Athenaeum Personal Hotel - Florence

Via Cavour 88 Florence 50129, Florence, Italy, 50129  show map
 4 stars
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Athenaeum Personal Hotel - Florence

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Billiards/Pool tables

Mini golf

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Overview

Athenaeum Personal is a 4-story hotel in a shopping area of Florence at a close proximity to fairgrounds and markets offering 61 individual rooms. An example of art deco architecture, this hotel opened in 1960 and was fully restored in 2004.

The hotel is located in San Marco - Santissima Annunziata district, 500 meters from Palazzo Vecchio, Statue of David and Ponte Vecchio. The venue is set within 2 km from Florence city center.

Athenaeum Personal Hotel is set close to monuments, a cathedral and a palace as well as The Market of San Lorenzo, Santa Croce and Bargello Museum.

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

Rooms

The rooms in Athenaeum Personal Hotel come with free Wi-Fi, individual climate control, an in-room safe, TV and LCD flat-screen TV. Bathrooms are fitted with a bathtub, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The chic Riflessi restaurant offers Italian cuisine. The hotel invites guests to the Gallery bar to relax with a drink. Guests can dine in Antica Trattoria \ and MaVa located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

Services

There are cars for rent on site.

Relax

On-site facilities for children include cribs, babysitting and a game room. The property offers fitness classes, a gym and bicycles to keep shape.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

High-speed internet access is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at EUR 24 per day.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   61.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Free safe at reception
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Fitness center
  • Mini golf

Services

  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

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

Media

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

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 40 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Via Cavour 88 Florence 50129, Florence, Italy, 50129

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City Center
  • Florence
    1.1 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    1.1 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Antica Trattoria \ (cuisine: Italian)
    140 m
  • Ristorante Riflessi (cuisine: Italian, Contemporary)
    20 m
Parks
  • Botanical Gardens (Orto Botanico)
    170 m
  • Giardino dei Semplici
    200 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    61

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Rooms and availability

Triple Room
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
Size: 23 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

Room facilities
    Athenaeum Personal Hotel photos Room
    Classic Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 20 m²
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

    Room facilities
      Athenaeum Personal Hotel photos Room Superior
      Superior Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 25 m²
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
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      The room is more spacious than the Standard room. It offers a work desk and a bathroom with all necessary amenities.

      Room facilities
        Athenaeum Personal Hotel photos Room Junior Suite
        Junior Suite
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        Luxurious room has a bedroom and a living room with a sofa, armchairs and table. The bathroom has all modern amenities.

        Athenaeum Personal Hotel photos Room Single Room
        Single Room
        Bed type: 1 Single bed
        Size: 20 m²
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

        Room facilities

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Athenaeum Personal Hotel - Florence Florence location
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          Hotel Address:

          Via Cavour 88 Florence 50129, Florence, Italy, 50129

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Florence
            1.1 km
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
            1.1 km
          • Bus stop
            100 m
          Restaurants
          • Antica Trattoria \ (cuisine: Italian)
            140 m
          • Ristorante Riflessi (cuisine: Italian, Contemporary)
            20 m
          Parks
          • Botanical Gardens (Orto Botanico)
            170 m
          • Giardino dei Semplici
            200 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            4
          • Number of rooms:
            61

          Hotel Awards

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          Best Luxury Hotels in Italy

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          Athenaeum Personal Hotel Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Basilica of San Lorenzo - 500 m
          • San Lorenzo Basilica - 700 m
          • Duomo - S.Maria del Fiore - - 900 m

          Places of interest

          • Via Cavour Firenze - 200 m
          • Hospital of Innocents - 400 m
          • Campanille di Giotto - 800 m
          • Catedral de Santa María del Fiore - 900 m
          • Fortezza da Basso - 900 m
          • Baptisterio - 900 m

          Convention centers

          • Palazzo dei Congressi - 700 m
          • Via Faenza - 800 m
          • Fortezza da Basso - 900 m

          Shopping areas

          • San Marco Museum - 300 m
          • Accademia Gallery - 400 m

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Convent of San Marco - 200 m
          • Hospital of Innocents - 400 m
          • Rucellai Palace - 500 m
          • Medici Riccardi Palace - 700 m
          • Piazza del Duomo - 800 m
          • Florence Baptistry - 900 m
          • Belltower by Giotto - 900 m

          Historical sites

          • Il Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore) - 900 m
          • Palazzo Vecchio - 900 m

          Museums

          • Galería de la Academia - 300 m
          • San Marco Museum - 300 m
          • Galleria dell'Accademia - 400 m

          Local attractions

          • Ognissanti - 1.5 km
            Piazza Ognissanti, Florence
          • Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze - 1.6 km
            Piazza dei Cavalleggeri, 1a,, Florence
          • Santa Felicita - 1.7 km
            Piazza Santa Felicita, Florence
          • Chiesa di Ognissanti - 1.5 km
            Borgo Ognissanti, 42, Florence
          • Bandini Museum (Museo Bandini) - 1.6 km
            Via Dupre 1, Fiesole

