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Hotel Cimabue - Florence

3 star Hotel Florence

Via Bonifacio Lupi 7 - Florence

1-877-662-6988
Price starting from 99 .00
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Housed in a recently-refurbished, late 19th-century building, the Cimabue hotel is located in a quiet area in the heart of Florence's historic center. The famous Galleria dell'Accademia, the San Marco museum, the Palazzo dei Congressi convention center, the Fortezza da Basso fair grounds, and the Cathedral are all easy to reach.

Guests can park in the hotel garage or give their vehicle to the valet, both for a surcharge. With 72 hours advanced notice, the hotel will also provide an airport shuttle for a fee. Because of its excellent location, the hotel is an ideal venue when travelling to Florence for leisure or business. A pleasant cafeteria, as well as a welcoming Internet point and complimentary wireless Internet access, are at guests' disposal. The multilingual staff can assist with tours, luggage storage, and dry cleaning/laundry needs, and there is a TV in the lobby.

The family environment and warm, attentive hospitality will ensure guests a memorable stay at this pet-friendly hotel. 
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 8.1 Very Good
Based on 231 hotel reviews © 2014 Venere.com

I'w been in Florence with my husband and mt daughter. Tha room was confortable and...

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Breakfast at Hotel Cimabue

A free buffet breakfast is served each morning.

Facilities at Hotel Cimabue

  • Bar
  • Lift/elevator
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Pets accepted
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry room
  • Laundry service
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Private parking
  • Limousine service
  • Valet service
  • City tour
  • Newspapers
  • Luggage room
  • TV Lounge
  • Internet/Email services

Know before you go

  • 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.
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Check-in: between 2 PM and 10 PM.

Check-out: before 11 AM.


Please inform the hotel in advance about how many people are staying at the apartment.The hotel reception closes at midnight, until which time guests can check in.

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.

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.

  • Self parking fee: EUR 18.00 per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 11 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 3 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.

Hotel Cimabue is also known as

Hotel Cimabue
Cimabue Hotel Florence

8.4

Clean

8.0

Location

7.6

Quiet

7.9

Spacious

8.3

Service

Hotel Cimabue reviews

1.0
  • October 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • United Kingdom

The hotel had no welcoming public areas - a cramped room which was called the bar was the same small space that provided breakfast. Breakfast was dreadful - stale croissants, stale dry cereals and stale bread. Juices served in disposable plastic cups and a faulty toaster that either delivered the bread raw or burnt. The bedroom was tiny, dingy, dark and badly decorated. The bathroom reminiscent of a shower block from 1960s schools. Never, ever visit this hotel.

3.5
  • August 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Argentina

A very expensive hotel if you consider the services and facilities offered and where the property is located, almost 10-15 roads from the Firenze center.

6.5 Fair
  • October 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

The hotel is no frills but is located in a neighborhood with many fascinating people. We were surprised to see so much graffiti throughout it however. The hotel itself was old and needed some room renovation -- our mattress was lumpy and the floors needed cleaning. Staff were knowledgeable but seemed disinterested and detached from guests.

9.0 Wonderful!
  • September 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

I'm staying in this Hotel just for only 1 night, but my comment is good. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The room is clean and confortable. Breakfast is varied with bread,croissant,cereals etc. There is also the possibility to use the WI-FI in your room. We reccommend thi hotel.

6.9 Fair
  • August 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

The bed was very unconfortable, you could feel the springs of the mattress just placing your hand on it.. The room wasn't quiet, we heard noise from cars passing on the street and other hosts locking their room's door

3.1
  • July 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

Will never go back. Could not use the WiFi. They tried to blame my iPad, then my MacBook, then another guests Samsung pad, the his fathers PC. Poor service, small rooms, terrible breakfast. The one positive ting is the location. RD Norway

9.4 Outstanding!
  • November 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • GB

This hotel is absolutely great value for your money. In terms of cleanliness, they provide top quality service, the staff is professional and very helpful. We spent 8 nights there and I would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Florence

8.1 Very Good
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Brazil

Nice hotel, really enjoyed although i spent only one night.

