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).
This hotel is situated in commercial area of Novoli in the northwest of Florence. Recently, a new university building, a new court and various public buildings have been opened in this area. A bus stop for the number 22 lies only 100 m away, a service that allows guests to visit the historical centre, the most important monuments and museums as well as the congress centre in only ten minutes. The hotel is only a few minutes from the Firenze north motorway exit and A. Vespucci airport. The hotel is ideal for business travellers and tourists alike.
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.
Guests may serve themselves at the breakfast buffet.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are all accepted in the hotel.
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.
The restaurant only opens when a minimum of 20 people have booked in advance.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV