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“Cheap, cheerful and chic” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Residenza Manzoni

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Residenza Manzoni
Ranked #190 of 653 Florence B&B and Inns
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2 reviews
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“Cheap, cheerful and chic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2010

This is a great B&B. The staff are friendly and always helpful. It's location is so close to the Duomo and the restaurants around the B&B are pretty cheap. Unless you want to pay a fortune and stay next the the Palazzo Vecchio, I would recommend this place.

Stayed June 2010, travelled with friends
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2007

I was in Residenza Manzoni for 6 nights, very good managed by signorina Sussana, the room is ample for European standars, has a little tv only in italian, and a mini refrigerator, the breakfast is small, pre-packaged and live it in your room the day before. Good bathroom with hot water and regular water presion, well communicated and with a very near supermarket, the only problem is their location in a second floor, if you have heavy bags you are in problems, if you are in a good physical condition you can do it.
The best of all is the charming lady Miss Sussana, the bad are the stairs.
Yes, I will stay there again.

Stayed October 2007
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2006

We stayed at Residenza Manzoni for two nights. We did a ton of sightseeing during the day and did not spend a lot of time in the room. This B&B served our needs fine. Breakfast we not awesome. It was in the room the night we arrived and was all pre-packaged. Nothing to rave about. I would recommend taking a taxi to this location. We never would have found it had we tried on our own. It is a good walk to the Duomo and various sites. There is a gelato place close to the bus stop near the B&B that I highly recommend. It was a nice treat at the end of a long extremely hot day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2006

Residence Manzoni was a good stay. The room was clean and well decorated. The beds were very comfortable, and the bathroom was very nice. The room was size was on par with the rest of Europe—a little smaller. The B&B is located nicely on the east side of the center of Florence. It is about a 15 minute walk to the Duomo, and a 30 minute walk to the station. Most everything else is within comfortable walking distance. The B&B is difficult to locate. It is housed in a building which houses other businesses, and there is no large sign that draws your attention. Pay attention to the address—the street number will be your best aid in locating it. There were a couple of things about Residence Manzoni that bothered me, however. First of all, the breakfast was lame. It was all prepackaged stuff—bread, coffee, juice, etc. Seeing as it is a B&B, I would have liked to have seen a better breakfast. Of course, I knew that the breakfast would be like this going into it, so I can’t complain that much. Another gripe—almost all the reviewers talked about how helpful Susanna was. I never met her. We did not see her once our whole trip. This was odd. Instead, we got a front desk helper who was nice, but was lacking in English and charisma. It would have been nice to meet Susanna, whom everyone raves about.
All in all, a pleasant stay. I would stay there again.

Stayed June 2006
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Property: Residenza Manzoni
Address: Via Alessandro Manzoni 2, 50121, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Croce
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Ranked #190 of 653 B&Bs / Inns in Florence
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Hotel Class:3 star — Residenza Manzoni 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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