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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Well situated and well appointed with modern shower/bathroom facilities. Short walk to nearby laundromat and restaurants with easy access to tram for transfer to Venice. Beds were comfortable and pillows perfect for a great sleep.

Thank Glen E
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Hotel Elite is a very nice hotel with a reasonable price in the center of Florence and close to everything... I am writing this review to thank the sweetest lady whom we have met and who works at this hotel NADIA... Nadia is very friendly and she is the one who meet and assist you when you check in the... More 

Thank Cookie_milo
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

location of the hotel was great, very close to santa maria novella and city center. the room was very clean and big so was the bathroom. Nadya(the staff of the hotel) was great and friendly. She was very helpful. But Firenze has its own mosquito problem. Nadya gave us 2 fly spray but was not enough. The hotel was at... More 

Thank Nida A
Dubna, Russia
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice place to stay at the centre of Florence (close to the train station ). The property is a bit old, the equipment is not so new. But for its location and its price it went very well! The stuff is very friendly and helpful towards guest's needs. I would definitely come back!

Thank dt_mon
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We stayed at Hotel Elite for 4 nights in August, the location of the hotel is really near to the train station which is how we arrived, 5-10 minute walk. The hotel does not have lifts so had to carry cases upstairs to the hotel itself and then to our room but this was fine as we only had carry... More 

Thank Saracen12
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The room was tidy and comfortable with great air conditioning. We had a shared toilet down the hallway and a small shower in the room with very little pressure. Wifi works but not so well on the upper floor. The location is perfect, and the common room is great for computer work and study. Nadia, the hostess, was an absolute... More 

Thank Iliterati
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

I previously stayed in Hotel Elite in 2013, and returned again this summer. The hotel's online booking site is much improved since my last time to book. Centrally located, the hotel is very handy if you're flying into Pisa or otherwise arriving by train. The hotel is very good value for money, and the bathrooms appeared to have been upgraded... More 

Thank PeteDel
Walnut Creek, California
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a four seasons type hotel, skip out. If you want a quaint, adorable, down home hotel, look no further. We left our hostel because it was too hot without AC and got the last room here! And boy were we lucky! The rooms are tiny but the beds are comfy and it has AC and a... More 

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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Hotel Elite is an outstanding option if traveling on a budget. It is within walking distance of Florence's train station Santa Maria Nouvella and the main square with the cathedral and the famous Il Duomo. Nadia, the lady that apparently does it all (front desk, clean the rooms, etc.) is the sweetest person you will ever meet. She gave us... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel with my boyfriend visiting Florence. It's very central and 3 minuet walk from the train station. It's close to the main river in Florence and many other amazing and iconic attractions! Nadia the lady on reception and also the cleaner is fantastic !!! We were only there for the one night and she ensured we fitted... More 

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Staying in Santa Maria Novella

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Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the majority of the people arriving in Florence, which might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists come across the constant hustle and bustle of the station before exiting, taking a few steps and stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It is impossible not to admire the the square, housing one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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Additional Information about Hotel Elite

Address: Via della Scala 12, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: £30 - £167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Elite 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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Elite Hotel Florence
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#30 Best Value Hotel in Florence
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“There's hidden treasure in one of the rooms, good luck!”
 of 5 bubbles Cookie_milo, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“its only 2 star, you get what you pay for”
 of 5 bubbles Saracen12, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't opt for this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles AmitKakali, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one away from the street if you like it quiet. We had room #4 and it was great.”
 of 5 bubbles TS573, 31 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Avoid rooms 2 through 5, if possible.These rooms face the busy street.”
 of 5 bubbles CasaLaPace, 15 Apr 2013 | Read review
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