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Hotel Aldini - Florence

2 star Hotel Florence

Via Dei Calzaiuoli 13 - Florence

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Situated on the renowned Via Calzaiuoli within steps of the Cathedral in Florence's city centre, the 2-star hotel Aldini is housed in an historical building that was completely renovated in 2009.

The hotel's strategic location, near Florence's chief tourist attractions, allows you to easily get about this outstanding Tuscan city on foot.

Public spaces at the Aldini are air-conditioned; wireless Internet can be made available (surcharge). Furthermore, the hotel's multilingual staff is on hand to answer any of your questions: making your Florentine holiday an enjoyable, memorable occasion. 
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 8.4 Very Good
Based on 419 hotel reviews © 2014 Venere.com

We had a very enjoyable stay at the Hotel Aldini which is located with easy access...

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Breakfast at Hotel Aldini

A free continental breakfast is served each morning.

Hotel Facilities at Aldini

  • Lift/elevator
  • Pets accepted
  • Dogs allowed
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • City tour
  • Internet/Email services

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  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Check-in: after 11 AM.

Check-out: before 11 AM.

Policy

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: EUR 3 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: EUR 3 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 20.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.


Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
 

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

8.4

Clean

9.3

Location

7.6

Quiet

8.2

Spacious

8.2

Service

Aldini Hotel reviews

8.8 Excellent
  • October 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Canada

It is a stylish hotel with fantastic location right next to Duomo. Staff were friendly and helpful, especially Leila.Breakfast is nice.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • September 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

relationship between price and quality. excellent position

5.8 Ordinary
  • May 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Netherlands

The only good thing is the excellent location. Lack of maintenance and investment will definitely run this hotel into the ground. The furniture is hopelessly outdated (by 50 years!), the bed boards are broken, the mattresses and bed covers totally worn out.

8.7 Excellent
  • January 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Brazil

The best Aldini's quality is its location: few steps from the Duomo and from the most important places in Firenze so you can visit almost everything on foot. The staff is very nice specially the old couple from the front desk . But the breakfast was very poor. The wifi connection provided is very good.

7.4 Good
  • July 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • South Africa

Is a budget hotel and if you are on a tight budget is great. They give what the promise.staff are great. Is not a luxury hotel but does not purport to be one. Greatest coffee in any hotel ! So central and near to all places of interest!

10 Outstanding!
  • June 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Ireland

the staff were always welcoming. the rooms were perfectly clean. any requests we had were dealt with immediately. the staff were not at all intrusive. breakfast was lovely. I could not praise this hotel enough and its location was superb

7.8 Good
  • February 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • China

very good location in florence, so it will be a little bit noisy till the midnight. there were some problems with the wifi, and the staff cant fix it, although they are warm-hearted...

8.2 Very Good
  • December 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Spain

Central location at a very cheap price. Good relation price/quality. Unique exception for the roumors given by the closeness to the ring bells of Campanile.

8.3 Very Good
  • November 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

Hotel Aldini is in a great location right next to the Duomo. It's located on a bustling street with many shops and restaurants. It is definitely a 2 star hotel- just the basics, but it was very clean and the staff extremely helpful and nice. My only negative was the bed. Eduardo should replace the mattress!

9.1 Wonderful!
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • GB

Unbeatable location! 1 minute to Duomo. Handy for everything. Although the room we had seems to be one of the smallest, it was still spacious enough. The facility was pretty basic, but clean and comfortable.

9.2 Wonderful!
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

LOVED this hotel and the location!! Rooms were NOT fancy and not a lot of amenities but I didn't go to Florence to sit in my room. Hotel was clean and the staff was always helpful, especially the older male with gray hair, he spoke the best English and was easiest to communicate with. I will try to stay here again when I make it back to Florence!!

9.0 Wonderful!
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Canada

Location was fantastic right outside the duomo and walking to the Uffutzi and Acadamia. The building is funky and a bit hard to find but the taxi k ew where to go from the train stn. Wireless is hard to use from room need to sit in central area. Breakfast was good and staff was very friendly

9.5 Outstanding!
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

Hotel Aldini is perfectly placed right near the Duomo. The rooms were nice and at a very fair price.

