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Reviewed 30 January 2012

I've read reviews about this hotel @ Tripadvisor before i went on my trip and i had prepare myself as the reviews were quite negative. But to my surprise, the receptionist was very helpful when i said i need a vacuum cleaner for my vacuum bag. He does not know where is it but he made an effort to check...

1Thank Ee Von L
Reviewed 8 September 2011

Best view over Florence. Very far from the city centre. Should be rated as a 3 star hotel.

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2011

I stayed here while on business in Florence for just one night and I should have known from the moment I walked in that it was not going to be pleasant. The hotel itself is situated up a hill and up some steps, giving it a beautiful panoramic view of the whole city which, judging by the room plan, I...

1Thank bglad2uk
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2011

My husband and I stayed for just one night in this hotel and I am grateful it was just one night! The room was awful - small, dark, old furnished; the bathroom was not cleaned as it should be. During the night there were a lot of mosquitoes and nobody had given us warning about that. The staff was very...

Thank Florence F
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 August 2011

They must have updated this hotel since the previous reviews, because we had a great stay here! The service was wonderful, the hotel had beautiful views and the rooms were great- bed was comfortable and bathroom was very nice. There is an adorable courtyard and the breakfast room looks out on it. Breakfast was great and was replensished when someone...

Thank BostonTravelGirl8
Reviewed 24 July 2011

It is so far away from anything that the location ruined my enjoyment of Florence. Walking to the hub of Florence was so far. We had to do this since we were traveling with an Orchestra of 46. The lobby is outstanding - open, plenty of nooks and crannies for individual meetings, windows that look out at a medieval turret...

Thank cellofool
Athens, Greece
Reviewed 8 September 2010

I was expecting a four star accomondation but President hotel was a huge dissapointment. As soon as we entered we realised that this hotel was completely different to the one we saw on their website. The whole place looked abandoned and old and gave us a first bad impression. When we got up to our rooms we noticed a funny...

1Thank yuhuan
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2010

Run down, dirty, and unsurprisingly almost empty. Two star if I'm being generous. No facilities, bar closed, breakfast meagre with no choice (chocolate cereal or cornflakes, salami and processed cheese, white bread which wasn't fresh every day, packets of biscuits and tinned fruit); the shower was a mere dribble and it's a good half hour walk from the centre. All...

1Thank LesleyD44
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 11 July 2010

An old hotel in need of a refurbishment however at the right price is OK. 4th floor rooms offer great views with own balcony. Staff are very helpful. Rooms are clean but not in a great state. Few km walk into main centre of Florence or lots of buses nearby. Benefit of this is less tourists and the restaurants nearby...

1Thank BnM999
Reviewed 9 April 2010

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful stay at this hotel. From the beginning onwards, the staff were exceedingly pleasant and helpful. We arrived at 9am asking to store our luggage (as check-in is 2pm) to find our room was already ready for us. The hotel, rooms and bathroom were very clean and the breakfast was good, if a little...

1Thank brit1230

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The President Hotel is a classic style hotel, with modern technology and every comfort. It’s an ancient palace of 1869 restored and turned into a hotel in 1986, located near Piazza della Libertà on so-called avenues of Florence, absolutely close to the historic city center and the congress site of Fortezza da Basso, Palazzo dei Congressi and Palazzo degli Affari. The cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is just at 15 minute walk away and the central train station Santa Maria Novella is only 3 kms far or 10 minutes by car. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel President

Address: Via della Piazzuola 36bis, 50133, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel President 4*
Number of rooms: 56
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#122 Luxury Hotel in Florence
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“Ask for a room with a view over Florence as it's up on the hill and you can see the Duomo from here.”
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