Hotel Bigallo has an incredible location, beside the Duomo. If you are lucky enough to get a room with a view, you feel like you could touch this incredible building.
When I arrived, the lift did not seem to work, so it did mean carting my suitcase up 7 flights of stairs after a long journey, so not best pleased when arriving at reception. We had no problem with the lift after this.
The room, however, cheered me up immediately. On opening the shutters I was amazed at the view, truly breathtaking, looking at the Duomo and Brunelleschi's dome! We also watched the kick- off of the Florence running race from our room-great fun!
Downsides- with this hotel and view, everything is extra. We had 2 towels which is not sufficient, if you want more, you pay- as you do for wifi. In addition, despite an incredibly cheerful lady overseeing breakfast, it was not to my taste. There is machine coffee & not fresh croissants, but if you can eat it first thing, there is sliced meat & cheese available with yogurts. However, the hotel could really get away offering none, & it is included in the price, so make the most of it.
A good extra is that there is a fridge available in the room, and extra pillows. Our room was clean enough, so overall, very pleased with a room with an amazing view.
In terms of location, I would recommend earplugs- it is a central hub and people congregate in this area at night, so sleep can be interrupted.
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- Also Known As:
- Bigallo Hotel Florence