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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Our room was extremely small. everything becomes wet when you take a shower and the noise from outside is just horrible like you are sleeping on the street itself with a lot of traffic noise (loud buses). Also you hear everything that is happening in the hotel itself (cleaninf, talking etc) the location is good though but I value a... More 

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Laura P, Responsabile reception at Hotel Genesio, responded to this review

Dear guest, we are sorry that you found the room noisy despite the double glazing, but Florence is a lively and bustling town at all hours of the day and night so that the city noise is almost inevitable !! If you wanted a silence ascetic had to book in a Tibetan only monastery and not in a city full... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

- WiFi worked only at reception, not in my room. - Breakfast was very poor which was advertised in booking.com. I think it is false advertisement. There were only dry biscuits, marmalades, a cup of coffee, yogurt, old red juice. - The hotel is completely transparent in terms of sound - you will hear everything the receptionist and other guests... More 

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Laura P, Proprietario at Hotel Genesio, responded to this review
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Carissimo ospite, perchè dire bugie??? la nostra colazione è composta da cappuccino caffe espressi cornetti e panini freschi di pasticceria,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Pros – This hotel is very clean and the mostly-English-speaking staff was wonderful and very helpful. 24hr front desk was a real plus and security was very good. Internet was good and dependable. They provided plenty of bar soap, shampoo and large, soft towels. Air conditioning worked well which was a blessing because, due to the street noise, you have... More 

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Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

This B&B has a very convenient location. Most attractions are within walking distance but you can also take the bus, where the bus stop is located in the street that is infront of the hotel. The only reason I gave this hotel a four circle review is his very friendly and professional staff. But as a hotel is classified very... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

1. The hotel is completely transparent in terms of sound - you will hear everything the receptionist and other guests are doing at all times. 2. Some of the receptionists are demoralized - enough so to sing aloud around midnight. I cannot ascertain whether the receptionist currently singing is drunk or not, but I'm going to lock door of my... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

This hotel is in a great location. Its about 10mins walk from the train station Santa Maria Novella train station. Just cross the main road.Its a straight walk to the hotel on Via Nazionale. You cross the Via Aprile. And the hotel is there. The hotel is on the 2nd floor. There is no lift. If you have heavy luggage... More 

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Reviewed 1 August 2015

Walkable from the SMN station (around 1km). Easy to find. Centrally located. Good staff and decent breakfast. Good and helpful staff. No lift. Hotel located in second Floor. Wifi is available only in the lobby. But very slow and almost no signal inside the room.

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Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed for three nights and although the staff were very helpful and spoke English well that is about the only positive thing I could write about this hotel. Rooms ordinary bathrooms beyond tiny( think the size of your toilet to shower toilet and brush teeth)and three floors up with no elevator. Do yourself a favour pay a few Euro... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

Really wish i knew exactly how far away the hotel was from the train station then i wouldn't have spent more than 10 euros for a taxi when i could have walked it in 5 mins. The hotel in is actually set in a building alongside 2 others, the Genesio being in the middle. My only negative for this hotel... More 

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Aviano, Italy
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Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Off the bat disappointed with this hotel as soon as we stepped into the room. Apparently I should have looked at more photos since the ones I saw were not a good representation of our room at all. Very small room, so small the bathroom door can't even open half way because of the bed. While I was glad to... More 

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Staying in San Lorenzo

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hotel Genesio

Address: Via XXVII Aprile 9, 50129, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Price Range: £32 - £123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Genesio 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Room number from 6 and beyond. Quieter from 'street noise'”
 of 5 bubbles MaskedWright85, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Try and sleep farther away from the front desk/lobby to avoid the sound”
 of 5 bubbles DaveLoos, 18 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the street to get the most natural light. the streets are not noisy. Keep an open mind and have a ball.”
 of 5 bubbles Trackstars, 4 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the garden.”
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 of 5 bubbles gegedidi, 3 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Don't book this hotel unless you really have to”
 of 5 bubbles Married0509, 23 Jun 2013 | Read review
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