Gioia Hotel - Florence

Via Cavour 25, Florence, Italy, 50129  show map
 3 stars
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Gioia Hotel - Florence

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

EUR 25 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Laundry
Elevator
Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Verified Reviews:

  • Perfect basic hotel - Very noisy - Had a big terrace - View is not great - Price was good
  • Very easy to find - Spacious room - Comfortable bed - Would go back
  • Duomo was very close - Nice service - Free wifi - Parking is not included
  • Short walk from train station - Very clean rooms - Decent size bathroom - Good value
  • Close to historical center - Breakfast was great - Staff was warm - Recommend this place

Overview

Gioia Hotel is a 3-star venue set just 1.6 km from San Felice in Piazza, Folon e il Giardino delle Rose and Museo Stibbert. The hotel was opened in 1975 and remains an example of Renaissance architecture in Florence ever since.

Featuring major location, the hotel puts guests in the historical center of Florence. The property is located within a 10-minute walk to the center of Florence.

Exhibition centers and business centers are only several minutes away.

Salvestrina bus stop is just 100 meters away from the hotel and a 15-minute walk is enough to get to Santa Maria Novella train station. Guests can reach Peretola airport within 10 minutes by car.

Rooms

The hotel offers 28 comfortable rooms featuring a personal safe, a work desk, free Wi-Fi, individual climate control and a minibar as well as en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, toiletries and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

A buffet breakfast is served from 07:00 till 10:00 at the hotel breakfast lounge. Guests can dine at the large on-site restaurant serving Italian cuisine. The lounge bar serves espresso, juices and fruit juices. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, Ristorante Accademia and Trattoria Mario are about 150 meters from the property.

Services

Guests will enjoy using car rentals when exploring the sites of Florence.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 25 per day.

Number of rooms:   28.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • VIP security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Services

  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Doctor on call

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Via Cavour 25, Florence, Italy, 50129

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City Center
  • Florence
    2000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Trattoria ZaZa (cuisine: Italian)
    800 ft
  • Trattoria Mario (cuisine: Italian)
    800 ft
Parks
  • Botanical Gardens
    1600 ft
  • Giardino dei Semplici
    1600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    28

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Rooms and availability

Gioia photos Room
Small Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 130 sq. feet
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    Standard Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or Double bed or Twin beds or Queen-size bed or Twin beds
    Size: 165 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
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      Triple Room
      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
      Size: 195 sq. feet
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        Superior Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed or Queen-size bed or 1 Single bed
        Size: 195 sq. feet
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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          Superior Triple Room
          Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
          Size: 195 sq. feet
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            Economy Double Room
            Bed type: Double bed
            Size: 130 sq. feet
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            • Air conditioning
            • Private bathroom
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Gioia Hotel - Florence Florence location
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              Hotel Address:

              Via Cavour 25, Florence, Italy, 50129

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Florence
                2000 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
                2300 ft
              • Bus stop
                400 ft
              Restaurants
              • Trattoria ZaZa (cuisine: Italian)
                800 ft
              • Trattoria Mario (cuisine: Italian)
                800 ft
              Parks
              • Botanical Gardens
                1600 ft
              • Giardino dei Semplici
                1600 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                28

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • San Lorenzo Basilica - 700 ft
              • Duomo - S.Maria del Fiore - - 1400 ft

              Popular areas

              • City Center - 1700 ft

              Places of interest

              • Hospital of Innocents - 700 ft
              • Via Cavour Firenze - 700 ft
              • Campanille di Giotto - 1000 ft
              • Catedral de Santa María del Fiore - 1400 ft
              • Baptisterio - 1400 ft

              Convention centers

              • Via Faenza - 1700 ft

              Shopping areas

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

              Monuments and Landmarks

              • Medici Riccardi Palace - 700 ft
              • Hospital of Innocents - 700 ft
              • Convent of San Marco - 700 ft
              • Piazza del Duomo - 1000 ft
              • Belltower by Giotto - 1400 ft
              • Florence Baptistry - 1400 ft

              Historical sites

              • Il Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore) - 1400 ft

              Museums

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

              Local attractions

              • Forte di Belvedere o di San Giorgio Firenze - 5000 ft
                Via del Forte di san Giorgio, Florence
              • Basilica di San Miniato al Monte - 1.0 mi
                Via del Monte alle Croci / Viale Galileo Galilei, Florence
              • Museo Zoologico La Specola - 5300 ft
                Via Romana 17, Florence
              • San Felice in Piazza - 5100 ft
                Piazza S. Felice, Florence
              • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose - 5200 ft
                Viale Giuseppe Poggi, 2, Florence

              Near the hotel

              • Galleria dell'Accademia - 600 ft
                Via Ricasoli 58 - 60, Florence
              • Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - 1700 ft
                via della Canonica, 1, Florence
              • Museo di San Marco - 600 ft
                Piazza San Marco 1, Florence
              • Via Cavour Firenze - 700 ft
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              • Leonardo da Vinci Museum - 300 ft
                Via Cavour, 21, Florence
              • Accademia di Belle Arti - 500 ft
                Via Ricasoli 66, Florence
              • Museo Opificio delle Pietre Dure - 500 ft
                Via Alfani, 78, Florence

              Restaurants nearby

              • Trattoria ZaZa - 800 ft

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

                68% likes this, based on 1718 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian
                Price Range: USD 1 - USD 55

              • Ristorante Accademia - 500 ft

                Address: P.zza San Marco, 7/r
                Phone: 055 217343

                72% likes this, based on 848 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian
                Price Range: USD 35 - USD 81

