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Cheap hotels near University of Florence in Florence, Italy

The University of Florence ("Università degli Studi di Firenze") is one of the oldest and largest universities in Italy. With its main building and offices located on the lovely Piazza San Marco, the university offers 12 academic departments (or “faculties”) and boasts more than 60,000 enrolled students.

The university’s history is rich, going back to the 14th-century Florentine Republic. Needless to say, the University of Florence has had quite a roster of notable professors and students, many of whom went on to change the world. A student named Leonardo da Vinci, for example, carried out some of his anatomy studies at the university-affiliated Santa Maria Novella Hospital.

For more information about visiting the University (or enrolling!) head to the University of Florence’s Web site.

Hotels near University of Florence: The University is located in the San Marco neighborhood. The budget hotels we list below are located nearby, and will place you within easy walking distance of central Florence’s main sights.

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Hotel Sampaoli, Florence

Address Via San Gallo 14 (San Lorenzo)

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



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Antica Dimora Firenze, Florence

Address Via San Gallo 72 Nero (San Marco)

On a quiet street near the University of Florence, the Antica Dimora is a B&B to swoon over.

8.6 Guest Rating



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Hotel Enza, Florence

Address Via San Zanobi 45 (San Lorenzo)

The 16-room Hotel Enza offers a familial brand of comfort in the heart of Florence. Its great rates seal the deal.

8.1 Guest Rating



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Cimabue, Florence

Address Via B. Lupi 7 (San Marco)

The three-star Hotel Cimabue offers peaceful and elegant accommodations in a quiet residential area north of the tourist center.

7.6 Guest Rating



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Caravaggio, Florence

Address Piazza Indipendenza 5 (San Lorenzo)

The three-star Hotel Caravaggio is a classy affair with low rates on Piazza Indipendenza.

8.0 Guest Rating



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