8.6 Excellent
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • USA

Parking was not at the hotel and it was NOT free as expected.

8.9 Excellent
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • GB

Recommend this place, nice area, nearby to nice restaurants. One drawback is lift, it is tiny.

6.8 Fair
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

It's my first time in Florence, but surelly I will retourn. The hotel isn't in Florence center but 10 min from the Duomo. The staff is friendly, but the cleaning is not perfect. I recommend this hotel at young person who use only to sleep.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • May 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Staff friendly and helpful, all rooms very clean and well decorated. Hotel is situated in a quiet residential/business area, an easy 10 minute walk from the city centre. Many of the roads in the area are one-way which could make route finding by car difficult. We enjoyed our visit to Florence, though being easter holidays it was very crowded. We would definitely recommend the Cimabue.

9.2 Wonderful!
  • February 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • USA

Check in staff was extremely welcoming and helpful. The morning staff was somewhat less friendly. Room was incredibly spacious and beautiful. Street noise was a bit loud in the morning, but location was wonderful for walking (even with small kids) to all the sights. Have a friend that will be going to Florence for a couple of weeks and looking for a hotel and will recommend this to her.

9.6 Outstanding!
  • November 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • New Zealand

Really comfortable room - friendly and welcoming staff. We loved the location - a few minutes and we were right in the heart of things, yet our immediate area felt quiet and peaceful. Definitely recommended.

7.9 Good
  • October 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Spain

the bathroom is very very small

8.1 Very Good
  • September 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Brazil

Good for the proposition of the hotel.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

The receptionist on our arrival was the greatest. I wish I would have gotten her name. She helped us with directions and gave us a good restaurant and a map with good sites to see.She was wonderful. You can tell she loves her job. She was there alot so please give her our thanks and great compliments.

7.0 Good
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Netherlands

For a citytrip I would recommend this hotel, good location to all different locations. If somebody wants to spend more time in the hotel it is better to search for another hotel.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • June 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Italy

The staff was helpful and made our reservations for the Accadamia and Uffizi. They called to see if the train strike would effect us and were overall very accommodating. There was a bar for real cappuchinno for breakfast and fresh pastries and cold cereal. There was no fresh fruit or cold cuts.

10 Outstanding!
  • March 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Gay Couple
  • USA

Great Owners/Staff, Great Location, Great Accommodation. The room was very nice, large and comfortable.The rooms have recently been updated. All new fixtures (toilet, sink, shower, heated towel rack). Good breakfast. Definately recommend this place.

6.7 Fair
  • March 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Belgium

The hotel is okay, and the price certainly isn't too high, but my single room truly was very small, and the hotel is a bit removed from the city centre. Breakfast, on the other hand, is - especially after Italian standards - very good, with muesli, different sorts of bread and yoghurt etc. Good for a night or two.

10 Outstanding!
  • February 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

Hotel fantastico! Renovated and very clean. Breakafast is excellent. We had free wi fi and parking. Highly recommend this place!

10 Outstanding!
  • January 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • USA

Loved it. The rooms was quiet,fabulous with frescoes. The bed was so comfy and the bathroom had a good size. The staff is really nice and they can perfectly tell you where to go in the city. The location is next to the centre. The breakfasts served were various and high quality.

4.5 Ordinary
  • November 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Hungary

There was no heating in the rooms. We were freezing for 3 days. It was my worst stay ever.

6.3 Fair
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

Good overall experience, but: - the shower wasn't in the bathroom: it was in the room (outside the bathroom)! So you'd better ask before make your reservation if it would represent a problem. - When we checked out the reception wasn't able to accept credit cards because of a phone line problem, so we had to go out and find an ATM to get cash and go back to the hotel to pay.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • September 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Canada

This hotel was located in the historic centre however it is still a bit of a walk to the Duomo (about 20 min). We walked everywhere when we stayed in Florence. The staff was nice and friendly. The breakfast was also nice. The rooms do look pretty much as you see on the website. I would reccomend this hotel.

