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“Luxury and smell of new paint”

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Villa Tolomei Hotel and Resort
Ranked #127 of 412 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Frederiksberg, Denmark
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49 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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“Luxury and smell of new paint”
Reviewed 5 May 2013

Located in beautiful park like surroundings just 10-12 EUR taxa ride from downtown Florence (Firenze). Close enough to Florence that you can actually walk home in the night if taxies are not to be found (25 min walk). Neighborhood appears upscale and very attractive with old classic Florence manor houses.

We were probably one of the 10-15 first guests in this hotel that has been completely renovated. The hotel still has a quite strong paint smell, although not in our suite, and in few weeks this should be over. Everywhere it appears that materials and workmanship of the highest quality has been used.

The room in our case was a large suite: Exquisite, stylish, but not overly decorated. Great beds. From all windows we enjoyed the park like exteriors.

A nice touch: The mini bar was included in the room price. This added to the feeling of being a quest rather than just a costumer.

Breakfast was included. It was clearly better than other places I have stayed in Italy but not quite what I would expect from the price range. This could however be related to the fact that the hotel is not quite fully operational yet (no restaurant). With time this hotel might deserve an excellent rating.

Free wifi and parking included.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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BelliniGianluca, Direttore at Villa Tolomei Hotel and Resort, responded to this review, 17 May 2013
Dear Valued Guests,

thank you very much for such awarding words, a real prize to our efforts to make your stay a most enjoyable one. You are right when you say that you were among our first guests in the hotel and I am very glad that you catched the genuine essence of our property made up not only of a wonderful Villa completely restored with high quality workmanship but also of passion in order to go beyond our customers' expectations.

We are all confident that Villa Tolomei Hotel will get excellent rating with time, it is a target for us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future so that you can enjoy our swimming pool and restaurant, as well.

Thank you again for your stay and for the time spent to write a review.

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Property: Villa Tolomei Hotel and Resort
Address: Via di Santa Maria a Marignolle 10 | up from Porta Romana, 50124, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #127 of 412 Hotels in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Tolomei Hotel and Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Villa Tolomei Hotel & Resort 5***** is the fantastic luxury hotel in Florence with panoramic swimming pool and restaurant with terrace and view for all of you seeking the convenience of a hotel combined with the privacy and comfort of a unique residence just 2,7 km-1,5 miles from the famous Ponte Vecchio on the historic city centre of Florence. Free Parking and Wi-Fi. ... more   less 
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