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Zurich, Switzerland
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hotel is in very good location. On foot you can reach the old town and the dome within just few minutes from the Hotel. Prices are very reasonable and rooms are large enough. Unfortunately, the beds are very uncomfortable.

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Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this comfortable hotel up the street from Piazza San Marco and L'Accademie from a B&B book I read. A good 20 minute walk from Santa Maria Novella Station, but then simple to get to the historic sites. Comfortable room, with a bath tub! Substantial breakfast with enough freshness and variety. Service good.

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Edmonton
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32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable experience at this hotel. Modern, clean hotel with a large bathroom and double bed. Was able to walk to the hotel (while dragging my suitcase) from the train station without any difficulty (about a 15 minute walk). You are then fairly close walk to all the attractions and restaurants through quiet safe neighbourhoods. Breakfast is included,... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This Hotel was a little further from the core but close enough to walk everywhere. With the heatwave that was on at the time of our holiday, we found ourselves taking a taxi back to hotel after a busy day. I am sure if the weather had been different, we would have been ok to walk everywhere. I would recommend... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Located in a quiet area with a short walk to the attractions. Clean and fairly comfortable with decent sized bathroom. The buffet breakfast has the basics - nothing more. There is a restaurant and bar on site but I didn't try them.

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Virginai
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32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Nicely appointed, clean rooms. Pleasant and accommodating staff. We found this hotel to be a welcome oasis and great location for exploring the sites in and around this artfully beautiful and historic city. A pleasant and tasty breakfast fueled all our adventures touring downtown and the wonderful Tuscany wineries. San Gimignano towers provide one of the best views of the... More 

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Otley, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Once we found it after walking around in circles from the station (suggest taxi). The welcome was friendly and efficient from Jacob(?) at the front desk. Rooms aren't particularly spacious but as we weren't there for sitting in the room it was ideal. Clean with nice crisp bed linen and fluffy towels. Requested an additional pillow and a bath robe... More 

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Thank suesutcliffe
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38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel was very nice. The room was clean and well equipped with a small terrasse. The location was pretty good, one street and 10 minute walk to the duomo. The service at the front desk was very rude however.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have just returned from a week in Florence, staying at the athenaeum hotel. The staff are very pleasant and helpful, the food in the restuarant is reasonably priced. I haven't given five stars however, because the standard rooms are very small, as are the ensuite shower rooms, so if you intend to spend time chilling in the room, you... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

For valentines day, we wanted to spend the weekend in Florence and went there by car. We booked this Hotel mainly because of its location close to all major attractions and it has parking lots. The staff is friendly, check in/out is efficient and well explained. The room was clean, average in size but enough for a weekend. It looks... More 

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Staying in San Marco

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San Marco
The pleasant atmosphere of this residential area, a stone’s throw away from the Duomo of Florence, surprises everyone. A continuous flow of backpacking students provides the tranquil surroundings for the elderly residents who sit in Piazza San Marco to read the daily newspaper. Home to several universities, including the Academy of Fine Arts, San Marco is one of the most vibrant cultural centers in the city. A bridge connecting the modern cultural activity of Florence to its classic art, represented by the everlasting magnificence of the original David, resonates as a symbol of Florence and of Italy as a whole. Get lost in a Neoclassic world, a journey back in time through historic buildings like Spedale degli Innocenti (Hospital of the Innocents), San Marco church, Basilica della Santissima Annunziata, and natural jewels like the Botanical Gardens.
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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Design, art and business in a 4-star Hotel in Florence. The Academy of Fine Art and the David statue are just round the corner! The ideal location for business or leisure visitors, Hotel Athenaeum in Florence is where contemporary design, modern style and classic materials skillfully combine with art and culture. Hotel Athenaeum’ strategic location in the heart of Florence is the perfect starting point for visitors willing to discover the town or business people alike. The Hotel offers a top international service and a warm welcome.Hotel Athenaeum has 60 rooms, a conference room, a restaurant, a bar and a capacious private garage. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Athenaeum Hotel

Address: Via Camillo Cavour 88, 50129, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Marco
Price Range: $121 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Athenaeum Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Athenaeum Hotel Florence
Hotel Style:
#98 Luxury Hotel in Florence
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“While we had an interior room facing other units, it was still a bit noisey with the windows open.”
 of 5 bubbles IntrepidYogini55, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were aware of a couple of bus tours there at the same time, but it was quiet and peaceful and food supplies were never short”
 of 5 bubbles roseannec715, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms over looking the lounge as opposed to street were quieter in my opinion”
 of 5 bubbles suesutcliffe, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upgrade from standard if you want space - and check the rooms are bigger before you book”
 of 5 bubbles DianeM53, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't get a room close to the stairs because they have see-through curtains that people going down the stairs are able to see into the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 166luisc, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
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