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Hotel Botticelli

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The size of the room was perfect. It was very comfortable and the bathroom had complementary shampoo and body wash. The staff was very friendly and the breakfast was wonderful. We walked here from the train station and it took us only 10 minutes. Everything was perfect until night time, the location was very noisy since it's right next to the market. We had a really hard time sleeping and then at 7am the noise starts all over with the carts coming back to the market. It might be different if your room is in the back but we were next to the street on the second floor.

Located 5 mins walk from bus/train station (€6 from airport) on a quite street within a few minutes walk of all major tourist destinations an excellent base for exploring Florence. Clean, comfortable with friendly, efficient and helpful staff and well priced for value. Highly recommended.

Everything you want in a hotel in Florence at great rates. Warm welcoming staff and located within walking distance of everything you want to see and then some. What more could you ask for!? Within a block of the front door is one of the fantastic Florence leather markets. We did all our Christmas/Chanukah shopping and of course added a little something for ourselves!

Lovely welcome and a good hotel ideally situated both for the main market and for many local restaurants. Try the food in the market - lots of options. Short walk to all the sights but the hotel manages to be a little off the beaten track. Room was smallish but clean and well maintained. Breakfast was fine but not a lot of choice.

Clean and comfortable. Well located for the Uffizi, the Academia, the central market, and lots of restaurants. Reasonable breakfast got the days off to a good start. Friendly staff. Not posh with lots of facilities but just what we wanted for a four day visit.

This hotel offers a great location for Florence's main attractions. We found the staff all very friendly and helpful. Reasonable sized room, with good sized shower. They have a nice little terrace on the 2nd floor which was great for taking a little evening tipple. Maybe a little basic but cant really fault this place, I'd be happy to stay here again.

We stayed at the Hotel Botticelli for three nights at the start of our Tuscan adventure. This is a great little hotel that is tucked away in a discreet corner near the central covered market. It is close (walkable) to the train station and provides and excellent base from which to take advantage of what Florence has to offer. Staff are friendly and helpful whilst the facilities are clean tidy and well maintained. We stayed on a Bed and Breakfast basis and can recommend the Hotel to anyone.

Some hotels go out of their way to be welcoming and very attentive, Hotel Botticelli is more functional. If you accept that you are just another punter on a 3 day break all is well. The room we had was clean, comfortable and more than adequate had a great view down the road opposite to the leather market and old, main market building. This was exciting until the road cleaning vehicle decided to do its thing when the market cleared at about 23.00 and the leather stalls started arriving at about 06.00! But hey is a working city. The hotel is in a great location within very close proximity to the train station, the shopping streets of Florence[experience now advises not to get over-excited on arrival and buy an ice cream along this street unless you have an unlimited supply of euros. Doh!], the aforesaid markets [visit the food stalls/wine bars on the first floor of the old market building], all the main sites and the lively bars and restaurants of the area.

If you drive into Florence be aware that they have a complicated one way system and this seems to change every-time we visit. Beware as they have camera's and you can end up with a fine! That said this hotel has limited secure parking alongside the premises, so get there early if you wish to use this. The location is great and very convenient for visiting the tourist locations and restaurants. The rooms are small but this is because they have to fit within the existing architecture. Ok Wi-Fi. The staff on the desk were very helpful. A basic Italian breakfast was provided: Yoghurt, fruit, cold meat & cheese, cake and biscuits. Would stay again at this hotel

Super friendly staff and nice breakfast included in the room rate. Clean and in a good location for walking around Florence right next to the central markets and by all the street stalls selling leather goods.

Via Taddea 8 Florence FI

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to San Lorenzo Church and Accademia Gallery
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Bar/lounge

Located in San Lorenzo, Hotel Botticelli is within a 5-minute walk of popular attractions such as San Lorenzo Church and Accademia Gallery. This 34-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, a bar/lounge, and a rooftop terrace. Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower and Ponte Vecchio are also within a short walk.


Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.


All 34 air-conditioned rooms feature minibars, free newspapers, and safes. Bathrooms have hair dryers, free toiletries, and bidets.

Property features

At Hotel Botticelli, guests have access to a rooftop terrace, free WiFi in public areas, and free newspapers. If you drive, self parking is EUR 31 per day, and there's also an airport shuttle for a fee. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a porter/bellhop and a TV in a common area.

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

87.0% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 814 reviews