8.8 Excellent
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

The signora spoke almost no English, but we communicated splendidly and she was most welcoming and friendly and could not have been more helpful. She took a real interest in where I had been and was a delight to chat to. The other staff were also fine. The position of the hotel is excellent and while it has very basic rooms and no public areas to speak of, for this price it is good value and a nice place to stay. This was my third visit here and I hope to come again. I would not stay anywhere else in Florence. But if you are Americans and want all mod cons - then I'm sure you could find plenty to complain about. But if you want to experience Italy and the Italians, rather than an anonymous International Hotel - this place takes some beating.

9.0 Wonderful!
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • GB

We had a very large, spacious room at Hotel Aldini which was clean but basic. The hotel is about 100m from the Duomo and therefore nice and central in Florence. The only downside of this is a slight noise from the streets at night, but this certainly wasnt too bad to disturb sleep. Staff were friendly, breakfast was very basic, but what you would expect from a reasonably priced continental hotel. Overall i would definitely recommend this hotel if you are looking for a basic, clean, central hotel in Florence.

6.4 Fair
  • July 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • USA

This hotel is in a great location. The hotel itself is a bit "musty" though. Staff was nice, but the room was not as "fresh" as I would've liked. Overall it was decent for the price, but I would explore other options next time.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • July 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

Great relationship price-quality; Excellent position in the citycenter. As I had to work, the only problem was that the wifi connection was only in a small living room, and not in the room. It is clean, quiet and near to the train station too.

9.0 Wonderful!
  • June 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • USA

Great Location. Great breakfast saves you $30 per day. Staff was always very helpful.

8.3 Very Good
  • April 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Taiwan

The lady in the reception couldn't speak English and she was quite rude when I sat in the public area to have my snack before my leaving , suddenly she told me "Go away, don't eat!". If eating is not aloud ,it should be a sign for warning.

10 Outstanding!
  • April 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

nice and friendly

8.8 Excellent
  • April 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • USA

This is a great location and nice hotel if on a budget. It was very noisy for us because we were there when school was out and the kids were out till midnight at the Duoma partying. It was not a problem for us because we went to bed late. It is probably less noisy at other times.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • April 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

The hotel is ideally situated for sightseeing in the historic city centre. The staff could not have been more helpful and our room was more than adequate for our needs.

8.8 Excellent
  • February 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Ireland

The Hotel is excellent. We only stayed there 2 nights, excellent location, right beside the Duomo, very clean room (except that it had cigarretes smell but it wasn't really bad), good breakfast. I'd definitely recommend it. Within walking distance of almost every attraction and Train Central Station.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • November 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • New Zealand

Overall an excellent experience. The room was nice and warm and sunny. The furniture was old but of good quality (if properly restored, would be just perfect). The bathroom was small but very clean and comfortable. The staff was friendly , there was always someone at reception and the place felt secure; we found that one of the bedside lamps was not working, reported the problem and the fault was promptly repaired. The wireless network access from the room was not good (but OK from the public spaces), perhaps this needs to be mentioned in the advert. The breakfast was adequate but apparently included only two drinks, e.g. a cup of coffee plus a glass of juice. As it appeared one could in fact request (and pay for) a second cup of coffee but there was some confusion about it initially.

6.8 Fair
  • October 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Singapore

The room and bathroom is clean but lack of lighting, the bed was nice but look very old, the aircon wasn't work (its so HOT in july), lack of service and incompetence to attend a problem, very rude (maybe its just the way they are) but fair enough to say that they were reasonable when we cancel our next stay.

8.6 Excellent
  • October 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Belgium

Very good hotel. Highly recommended

8.0 Very Good
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • USA

This hotel has a perfect location and was very easy to find walking from the train station. The amenities were fine for the small amount of time actually spent in the room.

8.1 Very Good
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • France

good situation. It is quiet

9.9 Outstanding!
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Georgia

Absolutely fantastic location!!! Sound of Duomo Bells in the morning might bother someone but we just loved it! Good service and hospitable staff. Very nice room. One of the best places to start exploring Firenze!

9.4 Outstanding!
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Norway

A super central hotel with nice view over the Duomo. But be aware of the numbering in the streets. I fyou go by GPS insert the adress closest to the Duomo as there are two numbering systems in the same street. The rooms are nice, and the bed comfortable. If you go by car there is a strange pickup service. They expect you to drive your car to the hotel and let it get picked up by an expensive garage. If you do this without a driver in the seat while you talk to the reception your car will get a ticket, or towed away (remember this is next to the duomo). Owerall the hotel is a bargain, and everything exept driving the car is convienient.

