Ester - Florence

Largo Fratelli Alinari 15, Florence, Italyshow map
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Very goodBased on  147 reviews
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
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

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Services

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

Dining

  • Paid breakfast
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Facilities for people with disabilities

  • Bathroom for disabled

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Garden area

Room view

  • City view
  • Mountain view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Washing machine
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 10:00-23:59FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotAll children3 - 6 yearsExtra bedMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Santa Maria NovellaSanta Maria Novella1000 ft
Duomo - S.Maria del Fiore -Duomo - S.Maria del Fiore -1400 ft
Strozzi PalaceStrozzi Palace1700 ft
Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria NovellaOfficina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella1000 ft
Santa Maria Novella Train StationSanta Maria Novella Train Station400 ft
Palazzo dei CongressiPalazzo dei Congressi1400 ft
Il Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore)Il Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore)1700 ft
Accademia GalleryAccademia Gallery2000 ft
Galleria degli UffiziGalleria degli Uffizi3000 ft
Via FaenzaVia Faenza300 ft FlorenceItaly
Santa Maria Maggiore Santa Maria Maggiore 1300 ftPiazza Santa Maria Maggiore
OgnissantiOgnissanti2000 ftPiazza Ognissanti
Piazza della SignoriaPiazza della Signoria2800 ftPiazza della Signoria, Florence
Palazzo Vecchio Palazzo Vecchio 2900 ftPiazza della Signoria
Ponte VecchioPonte Vecchio3100 ftVia Por Santa Maria Via Guicciardini
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Capitale della CinaCapitale della Cina100 ftLargo F.lli Alinari 12-13
Ristorante La LamparaRistorante La Lampara200 ftVia Nazionale 36
Osteria All'Antico MercatoOsteria All'Antico Mercato400 ftVia Nazionale 78/r
Trattoria Antichi CancelliTrattoria Antichi Cancelli400 ftFaenza 73
Trattoria KattiTrattoria Katti400 ftVia Faenza, 21
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Santa CroceSanta Croce4000 ft
CHIESA SANTA CROCECHIESA SANTA CROCE3700 ft
Sant'Ambrogio MarketSant'Ambrogio Market4600 ft
Piazzale MiquelangeloPiazzale Miquelangelo1.1 mi
Campo di Marte StationCampo di Marte Station1.2 mi
Campo di Marte StationCampo di Marte Station1.2 mi
Pitti PalacePitti Palace3700 ft
Museum of Natural HistoryMuseum of Natural History4000 ft
Salvatore Ferragamo MuseumSalvatore Ferragamo Museum1.1 mi
Via Maggio Via Maggio 3100 ft FlorenceItaly
Boboli GardensBoboli Gardens5100 ftPiazza de' Pitti
Piazzale MichelangeloPiazzale Michelangelo1.1 miViale Michelangelo
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Getting around
Airports
Peretola (FLR)3.3 mi
Lucca (LCV)33.7 mi
Train
Santa Maria Novella Train Station700 ft
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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Reviews
7.4
Very goodBased on  147  reviews
  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    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.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

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

    The hotel was perfect!

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    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.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    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!

  • 7.0
    Very good

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

  • 7.4
    Very good

    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,

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    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.

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    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)

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    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.

  • 9.2
    Superb

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

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    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.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    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.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    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

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

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

  • 9.2
    Superb

    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.

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7
Very goodBased on  147 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 10:00-23:59FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotAll children3 - 6 yearsExtra bedMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Peretola (FLR)3.3 mi
Lucca (LCV)33.7 mi
Train
Santa Maria Novella Train Station700 ft
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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