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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We spent four nights here at the end of a reasonably lengthy break elsewhere. I wish we could have spent much longer here and we intend to return as soon as possible. The much praised Michel gave us recommendations for, frankly, the best food of the holiday. But then he left us in the hands of his wife Cinzia who... More 

1 Thank AnnieandNev
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay at this place. It is truly a gem! If you like a boutique kind of place with few rooms and great service this is your place. From the beginning Michel was super welcoming and helpful. The location is really good, and you can find all modern facilities in the room, something not that common when traveling... More 

1 Thank Richard K
Redondo Beach, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My husband and I traveled through Europe on our honeymoon and this was our FAVORITE accommodation out of everywhere we stayed. The rooms are modern, beautiful and very clean. We traveled in early September and having air condition in our room was perfect. I felt as though I was staying in a 5 star hotel. Michel and Cinzia who own... More 

3 Thank michelesX2883YQ
San Juan Capistrano, California
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My wife (of 2 days) and I had the most wonderful stay at 1865 Residenza d'Epoca! Michel and Cinzia are warm beautiful people that want you to feel right at home! From the warmest welcome to the farewell our stay was absolutely marvelous. The home is located right in the middle of the city and everything is within a 10... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Michael warmly welcomed us upon our arrival and gave us wonderful advice on what to see and do in Florence, as well as how to get around and where to eat. The rooms themselves are outrageously lovely and they speak to the refined age of the building itself. The amenities were also outstanding. The shower was beautifully designed, the bed... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Just two days at 1865 and we wished we stayed longer. This place is amazing; fabulous rooms, very comfortable beds, original ceiling frescoes, modern and well-stocked bathrooms, overall excellent cleanliness, great breakfast, beautiful ambience, gracious and accommodating hosts who were always available etc. etc. the list goes on… It is short walk to the city center, major attractions and good... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Stayed a few nights at this lovely well maintained centrally located B&B. The owners are lovely and very welcoming. The room was beautiful, large, large bathroom with tub and handheld shower. Breakfast on the top floor at large formal table with waiter! Very beautiful, with Abba playing while we ate our eggs, bacon, yogurt, fruit plate and cake, and awesome... More 

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Birmingham, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Fabulous place to stay while in Florence! Excellent location, very tranquil and yet close to activities. Michel and Cinzia were most welcoming upon arrival and took exceptional care of us throughout our stay. The room was modern, spacious and luxurious with a beautiful view of the garden. Look forward to returning, this will be our "go-to" place while in Florence.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Even better than we imagined....this would be how I'd describe our experience @ 1865 ! The Hosts are warm, generous and caring people who genuinely go out of their way to assist you. If you think the place looks beautiful from the photos, wait until you see in person...as I said, even better ... It is well designed, classical with... More 

Thank Susan J
New York City, New York
1 review
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

My husband and I both work/have worked in high end service/restaurant/hospitality industries in NYC for over 20 years, so we are fairly critical when we travel. We were only able to book our first two nights at 1865 and were not sure where we would stay in Florence our third night. Upon our arrival, we learned there was a vacancy... More 

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Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night. Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the Central National Library. As a hub for young people, the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated by songs and dances.
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An exclusive new guesthouse, 1865, with 5 luxurious bedrooms, has just opened in a historic building in a residential part of central Florence. Precious design elements combined with period features create an atmosphere of great charm and elegance.Each room is individually designed and furnished, and has a luxurious travertine bathroom, LCD television, air conditioning, free wi-fi. The mattresses, bed linen, bathrobes, and personal toiletries are of first quality, and all made locally in Tuscany. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1865 Residenza d'epoca

Address: Via Luigi Carlo Farini 12 | Florence, 50121, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Croce
Price Range: $180 - $392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — 1865 Residenza d'epoca 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask to overlook garden instead of street.”
 of 5 bubbles drbajbdmbmdm, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were beautiful but we especially loved the room with the old bath and painted ceiling.”
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“Pay a little bit more for the Henry James room. It's wonderful”
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“Room faced building next door on second floor”
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