5.3 Ordinary
  • July 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

the room temperature is not comfortable.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • May 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

First time to Florence, What can you say ? Stunning City, Lovely Hotel. Excellent Food. Weather Good. Facilities at Hotel Good, Just a minor problem there, My partner didn't put her jewellery in the hotel safe, hence a bracelet and diamond earings disapeared. The Manager/Owner was very upset,Has this was the first time anything like this had happened. We didnt cause a scene, but it wasn't a nice situation for all parties concerned. Lesson to be learned "lock your valuables in the safe" However that situation apart, We will Definately return to the Hotel Aldini.

8.8 Excellent
  • April 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Spain

nice location, great and always available staff, clean rooms, breakfast is ok.. all in all an excellent budget option for your stay at firenze

9.7 Outstanding!
  • April 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

Great hotel at a most impressive location. Walk out the door, turn left and in a few steps you're at the Duomo and in the center of everything that's going on. Staff was very helpful in setting up a tour for us. That graciousness was most appreciated.

9.5 Outstanding!
  • March 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

Perfect location, though with the bells in the early morning. Spacious triple room. Adequate breakfast. Everybody kind. Soggiorno perfetto. Ottimo !

8.7 Excellent
  • January 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • China

very good location

6.5 Fair
  • December 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • China

The location is good. Just ok.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • USA

Location...Location...location!!! This little treasure is located just steps from the Duomo and just a few blocks from Accademia and the Uffizi. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The staff was very friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend Hotel Aldini

9.6 Outstanding!
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Brazil

Hotel Aldini surprized me completely. Our triple room was very spacious and clean. Very well kept. The bathroom is completly new. The staff was very kind during the whole stay. The location and surroundings are priceless. Everything makes Hotel Aldini a Champion of relationship between price and quality. I hope they keep everything like this for long time. I would like to go back there.

8.9 Excellent
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • USA

Awesome hotel, great service. Very clean, the location is perfect Will return any time 100% recommendable.

7.9 Good
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

If you want a reasonably priced room in the middle of Florence, this hotel is great. It is literally 1/2 block from the front corner of the Duomo and there is plenty of shopping and restaurants. It is also an easy walk to Piazza Vecchio (Uffizi), Ponte Vecchio, train station and all the other important attactions in Florence.

8.2 Very Good
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Ireland

This little hotel was wonderful value and its location is super to explore and enjoy all the sights of Florence, a beautiful city and compact to walk around. Will be glad to revisit this city in the future. Be sure to get to see David as it is a awe inspiring work of art. best to get into museums late in day when crowds have gone.

9.1 Wonderful!
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • USA

Great price and amazing location! Get the room with the window looking at the Duomo!

8.8 Excellent
  • July 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • United Kingdom

Excellent position, the best location to stay in Florence!!!!! Receptionist/?owner is not very happy man, but professional. Breakfast is poor, but sufficient. Rooms are spacious, quiet and clean. We had a bathroom in the room which was clean. Recommended!

8.0 Very Good
  • July 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

It's a two star hotel and I pretty much got what I paid for. Hotel Aldini is a bit difficult to find. It's on the 3rd floor (piano 3) of a building. On the first floor (piano 1) of the building is apartments. On the second floor (piano 2) of the building is another hotel (Hotel Constantini). The elevator (lift) rarely works and is incredibly small so when I first arrived at the hotel I was exhausted carrying my luggage all the way up the stairs. The young lady at the front desk of Hotel Aldini was kind enough to carrying one of my bags to my room. The staff was nice. You have to leave the hotel key with whoever is at the front desk whenever you want to leave the hotel. The breakfast was good. I just had cereal and orange juice whenver I at there. Some of my minor problems with the hotel is that the hotel is old and a bit shabby, I didn't have a good view from my window (I couldn't really even open the shutters), and the bidet was way too close to the entrance and exit of the shower. This hotel is good for anyone who just wants to have a secure place to keep there luggage while out site seeing and having a nice place to sleep at night.

