Hotel Ester - Florence

Largo Fratelli Alinari 15, Florence, Italy  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Ester - Florence

Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 20 per day

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Snack bar

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Lift

Overview

The 3-star hotel Ester provides a soundproof accommodation and gives a quick access to Ponte Vecchio, which is around 950 meters away.

A prime location makes a gallery and a cathedral easily reachable. Due to a train station nearby, this historical hotel is perfectly connected with other parts of Florence.

Hotel Ester is set close to a gallery and a cathedral as well as Santa Maria Novella, which is 300 meters away.

Peretola airport is 15 minutes' drive away from Hotel Ester.

Rooms

Hotel Ester has 13 guestrooms appointed with an in-room safe, a minibar, flat-screen television, a private balcony and a kitchenette and provides ideal lodging in Florence. The rooms have a view over the city. Guests will also love a bathtub, a hairdryer and a bidet bathrooms equipped with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a bidet.

Eat & Drink

Il Giglio Rosso treats guests with Italian meals and is about 150 meters away.

Services

The hotel offers bicycle rental services for travelling a tourist area.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at EUR 20 per day.

Number of rooms:   13.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Vending machines

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Room view

  • City view
  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Washing machine

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • In-room computer
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Largo Fratelli Alinari 15, Florence, Italy

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City Centre
  • Florence
    1400 ft
Airports
  • Peretola (FLR)
    3.3 mi
  • Lucca (LCV)
    33.7 mi
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Capitale della Cina (cuisine: Chinese)
    100 ft
  • Ristorante La Lampara
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    13

Rooms and availability

Hotel Ester photos Exterior Photo album
Double Room City View
Mountain view
  • Room size:

    155 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Computer
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

This double room has a minibar, soundproofing and air conditioning.

Triple Room Balcony City View
Mountain view
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Computer
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

This triple room has a balcony, electric kettle and CD player.

Hotel Ester photos Room
Double or Twin Room
  • Room size:

    185 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Computer
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

En suite room with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and a flat-screen TV with Sky channels. Please specify bed preference when booking.

Triple Room
  • Room size:

    250 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Computer
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

En suite room with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and a flat-screen TV with Sky channels.

Hotel Ester photos Exterior Hotel Ester
Quadruple Room
  • Room size:

    280 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Computer
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

En suite room with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and a flat-screen TV with Sky channels.

Hotel Ester photos Room Single Room
Single Room
  • Room size:

    120 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Computer
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

En suite room with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and a flat-screen TV with Sky channels.

Hotel Ester Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Santa Maria Novella1000 ft
  • San Lorenzo Basilica1000 ft
  • Duomo - S.Maria del Fiore -1400 ft

Popular areas

  • Via Faenza400 ft
  • City Center1000 ft

Places of interest

  • Cappelle Medicee700 ft
  • Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella1000 ft
  • The Market of San Lorenzo1000 ft
  • Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower1400 ft
  • Baptisterio1400 ft
  • Medici Riccardi Palace1400 ft

Train stations

Convention centers

  • Fortezza da Basso1400 ft
  • Fortezza da Basso1400 ft
  • Palazzo dei Congressi1400 ft

Amusement

  • River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival1400 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Santa Maria Maggiore1000 ft
  • Medici Riccardi Palace1400 ft

Historical sites

  • Pallazzo Pitti400 ft
  • Palazzo Vecchio700 ft

Local attractions

  • Piazzale Michelangelo1.1 mi
    Viale Michelangelo
  • Giardino Bardini5000 ft
    Costa San Giorgio, 2 Via dei Bardi 1/R
  • Cooking in Florence Personal Cooking Classes 1.0 mi
    Via de Macci no118
  • Boboli Gardens5100 ft
    Piazza de' Pitti
  • Giardino Torrigiani 5200 ft
    Via de' Serragli, 146

Near the hotel

  • Statue of David2100 ft
    Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence
  • Via Faenza300 ft
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  • The Spice Lab600 ft
    Olive Grove
  • Mercato Centrale700 ft
    Piazza del Mercato Centrale Via dell'Ariento
  • Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore1800 ft
    Via della Canonica, 1 Piazza del Duomo
  • Cenacolo di Fuligno500 ft
    Via Faenza 42
  • Via dell\'Ariento600 ft
    50123 FlorenceItaly

Restaurants nearby

  • Capitale della Cina100 ft

    Address: Largo F.lli Alinari 12-13
    Phone: 0039055219287

    72% likes this, based on 41 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese

