An architectural jewel dating back to the 16th century, the hotel belongs to the Italian state's National Register of Historical Monuments. Detail and ornamentation characterise the building throughout, surprising the curious visitor with frescoes, vaulted ceilings and intricate wood-carvings. This charming, family-friendly establishment comprises a total of 12 rooms over 3 floors. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility and lift access. It also offers a café, a breakfast room, conference facilities and WLAN/Internet access (charges apply). The hotel also offers the option of an in-room hairdressing appointment especially for its guests. Guests may take advantage of the room and laundry services for an additional fee and there is a garage available for those arriving by car (charges apply).
This hotel enjoys an outstanding location at the heart of the bustling, medieval neighbourhood of San Frediano, a mere 5-minute walk from the Ponte Vecchio and the city's finest shopping district, all within the historical centre of Florence. Guests will find restaurants, bars and nightspots, as well as shops and links to the public transport network, all within 500 metres of the hotel. The Uffizi Gallery is 800 metres away and it is 900 metres to the Duomo and 1 km to the Accademia. Florence Airport is just 6 km away.
Each suite reflects the refinement of the Renaissance style, with the subtle combination of comfort and modern technology and decorated with tasteful furnishings and materials. The suites each comprise a large living room, bedroom(s) and master bathroom(s) ( except Premium suite) with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer. Each offers a full range of amenities including a stereo, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels in the living room and bedroom, wifi Internet access and self-regulating air conditioning units. Furthermore, a direct dial telephone, a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, a double bed, central heating and a safe are provided in all accommodation as standard.
The hotel offers an in-house gym in which guests can work out after a day exploring Florence, and an in-house billiard room for those guests who would like to relax at the hotel. They can also relax with a massage, a manicure or a pedicure (charges may apply). Florence Ugolino Golf Course is just a 25-minute drive away.
The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but offers 24-hour room service. Private dinners for 2 guests are also available on the rooftop terrace (during the warm months) or in-room (all year round). They can also unwind at the Palace Bar on the rooftop terrace and enjoy a stunning view of the whole town (during the cold months the bar is located inside the hotel).
All major credit cards are accepted at the hotel, including American Express, JCB, MasterCard and VISA.
From the Main Station Santa Maria Novella, the hotel is about 10 min walking distance. It is situated on the other side of the river. By taxi it takes about 5 min.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV