River Hotel - Florence

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

 Paid Wi-Fi
 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

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

The three-star Hotel River is comfortably situated in the heart of Florence, in front of the beautiful river.
This traditional 19th century mansion comprises winter garden and terrace.
The refined 38 guest rooms are fitted with free internet connection and satellite TV.
Guests are served impressive breakfast buffet in the elegant dining room.
Firenze Santa Maria Novella Railway Station is about 2.3km away.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of rooms   38.

Rooms

Classic Rooms are completed with classic Florentine style design, parquet floors, private balcony, en suite bathroom, free Wi-Fi internet connection, air conditioning and heating, flat screen satellite TV and direct dial telephone.
Superior Rooms include frescoed ceilings, work desk, safe box, alarm clock, iron and iron board, and bathroom with shower, hair dryer and courtesy products.

Dining options

The breakfast room offers rich buffet breakfast, including fresh bread, croissants and pastry, cakes, fresh fruits, yogurt, meat and cheese, boiled eggs, cereals, hot beverages and cold juices, from 7am to 9.30am.

The hotel River provides visitors with a free american breakfast. 

Services

Free Wi-Fi internet connection is available in all rooms and public areas.

Leisure

Guests may unwind at the picturesque terrace with stunning river views and in the winter garden and patio.

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Facilities

General

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

Guest Parking

  • public hotel parking is possible at a location nearby and the rate is EUR 25 per day.

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Spa center
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • River view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

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

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

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

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  1 am

Check-Out

  • until  1 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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
    900 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Campo di Marte Station
    1.5km
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    1.8km
Bus stop
  • 100 m
Restaurants
  • Le Lance
    210 m
  • Zenigata (cuisine: Contemporary)
    150 m
Parks
  • Giardino degli Iris
    400 m
  • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose
    430 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  1 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    38

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Rooms and availability

Classic Rooms are completed with classic Florentine style design, parquet floors, private balcony, en suite bathroom, free Wi-Fi internet connection, air conditioning and heating, flat screen satellite TV and direct dial telephone.
Superior Rooms include frescoed ceilings, work desk, safe box, alarm clock, iron and iron board, and bathroom with shower, hair dryer and courtesy products.

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      Size: 24m2
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      With stunning views of the Arno River, this spacious junior suite has wood-beamed or frescoed ceilings, free Wi-Fi and elegant, modern furnishings.

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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
            900 m
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Campo di Marte Station
            1.5km
          • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
            1.8km
          Bus stop
          • 100 m
          Restaurants
          • Le Lance
            210 m
          • Zenigata (cuisine: Contemporary)
            150 m
          Parks
          • Giardino degli Iris
            400 m
          • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose
            430 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  1 am
          • Check-Out:
            until  1 am
          • Year renovated:
            2011
          • Number of rooms:
            38

          Hotel Awards

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          Best Spa Hotels in Italy

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          What's nearby

          What's nearby.

          City Center is only 800m from the hotel.
          Basilica of Santa Croce is just 700m away.
          Piazza della Signoria, an L-shaped square in front of the Palazzo Vecchio is approximately 1km away.
          Giotto’s Campanile, a free-standing bell tower that is part of Florence Cathedral is only 1.6km away.

          Tourist attractions

          • Santa Croce - 400 m
          • 500 Touring Club - 700 m
          • Duomo Area - 1.0km
          • Duomo - S.Maria del Fiore - - 1.1km
          • Uffizi/Ponte Vecchio - 1.1km

          Places of interest

          • I Mosaici di Lastrucci - 200 m
          • Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore - 300 m
          • CHIESA SANTA CROCE - 400 m
          • Piazzale Miquelangelo - 400 m
          • Basílica de San Miniato a Monte - 600 m
          • Ponte Alle Grazie - 1.0km
          • Catedral de Santa María del Fiore - 1.1km
          • Campanille di Giotto - 1.1km
          • Baptisterio - 1.1km

