Hotel La Venere - Florence

Via Cavour 21, Florence, Italyshow map
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FabulousBased on  176 reviews
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Overview

Set in the historical center of Florence within a 10-minute walk of Santa Maria Novella, this historical-style hotel features 10 rooms and quick access to Ponte Vecchio, which is about 950 meters from. The building was renovated in 2007.

The property is set 10 minutes' walk of the city center. Restaurants and coffee shops are stroll from the hotel.

A local bus stop is 100 meters away. Due to its location 10 km from Peretola airport, it will take about 15 minutes' drive to get there.

Rooms

Room amenities at Hotel La Venere include an individual safe, a refrigerator, a personal computer, a trouser press and IDD telephone. The guestrooms feature en suite bathrooms with a shower and a hairdryer along with a dishwasher, coffee/tea makers and cutlery as well as Italian-style furniture.

Eat & Drink

Offering Italian meals, Trattoria Mario is around 200 meters away.

Services

The Hotel La Venere offers 24-hour front desk, laundry and room service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 36 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   10.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 36 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant buffet

Laundry
Elevator

Lift

Facilities for kids

Kids club

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry

Dining

  • Restaurant buffet

Children

  • Kids club

Room features

  • Mini-bar
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Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Santa Maria NovellaSanta Maria Novella2300 ft
Strozzi PalaceStrozzi Palace2300 ft
Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria NovellaOfficina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella2300 ft
CHIESA SANTA CROCECHIESA SANTA CROCE2700 ft
Santa Maria Novella Train StationSanta Maria Novella Train Station2000 ft
Palazzo dei CongressiPalazzo dei Congressi2000 ft
Il Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore)Il Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore)1400 ft
Accademia GalleryAccademia Gallery400 ft
Galleria degli UffiziGalleria degli Uffizi2700 ft
Via FaenzaVia Faenza1400 ft FlorenceItaly
Santa Maria Maggiore Santa Maria Maggiore 1400 ftPiazza Santa Maria Maggiore
Piazza della SignoriaPiazza della Signoria2500 ftPiazza della Signoria, Florence
Palazzo Vecchio Palazzo Vecchio 2600 ftPiazza della Signoria
Ponte VecchioPonte Vecchio3200 ftVia Por Santa Maria Via Guicciardini
Via Maggio Via Maggio 3300 ft FlorenceItaly
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Trattoria ZaZaTrattoria ZaZa600 ftPiazza Mercato Centrale 26R
Trattoria MarioTrattoria Mario600 ftVia Rosina, 2r
Istanbul KebabIstanbul Kebab100 ftVia Cavour, 41R
Mangiafuoco BracerieMangiafuoco Bracerie400 ftvia Guelfa 24 rosso
Gelateria La CarraiaGelateria La Carraia500 ftpiazza Nazario Sauro, 25
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Piazzale MiquelangeloPiazzale Miquelangelo1.0 mi
Villa MediceaVilla Medicea1.8 mi
Campo di Marte StationCampo di Marte Station5000 ft
Campo di Marte StationCampo di Marte Station5000 ft
Leopolda StationLeopolda Station5000 ft
Artemio Franchi stadiumArtemio Franchi stadium1.5 mi
Pitti PalacePitti Palace4300 ft
Museum of Natural HistoryMuseum of Natural History4600 ft
Salvatore Ferragamo MuseumSalvatore Ferragamo Museum1.4 mi
OgnissantiOgnissanti3300 ftPiazza Ognissanti
Piazzale MichelangeloPiazzale Michelangelo1.0 miViale Michelangelo
Boboli GardensBoboli Gardens1.0 miPiazza de' Pitti
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Getting around
Airports
Peretola (FLR)3.5 mi
Lucca (LCV)34.0 mi
Train
Santa Maria Novella Train Station2300 ft
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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Reviews
7.8
FabulousBased on  176  reviews
  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Location was good - out of the main hussle, but close enough to walk

    Airconditioning not switched on until June, hot room, mosquitos in room

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    The service was consistently warm, friendly and helpful. The hotel reserved tickets for us for the museums and found out information about train/bus schedules, etc. -- always with a smile. Very clean and comfortable rooms. Great location for seeing the sights in Florence. We did not find it noisy at all.

