The Corona D Italia Hotel is just a few steps from the Santa Maria Novella train station, in the heart of the San Lorenzo district, which for centuries has been the crossroads of the commercial and artistic cultures in Florence. It overlooks the Via dell Ariento and is close to the Mercato Centrale (Central Market) and its host of grocers, butchers, fishmongers and florists. In this area there are also some of the best shops and the San Lorenzo monument, official church and burial place of the Medici family, whose creators include Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Donatello and others. A short walk from the hotel is the magnificent Duomo with the Giotto`s Bell Tower and the Battistero (Baptistery), where guests can admire the marvelous frescoes of the Cappella dei Magi in the Palazzo Medici Ricciardi.
Distance from Airport:
10 miles - Amerigo Vespucci
All have * bathroom/shower * WC * air conditioning * telephone * TV * minibar * safe * hairdryer * (certain amenities may be payable locally)
Location and Resort:
The hotel is housed within a 19th century palace with a light and airy interior. Florence is the ideal destination for a short city break with history, architecture and great food and drink. It is set in the Italian region of Tuscany, on the banks of the River Arno. The city is the perfect place for art lovers and the galleries house some of the finest collections of paintings by masters such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli. It is a network of medieval streets and best explored on foot, with cathedrals, piazzas and palazzos adding to its beauty. Florence is set in the tranquil Umbrian countryside and offers easy access to Assisi and the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Eating and Drinking:
The hotel has a bar and a breakfast room where breakfast is buffet style and includes a choice of pastries prepared according to delicious traditional Tuscan recipes, accompanied by a wide variety of cheeses, cold meats, yogurt and seasonal fruit. Room service is also available.
The hotel does not have a swimming pool.
The hotel will appeal to friends, families and couples for its convenient position close to shops, monuments, markets, churches and the train station, perfect for those who come into Florence from the airport by train.
Friends, Families and Couples