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Torre Guelfa Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay here - location is fantastic, the staff were really helpful and friendly. The hotel is very authentic with high spacious ceilings, tall shuttered windows and some lovely seating areas, the highlight of which being the tower - do not miss visiting the tower for a pre-dinner drink, the views were amazing with a lovely atmosphere....

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In my opinion it's a very good hotel , very clean with large rooms . At the top of the building there is a magnificent living room where you can observe all the city . Very romantic place .I could easily put 4/5 but I have to mention that the service at the breakfast was awful . Really unprofessional

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Berkeley, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed there several times now. Always great service, terrific location, reasonable price, but the view from the tower makes it stand out. 5 - star as far as I'm concerned. It's 2 minutes from Ponte vecchio, and 2 minutes beyond that you're at boboli gardens. Two mi utes i the other direction (north) and you're at piazza De la...

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TorreGuelfaHotel, Responsabile reception at Torre Guelfa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marcus, Thank you so much for your kind review! We are always happy when a good guest of ours comes back to stay at our hotel again. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Kind regards Niccolò T.

Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Excellent location just a minutes walk to Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi, Accademia, etc. Very authentic building with excellent sitting areas. The view from the tower garden is the best in Florence. Classic single room was sparce but functional. Service excellent and willing to accommodate. Breakfast area was rather small but well serviced. Located in an old alleyway that gave that Renaissance...

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TorreGuelfaHotel, Responsabile reception at Torre Guelfa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear hc4502, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with other travellers! We are happy you had such a pleasant stay at Torre Guelfa and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards Niccolò T.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for five nights. The location cannot be beat - you are close to everything. Also the service is excellent - the front desk staff in particular were wonderful, and special thanks to Nick and Luigi who went out of their way every night to help us with dinner recommendations and travel advice. The breakfast is good and the...

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TorreGuelfaHotel, Responsabile reception at Torre Guelfa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ROSPOW, Thank you for your kind review about our hotel! We are glad you are happy about the location and that our staff was particularly helpful in making your stay most enjoyable. We really care about our guests' feedback and we will use your suggestions in order to make our hotel always better! We look forward to welcoming you...

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

a place with a history, plus concrete emphaty and kindness. tower view roof is amazing. breakfast in the norm for category. it is in the core center of the city, so with few step you can reach ponte vecchio, palazzo della signoria, ecc.

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TorreGuelfaHotel, Responsabile reception at Torre Guelfa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear pondga, Thank you for your kind words about our hotel! We are so pleased you had such a great time at Torre Guelfa. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards Niccolò T.

Reviewed 5 November 2016

While traveling to visit my daughter studying abroad we needed a hotel in Florence for one night and booked through Trip Advisor. Unfortunately, our travel plans were disrupted and we could not get to Florence on time. I submitted a request to cancel the reservation but well in advance of our stay and the hotel would not honor the cancellation...

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TorreGuelfaHotel, Responsabile reception at Torre Guelfa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kelly E, We thank you for sharing your review about a hotel you never stayed in. We received your cancellation request just the day before arrival, which is over the 72 hour cancellation policy. In fact, you sent a specific request about waiving the cancellation fees. We tried to re-sell the room in order to waive the cancellation costs,...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were recommended this hotel by family friends who stay here every time they're in Florence. We were, unfortunately, a bit underwhelmed. Our rating (honestly, more of a 3.5) could certainly be elevated by a few small changes; if changes were made to increase the comfort level of this hotel, we'd absolutely stay here again... there is great potential with...

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TorreGuelfaHotel, Responsabile reception at Torre Guelfa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Emily C, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. Feedback from our guests is very important to us and we really appreciate positive comments as well as criticism. We will treasure your words to improve our service and we trust you will come back soon to our hotel! Best regards Niccolò T.

michigan
Reviewed 30 October 2016

My husband and I recently stayed here while in Florence. Great location. Friendly staff-- Niccolo was very helpful with planning a day trip and answering any questions. Luigi was very friendly and gave us excellent restaurant suggestions.

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TorreGuelfaHotel, Responsabile reception at Torre Guelfa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear knitlady, Thank you for sharing your nice review about our hotel! We are so glad you had a nice stay at Torre Guelfa and we thank you for your kind words about our staff. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Kind regards Niccolò T.

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 30 October 2016

But Hotel Torre Guelfa came pretty close. It is an old building, refitted as a hotel, with stone floors and many places to wander, The room itself (we had a triple tho there were only two of us) was dark and had no view, but it was comfortable and very spacious. The staff was more than gracious, Breakfast was unexceptional...

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TorreGuelfaHotel, Responsabile reception at Torre Guelfa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear peregryn8, Thank you so much for sharing your review on Tripadvisor! We are happy to know you enjoyed your stay at Torre Guelfa, and we look forward to welcoming you again soon to Florence. Kind regards Niccolò T.

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Uffizi
Every visitor coming to Florence for the first time will immediately identify with Uffizi. As in past times, passing through Via dei Calzaiuoli, you can reach the city center, the Florence that everybody dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can experience the rare beauty of the capital of the Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the Loggia of the Uffizi where it is possible to fully taste the talent of the best artists who animated Florence over the centuries. When the sun goes down, there’s nothing better than a walk along the river Arno up to the ancient bridge, Ponte Vecchio. It is full of jewels and decorated by the colors captured in postcards.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Torre Guelfa Hotel

Address: Borgo Santi Apostoli 8, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Uffizi
Price Range: £94 - £238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Torre Guelfa Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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#50 Family Hotel in Florence
#75 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#83 Business Hotel in Florence
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“For some reason the triple cost less than a double”
 of 5 bubbles peregryn8, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you can afford the suite, I'd encourage you to get it. Very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles V8522OTbobb, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms I was shown were run-down, depressing and dark!”
 of 5 bubbles Cachia, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the 3rd floor are near the breakfast area so can be a little noisy in the morning when they are setting up.”
 of 5 bubbles 887MichaelG887, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“higher floor is probably quieter”
 of 5 bubbles H1270XMJohnG, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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