Hotel La Scaletta - Florence

Via Guicciardini 13, Florence, Italy, 50125  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel La Scaletta - Florence

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs available

 Pets

Pets allowed

Overview

Hotel La Scaletta is a comfortable 3-star property placed next to Church of Santa Felicita, Museo degli Argenti and Arno River.

Santa Maria Novella, Accademia Gallery and Strozzi Palace are located just 450 meters from the venue. The venue is 1 km away from the city center.

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

Santa Maria Novella train station is a 10-minute walk from the property. It takes about 10 minutes to get to Peretola airport by car.

Rooms

The hotel offers 11 bright rooms equipped with free Wi-Fi, multi-channel TV, soundproof windows, individual climate control and a safe and featuring a panoramic view over the garden. In-room self-catering facilities include an electric kettle and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

Hotel La Scaletta is about 5 minutes’ walk from La Galleria Il Vino dei Guelfi serving italian dishes.

A buffet breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Multilingual staff provides guests with 24-hour reception, concierge service and tour/ticket assistance.

Internet

Modem internet access is available in public areas for free.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 30 per day.

Number of rooms:   36.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 3 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:

Via Guicciardini 13, Florence, Italy, 50125

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City Center
  • Florence
    1700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    3700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Trattoria 4 Leoni (cuisine: Italian)
    400 ft
  • Antica Pasticceria Maioli (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Giardino Bardini
    400 ft
  • Boboli Gardens
    800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    36

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 155 sq. feet
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    Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    Size: 175 sq. feet
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      Spa Suite
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 435 sq. feet
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        Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
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        Junior Suite
        Bed type: Double bed
        Size: 410 sq. feet
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          Superior Double Room
          Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed
          Size: 175 sq. feet
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            Deluxe Double Room
            Bed type: Double bed
            Size: 380 sq. feet
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Hotel La Scaletta - Florence Florence location
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              Hotel Address:

              Via Guicciardini 13, Florence, Italy, 50125

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Florence
                1700 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
                3700 ft
              • Bus stop
                700 ft
              Restaurants
              • Trattoria 4 Leoni (cuisine: Italian)
                400 ft
              • Antica Pasticceria Maioli (cuisine: Italian)
                100 ft
              Parks
              • Giardino Bardini
                400 ft
              • Boboli Gardens
                800 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                36

              Hotel La Scaletta Location

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • Uffizi/Ponte Vecchio - 400 ft
              • Strozzi Palace - 1400 ft
              • 500 Touring Club - 1700 ft

              Places of interest

              • Ponte Alle Grazie - 400 ft
              • Piazza Santo Spirito - 1000 ft
              • Palazzo Vecchio - 1400 ft
              • Die verzwickteste Wegeskreuzung der Welt - 1400 ft
              • Via Dè Tornabuoni - 1400 ft

              Convention centers

              • Via Maggio - 400 ft

              Shopping areas

              • Pitti Palace - 400 ft
              • Museum of Natural History - 1000 ft
              • Uffizi Gallery - 1000 ft

              Amusement

              • Cinema Gambrinus CineHall - 1700 ft
              • Odeon - 1700 ft
              • River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival - 2000 ft

              Monuments and Landmarks

              • Ponte Vecchio - 400 ft
              • Boboli Garden - 700 ft
              • Piazza della Signoria - 1400 ft
              • Via Dè Tornabuoni - 1400 ft

              Historical sites

              • Piazza della Signoria - 1000 ft
              • Il Ponte Vecchio - 1400 ft

              Museums

              • Museum of Natural History - 1000 ft
              • Die Geburt der Venus Uffizien - 1000 ft
              • Uffizi - 1000 ft
              • Palazzo strozzi - 1700 ft
              • Dante's House - 2000 ft
              • National Museum of the Bargello - 2000 ft

              Parks

              • Bobboli Gärten - 700 ft
              • Botanischer Garten Giardino di Boboli - 1000 ft

