Basilea Hotel - Florence

Via Guelfa, 41, Florence, Italy, 50129  show map
 3 stars
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Basilea Hotel - Florence

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

 Breakfast
 Food/Drinks

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Business corner

Verified Reviews:

  • Many restaurants near by - Nice view of the duomo - Air conditioner was noisy - Good value
  • Fantastic hotel - Proximity to all the art - Great service - Communal terrace
  • Very small room - Beds/towels are changed daily - Bed was comfortable - Cheap price
  • Good central location - Parking arrangement - Breakfast was good - Recommend this hotel
  • Close to train station - Room had a balcony - Bathroom was small - Staff was friendly

Overview

The pleasant Basilea Hotel is situated in the market district next to the chapel, the palace and the cathedral. Featuring Mediterranean architecture, the property was remodeled in 2002.

The perfect setting offers an easy access to Statue of David, Piazzale Michelangelo and Fortezza da Basso in a 5-minute walking distance. Basilea Hotel lies within a 10-minute walk from the center of Florence.

Filippo Strozzi bus stop is just 100 meters away from the hotel and a 5-minute walk is enough to get to Santa Maria Novella train station. The hotel is around 10 km from Peretola airport.

Rooms

This property comprises 38 rooms featuring Classic Quadruple Room, Classic Triple Room and Economy Double Room with free Wi-Fi, LCD TV, an in-room safe, a refrigerator and an iron with ironing board. The individual rooms feature the city view. The hotel rooms come with parquet floor and wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the bar every morning. Serving italian specialties, Trattoria ZaZa is about 200 meters away.

Services

A baggage storage, a cash machine and a designated smoking area together with a business corner and a photocopier are offered.

Relax

Guests with children can use cribs and a game room available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 26 per day.

Number of rooms:   38.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Hairdresser
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business corner
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Reading room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

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

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Via Guelfa, 41, Florence, Italy, 50129

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City Center
  • Florence
    600 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    400 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Trattoria ZaZa (cuisine: Italian)
    170 m
  • Osteria I Brincello (cuisine: Italian)
    70 m
Parks
  • Botanical Gardens (Orto Botanico)
    670 m
  • Giardino dei Semplici
    690 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    38

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 14 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Classic Twin

Room facilities
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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    Size: 25 m²
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Triple room

    Room facilities
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      Standard Quadruple Room
      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
      Size: 28 m²
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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        Economy Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
        Size: 14 m²
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        • Air conditioning
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Basilea Hotel - Florence Florence location
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          Hotel Address:

          Via Guelfa, 41, Florence, Italy, 50129

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Florence
            600 m
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
            400 m
          • Bus stop
            200 m
          Restaurants
          • Trattoria ZaZa (cuisine: Italian)
            170 m
          • Osteria I Brincello (cuisine: Italian)
            70 m
          Parks
          • Botanical Gardens (Orto Botanico)
            670 m
          • Giardino dei Semplici
            690 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            38

          Hotel Awards

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          Best 3 Star Hotels in Italy

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          Basilea Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • San Lorenzo Basilica - 300 m
          • Basilica of San Lorenzo - 400 m
          • Duomo - S.Maria del Fiore - - 500 m

          Places of interest

          • Via Cavour Firenze - 400 m
          • Fortezza da Basso - 400 m
          • Campanille di Giotto - 500 m
          • Catedral de Santa María del Fiore - 500 m
          • Baptisterio - 500 m

          Train stations

          Convention centers

          • Via Faenza - 200 m
          • Palazzo dei Congressi - 300 m
          • Fortezza da Basso - 400 m

          Shopping areas

          • San Marco Museum - 400 m
          • Accademia Gallery - 400 m

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Medici Riccardi Palace - 300 m
          • Convent of San Marco - 400 m
          • Rucellai Palace - 400 m
          • Florence Baptistry - 500 m

          Historical sites

          • Palazzo Vecchio - 300 m
          • Pallazzo Pitti - 400 m

          Museums

          • Galleria dell'Accademia - 400 m
          • San Marco Museum - 400 m
          • Galería de la Academia - 400 m

          Local attractions

          • Roman Theater and Civic Museum (Teatro Romano e Museo Civico) - 1.5 km
            Via Portigiani 1, Fiesole
          • Stibbert Museum - 1.6 km
            via F. Stibbert, 26, Florence
          • Museo Stibbert - 1.6 km
            Via Stibbert, 26, Florence
          • San Felice in Piazza - 1.5 km
            Piazza S. Felice, Florence
          • Museo Zoologico La Specola - 1.6 km
            Via Romana 17, Florence

          Near the hotel

          • Cenacolo di Fuligno Museum - 210 m
            Via Faenza 42, Firenze, Florence
          • Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - 660 m
            via della Canonica, 1, Florence
          • Medici Chapels (Cappelle Medicee) - 350 m
            Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini, 6, Florence
          • Museo di San Marco - 400 m
            Piazza San Marco 1, Florence
          • Convent of Santa Apollonia (Cenacolo di Sant'Apollonia) - 260 m
            Via XXVII Aprile 1, Florence
          • Leonardo da Vinci Museum - 330 m
            Via Cavour, 21, Florence
          • Basilica di San Lorenzo - 360 m
            Piazza San Lorenzo, 9, Florence