8.9 Excellent
  • July 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

Great location!!! Right by the duomo. Easy walk to train, Uffizi, Pointe Vecchio, etc. Clean, very reasonably priced. Staff very helpful. Definitely would stay again.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Guatemala

My wife and I, stayed at hotel Aldini and it was wonderful for us. It isn't a big hotel, but we felt in it, very comfortable and pretty well attended by the employees. Besides it's location is so good, at a few steps from Duomo. We would like to stay at Aldini Hotel in our next visit to Florence.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • USA

An awesome room with tons of space and a wonderful location. Basic breakfast, nothing special. Only minor issue was the room was very bright at night, needs darkening curtains. Well worth the price!

9.9 Outstanding!
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Canada

Central location

9.2 Wonderful!
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • United Kingdom

Fantastic hotel - cheap, friendly, clean and centrally located. Would highly recommend to anyone.

8.7 Excellent
  • May 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

Surprise...."air conditioning isn't available until summer". Our room was hot but with the windows open we got nice cross ventilation. Unfortunately, there was too much street noise to leave the window open until well after midnight. And, oh yes, the bells of the Duomo are loud at 7 am. Other than those items, everything was fine. Don't forget that Europeans do not use wash cloths, so bring your own, also the pillows leave a bit to be desired.

8.0 Very Good
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Singapore

Good stay for the price. It is near the center. Very convenient.

9.2 Wonderful!
  • January 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Australia

For being right in the centre of Florence, this hotel is fantastic. Friendly staff, nice clean room, and quiet even though it was so close to the action. My only quibble is the breakfast - packaged croissants and packaged toast. And I would have killed for an espresso! But all in all, a great stay. Highly recommended.

4.8 Ordinary
  • December 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mexico

I request a doble room with two single beds, and gave me one king size bed. But we were two work partners.

8.0 Very Good
  • December 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • USA

This was our first visit to Florence and we loved it!!! The location of the hotel was amazing, as we were in the center of everything (right by the Doumo and Baptistry). We had a triple rm at the Aldini hotel for three nights. It was always kept clean and we loved having ironed linens! The breakfast was very simple but always fresh. And the owners were very nice and helpful, Elizabeth especially!

9.3 Wonderful!
  • December 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

A great little hotel: good staff, a fabulous location (but remember that this close to the Campanile you will be woken by bells in the morning) and a comfortable little room. For 30Euros, this was truly excellent value!

9.3 Wonderful!
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Russia

The hotel is a good balance of quality and price: it was quite clean but the furniture was a bit old and the blanket seemed to be not perfectly new. The breakfast was frugal, but location is the best possible place - right in the heart of Florence, near Duomo, the central cathedral. The hotel is a perfect choice for 1-3 nights stay.

9.0 Wonderful!
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Argentina

the rooms are perfect and the view was very nice in front of the duomo. perfecto.

8.5 Excellent
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • France

Although my room (nr.115) was a bit tiny (my colleague's room nr. 103 was more spacious with a mini-bar for same price) I had a wonderful stay at Aldini's (hosts' cheerful welcoming, nice breakfast, free booking of la galleria degli Uffizi and of the taxi, fantastic starting point for all visits in Firenze, very good price/quality ratio). I'll go back there for sure !

6.4 Fair
  • September 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

The hotel was very central. This probably accounts for the relatively high price. The breakfast was very disappointing. Bland cereal and rolls. Prepacked and tasteless. Not a very good start to the day

8.2 Very Good
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Spain

Very well located hotel: next to the duomo. Not expensive and comfortable beds, very well conditioning air and room isolation. Old furniture but useful. I found some hairs in the shower wall.

8.3 Very Good
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • USA

The room was very neat and clean; the shower needs to be updated. It was so close to the Duoma; great location;

7.3 Good
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • China

Excellent location with large spacious room, though rooms are a bit run-down and the bathroom is a bit primative. Bed covers are a bit old. But it is still pretty clean. For the price, it is very good value.

8.0 Very Good
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • USA

This hotel is fine. It's in a great location but there is not really any nice views out any of the windows. The location is convenient and feels very safe. The rooms are clean though the bathrooms are quite worn. The breakfast is barely acceptable but it was good enough. The breakfast room is small and if you get there and it's already full they ask you to come back in awhile. They asked me to wait in the adjoining lobby for a table and then the people left and the table was being cleaned and some new people walked in and took the table and the staff just shrugged their shoulders at me. Anyway, it was okay. I probably won't stay there again if I can plan ahead enough because I know better places in Florence. However, it was certainly adequate and I would stay here again if I needed to.

