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The Black Sheep

Via della Scala 53 , Firenze, 50123 Italy (Show map)
3 Reviews
€ 75 - € 140
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The Black Sheep was born from a meticulous renovation of a classic florentine apartment through modern methods. With the re-interpretation of objects of the past it has been given an unconventional feel with great attention to detail and functionality in order to welcome you in an intimate and elegant atmosphere. Our B&B is ideal for those who like to feel like at home whilst traveling.The Black Sheep is located in Florence's historic centre at walking distance from all the main attractions such as the Duomo, the Uffizi Gallery, and the Piazza Signoria, and is right in the heart of the cultural and shopping area. Situated just one minute walk from the Firenze S. M. N. station and Piazza Santa Maria Novella, the Black Sheep is ideal for those traveling by public transport and wishing to explore the city on foot.



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  • Guest room5
  • Service5
  • Value5
  • Cleanliness4.3
  • Dining4.7

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The Black Sheep made our stay in Florence even more unforgettable!

5 on July 03, 2014

Donatello was down stairs waiting for us at check-in. He hauled both of our heavy bags up the three flights of stairs. The B&B was incredible! The old architecture of the rooms had been saved and enhanced by a very modern and eclectic style. I was not surprised to learn that the innkeeper is an architect and he personally took care of the remodeling. Every morning we woke up to freshly baked croissants from a nearby pastry shop and cappuccino's made by Donatello. His kindness and willingness to help us get around the city definitely made our stay worth while. I also could not say enough about the location. It was right outside of the train station and within walking distance of everything you would want to see in this magical city. We walked so much that weekend that I thought my feet were going to fall off, but each night we got to rest in our comfy B&B. One word of caution: if you do not want or like to go up three flights of narrow stairs, you probably do not want to come here. However, you might want to avoid Italy and Europe all together. We figured it was good for us to walk up those stairs after ALL the great food we had just eaten! TWO THUMBS UP for The Black Sheep and its owner Donatello!!


5 on August 08, 2011

Posto fantastico specialmente le colazioni ricche, preparate da Donatello!!Tutto molto pulito e confortevole..come essere a casa propria.Le suite erano stupende e molto silenziose..!!

Exceptional!!! Fall in love with Florence, even before you explore.

4.4 on November 28, 2010

First and foremost, when it comes to cleanliness, you cannot exceed my expectations. I expect the place I stay to be spotless, and The Black Sheep was. So, in true terms, on this particular measure, 3/5 is really 3/3... and 'Met my expectations' should be the highest point on the scale. I was intrigued by the pictures, then amazed by the detail and thought put into the decor on seeing the accomodations in person. So chic, yet also so warm and welcoming! The Silver Suite is very spacious... and provides all the privacy you need. Open the mini bar and find complimentary Prosecco, pour yourself and your partner each a glass, and make a toast to a spectacular time in Florence. Donatello provides exceptional service and is great to talk to. He and his wife Francesca pointed us to the key places to see and some great restaurant fare. All this, and you CAN'T beat the location. I recommend The Black Sheep to everyone, and will stay here again in a heartbeat the next time we visit Florence. If you choose to spend triple or more at a 4 star hotel, you will get less for your money, and miss out on so much. In other words, save your money, stay here, and get MORE! This place is a true gem.

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Location Type


Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn, Homestay

On-site amenities

Conference Rooms, Copier, Library , LCD TV, WiFi, tea and coffee facilities,, Mini fridge (complimentary soft drinks provided)

Room amenities

Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fax Machine, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

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  • Check In:: 14,00
  • Check Out:: 11,00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: Limited
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

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Donatello Zanovello

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  • Time Served: 08.00 to 10.00
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

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