  • Osteria All'Antico Mercato400 ft

    Address: Via Nazionale 78/r
    Phone: 055284182

    71% likes this, based on 425 reviews
    Price Range: USD 30 - USD 47

  • Trattoria Katti400 ft

    Address: Via Faenza, 21
    Phone: 055 219305

    68% likes this, based on 196 reviews

  • Ristorante La Lampara200 ft

    Address: Via Nazionale 36

    66% likes this, based on 154 reviews

  • Trattoria Antichi Cancelli400 ft

    Address: Faenza 73
    Phone: +39.055.218.927

    71% likes this, based on 152 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    13
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  • Grassina hotels - 6 km
  • Settignano hotels - 5 km
  • San Jacopo al Girone hotels - 6 km
  • Pratolino hotels - 11 km

Hotel Ester Reviews

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

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 150 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    10.0

    The hotel was in an excellent location, just minutes walk from tourist attractions, great restaurants, train station and shops. The staff was exceptional, very helpful right from the minute we set foot in the door, with everything, from suggestions to great food, shopping, and even attraction locations and local events. Not to mention the price was very fair. I highly suggest Hotel Ester for anyone who's looking for a wonderful experience in Florence. The knowledgeable owner was even helpful in suggesting scenic spots in the Tuscan region.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The staff were so friendly and kind! Anna really help us make our trip special! Thank-you:)

    The hotel was perfect!

  • Couple
    7.8

    The room was much nicer than we'd expected, and the location was very good.

    There were only two showers near our room and one toilet, which was a bit annoying. It wasn't a big deal, but sometimes having to wait was less than ideal.

  • Couple
    9.6

    the staff were friendly, has a kitchen , free wifi, good location.. there's 2 bathrooms for sharing among 7 rooms I think.. but it's very comfortable overall , I recommend it!

  • Couple
    7.0

    free wife,have computer in room.location is good.

  • Couple
    7.4

    We stayed only 1 night, The location is perfect, 2 min walk from the main train station. Big room, clean enough....

    Shared bathroom, very old furnitures, no wi-fi connection from the room, reception was in the other building,

  • Single
    10.0

    Very helpful staff and comfortable room in the prime location only a min from the train station and 10 minutes walk to the duomo.

    The mattress's too soft.

  • Single
    3.2

    very close to the station.

    they didn't change my towels for three days, bed sheets neither. the room smelt a bit musty maybe because the air conditioner was not clean I think. I even could not open the window because it was all rainy during my stay. (well, that's not the hotel's fault) The worst is the reception. neither friendly nor kind. one of them even cut off my words, not in friendly way such as helping me but that of offending me, I got the feeling that she couldn't bear my english any more. (Remember. you should speak english or italian VERY fluently in front of this hotel's reception)

  • Couple
    7.8

    Very helpful staff. Located right across from train station. Safe block. Computer/Sat TV in room.

    The room was very very small. Not comfortable for two people. Shower was literally on top of the toliet.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    Staff were extremely helpful, explaining where to go and making reservations. Excellent location (5-10) minutes walk to all the sites.

  • Single
    9.6

    Old-fashion style hotel with amazing windows(old-fashion style).Mu window was looking to the church. The placement is perfect, 1minute from the train station and 10 minutes from the center.Big room with bright walls. TV, air condition.I had a room with shared bathroom. Bathrooms are cleaned as well.I liked it.I was staying there for 2 days.Fall in love to Florence!

    When windows are opened a little bit noisy. I just don't like using air-condition and try to open windows.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Good electronics-pc in room, good wi fi. Good selection of tv channels including Fox news. Very close to train station and all sites nearby on foot. Room was clean.

    Check in lobby on second floor. Very small elevators. Room was across street in a different building with other hotels. Common area around room was a mess---looks like extra furnishings stored in hallway or for remodeling. No breakfast, but McDonalds right next door.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Nice warm welcome by name. All staff we came in contact with were extremely helpfull and genuine. Nice family run hotel with a nice feel to it.Fantastic location-2 mins from bus/train station,close to shops,cafes,restaurants etc. Would definately return if we go back to Florence. Big thank you to Anna & Rosanna for assistance in transportation to various destinations for friends wedding. Be cautious with taxi's in Florence-drivers lack knowledge with destinations and drive around endlessly ripping you off.

    Everything was great. Comfortable bed, lovely bathroom, balcony, air con, quiet room etc etc

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    the location and the people worked in the hotel.You can find everything you need at here.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Ester appears to be a family run hotel, and throughout our stay we felt welcomed like guests in their home rather than customers. The room was comfortable and clean. We were pleasantly surprised that there was a computer with Internet, and satellite tv in our room (included in room rate). We had shared bathroom facilities which were clean. The only thing was that we had to walk across the reception area everytime we need to use it. Otherwise, highly recommended for budget travellers.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Ester - Florence Florence location
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Hotel Address:

Largo Fratelli Alinari 15, Florence, Italy

Get directions
City Centre
  • Florence
    1400 ft
Airports
  • Peretola (FLR)
    3.3 mi
  • Lucca (LCV)
    33.7 mi
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Capitale della Cina (cuisine: Chinese)
    100 ft
  • Ristorante La Lampara
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    13