Hotel River - Florence

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Lungarno Della Zecca Vecchia, 18, Florence, Italy, 50122  show map
 4 stars
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Hotel River - Florence

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

EUR 25 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant buffet

Lobby bar

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Restaurants nearby - Wifi was free but awful - Efficient air conditioner - Gorgeous views
  • Nice location on the river - Close to st. croce - Fabulous service - Great price
  • Great sized rooms - Nice bathroom - Secure parking for 25 euros - Highly recommend
  • Little far from the center - Room with a view - Beds were very hard - Roof terrace was a delight
  • Perfect hotel - Short walk to the action - Staff was very friendly - Good breakfast

Overview

River is a 4-star hotel providing a non-smoking accommodation near to Convent of Santa Apollonia, Pitti Palace and Alessandro Cammilli Private Tours. The contemporary hotel was built in 1850 and refurbished in 2011.

Featuring stunning location, the hotel puts guests in the heart of Florence. Hotel River lies within a 10-minute walk from the center of Florence.

This hotel is placed in Santa Croce district, known for a gallery, a basilica and a cathedral.

Hotel River can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Peretola airport.

Rooms

The 38 guest rooms are spread over 4 floors. Some rooms offer a beautiful view of the patio. The rooms are furnished with elegant wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

Serving a rich varied buffet breakfast, the hotel invites guests to the bar from 20:00 to 08:00. Cold drinks are offered in the garden bar. Guests can share a meal in GATTABUIA and Le Lance, located about 250 meters away.

Services

Aside from a lift, allergy friendly rooms and a luggage storage, guests can make use of porter service, concierge service and 24-hour front desk.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 25 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   38.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Paid off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Gay friendly
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa center

Room view

  • River view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Toaster

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Lungarno Della Zecca Vecchia, 18, Florence, Italy, 50122

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City Center
  • Florence
    3000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Campo di Marte Station
    4600 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Zenigata (cuisine: Contemporary)
    300 ft
  • Le Lance
    900 ft
Parks
  • Giardino degli Iris
    1400 ft
  • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose
    1600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    38

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
Size: 250 sq. feet
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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    Size: 195 sq. feet
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      Junior Suite
      Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
      Size: 270 sq. feet
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      • Shower
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        Superior Room
        Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed or Twin beds
        Size: 195 sq. feet
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          Superior Triple Room
          Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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            How to reach hotel

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            Hotel Address:

            Lungarno Della Zecca Vecchia, 18, Florence, Italy, 50122

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Florence
              3000 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Campo di Marte Station
              4600 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Zenigata (cuisine: Contemporary)
              300 ft
            • Le Lance
              900 ft
            Parks
            • Giardino degli Iris
              1400 ft
            • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose
              1600 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2011
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              38

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Santa Croce - 1700 ft
            • 500 Touring Club - 2700 ft

            Places of interest

            • I Mosaici di Lastrucci - 1000 ft
            • Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore - 1400 ft
            • Sant'Ambrogio Market - 1400 ft
            • Piazzale Miquelangelo - 1400 ft
            • CHIESA SANTA CROCE - 1700 ft
            • Basílica de San Miniato a Monte - 2000 ft
            • Dante's House - 3000 ft
            • Palazzo Vecchio - 3000 ft
            • Catedral de Santa María del Fiore - 3700 ft
            • Campanille di Giotto - 3700 ft

            Shopping areas

            • Casa Buonarroti - 1400 ft
            • The Market of San Lorenzo - 1400 ft
            • Bargello Museum - 2700 ft
            • Uffizi Gallery - 3000 ft

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Piazzale Michelangelo - 1400 ft
            • Basilica of Santa Croce - 1700 ft
            • Centro Storico - 2000 ft
            • Piazza della Signoria - 3000 ft
            • Piazza del Duomo - 3700 ft

            Historical sites

            • Il Ponte Vecchio - 3700 ft
            • Il Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore) - 3700 ft

            Museums

            • Casa Buonarroti - 1400 ft
            • Bargello - 2700 ft
            • Uffizi - 3000 ft
            • Die Geburt der Venus Uffizien - 3000 ft
            • National Museum of the Bargello - 3000 ft
            • Dante's House - 3000 ft

