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Expert reviews of cheap hotels in Florence

Welcome to EuroCheapo's guide to cheap hotels in Florence and throughout Europe.

Florence is an interesting city for budget travelers. While thousands flock daily to the city’s picture-perfect streets and Renaissance sights (making it at times a bit overwhelming), the city still offers a number of small budget hotels and B&Bs that exude local flavor at surprisingly affordable rates. That's where we come in...

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Click through to see a list of our recommended budget hotels. (Rest assured that all of our "Editor's Picks" are central, clean and cheap. Bonus points if they have a little pizzazz in their piazza.)

Keep it cheap

For additional ways to save, check out the "budget tips" articles in our city guide, and stop by our Florence blog, where we regularly post about free and cheap events, cheap eats, and more.

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From our Florence blog

Looking for something quick and cheap to fill you up while sightseeing in Florence? Local meats, cheese and fresh veggies stuffed into salty, crunchy bread make panini a perfect choice. A great panino will be made with f ... read

Do you have a taste for the unconventional when you travel? Does the predictability of a chain hotel leave you cold in your bed? If you’re looking to book a hotel that has a healthy dose of personality, or perhaps is e ... read

The Hotel Dali, located a few minutes’ walk from the Duomo in central Florence, has been a EuroCheapo favorite for more than 10 years. When we first visited the Dali, Marco and Samanta, the hotel’s husband an ... read

Between the Tuscan wine, chic clothing and world-class museums, your trip budget in Florence can really add up.  While there are some things you can’t avoid shelling out for (your hotel, flight, etc.), there are ... read

By Taylor Zerbey— Florence is a wine lover’s paradise, offering amazing wines from all over Tuscany and Italy at low prices that could even shock a Cheapo. One way to enjoy wine and beer at even cheaper prices is ... read

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Our top 20 reviewed hotels in Florence

Editor's Picks Name Price User rating

Editor's Pick
Bavaria, Florence

The one-star Hotel Bavaria offers a little taste of Renaissance living.

8.3 Guest Rating

From

$49

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Dali, Florence

Hotel Dali is an adorable oasis of originality and quality in the heart of Florence—with great rates to boot.

8.7 Guest Rating

From

$57

No online booking

Editor's Pick
Hostel Archi Rossi, Florence

Centrally-located, friendly, and funky Hostel Archi Rossi is put together at an aesthetic level rare in a hostel.

9.0 Guest Rating

From

$63

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Editor's Pick
Montreal, Florence

Montreal has cool where it counts, space where you want it and a fabulous location. For those looking for value and location, it is an obvious pick.

8.2 Guest Rating

From

$63

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Sampaoli, Florence

It's a hike up to the one-star Hotel Sampaoli's 12 eclectic rooms, but the vibe is friendly—and the rates friendlier.

8.2 Guest Rating

From

$44

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Editor's Pick
Tourist House Ghiberti, Florence

The Tourist House Ghiberti B&B combines the charm of a small guesthouse, the benefit of modern décor and the convenience of a great location.

9.0 Guest Rating

From

$87

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Il Bargellino, Florence

The one-star Il Bargellino feels like the cozy apartment of your favorite relatives—who just happen to live in the center of Florence!

7.7 Guest Rating

From

$101

No online booking

Editor's Pick
Johanna I B&B, Florence

We adore the Johanna I, a splurge-worthy B&B situated in a lavish 19th-century palazzo, with wide corridors and high ceilings, in a quiet residential neighborhood near the Accademia.

8.6 Guest Rating

From

$114

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Editor's Pick
Accademia, Florence

Hotel Accademia is a super-welcoming, 20-room hotel in the heart of busy, multiethnic San Lorenzo.

8.1 Guest Rating

From

$63

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Editor's Pick
Albergo Firenze, Florence

Though simple, Albergo Firenze features friendly staff, great common spaces, a stupendous location and low nightly rates.

7.5 Guest Rating

From

$62

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Editor's Pick
Hotel San Giovanni, Florence

This one-star hotel is home to nine modest rooms with charmingly mismatched furniture. It's situated on an ancient palazzo, which served as a private residence for bishops during the 16th century.

8.2 Guest Rating

From

$51

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Maxim, Florence

The Maxim's 26 rooms are first-rate, affordable and well-located.

7.6 Guest Rating

From

$89

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Locanda Orchidea, Florence

There is so much to love about the one-star Hotel Orchidea! Its ten basic rooms, in the shadow of the Duomo, look like something out of a dollhouse.

8.4 Guest Rating

From

$61

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Azzi, Florence

Arty charm is the name of the game at the Hotel Azzi, a modest hotel near Florence's Duomo.

8.0 Guest Rating

From

$57

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Editor's Pick
Il Perseo, Florence

We took a special liking to the Hotel Perseo, which offers 20 simple, modern rooms located one block from the Duomo on the touristy via dei Cerretani.

8.8 Guest Rating

From

$97

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Editor's Pick
Cimatori, Florence

Located in the heart of town just around the corner from the Duomo, Cimatori wins big for quiet, convenience, and a down-home feel.

8.7 Guest Rating

From

$100

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Editor's Pick
Tourist House B&B, Florence

The Tourist House B&B is a quiet guesthouse situated literally around the corner from the Santa Maria Novella church.

8.0 Guest Rating

From

$63

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Merlini, Florence

The Albergo Merlini is a top-floor one-star bright rooms and fab views.

8.0 Guest Rating

From

$63

No online booking

Editor's Pick
Hotel Globus, Florence

The Globus is a splurge-worthy, modern delight with low season rates that savvy, design-hungry Cheapos will savor.

8.5 Guest Rating

From

$76

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Giappone, Florence

The darling Hotel Giappone offers eight fresh-faced, frill-free rooms with a dash of hospitality.

6.6 Guest Rating

From

$63

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