Ratings based on 25 Verified Reviews
They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.0 Room cleanliness
4.0 Service & staff
3.7 Room comfort
3.8 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
for Everyoneby ian from Wellington
Close to the Ponte VechioPosted Dec 8, 2013
Pros: Location is wonderful
Cons: Wifi strength and staff could be more helpful.
Location: Near all Florence has to offer.
Nice hotel, easy walk fro train station, very close to sights. Bit of a maze getting to room, not enough towels (booked for three persons and given two towels) and wifi ok provided stood in common areas.
for Familiesby Mark from USA
Nice location unique layout(alot of stairs)Posted Aug 11, 2013 on Hotels.com
Overall we enjoyed our stay. Arrival and departure was a bit of work, small lift to get up to the hotel so multiple trips carting luggage. The plus, a porter in the hotel delivered everything to your room. Once there you couldn't ask for a better location, very quiet but still local to everything(Uffuzi & Acadamia) are 15 min walk tops. We prefer lighter breakfast fare hence the coffee shop on the corner before the bridge was superb to start the day, the hotel has a great restaurant on the roof top, worth making a reservation for the top tier and enjoying the sunset over an excellent dinner! Bathroom was a tad small but everything else was well appointed, we enjoyed our stay and yes we would stay at this hotel again.
for Getaway With Friendsby Sophia from Basel
Great LocationPosted Jul 23, 2013 on Hotels.com
Friendly staff and great location for exploring the old town. Breakfast on the terrace was a great way to start the day.
for Getaway With Friendsby A verified traveler
nice hotel and great locationPosted Jul 19, 2013 on Hotels.com
this hotel was in a great location, recommend a view if you can. it was clean and combined Italian ambiance with a modern twist.
for Familiesby Ronnie from Scotland
Ideal locationPosted Jun 27, 2013 on Hotels.com
If you are staying in Florence, you could not ask for a better location than La Scaletta as it is within a minute's walk of the Ponte Vecchio, on the south of the river. We stayed in the Purple Suite, which is housed on the first floor with windows overlooking the street, and it was fun to watch the people pass below us. With the double-glazed windows closed, there was no noise from traffic. The suite was a great size, and the jacuzzi bath and massive shower were nice touches, though we could not get the lights element of the tropical rainforest shower to work. Breakfast is an extra 7 Euros, but great value as the choice and quality is excellent. Unfortunately, the pigeons were of a similar mind and wanted to share our breakfast when we attempted to eat it on the terrace overlooking the Bobeli Gardens. We quickly moved inside, where we also had a nice dinner on the night to celebrate the festival of St Giovanni. The terrible weather meant the staff had to quickly transfer this dinner from the rooftop terrace to the inside dining room, but they coped well. Overall, I would describe La Scaletta as a quirky hotel, which tries to embrace the restrictions posed by the fact it is housed in a former palace.
for Getaway With Friendsby Eugenia P. from Michigan
great location, service, and amazing rooftop viewPosted May 14, 2013 on Hotels.com
Would highly recommend LaScaletta to anyone looking to be steps away from the heart of Florence's old city. The staff could not have been more professional and caring and were especially helpful in tracking down our lost luggage. We enjoyed the 97 step climb to the reception area but there is a lift if that is the preference. We felt the wait staff in the terrace restaurant truly wanted to make us happy and went out of their way to cater to the vegetarian preference of some in our party. Do not miss seeing the panoramic, breathtaking view of Florence from the rooftop terrace. It is a perfect place for a romantic dinner and drink.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler
Great place with a great view & great locationPosted Mar 4, 2013
Lovely stay at Hotel La Scaletta. Placed inside a huge traditional building, after a one hundred step climb to the hotel (there is also a lift) you reach the entrance which is light and well decorated. A viewing terrace is outside the breakfast room providing stunning views of Florence. The room is spacious, clean and warm. I could not fault the room. Breakfast is also lovely lots provided including chocolate cake! However it was not made clear that breakfast is an additional 7 euros per person.
Recommendedby A verified traveler
Very mediocrePosted Dec 5, 2012 on Hotels.com
Heating system in room was tempremental so had to use a small fan blow heater, which was already provided so staff must've known there was a problem with heating system. Took a long time for hot water to run through taps/shower in bathroom. Shower door was hanging off and shower was leaking so floor was soaking. Room was dark and dreary with a view of other room windows. Nice rooftop terrace.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler
Great hotel for couplesPosted Nov 29, 2012
Pros: Location, Interior
Central location, no need to take taxis or spend on transport, easy to walk around all attractions, not ideal if staying with kids but perfect for couples for romantic getaway.
for Couplesby Shirley
Great locationPosted Sep 17, 2012
This was a very rustic hotel full of character.The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful.Location was excellent.