              • Cantinetta Sassolini - 300 ft

                Address: Piazza Ricasoli, 2
                Phone: 0558560142

                78% likes this, based on 171 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian

              • Trattoria Mario - 800 ft

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

                72% likes this, based on 1428 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian
                Price Range: USD 7 - USD 21

              • Mangiafuoco Bracerie - 400 ft

                Address: via Guelfa 24 rosso
                Phone: 055 219201

                86% likes this, based on 327 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian
                Price Range: USD 22 - USD 60

              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                28

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              Gioia Reviews

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

              Average guest rating

              8.2out of 10
              Fabulous
              Based on 82 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Location
              10.0
              Rooms
              10.0
              Service
              10.0
              Value
              10.0
              Dining
              10.0

              Guest reviews

              • Single
                7.8

                good location, no complains about the room, staff is really nice

                breakfast was really basic, fresh fruits would be great

              • Group of friends
                5.4

                Hotel is within walking distance to the Duomo. However, it is very far getting from the main bus and train station to this location. The best option afterhours is a taxi which will cost about 15 euros one way.

                The balcony is not as nice as the picture shows; it is not well maintained. Watch out for the friendly older Italian man; he lkes to touch, caress, and hug females and kiss their hands. Do be left alone with him!

              • Couple
                9.6

                The room was huge for an Italian hotel! Breakfast was good (pastries and freshly made coffee by barista) too! Also, the manager spoke good English and provided great advice on where to get advanced tickets for the Academy.

                We stayed here for several nights. On the final night, we saw a young man smoking in the doorway that led to the hotel. This is normally common for restaurants and stores, but never for hotels. We were surprised to see him because this was the first time. We later found out he was a hotel employee and were disappointed that he was lingering outside the hotel like that...unprofessional. I later had a run in with the man later when my Wifi password did not work. He refused to give me a new wifi password saying I used my 24 hours of time. This was frustrating because 1) I did not use all my time and 2) I was staying many nights so it doesn't make sense that I should be allowed the same 24 hours that someone staying one night gets.

              • Group of friends
                9.6

                The hotel staff were wonderful, and the location was central to all the Florence sites. We really enjoyed our visit.

              • Group of friends
                5.8

                Hotel staff - very helpful

                Value for money, too expensive for what it offers, apart from location there is nothing else I could recommend it for

              • Couple
                6.2

                The reception staff were very friendly. Good shower and good bed.

                Very basic and functional. The hotel could do with a lick of paint, it's looking a bit tired.

              • Couple
                9.6

                It's close to everything and the hotel staff is very helpful and friendly

                The bathroom is very small.

              • Couple
                5.0

                It's location is close to everything and price is cheap.

                Well, you get what you paid for. You can feel the coils of the mattress, the room is very small. The floor will be flooded every time you shower. The shower stall is tiny, one can barely move. Breakfast is very simple and same every day.

              • Single
                10.0

                The friendly staff and generous rooms size.

              • Couple
                8.2

                Friendly staff at the reception, perfect location, nice rooms (nothing special but everything you need is there); good price for a 3* hotel in the centre of Florence (for a small economy room).

                Older bathroom equipment and furniture

              • Family with children
                7.4

                Convenient location, not far from Michelangelo's David and the Duomo. Also, just before we went to our rooms last Saturday night, Roberto, the night receptionist, informed us that the clocks would be changing to Daylight time and that we would therefore lose one hour overnight. If he had not said this, we would have missed our train to Venice the next morning. All of the staff was friendly and the breakfast, while I would've maybe liked some eggs, was OK.

                Unfortunately we had a mosquito buzzing around in our room, rather unusual, I would think, for late March. The bathroom was small even by European standards, with no hooks or racks for towels. Finally, the furniture in the reception area needed cleaning - foul odor.

              • Older travelers
                8.2

                The location is perfect, it's located in the heart of the city. The staff are cooperative and very helpful.

                The bathroom showers should be enclosed so it won't wet the whole bathroom when you take a shower.

              • Group of friends
                9.6

                Amazingly nice staff, very helpful with our questions and requests. Great value for money. Central location, very close to Duomo and to Galleria Dell'Academia. Overall we were very satisfied!

                Unfortunately we left the bathroom door open, where the window was open too, and had to deal with a couple of late night mosquito kamikazes. Otherwise, just buy a repellent.

              • Couple
                7.4

                They did not take my passport of my girlfriend when I checked in even though she was right next to me. Then when we returned at night and were about to go to sleep, we were woken up unexpectedly and had to register her. Next time, it would be better if they told me ahead of time both of us needed to show our passports.

              • Single
                7.0

                Most of the Hotel stuff were really helpful and the location was great, probably would not get better than this anyway.

                The hotel had this bad looking entrance and staircase which when you first enter makes you get worried about what you should expect. The internet was not that good as well.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Gioia Hotel - Florence Florence location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              Via Cavour 25, Florence, Italy, 50129

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Florence
                2000 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
                2300 ft
              • Bus stop
                400 ft
              Restaurants
              • Trattoria ZaZa (cuisine: Italian)
                800 ft
              • Trattoria Mario (cuisine: Italian)
                800 ft
              Parks
              • Botanical Gardens
                1600 ft
              • Giardino dei Semplici
                1600 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                28

              Hotel Awards

              ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFlorenceGioia

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Hotels Recommended by Guests in Italy

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