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Villa La Massa

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the hotel celebrating my 40th birthday. It's a beautiful 16th century villa on the outskirts of the city, overlooking a nice river. Rooms are excellent, breakfast was amazing and the staff was very hospitable. We had dinner once at the hotel and it was really fantastic. I highly recommend the hotel for a special occasion.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Honestly, this is the most goregous hotel. I don't think the photo's even do it justice. I stayed here for a long weekend, and thought it was just fabulous. The bar was perfection, the whole decor of the hotel was so indulgent, but tasteful, I really loved it, and thought it was very fitting. Breakfast was great, the quality of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Villa La Massa is an authentic Roman Medici Villa that has been refurbished for modern guests while retaining its original glory. Located on the Arnes river its location is secluded and quiet and for those who really want some peace outside a cityscape. The location is a perfect starting point to visit Florence and other regions and cities in the... More 

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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

I will be upfront. I don't like my hotel, or restaurant, impeccable. A flaw here or there always gives the establishment this tinge of tragic heroism. Thus, when I frequent places I love, I always try to identify one or two little things that can be improved upon. Unfortunately, I have not been able to identify any such defect in... More 

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Thank James C
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed three nights at Villa La Massa during our honeymoon and loved every minute. Upon arrival we were upgraded to an amazing suite with incredible views of the river. The service is 5 star, we were always looked after. The restaurant was so good, we dined at there every night. Must try the degustation. Buffet breakfast was also amazing.... More 

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Have been in Florence before. Wanted to stay outside of the City to avoid the crowds. My travel agent recommend Villa La Massa and it turned out to be THE perfect hotel. On the bank of the picturesque Arno River, the hotel grounds are exquisite, the service and food are incomparable,the hotel interior is exceptional , and the room we... More 

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I have been visiting Villa La Massa for the last decade and every time it delivers on all fronts and every year something gets better and better which is hard when your already starting at a high point. The location is so peaceful and tranquil as you wander around, sit in the gardens or just stare at the River Arno... More 

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Whoppee a return visit and how wonderful the position this hotel commands, the staff are fabouloussss so many different personalities, the lovely Tamara super as ever and the gorgeous Louise and so many more what a team.

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Exceptional hotel on the arno river bank. We went with the family and all enjoyd this luxurious hotel. The spa is amazing and the gardens spectacular. Superb food at the restaurant where you dine on a terrasse overlooking the river. The charm of Villa La Massa reflects some of those very few truly luxury thus friendly italian hotels. Ask for... More 

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Villa la Massa is a beautiful property which provided us with a fantastic base to explore the city of Florence, yet enjoy the "sanity" of a quieter countryside during our 3-night stay. We were fortunate to have a lovely and spacious room with a terrace overlooking the Arno river, and I was particularly enchanted by the toiletries provided by the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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Additional Information about Villa La Massa

Address: Via della Massa 24, 50012 Candeli, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Candeli
Price Range: $581 - $1,403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa La Massa 5*
Number of rooms: 37
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Villa La Massa Owned By Villa d`Este Hotel Candeli
Hotel La Massa
La Massa Hotel
Villa La Massa Province Of Florence, Tuscany, Italy
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“Try for a corner room.”
 of 5 bubbles maspencley, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with the Arno river view are wonderful... but the gardens and property are all beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles massafamily1, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We chose a deluxe prestige river view room.”
 of 5 bubbles hudsonLondon, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“A suite with a view of the Arno will give you two rooms, a lovely generous bathroom and ample cupboard space.”
 of 5 bubbles buster15, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
“A quiet room in 'Mulino'.....”
 of 5 bubbles stefanopasini, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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