            Local attractions

            • Pitti Palace - 5100 ft
              Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Florence
            • Giardino dei Semplici - 5000 ft
              Via Micheli 12, Florence
            • Via Cavour Firenze - 5000 ft
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            • Medici Chapels - 5000 ft
              Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini, 6, Florence
            • Galleria Palatina in Palazzo Pitti - 5100 ft
              Amici di Palazzo Pitti, Florence

            Near the hotel

            • Basilica di San Miniato al Monte - 1500 ft
              Via del Monte alle Croci / Viale Galileo Galilei, Florence
            • Basilica di Santa Croce - 1700 ft
              Piazza Santa Croce 16, Florence
            • Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze - 1400 ft
              Piazza dei Cavalleggeri, 1a,, Florence
            • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose - 1600 ft
              Viale Giuseppe Poggi, 2, Florence
            • I Mosaici Di Lastrucci - 1100 ft
              Via dei Macci, 9, Florence
            • Uffizi Gallery - 2900 ft
              Piazzale degli Uffizi 6, Florence
            • Giardino degli Iris - 1400 ft
              Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence

            Restaurants nearby

            • Zenigata - 300 ft

              Address: Piazza Piave, 2
              Phone: 055 2590228

              Cuisine: Contemporary

            • Torre 69 - 700 ft

              Address: Via Lungarno Cellini 69r
              Phone: 055-6580433

              65% likes this, based on 75 reviews

            • Caffe la Torre - 700 ft

              Address: Lungarno Cellini 65r
              Phone: 055-680 643

              62% likes this, based on 37 reviews

            • Le Lance - 900 ft

              Address: via giuseppe mantellini 2/B
              Phone: (+39) 055 59.95.95

              54% likes this, based on 517 reviews

            • Il Torrino - 700 ft

              Address: Lungarno Cellini, 43r

              96% likes this, based on 38 reviews

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2011
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              38

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            Hotel River Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel River

            Average guest rating

            8.0out of 10
            Fabulous
            Based on 64 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            8.0
            Value
            7.0
            Rooms
            8.0
            Service
            8.0
            Dining
            8.0

            Guest reviews

            • Group of friends
              8.2

              Location, brakfast, gaand patio.

              The rooms are a little dark

            • Single
              7.4

              Convenient location

              No sign outside saying "Best Western"; either it is "Best Western" or "River" not both "american" style soft white bread for breakfast. Coffee made in batches and kept warm, machines making single cups from beans are better

            • Older travelers
              4.6

              Requested river view room on high floor during booking at Booked.net. However, after my credit card was charged (by the hotel directly) the hotel staff said on our arrival that our request could not be fulfilled. The hotel staff were dishonest - they should have rejected or responded to our booking instead of charging my credit card account !!! We finally got a room on upper ground floor (so called 2/f) - the hotel staff said it was the highest floor we could get. Hotel staff are in general rude to Asians.

            • Single
              7.0

              Good friendly staff, clean pleasantly decorated room.

              Internet did not work, a major nuisance. Lift did not work not so bad - I need exercise. Coffee lousy and it is supposed to be Italy. I knew there would be no view from the room but must have misread the information because I thought that the bar had a terrace where one could sit out. This was not the case.

            • Family with children
              7.4

              Convenient and nice location

              Our second room was a bit pokey and old fashioned

            • Group of friends
              5.8

              Location was great, right on the river and close to all major attractions

              Staff were rude and unhelpful Wifi was very poor Breakfast was average

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Hotel River - Florence Florence location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            Lungarno Della Zecca Vecchia, 18, Florence, Italy, 50122

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Florence
              3000 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Campo di Marte Station
              4600 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Zenigata (cuisine: Contemporary)
              300 ft
            • Le Lance
              900 ft
            Parks
            • Giardino degli Iris
              1400 ft
            • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose
              1600 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2011
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              38

            Hotel Awards

            ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFlorenceHotel River

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Spa Hotels in Italy

            Use Badge