6.8 Fair
  • September 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Australia

great location for exploring florence. reception was friendly and breakfast was decent. The room was clean but the bathroom had a weird soury smell. Almost like they used vinegar to clean the surfaces. Apart from that, everything was good.

10 Outstanding!
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

C'est un bon hotel avec un personnel accueillant, belle chambre avec une grande salle de bain. Très bien placé pour parcourir à pied cette belle ville de Florence. A deux pas du marché. Bon rapport qualité/prix. Vraiment un bon hotel à conseiller.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • USA

It was a great hotel. good location, awesome size room. i would definitely stay or recommend the Hotel Cimabue in Florence.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • May 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

Hotel Cimabue is just excellent! We will return.

7.8 Good
  • May 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

bonne prestation, bon rapport qualite/prix, excellent emplacement, garage a disposition 24 €/jour hotel a conseiller

8.6 Excellent
  • May 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Philippines

The location was perfect, all Athens sights were within walking distance or easily reached by nearby Metro or bus. We are a family of 5 and the adjoining rooms given us were perfect - it was a suite of 2 rooms with an outer door which allowed us to lock a single door for security while keeping our adjoining rooms accessible to each other. The breakfast was generous and had a good variety of foods. It set the perfect start for our tour, every other hotel was compared with this one.

9.0 Wonderful!
  • February 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

Siamo stati benissimo. L'Hotel è molto grazioso, pulitissimo e calda accoglienza. Lo consigliamo a tutti.

9.6 Outstanding!
  • January 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • New Zealand

Excellent place to stay. Only a little more expensive than a hostel, but so much better. A real highlight of our trip.

7.1 Good
  • January 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Spain

La habitación que nos tocó, con muebles antiguos, resultaba un poco oscura, los baños un poco anticuados pero limpios, es desayuno correcto, y muy amables en el trato. En cuanto a la situación, está muy céntrico y se puede ir a todas partes andando.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • December 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Australia

Lovely room beautiful receptionists!!!!

9.0 Wonderful!
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

The staff was excellent and very helpful in setting up two tours and booking them for us. They were helpful in providing breakfast and bar services. I will highly recommend this hotel. We will stay there again when we go to Florence on our next vacation.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • United Kingdom

fantastic. we really enjoyed our stay. all the staff is so kind. nice room and good breakfast.

7.7 Good
  • September 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • United Kingdom

The hotel is in a very nice building, and staff are friendly and helpful. The room was not large, but still spacious enough for the night we stayed there. The shower was quite small. Breakfast selection in the morning was pretty good.

8.7 Excellent
  • September 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • France

Hotel très bien situé, proche des principaux monuments de la ville. Accueil trés chaleureux. Très bon rapport qualité prix. Petit déjeuner correct. un seul petit bémol la salle de bain est petite mais très correcte et propre.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

splendido!ma lo sapevamo già, è la seconda volta che veniamo e ce ne sarà sicuramente una terza.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

viaggio di lavoro, ma una vacanza grazie al personale molto gentile. l'hotel è vicino sia al centro che all'area congressi.

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

It was somewhat of a trek from the Train Station, but we chose to walk and not get a cab so that's on us. Not the closest to the site seeing, but a very nice quiet part of town and still a nice stroll to the center of the action. We had a huge room. I think they gave us a suite. I was able to see other rooms in the hotel and we must of lucked out. The A/C worked just fine, but we chose to leave the windows open as it was nice and cool outside. The bathroom was typical of European sized bathrooms. Both room and bathrooms were very clean. Staff was very helpful. Breakfast offered a good variety of food and drinks. Pretty easy check in and check out. We had a great stay. I'd definitely stay here again when I come back.

6.6 Fair
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Portugal

The room was near the reception, and there were too much noise in the early morning.

6.7 Fair
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

Fubcitional and essential hotel. Old Tuscany's antiquarian leisure style. Some problems and discomfort about car parking.

