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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2013

I would give this place a 5-star rating but I think due to its location it may not be suitable for everyone. To begin, we arrived in Florence and rented a car and drove up to the Casa di Mina. It's not that easy to find as there isn't a big sign for it anywhere and it's along a busy... More 

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Paranavai, PR
2 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2013

We stayed here 2 days and really enjoyed the stay. The service and the staff are very helpful and kind. Good rates and clean rooms, nice decorated. Ask to the staff restaurants where to eat. We'll be back. Higly recommended.

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Lugano, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2013

If you're after a place like home, well this is it! Located just on the outskirts of the city of Florence (a 10 minute walk down to Porta Romana), the recently renovate house offers 4 large rooms in B&B. Plus, you get access to the lounge that is also used as a breakfast room, where you can enjoy drinks and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 31 December 2012

We loved our time at Casa Di Mina. Francesco was at home when we arrived and he gave us a rundown of Casa Di Mina, restaurants and Florence generally. Lynda arrived home later. Both are wonderful hosts. Their B and B is named after their beautiful little daughter Mina. Casa di Mina is quite a grand place. It has four... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 11 December 2012

We spent four days at Casa di Mina and found it outstanding. We sought it out because of its 'off the beaten path' location. Just convenient enough to Florence via short bus ride or scenic 20- minute walk, but far enough from the bustle of the city for the feel of a quiet retreat. Lynda and Francesco were superb hosts,... More 

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Ireland
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Reviewed 1 December 2012 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights in Nov '12. Generally we use hotels/apartments and this was our first time trying out the b&b. we were not disappointed. Lynda and her family were superb hosts and we were made feel very welcome from the second we arrived. The accommodation is excellent. A spacious room in excellent surroundings. The house is big and beautifully... More 

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Seville, Spain
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Reviewed 10 November 2012

Our experience in Casa Di Mina was just perfect! The house is amazing, decoration is very taste full, the rooms are very comfortable, quiet, perfect size, in few words very cozy, it felt like home. Lynda gave us a map with good recommendations of places to visit as well non touristic places to eat which were great! We enjoyed our... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 November 2012

We booked a 3 night stay here after seeing the great reviews Casa di Mini got and although we had stayed in Florence before where looking forward to exploring a new area of the city. On the plus side, the apartment is very stylish and individual and clean but the warm hospitality which is such a feature of the reviews... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 22 October 2012

We stayed six nights at Casa di Mina and had a great time there. Lynda, Francesco and Leslie have taken such good care of us and Mina was such a cute little girl. They speak English very well, which was great for me because my Italian is horrible. We had really nice conversations with them and they are such friendly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 September 2012

We recently came back from a fabulous short break in Florence to attend a friend's wedding. Our hotel, Casa di Mina was set in the Oltrarno district of Florence on the far side of the river from the centre of Florence. The whole area has retained a more genuine, local character with exquisite gardens (Boboli) and the park with a... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lynda, Francesco and their daughter Mina are expecting you in their villa, their home, recently remodeled, which they are sharing with guests and travelers from all over the world. The villa has four rooms for their guests, furnished and decorated by Lynda and Francesco (he's an architect) in their personal taste acquired through travel, passion and a continual pursuit of colors ,fabrics, and light. Vi aspettano Lynda, Francesco e Mina che hanno deciso di aprire la propria casa ad ospiti e viaggiatori di tutto il mondo. Questo B&B si chiama CasaDiMina, e quattro sono le stanze per gli ospiti, tutte arredate con un gusto personale frutto di una ricerca continua e nel tempo su arredi, luci, tessuti e coloriLa Villa degli inizi del secolo scorso e' situata sul Viale dei Colli una delle aree preferite da fiorentini e viaggiatori poiche' immersa nel verde ma a soli 15 minuti di passeggiata dall'Oltrarno considerata come una delle zone piu' autentiche della citta'. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa di Mina

Address: Viale Torricelli, 17/19, 50132, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range: $101 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“All the rooms have private baths, but in one case it is across the hall.”
  • In suite bathroom -- has a window that is not visible.
  • Single room for me
  • Double occupancy room
  • Living area seating group.
 of 5 bubbles JackB25, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“Garden Room has beautiful view, is quiet and has decking area.”
 of 5 bubbles Owlzthat, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Any room will be amazing, they all have views.”
 of 5 bubbles Danieldan2000, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The room in the garden is great - though you need to go down steps to it”
 of 5 bubbles Neale1810, 24 Aug 2014 | Read review
“I requested the room that has a private bathroom... It also has A/C and has a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles morenoa0922, 27 Jun 2013 | Read review
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