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FH Grand Hotel Mediterraneo
Ranked #199 of 412 Hotels in Florence
San Francisco, California
Level 6 Contributor
95 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Average place and no service”
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Was here for a week for a special event in Florence. Rooms are not great simple nothing fancy.
Breakfast is average but service is terrible... Hotel Staff are not friendly and helpful even made fun of the customers while i was at the service counter when the guest left. Will definitely not recommend , unless you have to... get the room with balcony.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled solo
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

We enjoyed our stay enormously. Staff were helpful and friendly. The rooms were very clean and well appointed. The deluxe terraced bedrooms on the top floor offer stunning views. We will return to this hotel again soon.

Room Tip: Top floor panoramic rooms with terrace are superb.
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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St. Catharines, Canada
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Stayed here for a week in mid July 2014. It was okay and as advertised, but nothing spectacular. The location is on the main river, about a 15 minute walk from the main core area of Florence's old city tourist attractions.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled on business
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Good four star hotel. Great buffet breakfast including cooked English in that classic Mediterranean style. On the river about 10 minutes stroll to the cathedral. Love the weather and riverside bars. A great break.

  • Stayed August 2014
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Tillsonburg, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014

This is a really classy hotel. Chic, modern, clean. Beds were good, bathrooms nice. Breakfast was the usual - croissants, fruit, eggs etc. We stayed on a Sunday night and right across the road there was tango dancing for locals. It was an outdoor bar where the locals came and danced. Cheap drinks and fun to watch. Enjoyed our stay.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Very good location if you are in Firenze by car because you don't need to drive to Zona Traffico Limitato. Near Santa Croce, not far to / from Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio and Ponte Vecchio. Hop on hop off bus ( line A ) stops 100 m from the hotel. Modern, renovated hall, cozy 6th floor and rooms with terrace. Convenient parking, pleasant staff.

Room Tip: 6th floor deluxe with terrace!
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Kerobokan, Indonesia
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

We managed to get two adjoining rooms with a small living area between them which suited our family of five perfectly. The location is nice, very close to the river and within a short travel time to most of the locations. Food (breakfast only) was great, staff helpful. Only minor negative is that the lifts are very small, very slow/sometimes not working and some of them didn't go to our floor. But the room made up for it, with slightly restricted views of the cathedrals and the city.

Room Tip: Ask for a view as some rooms face the less interesting part of the city, and the higher the better.
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Property: FH Grand Hotel Mediterraneo
Address: Lungarno del Tempio 42/44, 50121, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#101 Luxury Hotel in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — FH Grand Hotel Mediterraneo 4*
Number of rooms: 331
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Grand Hotel Mediterraneo is situated in a strategic position, just 5 minutes walking to Piazza Santa Croce, 10 minutes to Michelangelo Square, 10 minutes to Uffizi Gallery or to the famous Ponte Vecchio but in the same time outside of the limited traffic zone of Florence;Easy to reach by car from the motorway A1 exit Firenze Sud.The hotel overlooks the Arno River, where it's possible to run or cycling.Services available:331 rooms, with Suite, Junior suite , Panorami Deluxe, superior and classic rooms; Restaurants; Bar terrace; Congress Center; Large and confortable Hall; Wi-fi in all the hotel, private garage. ... more   less 
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