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Hotel Hermitage
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Poggio a Caiano
Bradford, United Kingdom
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“What a nice place to stay”
Reviewed 25 January 2014

We stay at the Hermitage Hotel every year and I have to say its one of my favourite hotels in Tuscany. Its well located for exploring the area. Poggio a Caiano is an historic hamlet with sufficient nice restaurant if you need a change from Hermitage's excellent food. I travel a lot for business and pleasure, and stay in a lot of different hotels, and only recommend those that I am really satisfied with - Hermitage is one such hotel.

Room Tip: All rooms are well appointed at Hermitage. I personally prefer those at the front overlooking the po...
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 July 2012

This is a very good, clean and pleasant hotel. The staff afre friendly and will do everything they can to help. However, a car is a MUST as the hotel is very isolated so dont forget your driving license or book a car in advance. Walking distance to the local bar is over 800 metres and restaurants further, when you can find one open.
This hotel has air conditioning but many others in other villages do not so be aware as it gets very hot in this area of Tuscany.
The Hermitage does not do food at lunchtimes and on at least one day a week the restaurant is closed of a night so you will need a car to find a restaurant.
This Hotel has a large swimming pool and is recommended for a quiet holiday.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 August 2011

We stayed at this hotel in August 2011, we found it to be clean and tidy at all times and has lovely views across Florence (if you look hard you can actually see the dome of the Cathederal). The staff go out of their way to give you any help you need, and all speak excellent English as well as other languages. The breakfast is continental but they lay out lots of fruit and other options, there is always something to everyones taste. We found it to be very quiet and relaxing with a nice pool which was also quiet, in fact we often had the pool to ourselves.
It is a good idea to have the use of a car when staying here as it is quite isolated. There is a bus stop about 10 mins walk away with buses to florence which takes about half an hour, but this only runs hourly and stops completely at around 8pm, although from Florence the latest back is 9.30. The hotel is located at the top of a hill so if you do walk back get your hiking boots out!! The hotel does have a restaurant but it is closed in August we did not try the food.
We went to the only restaurant in the village again about a 10 minute walk La Fragola which has good reasonably priced food, but the menu's are all in italian and the staff only speak limited English.

Room Tip: we had a room which overlooked the pool,black out blinds, mosquito nets at the windows, rooms a bit...
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  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 August 2011

We chose the hotel because we didn't want to be in the centre of florence and wanted to be able to visit other places like Pisa and Luca. We were a family of four and had two rooms next to each other. Ther was really nowhere in the hotel for us to sit together in an evening and chat and play cards. we could not all sit in one rool- there wasn't the space.
Breakfast was Ok, but had a rather limited selection of food, compared to teh other places in Italy that we stayed ont his trip.
The staff were professional, but rather distant.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 29 July 2011

we stayed at this hotel for 3 nights. i chose it because of the good reviews. cleanliness is very important for us. i was extremely disappointed in this hotel. we paid a discounted price of 71 euros for a double room but the room wasn't worth 71 euros at all. the room was very dirty. there was even a piece of apple on the floor. hair everywhere and it was very full of dust. i had to wipe of the dust from the tables and wipe the light and lamp switches. the bathroom was a nightmare! the toilet is sooooooooo old, it's not even white anymore. it was color yellow! the exhaust fan in the bathroom is unbelievably loud. this hotel definitely needs to be renovated and the house keeping should clean properly. i just don't know if we were given an old room. there's a part in the hotel with newer doors and i don't know if those rooms are renovated and maybe most got those rooms that's why most reviews are positive. but i have to say that my friend who also stayed there said that the taxi driver she had said that this is a good choice of hotel.
positive things about the hotel are friendly and helpful staff, free parking, nice swimming pool.
unfortunately though, those positive points are not enough for us to want to go back to that hotel. :-(

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 July 2010

We recently spent 3 nights at the Hermitage hotel, using it as a base to visit Florence. We were very impressed and would definitely recommend it. We had 2 very comfortable adjoining rooms for 2 adults and 2 children, which cost €90 per night including breakfast. There is a lovely pool, and it is possible to eat locally and have some authentic Tuscan food (just ask the hotel for recommendations). There is a regular bus to Florence, and the stop is just 5 minutes walk from the hotel. It cost € 2 per adult (one-way) , and runs frequently throughout the day. The hotel staff are very friendly and helpful and we had a very memorable short-stay here.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled with family
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UK
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Reviewed 24 May 2010

This is a perfect italian hotel. Understated in the decor of bedrooms, but amply made up for in quality and service and providing value for money that cannot be found in Florence or Prato.

The majority of staff are welcoming, interested and attentive. The restaurant is excelllent. Other reviewers suggest a 'nearby restaurant', we neither found it nor needed it. The hotel's dinner was excellent quality and value.- a glass of excellent wine here is a third of the cost in Prato.

The location is perfect for those who might wish to wander on foot. Moments of walking take you into lovely countryside with an abundance of wildlife, while the town of Poggio has everything you could need.

I hope to find a reason to go back. If you need a good value for money high quality alternative to Florence, or respite before or after business in Prato, look no further.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled on business
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Property: Hotel Hermitage
Address: Via Ginepraia, 112, 59016 Poggio a Caiano, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Prato > Poggio a Caiano
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Poggio a Caiano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Hermitage 3*
Number of rooms: 59
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel is located in Poggio a Caiano, in a quiet residential area, on a panoramic hill, close to the beautiful Villa Medicea "Ambra", which was erected in 1479 A.D. by order of Lorenzo The Magnificent Ideal both for business and leisure travellers, the hotel lies just 18 Kms from the artistic treasures of Florence; 6 Kms from Prato and 3 Kms from its industrial district Macrolotto; 16 Kms from Pistoia and its tree nursery district; 12 Kms from Quarrata (renowned for the production of furniture).Moreover, it lies within short driving distance from Carmignano, the medieval village of Artimino and some of the best wineries and olive oil producers in the Montalbano region. ... more   less 
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Hotel Hermitage Prato
Hotel Hermitage Poggio a Caiano, Province Of Prato, Italy

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