6.7 Fair
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • USA

a great location in the center of Florence, but the room was a bit dirty. not bad for only one night, but I don't think I would have liked to stay there much longer!

8.4 Very Good
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Spain

Hotel muy limpio, tranquilo y muy céntrico, el personal agradable. Altamente recomendable sino se buscan lujos.

5.9 Ordinary
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

Location, location. The Aldini is literally next to the Duomo. You can see the campanile from some rooms (I did). My room was spanking clean. So was the bathroom. The room was microscopic however and the mattress was tired. This is the kind of hotel that was a $10 a night pension in 1970 with air-conditioning and hair dryers added to make it a two-star hotel. The breakfast was inadequate. The bread was stale and featured pre-packaged cornetti. The staff was generally helpful. They allowed me to check in early and even rushed to clean the room when I showed up at 11AM. There is nothing special to commend the place but the location-which is unbeatable.

1.7
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • USA

My wife and I were booked here for 3 nights but were completely dissatified with the cleanliness of the room. The website also advertised that they had air conditioning. When questioned why AC was not working at night receptionist told us it only worked from 1-9pm!?! We left after 1 night!

6.4 Fair
  • March 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

room was quite clean. it took me over 1 hour to find the hotel! but it wasnt the hotel fault i guess. the hotel shares the same building with a different hotel. so there is no sign on the building. and with the strange street numbering in italy, it is so hard to find the place. be warned. the wifi only works in the common area not in your room. the breakfast could have been offered as an option. as i rather go out for breakfast. service was quite friendly though.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • March 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Spain

I recomended this hotel to everybody, with this price is the best place to stay at Florence, great room, great breakfast, great location, very,very nice place

7.3 Good
  • March 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

I lived in Florence for 5 years as a student in the 70's. I try to go back often and location is the most important aspect of any property for me. This hotel could not be more central or easy to find. The amount of time I spend in my room is minimal which was good since it was small. The reason the price was so low (45 euros-single) was because it was loud. The street noises woke me up almost every night. I like air in my room so the windows were open. It was cool enough to close them which didn't really help. My friend from London stayed down the hall also in a single and could hear the people in the next room talking quite clearly. I've had the same problem no matter where I've stayed in the center. If the outside noises don't wake me then the evelvators or other guests do. I would stay there again because I'm interested in saving money and the owners/employees were great. My room was spotless and very comfortable. Annie 3/24/08

8.2 Very Good
  • March 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • USA

The location was great, although that is also what the problem was noise-wise. It was practically next door to Il Duomo. Breakfast was pretty good, although it wasn't buffet style- still it was fresh.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • February 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • France

Location is excellent; the room was rather insipid (but one could hardly expect a palace for a price like this), but it was very clean and spacious enough; the price included a quite decent breakfast. Overall, excellent relation price/quality.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • February 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Very central - the Duomo is literally round a corner, so you do hear the bells clearly!! We had a room round the back, so no street noise at all. Room was moderate in size, but the shower room was well appointed and clean. The hotel itself was quiet except for the door locks which were heavy key locks and were impossible to open/close quietly. Breakfast was basic but fine and they did make us really hot coffee with hot milk when asked! Most of the city is within walking distance, but be sure to take the bus to Piazzale Michelangelo to see the city from above and take good photos, but beware of poor air quality/pollution at times. The free Wifi in public areas worked well. This was our first stay at the Aldini but we'd stay there again and we'd readily recommend it as a convenient budget hotel for Florence.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • February 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Australia

fantastic stay and amazing hotel, perfect location!! will definitely stay again and recommend to anyone

10 Outstanding!
  • December 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Russia

Very nice hotel, welcoming stuff and marvelous location!

8.1 Very Good
  • December 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

Not for marathon runners: breakfast is too late in the morning But is a small, nice hotel in a strategic position in the centre of Florence.

