The ultimate list of the best hotels in Florence
Have you decided to visit Florence for a few days, or you have been convinced by our article to spend a month in this beautiful art city? Very good! The next step is picking the hotel.
First, Florence is a very walkable city, that’s why you are not conditioned by closeness to the main tourist attractions when you choose the hotel.
Below is a list of the best hotels in Florence, selected, among many, for you. The selection was based on the location, customer reviews and ratings, and the hotel’s services.
“We stayed one night with friends. Immediately we were greeted with extreme kindness by a pleasant guy […] Environment “vintage” clean, quiet room, small gaps compensated abundantly by the courtesy and helpfulness of the staff. Good breakfast. […]”
Rated with 4,5/5 point, the Hotel Casci, 2 stars, is a small family-run hotel in Via Camillo Cavour n.13, 0,3 km from the “Campanile di Giotto”, “Cupola del Brunelleschi” and from the Cathedral, 0,2 km from the central market and 0,9 km from the “Galleria degli Uffizi”.
Hotel Casci, inaugurated by the Casci lady, was the first hotel with cold and hot water.
Although the Hotel Casci is a historic hotel, all the rooms are renovated in a modern key. The historical part, however, has not disappeared into the structure; in fact, it can be found both in the hall, in the dining room, and in some elements inside the room, such as paintings or twirls on the walls.
The property also offers free Wi-Fi, free buffet breakfast, luggage storage and concierge, 24-hour reception, private check-in and check-out, parking area, snack bar, and ironing and laundry services.
The Rooms, non-smokers and available also for family, are equipped with air conditioning, flat-screen TV, fridge and safe.
Art Hotel Villa Agape
“[…] the staff of the property is impeccable and of a kindness that have only few structures! The very clean rooms are beautiful and furnished in perfect style of the villa, great breakfast served in a dining room overlooking a beautiful Italian garden, the view from the room on Florence and the Tuscan hills is a dream! […]”
Slightly further away from tourist attractions is the Art Hotel Villa Agape, 4 stars, in Via Torre del Gallo 8/10; from here is possible to arrive in the center of Florence both with own and public means of transport. In addition, the property offers to his customers free shuttle service to “Piazzale Michelangelo” and to the historic center.
The Art Hotel Villa Agape, which in the past was owned by the Duchess d’Aosta, is in the Arcetri observatory area, offering unique views to its customers.
The rooms, furnished in a Florentine style, are equipped with free Wi-Fi, private bathroom, mini-bar, safe, Led TV, air conditioning and telephone.
The property offers reception/concierge with hours 7-23, wine bar, buffet breakfast, free private parking area, and free shuttle service.
The Art Hotel Villa Agape has also two rooms for events, a conference room and 7 hectares of private park with a garden in Italian style.
In addition to being rated by customers as “Excellent” (score 5/5), this hotel has reached the Silver Level in the ecological initiative for Tripadvisor.
“[…] say that it is fabulous is little, just arrived we were welcomed as princes, they accompanied us to the room that was a fabulous apartment with all the amenities. Spectacular bathroom spacious and comfortable room. Breakfast with everything you want lacked nothing. […]”
Located in Via Orcagna 57, the Hotel Orcagna, 2 stars, is close to the Florence center, 1,4 km from “Piazza del Duomo”.
Furnished in modern style, the property offers free Wi-Fi, free buffet breakfast, private pay parking area, games room, mini-club, bicycle rental and other activities for families, common lounge, luggage storage, fax and photocopying services and express check-in and check- out; pets are also allowed.
The rooms, non-smokers, are equipped with air conditioning, safe, private balcony, flat-screen TV and minibar; are also available family rooms, suite, and bridal suite.
The Hotel Orcagna is rated by its customers with an excellent score: 4,5/5.
The Moon Boutique Hotel & Spa
“New Hotel very attention to detail. The room is spacious, furnished with taste and attention to detail, as the whole hotel. King bed very comfortable. The friendly and helpful staff. The breakfast plentiful and quality, definitely to be recommended 100%”
The Moon Boutique Hotel, 4 star superior, is a place in which design and warm welcome blend naturally. The title “The moon”, also, comes from the peace and well-being transmitted by the moon, elements that you can feel in this hotel.
Located in Viale Fratelli Rosselli 14/16, it is about 10 minute walk from the center of Florence.
The property offers its customers free Wi-Fi, free buffet breakfast, jacuzzi, sauna, parking area, bar/lounge, car rental and activities for children, concierge, currency exchange and laundry and dry-cleaning services.
In the room, non-smoking, there are safe, minibar, flat- screen TV and air conditioning. Suite and family rooms are also available.
With the positive scores of customers, the structure earned an excellent rating, with 5/5 points.
