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Borghese Palace Art Hotel

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El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 1 June 2010

The Borghese Palace Art Hotel had a great staff that were very helpful and friendly. We stayed for 3 nights, and it was a most pleasant stay. The room was comfortable, we had no problems sleeping. We had plenty of hot water for our showers. We enjoyed sitting in the lobby just to chill for a bit. The staff always...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 31 May 2010

Very nicely decorated hotel, the suite was very spacious and very convenient. The television channels were very good, the location of the hotel is superconvenient, close to all type of different tourist attractions and restaurants.

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Yukon, OK
Reviewed 27 May 2010

Stayed at the hotel with friends two days and one night. Hotel was in an excellent location for all the sites we wanted to see. The staff was very helpful, checked our bags so we could site see before check-in time and checked our bags until we left to catch the train back to Rome. The buffet breakfast was excellent...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 24 May 2010

I booked 2 rooms for 3 of us. We were given 1 room first, placed our passports & cash in the safe (ones with 4 digit codes), then out sightseeing. Came back 2 hours later, could not open the safe. Called receptionist, he asked another staff, name Leoanrd to come & open the safe for us. This guy keyed in...

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robi67, Manager at Borghese Palace Art Hotel, responded to this review

Dear madame, my name is Roberto Boccaceli ,the Hotel Manager, and I still detecting on what happened , sorry if it took long . You have made a perfect summary on what happened and I feel sorry for it . As you know ,during those days, I was out and I was in contact with my reception to ensure you...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 May 2010

We had a wonderful stay at this hotel. The location is terrific, the accommodations spacious and comfortable. The staff at the front desk (Thanks Masimiliano!) were so helpful in making sure our first stay in Firenze was memorable and welcoming. The only slight negative was the maintentance staff was never able to get our televsion set to work, but hey...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 May 2010

Firstly parking in Florence is super expensive. Parking at the hotel garage cost 35 euros, which is ridiculous. You would think that being customer's at the hotel, that you would get a discount at least. The staff were friendly and helped us with our luggage. The hotel is located in prime location and the centre of Florence. Our room looked...

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Nelson
Reviewed 20 May 2010

We were not happy at this hotel. The building itself is nice, but the service is terrible. The staff seems to go out of there way to be rude. The spa area was not kept clean, water all over the place, showers dirty. When I complained, I was told that that this was not a concern. Also, the rooms are...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 14 May 2010

My family stayed at this hotel in May and found it to be a good choice overall. The staff were very helpful. One downside was the absence of heat in the room; it had been turned off for the year. Given we had two solid days of rain and unseasonably chilly nights, the absence of heat was a definite issue....

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Bar Harbor, Maine
Reviewed 8 May 2010

My wife and I spent two nights here while sightseeing in Florence and could not have been happier. The staff was helpful, the room was lovely and breakfast was top-notch. The hotel is a just a few minutes' walk from the Duomo, the Ufizzi and other attractions, but is on a quiet street.

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2010

We arrived at the Borghese not quite knowing what to expect - but we were not at all disappointed. The hotel is small, friendly and the attention to detail is fabulous. We had a basic room which was clean and stylish. The entrance, with the unique and original pieces of art throughout was welcoming and a real pleasure on the...

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Duomo
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Borghese Palace Art Hotel offers a free wellness centre, and uniquely decorated rooms blending antique furniture and modern-style décor. Set in a 15th-century building, it is a 5-minute walk from Florence Cathedral.Rooms are uniquely decorated with original works of contemporary art and include an LCD TV with Sky channels. Wired internet is free in the rooms while Wi-Fi is free in public areas. Breakfast includes fresh fruit and croissants.The wellness centre is set in original 13th-century cellars. Relaxation facilities include jacuzzi, a steam bath,a hot tub and a sauna. A fitness room is also available.Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery are 650 metres away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Borghese Palace Art Hotel

Address: Via Ghibellina 174-R, 50122, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Duomo
Price Range: $141 - $354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Borghese Palace Art Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Borghese Palace Art Florence
Hotel Borghese Palace Art
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#14 Spa Hotel in Florence
#69 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#105 Family Hotel in Florence
#123 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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“Don't take a room facing the main street. Face a backyard.”
 of 5 bubbles NatashaKar, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay in courtyard rooms definitely not at back of hotel as very noisy”
 of 5 bubbles 996jackief, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms towards the centreof the hotel are really quiet...”
 of 5 bubbles dist, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
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“Try to avoid the noisy street side”
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