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Villa La Vedetta

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#69 of 421 Hotels in Florence
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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place for a stay in Florence, the terrace offers a fantastic view on the Duomo and the historic city which is only 20 minutes walking distance. Friendly staff, great breakfast, charming pool and garden.

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear FANCHAN, many thanks for your compliments to the location of the Hotel and its enviable position, outside of the hustle and bustle of the city centre and at the same time just 20/25 minutes walking distance from the Ponte Vecchio, not to mention that we have a complimentary shuttle service to and from the city centre. We look forward...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely hotel in the hills of florence, rooms are perfect and comfortable. Pool a good size but not heated. Food is excellent thought the breakfast and the room it's served in is not great. Service is good, but a bit minimal. Good with kids and family's. Transport is difficult, no bus and the hotels shuttle is not very good....

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear jill w, many thanks for your compliments to the hotel comforts, to the location and to the style of the Hotel. We regret that you did not entirely like the breakfast room, it has the same fantastic view as the terrace, so it is a good way to start a day! The public bus is very comfortable if you...

Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Villa is located up on the hill close to Piazza Michelangiolo and by this offers a phantastic view of Florence, especially from its terrace, but also from the beds of our suite. Unfortunately the big windows were not really clear (foggy, dirty ?). The suite offered plenty of space with nice furniture - as everywhere in the whole hotel....

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear MiroSu, many thanks for sharing your experience with us. We are happy that you loved the location and our services. Unfortunately the glass of the picture-window in the room is ruined (not dirty) and the replacement has been planned in the coming months. We regret that you did not entirely like the room and menu for breakfast, for the...

Los Angles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 9 nights at Villa La Vedetta in August 2016 and didn't want to leave. The location and views are stunning and we found it to be more like a luxurious residence than a hotel. Our suite was spacious and well appointed. Even our little dog had a beautiful little bed set out for her. Breakfast overlooking Florence was...

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear SandyLL, many thanks for your lovely compliments to the Hotel, to the panoramic and quiet location, to the staff and the services that we provided. Hey, it is almost time to pay a new visit to us! With my kindest regards Antonio Dondiego, Manager

United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great hotel overlooking Florence. Stayed in a deluxe suite and was given the choice of two rooms - picked one in a building next to the main hotel as its own outdoor terrace and was a bit bigger. Grounds of the hotel are lovely - well maintained gardens and a lovely pool area. Florence is a great city but can...

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear SiloS1, many thanks for your lovely compliments to the Hotel, to the location and to the service that we offered. We hope to welcome you soon again With my best regards Antonio Dondiego, Manager

Altrincham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We had 2 nights at the hotel (which we have stayed at before3 years ago) to finalise plans for our wedding in September. The staff and service is exceptional and attention to detail can't be faulted. If you want a relaxing hotel outside of the city allowing easy access to Florence this is a fantastic base. Hotel food is superb....

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear Paul D, many thanks for your lovely compliments to the Hotel location, to the food that we served and to the service of our staff. We look forward to join your joyful day in September. With our warmest regards Antonio Dondiego, Manager

Knutsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We booked this hotel last minute having decided to visit Florence while on a road trip through Italy - it was a fantastic choice. There was ample parking at the hotel and it was a 15 minute walk down to the Ponte Vecchio. The hotel sits on a hill overlooking Florence, nearby the Piazza Michelangelo and the views from the...

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear Ch4rlotteG, many thanks for ypur compliments to our location and to the Hotel services. We hope to welcome you soon again, why not next Summer? to enjoy the fresh swimming pool, the outside restaurante and the park full of blossoms! With my warmest regards Antonio Dondiego, Manager

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Villa La Vedetta is a beautiful hotel in a magnificent setting, enhanced by attentive service. The day starts with a lovely breakfast buffet and the option to have additional dishes made to order--all included with the room fee. The dining room overlooks the terrace and a breathtaking panorama of which the Duomo is a focal point. After a busy day...

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear RCWG, many thanks for your lovely review and for your compliments to our Hotel and to the services that we provided. We are happy that you loved the room that you were assigned and that you could enjoy the afternoon tea and our useful shuttle. Please come to see us on springtime or in summer when the lovely garden...

Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great stay here . Staff was wonderful . Room clean and spacious . Food was good . Nice setting not to far from Downtown . Shuttle available . No worries about traffic at night or loud noises . Slept great here !

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear Gina R, many thanks for your lovely compliments to the quiet location, to the room and to the staff and the service that we provided. We hope to welcome you soon again and remain Sincerely Antonio Dondiego, Manager

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice and quite hotel. 15-20 minutes away from Florence center. Free shuttle available. Breakfast with amazing view. Only downside was the hotel is very quite so you cannot make noise. They have a very limited workout corner on the top floor. So like usual I went there for a workout at 8am in the morning which I assume is...

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GM_VillaLaVedetta, Direttore at Villa La Vedetta, responded to this review

Dear Yumilee111, thanks for your review and for sharing your experience with us. We are happy that you loved the view, the location a few minutes from the city centre and the Hotel shuttle. We are sorry that you felt frustrated when you could not use our small gym without loud music, the hotel is a boutique one so the...

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Staying in Piazzale Michelangelo

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Piazzale Michelangelo
Just outside the ancient walls of Florence, Viale Michelangiolo starts. It is a winding road rimmed by wonderful poplars and holm oaks. The long ascent opens up to the most beautiful and famous panoramic viewpoint of Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo, where an elevated terrace offers visitors an incomparable and breathtaking view of the entire city from above. During good weather, Piazzale Michelangelo provides visitors with a serene space surrounded by the amazing landscape, better if accompanied by a fresh gelato from a local kiosk. During night, visitors will be dazzled by the warm lights of the capital of the Renaissance. Spend a second with the silent Romanesque beauty of the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte: the one that wishes good morning and good night to Florence!
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A true 'Urban Resort' unique in Florence. Romantic neo-renaissance villa, today a lavish hotel of only 18 deluxe rooms and suites in exclusive panoramic position on Piazzale Michelangelo, with breathtaking view of Florence only a few steps from Ponte Vecchio. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa La Vedetta

Address: Viale Michelangiolo 78, 50125, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Piazzale Michelangelo
Price Range: $397 - $742 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa La Vedetta 5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Villa La Vedetta Hotel Florence
Hotel La Vedetta
Boutique Hotel La Vedetta
Hotel Style:
#39 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#42 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#59 Family Hotel in Florence
#89 Business Hotel in Florence
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“Suite with city view”
MiroSu, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“It's outside of the city but the walk was so worth it everywhere we went”
Dell_Grifith, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view room.”
BrTr, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we were on the side with a Florence view - other rooms seem to have a view of the beautiful garden and water fountain -”
sophiacoy, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms would have a great view either of wonderful garden though obviously looking over Florence is the better option”
lisamO5934ZO, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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