Rapallo Hotel - Florence

Via Santa Caterina D'Alessandria 7, Florence, Italy, 50129  show map
 3 stars
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Rapallo Hotel - Florence

Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 25 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Verified Reviews:

  • Parking very expensive - Had a lovely terrace - Great view - Good service
  • Free bottled water - Mini bar in the room - Complementary tea, coffee - Comfortable beds
  • Lovely hotel - Elegant room - Staff was friendly - Very loud from the traffic
  • 10 minute walk to the centre - Decent breakfast - Good value for money - Recommend it
  • Minutes from the train station - Room was clean - Bathroom is very small - Free wifi

Overview

Rapallo Hotel is a 3-star excellent property with modern rooms situated 1400 meters away from Uffizi Gallery. Operating in Florence since 1869, this hotel features Renaissance architecture and modern comforts.

The hotel is placed 15 minutes' walk from Santa Maria Novella. Rapallo Hotel is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of Florence.

There are shopping places, such as a market and shops nearby.

The hotel enjoys a central location within 10 minutes' drive from Peretola airport.

Rooms

With a beautiful view over the river, 26 rooms offer a ceiling fan, a laptop safe, Wi-Fi, a personal computer and a private terrace along with an en suite bathroom featuring a bathtub, a hairdryer and a shower. The property boasts views of Fiesole Hills and the Arno River from its rooms. They have wooden floor and elegant furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests are offered a buffet breakfast served from 7:30 to 10:00. The hotel invites guests to the American bar to relax with a drink. Offering Chinese and Italian meals, Dinastia Tang lies in a historic area, just 150 meters from the property.

Services

Guests can rent bicycles and cars to discover the nearby sites.

Relax

Rapallo Hotel provides babysitting, a mini club and cots for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation might be needed) at EUR 25 per day.

The personnel at the hotel speaks English, German, French, Spanish, Italian.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   26.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Paid mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

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

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Fluffy down duvets
  • Down duvets

Media

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

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
One child
3 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Via Santa Caterina D'Alessandria 7, Florence, Italy, 50129

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City Center
  • Florence
    3000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Bar 53 Bottega (cuisine: Eclectic)
    100 ft
  • Il Vegetariano
    400 ft
Parks
  • Botanical Gardens
    1800 ft
  • Giardino dei Semplici
    1900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    26

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Rooms and availability

Rapallo photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Room
City view
  • Room size:

    155 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 French bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Ceiling fan
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Hypoallergenic bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

TWN - STANDARD ROOM. BED & BREAKFAST

Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Standard Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Superior Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Economy Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Rapallo Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Basilica of San Lorenzo400 ft
  • San Lorenzo Basilica2000 ft

Popular areas

  • Via Faenza1700 ft

Places of interest

  • Via Cavour Firenze1000 ft

Train stations

Convention centers

  • Palazzo dei Congressi1000 ft
  • Fortezza da Basso1700 ft
  • Fortezza da Basso1700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Rucellai Palace400 ft
  • Convent of San Marco1000 ft
  • Medici Riccardi Palace2000 ft
  • Hospital of Innocents2000 ft
  • Hospital of Innocents2000 ft

Historical sites

  • Palazzo Vecchio1700 ft
  • Pallazzo Pitti2300 ft

Museums

  • San Marco Museum1400 ft
  • Galería de la Academia1400 ft
  • San Marco Museum1400 ft
  • Accademia Gallery1700 ft
  • Galleria dell'Accademia1700 ft

Local attractions

  • Horne Museum5100 ft
    6 Via dei Benci, Florence
  • San Frediano in Cestello5100 ft
    Piazza di Cestello, Florence
  • I Mosaici Di Lastrucci5200 ft
    Via dei Macci, 9, Florence
  • Opera at St. Mark's Anglican Church5200 ft
    Via Maggio, 16, Florence
  • Santa Felicita5200 ft
    Piazza Santa Felicita, Florence

Near the hotel

  • Church of Santa Felicita600 ft
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  • Chiostro dello Scalzo1200 ft
    Via Cavour 69, Florence
  • Via Cavour Firenze1300 ft
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  • Galleria dell'Accademia1900 ft
    Via Ricasoli 58 - 60, Florence
  • Convent of Santa Apollonia 900 ft
    Via XXVII Aprile 1, Florence
  • Museo di San Marco1400 ft
    Piazza San Marco 1, Florence
  • University of Florence Natural History Museum1500 ft
    Via Giorgio La Pira, 4, Florence

Restaurants nearby

  • Bar 53 Bottega100 ft

    Address: Via Santa Caterina d'Alesssandria 3

    76% likes this, based on 12 reviews
    Cuisine: Eclectic

  • Caffe Rainer400 ft

    Address: Via San Zanobi 97/R
    Phone: 055 5276 634

    86% likes this, based on 44 reviews
    Cuisine: Austrian
    Price Range: USD 1 - USD 13

  • Ristorante Cucina Sant'Andrea400 ft

    Address: Via Vincenzo Salvagnoli 43
    Phone: +39 0571 73657

    74% likes this, based on 76 reviews

  • Il Vegetariano400 ft

    Address: Via delle Ruote, 30r
    Phone: 055-475-030

    69% likes this, based on 264 reviews
    Price Range: USD 6 - USD 10

  • Antica Trattoria \1400 ft

    Address: Via S.Gallo 112/r
    Phone: +39 055 472 475

    86% likes this, based on 2137 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 15 - USD 40

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    26

Hotel Awards

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Best Family Hotels in Italy

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  • Scandicci hotels - 6 km
  • Bagno A Ripoli hotels - 6 km
  • Grassina hotels - 6 km
  • Settignano hotels - 5 km
  • San Jacopo al Girone hotels - 6 km
  • Pratolino hotels - 11 km

Rapallo Reviews

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

Average guest rating

8.2out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 388 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
8.0
Rooms
8.0
Service
8.0
Value
10.0
Dining
8.0

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    4.2

    I liked the lobby and the fact that I had free wireless service there. Cleaning service was good.