              Local attractions

              • Museo Geopaleontologico - 5000 ft
                Piazza Vittorio Veneto 1, Scandicci
              • Museo Enrico Caruso - 5200 ft
                Via di Bellosguardo 54, Lastra a Signa
              • Giardino dei Semplici - 1.0 mi
                Via Micheli 12, Florence
              • Chiostro dello Scalzo - 5200 ft
                Via Cavour 69, Florence
              • Le Cascine - 1.0 mi
                Piazza Vittorio Veneto, Florence

              Near the hotel

              • Uffizi Gallery - 1700 ft
                Piazzale degli Uffizi 6, Florence
              • Giardino Bardini - 400 ft
                Costa San Giorgio, 2, Florence
              • Boboli Gardens - 800 ft
                Piazza Pitti, Florence
              • Arno River - 900 ft
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              • Santa Felicita - 300 ft
                Piazza Santa Felicita, Florence
              • Opera at St. Mark's Anglican Church - 700 ft
                Via Maggio, 16, Florence
              • Pitti Palace - 1100 ft
                Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Florence

              Restaurants nearby

              • Trattoria 4 Leoni - 400 ft

                Address: Via de'Vellutini, 1r
                Phone: 055/218562

                74% likes this, based on 956 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian
                Price Range: USD 15 - USD 20

              • La Galleria Il Vino dei Guelfi - 200 ft

                Address: Via de' Guicciardini, 48/r
                Phone: 0552645988

                62% likes this, based on 192 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian
                Price Range: USD 16 - USD 36

              • Il Vinaino di Fiocco - 200 ft

                Address: Via Guicciardini, 44
                Phone: 3391348336

                79% likes this, based on 37 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian
                Price Range: USD 9 - USD 25

              • Antica Pasticceria Maioli - 100 ft

                Address: Via Guicciardini 43 r

                Cuisine: Italian
                Price Range: USD 28 - USD 35

              • Osteria del Cinghiale Bianco - 500 ft

                Address: Borgo San Jacopo, 43r
                Phone: 055 215706

                85% likes this, based on 761 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian
                Price Range: USD 28 - USD 35

              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                36
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              Hotel La Scaletta Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel La Scaletta

              Average guest rating

              7.8out of 10
              Fabulous
              Based on 104 reviews

              Guest reviews

              • Couple
                5.0

                Location is very good, but not reachable by car.

                Small shower and no heating..

              • Group of friends
                8.8

                What a charming, quirky hotel! The floor plan is odd, but the views on the terrace were superb. It was clean, the concierge staff was always available and helpful.

                There is a whole lotta climbing going on... I had sprained my foot so it was not easy to get around the hotel. You need to walk 20 or so steps just to get to the (tiny) elevator, then take it or hike another 96 steps to get to reception; from there, no matter what room you are in, you will be climbing up and down. With an intact foot it would have been great. Handrail up to the terrace needs to be secured.

              • Family with children
                7.4

                Location, staff, history, rooms filled with antiques. The view from the restaruant one of the best in the world. Florence skyline laid out like a dream postcard. Food was good too.

                Definitely needs extra staff to help arriving customers. Too many stairs and hard to find. I found it by sheer luck. Need someone to help +50 guests with luggage. Or a notice that the hotel is NOT senior citizen/handicap friendly.

              • Couple
                9.2

                Amazing views from terrace, friendly staff, lovely sized modern room.

                I liked everything but if I had to find two things I would say the shower wasn't very hot and it would have been great to have some tea or coffee making facilities in the room.

              • Group of friends
                6.2

                Central location. One minute walk - and you are on Ponte Vecchio.

                The hotel has got lots of staircases everywhere. The only elevator that can bring you up is tiny. It was VERY cold in the room (middle of October). Breakfast costs €7 and was ok, but for €10 in the cafe next door you get a better quality. Would not come back to stay there unless in summer and with no luggage.

              • Older travelers
                9.6

                We stayed in room 24 which was large compared to most of the hotels we stay at in Europe. There wasn't a view but then we were gone most of the day and night seeing the city. There is a nice terrace area were dinner and drinks are served.