4.8 Ordinary
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Malta

Good general experience, although a slightly higher standard (room / breakfast)would have been expected for the price paid

9.6 Outstanding!
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • USA

I really enjoyed my stay here. The room was small but clean. Friendly, helpful (even with the language barrier) staff. Nice breakfast offered in a lovely sitting area. Short walk to the duomo, plenty to do/see in the area.

6.9 Fair
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Switzerland

For the first stay in Florence not to bad, breakfeast price quality not much choice. Bedroom was clean and the personal very friendly.

3.4
  • March 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • France

The room was really expansive for the price. It was quite cute but so small and the bathroom was just ridiculous. Moreover, it was a little bit noisy... And the view over the window didn't basically exist ! We could see a wall, so the room was dark, obviously. Nothing to do with the pictures with the domus shown on venere.com. I think that if we had been an maturer couple, nobody would have given us this room. But we were young, so we could accept anything employees must have thought...

7.7 Good
  • March 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • New Zealand

Overall for the price an ok hotel, location was a little to far away from everything we wanted to do. But overall a pleasant stay though.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • January 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

We had hours of love and happiness here, out of time, out of world. Nothing disturbed such an enchanted atmosphere with my loved one, so certainly I recommend this hotel. Hope to come back again and again with my twin soul, year after year after year, never tired and never afraid to love each other so deeply and so absolutely...

4.3 Ordinary
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • France

Convenient location (close to the Galleria dell'Accademia museum and fairly close to the train station). Surroundings are nice and quiet. Staff is very welcoming. However, the rooms are small, furniture very basic. Our bathroom was the tiniest we've ever seen. More annoying : we stayed at Cimabue Hotel in mid-October and the heating system was not working. The room was frozen. The Cimabue hotel is located at the ground floor of a palazzo : the central heating is dependent on the other co-owners of the building. The reception told us that it was not running before the winter! Hotel facility is a bit disappointing for a 3-star hotel, although location vs. price is rather fair.

8.4 Very Good
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

(I am from the U.S. and not the U.K. - for signature below).

5.7 Ordinary
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Spain

Estuve en Florencia durante cinco dias siendo un viaje que me ha cautivado.La primera impresion que me llevo el ver la habitacion fue de extrañeza ya que ese tipo de decoracion no es muy usual desde donde vengo.respecto a calidad-precio me ha parecido bastante desigual,algo caro para lo que se nos ha ofrecido.La unica queja que tenemos del hotel es que a la hora de reservar pidimos una habitacion con vistas si estaba disponible y nos encontramos que nos dieron una habitacion en le primer piso(hicimos la reserva con un mes de antelacion)y no podiamos abrir la ventana porque estabamos a la vista de toda aquella persona que pasara por la calle y tambien mencionar el buffet de desayuno, el cual era bastante escueto y no ofrecia una gran variacion lo cual tampoco me gusto. Destacar la atencion del personal del hotel, en concreto el de una chica joven que siempre nos atendia con una sonrisa en la cara y fue de lo mas amable con nosotros, chapo por ela!!

9.4 Outstanding!
  • August 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Gay Couple
  • France

Quite a good location in Firenze, even if after four days, it was quite tiring to walk to and back from the far away monuments twice a day! The quality of the hotel was really good, especially for the price we paid (70 euro), the breakfast was all right, and the young girls were really friendly. We had a car that we parked along the kerb, they gave us a proof of our staying in the hotel, and they did not make us pay at the end (did they forget ? I don't know). Well, a very good surprise! And Firenze is such a magnificent place!

3.3
  • July 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

the smallest room we ever stayed in, was hard to enter not to mention moving about, toilet needed 15 minutes to refill with flushing water, breakfast was very limited in choice and quality (except for coffee, nice and strong); the reception staff were very helpful in finding restaurants and attractions nearby, but I wouldn't recommend the hotel to anyone or go back there myself

9.0 Wonderful!
  • June 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Australia

This is a sweet Italian hotel just a short ten minute stroll from the bustling (and noisy!) city center. Parking is nearby, just a few blocks away, and you'll also find some Italian Trattoria's in the area serving local cuisine for an authentic and delicious taste of Florence.