Hotel La Fortezza
“Very pleasant stay, great service courtesy of all the staff, nice and clean, great breakfast. To keep in mind, close to the center and with paid parking inside”
The Hotel La Fortezza, 3 stars, is located in Viale Milton 95, in a quiet residential area; the Hotel is sitting in a building of the nineteenth-century origin that perfectly combines the classic style with the features of the contemporary one, an element that can be seen in the furnishings of the rooms.
The property has been rated from the customers with a score 4,5/5.
The Hotel La Fortezza is equipped with free Wi-Fi, private pay parking area, free buffet breakfast, luggage storage, 24 hours reception and concierge, currency exchange, common lounge area, and fax and photocopying services as well as laundry and dry-cleaning services.
In the rooms, non-smoking and available also for families, there is air conditioning, safe, fridge, and a flat-screen TV.
The Hotel La Fortezza is about 6-minute walk from the fair of Florence “Fortezza da Basso” and about 15-minute walk from the center and the “Firenze SMN” station.
Hotel Cosimo de’ Medici
“Very nice hotel located near the Florence fs station Santa Maria Novella and a few steps from the historical center of Florence easily reachable on foot. Renovated and modern rooms equipped with everything. [.. ] Staff of the hotel super friendly and ready to satisfy every request. Super recommended!”
Located in Largo Fratelli Alinari 15, the Hotel Cosimo de’ Medici, 3 stars, is part of the ancient palace of the Alinari brother’s art prints, characterized by furnishings in perfect balance between tradition, style and modernity; to achieve this synergy and to not destroy the history of the palace, some original aspects were preserved during the recent renovation.
The score of the customers for this hotel is 4,5/5: excellent.
The property is in a convenient location for those who want to reach tourist attraction by walk and quickly, like the Cathedral or the “Palazzo dei Congressi”.
The Hotel Cosimo de’ Medici offers its customers free Wi-Fi, free buffet breakfast, luggage storage, 24-hour reception, and concierge, check-in and check-out express, parking area, transport to airport and laundry services.
The rooms, non-smoking and soundproofed, are equipped with air conditioning, minibar, safe and flat-screen TV. Rooms for families are also available.
Hotel Rosary Garden
“Very nice hotel inside the room “you could see the Duomo” painted and framed with a very relaxing light!! Very friendly staff fantastic cleaning and especially top mattress!! Breakfast small but very good everything!! Reserved parking nearby!!”
The Hotel Rosary Garden, 3 stars, is located in Via di Ripoli 169, Florence, and it is rated as “Excellent”, with 4,5/5 score, by the customers.
The property offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, a private and intimate space, and it is also open to pets.
The hotel has free Wi-Fi, free buffet breakfast, taxi service and bicycle rental, pay parking area, fax/photocopying services, snack bar, luggage storage, 24-hour reception and concierge, check-in and check-out express and laundry and ironing services.
The rooms, furnished with cherry wood furniture, reproduce the informal but elegant style of the English country houses. They are not used to smokers and have blackout curtains, they are soundproofed and there are some available for families; there are also the flat-screen TV, minibar, safe and kettle for tea or coffee.
The Hotel Rosary Garden is close to Florence’s center; it takes 10 minutes by bus to reach it, whose stop is about 500 mt from the hotel.
“Central location near the Medici chapels. The room in which I stayed with my daughter was very spacious, as well as the bathroom with double sink. Cleanliness, order, courtesy: we will be back without any doubt!”
The Hotel Accademia, 3 stars, is located in Via Faenza 7, in a 14th-century building, house of one of the greatest Florentine sculptors as well as goldsmith and printer, Bernardo Cennini.
Furnished in a modern style but with some elements of the tradition both in the rooms and in the common spaces, the Hotel Accademia is a property suitable for those who want to take their pet on holiday and easily reach the center; the hotel, in fact, is about 6-minute walk from the “Duomo”, about 9-minute walk from “Palazzo dei Congressi” and about 10 minutes from “Ponte Vecchio”.
The hotel is equipped with free Wi-Fi, pay parking area, free buffet breakfast, fax and photocopying services, luggage storage, 24-hour reception and concierge, check-in and check-out express and ironing service.
The rooms are non-smoking and soundproofed, with family rooms available; there are safe and air conditioning.
Hotel Degli Orafi
“Many advantages, view ? of the main monuments of Florence, rooms furnished with Style and staff Truly friendly! Excellent! A Four Stars ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ a particular commendation to Barbara, and also to the others who work there, a flower in the buttonhole! [… ]”
The Hotel degli Orafi, 4 stars, is a prestigious residence in Florence’s historical center, located in Via Lungarno degli Archibusieri 4; it is, in fact, three minutes from “Piazza della Signoria”, two minutes from “Ponte Vecchio” and only one minute from “Galleria degli Uffizi”.
