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Oviedo, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean well maintained and a real value hotel. Classic compact European hotel room. The bathroom is modern, and the room was very clean and straightforward. Small TV and simple furniture. Beds were firm. We had a view overlooking an alley, and we could hear the start of the day. This hotel is a great hotel to use as a base... More 

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Garberville, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely, historic hotel which I believe was a family villa built in the 16th Century with large airy rooms, high ceilings, large windows, white and tan marble. Comfortable bed, nice little breakfast and helpful service. Perfectly located, a 5 minute walk from El Duomo. Everything we wanted to see was within an half hour walk in Florence... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice little family run hotel in Florence. Rooms spacious and clean. Staff were helpful and quick to respond to any problems we had. Very central, with most sights in Florence easily accessible from here. Good location in a quieter side street close to the Duomo. Recommend.

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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Walking into the hotel, I greeted the older gentleman working behind the desk and told him I had a reservation, and he tersely responded, "telling me you have a reservation doesn't mean anything unless you give me your last name!" I then endured fifteen demeaning minutes completing the check-in with him. The next morning, I responded to Expedia's questionnaire about... More 

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HotelBenivieni, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Benivieni, responded to this review

Dear Guest, you asked Expedia to cancel your reservation before the arrival. As your rate was not refundable you couldn't cancel the reservation. Maybe this is the reason why you have been very upset since the first moment you stepped in the hotel. We are very sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay with us but I think we coudn't... More 

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43 reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Each time I travel to Florence I love staying at this hotel. You are greeted by warm and knowledgeable staff. It is a simple and uncomplicated hotel. Always clean, with a modest breakfast. But it's main benefit is it's great central location. Easy walking distance to every Florence attraction.

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Thank AdrianoDiPrato
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay here, great size rooms, very clean, the staff are so friendly and helpful, plus a huge comfortable bed! Our breakfast every day was delightful too. This hotel is situated on the doorstop of the Duomo in the heart of Florence. Perfect location! We literally will not stay anywhere else on our next visits to Florence ❤️

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Wisconsin
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great location. Close to everything. Great rooms, clean quiet. No view but in downtown area everything is right on top of each other. Didn't expect a view but we were only in the room to sleep anyway.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Spent 10 days at the hotel and found it to be the perfect location to visit Florence. The hosts and staff met everyone of our needs and made you feel very welcome. Exceeded our expectations in every way.

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Burke, Virginia
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

The location of Hotel Benivieni is ideal: the Uffizi, Piazza della Signoria, and many other sights are easily within walking distance, and the Duomo is practically just around the corner. The hotel is in a very old building, but the inside is quite modern. Our room was most comfortable, with a clean, spacious bathroom, adequate armoire space, and a safe.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were on a bicycle trip in Northern Italy. Every other hotel we used allowed us to store our bikes in our rooms, or inside in a secure storage room. This hotel would not allow us to. In fact the hostess scolded me for even trying to walk in the door with my bike. No pretense to even be gracious.... More 

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HotelBenivieni, Owner at Hotel Benivieni, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Dalton, we are very sorry that your bicycle were stolen. Anyway I had to clarify something. - I's not regulare to walk in the lobby of a city hotel with the bicycle. - I wasn't rude, I just let you know that you couldn't get in with the bike - You have been quiet unpolite and after the... More 

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Duomo
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Benivieni palace itself has been built early XVth century by the Girolamo Benivieni’s family that was one of the most important poets of the Reinassance and he had a great influence to the other writers during the Renaissance and afterward. The Benivieni palace hosted there the Synagogue from 1882 until 1964. The palace, now restored and remodeled, is a family owned and run three stars hotel and still retains much of its historical charm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Benivieni

Address: Villa delle Oche, 5, 50122, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Duomo
Price Range: £62 - £159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Benivieni 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Benivieni Hotel Florence
Hotel Style:
#111 Family Hotel in Florence
#138 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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“Ask for anything but the first floor room and be prepared for rude treatment by the staff.”
 of 5 bubbles B1517, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only a couple of rooms take the elevator Lift to get to them to save steps”
 of 5 bubbles mseeliger, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't book the economy rooms. VERY SMALL!!!”
 of 5 bubbles GiuseppeGuarneri, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Not recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles Flaviob, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Go with the queen, gives more room to move and store things than king”
 of 5 bubbles gregwehn, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
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