7.7 Good
  • June 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • USA

Hotel Cimabue was adequate but not elegant. Rooms are small, bathrooms smaller and the shower enclosure miniscule. Would not recommend to "plus size" travelers or those with physical limitations. It would not be feasible for them to shower at Cimabue. Also, for older or infirm folks, getting up the stairs to the second floor is and extreme challenge - especially if traveling with luggage of any consequence. We were fortunate to have our "20-something" nephews traveling with us as they were lifesavers when it came time to move suitcases up or down the stairs. The location is o.k. and there are a few good restaurants within walking distance. The Duomo and museums are also 15 minutes by foot and the Palazzo Pitti is perhaps 25 minutes. Cimabue is o.k. for a short stay (we were there 2 nights) and the price (for Florence) is o.k. also.

4.7 Ordinary
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • France

Differences between internet and the reallity: No internet access, No laundry service.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Japan

As someone had written before, the receptionists were so nice. I think that this hotel has a good cost performance.

8.0 Very Good
  • April 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • USA

The price was reasonable for a two-night stay at the Cimabue. Pictures on the web actually look much better than the real thing. We have been in Firenze before and stayed at a better place, in terms of price and offered comfort. (It was sold-out when I tried to book it this time). The front desk staff were very kind and attentive to our needs, as were the two ladies in charge of the breakfast room. Good service always makes it up for any other weak performance.

9.2 Wonderful!
  • October 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Spain

I can´t praise the hotel enough.. it has probably been the best hotel we´ve stayed in so far (and we have been to a few). It´s not luxurious, but it has a wonderful and charming atmosphere and our room was fantastic, spacious, clean and with a wonderful fresco in the ceiling. From the welcoming when we arrived to the reccomendations on where to eat and what to see, you felt they really cared about their service and wanted you to enjoy your stay (a very rare thing indeed in most hotels, where the service is correct but impersonal). My only complaint was that they kept changing the towels everyday when I´m happy to use them for more than one day!. We will definitely stay again at Cimabue if we go back to Florence, and I´m reccommending it to all and sundry.:)

7.7 Good
  • September 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • USA

The location of the hotel was nice because we could walk to nearby sites. The room with bath was clean and spacious, but ordinary.

9.1 Wonderful!
  • August 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • USA

This was a great location for us to stay in Florence. It was just far enough from the main areas that it was quiet, yet close enough to walk to everything we wanted to see. The hotel owner and his staff were very helpful with everything including helping us get our lost luggage (by the airline) returned to us.

7.8 Good
  • August 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • USA

We had two triple rooms, they were set up well and the furnishings were pleasant. The air conditioning worked very well. We found the hotel relatively easily per venere directions.The staff was helpful. The breakfast choices were good. We enjoyed our stay.

8.8 Excellent
  • August 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • France

l'accueil fut excellent la localisation parfaite. cet hotel est chaudement recommandé pour tous les francais qui veulent visiter Florence et qui souhaitent un accueil personnalisé et chaleureux.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • August 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • France

Hôtel simple sans luxe inutile, personnel sans courbette mais efficace (anglais & francais courant) et très courtois. Les chambres ont du caractère (fresques, meubles d'époque), la propreté est irreprochable tout comme le service en général. Rue calme avec accès à pied rapide au centre historique (10'). Petit déjeuner banal mais excellente prestation dans l'ensemble. Conseillé.

9.0 Wonderful!
  • July 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • USA

This was the first time we stayed at the hotel. The staff was extremely helpful and nice, the rooms were spacious and clean. The location was close to the main square. We traveled in a group of 8 people and we all had a great time We would definitely stay there again.

