Renowned as the worlds cultural capital, Florence is bursting at the seams with Renaissance architecture, historical artworks and famous sights, but...... more
Renowned as the worlds cultural capital, Florence is bursting at the seams with Renaissance architecture, historical artworks and famous sights, but theres more to this place than the Statue of David, the Duomo and the Ponte Vecchio (though these are impressive too!) Look a little closer and youll see the streets are alive with a youthful energy and with it's relatively small size, Florence is an easy city to explore. Its a city for strollers, lazy walks and stumbling upon hidden holiday treasure.Modern and contemporary in design, the Hotel Ambasciatori is ideally located opposite the train station (so no struggling with bags down busy streets!) Just a few minutes walk from the Duomo, this elegant hotel is right in the middle of the historic centre and is the perfect base for shopping, as well as exploring all the stunning cultural sights this city has to offer.For more information on what's included in this offer, please see the details below.
The Rough Guide to Florence and the Best of Tuscany - Tim Jepson
Paperback. Pub Date: 2009 Pages: 412 Publisher: Rough Guides The Rough Guide to Florence & the Best of Tuscany is the essential companion to Discovering...... more
Paperback. Pub Date: 2009 Pages: 412 Publisher: Rough Guides The Rough Guide to Florence & the Best of Tuscany is the essential companion to Discovering the romantic Italian city and its eath-taking Surrounds The full-color introduction highlights the renaissance architecture that dominates the streets of Florence. as well as the dramatic and varied scenery of the best pockets of Tuscany. There are full accounts of all the major tourist sites. including Michelangelo's statue of David the charming Ponte Vecchio and Tuscany's world-renowned wine regions. as well as thorough explorations of those hidden gems. from small hillside villages and Florence's dynamic drinking scene. There are special features on Florence as the capital of Italy and Tuscan Food & Drink. not to mention countless recommendations for Michelen-starred restaurants. humble pizzerias. bars and cafs and hotels...
Advantages: It's in Florence. Disadvantages: Poor hotel, bad management, crap amenities, nothing worked. Mosquitoes.
...I want people to glean as much information as possible and then hopefully decide never to visit it.
The Hotel vicinity
The Romagna hotel is situated in a fantastic spot, slap-bang in the middle of Florence city centre. This really is the only positive thing to say about the place. It is embedded between a small café and a retail shop on the Via Panzani.
Anyone staying there has easy...
Advantages: clean, comfortable, good value, well located hotel Disadvantages: breakfast could be improved, no bath in some if not all rooms
...We recently stayed at the athenaeum during our visit to Florence in March 2007.
having booked a flight and hotel deal through expedia for £140pp for 2 nights, we were surprised at the bargain price for a 4 star rated hotel. on expedia.co.uk, it says that the hotel is well located, within walking distance of all the major attractions of florence.
On first entering the hotel, the first thing...
Advantages: Clean, comfy, good breakfast Disadvantages: May not be worth paying full price for
...I went to Italy to visit my boyfriend, who is on exchange there for a while. On our way to Siena (where we spent most of our time) we decided to spend a night in Florence to see some of the sights. We didn't really put all that much thought into accommodation, we just needed somewhere to stay for a night, and we ended up at the Hotel Alamanni.
The Hotel Alamanni is a three...