Rapallo Hotel - Florence

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

Situated near a market and shops, the 3-star Rapallo Hotel welcomes guests with 26 modern rooms. The hotel was opened in 1869, renovated in 2012 and is housed in a 4-storey building.

The property is about 400 meters away from Convent of San Marco, Fortezza da Basso and Statue of David. The city center lies within 1 km from the venue.

This hotel is placed in Palazzo Pitti district, known for a chapel, a museum and a gallery.

Peretola airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Rapallo Hotel.

Rooms

A beautiful view over the river welcomes guests to standard quadruple room, superior twin room and standard twin room offering en suite bathrooms along with a ceiling fan, an individual safe, Wi-Fi, a personal computer and a private terrace. Some rooms come with a view of Fiesole Hills and the Arno River . A dishwasher and coffee/tea makers are also provided for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is available from 7:30 to 10:00. There is an onsite American bar to relax in. Offering Chinese and Italian meals, Dinastia Tang is around 150 meters away.

Services

Guests can make use of bicycle and car rentals available on site.

Relax

Parents will find babysitting, a mini club and cots for their children on-site.

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
  • 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 available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

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

Media

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

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 12 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:

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

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City Center
  • Florence
    900 m
Airports
  • Peretola (FLR)
    5.3 km
  • Galileo Galilei (PSA)
    70.2 km
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    700 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Bar 53 Bottega (cuisine: Eclectic)
    30 m
  • Il Vegetariano
    120 m
Parks
  • Botanical Gardens
    530 m
  • Giardino dei Semplici
    550 m
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 Double Room
  • Room size:

    14 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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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
  • Terrace
  • 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:

Standard|Standard Not Refundable Advance Booking

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, 2 Single beds

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Rapallo Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Basilica of San Lorenzo100 m
  • San Lorenzo Basilica600 m

Popular areas

  • Via Faenza500 m

Places of interest

  • Via Cavour Firenze300 m

Train stations

Convention centers

  • Palazzo dei Congressi300 m
  • Fortezza da Basso500 m
  • Fortezza da Basso500 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Rucellai Palace100 m
  • Convent of San Marco300 m
  • Medici Riccardi Palace600 m
  • Hospital of Innocents600 m
  • Hospital of Innocents600 m

Historical sites

  • Palazzo Vecchio500 m
  • Pallazzo Pitti700 m

Museums

  • San Marco Museum400 m
  • Galería de la Academia400 m
  • San Marco Museum400 m
  • Accademia Gallery500 m
  • Galleria dell'Accademia500 m

Local attractions

  • Horne Museum1.5 km
    6 Via dei Benci, Florence
  • San Frediano in Cestello1.5 km
    Piazza di Cestello, Florence
  • I Mosaici Di Lastrucci1.6 km
    Via dei Macci, 9, Florence
  • Opera at St. Mark's Anglican Church1.6 km
    Via Maggio, 16, Florence
  • Santa Felicita1.6 km
    Piazza Santa Felicita, Florence

Near the hotel

  • Church of Santa Felicita160 m
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  • Chiostro dello Scalzo350 m
    Via Cavour 69, Florence
  • Via Cavour Firenze380 m
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  • Galleria dell'Accademia570 m
    Via Ricasoli 58 - 60, Florence
  • Convent of Santa Apollonia 270 m
    Via XXVII Aprile 1, Florence
  • Museo di San Marco400 m
    Piazza San Marco 1, Florence
  • University of Florence Natural History Museum450 m
    Via Giorgio La Pira, 4, Florence

Restaurants nearby

  • Bar 53 Bottega30 m

    Address: Via Santa Caterina d'Alesssandria 3

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

  • Caffe Rainer100 m

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

    86% likes this, based on 44 reviews
    Cuisine: Austrian
    Price Range: CAD 1 - CAD 15

  • Ristorante Cucina Sant'Andrea110 m

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

    74% likes this, based on 76 reviews

  • Il Vegetariano120 m

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

    69% likes this, based on 264 reviews
    Price Range: CAD 7 - CAD 12

  • Antica Trattoria \410 m

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

    86% likes this, based on 2137 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: CAD 18 - CAD 49

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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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
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

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

Get directions
City Center
  • Florence
    900 m
Airports
  • Peretola (FLR)
    5.3 km
  • Galileo Galilei (PSA)
    70.2 km
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    700 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Bar 53 Bottega (cuisine: Eclectic)
    30 m
  • Il Vegetariano
    120 m
Parks
  • Botanical Gardens
    530 m
  • Giardino dei Semplici
    550 m
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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