          Restaurants nearby

          • Trattoria ZaZa - 170 m

            Address: Piazza Mercato Centrale 26R
            Phone: +39 (0)55 215411

            66% likes this, based on 1698 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian
            Price Range: GBP 1 - GBP 44

          • Trattoria Mario - 170 m

            Address: Via Rosina, 2r
            Phone: +39 055 21 85 50

            79% likes this, based on 1436 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian
            Price Range: GBP 5 - GBP 16

          • Osteria Tozzo di Pane - 50 m

            Address: Via Guelfa 94 rosso
            Phone: 055-475-753

            83% likes this, based on 168 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian
            Price Range: GBP 23 - GBP 34

          • Osteria I Brincello - 70 m

            Address: Via Nazionale 110 r
            Phone: 39(0)55282645

            82% likes this, based on 765 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian

          • Il Cantone del Guelfo - 10 m

            Address: Via Guelfa, 41/43

            85% likes this, based on 24 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            38

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          Basilea Reviews

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

          Average guest rating

          6.6out of 10
          Good
          Based on 263 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Family with children
            6.2

            The staff is friendly

            Not easy to find, very old hotel.

          • Single
            4.6

            Location was great.

            I didn't not enjoy my stay at all. The room was incredibly small - almost impossible to move around in, the air conditioning was horrible and I had to wait a night until they could get me a fan and once I got the fan it was even harder to move around in the room, the entire room smelled horrible - a wet moldy fragrance, and the bathroom smelled especially bad - probably because with the flat floor, most of the water from the shower just sits around and/or spills out the door into the room where it ferments for days and days. Do not stay at Hotel Basilea.

          • Family with children
            8.2

            It is very well located.

            The water pressure of the shower wasn´t very strong.

          • Family with children
            10.0

            Perfec price, service and location

            Not applicable

          • Couple
            4.6

            The hotel staff was nice, and the location was very good.

            The bathroom smelled horribly, and was unusable.

          • Group of friends
            6.6

            So close to metro, train staition and museums. Breakfast was so good.

            We had a itch problem maybe because of the sheets. But absolutely because of the hotel. Because when we had left from there, it was solved.

          • Single
            10.0

            The room was big and furniture was clasical and classy.

          • Group of friends
            7.4

            Good location only 5 minutes from the railway station and a short 10 minute walk to the town centre. Big, clean and comfortable room with a terrace. Staff were very helpful and friendly (except one particular receptionist who was particularly grumpy and rude but the other helpful receptionists made up for him). Hotel is nothing fancy but fine for a few days and well priced in comparison to other hotels in Florence.

            Only the grumpy receptionist... All else was fine for a budget hotel.

          • Couple
            6.2

            I liked Hotel Basilea's price, which was quite fair. Its location is also good, taking only a five - ten minute walk to Duomo. There is free wi-fi in the lobby which you can get it in room 105 as well.

            The breakfast needs some not-sweet croissants and some nutella. If someone would bring their own nutella (which I didn't), they would rock the place. The neighbourhood mostly consists of immigrants, so those who want to be "in the heart of italy" might be disappointed. The rooms need better air conditioning.

          • Family with children
            7.8

            Wonderfully located boutique hotel with good services.

          • Single
            10.0

            Everything check in staff excellent always willing to help breakfast buffett excellent choice of everything eggs rolls croissants coffee tea etc. Room was good size bathroom very big, bigger than some hotels rooms I have stayed in. Balconey available. Walking distance of train station good choice of restaurants

          • Single
            7.8

            Friendly staff, overall standard and cleanliness.

            Noisy room doors. Especially annoying when you have a group of travellers as neighbors.

          • Older travelers
            2.8

            Location

            Hotel gave us a room at the anex where a group of young children were staying for a school trip. They were making terrible noises in the evening & early morning running around the corridor banging on each others' doors & talking loud (almost screaming) in the communal area. I had a word with some children, but they did not take it seriously. We asked the hotel to change the room next day, but the reception only said they would have a word with their teachers. They were making terrible noise again from early morning next day, which kept waking me up and could not get back to sleep for a while. Feeling tired we decided to have an early night on that day (we travelled to Venice that day) rather than going out in the evening. Bed linen smelt bad too. Fruit juice for breakfast tasted horrible (diluted with water). I would not recommend the hotel.

          • Single
            6.6

            Great location!!!!! Not far from Santa Maria Novell Railway station. All Firenza is in walking distanse.

            Small bathroom. Nit really confortable bed. Big problemm with power receptacle. Some ot tham looks a bit dangerous. unefficient hairdrier. But in comperison with location it's not so important :)

          • Single
            5.4

            The central position: very close to the train station and to San Lorenzo area.

            I had a single room, there wasn't enough space to do anything but sleeping. Moreover the air conditioned was broken.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Basilea Hotel - Florence Florence location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Via Guelfa, 41, Florence, Italy, 50129

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Florence
            600 m
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
            400 m
          • Bus stop
            200 m
          Restaurants
          • Trattoria ZaZa (cuisine: Italian)
            170 m
          • Osteria I Brincello (cuisine: Italian)
            70 m
          Parks
          • Botanical Gardens (Orto Botanico)
            670 m
          • Giardino dei Semplici
            690 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            38

          Hotel Awards

          ItalianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFlorenceBasilea

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

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