6.9 Fair
  • December 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Austria

The Hotel Aldini is places in the center of Florenze. Form some rooms you have a view to the cupola of the famous dome. In less than 1 Minute you have reached the dome! Since the hotel is placed in the center, sometimes it´s very loud in the evening. The breakfast is a typical italien breakfast (cofee, tee, jam, white bread and zwieback). The rooms are appropriate for short stays in Florence and it´s convenient for tourists, discover Florenze. Unforthunately the Service is bad: When we asked for fist-aid (on Sunday evening!) we were told to go to the next apothecary! No one helped us! On the last day, after checkin gout, we were told that the elevetor did not work (Service) and we had to carry our bags ourself. The hotel is situated in the third floor of the building! If you don´t need any service, if you are pleased with a appropriate but not comfortabel room and if you make apoint on having a room in the center of Florenze, then take a room in hotel Aldini.

7.2 Good
  • November 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • USA

Staff was excellent! Room was dusty and bathroom had a lot of mold on walls in shower(some covered by caulking). Location was excellent. Room and bathroom size were very good. If they fixed the mold, dusted and swept the floors I would stay there again.

8.9 Excellent
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Gay Couple
  • Australia

Aldini is very close to Duomo - we could look out our bedroom window and see the bell tower and a little part of the cathedral roof. The bell ringing was noticeable but not unpleasant. We enjoyed the overall stay although there was no hot water in our room on the final morning.

5.2 Ordinary
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • USA

The location was great, since almost everything is within an easy stroll. However, the room was dimly lighted, it didn't feel clean, or even a space my wife and I felt comfortable relaxing in. The bed linens seemed worn down and dirty and we did discover a cockroach crawling on our bed in the evening.

7.0 Good
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Ireland

This is a potentially superb little hotel in a great central location right beside the Duomo. Unfortunately, most of the staff were disinterested in the customer (to point of rudeness in some cases). While my room was reasonably spacious for a single room in budget hotel in this part of Europe, the wiring was very poor and arguably dangerous.

6.6 Fair
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

This was our fourth visit to Florence and this location can't be beat if you are in Florence to see the sights and not lounge around the hotel. It is almost across the street from the Duomo, on a main pedestrian route, Via Calzauoli. The room was small but clean, the AC worked but the internet didn't , the bed was comfortable but the decor was dated. We didn't have a chance to enjoy the included breakfast because we had to leave at 5am. The desk staff arranged a wake-up call and a cab for 5am for the airport. Hotel was ok but we preferred the hotel one floor down in the same building that we had stayed at on a previous stay.

8.0 Very Good
  • August 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Brazil

Não se assuste com o aspecto inicial; a entrada e o elevador não são nada bonitos. Mas o hotel é agradável, os quartos são grandes e limpos. O café da manhã também é bom. A localização, então, é ótima, você vê o Duomo da janela.

9.1 Wonderful!
  • August 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • France

l'hotel est très bien situé au coeur de la ville, très agréable pour visiter Florence.L'accueil est chaleureux et le petit déjeuner correct dans une petite salle à manger agréable.Le personnel est courtois. Les chambres sont spacieuses et climatisées, propres. Il faut penser à baisser la clim pour la nuit pour éviter son bruit !!! Les chambres sont bien insonorisées malgré la proximité du Duomo. La chambre 110 pour 4 est bien située ! La voiture est prise en charge à l'hotel pour un parking privé pour 24 euros/jour

7.3 Good
  • August 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Brazil

Is pretty difficult to find the hotel. Maps must be mor detailed.

8.3 Very Good
  • August 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • USA

I would not recommend driving to this hotel!

5.9 Ordinary
  • July 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

The location can not be beat. However, in a single room, if you do not mind rolling over to the floor in bed, or a miniscule breakfast, you are ok.

8.0 Very Good
  • June 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Ireland

I am a coeliac and had advised the hotel on the website, but they made no effort to provide anything for breakfast for me in terms of bread, which is readily available if you look. Luckily enough they had some food I could eat by chance, but not because they made an effort. My room was just not cleaned one day. Air conditioning is also very loud. You also had to leave your key in when leaving, rather than keep it, which meant you need to use a safety deposit box quite a lot. Location is excellent with lots of good eats around... you won't be disappointed... Overall I think this accomodation is a good choice.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Gay Couple
  • USA

a great location for the price everything within a short walk, quiet,a/c, clean city out front. the best location value and room in our entire tour of six cities. with horse drawn carraiges going by, beautiful buildings and fabulous shops on 'our' street, and of course the dome and baptistry right next door.dennis

