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Hotel Silla
Ranked #61 of 410 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 28 July 2006

Florence, Italy Hotel Silla
Date July 28th.2006
Reviewer: Dr. Rune Lilleng, Oslo, Norway
Together with my wife and our two youngest children (17 and 14)
we had a one week stay at Hotel Silla in June-2006. The room nrs. were 51 and 52
We had never been in Florence before. This hotel is close to all the museums you want to see. You can walk some minutes or take bus that stops outside the hotel. The staff speaks excellent english and is very serviceminded. They take care of all needs if you ask for help regarding tickets etc. The hotel is a former monestry, but is completely renovated. The rooms are large of area, with a high distance between floor and ceiling. Very good ventilation and very clean. In room 51 there was in addition to a doublebed, an extra bed behind a wall. Large, clean bathrooms.
Excellent breakfast with many choices. This hotel is good value for the price. Next time in Florence, we will use this hotel !

Stayed: June 2006
4  Thank Runeli
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Reviewed 25 July 2006

Hotel is on fairly quiet street, just across the Arno River from the main city, but it is within easy walking distance of major sites. Nicely florally decorated terrace for breakfast overlooking a small park is nice. Room is of reasonable size, with a comfortable bed, and nicely appointed. Major plus was the service, especially from those who manned the front desk. They were courteous, helpful, and personable no matter what the request (and not only with us), and the restaurant recommendations they made were excellent. Slightly out of the mainstream, but a good place from which to base a visit to Florence.

Stayed: June 2006
2  Thank bzucky
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Reviewed 24 July 2006

A very comfortable and well placed hotel near the river in the heart of Flrence within easy walking distance of all the places we wished to see.

Stayed: June 2006
2  Thank OssianH
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Reviewed 17 July 2006

After a disappointing stop In Le Marche we headed back to Florence. We had no reservations(Easter weekend) and were able to get a triple room at a great price! SERVICE WAS FABULOUS! We drove into Florence so they went to the street to flag us down and show us parking. They have their own parking! Highly unusual in Florence. It's an old building with charm. If you want modern ammenities this place is not for you. If you want good service and the Italian experience then book it! Breakfast was one of the best in Italy!
Nice spread with made to order coffee drinks. :) It was too cold to be served on the outside balcony but it sure looked nice! The inside dining room was glamorous with a beautiful chandelier! Oh and our room had a view of the courtyard too which was so peaceful.
We walked to everything! It's a tad bit away from the center of it all but we found that to be a plus. Restaurant recommendations were A+ !!
BOTTOM LINE: We will stay here again! :) :)
Thank you to the staff at Hotel Silla for making the end of our trip a wonderful one!

4  Thank Martinimom
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Knoxville, TN
Reviewed 10 July 2006

My wife and I spent 2 nights at the Hotel Silla as part of a 9 day excursion to Italy in late May. We selected the hotel based upon other TripAdvisor reviews and we were very pleased with our choice. The Hotel Silla is in an excellent location, on the "tame" side of the Arno River, just a couple of blocks from the Ponte Vecchio. It is within easy walking distance of all of the great sites in Florence.

The staff was very friendly, helpful and professional. They went out of their way to help me with a problem I was having with my rental car. The hotel has a small parking garage available, which was very useful for us as we were driving from destination to destinaton in Italy.

The breakfast was also a treat. The outdoor patio is situated on a terrace overlooking a small park on the river. They offered a wider variety of breakfast foods than most of the places we stayed in Italy.

I have recommended the hotel to one of my business partners who will be travelling to Florence on July, and I highly recommend it to you. You will love the Hotel Silla.

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A TripAdvisor Member
mpls, mn
Reviewed 8 July 2006

The Hotel Silla was a great place to stay. Easy to book via the internet, and they even sent email offering to get us advance reservations for museums. Why stand in line when you can get an advance reservation?! We arrived early and so didn't expect our rooms to be ready. They offered to take our luggage and place them in our rooms for us. Breakfast was served on an outside terrace and they offered eggs as well as fabulous fruit and rolls. When we asked for a dinner suggestion, they offered up a great local Italian restaurant. This was the best place we stayed while we were in Italy.

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Reviewed 7 July 2006

3  Thank llpr17
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Address: Via dei Renai, 5, 50125, Florence, Italy
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Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Piazzale Michelangelo
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#37 Family Hotel in Florence
#49 Romantic Hotel in Florence
Price Range: £66 - £169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Silla 3*
Number of rooms: 35
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy your moments of rest in Florence in a XV century palace, away from the tourist crowds but at only 5 minutes walking distance from Ponte Vecchio, Uffizzi Gallery and the Cathedral. Have your buffet breakfast in our lovely terrace or just relax with a refreshing drink after a day among art, history and shopping. Hotel Silla offers a gracious hospitality. Each of our well-furnished rooms has air-conditioning, satellite TV, mini-bar, direct-dial telephone and safe. The hotel is provided with a spacious garage, located in the same hotel building. ... more   less 
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