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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 17 November 2010

I stayed in this place 2 nights with my wife. We arrived in the place quite late (9:30 PM) but they were waiting for us. Ricardo (the owner) was in the hospital with is mother but he took care that someone would be there waiting for us. The staff was really helpful and nice. The room was quite big and...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 11 August 2010

We stayed at Locanda dei Ciompi for 4 days while on a trip through Greece and Italy. Upon arrival, my friends and I were a bit wary of the place. We got there and no one answered the ring so we had to call the phone number on the door. That's when we were greeted by Filippo a few minutes...

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 8 August 2010

The hotel is located next to a quiet road where cars are not allowed so rooms were quiet. Location is perfect; not too far from the Duomo but away from big tourist groups. The area seemed to us very safe. Rooms were absolutely adorable and clean. Breakfast was small (but adequate) and tasty, and served directly to rooms. Very friendly...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 22 June 2010

We stayed in room number 2 at Locanda de Compi for five nights in June 2010 and found it to be a very good experience. After decoding the Florentine street numbering system Fillipo helped us to carry our bags up the the first floor and welcomed us in a very friendly manner including giving us an orientation of the area...

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Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 17 June 2010

My wife and I spent three nights at this pension and were very happy with every aspect (as mentioned numerous times in other posts): great location just east of tourist areas; very nice spotless room and bath; excellent breakfast delivered in room each morning; superb manager, Filippo, recommended two excellent non-tourist restaurants, was accommodating in every way; close enough for...

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Zaandijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 31 May 2010

stayed for 4 nights - very peaceful hotel (we were at the back of the building though) on a busy street in the old centre - location was really excellent - a few minutes walk from the main sites. Rooms are nice and large and the bathroom too. The Wifi is free and the hotel owner helpful and friendly; the...

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Reviewed 12 May 2010

We stayed three nights at Locanda de' Ciompi in May 2010, and found it to be comfortable, friendly, and perfect for our needs. The bathroom was spotlessly clean, the bedroom was of adequate size (not huge, but this is a B&B in a very old European city), and there were (openable) double windows to keep out any street noise. Complimentary...

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Aberdeen, Scotland
Reviewed 11 May 2010

I have just returned from 4 nights in Florence and stayed at this fantastic guest house...the experience was pretty much perfection. As soon as we arrived the manager helped us out by giving us a map and advising of the best places to visit, and giving a couple of recommendations for dinner. I must say, his recommendations were spot on,...

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Parma, Italy
Reviewed 6 February 2010

We stayed here for 6 nights and the experience was close to perfection. The B&B is excellent, with a central position, cozy rooms and good services. We had the “Speziali “room, large and with a nice wooden ceiling. It lacked the view, but was vey quiet. I have to underline that everything was spotless, from the room itself, to the...

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english expat in Italy
Reviewed 9 January 2010

We stayed in this guest house overnight when husband was running the Florence Marathon, and we chose it mostly for its location - it's a fairly short 5/10 minute walk back to the hotel from the finishing area (Santa Croce), in case that's of interest to anyone reading. A bit further to the starting area, along the banks of the...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Locanda de' Ciompi is the ideal choice for people who want to taste all Tuscan hospitality and live a pleasant, relaxing stay.This cosy B&B offers 5 romantic and comfortable rooms in the historical center of Florence, a few steps away from Santa Croce Cathedral. Its location is very convenient to reach in a few minutes all the main attractions: Uffizi Museum, Bargello, Duomo are less than 10 minutes walk, and the same for the Michelangelo's David at the Accademia Gallery. The main train station is 15 min. Walking.Locanda de Ciompi is situated in the most vibrant area of the city, with a lot of trattorias, genuine Florentine small restaurants and coffee shops. The famous antiques market (Mercatino delle pulci-Fleas Market) is just in front of the B&B, and you can taste the best typical Tuscan products at the Sant'Ambrogio Market, which is just fifty metres from the Locanda.The rooms are all soundproofed and decorated with natural materials, creating a warm and cosy atmosphere. The antique fornitures give a touch of elegance to the spaces.The young owner Lisa and father Alessio will be more than happy to offer a free reservation service for museums, theatres, and his suggestions about the best and more convenient restaurants in the city. The Italian breakfast is served at the Caffetteria just in front of the B&B. Free wi-fi connection. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Locanda de' Ciompi

Address: Via Pietrapiana 28 | Via Pietrapiana, 28, 50121, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Croce
Price Range: $72 - $407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Locanda de' Ciompi 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“with the main street view - SUN!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles nbaffatto, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 seems to be right underneath the heating system so there might be some noise there.”
 of 5 bubbles Ioana_Purcarea, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Plan ahead - this location sells out quickly!”
 of 5 bubbles michaelannas, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“The triple room was large and comfortable, but located right beside the hotel's entry door.”
 of 5 bubbles Fiorentina7, 26 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Room number 2. Quiet room even though it overlooks the main street.”
 of 5 bubbles Marcel077, 8 Sep 2014 | Read review
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