Hotel Balcony - Florence

Via Dei Banchi 3, Florence, Italy, 50123  show map
 2 stars
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Hotel Balcony - Florence

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Valet parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

Surrounded by the palace and galleries, Hotel Balcony offers 14 guestrooms featuring a panoramic view.

The hotel is set in the historical center of Florence just 5-minute walk from Santa Maria Novella, Ponte Vecchio and Uffizi Gallery. The venue is set within 1 km from Florence city center.

Guests can reach Hotel Balcony by car from Peretola airport in 10 minutes.

Rooms

Hotel Balcony is a historical hotel offering rooms with heating, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, an in-room safe and a dressing area as well as tiled bathrooms with a bidet, a shower and a hairdryer. The soundproof rooms feature the cathedral view. Guests can also use an electric kettle and a fridge available in each room.

Eat & Drink

At the hotel Balcony guests are invited to a buffet breakfast served for free. 

Services

The hotel offers a safe deposit box, a baggage storage and a designated smoking area and such services as shuttle service, 24-hour reception and concierge service.

Relax

On-site leisure options feature a sundeck and a cocktail lounge.

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.

Number of rooms:   14.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Coffee shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • Welcome drink
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Kettle
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Patio
  • Daybed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

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

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from 14:00-22:00 hours

Check-Out

  • until 07:00-11:00 hours

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 16 may stay at the price of EUR 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of EUR 10 per person per night in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 16 may stay at the price of EUR 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Via Dei Banchi 3, Florence, Italy, 50123

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City Center
  • Florence
    100 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    500 m
  • Campo di Marte Station
    2.1km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Da il Latini (cuisine: Italian)
    260 m
  • Buca Lapi
    70 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from 14:00-22:00 hours
  • Check-Out:
    until 07:00-11:00 hours
  • Number of rooms:
    14

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 14m2
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  • Air conditioning
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Soundproofed and air-conditioned room with a LED satellite TV and free Wi-Fi.

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    How to reach hotel

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    Hotel Address:

    Via Dei Banchi 3, Florence, Italy, 50123

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Florence
      100 m
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
      500 m
    • Campo di Marte Station
      2.1km
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Da il Latini (cuisine: Italian)
      260 m
    • Buca Lapi
      70 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from 14:00-22:00 hours
    • Check-Out:
      until 07:00-11:00 hours
    • Number of rooms:
      14

    Hotel Awards

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    Hotel Balcony Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Santa Maria Novella - 100 m
    • Strozzi Palace - 200 m
    • Duomo - S.Maria del Fiore - - 200 m
    • Duomo Area - 300 m
    • San Lorenzo Basilica - 300 m

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 100 m

    Places of interest

    • Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella - 200 m
    • Via Dè Tornabuoni - 200 m
    • Catedral de Santa María del Fiore - 300 m
    • Die verzwickteste Wegeskreuzung der Welt - 300 m
    • Baptisterio - 300 m
    • Campanille di Giotto - 400 m

    Train stations

    • Santa Maria Novella Train Station - 400 m

    Amusement

    • River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival - 100 m
    • Odeon - 200 m
    • Cinema Gambrinus CineHall - 300 m

    Monuments and Landmarks

    • Belltower by Giotto - 300 m
    • Florence Baptistry - 300 m
    • Piazza del Duomo - 400 m
    • Medici Riccardi Palace - 400 m

    Historical sites

    • Pallazzo Pitti - 100 m
    • Il Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore) - 300 m
    • Il Ponte Vecchio - 400 m
    • Piazza della Signoria - 500 m

    Museums

    • Palazzo strozzi - 200 m
    • Dante's House - 500 m
    • Accademia Gallery - 500 m

    Local Attractions

    • Basilica di San Miniato al Monte - 1.6km
      Via del Monte alle Croci / Viale Galileo Galilei, Florence
    • Roman Theater and Civic Museum (Teatro Romano e Museo Civico) - 1.8km
      Via Portigiani 1, Fiesole
    • Stibbert Museum - 2.1km
      via F. Stibbert, 26, Florence
    • Giardino degli Iris - 1.6km
      Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence
    • Museo Enrico Caruso - 1.8km
      Via di Bellosguardo 54, Lastra a Signa

    Near the hotelNear the hotel

    • Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - 410 m
      via della Canonica, 1, Florence
    • Church of Santa Maria Novella - 160 m
      Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Florence
    • Museo di Santa Maria Novella - 180 m
      Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Florence
    • Villa Medicea di Cerreto Guidi - 180 m
      Via dei Ponti Medicei, 7, Florence
    • Santa Maria Maggiore - 120 m
      Piazza Santa Maria Maggiore, Florence
    • MNAF: Alinari National Museum of Photography - 150 m
      Piazza Santa Maria Novella 14r, Florence
    • Museum Casa Martelli - 180 m
      Via Zannetti n. 8, 50122 Firenze, Florence