The history of the structure dates from 1200; this is the reason of the design in full Florentine style, where is also possible to find elements in a modern key without disturbing the tradition.
The hotel has free Wi-Fi, parking area, free buffet breakfast, luggage storage, 24-hour reception and concierge, bar/lounge and laundry service; on the roof of the building, there is also a bar with a terrace.
The rooms, non-smokers, are equipped with air conditioning, private balcony, minibar, safe, fridge and flat-screen TV; are also available rooms for family and extended suites on two floors.
The customer’s rating is excellent (4,5/5 points).
“Pleasant atmosphere in a modern location in the heart of the city, wonderful terrace overlooking the Florentine rooftops and monuments. The food is very good! The staff is courteous and offers quality service! Try it!”
The Hotel Calimala, 4 star, excellent (score 5/5) for customers, is located in Via Calimala 2, above 0,5 km from the main attractions such as Duomo, “Piazza della Signoria” and “Galleria degli Uffizi”.
The hotel is in the sixteenth-century “Palazzo degli Angeli”, also known as the home of intellectuals, and for the renovation have been used authentic materials to keep intact the Florentine soul of the palace; despite this, the Hotel Calimala is a hotel characterized by a modern design with the offers of a stunning view of Florence.
The structure is equipped with free Wi-Fi, bar/lounge and restaurant, transport to the airport, swimming pool and a fitness center with a gym and the weight room.
In the rooms, there are also safe and minibar.
The Market Urban Hotel
“We stayed at this hotel during Christmas days and had a great time! Exceptional location to turn around the center of Florence and close to the station. Very friendly staff who helped us in the stay and indications […]. 100% Recommended.”
The Market Urban Hotel, 4 stars, is a new hotel with 30 rooms completely renovated in 2019.
The hotel is in Via Nazionale 15, in the historical district of Florence, from which is possible to go in the main touristic sites by walk like the Cathedral, “Galleria degli Uffizi”, “Galleria dell’Accademia”, and the “Firenze SMN” station and the “Polo Congressuale” is far only 2-minute walk.
This boutique hotel, characterized by a modern and informal but elegant style is rated by the customers with a score of 5/5, excellent.
The property offers free Wi-Fi, free buffet breakfast, private pay parking area, concierge and a 24-hour reception, fax, and photocopying services, luggage storage, lounge/TV room, and laundry, dry-cleaning and ironing services.
The rooms, soundproofed and non-smokers, are equipped by air conditioning, safe, minibar and a flat-screen TV.
Grand Amore Hotel
“Location very accurate and effective. Excellent location. Staff attentive to customer needs. The only discordant note for such an important hotel is the breakfast, not foreseen in any case; but the structure remedies by offering a selection of croissants and coffee. I will definitely come back with real pleasure!”
The Grand Amore Hotel, 4-star luxury, with also a SPA, is located in Via dei Servi 38/A and it is one of the most refined boutique hotels in Florence, where every element of the design has been created exclusively; the hotel is rated by customers with 5/5 points.
The hotel is in the heart of Florence, just 1-minute walk from the “Duomo” and the “Cupola del Brunelleschi”.
The property, non-smokers, offers free Wi-Fi, bar/lounge, concierge and a 24-hour reception, activities for kids and families, luggage storage, 24-hour check-in and laundry and dry-cleaning services.
The rooms, characterized by a wonderful view of the city, are equipped with air conditioning, telephone, fridge, and flat-screen TV; is available, also, the suite.
“touched and fled to this hotel located in the center, a stone’s throw from Piazza della Signoria. Wonderful welcome, well furnished, clean and functional rooms. Good breakfast. […] Correct value for money. We had never been there before, but we will certainly return”
The Hotel Davanzati, 3 stars, has a history dating back to about half a century and is located in Via Porta Rossa 5, next to the museum of Palazzo Davanzati, historic building as well as the oldest Florentine house.
The hotel is rated with an excellent score, 5/5, by customers and it has reached the Bronze Level in ecological initiatives according to Tripadvisor standard.
The property offers free Wi-Fi, free breakfast buffet, bar/lounge, concierge and laundry, and dry-cleaning services.
The rooms, non-smokers and available also for family and suite, are equipped by air conditioning, safe, minibar, fridge, and flat-screen TV.
The property, additionally, provides a Sony Playstion, with some free games, and free use of iPads including a subscription to major newspaper.
From the Hotel Davanzati is possible to reach the main touristic sites by walk, spending 3 minutes for “Piazza della Signoria”, 5 minutes for “Galleria degli Uffizi” and 6 minutes for the Cathedral.
