Residence La Contessina - Florence

Via Faenza 71, Florence, Italy, 50123  show map
 3 stars
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Residence La Contessina - Florence

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

EUR 30 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/ Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The comfortable Residence La Contessina offers tasteful guest rooms close to Forte di Belvedere o di San Giorgio Firenze, Stibbert Museum and Piazzale Michelangelo. Featuring Renaissance architecture, the hotel is welcoming guests since 2000.

Residence La Contessina lies in the heart of Florence. Guests will find Florence city center within a 10-minute walk from the property.

Peretola airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Residence La Contessina.

Rooms

Residence La Contessina offers 20 rooms fitted with a kitchenette, free Wi-Fi, individual climate control, IDD telephone and LCD flat-screen TV for a comfortable stay in Florence. The guestrooms feature en suite bathrooms with a bidet, a bathtub and toiletries along with a cooker, a microwave and kitchenware as well as Florentine furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the dining room every morning. The restaurant serves local dishes. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, Osteria All'Antico Mercato and Cono Gelato are about 50 meters from the property.

Services

Limousines are available for rent on site.

Relax

On-site children facilities feature high chairs, cribs and a special menu.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at EUR 30 per day.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   20.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Florist/Flower shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Welcome drink
  • Doctor on call
  • Package/Parcel services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/ Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Library
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Sofa bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooker

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Via Faenza 71, Florence, Italy, 50123

Get directions
City Center
  • Florence
    500 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    200 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Gli Antichi Cancelli (cuisine: Italian)
    10 m
  • Cono Gelato (cuisine: Italian)
    30 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    20

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Rooms and availability

Residence La Contessina photos Room Economy Apartment
Economy Apartment
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Two level apartment. The bedroom is at the first floor and at the ground floor there is a bathroom and a kitchen with living-room.

Residence La Contessina photos Room Standard Apartment
Standard Apartment
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
Size: 45 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Spacious Apartment with a bedroom, living room with kitchen and a bathroom with all modern amenities.

Room facilities
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    Sleep under large arches, surrounded by original paintings for a fully-relaxing stay with a Renaissance flavor, thanks to the architecture and modern colors of the paintings.

    Residence La Contessina photos Room Double Room
    Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 17 m²
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

    Room facilities
      Residence La Contessina photos Room Family Apartment
      Family Apartment
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      Spacious, ideal for families with children, comfortable for seniors and practical for those with small pets. Triple bedroom and sofa bed, iron and ironing board.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Residence La Contessina - Florence Florence location
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      Hotel Address:

      Via Faenza 71, Florence, Italy, 50123

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Florence
        500 m
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
        200 m
      • Bus stop
        100 m
      Restaurants
      • Gli Antichi Cancelli (cuisine: Italian)
        10 m
      • Cono Gelato (cuisine: Italian)
        30 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2009
      • Number of floors:
        4
      • Number of rooms:
        20

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      Best Family Hotels in Italy

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      Residence La Contessina Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • San Lorenzo Basilica - 400 m
      • Duomo - S.Maria del Fiore - - 500 m
      • Santa Maria Novella - 500 m
      • Basilica of San Lorenzo - 500 m

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 400 m

      Places of interest

      • Fortezza da Basso - 300 m
      • Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella - 400 m
      • Baptisterio - 500 m
      • Catedral de Santa María del Fiore - 600 m

      Train stations

      Convention centers

      • Via Faenza - 100 m
      • Palazzo dei Congressi - 300 m
      • Fortezza da Basso - 300 m

      Amusement

      • River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival - 500 m

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Medici Riccardi Palace - 400 m
      • Santa Maria Maggiore - 500 m
      • Rucellai Palace - 500 m
      • Belltower by Giotto - 600 m

      Historical sites

      • Palazzo Vecchio - 100 m
      • Pallazzo Pitti - 300 m
      • Il Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore) - 600 m

      Local attractions

      • Museo Bardini - 1.5 km
        Piazza de'Mozzi 1, Florence
      • Stibbert Museum - 1.6 km
        via F. Stibbert, 26, Florence
      • Giardino Torrigiani - 1.7 km
        Via de' Serragli, 146, Florence
      • Forte di Belvedere o di San Giorgio Firenze - 1.6 km
        Via del Forte di san Giorgio, Florence
      • Museo Stibbert - 1.7 km
        Via Stibbert, 26, Florence

      Near the hotel

      • Cenacolo di Fuligno Museum - 40 m
        Via Faenza 42, Firenze, Florence
      • Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - 710 m
        via della Canonica, 1, Florence
      • Villa Medicea di Cerreto Guidi - 400 m
        Via dei Ponti Medicei, 7, Florence
      • Museo di Santa Maria Novella - 430 m
        Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Florence
      • Medici Chapels - 320 m
        Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini, 6, Florence
      • Church of Santa Maria Novella - 420 m
        Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Florence
      • Basilica di San Lorenzo - 430 m
        Piazza San Lorenzo, 9, Florence

