The Hotel Rivoli, in the heart of Florence, is close to the church of Santa Maria Novella and only a 10 minute stroll from the Duomo.
The weathered façade gives a clue to the age of this 15th century hotel, once a home to Franciscan monks and then run as a convent school. Hotel Rivoli is brimming with character, and its architectural features include original wooden ceilings, beautiful archways and a 13th century fountain.
It is generally spacious, cool and decorated to a high standard, combing both modern and classical styles with an unfussy elegance. Uniquely for a city hotel, the pretty inner courtyard leads to a hot whirlpool bath surrounded by stone arches, pillars and sculptures.
A centrally located hotel with delightful accommodation, Hotel Rivoli is ideal for a short break in Florence in which to explore many of the nearby Renaissance treasures.
All Classic and Superior rooms of the Best Western Hotel Rivoli are equipped with: air conditioning, satellite TV, phone with direct line, minibar, safe, radio, electric trouser press, Wi-Fi, writing desk and armchair.
The bathrooms are provided with radio, phone, hairdryer, bathrobe-heater.
The Superior room are usually wider than the Classic, some facing into the ancient Franciscan Cloister or into the Medlar garden, some have solarium or balcony.
Available services at Best Western Hotel Rivoli: room service 24H, laundry and ironing, coffee & tea facilities, newspapers.
Heated outdoor whirlpool
Free use of local gym
Distance from Airport:
10 miles - Amerigo Vespucci
All have * marble bathroom/shower * WC * telephone * satellite TV * air conditioning * mini-bar * radio * trouser press * hairdryer * tea and coffee making facilities * (certain amenities may be payable locally)
Location and Resort:
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 Rivoli's breakfast room serves an American style buffet breakfast which includes a selection of cereals, hams, cheese, various fruits, yoghurt, scrambled eggs, bacon and sausage. During the summer months there is no better way to start the day than enjoying breakfast in the garden. 24 hour room service is also available.
The hotel does not have a swimming pool.
This hotel will appeal to friends, families and couples looking for elegant accommodation in the heart of historic Florence close to the sights and shops the city is famous for.
Friends, Families and Couples
Hotel 24 Hour Reception
Hotel Air Conditioning Public Areas
Hotel Breakfast Room