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A Word About the Florence Hotel Alessandra

Cookie-cutter Holiday Inn, this hotel is not. Housed in a building dating from the 1400s, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. What MrsMJ and I received is a comfortable stay close to everything that is important to see in a visit to Florence, Italy. The staff was very friendly, and could not have been more welcoming. In short, our stay was fantastic! We arrived Florence via Trenitalia, and on the advice of the hotel, took a taxi for the 1-kilometer journey to the hotel from the train station. While I am quite capable of walking that distance, I wouldn’t recommend it with luggage in the rain. The taxi was 10 Euros well spent. I had read in advance that…

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