Renovated in 2005, this air-conditioned hotel has a total of 113 rooms and 25 junior suites spread between a main and neighbouring building. Alongside the 96 rooms in the main building, other accommodation is situated in a 17th century villa that formerly belonged to the Ricasoli family. The hotel is comfortable and quiet. The grounds span 10,000 mē and include a large, private garden area with terrace. Amongst the facilities count a 24-hour reception desk with a currency exchange counter and a lift. Various other services are available here such as registration for excursions to throughout Tuscany and the city, car rental reservations (with chauffeur), hire of cars, motorbikes and bicycles, mobile phone and PC hire, film development as well as transfers to and from the airport and train station. Further facilities include a bar, a TV lounge, a breakfast room and a restaurant. It is also possible to take advantage of the room and laundry service. A car park is available for those arriving by car (80 spaces).The restaurant only opens when a minimum of 20 people have booked in advance.The rooms all come with an en suite bathroom with hairdryer, direct dial telephone, satellite TV, an Internet connection, heating, air conditioning, and a balcony or terrace.
For those who arrive by train at the Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station, taxi cabs and public transport to the hotel. From Florence's A. Vespucci airport (only 1 km from the hotel), take a taxi or use the hotel transfer service (only takes 4 to 6 minutes). From Pisa's G. Galilei airport there is a coach service operated by the Italian State Railways that reaches the Firenze Rifredi within the hour. For those who arrive in Florence by car, exit A1 motorway at the Firenze Nord exit.