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“Good basic hotel in the right location”
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Hotel Rex
Ranked #343 of 421 Hotels in Florence
Perth, Australia
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31 reviews
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“Good basic hotel in the right location”
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Well located in the centre of Florence and provided a basic level of accommodation and a free breakfast that was nothing special, but provided fuel for the day ahead. Good sized rooms but don't even think about bring a car to this place.

Room Tip: The lifts are relatively slow. Get down to breakfast early
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Florence
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Reviewed 9 August 2012

In the confirmation send to my mail it was stated free parking but we had to pay 46 euro.
Please check and give us an explanation to that.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2012

Terrible room, wall to wall carpet, horrible yellow curtains .. That I never took off my sandals in the room probably says it all. The absolute worst breakfast of 11 days in Italy. Florence was fantastic, hotel rex was awful!

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 August 2012

Good location and easy to find from the train station. Plenty of places to eat and drink around the hotel and free wi-fi good and also the Irish bar opposite also offer free wi-fi. Rooms a good size with space to store luggage, room and bathroom very clean and tidy. Breakfast good and plenty of selection. Over all good value for money for a central hotel in Florence!

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2012

This is a place where tour bathroom will be durty, the carpets will be durty, the walls of your room will be durty, the water in the bathroom will be limited and when you dare saying anything the responce you get will be <if you want your mone back sir I will give them to you and you can go somewere else to stay>.
DO NOT GO THERE BECAUSE YOU WILL DESTROY YOUR HOLLIDAYS.

  • Stayed July 2012
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Reviewed 11 July 2012 via mobile

We booked three nights and stayed only one. A little grubby, the staff were rude and unhelpful. Internet was not reliable. We checked out after one night and went across the street to another hotel. It is a great area to stay in and they are plenty of other decent choices in the neighborhood.

Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Reviewed 3 July 2012

Very centrally located, walking from Firenze termini- though Florence is more about walking around. Execellent neighborhood if you are a food lover - lot of great restaurants and gelato parlours nearby. Very near to the Florence leather market. Arno river is 15-20 mins walk.
Rooms are small with only basic amenities. The room we stayed in did not have a good view at all but was clean. Breakfast served is okay and staff is nice.

Room Tip: Check the view- take road view
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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Rex
Address: Via Faenza 6, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #343 of 421 Hotels in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Rex 3*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Family owned & managed with modern ensuite facilities; located 200 meters from Santa Maria Novella Rail Station; near the Duomo. ... more   less 
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