REVIEW

Hotel Axial

A small, centrally located hotel in a renovated 19th-century building complete with a courtyard.

By , Friday, Oct 1, 2010, 3:07 PM

Hotel Axial

About this Hotel

Price From $102

'Hood Two blocks from the Duomo on via Calzaiuoli, a major shopping street. Within walking distance of several piazzas, art galleries, and museums, as well as the Santa Maria Novella train station.

The Gist Hotel Axial occupies a renovated 19th-century building, and its 14 rooms have traditional cotto tile floors, navy bedspreads, and big windows with wooden shutters. A charming breakfast room and a small, shaded courtyard area with greenery are available to guests, as are booking services for activities, valet car service, and a hotel bar and reading room. Online reviews cite the exceptional staff service, convenient location, and quiet rooms.

Free Wi-Fi? Yes.

Credit Cards Accepted AmEx, MC, Visa

Details Singles from $70, doubles from $102; all rates include breakfast.

Thanks for Sharing Reader Julia praises Axial for its great location and says, "The rooms are a nice size, clean, comfortable, and breakfast is included."