This lovely boutique hotel has 20 unique rooms and sits right across the piazza from the Santa Maria Novella church. In a city crowded with antiques and medieval structures, this hotel is a breath of modernity and innovative design. The interior was remodeled by Florentine architect Michael Bonan, and reflects a contemporary, sleek, and masculine style involving pieces from many different periods. A terrace on the top floor and a modern lounge are great places to relax after a long day in the city. Check the website for special offers and packages.
This luxury hotel is located in a Renaissance palace that was formerly a papal residence. The décor stays true to the hotel's historical origins, with velvets and silks in period styles, plus a private garden and 15th-century frescoes. The Four Seasons Hotel Firenze is the place to go to get a taste of what it might have been like to be a wealthy Florentine during this city's heyday. The restaurant uses locally sourced ingredients, and the major sights of the city are just a short walk away. A bed and breakfast option is available. Check website for special offers.
No doubt swayed by its gorgeous suites and wonderful location, Harrison Ford, Anthony Hopkins and Sharon Stone are just a few of the famous personalities, you might bump into while staying at the prestigious The St. Regis Florence hotel. Completely upgraded, the imposing 19th-century building overlooking the square and beyond towards the Arno, is the last word in luxury, offering a wonderful sense of history with all the comforts of modern living.
The Villa San Michele is named after the church of St Michael, the Archangel. Formerly a 15th-century Franciscan monastery, the Villa San Michele is surrounded by its own gardens and woodland on the Fiesole hills. One of Europe's most charming and picturesque hotels of unsurpassed beauty in an oasis of peace, it's only a few minutes from the center of Florence. An idyllic setting for senior-level meetings, select seminars or small VIP gatherings.
Westin Excelsior is a stunning hotel located next to the Galleria degli Uffizi and Palazzo Pitti, is housed in a 20th century building on the banks of the Arno River. An outside plaque marks the hotel in which Leland Stanford, Jr. passed away at age 16; when his parents returned to California, they donated a significant portion of their fortune to the foundation of a school, Stanford University. Rooms are neatly decorated, featuring plush bedding, high ceilings, marble bathrooms and modern amenities. For corporate purposes, there are three meeting rooms equipped with audio-visual equipment. A knowledgeable concierge staff is available to add extra comfort to your stay. All this accompanied by impeccable services makes this venue a top choice among guests.
Once the Villa Cora catered to royalty, now you will be treated as such at this Neo-Classical villa, located on an elegant 19th-century boulevard in one of the city's most exclusive districts. Antique furnishings abound and bedrooms are exquisitely decorated, each with its own distinct style. Accommodation ranges from single to the hotel's spectacular imperial suite. The hotel offers an exclusive range of services and facilities for guests to enjoy from a private garden to take an evening stroll, Turkish baths, outdoor pools and a charming rooftop terrace perfect for special events. Each of the common areas have been restored to their original glory and are the perfect spot to socialize with fellow guests, hold meetings or host private events. The hotel has been extensively renovated and the property is more lovely than ever. While staying true to the period and enjoying the ambiance, guests don't have to do without modern conveniences and can stay connected over wireless internet throughout the hotel. Relax and unwind at one of the hotel's bars after a long day while cigar connoisseurs will appreciate the carefully selected variety on offer at the Cigar room.
This is farm accommodation that is just a few kilometers from Volpaia on a small bridge overlooking the picturesque valley. It is in two buildings, the first building houses the living room, dining room and the terrace, the second building contains all the other rooms. The bedrooms are decorated with taste: there are tiled floors, wooden country-style furniture and exquisite drapes and wall hangings. Four of the bedrooms have a private terrace. There is no restaurant but the owners will prepare a typical Tuscan meal for you on request at an additional cost. Minimum stay is two nights.
Tenuta Le Viste is located in Mosciano and it is set in its garden featuring a swimming pool. It offers free Wi-Fi throughout the property, elegant air-conditioned rooms, and free private parking. The rooms feature a refined rustic style and exposed wood-beamed ceilings. Each is provided a flat-screen TV, views of the surrounding garden, and an en suite bathroom. Breakfast at the Tenuta is provided as a buffet, and it includes sweet products. Savoury options are available on request. You can taste Tuscan specialities at the restaurant, only accessible to guests. Florence is just 12 km from the property, while Pisa International Airport is a 1-hour drive away.