Cheap hotels near Piazza della Repubblica in Florence, Italy

The Piazza della Repubblica has served as Florence’s beating heart since Roman times when it was the site of the town’s Roman forum. During Medieval times, two major thoroughfares met here and it developed into the city's commercial hub. It later became the site of Florence's Jewish Ghetto, mandated by Cosimo Medici.

Today, the square plays home to street performers, children riding its carousel, and an impressive lineup of old-fashioned Florentine cafes.

Be sure to visit one of these historic coffee shops lining the piazza, as they've played an important role in the city's avant garde art and literary movements. We suggest, in no particular order, Cafe Gilli, Cafe Pazskowski (sometimes referred to as the “literary cafe”) or Gran Cafe Ristorante Giubbe Rosse.

Hotels near Piazza della Repubblica: The “Piazza” is located near the Piazza del Duomo and Uffizzi Gallery. Choosing any of the hotels below will put you within easy walking distance of most of Florence's central sights.

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Pendini, Florence

Address Via Strozzi 2 (Duomo)

EuroCheapo Review: A top-floor hotel overlooking the Piazza della Repubblica, Pensione Pendini is a recommended and well-priced midrange option.... read review

8.9 Guest Rating

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B&B La Dimora Degli Angeli, Florence

Address Via Dè Brunelleschi 4/N (Santa Maria Novella)

EuroCheapo Review: The bed and breakfast La Dimora degli Angeli is a splurge-worthy spot with urban-chic style and luxury touches.... read review

9.3 Guest Rating

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Hotel Maxim, Florence

Address Via Dei Calzaiuoli 11 (Duomo)

EuroCheapo Review: The Maxim's 26 rooms are first-rate, affordable and well-located.... read review

7.8 Guest Rating

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Hotel Medici, Florence

Address Via De' Medici 6 (Duomo)

EuroCheapo Review: The two-star Hotel Medici offers 40 simple rooms and a jaw-dropping view over central Florence. ... read review

6.6 Guest Rating

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Hotel Axial, Florence

Address Via Dei Calzaiuoli 11 Blu (Duomo)

EuroCheapo Review: The pretty, centrally located Hotel Axial offers comfortable digs that are worth the splurge.... read review

8.4 Guest Rating

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