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Where to stay in Florence

If you're a first time visitor to Florence, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the hotels may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about neighborhoods and places to stay in Florence.

What's the best area of Florence to stay?

The top mentioned neighborhoods and areas that people talk about in and around Florence are:

Here's what Trippy members had to say:

"You can do day trips to PisaSienaSan Gimignano all of which we loved and, getting there, you will see the country side, especially from Siena and San G."  See More

"We took day trips, from Florence, to Pisa and to Siena."  See More

"You could go from Florence to Siena, seeing much of Tuscany in the process, visit Siena and then bus back to Florence."  See More

"From there I intend to do daytrips by bus to Siena, Lucca and San Gimignano."  See More

"Something in The Oltrarno neighborhood."  See More

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What are some good hotels in Florence?

Depending on the neighborhood you choose, you may want to research hotels in the area. If you'd rather start with the most recommended hotels in Florence, here's a list to get you started.

Here's what Trippy members had to say about hotels:

"  Florence is more of a museum town, Uffizi GalleryAcademiaPitti PalaceMuseo Galileo and churches, Basilica of Santa CroceCathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore."  See More

"In Florence I stayed in Room Mate Luca, which is on a quiet(ish) side street but a short walk to everything."  See More

"The Westin Excelsior Florence - amazing location, amazing service, amazing Negroni at the lobby)."  See More

"Another very nice hotel, well located, reasonable, great staff, great breakfast: Il Guelfo Bianco on Via Cavour 29 Florence 50129: info Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco"  See More

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What if I want to explore Florence further?

If you're open to researching even more areas, some suggestions that might be less common but interesting to explore are:

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Where did you get these suggestions?

Trippy is a great resource for planning your trip because you get advice from real travelers. We suggested neighborhoods and hotels based on the recommendations of the Trippy community. This gives you a quick overview, but if you're looking to do more research, here are some of the questions that we used to find this information.

profile  Candida Rivera-Forrester from California asked:
Outside of the city: places to stay?  (2 answers)

profile  Mira Dominguez from Los Angeles asked:
What's a nice but affordable hotel in Florence?  (10 answers)

profile  VirtualTourist member asked:
How far out is Tuscan countryside from Florence & should we stay in the countryside  (7 answers)

What if I plan my trip around food?

If you're a foodie or just love to eat when you travel, you might decide to stay in a hotel close to a restaurant you want to try. Here are some places to eat in Florence.

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What if I don't have a car?

Maybe you're looking for a happening area with lots to see and do, or you want to be walking distance from tourist attractions. Check out some of these places and see there's a hotel nearby.

Want to research more popular attractions in Florence? Click the blue button below.

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Where can I find out more about Florence?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Florence locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Florence.

If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.

Flying into Florence? There is one major airport for commercial flights. Find international, domestic, and local airports in Florence.

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