This charming 4* hotel in the heart of historic Florence ensures that its guests get a real taste of authentic Italian living. All rooms are finely furnished in a typical Florentine baroque style and come as standard with a modern en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, cable television, complimentary toiletries, daily housekeeping, mini bar and a safe for all your valuables. To ensure maximum convenience and comfort, the hotel boasts a reception desk, luggage room, bar and free internet in the lobby area. Also featuring idyllic guest gardens, relax in the cooler evenings in the hotel grounds. Don’t miss out on these unbelievable rates a few steps from the Duomo!
In the local area
Conveniently located in the desirable old town district of the city, this Secret Hotel is also a mere 200m from the Santa Maria Novella train station, allowing guests to easily take day trips to cities such as Lucca and Pisa. A stone’s throw away from the iconic Duomo or Florence cathedral, guests can easily walk to marvel at the ornate beauty of the unique gothic architecture. This incredibly striking building is also host to a stunning variety of vibrant frescoes and glittering stained glass, sure to inspire and awe any visitor. The cathedral complex also features the Baptistery and imposing Giotto’s Campanile comprising a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most popular tourist attractions in all of Tuscany. Art enthusiasts will also be blown away by the masterpieces contained in the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, including works by Michelangelo and Donatello.
Surrounding the Duomo complex is an abundance of family-run cafes and restaurants offering mouth-watering Italian cuisine; from delicious pizzas and pastas to some of the finest wine in Europe. With a host of charming cobbled piazzas within walking distance, enjoying an authentic Italian coffee in a quaint bistro with extensive outdoor seating or treating yourself to an indulgent Florentine gelato could not be simpler. Fashionistas will also be impressed with the choice of luxury design houses in the area in which to splash their cash as Florence is headquarters to such internationally renowned brands as Roberto Cavalli, Gucci and Emilio Pucci.
A short walk over the Arno River is the magnificent Pitti Palace surrounded by the Boboli Gardens. Couples and families alike are sure to enjoy the picturesque fountains, Roman antiquities and sculptures situated in a lush green expanse. Spend an afternoon in the shade of the Italian sun and admire the tranquil beauty of these beautifully kept child-friendly gardens.