    The opening to the shower stall does not open very wide, so a very large person may have trouble getting in to the shower.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    location is great, staff is great, cost was great. If you have a car it will be pickup when you arrive and delivered to you whne you leave

    breakfast was a little weak but there is pleanty of places to eat near by including a McDonalds right next door and you have may have trouble locating the entrance

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The staff were very friendly and the room was quite comfortable. I had read other reviews which put some doubt in my mind before arriving but the hotel was actually really great. It is small - we had the room behind the reception so there were voices audible in the morning - but nothing to worry about. We didn't have any problems at all. No problem with the location - it is just a few hundred meters from the duomo. Strongly recommend.

    Internet is expensive as others have said (4€ for an hour) but for a quick check of emails, etc without having to leave the hotel, it was ok. There are plenty of internet cafés around but probably better things to be doing in Florence than being on the internet anyway. Breakfast was a little limited some days (I think it pays to arrive early) but absolutely ok. Toast, cereal, pastries, yoghurt, cheese, meats and even fresh espresso coffee to order.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The location of the hotel was good and it had air conditioning.

    The bathroom was very small.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Best thing first: the hotel has a fantastic atmosphere to it. Like an old monastery (rooms furnished accordingly simple - but adequate!) with a beautiful green courtyard. Really special. Breakfast was very good (many choices) and despite the size of the hotel (they have several conference rooms) it was not crowded or loud. Loved to relax there after a long day out in Pisa and/or surroundings. 10-15Min to the airport, ca. 5Min to the central station. Staff was helpful and nice.

    No complaints. But one should be aware, that the hotel is about 20min walk from downtown Pisa. We liked it for it.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    In the action spot.

    To small and smelly washrooms!

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    The hotel was near all the city's attractions. You could reach Duomo in 5 mnutes' walk. The room was clean, spacious and it had a view to the city's main road. It was an excellent choice!

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Very nice service, good central location, well-designed art rooms.

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    unfortunately we didn't like almost anything but the morning coffee.

    The room that we asked to was different from what we asked, although we sent writtten specification for our needs. no one find the time to let us know before we come that we are not going to have two different bad at the room. in order to give us what we want they asked for almost double cost, and only after we show them that it was written on our order, and therefore we will more to another hotel, they offered another room for no extra payment. we wanted to reduce the staying from 7 days to 4, and they insist to get paymnet for all the 7 days, although the policy on the conformation was that the penalty supposed to be only one night extra, only after the involving of the bookin team they agreed to get the penulty for one night instead of..

  • 6.6
    Good

    The location of the hotel and the valet car parking

    The website of the hotel gave a higher image of quality than was the reality.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Friendly staff, reasonably good breakfast.

    Had to book a 4 person room for 3 of us, double bed plus bunks, cramped, small shower with broken door runners, was not worth the cost.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Very close to the historic center of Florence.

    Hotel was rather cramped, in both the public and private spaces. No parking available (the hotel has an arrangement with a distant parking lot which must be called to deliver your car and they are rather costly). But the location makes up for these shortcomings.

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    The hotel was not near the station like the advert stated,we had to take a taxi which was costly to get there.The worst part is that it is situated on the second floor with other hotels ,the sign was not very visible to notice on the road.The old narrow lift hardly takes 2 people .The rooms are tiny too and the sofa was old and uncomfortable.The breakfats room is also terribly narrow and there was no buffet but a simple bread ,butter ,jam and croissants! the receptionist served the coffee while she answered her reception phone.Had to ask for milk ,butter and bread too as it was no replenished accordingly for the guests.They also drew a partial amount for the room as i booked in January.When questioned they said they had to have a guarantee

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Staff were most welcoming...they went out of their way to help where needed. The first night we arrived, we'd searched for what felt like hours to find this street. The clerk felt our frustration and handed each of us a glass of red wine. The room also had a bottle of San Benedetto chilled for us along with some cookies. Very sweet!

    The walk up to the third floor is dismal and completely uninviting.The street is very busy with tourists which means a lot of street noise unless you close the windows.

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Highlights
8
FabulousBased on  176 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 3 Star Hotels in Italy

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Good to know
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Airports
Peretola (FLR)3.5 mi
Lucca (LCV)34.0 mi
Train
Santa Maria Novella Train Station2300 ft
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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