New additions to our cheap hotels guide | RatesToTravel


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Whether you are scoping out the best meals in the city or making your way to the Duomo, Florence has a little something for everybody. Not to mention a plethora of cheap hotels in the city center and beyond.

That being said, those budget hotels can fill up quickly with others looking to enjoy all that Florence has to offer.

To keep you in-the-know of some of the hidden gems dotted along these ancient streets, we’ve combed through thousands of hotels and recently added some of our favorite cheap hotels in Florence to our guide.

Related: 10 travel tips to help you save in Florence


Here are five excellent budget hotel options that are new to our guide.

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Dante Alighieri

Neighborhood: Duomo
Rooms from $78

Located in the center of Florence just 800 feet from the Cathedral, Dante Alighieri B&B offers peaceful rooms at rates that can’t be beat.

Rooms here are styled minimally, but the historic building lends some charm in the form of frescoed ceilings. Although the decor is basic, amenities are aplenty with air conditioning, an elevator and free Wi-Fi all available.

The nightly rate includes breakfast.

Book a cheapo stay in the heart of Florence at Dante Alighieri.

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Badia Fiorentina

Neighborhood: Duomo
Doubles from $88

The 3-star Badia Fiorentina offers attractive, budget-friendly rooms just a short stroll from the Cathedral.

Rooms are dressed in white from top to bottom, and the tufted headboards and chandeliers bring a touch of glamour to these cheapo guestrooms. You’ll also find flat-screen TVs, kettles, mini-fridges, toasters, free Wi-Fi and more. Ask ahead for a room with views of the city. For an even cheaper stay, opt for a shared bathroom.

A fresh breakfast, included in the nightly rate, is served every morning.

Find your home-away-from-home at Badia Fiorentina.

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Hotel Por Santa Maria

Neighborhood: Duomo
Doubles from $95

The quaint, 1-star Hotel Por Santa Maria is conveniently located near the Uffizi Gallery and the Cathedral and is in an ideal spot for easily exploring Florence.

Rooms are unembellished and feature predictable floral bedspreads, wood furnishings and a framed art print here and there. The hotel stays quiet thanks to a lack of televisions, but there are still plenty of creature comforts, including free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and kettles. You can save even more on the nightly rate by choosing a room with a shared bathroom.

While you won’t find breakfast here, there are plenty of cafes and restaurants in the area.

Stay in the center of Florence at Hotel Por Santa Maria.

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Il Gattopardo

Neighborhood: Duomo
Doubles from $98

Nestled into a 13th-century building, the Il Gattopardo B&B benefits from a central location just a 5-minute walk from the Cathedral.

Rooms are simple, with charming touches like antique furniture and exposed wood-beamed ceilings. If this wasn’t cozy and comforting enough, there are plenty of amenities to make guests feel at home: free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, kettles and more. Rooms with shared bathrooms are a bit cheaper; likewise, rooms with private balconies can be worth it if you are in a position to splurge.

Breakfast is included in the rate and is served in the guestrooms each morning.

Enjoy a lovely stay at the Il Gattopardo B&B.

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Hotel Dei Macchiaioli

Neighborhood: San Lorenzo
Doubles from $110

The 3-star Hotel Dei Macchiaioli offers a bit of grandeur to its quiet location near the Santa Maria Novella Station.

From the lobby to the guestrooms, you’ll find frescoed ceilings and ornate details. Many of the rooms are simpler but still immaculate and pleasant with air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, minibars, slippers and more included.

The room rate includes a pastry-filled breakfast.

Book a room with pizzazz at Hotel Dei Macchiaioli.


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