The magnificent complex is considered one of the historic “tower houses” of Medieval Florence, and it preserves to this day the original architectural characteristics. It is an admirable example of how man is capable of taking buildings which were once devised for the purposes of war into oasi of peace, culture and hospitality.┬áGuests are surrounded by a unique atmosphere of charm and history, while at the same time enjoy an elegant and refined ambience, where the traditional fuses with the modern,
Accommodation in Florence
During the building of┬áFlorence’s Cathedral (1300-1400), most of the houses in the area of the the Piazza del Duomo were demolished with the exception of those at the north-eastern corner of the newly created square.
Some of the latter were located where Palazzo Niccolini al Duomo was subsequently erected. These buildings hosted the workshops of some of the most celebrated Florentine artists. Among them, was the famous sculptor┬áDonatello, who is
Residence Palazzo dei Ciompi formerly “Palazzo Pascolutti-Giani” is a 19th Century building composed of numerous completely renovated apartments.??The Residence was previously home to the “Accademia dei Risoluti”, which gave birth to the Florence theatre named “Alfieri”. On the main gate there is an engraving of the “Cavallo Sfrenato” (the galloping horse) symbol of the “Accademia dei Risoluti” whose motto was “valoroso destrier passa e non cura“, (brave horse passing
Palazzo Gamba offers elegant apartments with breathtaking view overlooking the Duomo of Florence featuring charming Florentine style and all the latest comforts of home and beyond. This historic building is surrounded by Florence’s most beautiful attractions, romantic spots like Ponte Vecchio and some of the world’s most important museums like the Uffizi, boutiques, refined wine bars, restaurants, clubs and typical outdoor leather and food markets. Continue reading…
Owned by the Brini-Batacchi family the Hotel Degli Orafi is well known worldwide , as the setting for James Ivory’s film “A Room with a View”. The film was the winner of 3 Oscars in 1985, including the one for the best set design.┬áThis magnificent 4-star luxury hotel is located in an ancient Florentine building dating back to the 13th century. You will find it in the centre of the city next to the River Arno and just a few steps away from the famous Ponte Vecchio & the Uffizi Gallery.?Formerly an Augustinian
The main characteristic of the┬áB&B Casa Schlatter is that of being not only acomfortable accommodation facility for a fine tourist who wants to visit Florence lodging with an antique, luxury residence but also a real┬ámuseum.During their stay ┬áour guests can enjoy the vision of many original pieces of C. Adolfo Schlatter, painter and sculptor realized in these rooms and never taken out of the house.You will then have the chance to discover the hidden treasure of a great artist, who lived and worked at the
The Borghese Palace Art Hotel occupies a wing of a grand, neo-classical palazzo on one of Florence’s oldest streets, a stone’s throw from the Uffizi Gallery and the Duomo. This boutique hotel offers a unique and sophisticated synthesis of the old-world charms of an historic Florentine palazzo and an appreciation of modernity, as is evident in its recently refurbished halls, one-off designer-decorated bedrooms, and the many original contemporary art works on the premises.
The Villa Fiesole Hotel is located on an ancient Etruscan hill, where you can still admire the vestiges left by that great culture. Firstly, you will be amazed by the incredible view over the city of Florence, only 3 km from our hotel which, in spite of this proximity, is surrounded by the peace of century old woods. You can’t help but be charmed by the impeccable and caring hospitality, by the stunning 19th century villa, with its frescos, and by the old green house, fully renovated. ┬áThe hotel’s 32
The Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci with its heirloom furnishings, refined elegance and modern comforts is a charming and enchanting location on Florence’s most elegant shopping street, the Via de’ Tornabuoni. ?The hotel consists of two Renaissance palaces, the Palazzo Minerbetti and the Palazzo Strozzi del Poeta, two unique buildings in the heart of Florence’s artistic and historical centre, close to the Ponte Vecchio bridge, the Uffizi Art Gallery and the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore with famous Continue reading…
Located steps away from Florence central train station, the Santa Maria Novella Hotel opens its windows onto the piazza with the same name. The view offers exclusive glances of Santa Maria Novella Cathedral. This hotel is a marvellous painting of history, art and culture dating back to the nineteenth century with the name of Hotel Nazionale, a stop for businessmen and artists from all over the world.┬áThe restoration, entrusted to Mrs.