    I didn't like the rooms. First they put me in a room next to the elevator, it was really small and looked old and dirty. I asked to see other rooms and finally I got one that was decent, but still did not compare to the photos they placed on Booked.net. So, future travelers, please take my advice and do NOT believe the photos!!!!!!!!! The bathroom was half a meter wide. There was no place to do anything. The streets were really noisy. I will never make the mistake of going to a downtown hotel in Italian cities. They say they keep the true Italian tradition of renaissance lodging...does that mean small, dirty and noisy???????? I would definitly choose Ibis over any three or four star hotel or worse pension in Italy.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    We completely enjoyed our stay at Hotel Rapallo. The entire staff (desk, breakfast and housekeeping) were very professional and helpful. Several reception employees went out of their way to arrange museum and tour reservations for us, assist with rental car changes and make additional telephone arrangements for tours, dinners, etc. We were very pleased with our choice and appreciated all staff efforts to make our stay so enjoyable!

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    The hotel owner and receptionist Mauro were very freindly and helpful. The breakfast room server was also excellent.

    The room was advertised as reduced from 537 Euros for 3 nights, reduced to 197 E. For 197, it was ok, with the breakfast, but in no way was it a 537 value. The room was tiny with 2 small beds, and the bathroom felt like camping in a motorhome, with the shower in the corner next to the toilet and just a shower curtain that stuck to you if you moved. The location was not too far to the train station and the Duomo, so that was ok too.

  • Single
    4.6

    Friendly staff

    noisy, shower combined with toilet, small room

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Although budget hotel, service was if you were in a 5 star. Towels changed every day. Breakfast was ample and more than expected. Heating not restricted. Mini bar/fridge in room.

    The carpet looked 40 years old and would make an immense difference if replaced. Some of the bars holding the carpet in place on the stairs need refixing as it was a little dangerous.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Excellent location not far from the most important places of interest and the railway station. Very good breakfast. Helpful and polite staff.

  • Couple
    4.6

    Close to the center train station and city center, within walking distance to the Duomo. Fairly low price for a three star hotel, good for budget travellers. Free wifi in the hotel but signal can only be detected in the reception room.

    Our room was cramp and of very old style with ''not-so-clean'' carpet on the floor. We don't even have a table in the room, so some of our stuff stayed on the tv (btw, the tv has no cable). The shower was bad in particular, with no real shower place -- there was a plastic curtain barely seperating the wash sink but you still have to bath together with your toilet!!! We were there in July and the air condition of the hotel broke down on the second day of our stay and remained broken until we left on the fifth day.

  • Single
    5.8

    The bathroom was not even up to 1 star standard. The shower was a "wet" area in front of the toilet. Access to bath room required squeezing through the "door" and anyone of larger girth would not have been able to squeeze through to the toilet...Bathroom totally not up to 3 star.

    Staff were helpfull.

  • Older travelers
    2.8

    Absolutely nothing. Definitely do not recommend. No aircon. No working fridge. Definitely needs cleaning and a lot of tlc. Dark and dingy. Checked out after one nights stay. New manager on duty did not charge for the one uncomfortable night and was kind enough to call a taxi to another hotel we found on our walk.

    Everything above. In fact, other guests complained about the same issues but were brave enough to stay.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Very friendly staff. Close to everywhere you need as a tourist.

  • Group of friends
    3.8

    Small and not clean room with an old furniture.

  • Family with children
    6.6

    At walking distance from Firenze center, quiet area. Rooms suitable for a family of 4.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The staff were friendly and helpful. The was a problem with noise as there were a group of students who were running up and down stairs until three o clock in the morning and this spolied the holiday.

  • Single
    9.2

    The staff at Hotel Rapallo was fantastic. They were very welcoming and had wonderful suggestions of places to dine. Molto simpatici!

    It was not that big of a deal, but it would've been nice if there was internet in the rooms. The connection in the lobby was a bit touchy too. Minor problem though.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    Old design of hotel

    The manager changed the sum from my credit card without information and took our passports for whole night without information too.

How to reach hotel

hotel Rapallo Hotel - Florence Florence location
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Hotel Address:

Via Santa Caterina D'Alessandria 7, Florence, Italy, 50129

Get directions
City Center
  • Florence
    3000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Bar 53 Bottega (cuisine: Eclectic)
    100 ft
  • Il Vegetariano
    400 ft
Parks
  • Botanical Gardens
    1800 ft
  • Giardino dei Semplici
    1900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    26

Hotel Awards

ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFlorenceRapallo

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

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