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Da il Latini - 260 m

      Address: Via Palchetti 6/r
      Phone: +39 055 210916

      67% likes this, based on 1877 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian
      Price Range: CAD 34 - CAD 133

    • Ristorante Alla Griglia - 50 m

      Address: Via Dei Banchi 25/R
      Phone: 055290314

      71% likes this, based on 107 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian

    • L'Osteria di Giovanni - 170 m

      Address: Via del Moro, 22
      Phone: +39 055 284897

      78% likes this, based on 875 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian
      Price Range: CAD 47 - CAD 180

    • Buca Lapi - 70 m

      Address: 1R Via del Trebbio
      Phone: 055-213-768

      76% likes this, based on 269 reviews

    • Ciro and Sons - 120 m

      Address: via del giglio 28r
      Phone: 39 055 289694

      72% likes this, based on 519 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from 14:00-22:00 hours
    • Check-Out:
      until 07:00-11:00 hours
    • Number of rooms:
      14

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    Hotel Balcony Reviews

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

    Individual guest reviews

    • Family with children
      8.8

      Guido and his dad were so nice and very helpful and welcoming. We stayed for two nights with our little daughter and she slept really well. The hotel is very close to everything and we were able to walk to many of the tourist attractions but still very quiet in the evenings. Its a great price for what you get and I would stay again.

    • Group of friends
      7.0

      The location of Hotel Balcony is perfect! The staff of the hotel is very friendly. It was good to start the journey to Florence from Hotel Balcony.

    • Group of friends
      8.8

      The staff were very very friendly and helpful and went out of their way to give us advice and assistance. The hotel was basic but clean and the location is unbeatable, right next to the Duomo and all the main sights, and in the heart of the main shopping area.

    • Single
      6.6

      Nicely located with a great view from the balcony.

      There was not a secure luggage hold for you to place your bags if you had a later departure from the city,

    • Couple
      7.8

      Staff were very friendly and helpful. Room was a good size for europe and always clean. While a bit noisy, the windows blocked most of the noise. Very central location - 5 min walk to the Duomo and less than 10 min to main train station. Typical euro breakfast with rolls, cold meat/cheese, cereal/granola, and a nifty espresso/hot chocolate/coffee machine.

      Hard beds. Outdated decor.

    • Group of friends
      10.0

      I like the location, price and staff.

    • Single
      7.4

      Very good location, close to station and sights.

      Unfortunately usual problem for solo travellers, small room at top of building.

    • Single
      7.4

      Excellent location in the center, but yet quiet. Very nice and helpful staff!

      It was a bit cold at nights.... heating was not really working correctly in my room.

    • Couple
      10.0

      We loved this hotel! The staff were great-- they went out of their way to be helpful, from providing a map and circling all the highlights of the city and the services around the hotel to serving us a bit of breakfast and coffee even though we slept through the breakfast hour. The young guy was very friendly and chatty and we had a good time joking around with him.Our room faced right out onto a corner of the roof terrace-- you could slide the windows open and lean right out, or set up your own little bar. The room was clean and housekeeping tidied every day, even when we slept in and left late. Don't even bother looking for anywhere else to stay in Florence, you won't find better value for money than Hotel Balcony. 'Captain Jack' approves!

    • Group of friends
      10.0

      Very helpful manager, wonderful location, roof garden a bonus great views.

    • Single
      10.0

      I have stayed in February at the Balcony Hotel and they were really friendly, The location is perfect, walking distance from the train station and all attractions. The room and the bathroom is clean and they made my stay worth while ! Would definitely stay there again !!!!

    • Single
      9.2

      Very friendly staff, great location, great price. Surprisingly quiet at night given central location.

      I'd take a plug in mosquito repellent next time. Also walls crazily thin on top floor. Couple next door were speaking quietly and was like they were in same room!

    • Family with children
      8.8

      Love the staff, the localization.

      Paid internet and waiting till 8pm for hot water.

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      A small friendly family-run hotel offering good value for money and a great location. Staff were extremely helpful and informative. They kindly pre-booked museum and gallery tickets, on our behalf, saving us hours of queing.

    • Group of friends
      8.8

      Location is great, staff is very kind, breakfast is ok, room is clean.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Hotel Balcony - Florence Florence location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Via Dei Banchi 3, Florence, Italy, 50123

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Florence
      100 m
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
      500 m
    • Campo di Marte Station
      2.1km
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Da il Latini (cuisine: Italian)
      260 m
    • Buca Lapi
      70 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from 14:00-22:00 hours
    • Check-Out:
      until 07:00-11:00 hours
    • Number of rooms:
      14

    Hotel Awards

    ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFlorenceHotel Balcony

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

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