The leading theme of the L’O Hotel is the international Haute Horlogerie (Fine Watchmaking) inspired, in particular, by the collections of vintage wristwatches. Here, some of the finest top-end watches become decoration details and interior suggestions. A strong personality and deep man’s traits are the base ideas of the L’O. The interior design, entrusted to Ms. Marianna Gagliardi, architect, aims to an extreme attention to details: a wide and fascinating sensory experience involving sight and
This little dynamic, energetic, contemporary “City Riad”, with its fascinating inner court, is located in a noble building at number 23 of Piazza Santa Maria Novella. The Rosso23, fully decorated in red and grey tones, is a high quality 3-star hotel, providing 42 rooms and very smart common areas with curious details. The fascinating staircase that leads to the upper floors is witness of the nobility of this building, nowadays home for our Guests.
The Universo Hotel is an eclectic three-star Hotel whose interiors are inspired by the Seventies and the pop culture. Essential but complete in its services, it is thought for young and fresh people who wish to discover the city from a privileged starting point, the one that you see, when you wake up in the morning, from the windows of its 44 rooms, 20 of which are “with a view” to one of the most characteristic piazzas.┬áThe rooms are equipped with one large bed or two beds, heating,
This prestigious guesthouse is located in the very center of Florence nearby the famous Cathedral of S. Croce┬á and between the┬áfolkloristic┬ámarket of┬á S. Ambrogio and the D’Azeglio residential quarter.Strategic location for all those driving to Florence while the b&b is just out of the traffic limited zone of Florence and there are 2 parking areas at 50 metres.This is the perfect accomodation for the indipendent travellers who would like to base in Florence and visit other attractive cities in the
NH Porta Rossa is a distinguished piece of Florence’s history built in the 12th century and one of the oldest hotels in Italy. The hotel is perfectly located in the pedestrianized historical center, just a few steps from Florence’s main attractions, such as the Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery.?The city’s historical center boasts a considerable number of Renaissance buildings, gardens, churches, museums, art galleries and ateliers. The hotel’s 72 rooms, combining classic
Recently refurbished, the ample and elegant NH Anglo American reflects history and the fascinating age of the city Citt├á del Giglio (City of Lirio). Its decor boasts antique furniture and impressive paintings of the Florentine school of 1800, which creates a private and elegant atmosphere for our clients. The Il Granduca Restaurant, is intimate and distinguished, offering a varied breakfast buffet and the more traditional dishes from Tuscanian and Mediterranean cooking. The congress centre, equipped with
The Hotel’s superb city center location, only 10 minutes walk from the Train station of Santa Maria Novella (800m) makes it the ideal choice for those arriving in Florence by train. In addition, the major monuments and places of interest are within with easy walking distance… simply take a pleasurable and scenic stroll along the Arno River (1 block away) until you reach famous attractions like the Ponte Vecchio (1.5km), Uffizi Art Gallery, and Palazzo Vecchio. One of Florence’s most expansive public parks
Italy is not only known worldwide as one of the “must see” destinations for its naturalistic, architectonic and artistic beauty, but also for its life style and the intangibile taste of “italian living”.┬áThis is what the demanding and discerning traveller finds at the Starhotels collection of hotels, located deep in the heart of the most beautiful Italian cities, as well as in Paris and New York: the absolute Italian style, the hospitality passion and warmth.
Located in the middle of the historical downtown area of Florence, overlooking Brunelleschi’s Cathedral, the Hotel brunelleschi is since many years one of the best four star hotels in the center of Florence. Just few steps away from the museum the Uffizi Gallery and other museums is the ideal hotel for vacation. As well the important shopping district and other attractions are in the direct neighbourhood of the Hotel Brunelleschi.┬áCompletely reconstructed, leaving the architectural
In the historic centre of Florence is the new and confortable Bed and Breakfast “Residenza Manzoni”. In one of the world’s most beautiful cities of art, the “Residenza Manzoni”, will provide you with all the comforts necessary to make your stay even more relaxing and pleasurable.??The bright sunny rooms, all equipped with private bathrooms and air conditioning, mini bars and televisions are very accomodating and peaceful, giving the bed and breakfast an atmosphere of complete relaxation. ??The “Bed
Welcome to the Hotel Fiorino Florence, affordable and cosy 3 star hotel located in the very heart of the historical city center right beside one its most famous landmarks: the Uffizi Gallery. As you can see from our Location┬ápage, the Uffizi is located deep within the cobbled streets of Firenze’s old town and also very close to the picturesque River Arno and the famous Ponte Vecchio.┬áHere at our cosy family run establishment we welcome guests from all over the world who are looking to enjoy the
Florence Hotel Giglio is located in an historic building on Via Cavour, a popular main street in the center of Florence, only a leisurely walk away from many of the most visited historical sites of Florence like the Florence Dome.┬áFlorence Hotel Giglio has recently been completely renovated to offer its guests all the modern comforts in a distinguished atmosphere.┬áOur ┬ámulti-lingual staff combines its professionalism with great courtesy always ready to assist the guest with whatever needs they may