6.6 Fair
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Chile

Absence of air conditioning. The hotel is located in the third floor of an old building and usually the elevator is out of order. Excellent location just at the corner of the Duomo and in one of the main streets of Firenze. Modest decoration; seems more a B&B rather than a hotel.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

The Hotel Aldini was centrally located. We had a large room that faced the main street, the rooms are not "sound proofed" but we discovered ear plugs are helpful. They also had access to the internet by purchasing a user card (E5 per hour) which was great. The breakfast was good, they had a delicious cereal with milk and yogurt along with the usual rolls. All of the staff was friendly and helpful. I would stay there again and recommend it to anyone.

6.8 Fair
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • United Kingdom

The hotel was at a great location. Although the rooms were noisy this was due to the busy nature of the location and so this was to be expected. The breakfasts in the hotel were not value for money and it woudl be better if this had not been offered.

8.6 Excellent
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

We were pleasantly surprised by the room size and layout (we were expecting a tiny room and bath, and had a medium sized room and bath). The excellent location is worth booking here. Aldini is literally about 10 minutes from anywhere in downtown Florence.

7.7 Good
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Japan

The place and hotel staff are excellent.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • April 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Sweden

Very nice wiev from breakfast-room.

8.9 Excellent
  • April 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • France

reception were friendly despite my very late arrival (the location close to the train station is useful, if you don't get lost like i did!). staff are very nice, both at front desk and at the breakfast room. breakfast was ok, but nothing special. location is great, a stone's throw from the square with the cathedral, but this means that you'll hear the bell in the morning ! but it's convenient for sight seeing, as there's a strip from the galleria dell'academica to the palace where most the sights are to be found. rooms are not luxurious, but they're quite adequate and very clean. overall i'm pleased with it and would recommend it to someone who's coming to florence to do some sightseeing and is looking for a room in a convenient location and will spend most the time around town.

8.2 Very Good
  • March 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • USA

perfect location

8.7 Excellent
  • March 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • USA

This place was so close to the Duomo it might has well been inside of it! Granted, this place was a bit noisy at night, but nothing highly disruptive. The rooms were very clean and nice, the staff was very helpful, and the prices/photos were the same as stated on the website. I wasn't thrilled with breakfast only because the pastries were not fresh but packaged, but if that's the worst thing to happen, so be it. I would definitely stay here again!

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Room Details

Book your pet-friendly accommodation at Aldini, offering 14 guest rooms with climate control. Televisions in each room offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Corporate travelers visiting the Duomo area will benefit from wireless high-speed Internet access (charges apply) as well as direct-dial phones.

Refrigerators and hair dryers are supplied in each room to facilitate basic travel needs. Rooms also include soundproofing and air conditioning.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Mini fridge
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Wireless Internet access

How to reach Aldini Hotel

By car
From Firenze-Sud, Firenze-Certosa and Firenze-Nord motorway exits, follow the signs to Santa Maria Novella railway station or to the Duomo. Once at the train station, reach Piazza dell'Unità Italiana Square, Via del Melarancio Street, Via del Giglio Street, Via de' Panzani Street, Via Vecchietti Street, Via de' Pecori Street and then Via dei Calzaiuoli Street, where the hotel is located.

By train
From Santa Maria Novella railway station take Via de' Panzani, then Via Cerretani and once in Piazza San Giovanni Square (Duomo), turn right onto Via dei Calzaiuoli Street, where the hotel is located.

By airplane
From Peretola Florence Airport take the bus or the shuttle to Firenze Santa Maria Novella railway station and follow the aforementioned indications.

Distances from Hotel Aldini

Giotto's Campanile - 0 km / 0 mi
Duomo Museum - 0.1 km / 0 mi
Piazza di San Giovanni - 0.1 km / 0 mi
Battistero di San Giovanni - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Florence Design Academy - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Piazza della Repubblica - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Casa Martelli Museum - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Orsanmichele - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Piazza del Duomo - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Dante's House - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Church of Santa Maria Maggiore - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
San Lorenzo Church - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Laurentian Library - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
The preferred airport for Aldini is Florence (FLR-Peretola) - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.