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“Nice hotel - modern rooms”
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Hotel L'Orologio
Ranked #43 of 420 Hotels in Florence
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Vienna, Virginia
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74 reviews
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“Nice hotel - modern rooms”
Reviewed 1 August 2012

This hotel is very nice. Since I have been traveling around Italy during a heat wave...I can also say the air conditioning in my room was really great. Nice standard room with very large bathroom and ample closet storage. The room was quiet and very comfortable but a little dim for lighting. The front desk was very pleasant and accommodating. The free breakfast was very good as well. Nice bar restaurant downstairs. The location was very good for walking to attractions. Just an overall very good experience. Would stay here again.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 July 2012

My favourite hotel of many on a two week trip through Italy, Rooms are beautiful and extremely clean. Nice gym and lovely little bar where it's possible to sit out on a side street, sip prosecco and people watch. I enjoyed every second in this hotel and we will definitely return to this hotel if we return to Florence.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Paramus, New Jersey
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Reviewed 30 July 2012

wow, what a beautiful and clean hotel. The hotel i think is only 2 years old. The staff very friendly.Location is great also, you can walk from the train station. If i ever go back to Florance this is the only hotel i would stay in.you will not regret staying here.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 29 July 2012

Great location, we arrived by train to the SMN station and made an easy 150m walk to the hotel location right on the Santa Maria Novella square. On arrival the place looks very classy with the Rolex collectibles and memorabilia on display everywhere. Greeted by friendly and helpful staff who all had good working English and offered assistance with local restaurants and directions.
Rooms were very spacious and the bathrooms grand with great showers and even bidets.
Breakfast was a buffet of high quality and replenished often. Staff at breakfast were a bit aloof and a friendly greeting or a smile would have been great, especially after the great welcome by reception.
Location is fantastic, we walked to all of the sites we wanted to see and there are many choices to eat nearby. You MUST eat at La Bottega Di Rosa on Via Del Campidoglio and have the Bistecca, without doubt the best thing I ate in a month in Europe.
Highly recommend this hotel and would defiantly stay there again.

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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
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new york
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Reviewed 28 July 2012

This hotel lived up to our expectations. Exactly like the pictures online. Rooms were nice and large. We had a lovely terrace overlooking the Duomo. Breakfast was plentiful and very good food. Everyone was helpful and friendly, especially Matteo, in the bar.
Location was perfect and convenient to walk to everything. Would definitely return.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 27 July 2012

The hotel is located at a very beautiful square in the historical part of Florence. Lot of restaurants and pubs around it.
From outside it doesnt not look special as it is from inside for my pleasant surprise.
The lobby was elegant. The room was gorgeous - I think the ceiling was at least 4 meters high, spacious, stylish...unique athmosphere...
I plan to revisit Florence and will definately try booking there again.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled on business
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 19 July 2012

Very very nice hotel for the price. Walking distance to almost everything. Very nicely furnished and modern. Very good breakfast. Really very nice.

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Property: Hotel L'Orologio
Address: Piazza di Santa Maria Novella 24, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #43 of 420 Hotels in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel L'Orologio 4*
Number of rooms: 58
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
After a careful renovation, HOTEL OROLOGIO**** is a Luxury Contemporary Hotel situated in the heart of one of the most important squares of the historical center of Florence, walking distance from the magnificent artistic attractions in Florence.Completely renovated, the hotel has 49 rooms of various types, some of which offer a wonderful view on the city's main attractions: Piazza Santa Maria Novella, the Medici Chapels and the Dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria ... more   less 
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