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Hotel Malaspina

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Stayed here for 4 nights and its a lovely hotel. We had a room tucked away on the 3rd floor so no noise from corridors. That, paired with brilliant black out curtains, meant a good nights sleep. The breakfast spread is good. Only issue we had we our safe key not being in the hotel for the first half of our stay which makes me a little uneasy as i like to have passports and money locked away.

Very very basic, reception staff not friendly or helpful, small room, terrible bed, lots of mosquito bites which I think came through the vents or air conditioning. Breakfast ok, badly laid out, and was really crowded around the food when busy. I would stay elsewhere next time. An ok location, a bit quieter and close to train station.

Of course there are no really quiet hotels in Firenze. But this hotel is located in a relative quiet part of Firenze. Spacious rooms with tile floors and wooden furniture. Good, standard breakfast in the cellar.

this hotel was decent. It was an old bldg. the rooms were really old, but it did the job. The breakfast area in the basement was decent. A lot of things needed to be updated. Overall, not bad. aside from the hotel, Florence is such a beautiful city. Words cannot describe it. you have to go there to see all the beauty for yourself.

Stayed here may 2017 for a long weekend 4 day break. The hotel is clean and quite basic but has all you need for your stay. It's location is just perfect in a nice park like square where you can walk to the main attractions. Really close to the train station, walking again, if you fancy visiting Pisa. Breakfast is continental but with plenty to eat and drink. Overall would stay here again.

I came across hotel Malaspina by coincidence, reading a good review. I can only confirm. The hotel is in a very central location. You may opt to explore by walk or by bus. It s all very close by. The hotel is clean, the rooms are big, bathrooms adequate. The staff is veey friendly throughout and the breakfast has a good choice for an italian hotel. We booked a triple and had a large room towards the street, which at the time jad restricted traffic. It was quiet throughout our stay. The train station is reached in 5 min by walk and so is the main bus terminus . Travelling with a young child we opted to take the Open bus after two days of exploring by walk. It took us to fieresole which was extremely enjoyable. View...walk...tranquility. we opted for the two hour stay and that was a good choice. From the trainstation we took a train to Siena,very easy . Once we travelled prior to Easter Florence was lovely and not overcrowded, the same goes for Siena.

I am extremely disappointed by this hotel.The staff protect the interests of the owner ,doesn't matter what you want.Family with a small child seated in two single rooms, which is unacceptable because we have paid for double.

We remained 4 nights at the hotel. Reception is very helpfull and provide you with city info. Rooms are nice and bathroom is ok. Wifi is working and breakfast is what is expected. Cjean hotel also in very busy period

No tea / coffee facilities. After a long trip a hot cup of tea is a need not a luxury ! Plug doesn't work so have had to unplug tv and move it into middle of room so I can use the socket to charge iPad, phone etc. only Italian channels anyway. No plug in sink. Bathroom, word used loosely, no bath, very cramped. Basic dining room chair only thing to sit on apart from bed. No view at all except of 4 walls. Requested a different room but they are full ??? 5 steps into hotel and no help from staff although it is quite obvious I have my arm in a sling ! Very unpleasant smell in reception, like drains. Nobody mentioned city tax either ! It is not a short distance from the station and in the park outside there are already numerous beggars and people dossed down for the night at 3 pm. This is the worst place I have ever stayed in and I have been to many places off the beaten track. Very basic room with all furniture scratched & worn. If you like doing your hair & make up forget it.

We visited in March and was placed in the smallest room '310'. When asked about changing rooms, we were just told that we could not. There is hardly space for 2 people to move around in the room. The shower door was loose and reported to the staff. 3 nights later, the door was still not fixed. The room was cleaned every day but not once was under the bed cleaned out. The breakfast is alright. I know it's only 3 stars but we have experienced better for 3stars in Italy thus far. The only good thing about the hotel, is that it is conveniently located and the front desk clerk, Jacopa, was a friendly guy.

Piazza Indipendenza, 24 Florence FI

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower and Fortezza da Basso
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge

Located in San Lorenzo, Hotel Malaspina is within a 10-minute walk of popular sights such as Fortezza da Basso and Accademia Gallery. This 31-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, a bar/lounge, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Florence and also a short walk from Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower and San Lorenzo Church.


Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 7 AM to 10 AM. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.


All of Hotel Malaspina's 31 rooms are soundproofed and have an array of amenities, including minibars, safes, and phones. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and LED TVs with digital channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, free toiletries, and bidets. Rooms also include desks.

Property features

Hotel Malaspina features free WiFi in public areas, express check-in, and express check-out. Valet parking is EUR 25 per night if you plan to drive, or hop aboard the shuttle from the airport to the hotel for EUR 50 per vehicle. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include laundry facilities and a TV in a common area.

Room options

Standard Room, 1 Twin Bed

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

Double Room Single Use

Full 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Triple Room

Full 1 | Twin 3 | Sleeps 4

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

59% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 443 reviews