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Grand Hotel Adriatico
Ranked #103 of 421 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Newport, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Excellent hotel!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2012

I can think of nothing at all to say against this hotel. the room was lovely, so was the breakfast. The receptionists are helpful, as are all the staff. Also it is in a really good location, minutes away from the river, and 15-20 minutes from the Ponte Vecchio,the Uffizi and the Duomo.
Definitely recommended!

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

The Grand Hotel Adriatico in Florence was established in the late 50's as a good 4 star hotel and it has kept those standards since than.
The location is about 5 minutes from S. Maria Novella rail station and 10 minutes from the centre.
There are many hotels around this area of the same grade but none of them are as confortable,clean ,professional and above all good value for money as the Grand Hotel Adriatico.
I have to say BEST WESTERN have done an excellent job with some of their hotels in Florence much better than some of their hotels in the UK.

Room Tip: Ask for any rooms with a view of the Duomo and not the of the street at the Entrance of the Hotel
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2012

Moved from a different hotel across the street that didn't meet our expectations.

This actually felt like a hotel from the minute we walked in - very nice entrance with a good size lobby and sitting area - WIFI for a fee. Very accommodating reception and promptly received a room for 3 which was big and comfortable. AC was working just fine (as opposed to the other hotel), breakfast had a good variety and parking was at the back door (and not across the street). Centrally located so walking distance from most attractions.

Do take note that at night the street below has become a hanging place for drunken locals so coming back in the late hours means you need to walk passed large loud drunk groups of people..seemed pretty harmless-just a shame that it's next to the hotel entrance.

Reception very helpful with maps and recommendations.

Very good hotel for it's price - Would stay again in a heartbeat!

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2012

Very cclean, with nice and spacious lounge. Nice room. Only gripe is that there is now a charge for the parking on site, which used to be included in the price and that the street where the hotel is situated, became seedy.

J Fisher
England

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
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kent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2011

The Hotel was a good base for a 5 day trip to Florence. Comfortable rooms in a quiet hotel. Staff were helpful and had a good command of English. Breakfast was adequate with a good selection of foods on offer.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with friends
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2011

Clean, neat, rooms comfortable, no big deal. Breakfast typical, waitstaff a bit stiff. BEWARE-at night Via Palazzuola (just up from hotel and a walkway to more central locations) has become a drunk hangout. Many immigrants apparently like to meet on the street or at a "Club". Carabinieri were stationed at intersection until about 7PM. Suspect hotel will have problems if issues not resolved. Area seems to have become a bit "seedy".

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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with friends
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2011

You will find all the conveniences of a 4 stars hotel, in a very central location, you are within 15 min walk from most tourist attractions in Florence; a nice surprise - hotel's private parking.
Rooms extremely clean, spacious bathroom, friendly staff (well, mostly), great breakfast. I can think of only 2 minuses: internet access is very expensive and not many options, and per pay TV was not working, though it was advertised.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Grand Hotel Adriatico
Address: Via Maso Finiguerra 9 | Alerghiera Adriatica Ala, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#51 Business Hotel in Florence
#63 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#117 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#124 Family Hotel in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Adriatico 4*
Number of rooms: 129
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
High standard international hotel, elegant and functional, managed by the historical hotelier family Caridi from Florence, this Hotel in Florence is a modern 4 star hotel in the historical centre of Florence that combines the great tradition of Florentine warm hospitality and personalized welcoming with efficiency and comfort of the best international hotels. Grand Hotel Adriatico is a 4 star hotel in an unique position, at only 200 metres from the Santa Maria Novella railway station and within a 10 minute walk from Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo della Signoria, Galleria degli Uffizi and from all major Florence's touristic scene ... more   less 
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