      Restaurants nearby

      • Gli Antichi Cancelli - 10 m

        Address: Via Faenza 73r
        Phone: 0039 055 218927

        68% likes this, based on 22 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian

      • Osteria I Brincello - 140 m

        Address: Via Nazionale 110 r
        Phone: 39(0)55282645

        83% likes this, based on 754 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian

      • Lob's Fish - 60 m

        Address: Via Faenza, 75/77
        Phone: (+39) 55 21 2478

        64% likes this, based on 174 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian, Caribbean
        Price Range: GBP 28 - GBP 54

      • Cono Gelato - 30 m

        Address: Via Faenza, 52r
        Phone: 055294136

        88% likes this, based on 34 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: GBP 3 - GBP 8

      • Ete Bistro - 40 m

        Address: Via Faenza 55r
        Phone: +(39)055 215364

        70% likes this, based on 42 reviews
        Cuisine: Organic

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2009
      • Number of floors:
        4
      • Number of rooms:
        20

      Hotel Awards

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      Residence La Contessina Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Residence La Contessina

      Average guest rating

      8.4out of 10
      Superb
      Based on 151 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Rooms
      8.8
      Service
      8.0
      Value
      8.0
      Location
      10.0

      Guest reviews

      • Family with children
        7.4

        location excellent, nice breakfast with good italian feel, overall a pleasant stay.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Excellent location, close to station and other amenities. Attractive ambience. Very friendly and helpful staff.

      • Group of friends
        9.2

        great location to train, and buses, easy walk to city center and sites of city, yet tucked away on side street which made it quieter. The staff are friendly and very helpful, made us feel like part of the family.

        Thin walls so heard your neighbors easily. No fruit served at breakfast, only juices. But, the mercado is an easy walk to buy fruit etc.

      • Family with children
        9.2

        This hotel has nice rooms, get the loft one for family, will sleep 4, in a good location in Florence. It is set back from the street which makes it quiet most of the time although walls are thin and outside courtyard noise can be distracting. A very good breakfast and helpful staff. We had a very pleasant stay here.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        It's such a nice hotel, very well-located and quiet. The staff are very kind and the apartments very practical and charmful. We really recommend it, especially to families with children. Breakfast is fine.

      • Single
        8.2

        Short walks to interest points, quite location though close to railway station.

      • Family with children
        9.2

        Great location. Nice staff, Clean and comfortable although basic.

        Nothing - better than expectations.

      • Couple
        7.4

        Excellent location.

        Poor noise isolation; actual address doesn't match with street number; don't expect too much for breakfast

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        The descriptions other people have written about this hotel prepared us well for our stay: It is a bit quirky, but not in an unpleasant way. You look at individual items of the decor and are set to wondering "How did that get here?" Our apartment had an amazing vaulted ceiling. The staff was helpful -- for example, storing our luggage at the hotel and then coming back later to pick it up and get a taxi to the airport was smooth and painless.

        I went a little crazy because something (probably the storm) knocked out the wireless Internet and there was no connectivity the whole weekend. The price/value relationship of this hotel is ok, but not particularly great.

      • Group of friends
        9.6

        location was fabulous close to station and easy walking distance to il duomo, ponte vecchio and markets. set back off the street behind a quiet courtyard. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        Professionally run, spotlessly clean, and great value considering the wonderful location only a few minutes walk from both the station and the Cathedral.

        The design of the building with the vaulted ceilings, wooden staircases and lack of insulation between rooms, can make them quite noisy when other guests are talking or climbing the stairs in the adjoining rooms.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        The Hotel was very close to the Florence markets and easy walking distance to all other attractions.

        No kettle or tea making facilities in the rooms

      • Family with children
        10.0

        Beautiful hotel central to Florence, only 2 minute walk to centre. Very clean and tiday, we stayed in an excellent family room that slept 5 of us comfortably. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. Will definitely return sometime in the future.

      • Family with children
        5.0

        Nothing in particular. It was just ok and the only hotel I found when I was looking for one.

        The room was not really clean when we got there.

      • Couple
        9.6

        Excellent apartment with good breakfast and so close to train station. Walking distance to main atractions.

        That we had been over booked and had to stay one night at another hotel. (very nice Hotel though as well) And two at La Contessina. All in all a good experience.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Residence La Contessina - Florence Florence location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Via Faenza 71, Florence, Italy, 50123

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Florence
        500 m
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
        200 m
      • Bus stop
        100 m
      Restaurants
      • Gli Antichi Cancelli (cuisine: Italian)
        10 m
      • Cono Gelato (cuisine: Italian)
        30 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2009
      • Number of floors:
        4
      • Number of rooms:
        20

      Hotel Awards

      ItalianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFlorenceResidence La Contessina

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Family Hotels in Italy

      Use Badge