10 Outstanding!
  • July 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Mexico

RECOMIENDO AMPLIAMENTE EL HOTEL, ESTA MUY LIMPIO LA ATENCION ES DE PRIMERA TODOS SON MUY AMABLES. ESTA MUY BIEN UBICADO. CUANDO REGRESE A FLORENCIA SIN DUDA ME VOY A HOSPEDAR NUEVAMENTE EN ESTE HOTEL. EL DUEÑO ES UNA PERSONA MUY AMABLE CON SUS HUESPEDES. SI NECESITAS USAR INTERNET, LO PUEDES USAR EN LA COMPUTADORA DEL HOTEL PAGANDO UNA MODICA CUOTA. DE VERDAD LO RECOMIENDO!!!!

8.8 Excellent
  • June 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • USA

easily in walking distance from major sites. OK for a place to crash but yet another 3 bed room sold as 4 person , 3 with a rollaway for the 4th. Had a corner room , ther seemed to be quite a bit if street noise, but with jet lag , can sleep through most anything.

7.9 Good
  • May 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Single leisure traveller
  • USA

Nice hotel, friendly staff. Room was fine, but bathroom was not great.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • April 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • Germany

Great accomodations for a family of four in a wonderful room. Friendly, accomodating staff. Directions to the hotel were lacking - recommend re-look on the website. I would definitely stay here again, now that I know how to find the hotel.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • April 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • France

I propietari sono competenti e gentilissimi, raccomando questo hotel!!!

9.9 Outstanding!
  • March 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

I can't believe this wonderful hotel only has two stars. The only problem we had was the bed was a bit too soft and soggy for us, but the superb welcome has us recommending it to all our friends and family.

9.6 Outstanding!
  • January 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • Mexico

Un hotel muy acogedor, atendido por sus propietarios, habitaciones bien acondicionadas y limpias, un restaurante pequeño pero bien atendido, con precios razonables. Pero lo mejor de todo, es la amabilidad de su propietario, quien siempre estuvo atento a que disfrutásemos de nuestra estancia. ¡Definitivamente es muy recomendable!

7.7 Good
  • May 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

A room with a view? That's too much to expect in a small hotel close enough to the famous sites of Florence to be very convenient for the modern 'grand-tourist' whilst avoiding the constant bustle of the inner-city only 15 minutes walk away (less if you aim for St Marco). Small though our room was, it was quiet, very well cared for, and the plumbing (the English are fussy about this) was excellent, although the en-suite facilities made the best of a very small space. The owner and staff are conscientious about the well-being of their guests, friendly and helpful. Apart from the breakfast room and evening bar, do not expect a communal area. When we go again to visit the 'do-not-miss' places we did miss, we would probably choose the Cimabue again.

8.1 Very Good
  • April 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple with children
  • USA

The owners of the hotel were extremely friendly and welcoming upon our arrival, even though it was nearly 11pm at night. They got us squared away with parking and helped us get our luggage into the room. The rooms were comfortable, although my in-laws room had the tiniest shower I've yet to see in Europe. The location was a bit difficult to find, though we've found that to be the way with Florence. Breakfast was excellent. It was a bit further from the major sites than other hotels, but not a bad walk.

8.2 Very Good
  • November 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

Both the proprietor and his son were most hospitable towards us and very helpful in providing information about ongoing travel and local restaurants. Our room was quiet, clean and reasonably spacious for a hotel of this class in a large city. The shower cubicle however was quite small. We can thoroughly recommend the hotel to future guests.

10 Outstanding!
  • October 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

Excellent small hotel, friendly and helpful staff. Very good coffee in the morning. Quiet location and close to every thing Florence.

9.2 Wonderful!
  • August 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • Chile

Excelente atención, muy buen desayuno. En el verano ojalá tuviera aire acondicionado aunque costara mas caro

7.3 Good
  • August 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • France

At the level of correspondence between web pages and services offered we found surprises. They don't provide parking service and this is a very difficult service in Florence (between 15€-18€ by night). All other services like air condition, internet are available but we have to pay. In this hotel we felt that all was business and money, you have to pay in an additional way all the services that you like. This strategy avoids to compare this hotel with others that provide the same services but the prices displayed in internet include all services. It’s important follow all indications given in internet to find the hotel because there is only one path to arrive.

