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“De Lanzi Hotel”
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De Lanzi
Ranked #259 of 421 Hotels in Florence
Shiraz, Iran
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“De Lanzi Hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

Like: Fantastic location - less than 10 minutes walking to the train central station - in the heart of the city - near to historical places, bridges and restaurants - friendly staff - reasonable price - fair breakfast - clean room and bath - safe in the room

Dislike: Noisy because of church bell!

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled solo
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

Location was great however the staff were rude and unhelpful. Booking states parking is included however you have to pay for your car to be returned to you - didn't know this until we were expected to pay. No information was provided about reaching the hotel, i.e restricted areas to drive through. Hotel has a driver but the guy behind reception was awful at explaining the car situation. Breakfast was basic. Luckily we had got a very good price and had not paid the going rate for the room as is not worth the full price.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

We read previous reviews on this hotel and actually tried to cancel because of the negative comments , so glad we didn't. Perfect location, the best friendly staff, comfortable air conditioned large room, sure it's old but was isn't . We stayed three nights and would recommend this hotel to others.
Janetta and Robert (Australia)

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2013 via mobile

In terms of location, this hotel is in th middle of everything. Shopping and food streets. Though it may be hard to find a little for the streets surrounding it is usually one way. No parking space for guests. There is one near, about 300-400m from the hotel, it will cost you about €30 for 24 hours.

Room is a little small, but clean. Towels smell bad. The aircon was not working so well, it was a little hot. Pillows were thin and uncomfortable.

Wifi costs €5 but is good for use of 1 device only. Buffet breakfast consists of Ham, boiled egg, breads, juices and coffee. Thats it.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

Alert! Be careful of entrances to floors!

Have to press buzzer that is over unorotected open concrete stairwell in order for large door to open AT you with no room to maneuver. No safety warnings! No protection! No handrails! No rug on these stairs!

My husband was victim to this scenario, falling down the 12 steps backwards with no protection and no rail to grab. Broken neck, massive scalp lacerations, other fractures, hematomas and contussions ruined our entire vacation ,,, and our lives for many a time to come.

Management would not be named & gone; rep expressed no concern. 3 staff were very helpful onsite.


Hotel management absent & rep expressed no interest or sympathy. 3 staff are to be commended for their service.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Baden, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013

As per other reviews, you cannot beat the location - from breakfast room you see the Campanille tower (breakfast basic but they make you a real coffee if you ask). Staff is friendly and speaks basic English.
PARKING - hotel is in the non-drive zone, so if you have a car, call ahead, and the hotel will give you a name and address of the garage (halfway between the hotel and the station) where you can take you car. They have an agreement with the hotel, and always a place for you. They will drive you and the luggage to the hotel (they have permits from the police), and take the car back for the night or however long you want to leave it there. The charge is 25Euro for 24 hours (cheaper that 3 Euro per haf an hour at the station).
And as all Italian hotels in the city centers (that are not 5* and take up a whole block), it is somewhat shaby and unmaintained. Nevertheless clean and I would stay there again for 3 nights like we did.
Our windows were "boarded" - they could be opened, but you would not necessarily want to - they open onto dark dismal alley.. but after some persuasion, we got the aircon to work so it did not matter, since we only slept there.
The entrance does not give a great first impression, and the lift did not work. The reception lobby is on the first floor, so for older people or large suitcases not ideal. But they got the lift working the next day.

Room Tip: Don't know how to chose a best room, but PLEASE SEE NOTE ON PARKING.
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Chios Town, Greece
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2013

First impression wasn`t good, the lift was tiny and not modern, the reception run-down and not attractive. The actual hotel smelt slightly everywhere of drains. Our room was ok, very small, shabby, although clean. The same applies to the bathroom. The air-con was noisy and not effective. Breakfast wasn`t anything fantastic, small choice although fresh. The great thing about this hotel is the location, very central and a short walk to all main attractions. Staff were reasonably friendly.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: De Lanzi
Address: Via Dell'Oche 11, 50122, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Duomo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #259 of 421 Hotels in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — De Lanzi 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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