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Universo

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Grantham
Reviewed 19 February 2009

Just got back from a 5 night stay at Universo, had a nice experience. Hotel was in a really nice location, walking distance to everything. Breakfast was really nice and the room was nice and big. Only downside with the room was that we found it to be quite dark and our view wasnt especially nice. The staff were nice...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 18 January 2009

We stayed in Hotel Universo for 2 days in the beginning of the year. We discovered the hotel in the Internet, and as it seemed it was very modern and really well located (close to railway station and to historic center). As we had big expectations we were just dissapointed with some details, nothing serious, but without them our accomodation...

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Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 13 January 2009

If you're looking for a great hotel on a budget, this is the one. My husband and I stayed at the Universo for two nights in October while touring Italy. The room is definately "Ultra Modern". The decor is like something from the future, regardless it was very clean, new, fresh, and spacious. We did pay a little extra for...

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Belfast
Reviewed 12 November 2008

We had a great 4 night stay at Hotel Universo, 5 minute walk from Santa Maria Nouvella railway station and within easy walking distance to most attractions. The staff are very helpful with directions etc. The bedrooms were decorated with bold funky colours and we started off each day with a lovely continental style breakfast. Would definately stay again!!!!

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 30 October 2008

Really nice hotel, very stylish. Good price, helpful staff (all Eng.speaking), decent breakfast. 200 mtrs. from the Santa Maria di Novella station. 10 min. walk to the Duomo. We had a room towards the yard, very quiet. Will highly recommend this hotel to my friends.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2008

Universo was comfortable, convenient, and affordable. The decor is funky and whimsical with modern amenities, a decent breakfast, and helpful staff. The location was great - minutes from the Duomo or Santa Maria Novella Station, and quite quiet. I highly recommend this hotel and would stay there again.

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2008

We had a large and clean room and en suite in this excellently located hotel. The staff were really nice and very helpful, they also spoke good English. Everything that we wanted to see in Florence was within easy walking distance from the hotel and it was not a problem walking the short distance from the train station to the...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 1 August 2008

The hotel is very modern for the country and for this classification level (3 stars). The breakfast was the best we've got in Italy. No noise in the room despite of the civil engineering near the hotel. Perfect location (near the central station and all cultural attractions).

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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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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Universo

Address: Piazza di Santa Maria Novella 20, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: $136 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Universo 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Deluxe room (spacious/private bathroom) is great but I would request one overlooking the square in place of the terrace if it's an option.”
jennih448, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for rooms with balcony on the upper floors with piazza views.”
NYChichi, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“As beforehand for a quiet room when you book”
doreenf852, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“if you have use this hotel, avoid rooms on inside, Prefer rooms facing front.”
Vinaayak, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are being renovated - stay there if you can!”
joannasG541II, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
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