              • Older travelers
                7.8

                The restaurant's terrace, on the very top, gives a wonderful view of Florence lit up at night. WE ordered a plate of pasta with clams which was absolutely delicious and their house wine was excellent as well. The close proximity to the Pont Vechio was excellent. The service staff seemed very helpful as well. The hotel's accomodation with a local parking garage is very helpful as well. Since you can't park the car near the hotel, the parking attendant comes out to picks up the car from you after you drop of your luggage. Similarly they bring it to you when you are ready to leae.

                The rooms were really cavernous and seemed like they were way oversized. It smelled and was very dark. Since we were on the floor below the reception desk, lugging the luggage up and down the stairs was not very comforatable. it seemed like it needed a major remodeling. It kind of gae a depressign feel.

              • Group of friends
                10.0

                Localização maravilhosa, funcionários amáveis e prestativos, quarto amplo, café da manhã bom, terraço com vista da cidade de Florença (magnífica!)!!

                No contras!!! The fact that the elevator is tiny didn't bother me because they are usually like that in Europe. I was glad that there was an elevator! :)

              • Family with children
                8.8

                The location is awesome...just one block from the Ponte Vechio on the opposite side of the river from town center. Absolutely love the roof top terrace. A great place to have a glass of wine and enjoy the view of downtown Florence. Rooms are spacious and clean but most importantly the beds are comfortable. This was our second stay at La Scaletta in two years. The hotel staff speak wonderful English and are very helpful and accomodating. There is a great grocery store just around the corner if you'd rather pick up breakfast or a light dinner. The hotel staff also gave us an excellent recommendation on a wonderful restaurant. They will keep suitcases if you need to check in early or leave later than checkout.

                Be warned that this hotel is on the top floor of the building (thus the great views of the city) but there are some 93 steps to the top. Depending upon which room you stay in, there are more steps within the hotel. There is a lift but like most of Europe, it is very small. We did not have a problem but it is something to keep in mind if you are elderly or have problems with stairs.

              • Older travelers
                9.0

                Excellent and helpful reception staff

                La Scaletta (italian for stairs is right). Not a real problem for us but might present issues for older / less healthy clients or those with very large luggage.

              • Group of friends
                7.8

                Very friendly and helpful staff and lots of hot water! Brilliant location (so close to Ponte Vecchio and Pitti palace) spectacular views from the roof terrace.

                Breakfast was not very good so we ate out in a cafe as it worked out cheaper and better.

              • Couple
                10.0

                It was clean, very quaint cozy and romantic, and in a great location.

              • Group of friends
                9.6

                The room is incredibly huge!! I was really surprised by the suite with its price! Besides, the view is reeeally beautiful from the hotel restaurant on the terrace!

              • Family with children
                8.2

                Excellent location. Two blocks from Vechia Bridge, castle, restaurants, and shopping. Walking distance from the Duomo and market.

                Not very well sign posted. The hotel is on a one way road, was difficult to find. We parked a few blocks away and had to ask for directions even though we were on the right street but couldn't find the building with the address. We had to walk down another 200 meeters and on left through an archway you could see hotel entrance. This was minor though, overall we really liked the hotel and location.

              • Family with children
                6.6

                The view from the top of the hotel was definitely the best thing about this hotel. Also it was in an excellent location. The room was large enough and the tv had a couple of english-speaking channels, which was nice for a change. We had a hard time finding the hotel, but by chance we stopped in front of their garage when we called for directions, and the garage folks drove us to the hotel then returned the car to the garage.

                I didn't like that we had to navigate several staircases to get to our room. Although the hotel boasts a lift, it is only a lift to the lobby. Our room was down 2 flights of stairs, and then up 3-4 more steps to get to our room. There were not enough outlets in the room for us to charge all our electronics - phones, cameras, IPad etc. We missed breakfast, so I can't comment on that. I expected the hotel to be overall nicer than it was.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Hotel La Scaletta - Florence Florence location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              Via Guicciardini 13, Florence, Italy, 50125

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Florence
                1700 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
                3700 ft
              • Bus stop
                700 ft
              Restaurants
              • Trattoria 4 Leoni (cuisine: Italian)
                400 ft
              • Antica Pasticceria Maioli (cuisine: Italian)
                100 ft
              Parks
              • Giardino Bardini
                400 ft
              • Boboli Gardens
                800 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                36