Hotel San Gallo Palace

Via Lorenzo Il Magnifico, 2Florence50129Italy
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About Hotel San Gallo Palace

Set in a recently renovated 19th century building, the four-star Hotel San Gallo Palace hotel blends modern comforts and traditional charm 15-minutes’ walk from beautiful central Florence where visitors can see Michelangelo’s David at Galleria dell’Accademia.

More than 50 air-conditioned rooms decorated with oak furnishings feature parquet flooring, en suite bathroom and satellite television. There are disabled access rooms and guests can upgrade to superior rooms or suites featuring balconies.

Hotel San Gallo Palace has an elevator, gym, free Wi-Fi throughout, meeting rooms and wheelchair access. Parking is possible nearby. Guests can also enjoy free bike rental to explore the historic city center on two wheels.

Guests can choose a Tuscan buffet breakfast served in the garden terrace during summer or breakfast room service. There’s also a bar and garden terrace.

Art lovers will find paintings by Botticelli, Caravaggio and Rembrandt among those showcased at Uffizi Gallery, about 25-minutes’ walk away.

Contact

Via Lorenzo Il Magnifico, 2, Florence, 50129, Italy
Telephone: +390(55)463871 | Fax: +390(55)4638704 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Bell service
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Hypoallergenic rooms
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Organized activities
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Accessibility

  • Accessible paths / hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Central but peaceful location

Florence has plenty of accommodation nearer the heart of the city than this hotel. A few guests reflected that they would have preferred to stay closer to the river where more sights are on the doorstep. However, if you like the added tranquility of being a little off the beaten track and you're happy to explore charming Florence on foot you'll find most of the sights are within 30-minutes' walk. Alternatively, buses for downtown stop nearby.

Comfortable and clean with spacious bathrooms

Most visitors commented on the cleanliness of the hotel as being of a good standard or even spotless; it helped make for a comfortable stay for many as did the generously-sized bathrooms.

Friendly, helpful staff

Reviewers were mostly positive about the personnel at the hotel describing them as friendly and helpful and ready to make suggestions or answer travelers' queries.

Negative Reviews

Reports of air-conditioning and Wi-Fi issues

It can be down to personal taste, but some guests reported occasional problems with the air-conditioning in their rooms being too noisy, too strong or too weak. The free Wi-Fi caused occasional headaches for some guests who found it slow or unreliable.

Mixed views over breakfast

In summer you can have breakfast outside in the garden terrace, which many visitors enjoyed. Nevertheless, there were some guests who reported a lack of eggs on the menu and felt the quality of the breakfast was average. Breakfast service personnel were, however, described as friendly and efficient.

Traffic noise disturbed some

Hotels outside Florence's central car control zone, like this one, can be exposed to a bit of traffic noise as some guests reported when their sleep was disturbed in the mornings. Light sleepers might therefore prefer a room not facing the road.

Rating Overview

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8.8 out of 10 based on 2662 reviews