First - Calenzano

Via Dino Ciolli 5, Calenzano, Italy, 50041show map
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Overview

Located in the center of Calenzano, the 4-star First Hotel offers classic rooms together with free self-parking, a Jacuzzi and a barber shop. Offering accommodation in a 4-story building, First Hotel has been hosting guests since 1981 and features Renaissance architecture.

The hotel boasts a beautiful setting within a 10-minute walk of the city center.

Guests may find I Gigli within 1.9 km and Conte of Florence within 3.6 km of the property.

Il Fondaccio bus stop is 50 meters away from the hotel and a 10-minute walk is enough to get to Pratignone train station. The hotel is located within 10 km distance of Peretola airport.

Rooms

First Hotel features rooms with a tasteful interior that come with a minibar, climate control, an individual safe, flat-screen TV and coffee/tea makers for a pleasant stay in Calenzano. Some rooms overlook the garden. They offer bathrooms fitted with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a bidet.

Eat & Drink

The hotel invites guests to the restaurant to start their day with a complimentary varied buffet breakfast. Guests can order delicious dishes of Italian cuisine in a welcoming setting of an al fresco restaurant. Officina Della Bistecca and Notte Di are situated in a shopping area, about 600 meters away of the property.

Services

The venue offers 24-hour reception, laundry and dry cleaning.

Relax

The beach facilities include outdoor chaise lounges, umbrellas and towels.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   127.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Laundry

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Diving
  • Sailing
  • Pedal boating
  • Basketball
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis
  • Squash
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Full board
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's menu

Spa & Leisure

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Library

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bathrobe
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Good to know
Check-infrom 12 pmFREECheck-outuntil 2 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEExisting beddingFREEOne child3 - 6 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
PratignonePratignone1400 ft
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Officina Della BisteccaOfficina Della Bistecca1900 ftVia XX Lugio 11
Pizzeria ChiaroscuroPizzeria Chiaroscuro2400 ftVia Fogliaia 31
Il Sole Rosso Sushi WokIl Sole Rosso Sushi Wok2400 ftVia del Pratignone 35
Ristorante Enoteca Tre CaciRistorante Enoteca Tre Caci2500 ftVia Baldanzese 130
Notte DiNotte Di2700 ft
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Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria NovellaOfficina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella6.8 miVia della Scala 16
Via FaenzaVia Faenza6.8 mi FlorenceItaly
San Lorenzo marketSan Lorenzo market6.8 miPiazza San Lorenzo
OgnissantiOgnissanti6.8 miPiazza Ognissanti
Cappelle Medicee Cappelle Medicee 6.9 miPiazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini, 6
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Getting around
Airports
Peretola (FLR)3.5 mi
Lucca (LCV)29.3 mi
Train
Pratignone1700 ft
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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Reviews
7.0
Very goodBased on  279  reviews
  • 7.4
    Very good

    We had a really good price. Swimming pool :-) Good location, easy ascess by car to Firenze.

    We had a smoking room (we signed up for no smoking). The staff is rude. Breakfast more than casual italian (not just sweets :-)) but the eggs from powder.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    normal 4 star Italian hotel, parking in front of hotel

    room could be painted

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    The hotel is good if you visit Florence with a car, because it has free parking and the bus station is near the hotel. The drive into the city with the bus is about a half hour depends on traffic. The last bus is driving against 23 o clock. The hotel is about 15 Km from Florence city center away. a Tip: you may book only the superior room, because these rooms are renovated. The hotel is a little older, but the rooms are renovated and clean. It has a swimming pool. For a city trip (2 nights) we can recommend this hotel, but only if you come with car.

    old furniture, old carpet, very old elevator. Some students have a party next to the swimming pool under with loud music under our window (this was not so good). On the internet photos the hotel looks better than in reality

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Very kind and helpful hotel staff; good breakfast.

    The hotel is too old and not renovated. It would take a lot of imagination to rate it 4 stars - I would give it 3 stars max.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The hotel is near the highway but you dont hear the noise from it. The outside looks of the hotel does not reflect its good interior. The room was tidy and furnished in a modern stile. The bed was perfect i slept like a baby. Just in front of the hotel you have the bus station. The bus no. 2 takes you to the central train station santa maria novela in 35 - 40 min. The price of the ticket is 2 € in the bus and 1,2€ at the Tabaccaio.If you are with the car and wont to visit the rest of toscany the hotel is just for you. Afther the whole day of sightseeing a good sleep is priceless and the hotel gives you just that.Just one more thing the breakfast is excellent.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Good room (recently renovated), good breakfast.

    Just two minor issues: the elevator is quite old and the wi-fi/internet was offline during several hours.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The hotel was extremely convenient for a night stopover close to the A1.

    The mattress was hard.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    the staff was great and helped with every question we had. we took the double room which was very spacious and clean.we enjoyed our stay in hotel first very much

    the shower was small and there was always leaking of the water on the floor

  • 8.8
    Superb

    This hotel is very good if you travel by car. There was a big shopping area near the hotel.

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    Old Hotel which is long overdue for renovation.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    big hotel but a bit old, 40min by bus from city centre of Florence, but only 1 min away from highway, very helpful and friendly staff at reception, for our room category we could also use a very fast WiFi connection everywhere in the hotel even at pool, breakfast was ok, good restaurant, pool is very nice and also for free, free big parking, big shopping centres nearby

    it's not luxury for 4 stars hotel

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The hotel is very good.The stuff are perfect.Clean,nice room,parking,good breakfast and restaurant,value for money.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    It's complicated to get internet wireless access.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    kids liked the pool, good breakfast, nice modern decor, good location- near large supermarket, also conveniently near highway, easy to go to Florence

    Could keep the pool cleaner, not really 4 star...maybe a good 3-star rating would do

  • 6.2
    Good

    - staff knew english

    - dinner was too late - shower was barely working

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  279 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Design Hotels in Italy

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Good to know
Check-infrom 12 pmFREECheck-outuntil 2 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEExisting beddingFREEOne child3 - 6 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Getting around
Airports
Peretola (FLR)3.5 mi
Lucca (LCV)29.3 mi
Train
Pratignone1700 ft
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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