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Residence La Contessina

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  • Walking distance to For...
  • Free WiFi and wired Int...
  • Onsite dining
  • Business center

Recent guest reviews

I stayed two weeks for work in July. The place is perfectly located, very central and yet on the quiet end of a busy Via Faenza, moreover, separated from the street by a lovely passage, nice feeling of privacy and security. The place is family own and run and most of the family (a lovely couple and their grown children) actually works there. For me, the feeling was as if i was a family guest. The owners tried to accommodate with every request i had, was it a change of an apartment to the one with more light or even the tricky request: i had to shorten my pre-ordered stay from three to two week for work related issue, everything was well accepted with a smile and a welcome. The breakfast was nicely served (a bit more then you would expect from a three-star hotel) and the coffee was superb! All of the property is wonderfully kept, clean and fresh. I would really love to come back! Thank you La Contessina :-)

This family-run hotel is in a great location - only 5 min walk from SMN station and in a quiet neighbourhood. Staff is friendly and accommodating. Rooms are clean and big - we had an apartment that slept 4 comfortably with good air-conditioning. It had a kitchenette with a full size fridge/freezer and a small dining area. Good variety of baked goods for breakfast including some hot items with friendly staff always clearing tables and replenishing supplies. One hard-working staff always greeted everyone with a smile as he took custom drink orders for cappuccino, espressos, etc. They can arrange tours for you if needed and happily stored our luggage for us on our last day. Would definitely stay here again on my next visit.

A family owned hotel that would make one feel at home, units are clean with daily cleaners to clean the room and replace towels, beddings etc. The location is very good, almost all the major attractions are walking distance and very near the train station. Will definitely stay again on my next visit to Flrrenze.

The Residence La Contessina is family owned and operated, located in a fabulous location close to the train station and within walking distance to the open air market and the Cathedral. I stayed for 2 nights with a friend and our room was loft style with kitchen, dining and sitting area downstairs with a television. There was also another television upstairs in the loft area where the beds were located. The property is very well kept and charmingly decorated. The daily breakfast offered many options - pastries, eggs, cereal, oatmeal, fresh fruit, juices and coffee. I would definitely recommend staying here!

Really enjoyed our stay at La Contessina. Just a 5 min walk from SMN and a stone's throw away from the Duomo and other major sites, the hotel is situated at an excellent location. We were greeted by warm and enthusiastic staff throughout our stay. The room was spacious and cosy with a bed and kitchenette on the first floor and 3 beds in the loft. Do try the hotel's restaurant just next to it, great steak and reasonable prices.

This residence is located near SMN station. I didn’t know the structure of this residence. It has a duplex structure. First layer has bathroom, kitchen. Second layer is bedroom. I forgot to take electronic adaptor and the staff kindly rent me adaptor. It was very helpful during my stay. One problem was noise. I could hear the sound of next room if they running stairs.

Five minutes from Santa Maria Maggiore. Rooms are on the inside of a courtyard so very quiet (except for one night when our neighbors decided to party until late; the management shut them down at midnight). The location is fabulous. The hotel has breakfast included, and there’s also a restaurant which serves lunch and dinner. We dined there one night and the food and service were both excellent.

This place made my stay in Florence, heavenly..Primary reasons:1. Location. Centrally located. Next to all monuments, railway station and best eateries 2. Duplex rooms3. Kitchen with oven & utensils 4. Coffee place..every morning we used to tk our cups and come out 5. Hospitality awesome. Caretakers are a gem of a person..

This beautiful, historic hotel is perfectly situated if you are coming by train. The staff really care about making your stay good in every way. The closest restaurant produces really good Tuscan dishes. The ceiling was high vaullted.

Very good location, few minutes to walk to the main touristic objectives. Very kind and helpful staff! We’ ve got all the information and support concerning the places to visit in Florence and around.

Via Faenza 71 Florence FI

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Fortezza da Basso and Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Business center

Located in Santa Maria Novella, Residence La Contessina is within a 5-minute walk of Fortezza da Basso and within 15 minutes of other popular attractions like Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum. This 20-room residence welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and free in-room WiFi. It's connected to the convention center in central Florence, and also a short walk from San Lorenzo Church and Florence Baptistery.


Enjoy a bite to eat at the residence's bistro, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service. For your convenience, a continental breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.


A 32-inch LCD TV comes with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. The bathroom offers hair dryers, free toiletries, and bidets. Other standard amenities include a refrigerator, a microwave, and a coffee maker.

Property features

Residence La Contessina features free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a business center. If you drive, self parking is EUR 30 per night, or you can take advantage of the shuttle from the airport to the hotel (available 24 hours) for EUR 80 per vehicle. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with securing valuables, luggage storage, and concierge services. Other amenities at this family-friendly residence include a computer station, a library, and express check-in.

Room options

Standard Apartment, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Double Room Single Use

Queen 1 | Sleeps 1

Standard Apartment, 1 Queen Bed

Queen 1 | Sleeps 1

Standard Apartment

Queen 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

94.0% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 904 reviews

Residence La Contessina

Via Faenza 71, Florence, FI 50123
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.