7.2 Good
  • July 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple with children
  • Israel

the hotel is near the historicel center ,10 minites away,it is a small hotel with very nice peaple who run it,who are willing to halp and to explain what you need. 2 thinghes werent so good: 1.there is no aircondition 2.the shower/bathroom is too small for even one person.

6.7 Fair
  • July 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • USA

No air conditioning in each room. Attacked by mosquitos. Breckfast very good. 10 minute walk from Dumo. Excellent help from Shauna at reception. Bar on premises.

8.4 Very Good
  • May 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Canada

This is our second stay at Cimabue. We find both the location and the management to be superb. It is a small, family-run hotel; very welcoming and delightful. Some rooms are quite small (as we have found in many European hotels), but others are large. Ask for a large one. The management makes EXCELLENT cafe latte in the morning. There was some road construction underway when we were there (May 2004), which detracted from the ambiance somewhat. However, we understand the work will be completed by month's end or the middle of June. An excellent location - about 5 minute's walk from the Accademia.

8.4 Very Good
  • March 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Single leisure traveller
  • Belgium

A very nice and friendly hotel - good value for the price. Very nice and friendly welcome, clean rooms, nice area for breakfast, nice choice for breakfast. Close to the train station. They provide you with all the information about museums, expositions, they can suggest itinerary. They talk to you in Italian, French, English, etc. Very happy with it Will book again in our next trip to Florence.

8.2 Very Good
  • December 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

About 15 mins walk from the centre. Very clean and comfortable. Quiet except for one night due to street cleaning. Breakfast adequate. Staff very friendly and helpful. Would recommend, providing you are prepared for the walk to and from the centre.

8.1 Very Good
  • November 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • USA

A very nice hotel for the price. Extremely warm and helpful staff. Good breakfast with excellent cappuchino. Beware of the blood-sucking vampires!

8.8 Excellent
  • November 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Poland

Great hospitality, very nice and helpful staff. Good location although the street might be noisy at night. Spacious rooms (nice frescos) but bathrooms need a renovation. Small hotel with a grerat atmosphere. I do recommed it!

9.9 Outstanding!
  • November 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • USA

This hotel deserves more than two stars! The owner and his son are warm, caring people who love their work. They provide elaborate verbal explanations and advice, as well as travel guides in several languages in their cheerful dining room, including one they handmade from clippings and photos, with handwritten captions. A full list of cultural events is available, as is an internet station, postage stamps and local bus tickets. They even provided an appliance in each room to curtail those Tiger mosquitoes, still rampant in November. (Oh, for window screens to be discovered in the Empire...) The only sour note was early morning traffic by our streetside window, but that's not anyone's fault. Some of the best coffee in Italy!! Thanks for the hospitality!

8.8 Excellent
  • October 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

The hotel was fine, no problems and nicer than could have been expected for the money. The staff were outstanding, and really bent over backwards to do everything they could to make us enjoy the city, not just the hotel. Highly recommended!

9.1 Wonderful!
  • October 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • USA

The woman at the desk provided a warm welcome when we arrived, later than expected. She also gave us good tips on local restaurants and on how to get out of the hotel in the early morning hours. We did not know at the time that we would have to leave in pitch blackness. The nationwide power failure occurred about two hours before our scheduled departure. The Cimabue seemed to be a very pleasant hotel. We wish we could have stayed longer. You should ignore my ratings of the "Quality of service provided" and "type and number of rooms available." I provided ratings only because the web site would not let me leave them blank.

7.6 Good
  • October 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Spain

very well wellcoming,they explain whatever you want about the city, and services, and get you the tickets for the transport. The breakfast is very good, enough for a normal person(I eat a lot)but normaly I don´t have breakfast like that. The rooms have "old fashioned" furniture, but is like an old palace.

9.2 Wonderful!
  • September 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

Very friendly and non intrusive staff. Offered lots of advice and useful tips on Florence.

8.1 Very Good
  • September 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Canada

The owner is super nice and very helpful, so is his assistant. The rooms are on the small side and they don't have AC. Caveat emptor if you plan on visiting one of the hottest cities in italy during the summer. You're only a 4 minute walk to L'Academia (Statue of David). It is in one of the nicest area's of Florence.

