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“Gorgeous Hotel fit for Royalty”

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Palazzo Magnani Feroni
Ranked #21 of 420 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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“Gorgeous Hotel fit for Royalty”
Reviewed 22 April 2014

We absolutely loved our stay at Palazzo Magnani Feroni. The staff was so friendly and helpful and made our stay really special, especially Emmanuele at the rooftop bar. They gave us a free round upon arrival, and obviously we took them up on the offer. We came back every night afterwards because we enjoyed the view, the free bar snacks, and the bartender's company. We couldn't believe that no one else was enjoying the rooftop! It was our favorite part of the hotel.

We were on the top floor, facing the street. The room itself was fabulous--HUGE and beautifully decorated with really cool antiques. Beautiful bathroom with lush toiletries (which I obviously brought home with me). It got a little noisy at night, thanks to a couple of lively bars on the street, but no big deal. With all of the prosecco and wine we were enjoying, it didn't keep us awake.

TIP: use the "joker" option online when booking a room. You pay a little bit extra for the chance at being upgraded to the nicest room, if it's available. It paid off for us--we got upgraded to a top level suite!

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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PMF-Direction, Guest Relations Manager at Palazzo Magnani Feroni, responded to this review, 23 April 2014
I have shared your feedback with the entire staff. You know of course that the terrace is my very favorite spot in the world and Emmanuele makes it even more special given the cocktails he does so well! Thank you again and again for your kind words and hope to have you back in the near future, So ARRIVEDERCI e a PRESTO!
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

I will never get over how happy I am each time I walk thru the front entrance at Palazzo Magnani Feroni, it feels like coming home: the staff is kind and helpful, the place is magnificent, the rooms are specious and lovely, the neighborhood is wonderful as it’s in the center of town but out of the beaten path…. All this is much more makes this Grand Palace a pure joy to stay in. I will not bore everybody by telling you how wonderful the terrace is because on my previous feedbacks and as many others have written before me, the terrace is spectacular!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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PMF-Direction, Guest Relations Manager at Palazzo Magnani Feroni, responded to this review, 23 April 2014
Let me start by saying that it was a true pleasure having you back! We were all so pleased that you and your friends had a happy stay with us….. Too bad about the bad weather, next time you come, we will make sure that the sun shines and no rain will be allowed! Thank you so much for your kind words, they are appreciated as always! Looking forward to your next visit, ARRIVEDERCI
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

This is a real palace! The hotel is unique in every way. You feel royalty there. I loved every minute of it at the hotel and would love to return there soon. The suites are very big (huge for Europe) with Renaissance style decor in historical building. Staff are amazingly friendly, helpful and welcoming and personable! Roof top bar has great view of Florence day or night and drinks are perfect there.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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PMF-Direction, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Palazzo Magnani Feroni, responded to this review, 16 April 2014
Dearest Elena,
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, we were thrilled to have you and glad that our efforts and professionalism were appreciated! We do hope to have you back in the near future so until then, ARRIVEDERCI!
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

You could pass before this enormous antique house without noticing it, as it melts into the neighbourhood of ancient residencies.
Once inside you immediately feel the antique hart of the building and furniture beating around you. One can feel that the owners are antiquaries. A more than kind personel warmly welcomes you in this suites only (and only 13 suites) hotel. A VERY old but beautifuul alevator brought us to the second floor.
Opening the door of our suite the room was huge, a big "salon" and the bedroom "en suite", as well as the ceiling, 4-5 meters above your head make you feel like small there.
Stairs starting on our 2d floor bring you (after a serious climb) to a nice roof terrace with amazing vews on a large part of the city and the surrounding hills.
The bedding was more than comfortable, and the room was perfectly clean.
The breakfastroom is wonderfull, with it's autentic breathtaking ancient ceiling.
One remark : the room on the street side are a bit noisy (specially on a saturday night),

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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PMF-Direction, Guest Relations Manager at Palazzo Magnani Feroni, responded to this review, 16 April 2014
We all at Palazzo Magnani Feroni wanted to thank you for your kind feedback! It was a pleasure having you stay with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the atmosphere of our antiques mixed to the modern amenities and that this ambience met your approval! We look forward to having you back with us so let me wish you all the best and say ARRIVEDERCI e a PRESTO.
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

I recently stayed at the Palazzo Magnani Feroni and it surpassed my expectations. From the beautiful lobby with soothing jazz music in the background to the elegant lift that took me to the floor of my suite it was all perfect. I loved all the small touches such as; choosing your own soap, Bulgari amenities in the bathroom and a lovely collection of CDs to choose from and to enjoy during your stay in your suite.
The rooftop view was amazing and the bar was located in the lobby was moving to the rooftop, the next evening - very romantic! I loved the white glove service at breakfast, at each candle lit table, where you could enjoy a mimosa/bucks fizz with your breakfast if you wished. What I loved most was that the hotel was quiet and relaxed yet, if you needed to be with the hustle and bustle - the city vibe of Florence was right outside the door. This central location makes it a great place to stay and to walk to all the popular sights. Close by are lots of restaurants and bars. Concierge went to lengths to find a nice jazz club for me that I would enjoy as a single person. The staff was excellent, courteous and extremely helpful.
This venue though is definitely best suited for a couple(s) or a group wanting to buy out the hotel. Excellent for honeymoons, birthdays or a quiet getaways.
I can't wait for the next time I am able to stay there. It was an amazing experience.

