Hotel Balestri

Address: Piazza Mentana 7, Florence, Tuscany, 50122, Italy | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Historic District/City Center area of Florence, is near Piazza de Signoria, Museum of the History of Science (Museo di Storia della Scienza), Horne Museum, and Salvatore Ferragamo.
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          • Minbar in room
          • Non-smoking hotel
          • Wireless internet connection in room (free)
          • Wireless internet connection in public areas
          • Reduced mobility rooms
          • Air-Conditioning

          TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Balestri Florence

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

          Travel Blogs from Florence

          Unplanned Encounter

          A travel blog entry by sarahpathways on Mar 28, 2011

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          Today we planned to have an enjoyable time at the Accademia. The Accademia is a museum which holds Michelangelo's David. I wasn't too excited to see the famous statue, and my dad and grandparents wanted to listen to Rick Steves again. Once again. My mom and I set out on our own pace without the dreaded voice of Rick Steves. While slipping in and …

          Not so Cheesy Uffizi

          A travel blog entry by sarahpathways on Mar 27, 2011

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          Being not as tired as we were yesterday, my family and I set off to the Uffizi Museum. My dad and grandparents found audio tours enjoyable that day. I did not. My mom and I set off at our own pace through the museum while my dad and grandparents listened to the Rick Steve's audio tour. if I never hear the name Rick Steve again it'll be too soon. My …

          Arrival in The City of Lillies

          A travel blog entry by sarahpathways on Mar 26, 2011

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          What a tiring day! Finally, we have arrived at Florence after a LONG train ride. If not for the terrible smell of sewage, I would've completely loved Hotel Balestri. It had a lovely view of the Arno River. I was ready to pass out but my parents rushed off to lunch the moment we set our bags down. My parents kind of just dragged me along, but when …


          A travel blog entry by aimeesean on Jul 22, 2014

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          ... over 100 years old) During our tour we gazed upon the statue of David, walked along and drank from a water fountain on the sole surviving bridge from the war (lucky for the Florentines it was also their oldest and most beloved bridge that was saved. See photo attached) and had a look at the florentine basilica which was the inspiration behind a lot of the architecture to follow in Rome in the centuries to come. During the ...

          Renaissance art

          A travel blog entry by tandlwilkins on May 21, 2014

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          ... Florentines like to be buried. There are many famous tombs as well as more frescoes. On the way home we called at a gelateria which claims to be the best in the world and had some delicious ice cream. It is quite hot today and we all needed a rest before dinner in a trattoria that was so good we booked to go back tomorrow to have the local speciality - Florentine ...

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          Hotel Balestri
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