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Denmark
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 13 June 2011

We stayed at Hotel Por Santa Maria for a single night during our honeymoon in Tuscany. Location is perfect - less than hundred meters from Palazzo Vecchio right in downtown Florence. The hotel consists of only 8 rooms, and ours was small, but clean and comfortable, and the staff was very friendly and helpful. When sleeping with the window open,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2011

The Hotel Por Santa Maria is a wonderful no-frills hotel: clean, comfortable beds, free internet, really nice and accommodating staff, etc. However, the location is what is really notable: you are steps from the Piazza della Signoria. The hotel is also an easy 15-minute walk from the train station. For the price and location especially, you really cannot beat this... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2010

We stayed here in October and were very warmly welcomed and all staff were extremely helpful during our stay, their use of English was very good. Our window looked out on a bustling street so could sit by the window and watch the world go by. There was a lift which was very welcome as it is on the fourth... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 July 2010

We stayed here for 2 nights in early July, 2010, for our honeymoon. We actually booked with Hotel Chiazza, but were informed when we got there they had a water problem with the room and made reservations for us here, at Hotel Por Santa Maria. Apparently it's owned by their son, and they called a taxi and all that jive... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 20 June 2010

We spent two nights at the Por Santa Maria...The staff (owners) a young couple were most friendly and helpful...The location is wonderful...right in the heart of Florence...Rooms are all air conditioned...No problems with noise for us...great views...I will be staying here again on my next trip to Florence.

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Jundiaí SP - Brazil
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Reviewed 16 November 2009

I’d like to thanks Mrs. Liliana and all the Hotel staff, they were always very sympathic and helpful. We took a room with a private toillet, it was always clean and cozy. The location is perfect: beside the Piazza della Signoria and near from Ponte Vecchio; we could walk around day and night. There´s no breakfast but there are many... More 

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Reviewed 8 October 2009

That about sums it up. If you hop out of the hotel, you will land in Piazza Della Signoria which in my opinion is the best part of Florence. The owner/manager is polite and helpful. Tip: The shops under the train station are a great option for shopping in Florence.

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Reviewed 1 September 2009

Really really a nice hotel in Florence.. close to all must visit place in Florence.. A lil bit confuse find Calimaruzza street but very close to all citi center.. Never met nice ladies like Ines and she really helpful.. Definitely will stay again in this hotel..

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Reviewed 13 October 2008

For only 35 euro a night, I had a great 4 nights at this property in Florence this August. It's right near the Piazza Signoria (actually can see it it you crane your neck out the window). Bathroom was across the hall, but the double rooms had their own. Nice sink in room. Super fresh linen every day. Portable airconditioner... More 

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Reviewed 29 September 2008

I stayed at the Por Santa Maria for one night only and had been looking for a central budget accomodation, basically I just wanted a clean and well-located place to sleep one night. The location is fabulous (just very few steps from Piazza della Signoria and Uffizi) and my room as well as the shared bathroom were very clean. Unfortunately,... More 

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Uffizi
Every visitor coming to Florence for the first time will immediately identify with Uffizi. As in past times, passing through Via dei Calzaiuoli, you can reach the city center, the Florence that everybody dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can experience the rare beauty of the capital of the Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the Loggia of the Uffizi where it is possible to fully taste the talent of the best artists who animated Florence over the centuries. When the sun goes down, there’s nothing better than a walk along the river Arno up to the ancient bridge, Ponte Vecchio. It is full of jewels and decorated by the colors captured in postcards.
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Address: Via Calimaruzza 3, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Uffizi
Price Range: $70 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Por Santa Maria 1*
Number of rooms: 8
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#10 Best Value Hotel in Florence
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“The shirt of the air conditioning drowns out the nose from the street so don't worry about your room facing the charming pedestrian lane.”
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