We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Hotel Colomba
Ranked #78 of 410 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 11 June 2014

I had a great time staying in Florence and it was helped by the lovely staff of Hotel Colomba. Very helpful with advice and finding great places. The hotel is very comfortable and private rooms with great beds. I look forward to staying there again when visiting Florence.

Room Tip: Love the rooms with a view of the courtyards and rooftops of Florence.
See more room tips
  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank EnnioDiMarco
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (1,273)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

288 - 294 of 1,273 reviews

Reviewed 9 June 2014

We enjoyed our 6 night stay at the hotel and found it very convenient for all major sites. The hotel owner, Roseanne, was very helpful and welcoming and all the staff were very pleasant and friendly. I am always slightly concerned when abroad as continental breakfasts often include sweet pastries and plenty of carbohydrate food. However, there was ample choice of cereal, fruit and boiled egg which made me feel quite replenished. My husband was very impressed with the cappuccino and felt it was the best he had ever tasted. Our room was large and spacious - the only down side was the size of the ensuite, primarily the doorway which made entry difficult. The hotel was very clean and the lift was very welcome after a long day walking. We particularly liked the addition of a fridge in our room which was great for keeping drinks cold. (If we had been more organised we could have bought cold meats to make sandwiches for lunch and kept in said fridge). We would go back again and would recommend to friends.

Room Tip: We stayed in Room 11 which was quiet. But the doorway to the ensuite is narrow.
See more room tips
  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank DavidandJulie_Sophie
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Hotel Colomba is perfectly situated just a couple of blocks from the Duomo and a short walk to every other major site in Florence. The breakfast was satisfying, consisting of hard-boiled eggs, cereal, rolls, cheese, juices, and made-to-order coffee. The hotel staff was very kind and helpful. They helped us plan our routes to various sites and even helped us book an afternoon tour in the Chianti region. Great location, service, and value.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Kate C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 June 2014

We stayed here due the ratings, which I disagree with now. The lady who runs it is wonderful, Rosanne. She is quite helpful and charming. However during our stay the man who I assume is her husband was usually in what is considered the dining room with his friends and we felt as if we were imposing. Hence the B&B comment. We felt we could not order a coffee which was available during the day as we would be interrupting. The location is excellent, the breakfast is ok. The coffee is superb. The room was fine, however we could not figure out the TV nor could the afore mentioned gentleman in the evening. It should be known before you stay there that the owners use the kitchen as a home kitchen and serve their own meals during the day in the hotel dining room. Their prerogative as they own it but not what I was expecting in a "hotel". Awkward. We also smelled smoke as it appears smoking is allowed, perhaps by visitors or staff, despite the No Smoking sign by the front desk.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Downundernomore
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We stayed 2 nights at this hotel during a 9 day tour of Italy. It is a basic, nice hotel with excellent and friendly customer service. It is 2 blocks away from the Duomo and 2 blocks from The David which makes it a perfect spot in Florence.

The breakfast was basic with bagels, boiled eggs, juices, and various cheeses. The staff will make you coffee or cappuccino and they are very attentive.

If you like quaint and pleasant service, this will be a good place for you. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Karrie F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 May 2014

The hotel is a bit old but the rooms are large and comfortable. The location is very central, 5 minutes walking from piazza del Duomo. The manager and the lady at the reception are very kind. They speak perfect English and they help you with any matter. The price is high but in line with most of the hotels in the center of Florence.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Adriana_trips
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 May 2014

This is a very nice, clean and family lead hotel in the heart of the center. The location is absolutely perfect, only 5 min walk from the cathedral. The rooms are simple, but very clean and with very comfortable beds. The hotel is extremely quiet. The family who owns the hotel is very friendly, helpful and welcoming. The breakfast is rich and delicious. We were there for two nights and were very happy with our choice.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank yviroundtheworld
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Florence hotels
San Lorenzo
Florence Dome Hotel
Florence Dome Hotel
#87 of 410 in Florence
428 reviews
San Lorenzo
Hotel dei Macchiaioli
Hotel dei Macchiaioli
#58 of 410 in Florence
892 reviews
Hotel La Fortezza
#64 of 410 in Florence
405 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
San Lorenzo
Porta Faenza
Porta Faenza
#69 of 410 in Florence
1,060 reviews
San Lorenzo
Hotel City
Hotel City
#55 of 410 in Florence
515 reviews
San Lorenzo
Hotel Cosimo de' Medici
Hotel Cosimo de' Medici
#79 of 410 in Florence
1,248 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Hotel Colomba? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Colomba

Address: Via Camillo Cavour 21, 50129, 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
Hotel Style:
#45 Family Hotel in Florence
#65 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#74 Business Hotel in Florence
Price Range: £46 - £166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Colomba 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Colomba prefers the familiar look and aims to make travelers feel at home. The hotel staff is well prepared and ready to respond to all the needs of travelers. Located in a central area of Florence, this hotel is also famous for its cooking. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travel Republic (UK), TripOnline SA, Ebookers, Cancelon, Evoline ltd, HotelsClick and 5viajes2012 S.L. so you can book your Hotel Colomba reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Colomba Hotel Florence

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing