Hotel Albion

Via il Prato, 22rFlorence50123Italy
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About Hotel Albion

Housed within an 1845 neo-gothic building, Hotel Albion features unique, individually decorated rooms named after world-famous female icons. The charming, family-run hotel is located within 300 metres of the Arno River.

Colourful rooms feature satellite TVs, electronic safes, minibars and electric kettles. Each room also has an individually-controlled air conditioner and heater.

To unwind, guests can flip through the art and history books from the library located in the communal lounge area. Travellers can also take advantage of the complimentary bikes and explore the city.

A breakfast buffet is served daily, with a largely continental selection. There is also an inviting bar on site, featuring a wide variety of drinks. For dining, guests can savour Indian specialities at Firenze Zafferano, located across the street.

Hotel Albion is a seven-minute walk from the Santa Maria Novella Basilica, the oldest basilica in Florence, well-known for featuring works of da Vinci and Michelangelo. The central train station also conveniently located within a seven-minute walk.

Contact

Via il Prato, 22r, Florence, 50123, Italy
Telephone: +390(55)214171 | Fax: +390(55)283391 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking lot
  • PC with internet
  • Porter service
  • Room service

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Friendly, family-run atmosphere

Guests praise the hotel owners and their staff for their pleasant and warm experience at the property. According to reviews, the hotel staff are always enthusiastic about providing excellent service and genuinely care about their guests' wellbeing. Travellers appreciate how knowledgeable the staff are, thanking them for their many on-point suggestions and insight into the city.

Convenient location

Travellers like this hotel because it's very close to the central train station, making getting around easy. Visitors also consider this hotel a well-placed base for sightseeing, noting that many points of interest, including the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio bridge, are just a short walk away.

Tasty breakfast

Guests enjoy the complimentary continental breakfast at the hotel and absolutely love the aromatic coffee. Travellers find the light selection a pleasant way to start the morning.

Negative Reviews

Noise complaints

According to reviews, noise can be an issue in this hotel due to poor soundproofing, especially for rooms facing the street. In addition to traffic, guests also mention hearing music from a nearby bar and their own neighbour's TV.

No lift

Guests warn that the property does not have an elevator and warn that one should be prepared to lug their own suitcases up the stairs. According to reviews, the hotel only has three floors, making the climb manageable but inconvenient.

Minor updates

Despite the charming, old-fashioned ambience, guests believe the rooms could use an update. Many visitors think the hotel is starting to show its age and that facilities/amenities could be maintained to a higher standard.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 303 reviews across the web
8.7 /10
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    8.6 /10
8.7 out of 10 based on 303 reviews