Hotels in Florence

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This chic oasis of calm in the Mattonaia neighborhood northeast of Santa Croce has the feel of a private home. Occupying the second floor of an elegant... Read More

The name of this wonderful boutique hotel (ad astra means "to the stars") refers to a 19th-century observatory tower that dominates the largest... Read More

From its hillside perch just below the village of Fiesole, a northern suburb of Florence, the Villa San Michele overlooks the wide sprawl of the city.... Read More

In the mid-19th century, romantic British artists and writers flocked to Florence, and poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning were among them. In... Read More

This affordable guesthouse—opened in 2005 as a Florentine outpost of successful Roman experiment in a new kind of Italian lodging—features... Read More

Located just outside the village of Poppi, about 90 minutes south of Florence, Casa Ombuto is a restored 17th-century farmhouse (referred to as a villa)... Read More

The 43-room, Ferragamo-owned Continentale has an unbeatable location right over the Ponte Vecchio, and a hip vibe with retro overtones. Done out... Read More

The hotel, located in the bohemian Oltrarno neighborhood, is run by members of the families behind budget airline Blu-express and fashion company Save... Read More

Florence's 116-room Four Seasons hotel is located in grand, fifteenth-century Palazzo della Gherardesca, which stands in the largest privately owned... Read More

Following a massive building restoration, Florence’s 116-room Four Seasons hotel opened in June 2008. Located in the fifteenth-century Palazzo... Read More

Only a two-minute walk from the Ponte Vecchio, the 74-room Gallery Hotel Art is popular with members of the fashion industry thanks to its stylish... Read More

The latest opening from the dynamic, Florence-base Why the Best hotel group, Garibaldi Blu stands on Piazza Santa Maria Novella a short walk from the... Read More

Behind a traditional gold-and-stucco exterior, this five-story medieval structure is now a four-star hotel furnished by architects Detti and Scarpa.... Read More

A former house of Napoleon III’s widow, Empress Eugénie, now a boutique hotel that overlooks the city center. Read More

Historic 18th-century palazzo with charming interiors near the Uffizi. Read More

Housed in a classic Florentine palace dating from the 15th century, this iconic hotel is situated within a six-minute walk of the Duomo, Galleria degli... Read More

Named for the Italian Renaissance architect and engineer Filippo Brunelleschi, this historic property in the heart of Florence occupies the Byzantine... Read More

Housed in a 19th-century palazzo within walking distance of the Duomo, Hotel Cellai is filled with nooks and crannies that are now transformed into... Read More

The views are the trump card at Florence’s Hotel Helvetia & Bristol, where all 67 rooms and suites look onto the Renaissance city. It’s... Read More

The Ferragamo-owned Lungarno enjoys a magnificent position on the south bank of the Arno steps from the Ponte Vecchio yet away from the thick of the... Read More

Housed in a 15th-century palazzo that was originally a convent, Hotel Monna Lisais located in the city's Piazza Della Signoria. Hotel features include a... Read More

Famed hotelier Rocco Forte’s sister, Olga Polizzi, overhauled the storied Savoy's 102 rooms in a contemporary mix of snowy linens, dark wood... Read More

Situated atop the hill of Bellosguardo, this distinctive hotel is housed in a Renaissance-era villa built around a 14th-century tower. Surrounded... Read More

Far enough away from the centro storico to seem tranquil, but close enough to walk into town, Hotel Villa Vedetta is a classical-revival villa built in... Read More

Austere, 14th-century patrician villa meets 21st-century luxury hotel here, and the mix is a winning one. Solid, square Il Salviatino sits on a hillside... Read More

This 20-room townhouse hotel overlooking the precision Renaissance façade of Santa Maria Novella offers attentive, personal service in intimate,... Read More

Although it has been joined by sister hotels in Rome and Capri, JK Florence remains the prototype for this small, luxury boutique brand. Occupying a... Read More

Though it’s just two miles south of Florence’s city center, this genteel family estate is set amid the woodlands, vines, and olive groves... Read More

A stay at this palatial family residence (it is the home of Marquis Lorenzo Niccolini di Camugliano) offers a taste of aristocratic Florentine life. The... Read More

On the second floor of a Neoclassical palazzo near the Duomo, the nine-room Palazzo Galletti is classified as a “historic home B&B” and... Read More

Recently renovated and expanded with four new suites, the property was originally built as a mansion in 1532 and has been run as a hotel by the same... Read More

As far as central location goes, this imposing, 16th-century palazzo (steps from Piazza della Repubblica, the Duomo, and the posh designer boutiques of... Read More

Set on the north bank of the Arno a short sashay from the Ponte Vecchio—perfectly located for both shopping and sightseeing—the Ferragamo-owned Portrait... Read More

Located on the upper floors of a 19th-century palazzo just a two-minute walk from the Duomo, Residenza dei Pucci is something of a hybrid between a bed... Read More

If sharp design is your thing and you don't mind being a little removed from the action, this boutique hotel is a great choice. Occupying a small... Read More

This 11-room boutique gem is hidden away in a handsome, 16th-century palazzo surrounded by antique stores and art galleries in Florence's boho-chic... Read More

Formerly the Grand Hotel Firenze, this 15th-century landmark reopened as the St. Regis Florence in 2011 following a multimillion-dollar renovation of... Read More

The hippest of the four Ferragamo-owned Florentine hotels, the Continentale also has an unbeatable location—right over the Ponte Vecchio, a bridge... Read More

Rocco Forte's Savoy is the hippest and most relaxed of the city's five star hotels, and enjoys what is arguably the best location, right on Piazza della... Read More

Fashion insiders love these 28 characterful rooms rambling through a pair of 15th-century palazzi, surrounded by haute couture boutiques and across a... Read More

If you value your independence and like the idea of staying in an arty, private apartment, Tre Stanze (Three Rooms) could be for you, and the location... Read More

About three miles from the centro storico (historic center), UNA Hotel Vittoria has a traditional stucco façade that belies an ultra-modern... Read More

The leafy boulevard that winds through the hillside just above the south bank of the Arno is packed with grand houses, but late 19th-century Villa Cora... Read More

16th-century Medicean villa, the sister property to Lake Como’s historic Villa d’Este.  Read More

This turreted villa has Art Nouveau touches and views of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Situated in the town of Castagneto Carducci, in Alta Maremma it holds a... Read More

Staying in the 18th-century Villa Olmi Resort—surrounded by expansive green acres just 10 minutes from Florence’s Duomo—means not... Read More

A 300-label wine cellar and a new Mediterranean rooftop restaurant, plus 171 rooms, in a 15-century palace near the Ponte Vecchio. Read More

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