Hotel River - Florence

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Lungarno Della Zecca Vecchia, 18, Florence, Italy, 50122  show map
 4 stars
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Hotel River - Florence

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

EUR 25 per day

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

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Breakfast room

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Restaurants nearby - Wifi was free but awful - Efficient air conditioner - Gorgeous views
  • Nice location on the river - Close to st. croce - Fabulous service - Great price
  • Great sized rooms - Nice bathroom - Secure parking for 25 euros - Highly recommend
  • Little far from the center - Room with a view - Beds were very hard - Roof terrace was a delight
  • Perfect hotel - Short walk to the action - Staff was very friendly - Good breakfast

Overview

River is a 4-star hotel providing a non-smoking accommodation near to Convent of Santa Apollonia, Pitti Palace and Alessandro Cammilli Private Tours. The contemporary hotel was built in 1850 and refurbished in 2011.

Featuring stunning location, the hotel puts guests in the heart of Florence. Hotel River lies within a 10-minute walk from the center of Florence.

This hotel is placed in Santa Croce district, known for a gallery, a basilica and a cathedral.

Hotel River can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Peretola airport.

Rooms

Hotel River offers 38 rooms on 4 floors that come with a sofa, a personal safe, complimentary Wi-Fi, a writing table and a wardrobe as well as mosaic bathrooms with free toiletries, a hairdryer and a bathtub. Many rooms feature a beautiful view of the Arno River . Modern décor combines with elegant wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

A varied buffet breakfast is served from 20:00 to 08:00. Cold drinks are offered in the garden bar. Serving both food and drinks, GATTABUIA and Le Lance are situated around 250 meters from the property.

Services

Guests will benefit from a lift, allergy-free rooms and a luggage storage along with porter service, concierge service and 24-hour front desk.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 25 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   38.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Gay friendly
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa center
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • River view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Toaster

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

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

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Lungarno Della Zecca Vecchia, 18, Florence, Italy, 50122

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City Center
  • Florence
    900 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Campo di Marte Station
    1.4 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Zenigata (cuisine: Contemporary)
    70 m
  • Le Lance
    260 m
Parks
  • Giardino degli Iris
    420 m
  • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose
    480 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    38

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
Size: 23 m²
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    Classic Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    Size: 18 m²
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      Junior Suite
      Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or 2 Single beds
      Size: 25 m²
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          Superior Triple Room
          Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
          Size: 21 m²
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            Executive Double Room
            Bed type: Double bed
            Size: 23 m²
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              How to reach hotel

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              Hotel Address:

              Lungarno Della Zecca Vecchia, 18, Florence, Italy, 50122

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Florence
                900 m
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Campo di Marte Station
                1.4 km
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Zenigata (cuisine: Contemporary)
                70 m
              • Le Lance
                260 m
              Parks
              • Giardino degli Iris
                420 m
              • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose
                480 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of floors:
                4
              • Number of rooms:
                38

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • Santa Croce - 500 m
              • 500 Touring Club - 800 m

              Places of interest

              • I Mosaici di Lastrucci - 300 m
              • Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore - 400 m
              • Sant'Ambrogio Market - 400 m
              • Piazzale Miquelangelo - 400 m
              • CHIESA SANTA CROCE - 500 m
              • Basílica de San Miniato a Monte - 600 m
              • Dante's House - 900 m
              • Palazzo Vecchio - 900 m
              • Catedral de Santa María del Fiore - 1.1 km
              • Campanille di Giotto - 1.1 km

              Shopping areas

              • Casa Buonarroti - 400 m
              • The Market of San Lorenzo - 400 m
              • Bargello Museum - 800 m
              • Uffizi Gallery - 900 m

              Monuments and Landmarks

              • Piazzale Michelangelo - 400 m
              • Basilica of Santa Croce - 500 m
              • Centro Storico - 600 m
              • Piazza della Signoria - 900 m
              • Piazza del Duomo - 1.1 km

              Historical sites

              • Il Ponte Vecchio - 1.1 km
              • Il Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore) - 1.1 km