          Near the hotel

          • Chiostro dello Scalzo - 160 m
            Via Cavour 69, Florence
          • Giardino dei Semplici - 200 m
            Via Micheli 12, Florence
          • Museo di San Marco - 330 m
            Piazza San Marco 1, Florence
          • Galleria dell'Accademia - 470 m
            Via Ricasoli 58 - 60, Florence
          • Botanical Gardens (Orto Botanico) - 170 m
            Via Pier Antonio Micheli, 3, Florence
          • University of Florence Natural History Museum - 280 m
            Via Giorgio La Pira, 4, Florence
          • Via Cavour Firenze - 300 m
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          Restaurants nearby

          • Antica Trattoria \ - 140 m

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

            77% likes this, based on 2106 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian
            Price Range: GBP 12 - GBP 32

          • MaVa - 70 m

            Address: via La Marmora 27

            91% likes this, based on 12 reviews

          • La Capanna - 140 m

            Address: Via Cavour,
            Phone: 055210095

            78% likes this, based on 23 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian

          • Ristorante Riflessi - 20 m

            Address: Cavour 86
            Phone: +390555522688

            74% likes this, based on 184 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary
            Price Range: GBP 28 - GBP 46

          • Dolce Vegan - 120 m

            Address: Via San Gallo, 92/R
            Phone: 055 0195437

            71% likes this, based on 172 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian
            Price Range: GBP 8 - GBP 23

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            4
          • Number of rooms:
            61

          Hotel Awards

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          Athenaeum Personal Hotel Reviews

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

          Average guest rating

          7.8out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 62 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Location
          8.4
          Rooms
          9.2
          Service
          9.5
          Value
          8.8
          Dining
          9.5

          Guest reviews

          • Family with children
            7.8

            Hotel is good situated and near to the hart of the old part of Florence. It is easy to reach the center by foot. Also the garage for the car is very good situated. Food and breakfast ambient is very good

            Hotel umbrellas is very old and broken (we have a very heavy rain during our stay)

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            Hotel is Cosy. Rooms are standard. Hotel looks better in pictures.

            Horrible breakfast spread. location is quite far from the attractions. Staff sucks big time. They have a problem if you ask the same question twice.

          • Family with children
            9.6

            Good rooms & breakfast. Outstanding staff.. Close enough to activities we wanted to do.

          • Group of friends
            6.6

            Location is good and hotel is clean and nice !

            Room are very small !

          • Group of friends
            6.6

            Lovely staff on the front desk (let us check in a little bit early) and the restaruant was amazing. Great food and the wait staff made you feel special and got to know you personally. We went back twice just because they were all so lovely and attentive. Rooms small (which is to be expected in Italy), and a little too far out of the main centre (but still walking distance)

            The wait staff at breakfast were shocking. Was difficult to get coffee as they tend to stay in the kitchen and not come out.

          • Family with children
            3.8

            Out of the city but you can go by bus. Size of the room and bed is okay.

            We arrived around 6pm and the receptionist was confused, she gave us room that was already been occupied. Good that the guest was not around when we opened the room. So better not to leave your key in the reception. No slippers in the room. Our room was hot even the aircon was on high. We checked another room on the second floor but opted to stay In our room cos the corridors in that floor were so dirty. First time to encounter bed and breakfast where you need to pay extra for the egg. The juice were not fresh but at least must be served cold not hot.

          • Family with children
            5.0

            Modern room. Free wifi.

            No tea/ coffee in room although we stayed 4 nights in triple room during winter. As I have a child with me, we pleaded with reception a few times, but they said it's only for Superior Room. Only 1 key per room and if you need to enter room separately, they will get someone to open the door. No soap dish, so place your soap on sink top. No free shuttle service. Don't expect warm, 'Personal' service at Athenaeum Personal Hotel.

          • Single
            7.0

            Friendly staff. The room was very quiet although the hotel is located on a busy street. Within a reasonable walking distance (10-15 min.) from the historic centre.

          • Single
            9.6

            The free breakfast had quite a variety of food to choose from. Hard boiled eggs, fruit, meats, cheese, croissants, etc. and individually served fresh brewed coffee or cappuccino as well as fresh juice choices. Staff was very helpful on many occasions and spoke very good English. Taxis always arrived within 3 minutes! Clean, comfortable room but small like many European hotels. I would stay again!

            We did not have a very good dinner at the restaurant. The food was overpriced and both dishes were very disappointing. I would definitely eat at any other restaurant in Florence.

          • Couple
            9.6

          • Single
            9.6

          • 7.0

          • Couple
            8.2

          • Couple
            9.0

          • Couple
            9.4

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Athenaeum Personal Hotel - Florence Florence location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Via Cavour 88 Florence 50129, Florence, Italy, 50129

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Florence
            1.1 km
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
            1.1 km
          • Bus stop
            100 m
          Restaurants
          • Antica Trattoria \ (cuisine: Italian)
            140 m
          • Ristorante Riflessi (cuisine: Italian, Contemporary)
            20 m
          Parks
          • Botanical Gardens (Orto Botanico)
            170 m
          • Giardino dei Semplici
            200 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            4
          • Number of rooms:
            61

          Hotel Awards

          ItalianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFlorenceAthenaeum Personal Hotel

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

          Use Badge