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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#190 of 419 hotels in Florence
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Welcome to Hotel Albion, your Florence “home away from home.” Hotel Albion aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Campanile di Giotto (0.6 mi) and Ponte Vecchio (0.7 mi), guests of Hotel Albion can easily experience some of Florence's most well known attractions.

The rooms offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

Hotel Albion features 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and room service. In addition, as a valued Hotel Albion guest, you can enjoy breakfast that is available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to paid private parking available on-site.

While in Florence be sure to experience local falafel favourites at FOODY FARM Firenze, Istanbul Doner Kebab, or Ruth's.

Plus, during your trip, don’t forget to check out some of the popular parks, such as Le Cascine, Villa Il Ventaglio, and Olmo.

Hotel Albion puts the best of Florence at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Sauna
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
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Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
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Air conditioning
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Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Quaint
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, French, Italian

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Grade: 100 out of 100
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Chris M wrote a review Oct 2019
7 contributions2 helpful votes
Massimo and daughter Sara have run this family owned hotel for years - stayed there 12 years ago and happy to have stayed again, There hospitality and service is second to none - quaint hotel with clean rooms and a very good breakfast. Location is excellent and walking distance to all major florence attractions. Sara organsied in advance tickets for us to visit the Accedemia gallery so we didnt have to queue - we were a family of 11 and all thoroughly enjoyed the wonderful service and helpfulness of Sara and Massimo - good old fashioned service that is very hard to find elsewhere these days - love the Hotel Albion - my hotel of choice anytime I am in Florence
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Foodie775 wrote a review Sep 2019
Vancouver, Canada28 contributions30 helpful votes
Although it is a little away from the centre of Florence, it is a great location if you want to pick up a rental car as it is just down the street. Hotel was very clean, Air conditioning worked well. Staff very friendly and helpful for restaurant recommendations and bookings. Good breakfast.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Room Tip: We had a corner room on the busy street, but it did not bother us. It was actually quiet later...
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Hannah wrote a review Jun 2019
San Francisco, California5 contributions3 helpful votes
We were traveling as a family and have been to Florence a few times. It was our first time staying at Hotel Albion, and we found it to be a really lovely and comfortable space. It is located within short walking distance of major landmarks so we never had to walk more than 15-20min to where we wanted to go. Staff were courteous and responsive, and a good breakfast was provided each morning. Rooms are cozy and well-air conditioned during the summer (very important as Florence can get incredibly hot). The walls are covered in artwork and there is a small library of books for guests to enjoy. Overall we thought it was very comfortable and a great value. My family had a wonderful stay and we definitely recommend Albion to anyone traveling through Florence.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Kate_the_Professor wrote a review Jun 2019
Cincinnati, Ohio19 contributions5 helpful votes
I have stayed at the Hotel Albion twice now, once in winter and once in summer. The hotel is a quirky, art-filled delight, with rooms named after famous female artists and visitors to Florence. The family that runs the hotel (and their staff!) go above and beyond to make your stay as comfortable and pleasant as possible. In an older building on the edge of historic Florence (but within easy walking distance), each room is unique, but offers a comfortable bed, bedside tables, wardrobe, hooks for hanging clothes, television, A/C and heat, mini refrigerator, and a desk with hot pot and assorted teas and coffees to enjoy after a day visiting Florence. One of the larger rooms I stayed in also included a sitting area. The breakfasts at the Albion are wonderful, with warm croissants and assorted bakery treats, protein options (like yogurt, ham and cheese, or boiled eggs), and coffees and teas to suit your mood. The dining room is a symphony of colorful artworks to tickle the imagination while you eat and plan your day's activities. If you are expecting brand-new, state-of-the-art facilities, this is not the place for you. But if you want to be transported back to an era of the family-run pensione, I highly recommend the Albion as a perfect spot. It is just a short walk from the Arno and the historic center of Florence, and it is also in a growing neighborhood with an international flair. I hope to stay again soon!
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Date of stay: May 2019
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ilovecorndogs wrote a review Oct 2018
Lausanne, Switzerland963 contributions444 helpful votes
This place has average rooms, average price, but what makes it really stand out, are the great friendly people running it You get such a warm feeling with them - they go out of their way to make sure you have a good time, even the late late shift manager Bed was comfortable enough, but they should probably do a mattress upgrade sometime Location is excellent
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Date of stay: September 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$84 - US$191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
albion hotel florence, albion florence
LOCATION
ItalyTuscanyProvince of FlorenceFlorenceFlorence Historic Centre / Santa Maria Novella
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Albion
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Albion?
Nearby attractions include Chiesa di San Salvatore in Ognissanti (0.3 km), Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella (0.4 km), and Trip per Tre (0.06 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Albion?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Albion?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Albion?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Albion?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Albion?
Conveniently located restaurants include Braceria Ristorante Santa Maria Novella, B. ICE - il gelato di Borgognissanti, and Osteria Pastella.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Albion?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Does Hotel Albion have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Albion offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Albion?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Albion?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Italian.