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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel would be fine with a complete staff retraining schedule, a move northwest by 2 miles and a little wrecking ball action!! Totally run down with nothing beyond a reasonable view (if you get one - we could only see the building next door) to recommend it!! Arriving as complete Florence-virgins, the desk clerk gave us wholly inaccurate public... More 

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Schweizer-Reineke, South Africa
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5 reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This was the most shocking experience of my traveling life! First they tried to keep my passport and after I saw the shocking room rated a 4 star (it should not even earn 1 star!), they refused help or refund. The staff was very aggressive after I voiced my dissatisfaction. Avoid at ALL cost! I feel like they stole my... More 

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Yerevan, Armenia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel with nice staff. A little bit old, but for few days that's really not too bad. Free wifi access in all the areas. Nice and comfortable room with an exciting view. My room was on the third floor, I guess the view is even more splendid when having a higher floor. The location was good. First, near to... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I had the opportunity to stay at Columbus Hotel a few days ago, for business reasons. The staff was very kind and efficient in finding solutions to any request. The building is maybe a little bit old fashioned, but in my opinion it still conveys the atmosphere of a traditional Italian four star hotel and I felt at ease. My... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The front desk staff were always helpful. The hotel is about 20 minutes walk to centre but there are places to see on the way. Room was clean enough but a few things broken and not fixed correctly. Balcony only room for one person to stand on at a time. Breakfast was just OK. We never saw any bugs in... More 

Thank tooth695
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Staff aren't very friendly. The bus route to the hotel is unreliable and can be tricky. The bed isn't comofrtable. There is no kitchen. The room is basic and decent with a small balcony that had a beautiful view. The worst thing about this hotel was the fact that there's a place across the road that has a live band... More 

Thank Nesha W
Brisbane, Australia
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37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The hotel is OK but at least 30 mins walk away from the centre. The bathroom is very small and doesn't have shower screen so the floor is wet after showering. Wifi is unstable but free. My room has no view because the room is facing the back street.

Thank Funny_Rabbit
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as part of a tour.. So unfortunately we didn't exactly know what to expect. Hotel is quite basic, staff aren't the friendliest and the location isn't the best. Room was a generous size which made our stay a little better.

Thank ReneeCam
1 review
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I ended up paying twice the price listed on the reservation, and pricing was a total scam. Dishonest staff. Showers have no doors, rooms stuffy and dirty. Air conditioning doesn't work, but the most frustrating thing is the price and the fact that they claim to be 4 stars. Total disaster of a hotel. Avoid.

Thank Josue E
Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel location is not great. It is a little bit too far out from the city centre and it takes you about 15-20 min walk to the train station. Not far but long distance to drag your luggage unless you catch a cab. Room was small, a little bit dark and too noisy but it was clean. Breakfast was... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Columbus

Address: Lungarno Cristoforo Colombo 22/a, 50136, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range: $55 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Columbus 4*
Number of rooms: 88
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Also Known As:
Columbus Hotel Florence
Hotel Style:
#122 Luxury Hotel in Florence
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“Ask for a quiet room, dont be afraid to be on 6th floor, best views too”
 of 5 bubbles ellesmac, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the rooms near the road! Nice view but loud noise!”
 of 5 bubbles AnonymousTraveller22, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“.. it is roulette ...”
 of 5 bubbles tester353, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose a upper level room facing the front of the building for the best views of the Arno River”
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 of 5 bubbles alwaysawayFlorida, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room away from the main road if you're a light sleeper, as sound-proofing is not that good.”
 of 5 bubbles k35_9, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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