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Reviewed 20 October 2014

I stayed here for 3 night with a friend in October 2014. The good: very conveniently located- we could walk there in 5min from the train station with big suitcases (no need for buses/taxis) and relatively easy to find. The room was a good size, and clean with the room cleaned daily. Wifi worked well. Staff were friendly and helpful....

4Thank SophieCD
Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

It got off to a bad start when we couldn't find the B&B on the street, we retraced our steps to see to our horror we had booked a B&B run out of an old office block-no wonder we missed it the first time! The entrance is very dated and the rooms were not much better. The rooms were large...

1Thank Evie-P33
Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2014

This is a quaint, old-fashioned hotel that combines the old with the new. The old is comprised by the rooms, which are charming and roomy. We had a balcony which a had a nice view in one direction and a not-so-nice view of the courtyard which could use a good cleaning and some plants. However, it was most amenable to...

2Thank Judy T
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 August 2014

The place is not attractive. From the outside it looks like a car park. From the inside the rooms look cheap. But look closer. The rooms are clean. The beds/mattresses are well made. The heat and AC work great. The plumbing and shower work perfectly. The rooms are near to the SMN train station in the center of the city....

Thank dio1632
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Location: This B&B is very close to Florence SM station and can be walked if you have medium sized suitcase. If you want to board a bus to Pisa Airport, you get it from Florence SM station entrance. Most of the day/evening tours starts from Florence SM station (Black Digital Clock near stairs) and is very close to the B&B....

2Thank PratapRajan
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Located literally behind the florence train station, which is not a very nice area of florence in my opinion. just like any typical train station neighborhood. Its dirty, the station is filled with many beggars/homeless, and really I just want to get as far away as possible from the station. So its quite disappointing to find your hotel to be...

Thank dejonas
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2014

We were originally supposed to stay at Tourist House Duomo but as we were arriving past their check in time they transferred our booking here. It was ok but nothing great. It can get noisy being across the road from a club and near the train station and you need to use three keys to get into your bedroom from...

Thank Sarah I
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 20 May 2014

We stayed there for 3 nights.Its very costly and services were not up to the standard.It is also very noisy at the same time being adjacent to railway area.The main problem was managing 3 locks each time to enter/exit the hotel.receptionists stayed there only from 10 to 7 and there is no one at the entrance to guide you.at the...

Thank 2014Saha123
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 21 November 2013

From the moment we arrived at the outer gate, I knew it was going to be bad. The entry is quite depressing and if it hadn't been so late, I would have considered giving in to my instinct to run away. We were shown to our room after traversing different sets of stairs and elevators and once inside I was...

1Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed 14 October 2013

really bad service!!! Dont trust the photos they have nothing to do with reality, very small rooms, with no balcony. During the night somebody tried to enter in our room with his key,until we shouted and he finally stopped.Plus the place was very noisy and unsafe at night. I would never recommend this place, not even to my enemy. We...

1Thank An s

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
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BB Monna Clara has changed the management and we cannot wait to welcome you in our beautiful city of Florence. We have prepared for you spacious rooms furnished in classic Tuscan style. All of our rooms are functional, they have private bathroom and are equipped with air-conditioning, hairdryer, free wifi in the room, daily cleaning service, safe box (upon request) and kettle pot (upon request). All at your convenience just 250m away from the main train station and 8 minutes walk from the famous Piazza del Duomo. BB Monna Clara, your choice for your holiday in Florence! ... more   less 

Additional Information about B&B Monna Clara

Address: Via Luigi Alamanni 35, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: $72 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — B&B Monna Clara 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Ask for a room on the courtyard for the quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Judy049, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Opt for a room which is away from Main road.”
 of 5 bubbles PratapRajan, 16 Jul 2014 | Read review
“not the one facing the road”
 of 5 bubbles dejonas, 19 Jun 2014 | Read review
“I would suggest not to book here”
 of 5 bubbles 2014Saha123, 19 May 2014 | Read review
“We had the two rooms to the front in the upper floor”
 of 5 bubbles 706raphaell, 11 Aug 2013 | Read review
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