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San Diego, California
Reviewed 10 December 2013

This is a very good little little hotel in an excellent location to wander Florence. Marco could not be nicer or more helpful! The breakfast is great, with coffee, tea, and a selection of pastries, fruit, toast, meats, and yogurts. Overall a very pleasant stay in Florence!

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 17 October 2013

I slept 1 night at Arco Antico. Marco, the manager, is welcoming and helpful. Rooms are large and clean with everything you need. Breakfast is very good and abundant. The best feature of Arco Antico is its proximity to S. Maria Novella train station and the city center, but this doesn't make it expensive: prices are really reasonable. I will...

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Reviewed 1 October 2013 via mobile

As I said , we struggled to find Arco Antico as it is just a door on a busy little street . Eventually found it . Matteo is a lovely man , very helpful in explaining were to go etc. even gave him a taste of Vegemite ( he screwed up his face ). Rooms are a good size. Easy...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Everything you need/want is there: Overall pleasant with a helpful manager, room sufficiently large, clean and self contained with a decent modern bathroom with shower. Cable TV with only Italian channels (as far as I could tell because there are so many to check all) and a good working WIFI. No small fridge in the room but you can keep...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 August 2013

I stayed at the Arco Antico B&B for two nights in August 2013. I chose the property because it is a 5 minute walk from Santa Maria Novella train station and also because of the great reviews it has received. I was not disappointed. Unfortunately (or perhaps, fortunately) your first experience of the B&B will not be your best one....

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 18 July 2013

The owner, Matteo, was very pleasant and helpful, from when I emailed him before leaving home to when he greeted me upon my arrival to Florence. After buzzing me in, he leaped down the stairs to help me with my suitcase and the elevator, and made me some tea in the breakfast room while my room was just finishing off...

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St.Petersburg
Reviewed 7 May 2013

A nice little b&b, within a walking distance from the train station and at the same time pretty close to city center. It's just enough for a short comfortable stay in Florence. The breakfast is pretty simple, but fresh and tasty. The owner is very welcoming and pleasant. WiFi is free and stable. The shower cabin is quite small, and...

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Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
Reviewed 30 October 2012

My mother, grandmother, and I took a trip to Venice, Austria, and Florence over the summer. There were no tour guides, no packages, and very little resources for us to use. Trip advisor was our go-to when choosing places to stay, but really, we may as well have been blind going into this. Florence was our last place, and we...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2012

Stayed the one night at an internet rate booked on the day. Location was great for the train station. Our host was very helpful, booking us in to the Accademia the next morning so we wouldn't have to queue for David. Room was nicely appointed and clean. Breakfast was continental and quite acceptable. The compact elevator was quaint, I just...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 June 2012

So close to everything and our Host Mateo was the best.... Very clean large room with amenities. You can't go wrong if you want value for money. A small ( and I mean small ) lift up to the 3rd floor. You almost need to be in front of the B + B to see the sign...but once you are...

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Staying in Santa Maria Novella

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Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the majority of the people arriving in Florence, which might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists come across the constant hustle and bustle of the station before exiting, taking a few steps and stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It is impossible not to admire the the square, housing one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Arco Antico bed & Breakfast is located in a quiet side street, a few steps from Fortezza da Basso. Arco Antico is very close (5 minutes walking) to all the principal city's museums, churches and monuments, located in S. Lorenzo one of the most important shopping areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arco Antico B&B

Address: Via Faenza 107, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: $87 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Arco Antico B&B 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“I only saw my room (room 1) and it came with a double bed even though I booked a single.”
 of 5 bubbles MadjidA, 26 Aug 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 1, we were happy with our room, bed was a little springy though.”
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 of 5 bubbles kyzza01, 25 Jun 2012 | Read review
“If you're a light sleeper, ask for a room away from the lane.”
 of 5 bubbles cyinmin, 28 Nov 2011 | Read review
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