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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
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PMF-Direction, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Palazzo Magnani Feroni, responded to this review, 16 April 2014
Dearest Guest,
It’s with true pleasure that we read your feedback and we are happy to know that your stay with us at Palazzo Magnani Feroni was a success. We can’t thank you enough for your kind words which I will share with the entire staff as nothing is more motivating for us than to know that our dedication to our job is appreciated by our guests. We hope to be able to welcome you back in the near future, in the meantime pls accept our warmest GRAZIE!
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Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 7 April 2014 via mobile

We recently stayed here our third visit in two years each time our stay has been Perfect!
The Palazzo is ideally located in Florence and is easy walking distance to local attractions. The Terrace at the Palazzo affords a superb view across Florence, sitting on the terrace enjoying a drink or a meal is a must do during your stay.
Highly recommend booking a stay here, we love the Palazzo!!

Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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PMF-Direction, Guest Relations Manager at Palazzo Magnani Feroni, responded to this review, 10 April 2014
We know what to say: GRAZIE MILLE for your enthusiasm when writing about Palazzo Magnani Feroni! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you took pleasure in relaxing on our terrace. It’s a lovely spring day and I think I might go up myself and have a drink! I truly hope to be able to welcome you back again in the near future so, ARRIVEDERCI and GRAZIE!
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Eagan, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 April 2014

This all-suite hotel (I believe there are 12 suites in all) is definitely worth the splurge! We were treated like royalty from the moment we walked in. It has all the extras expected -- turn-down service, robes/slippers, two showers, English-speaking reception staff, etc., etc. We had a two-bedroom suite for our family of four (Francesca suite), as well as a large living area and kitchen. There is a rooftop terrace with a beautiful view of the city, and the breakfast buffet was wonderful (including mimosa fixings). The location was within walking distance of the train station and the shopping district. I can't say enough good things about this lovely hotel!

Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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PMF-Direction, Guest Relations Manager at Palazzo Magnani Feroni, responded to this review, 3 April 2014
Dear Guest,
On behalf of the entire Palazzo Magnani Feroni staff I’d like to thank you for your kind words! We are thrilled to know that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated the professionalism that we put into our job! It was a true pleasure having you stay with us and hope to have you back soon so, A PRESTO we hope!
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Property: Palazzo Magnani Feroni
Address: Borgo San Frediano, 5, 50124, Florence, Italy
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Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Florence
#13 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#18 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#21 Business Hotel in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:5 star — Palazzo Magnani Feroni 5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Palazzo Magnani Feroni is an historical home that for over five hundred years has been at the centre of Florence's aristocratic life: one of the oldest dwellings in the San Frediano neighbourhood, it has stood as an important symbol of the city's history and its artistic value. The class of this elegant renaissance palace, evident upon entering, finds its maximum expression in the sumptuous suites and the luxurious hospitality quarters, furnished with candelabra, statues, paintings and frescoes form the '500. Each suite reflects the refinement of the Renaissance style, with the subtle combination of comfort and modern technology and decorated with tasteful antique furnishings and materials originating from the owners' ancestors' antique collection. Spanning between 80- and 120-square meters (860- and 1300- square feet) in size, the 13 suites each comprise a large living room, bedroom(s) and master bathroom(s). Each includes all amenities expected of a five-star luxury hotel, including stereo, satellite television in both the living room and bedroom, internet port and self-regulating air conditioning units. An architectural jewel of the 16th century, the Palazzo Magnani Feroni belongs to the National Register of Historical Monuments of the State of Italy. Detail and ornamentation characterises the building throughout, surprising the wanderer with frescoes, vaulted ceilings and intricate wood-carvings. The Renaissance decor prevails in this palace of traditional Florentine lay-out. Breakfast, for instance, is served in a 160-square meter salon with hand-crafted wood ceilings illuminated by a large original Murano chandelier. In the winter evenings, this salon serves as an intimate, candle-lit Bar, accessible to Palazzo guests and their friends only. The same rules are applicable to the adjoining Billiard Room, as well as to the In-House Gym, so as to assure the guests with absolute privacy. The beautiful Roof-Top Terrace offers a breathtaking view of the city and houses the Palazzo Bar as soon as the temperature permits. Providing 24-hour Reception and Service, the Palazzo Magnani Feroni is run by a staff dedicated to meet your every need with efficiency and discretion, both prior, during and following your stay. Services include reservations to exclusive restaurants, recommendations of typical local eateries and trattorias, coordination of privileged entrance to the city's museums, airport / train station pick-up, private shopping tours, visits to the Ferrari Museum and private, chauffeured excursions to the beautiful Chianti valley. Also, Palazzo guests choose from a selection of CDs, DVD films and soap fragrances for their suite, as well as benefit from private Guides to shopping and restaurants off the beaten path, personally written by the owners of the Palazzo for an "insider's view" of Florence. ... more   less 
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