              Museums

              • Casa Buonarroti - 400 m
              • Bargello - 800 m
              • Uffizi - 900 m
              • Die Geburt der Venus Uffizien - 900 m
              • National Museum of the Bargello - 900 m
              • Dante's House - 900 m

              Local attractions

              • Pitti Palace - 1.5 km
                Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Florence
              • Giardino dei Semplici - 1.5 km
                Via Micheli 12, Florence
              • Via Cavour Firenze - 1.5 km
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              • Medici Chapels - 1.5 km
                Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini, 6, Florence
              • Galleria Palatina in Palazzo Pitti - 1.5 km
                Amici di Palazzo Pitti, Florence

              Near the hotel

              • Basilica di San Miniato al Monte - 430 m
                Via del Monte alle Croci / Viale Galileo Galilei, Florence
              • Basilica di Santa Croce - 510 m
                Piazza Santa Croce 16, Florence
              • Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze - 410 m
                Piazza dei Cavalleggeri, 1a,, Florence
              • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose - 480 m
                Viale Giuseppe Poggi, 2, Florence
              • I Mosaici Di Lastrucci - 330 m
                Via dei Macci, 9, Florence
              • Uffizi Gallery - 870 m
                Piazzale degli Uffizi 6, Florence
              • Giardino degli Iris - 420 m
                Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence

              Restaurants nearby

              • Zenigata - 70 m

                Address: Piazza Piave, 2
                Phone: 055 2590228

                Cuisine: Contemporary

              • Torre 69 - 190 m

                Address: Via Lungarno Cellini 69r
                Phone: 055-6580433

                65% likes this, based on 75 reviews

              • Caffe la Torre - 210 m

                Address: Lungarno Cellini 65r
                Phone: 055-680 643

                62% likes this, based on 37 reviews

              • Le Lance - 260 m

                Address: via giuseppe mantellini 2/B
                Phone: (+39) 055 59.95.95

                54% likes this, based on 517 reviews

              • Il Torrino - 200 m

                Address: Lungarno Cellini, 43r

                96% likes this, based on 38 reviews

              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of floors:
                4
              • Number of rooms:
                38

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              Hotel River Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel River

              Average guest rating

              8.0out of 10
              Fabulous
              Based on 64 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Location
              8.0
              Value
              7.0
              Rooms
              8.0
              Service
              8.0
              Dining
              8.0

              Guest reviews

              • Group of friends
                8.2

                Location, brakfast, gaand patio.

                The rooms are a little dark

              • Single
                7.4

                Convenient location

                No sign outside saying "Best Western"; either it is "Best Western" or "River" not both "american" style soft white bread for breakfast. Coffee made in batches and kept warm, machines making single cups from beans are better

              • Older travelers
                4.6

                Requested river view room on high floor during booking at Booked.net. However, after my credit card was charged (by the hotel directly) the hotel staff said on our arrival that our request could not be fulfilled. The hotel staff were dishonest - they should have rejected or responded to our booking instead of charging my credit card account !!! We finally got a room on upper ground floor (so called 2/f) - the hotel staff said it was the highest floor we could get. Hotel staff are in general rude to Asians.

              • Single
                7.0

                Good friendly staff, clean pleasantly decorated room.

                Internet did not work, a major nuisance. Lift did not work not so bad - I need exercise. Coffee lousy and it is supposed to be Italy. I knew there would be no view from the room but must have misread the information because I thought that the bar had a terrace where one could sit out. This was not the case.

              • Family with children
                7.4

                Convenient and nice location

                Our second room was a bit pokey and old fashioned

              • Group of friends
                5.8

                Location was great, right on the river and close to all major attractions

                Staff were rude and unhelpful Wifi was very poor Breakfast was average

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Hotel River - Florence Florence location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              Lungarno Della Zecca Vecchia, 18, Florence, Italy, 50122

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Florence
                900 m
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Campo di Marte Station
                1.4 km
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Zenigata (cuisine: Contemporary)
                70 m
              • Le Lance
                260 m
              Parks
              • Giardino degli Iris
                420 m
              • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose
                480 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of floors:
                4
              • Number of rooms:
                38

              Hotel Awards

              ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFlorenceHotel River

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

              Use Badge