The hotel occupies part of an antique palace, which dates back to the 16th century and was originally an old monastery. During the restoration the hotel retained structural elements such as wooden beams and stone arches, thus maintaining the traditional Florentine style and simultaneously offering all modern comforts. This air-conditioned hotel was completely renovated in 2002 and comprises 3 floors with a total of 58 rooms. Facilities include a 24-hour reception with a safe, a cloakroom and lift access. Guests may make use of the cosy bar, hairdresser, TV room, Internet access (WLAN/fee), as well as room and laundry service (fees apply). Parking facilities are also available (garage/fee).All rooms were renovated between 1999 and 2001 and carefully decorated in a traditional Florentine style. They come with a bathroom, a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, cable TV, air conditioning, a minibar and a hire safe.
From Santa Maria Novella Train Station, it is possible to reach the hotel on foot within 5 minutes. Exit the station and cross the piazza on the left-hand side to enter Via Nazionale. The hotel is 200 m ahead at No. 12 (black) / 72 (red).