Balestri - Florence

Piazza Mentana 7, Florence, Italy, 50122  show map
 4 stars
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Balestri - Florence

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Breakfast room

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Average service - Parking available at 35euros - New elevator - Price was right
  • Right in the santa croce district - Clean room - Good bathroom - Highly recommended
  • Good location to sites - Staff is friendly - Large bed - 5 euro charge for wifi
  • Right on the arno river - Great view of the ponte vecchio - Good value
  • Family run hotel - Close to the uffizi - Breakfast was great - Room was large

Overview

Balestri Hotel is placed in the heart of Florence and offers a breathtaking view over the river. Offering accommodation in the 5-story building, the hotel combines art deco architecture and modern facilities.

The hotel is 1150 meters away from Michelangelo Square. The property is in a 10-minute walk to Florence city center.

A shopping street and boutiques are situated next to the hotel.

Balestri Hotel is located within a 15-minute drive from Peretola airport.

Rooms

This traditional property offers guestrooms complete with wireless internet, a personal safe, a private balcony, coffee/tea makers and a pantry. Some rooms feature views over the Arno River . Bathrooms are appointed with a bathtub, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a buffet breakfast is served at the café. The lounge restaurant provides light meals. A shopping area features All'Antico Vinaio and Il Fagioli within 150 meters of the venue.

Services

Guests are welcome to use a safety deposit box, a car park and a luggage storage for general purposes and a business center, a conference room and a copier for business needs.

Relax

On-site facilities for children include cribs and babysitting.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   46.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Coffee shop
  • Gay friendly
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • City view
  • River view
  • Water view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 2 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 6 years
Extra bed EUR 25
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Piazza Mentana 7, Florence, Italy, 50122

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City Center
  • Florence
    200 m
Airports
  • Peretola (FLR)
    6.5 km
  • Galileo Galilei (PSA)
    70.2 km
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    1.3 km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • All'Antico Vinaio
    130 m
  • Brac (cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian)
    50 m
Parks
  • Giardino Bardini
    430 m
  • Arno River
    450 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    46

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Rooms and availability

Premium Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Balestri photos Room Superior Room
Twin Room
City view
  • Room size:

    17 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • VCR player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard Room

Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • VCR player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • VCR player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|TRIPLE STANDARD

Balestri photos Room
Junior Suite
  • Room size:

    24 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Turndown service
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Junior Suite|Non Refundable Junior Suite + Breakfast Flex

Balestri photos Room
Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Dressing area
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Fridge
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • CD player
Room Description:

Family room

Standard Family Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Standard Quadruple Family Room

Balestri photos Room
Family Flat
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Dressing area
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This family room is composed of 2 connecting rooms and offers views of the city. It features parquet floors, a satellite flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer.

Balestri photos Room Superior Room
Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Turndown service
  • Bathroom:Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Superior|Non Refundable Superior + Breakfast Flex

Balestri photos Room Superior Room
Superior Triple Room
  • Room size:

    28 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 1 Queen-size bed and 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Fridge
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Balestri photos Room Superior Room
Deluxe Double Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Turndown service
  • Bathroom:Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This double room features air conditioning, minibar and soundproofing.

Balestri photos Room Deluxe
Deluxe Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Luxury Double Room
River view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Luxury Room

Balestri Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • 500 Touring Club100 m
  • Santa Croce300 m
  • Uffizi/Ponte Vecchio400 m

Places of interest

  • Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore300 m
  • CHIESA SANTA CROCE300 m
  • Ponte Alle Grazie300 m
  • Dante's House400 m
  • I Mosaici di Lastrucci500 m

Amusement

  • Cinema Gambrinus CineHall500 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Centro Storico200 m
  • Palazzo Vecchio200 m
  • Basilica of Santa Croce300 m
  • Piazza della Signoria300 m
  • Ponte Vecchio300 m

Historical sites

  • Piazza della Signoria300 m
  • Il Ponte Vecchio400 m

Museums

  • Die Geburt der Venus Uffizien200 m
  • Uffizi200 m
  • Uffizi Gallery200 m
  • Bargello Museum300 m
  • Bargello300 m
  • National Museum of the Bargello300 m
  • Dante's House400 m
  • Casa Buonarroti500 m
  • Casa Buonarroti500 m

Parks

  • Bobboli Gärten500 m

Local attractions

  • Porta Romana1.5 km
    Piazzale di Porta Romana
  • Teatro Comunale1.7 km
    Corso Italia 16, Florence
  • Alessandro Cammilli Private Tours1.9 km
    Florence, Italy 50100 FlorenceItaly
  • Toscana in Bocca 1.6 km
    Via Ugo Foscolo 27
  • Mercato delle Cascine1.8 km
    FlorenceItaly

