General Description Bed and Beakfast Canto de' Nelli is located right in the center of Florence, a few steps from the Duomo and the Railway Station (Santa Maria Novella). The second floor of an old palace and completely restored in 2005, it features large and airy bedrooms, a pleasant lounge, quiet terrace and, in addition, the warm welcome of its hostess. Its windows provide an enchanting view of the church of San Lorenzo, the Medici Chapels, and the Cathedral (Duomo) of Santa Maria del Fiore. Being in the heart of the characteristic San Lorenzo quarter, visitors to BandB Canto de' Nelli can get to know one of the city's most vivacious markets, stroll through ancient streets and twisting alleys, explore traditional Florentine stores and artisans' shops. The area, moreover, contains many schools for foreigners (some affiliated with American colleges) offering courses not only in Italian language and culture but in art, music, fashion and handicrafts as well. For those coming to Florence on business, the commercial fair grounds of the Fortezza da Basso and the Palazzo dei Congressi convention centre are within easy walking distance. BandB Canto de' Nelli is a family-run enterprise, characterized by hospitality, discretion and helpfulness. Transportation from train stationOn foot: Exit to the left, go through the underground passage and take the exit marked Piazza dell'Unita Italiana. Turn left and walk along Via del Melarancio, turn left again and cross Piazza Madonna Degli Aldobrandini, then continue straight to the intersection of Via dell'Ariento and Via del Canto de' Nelli. From the airport: take a cab to Piazza del Mercato Centrale, corner Borgo La Noce. Alternatively, there is a shuttle bus that takes you to the train station and from there follow the instructions listed above. By car: take the first highway exit to Florence you find and follow signs to the city center Stazione S.M. Novella (railway station). Then follow signs to Via Nazionale, proceed for about 100 meters and turn left into Via Guelfa. After 70 meters, turn right into Via Panicale, take the first street to your left (Via Taddea), then another right into Via Rosina. Proceed for 30 meters and the last left turn brings you to Piazza del Mercato Centrale.
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Room Service, High-speed Internet, Tour Desk, Non-Smoking Rooms,
Multilingual Staff, Hair Dryer, TV, Desk
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