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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Pros: - Right next to the Duomo - Close to the train station Co ns: - No wifi (in 2015, this is a must!!) - Have to pay cash (was not indicated at the moment of the booking..) - The owner insist on keeping the keys. Which means every time you leave you have to give her your keys and... More 

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Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Still interested? I've stayed in a lot of places around Europe, this is one of the worst. Difficult to sleep as its on the third level with no air con, the owner was very abrupt and was not happy when we arrived home at 1.01 for a 1am curfew... Didn't feel like a holiday! Also has no wifi access at... More 

1 Thank Bianca R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Still reading? Okay. The hotel has a fantastic location but that's it. No refrigerator. No wifi. No air conditioning. We stayed for 3 nights and never received fresh towels. 1 am curfew. It is super bare bones. I would not recommend this hotel.

2 Thank Jared K
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4 reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Unforgettable stay in this pensione in the heart of Florence! Best value for money compared to other much more expensive spots! Located next to the duomo; if you want information don't hesitate to ask; someone is always there to answer and help you; not one of those places where the hotel is completely uattended to and where you have to... More 

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Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights and it was great! The hotel is in the centre of the town and only a short walk from the train station. There is great security, two doors you buzz to get in and the owner keeps your keys as you go out. There are some stairs to get into the hotel, however i... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

I had some initial concerns about this place and almost canceled my nonrefundable reservation after reading the reviews about the creepy owner. Yes, it's true there are cameras everywhere, you can't take your keys with you when you leave (requiring an exchange EVERY time you come or go), and you have to be home by 1 a.m. However, the owner... More 

1 Thank kwikbette
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

We had a tiny room with very basic furnishings and a sink (the bathroom was shared), but clean and quiet. The lady manager provided excellent hospitality. We truly enjoyed visiting this magnificent city.

2 Thank mandytrip2015
Red Wing, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

This is a small family owned place with only 6 rooms. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful. Our room was very spacious and comfortable. The only downsides was there is no wifi and no breakfast. Other than that it was a great stay!

Thank Ben J
Seville, Spain
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Hotel Canada was one of the best and cutest places I've stayed in. It was so close to everything--sites to see in either direction and only a block from the Duomo. I felt as though I had been adopted by the woman who runs the hotel, as she opened the door and said, "Welcome Home" whenever we arrived. The two... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

This hotel was very close to the main part of Florence, which meant that the street was quite noisy. Living in a big (noisy) city ourselves, we weren't bothered too much, but if you're used to quiet sleeping conditions, you might be in for a surprise. It was really convenient in regard to getting around though. The bathroom for some... More 

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Its superb location, only 30 mt. from the Cathedral Square, in the pedestrian area of the lively San Lorenzo district, will enable you to easily reach all the main historical and artistic sites within a short walking distance. Only 5 minutes by walk from the main railway station, Hotel Canada has 9 confortable guest-rooms, either with or without private facilities with simple but tasteful furnishing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Canada

Address: Borgo San Lorenzo 14, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
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Price Range: $50 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Canada 1*
Number of rooms: 23
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“I had one room with 2 windows; one overlooking a small courtyard. 'twas nice”
  • I slept on Bed 2 and had my PC/wires on Bed 1.
 of 5 bubbles Efjm, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have private bathrooms, some are shared (the shared ones at least have a sink though). We were on the side facing the street and it was quite noisy, not sure about noise levels in other rooms. Up 3 flights of stairs, so make sure you have good knees (I didn't see an elevator - don't think there was one)”
 of 5 bubbles BJHuf, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Advice? Don't go here!!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles costanzac801, 3 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Although the rooms at the front can be noisey the noise set a good atmosphere. If you want a more quiet get away though I wuld suggest requesting a room at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles amyjoef, 17 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Request a room on the inner courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles FellowTraveller666, 25 Jun 2014 | Read review
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