, all on their first solo exhibition. The property, in fact, want to offer a space for all those young talents who do not always have the opportunity to be able to show their works to the public.The B&B Duomo VIEW is also the only one to offer premium services at low cost prices.For travelers, a new concept of exclusivity. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Duomo View B&B

Address: Piazza di San Giovanni 6, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Price Range: £34 - £178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Duomo View B&B 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Price & Location amazing, lots of steps, dont worry about breakfast, currently no view! Excellent base camp :-)”
  • Ensuite in superior room.
  • Can bet setup as a twin or double
 of 5 bubbles stuartgC7717TA, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I think we had room number 2. It was great.”
 of 5 bubbles shockedandconfused, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“There are none”
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  • Bathroom door lock not secure and shared by all rooms
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  • bathroom shower
 of 5 bubbles Phoenixx06, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
“You might have to pay a little more to get a bathroom inside your room.”
  • Some rooms are larger than others.
  • Headrests include personal reading light
  • Rooms come with wardrobe, TV, and remote controlled A/C
  • This room had bathroom inside, but some rooms have external bathrooms.
  • Small shower
 of 5 bubbles travisandkimp, 30 May 2015 | Read review
“If you can get a room with the Duomo view - TOTALLY worth it! Spectacular!”
 of 5 bubbles thegretchmyster, 25 Jan 2015 | Read review
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