“Every time we return to Florence we can only stay at the Hotel David. The staff is extremely friendly, the environment is very refined and the facilities are excellent. [… ]”
The Hotel David, originally Villa Drina, 3 star, is a hotel in Viale Michelangelo 1, with a weird aspect of “home”, which makes the environment very familiar and comfortable; built at the end of 1800, he became a hotel in 1950.
The property, although not intuitive to find, is 0,8 km from the “Basilica di San Miniato al Monte” and 1,5 km from “Piazza della Signoria”.
The hotel, non-smokers, allows pets and offers free Wi-Fi, free buffet breakfast, luggage storage, concierge, 24-hour reception, lounge, free parking area, taxi service, fax and photocopying services, check-in and check-out express and laundry, dry-cleaning and ironing services.
In the rooms, there is air conditioning, private balcony, minibar, safe, fridge and a flat-screen TV.
The Hotel David was rated with 5/5 points by customers.
Solo Experience Hotel
“Breakfast is plentiful and varied. Excellent staff. Courtesy and maximum willingness to exhaust any special requests”
The Solo Experience Hotel, 4 stars, is in Via Canto de Nelli 2, in a17th century building and overlooking the Basilica di San Lorenzo in Florence; it is a sustainable hotel but without putting in the background the elegance and warmth.
The hotel is great for visiting Florence because it is located 350 mt from the “Duomo” and less than 10-minute walk from the train station “Firenze SMN”.
The rating of the hotel is excellent; it has a score of 4,5/5 and it is recommended for romantic journeys.
The property offers free Wi-Fi, private pay parking area, buffet breakfast, garage, luggage storage, 24-hour reception and fax and photocopying services.
In the rooms, soundproofed and non-smokers, there are safe, safe for notebook and a flat-screen TV. Suites also are available.
Four Season Hotel
“For those who want excellence in Florence. The wonderful breakfast, the room spotlessly clean and with comfortable bed, the restaurant is one of the best I have ever tried, both for the food and for the staff of the room always attentive to the customer, nice but never intrusive, […]”
The Four Season Hotel, 5 stars, is located near the botanical garden of the “Giardino della Gherardesca”, in Borgo Pinti 99, and consists of both the “Palazzo della Gherardesca” and the former convent “La Villa”; the whole is surrounded by 4,5 hectares of beautiful gardens with statues, fountains and century-old trees. The hotel has a wide range of luxury rooms and suites, a SPA, and a Michelin star restaurant.
The property is a 15-minute walk from the Cathedral, the “Galleria degli Uffizi” and the “Galleria dell’Accademia”, and for the customers, it has 5/5 score.
The hotel, non-smokers and that allows pets, offers free Wi-I, parking area, fitness center with gym and fitness room, swimming pool, babysitting service, activities for kids and families, bike and car rental, transport to the airport, conference center, concierge, luggage storage, 24-hour reception, laundry, and dry-cleaning services and currency exchange.
The rooms, in addition, are equipped by air conditioning, private balcony, fridge, minibar, safe and flat-screen TV.
“Weekend in Florence with family, guests in this wonderful hotel. Beautiful rooms to scratch the eyes, impeccable with impeccable cleanliness. Staff very professional and polite. Quality perfect price without a doubt. Highly recommended”
Firenze Suite, 4 stars, set in Via Nuova de’ Caccini 25, is a complex of suites, an oasis of luxury and refinement in the center of art and history.
Romantic setting and rated as excellent by customers (5/5), the hotel is elegant and sober, close to the main points of tourist interest; just think that “Piazza del Duomo” and the “Cupola del Brunelleschi” are at 0,4 km away from here.
The rooms, spacious, unique and with extra-long beds, are equipped with air conditioning, kettle for tea or coffee, flat-screen TV, sofa, wardrobe/cabin, safe, minibar, refrigerator, and walk-in shower. Family rooms are also available.
The property, non-smokers, is also equipped with free Wi-Fi, transport to the airport, private pay parking area, luggage storage, 24-hour check-in and check-out express and private and laundry and ironing services.
3B Bed & Breakfast
“Clean room, extreme attention to detail, super convenient location to reach the center. The breakfast is excellent and plentiful, not to mention Biagio who welcomed us beautifully, nice and kind. Absolutely recommended”
The 3B is a romantic Bed & Breakfast, elegant and luxurious, arranged on three floors and located in Via Francesco Puccinotti in Florence; it is a historic residence of the nineteenth-century family and has been completely renovated.
The boutique bed & breakfast is 15 minutes by walk far from the center of the city and has a rating of 5/5 points from customers.
The six rooms, spacious, bright and made with attention to detail, have air conditioning, kettle, safe, telephone, flat-screen TV and minibar; the bathrooms are also covered with Carrara marble.
The relais, non-smokers and open to pets, offers free Wi-Fi, luggage storage, private pay parking area, free buffet breakfast, bicycle and laundry service.
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