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Hotel Rex
Ranked #346 of 410 Hotels in Florence
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This hotel is located right in the heart of Florence within a short walking distance of major attractions and the rail station. The rooms are of average size but everything is dated, the place was averagely clean but not spotless. The breakfast is the standard fare for budget hotels in Italy with the usual cheese, bread, rolls, jam etc. We were only there for one night and we wouldn't recommend a lengthy stay there. In summary, if you want a good location for a short stay at a reasonable price then it's just about OK.

Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

This hotel was located in a central location for what we were looking for. Only a 7 minute or so walk from the train station and about the same to the Duomo. Looks like a Wes Anderson film inside. We had a room that fit three people and it was perfect.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

A traditional, rather old hotel in a fabulous location right in the middle of Firenze. Location is the big asset of this quaint hotel. The space and food are average but sufficient considering the privilège of sleeping next door to medieval San Lorenzo! Would return there with no hesitation.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

Hotel had a great location. We walked everywhere! Street was quite noisy at night. Breakfast was okay. Some staff were friendly, others were rude. Wifi was only in the breakfast and lounge area. Room was small but comfortable.

Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

Stayed here with my 2 granddaughters. Staff very helpful. Wifi only in lobby. Breakfast was not to my liking. Location is superb which makes staying here a plus. Our room was large and clean at the front of the hotel. Since we were in Italy for 2 weeks I didn't want to spend a lot of money on accommodations when all we did was sleep and bathe in the room. Room prices were reasonable. Hotel does not some updating but is so worth it for the location.

Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
2  Thank Peg K
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

If you are not worried about your accommodation and just need a clean comfortable room SMACK BANG in the middle of Florence. Stay here. I just used it to sleep andwas out at sunrise and back late at night. Walking distance of most major tourist sites and surrounded by great restaurants, bars and cafés. The only thing lacking for me was sattelite TV with a few more channels. Breakfast is okay, but with all the cafés just outside the door you are better off eating out.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled solo
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Thank Velomancer
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

The plus is, as said above, the hotel's location. It is easy to walk to most things you'd want to see and it is surrounded by cafés and restaurants. The negatives are that the hotel is run down and cheaply equipped. Our room was at the rear so quite quiet. Our 'balcony door' opened onto a central shaft overlooking bits of roof and tatty buildings, an awful smell of sewage wafted in from late afternoon onwards. We had a small fridge which was switched off, no other equipment other than the hair dryer. The room was clean but shabby, beds were comfy, sheets clean, towels were very thin but clean. Breakfast was adequate. We couldn't make sense of the fire escape notice, when we asked the reception man he got shirty and defensive, it seems the only way out is the main stairwell. Oh and we heard him describing us as 'Problemo' presumably for asking about the fire door and requesting an extra pillow!

Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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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
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Ranked #346 of 410 Hotels in Florence
Price Range: £50 - £138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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