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Residenza Castiglioni

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Via del Giglio 8, 50123, Florence Italy
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#90 of 788 B&Bs / Inns in Florence
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Residenza Castiglioni is located in a beautiful and historic buildings halfway from piazza Duomo and the Santa Maria Novella train station.Easily accessible by walk also with heavy luggage, Residenza Castiglioni offers to you luxury from the past and the comforts of the modern life together.Few rooms, each one different from the others, bright and pleasant, a particular attention to details, a dream that becomes reality!
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Paid private parking nearby
Secured parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
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Historic Hotel
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, Italian

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Bhavika F wrote a review Aug 2020
2 contributions4 helpful votes
I would give it zero star if I could. We booked through agoda, where we were provided a picture of the room that we would be getting which was a double. Upon arrival, room looked completely different- turns out the room that we booked, was given to another person. When we brought this up we were told: -You booked a double, this is a double so what is the problem? - for one that is NOT the room we booked. Two it’s not even the same colour! Paints peeling away, so dated, room smelt of I don’t know what..... -If you have a problem then leave- it was 11pm when we checked in. Man at the reception did not even apologise or try to make amends. HE GOT AGGRESSIVE!!! started to throw his hands up and shouting. Thankfully contacted Agoda who told us to send a picture of the room we were given. They agreed it was not the room we booked and refunded us the money and helped us book elsewhere as this man was completely a waste of space. Again this happened at 11pm in a foreign country being told to leave because the business could not deliver what they had promised. When we called reception to say we want to check out- replied with “great”. No remorse or apologetic. This guy doesn’t care about customs in Florence I am sure there are a lot of tourists. Do yourself a favour and book else where. Pay a little more for better. You deserve that. Do not waste your time.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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spogna wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom13 contributions1 helpful vote
Lovely residence, fabulous location. While Florence is fairly small, this is quite central to all the main spots and to rail station. Staff very helpful and friendly. Room, while not the most modern(I actually prefer this style when staying in historic places), was well kept, spotlessly clean and had everything required for a very comfortable stay. Breakfast(continental) was more than adequate, with a nice selection and coffee(as always in Italy) was tasty and fueled my mornings of walking miles round this beautiful city. If(when) I return, would certainly stay here again. Book without hesitation.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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jennifer s wrote a review Nov 2019
10 contributions3 helpful votes
I have stayed at this B&B twice....neither time was I disappointed. I stayed in two different rooms and both were beautiful! Whoever designed these rooms knew what they were doing (they are beautiful)! The location is a 10+ and so is the breakfast. This B&B puts out only top quality food that is to be enjoyed by all, and the cappuccino and espressos are perfect too! The staff is very friendly as well. We will continue to stay here when we visit Florence again.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Martin K wrote a review Nov 2019
Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic232 contributions115 helpful votes
We stayed in the suite for 2 nights. The hotel has very strategic location. All places you want to see in Florence are walking distance, not more than 5min to the train central station and tram T2 to the airport. The room was well equipped, clean and spacious and staff was friendly. But the minuses are following….. insufficient water pressure so you cannot have really hot shower. May be in summer nobody needs it, but when we come, the room temperature was little bit over 20C. There was no real comfortable blanket…. The solo topic is breakfast. They serve breakfast in the reception in 2nd floor. Really tiny place. Very low comfort to have a breakfast there. At the bar there is a place only for one person. If all tables are busy, somebody can’t move and go for food without asking another person to give him space… really unpleasant. The choice of food was as well limited, no hot dishes like eggs or sausages, ham etc. We have chosen this hotel as well because of the references “nice breakfast”.. I have to say, it’s not reality. I like the room, but I don’t see value for money.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Adventure789781 wrote a review Nov 2019
11 contributions4 helpful votes
Perfect location for all the main sights in Florence. We stayed 4 nights - the room was large (massive bed, sofa, desk, furniture & mini bar ) comfortable and sleep was OK given central location. Staff were friendly, breakfast was very good with plenty of choice. The local restaurants and bars were all pretty good, the people friendly. Mini supermarket 100 yards away. 10 mins stroll to/from the railway station with direct access to Pisa (1 hour on the fast train).
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Date of stay: November 2019
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US$73 - US$238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ItalyTuscanyProvince of FlorenceFlorenceFlorence Historic Centre / San Lorenzo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about Residenza Castiglioni
Which popular attractions are close to Residenza Castiglioni?
Nearby attractions include Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore (0.4 km), Mercato Centrale (0.3 km), and Florence in few hours (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Residenza Castiglioni?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at Residenza Castiglioni?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Residenza Castiglioni?
Yes, paid private parking nearby and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Residenza Castiglioni?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bambi Trippa e Lampredotto, Ristorante Brandolino, and Le Cappelle Medicee.
Is Residenza Castiglioni located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Florence.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Residenza Castiglioni?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Residenza Castiglioni?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore (0.4 km), Basilica of Santa Croce (1.0 km), and Florence American Cemetery (7.9 km).