8.8 Excellent
  • August 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Group of friends
  • Malta

Quite a nice hotel, not that far from city centre and other amneties. Hotel staff were extremely helpful. Admittedly it was a bit too hot in the rooms and airconditioning would be an asset. We had a fan, which helped a bit. Would gladly go back to the same hotel, maybe not in summer but in general, and in terms of price, it was an excellent deal.

8.9 Excellent
  • August 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Norway

Very helpful and kind staff. We had a nice room with high ceiling including "fresco". Some traffic noise from the street early in the morning.

8.1 Very Good
  • July 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Group of friends
  • USA

There were 8 people in our group ranging from age 17 to 51 years old. Everyone agreed that the the staff, expecially Mr. Rossi, were wonderful. He went out of his way to see to our comfort and needs. The location was good and the rooms were large and comfortable.

3.2
  • July 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • USA

If you like hotel owners yelling at your girlfreind and making her cry this is the place to stay. The Manager was extraordinarily rude to myself, and to my girflreind. I would have to say, this was the worst experience at a hotel, ever! The owner of the hotel surely did not understand the concept of customer first.

8.0 Very Good
  • July 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Netherlands

The owner at this hotel makes the best coffee in Tuscany, in Italy, and perhaps even in Europe. The Scottish receptionist was particularly friendly and helpful and the handsome barman was tip-top and excellent. A really wonderful and obliging owner and staff This was better than a four star hotel we had recently stayed in in Spain.

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Room Details

Hotel Cimabue offers 21 guest rooms for your romantic holiday. Business travelers will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as safes and direct-dial phones during their San Lorenzo visit. Private bathrooms are outfitted with showers and hair dryers. Additional comforts include air conditioning.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Safe
  • Direct dial phone
  • Wireless Internet access

How to reach Hotel Cimabue

By car
From the north:
On the A1 highway, take the first exit to Firenze nord and then follow the indications to Centro-Fortezza da Basso or Viali di Circonvallazione. When you arrive at the fortress (on the left) drive along the tree-lined avenues until you reach Piazza della Lbertà. Bear right and, at the traffic lights on the square, turn right on via Cavour. Then turn first right, go two blocks and turn left.

From the south:
On the highway A1, take the first exit to Firenze sud and then follow the indications to Centro-Fortezza da Basso or Viali di Circonvallazione. Drive along the tree-lined avenues until you reach Piazza della Lbertà. Bear left as you go around the square and then turn right on via Cavour. Then turn first right, go two blocks and turn left.

By train
The Santa Maria Novella railway station is a 15-minute walk from the hotel: follow Via Nazionale, Piazza Indipendenza, Via S. Caterina d'Alessandria and then make a right turn on Via Bonifacio Lupi.
You can also reach the hotel by taxi, easily found at the station, or by one of the several bus lines available: 1, 7, 10, 17 or 25 and get off at Piazza San Marco. Bus tickets should be bought in advance at one of the newspaper stands inside the train station.

By airplane
The Firenze-Amerigo Vespucci airport is approximately 8 km away. You can reach the hotel by taxi or by the Airport Shuttle bus, which connects to the Santa Maria Novella railway station, and then follow the above-said directions.

Distances from Hotel Cimabue

Florence Botanical Gardens - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Saint Apollonia Last Supper - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
University of Florence - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
San Marco Convent and Museum - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Academy Gallery - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Santissima Annunziata Square - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Academy of Fine Arts - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Hospital of Innocents - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Opificio delle Pietre Dure - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
San Lorenzo Market - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Archaeological Museum - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Fortezza da Basso - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Palazzo Medici Riccardi - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
San Lorenzo Church - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Laurentian Library - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
The preferred airport for Hotel Cimabue is Florence (FLR-Peretola) - 5.2 km / 3.2 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.

Transportation services Hotel Cimabue

  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Private parking
  • Limousine service
  • Valet service