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Sina Villa Medici

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Just spent 3 nights at this wonderful hotel with my four sisters. The rooms are large with beautiful bathrooms, comfy beds, and high end linens. The staff is wonderful - helpful, kind and understanding of American tourists needs. Breakfast is served in their beautiful greenhouse and our wonderful waiter Daniel was always ready to deliver another cappuccino. In the evening...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 8 October 2016

My type of hotel. The history is present but with modern touch. Rooms are big, clean and quiet. It takes 10 to 15 mins to the famous attractions by walk. But hotel has shuttle if you do not like to walk. At the restaurant terrace the athmosphere is very stylish but relaxed. For Good service I have to mention Ms...

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London
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stayed here for four nights with breakfast included. The beds were VERY comfortable, we slept really well. The bathroom was adequate - bit of a leaky shower that needed mopping up with bathmat or towels (of which plenty were provided)! The buffet breakfast was fine - lots of choice, including some hot food too. My husband enjoyed using the...

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Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 17 September 2016

My family and I stayed here while on vacation in Italy and we were pleased with the hotel, but I would not consider it a 5-star hotel. Cons: The beds were very firm, and when we asked if there was anything that could be done we had a small, thin duvet placed over the mattress. When I asked for one...

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Millis, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a hotel a little bit away from the city center with some peace and quiet as well as nice amenities and this hotel had it all. Being just over 1/2 mile from the attractions in Florence it was a perfect spot for my wife and I. The rooms were huge, the beds were really comfortable and...

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Stayed here for a wedding , The hotel is lovely , rooms are large and clean, great bathrooms. The Hotel is an easy 15 min stroll to the centre. Breakfast was a little disappointing for the 36 euros per person so chose to eat breakfast out for the rest of our stay. Swimming pool is a lovely small private area...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a lovely hotel with close proximity to the Santa Maria Novella train station. We chose this hotel due to the location, and the fact that we were traveling with kids and wanted a pool. This is a very tall order in a city known more for food, art, and architecture than recreation, and we were happy with our...

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Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed in the hotel as family and later on a business trip...As the name goes the hotel is grand ....old building, nice decor and the rooms are big. ...the location of the hotel is bit away from the main tourist attractions, The hotel needs to upgrade the facilities, the internet sucks... TV in the room is old and for...

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for one night, because we wanted to explore Florence. First of all, the service is terrible and very cold. They don't like to greet you and you feel like you are bothering them if you want to ask any questions. When we checked out, no one asked us how our stay was or anything else....

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We just stayed here for 4 nights on the final leg of our journey, and I am so glad we did. This hotel has high standards and expectations of their staff to take care of their guests, and they truly meet their goals. The next visit we hope to stay longer and enjoy more of what this hotel has to...

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Staying in Santa Maria Novella

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Santa Maria Novella
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.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The fine art of hospitality in the heart of town in an 18th century noble palace featuring a splendid garden with outdoor swimming pool, a fully equipped fitness club and meeting rooms overlooking the domes of Florence. At the roof top some suites with jacuzzi on the terrace boast a superb view over the town.The Restaurant “Lorenzo de’ Medici” and the “Conservatory” on the pool offer an all year round enjoyable dining room. The “Jockey Bar”, balancing modern with traditional style is an ideal corner for relaxing moments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sina Villa Medici

Address: Via Il Prato 42, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: $281 - $548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sina Villa Medici 5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Medici
Grand Hotel Florence
Hotel Style:
#13 Spa Hotel in Florence
#47 Family Hotel in Florence
#52 Business Hotel in Florence
#55 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#78 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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“Room 120 balcony is directly over outdoor smoking area so balcony is unusable unless you are a smoker.”
 of 5 bubbles 334laurieb, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms Facing north are 100 percent quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 191shervinf, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask room facing the pool - nice view”
 of 5 bubbles 245ritat, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask to see the room first before bringing up your luggage and unpacking”
 of 5 bubbles hollyc475, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a room away from the single elevator near the reception desk.”
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