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We were a group of three travelers and we stayed in the red room. Like others have commented, the pictures look exactly like the B&B, very modern and very clean! We enjoyed Donatello so much, he was super friendly and just a cool guy. He...More
My wife and I stayed here in May 2011 and loved it!! Definitely one of the coolest places we stayed on our trip to Italy/Greece. Donatello is a super cool dude! Extremely dedicated and helpful in making your stay in Florence the best it can...More
Conveniently located and easy to find, The Black Sheep surpassed our expectations in comfort, facilities and generous hospitality.
Donnatello is friendly, welcoming and gracious host, who makes the best espresso.
We found this one of the highlights of our wonderful Italian trip, so full marks...More
The place looked exactly like in the pictures. We enjoyed our stay, it was very near SMN train station and the city center of Florence. It was practically walking distance to everywhere. It felt like home away from home. The place was well decorated and...More
Gracious host. Donatello buys fresh pastries and makes a wonderful cappuccino for his guests every morning. He has a desktop for his guests' use which is handy for booking tours and train tickets. There is even Skype if you need to talk to anybody from...More
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the majority of the people arriving in Florence, which might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists come across the constant hustle and bustle of the station before exiting, taking a few steps and stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It is impossible not to admire the the square, housing one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.