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Grand Hotel Mediterraneo

Lungarno Del Tempio 42/44, Florence 50121, Italy
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  • Grand Hotel Mediterraneo
    BetsyMc
    4 Oct 29, 2013

    As far as big business hotels go, the Mediterraneo is pretty darn good. The enormous lobby is sunny with comfy black leather couches, a couple of internet point computers, and free wifi. The bar feels like it's in it's own indoor piazza and has a glassed-in smoking section that is on the street.
    There was a bit of bureaucratic disorganization upon my arrival, but once we got through that the service was delightful and warm. This is a solid professional formal hotel.
    The door to my room was carpeted, which I like to imagine insulated my room from the hallway. I found the charging station on the desk to be infinitely useful (they had a panel with every imaginable electronic fixture so I could plug in my computer, phone, and camera without getting out and risking leaving behind my own chargers).
    There were a lot of groups of Americans there, which didn't bother me but I can imagine that if you're looking for a feeling of being unique in Florence, this is not really your place.
    The parking garage underneath the hotel was also a perk for me.

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  • Grand Hotel Mediterraneo
    Charles
    3 Jul 05, 2012

    The Hotel Meditarreano is a great option for a business trip or conference. The ambience is somewhat sterile and generic, but it has all the typical amenities one would need to host a group from 10-200, including several different conference rooms of different sizes for presentations and meetings. My room (a Standard) was simple, but nicely housed all of my living and basic work needs. I appreciated the couch/bed for a bit of relaxation. The WiFi worked smoothly, too. There was a nice view of the river and the south side of town. Its an easy walk into town on the paths that are just across the busy road where the hotel is located. There is a pleasant and spacious, while somewhat boring feeling, restaurant, as well as a bar in the lobby with a cafe porch. Neither the bar or cafe are places where I'd want to spend more than 5 minutes, as the bar is in the busy lobby, and the cafe space is right on the main road, where cars are whizzing by all day and night. I'd come back if I was here for work and wasn't interested in being distracted by the allures of Florence.

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  • Grand Hotel Mediterraneo
    Lizziemax
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    3 Jul 05, 2012

    Cold, sleek, boring, safe! These are some of the words I would use to describe the feeling of this hotel. It's very "nice" in the blandest sense of the word, and seems that they pride themselves on that. This is a fine, upscale place to spend a night or two, especially if you're there on business travel. It's still drivable (safely out of the zona traffico limitato), which is nice, and luckily they provide complimentary guest parking (since parking on the street would be inconvenient at best!). It is nice that it's on the river and a quick walk to the central part of town, but otherwise there's nothing exceptional about this hotel that would distinguish it from being any other classy hotel anywhere else in the western world. If you don't want to see Florence as much as have a nice place to crash, this is a fine place with in-house restaurant and room service so it could be a nice escape from the outside world. Free wifi is also always a bonus.

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Good!641 reviews across the web.

  • Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
  • Hotel
    92% thought it was clean.
  • Price
    Excellent value for money, said 86%.
  • Location
    80% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
  • Service
    78% found the staff to be very friendly.
  • Food
    76% found the breakfast to be wonderful.
  • Hotel Building
    Building is pleasant.
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Description

The Grand Hotel Mediterraneo located in a strategic position to reach the historical city centre in few minutes. It is close to the most important monuments, such as Piazza Santa Croce (5 minutes), Piazzale Michelangelo, the Uffizi Gallery and the famous Ponte Vecchio (10 minutes). In walking distance you'll find the most glamorous shopping areas, Via Tornabuoni, Via Roma, Via Calzaiuoli and Via ... read more
della Vigna Nuova. The hotel has views over the river Arno banks (Lungarno del Tempio), and a panorama of the city's Renaissance beauties along the river and the florentine hills.

Features
?Dining options at Grand Hotel Mediterraneo include three restaurants - the Taverna, the Ristorante Arno, and the Ristorante Fiesole, as well as the American Bar and Lounge. The Grand Hotel Mediterraneo offers the following services: Hotel with private garage, outside the restricted area of the city centre ZTL and 5 minutes from the A1 highway- Firenze Sud. The cost for this service is 20 Euro/day (for a regular car). Wi-Fi connection available in all rooms and common areas. The Internet Point in the lobby is open 24 hours and free of charge for all guests booked through internet. Il Globois the nameof the conference centerof GrandHotel Mediterraneo. Itis able toaccommodate upto 850people.Allroomshavenaturallight and are equipped withthe latest facilities andWi-Fi.

Guestrooms
?At the Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, there are282 Classic Rooms (Doubles, Triples e Quadruples),about 18 sqm; 30 Superior Room, about 21sqm; 5 Business Room, about 30 sqm; 11 Panoramic Deluxe Room, about 22 sqm; 2 Junior Suite, about 28 sqm, and 1 Golden House Suite, about 50 sqm.

Amenities:

  • Business Center
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Data Ports
  • TV In Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Electronic Room Keys
  • In-House Bar
  • Meeting Rooms
  • In-House Dining
  • Wake Up Service
  • Family Rooms
  • Safe
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Mini Bar In Room
  • Handicap Accessible

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