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Hotel Balestri

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#68 of 420 Hotels in Florence
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment you check in the staff are super helpful. The rooms are great - not overly huge but definitely big enough! Comfy bed. Breakfast was fantastic. Walking distance to everything. We would definitely stay here again!

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Florence working and had been booked into the hotel for a one night stay. The staff were very welcoming and helpful. The room was lovely, very clean, large bed, plenty of space, and a large bathroom with one of those gorgeous, huge over head showers which come out like a waterfall and drench you. I had a...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a drop dead gorgeous hotel. Added to that, the rooms are quiet and very clean - with lovely additions to make you comfortable (slippers, robes etc). Our rooms had a view of the Arno which was, of course, perfect. Breakfast was delicious. The staff were delightful. Walking distance to everything. I would highly recommend this hotel.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great welcome from the staff. Quickly got us organised for tours and visits and restaurants. Without their help our Weekend would have been really frustrating with endless waiting. Hotel was extreme comfortable, lovely view of the Arno River across to Piazza Del Michelangelo. Florence was behind our expectations- the monuments, paintings, history. The delight of walking down the...

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Thank hgalbrea
Edinburgh
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We spent 5 nights at the Hotel Balestri on our first visit to Florence and were very happy with our choice of hotel. We were able to walk to all the places we wanted to visit and there are plenty of reasonable bars and restaurants near the hotel. The breakfast was good and was always well stocked and set us...

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Thank Travelhappypair
Hornchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Have just got back from this hotel and really enjoyed it situated right on the river .It is central for all the attractions .Breakfast was very good everything provided . The staff were very helpful.Florence is a really beautiful city but it is expensive worth trying to eat and drink a little away from the main attractions like the Duomo...

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DeFuniak Springs, Florida, United States
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The staff at Hotel Balestri went above and beyond to make our 4 night stay exceptional. Our room was automatically upgraded and we were greeted with a bottle and champagne and fruit in our room upon arrival. The complimentary breakfast was very well done. The hotel is located in close walking distance of most of the attractions.

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Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

One of the best hotels I've ever stayed in. Very clean and spacious rooms, with modern shower and really everything you need. The stuff is lovely and very helpful. I have to especially note Mr. Vanni from the the reception, who helped us incredibly and really did EVERYTHING to make our stay at the hotel pleasant and comfortable. I really...

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2Thank Tamara M
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The staff were very helpful giving us lots of recommendations for dinner, we had a lovely room with huge shower and Juliet balcony. Everything was great and very clean. Breakfast was yummy lots to choose from. We walked everywhere the hotel was close to everything we wanted to see and do.

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1Thank Jade G
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Away from the tourist traffic of Uffizi and city center, this modern hotel located on the Arno River was perfect. We took the train from Rome to Florence and walked the 20 mins to the hotel. The rooms were clean, spacious and modern, and the wifi well powered. We were upgraded to a river view which offered a terrific view...

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Staying in Uffizi

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Uffizi
Every visitor coming to Florence for the first time will immediately identify with Uffizi. As in past times, passing through Via dei Calzaiuoli, you can reach the city center, the Florence that everybody dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can experience the rare beauty of the capital of the Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the Loggia of the Uffizi where it is possible to fully taste the talent of the best artists who animated Florence over the centuries. When the sun goes down, there’s nothing better than a walk along the river Arno up to the ancient bridge, Ponte Vecchio. It is full of jewels and decorated by the colors captured in postcards.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Balestri Hotel is located in the heart of Florence, on the right bank of the Arno river, few steps from the Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge), Palazzo Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery. Close to the Hotel is Via Tornabuoni, the world known shopping street with the greatest international high fashion brands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Balestri

Address: Piazza Mentana 7, 50122, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Uffizi
Price Range: $228 - $582 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Balestri 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Balestri Hotel Florence
Hotel Style:
#42 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#51 Family Hotel in Florence
#128 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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“Overlooking the river is stunning”
SusanHirsh, 27 May 2017 | Read review
“The view over the river is lovely”
VivS64, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Choose aroom with a view of the Arno river”
sandysurve77, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“get the rooms with balcony, book on the hotel website gives free internet.”
uniperr, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Consider getting a river view. Might be worth the $. Room 110 was nice, but no view”
Cooper_Flyod, 2 May 2017 | Read review
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