Near the hotel

  • Uffizi Galleries240 m
    Piazzale degli Uffizi 6
  • The Secret Bakery! 100 m
    Alley off Via de' Neri
  • Museo Horne 130 m
    Via dei Benci, 6
  • Janniderma170 m
    Via dei Benci 10
  • Piazza della Signoria310 m
    Piazza della Signoria, Florence
  • Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science160 m
    Piazza De' Giudici 1
  • Palazzo Vecchio 290 m
    Piazza della Signoria

Restaurants nearby

  • All'Antico Vinaio130 m

    Address: Via dei Neri 65
    Phone: 0552382723

    73% likes this, based on 2589 reviews
    Price Range: NZD 12 - NZD 20

  • La Prosciutteria150 m

    Address: Via dei Neri 54/r
    Phone: +39 055 265 4472

    75% likes this, based on 1064 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: NZD 10 - NZD 36

  • Club del Gusto100 m

    Address: Via De' Neri, 50/r
    Phone: 348 0903142

    60% likes this, based on 171 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Brac50 m

    Address: via dei Vagellai , 18/r
    Phone: 00390550944877

    76% likes this, based on 286 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian

  • La Buchetta Cafe110 m

    Address: Via de Benci 3
    Phone: 055217833

    72% likes this, based on 270 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
    Price Range: NZD 39 - NZD 84

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    46

Hotel Awards

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Balestri Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Balestri

Average guest rating

8.2out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 654 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Hotel Balestri has a good breakfast, localization and conortable rooms.

  • Single
    8.2

    The location, the size of the room and the view. The staff was specially kind and helpful.

  • Single
    10.0

    I loved this hotel, everything about it. It was very close to all the museums and churches, the staff was great, the room perfect. When in Florence I will always stay here.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Assistance from Reception was excellent from start to finish. Great ambiance and wonderful location. The view from the bedroom was beautiful on the 'river side.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    staff was courteous and efficient, hotel was ideally located, loved the breakfast

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Helpful staff, appliances functioning ok, change towels everyday, hot water throughout the day, close to the historical center of Florence.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Front Desk Manager, Albert was extremely friendly and helpful. He always went out of his way to help us and others who were waiting (or calling) at the front desk. We would return to this hotel because of him. Also, the breakfast was good.

    That the roof terrace did not face the Arno River.

  • Single
    8.8

    Staff were excellent - helpful, and charming. Location was superb, right next to the Uffizi gallery, and on the banks of the river. I liked the charm of the foyer area and the no-nonsense but well appointed facilites. I would definitely use the hotel again.

    A little more attention to lighting in the room (bulb not replaced, for example), plus non-slip shower flooring would reassure.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Great location, good friendly staff and comfortable rooms.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    lovely location right next to the river and easy walking distance to the main center restaurants and entertainment

  • Couple
    9.2

    The hotel was beautifully designed, in a perfect location, clean, and the best value for our budget we have found in all of Europe so far.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    location

    poor choice of breakfast with several items I would expect to be standard were extra! For travellers breakfast is important. Also there was no free wifi asthere is in my present,much cheaper hotel in Rome.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Coffee Espresso during the breakfast is excellent ! Perfect location. The reception's staff is very helpful.

    Breakfast is a little poor. One of the hotel's staff during the breakfast was very rough ( the old one ). The price for parking - The offer written price was 25 euros for 24 hours, but when we arrived the price that staff announced for one of the two cars was 35 euros ( The cars are the same size - Honda Accord 2008 and Audi Q5 )

  • Couple
    9.0

    the view from the window to the sity was exellent, the location is exllent, near the centre of the sity, near there are a lot of shops, first of all shop, where is sold the finest italian ice cream! Out room was #501under the roof with balcony, room was very warm!

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    great location and nice view from our large room

    no parking on site

How to reach hotel

hotel Balestri - Florence Florence location
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Hotel Address:

Piazza Mentana 7, Florence, Italy, 50122

Get directions
City Center
  • Florence
    200 m
Airports
  • Peretola (FLR)
    6.5 km
  • Galileo Galilei (PSA)
    70.2 km
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    1.3 km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • All'Antico Vinaio
    130 m
  • Brac (cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian)
    50 m
Parks
  • Giardino Bardini
    430 m
  • Arno River
    450 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    46

Hotel Awards

ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFlorenceBalestri

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in Italy

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