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Hotel Sampaoli
Ranked #323 of 422 Hotels in Florence
Zurich
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14 reviews
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“Lovely stay”
Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

We've stayes at Hotel Sampaoli for 4 nights. The hotel is located in the center of Florence and you can discover Florence easily by foot. The Hotel is in an old and charming building and the light is fantastic. The staff at the hotel is charming and friendly. We felt very much at home. The prices are very fair.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

Excellent location very near to the duomo and about 15 minutes from the central railway station. The room was OK with a sink inside and the bathroom was shared, but we never have to wait for it. All in all very good place to stay in Firenze!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Esfahan, Iran
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

the hotel was as clean as a 5* hotel. the location was also in 5 minutes walk to central terminal and to historical places. the sleep quality was perfect and overall it was a nice stay for people who want to experience the florence in deep detail.
remember to bring your slippers and don't forget a teamaker if prefer tea to coffee.

  • Stayed May 2014
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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

Hotel Sampaoli is clean, comfortable and cozy. Each room is nicely furnished in different colors and designed to make it feel like you're staying with a friend and not at a hotel.

The ladies who run/own it are kind and friendly. They provide excellent customer service and are great at answering questions about the city and various tourist attractions. Ask them for restaurant recommendations!! You won't be disappointed!

The hotel's breakfast is served at a little coffee shop down the street and around the corner. The ladies there are lovely, too. The cappuccinos are good and we got to choose from several delicious flavors of croissants.

Yup, it's in a good location, too. Piazza San Marco and Il Duomo are only a short walk away from the hotel. The neighborhood also has several restaurants, bars, coffee shops, gelati shops and markets.

The Uffizi Museum and the river are about a 30 minute walk but it's a pretty enjoyable stroll. There's lots of churches, stores and other cool stuff to see along the way.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

I stayed there for 2 weeks and I was happily surprised with the facilities; but mostly with the super friendly 2 lovely girls that not only own the hotel but they operate it too. The location is superb you are literally 2 min walking distance from il duomo.
The rooms and the entire hotel are super clean and have many options of rooms depending your budget and needs. The ambiance is friendly and super welcoming.
I cannot wait to visit beautiful Florence again and stay in this hotel once more.
Absolutely a great value and a great experience!

  • Stayed October 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 24 January 2014

I was very hesitant when we first arrived at Hotel Sampaoli, which was not the easiest address to find. We walked up the narrow stone stairs to the first landing, rang the bell, the door opened, and we were delighted with the friendly response of the young women who greeted us! Our room was small and faced the street. There is a Greek restaurant next door and every night we were serenaded to sleep by the singing waiter! I loved it, even though we heard the same tunes every evening. Beautiful! The bed linens were fresh and new. We received new towels every day. We had to share the bathroom, but only once did we need to wait our turn. I was challenged by the shower, which, in typical European fashion, was a shower curtain situated next to the toilet. I kept getting wrapped up in the curtain and it took me a little while to figure out how to manage the physics of securing the corners onto the floor. By the second night I was a pro! Usually.... This hotel reminded me of some of the flats I used to stay in in Paris during my student days. A bit bohemian, but wonderful. Centrally located about a 10 minute walk to the Duomo. Everything feels so central in Florence. What a fantastic city. And the food!! Anyway, we were in the city from September 28 to October 1. It rained on occasion and the days were somewhat cool. But, no mosquitoes! Unlike Rome where I was eaten alive. The hotel does not have a restaurant. There is no breakfast offered. But, you do get vouchers for the cute little cafe down the street. We had to have our first breakfast in another cafe since the regular cafe was not open on a Sunday. It was all good. We stayed for 5 nights at 75,50 Euros per night. Time well spent! Thank you, Hotel Sampaoli!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 December 2013

This Hotel was perfect for my time in Florence! The girls running the hotel are very friendly and helpful and added a wonderful charm to the Hotel. I had a small private room with a large window, writing table and wardrobe. The space was perfect for what I needed. The shared bathroom was always clean and I rarely had to wait to use it. It is in a brilliant location being a very short walk from the Duomo and to the Italian Language School I attended. I would recommend this Hotel for anyone who is looking for a cheap, clean and convenient option!!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Property: Hotel Sampaoli
Address: Via San Gallo 14, 50129, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Marco
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #323 of 422 Hotels in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Sampaoli 1*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hi! We are Michela e Rosalia, two friends with a passion to share our Florence exerience! We work with tierless enthusiasm on our project, to welcome our guests with warmth and friendliness in one of the most beautiful cities in the world ... Florence! Hotel Sampaoli is located in the heart of Florence's historical center, near the university area, and within a short distance of the most famous artistic Florentine masterpieces. Friendly atmosphere, comfortable rooms and a clean environment. Furnished with a sober and essential style, but always with attention to comfort and detail. ... more   less 
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