          Shopping areas

          • The Market of San Lorenzo - 400 m

          Amusement

          • Cinema Gambrinus CineHall - 1.1km

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Basilica of Santa Croce - 400 m
          • Centro Storico - 500 m
          • Hospital of Innocents - 1.1km
          • Belltower by Giotto - 1.1km

          Historical sites

          • Piazza della Signoria - 1.0km
          • Il Ponte Vecchio - 1.0km
          • Il Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore) - 1.1km

          Museums

          Local Attractions

          • Botanical Gardens (Orto Botanico) - 1.5km
            Via Pier Antonio Micheli, 3, Florence
          • Museo Zoologico La Specola - 1.6km
            Via Romana 17, Florence
          • Chiostro dello Scalzo - 1.6km
            Via Cavour 69, Florence
          • Church of Santo Spirito - 1.5km
            Piazza Santo Spirito, Florence
          • MNAF: Alinari National Museum of Photography - 1.6km
            Piazza Santa Maria Novella 14r, Florence

          Near the hotel

          • Basilica di San Miniato al Monte - 410 m
            Via del Monte alle Croci / Viale Galileo Galilei, Florence
          • Uffizi Gallery - 790 m
            Piazzale degli Uffizi 6, Florence
          • Giardino degli Iris - 400 m
            Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence
          • Museo dell'Opera di Santa Croce - 430 m
            Piazza Santa Croce 16, Florence
          • Basilica di Santa Croce - 430 m
            Piazza Santa Croce 16, Florence
          • Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze - 330 m
            Piazza dei Cavalleggeri, 1a,, Florence
          • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose - 430 m
            Viale Giuseppe Poggi, 2, Florence

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Le Lance - 210 m

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

            62% likes this, based on 531 reviews

          • Torre 69 - 180 m

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

            65% likes this, based on 75 reviews

          • Il Torrino - 180 m

            Address: Lungarno Cellini, 43r

            92% likes this, based on 33 reviews

          • Zenigata - 150 m

            Address: Piazza Piave, 2
            Phone: 055 2590228

            Cuisine: Contemporary

          • Caffe la Torre - 180 m

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

            66% likes this, based on 42 reviews

          Getting there.

          Florence Amerigo Vespucci Airport is about 8.6km away.
          By car head southeast on Via del Termine, continue onto Viale Zoroastro da Peretola, follow onto Viale degli Astronauti, continue onto Viale Alessandro Guidoni, turn right onto Via Enrico Forlanini, at the roundabout, take the second exit onto Via di Novoli, continue straight onto Viale Francesco Redi, turn right onto Viale Belfiore, take left onto Via Guido Monaco, turn left onto Viale Filippo Strozzi, take right onto Viale Spartaco Lavagnini, turn right onto Piazza della Liberta, continue onto Viale Giacomo Matteotti, at the roundabout, take the first exit onto Viale Antonio Gramsci, turn right onto Piazza Cesare Beccaria, take right onto Piazza Piave and follow onto Lungarno della Zecca Vecchia.

          Getting around.

          Firenze Santa Maria Novella Railway Station is about 2.3km away.
          Alamanni-Stazione Tram Stop is only 2.2km away.
          Zecca Vecchia Bus Stop is just 20m away.

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  1 am
          • Check-Out:
            until  1 am
          • Year renovated:
            2011
          • Number of rooms:
            38

          Hotel Awards

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          River Reviews

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

          Average guest rating

          8.0out of 10
          Excellent
          Based on 64 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Location
          8.0
          Value
          7.0
          Rooms
          8.0
          Service
          8.0
          Dining
          8.0

          Individual 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 River Hotel - Florence Florence location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

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

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Florence
            900 m
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Campo di Marte Station
            1.5km
          • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
            1.8km
          Bus stop
          • 100 m
          Restaurants
          • Le Lance
            210 m
          • Zenigata (cuisine: Contemporary)
            150 m
          Parks
          • Giardino degli Iris
            400 m
          • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose
            430 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  1 am
          • Check-Out:
            until  1 am
          • Year renovated:
            2011
          • Number of rooms:
            38

          Hotel Awards

          ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFlorenceRiver

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

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