Must-see hotels in Florence

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    AdAstra

    There is no other address quite like it in Florence. Seductively at home in a 16th-century palazzo overlooking Europe's largest private walled garden,…

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    SoprArno Suites

    This boutique gem, tucked in a quaint Oltrarno courtyard, creates an intimate home-from-home vibe while making each guest feel special. Thirteen designer…

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    Student Hotel

    Designed for anyone with a fun 'student-for-life' spirit, this hostel-hotel hybrid embodies 21st-century living – in a historic palazzo from 1864. Sharp…

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    Hotel Davanzati

    Twenty-six steps lead up to this family-run hotel. A labyrinth of enchanting rooms, frescoes and modern comforts, it oozes charm – as do Florentine…

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    Palazzo San Niccolò

    Country-style contemporary decor marries with lovingly restored vintage inside this 14th-century palazzo, named after the 'hood in which it slumbers and…

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    Hotel Palazzo Guadagni

    This romantic midrange hotel overlooking Florence's liveliest summertime square is legendary – Zeffirelli shot scenes from Tea with Mussolini here. Housed…

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    Oltrarno Splendid

    Original frescoes and Toile de Jouy wall fabrics, decorative fireplaces and a wonderful collection of vintage curios create an enriching sense of home at…

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    Hotel Orto de' Medici

    This four-star hotel in San Marco redefines elegance with its majestic ceilings, chic oyster-grey colour scheme and contemporary furnishings, set off to…

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    Academy Hostel

    This classy hostel – definitely not a party hostel – sits on the 1st floor of Baron Ricasoli's 17th-century palazzo. The inviting lobby, with books to…

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    Hotel Dalí

    A warm welcome from hosts Marco and Samanta awaits at this lovely small hotel. A stone's throw from the duomo, it has 10 sunny rooms, some overlooking a…

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    Hotel Scoti

    Wedged between designer boutiques on Florence's smartest shopping strip, this hidden pensione is a fabulous mix of old-fashioned charm and value for money…

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    Antica Torre di Via de' Tornabuoni 1

    Footsteps from the Arno, inside beautiful 13th- to 19th-century Palazzo Gianfigliazzi, is this understated luxury hotel. Rooms are spacious and…

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    Your Place in Florence

    One-stop shop for a trio of impeccably styled, luxurious serviced apartments in Florence, each at home in a historic palazzo and marrying original…

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    Palazzo Magnani Feroni

    This extraordinary old palazzo is utterly divine. Its 12 suites, which occupy four floors with the family's private residence wedged in between, are vast…

  • Hotel Perseo

    Perseo is a perfect family choice with its 25 rooms, comfy lounge, Scandinavian-styled breakfast room and friendly hosts, New Zealander Louise and Italian…

  • Palazzo Vecchietti

    This dimora d'epoca (period residence) with 12 hopelessly romantic rooms and loggia in a 16th-century palazzo between designer shops is a buzzword for…

  • Hotel Pendini

    Very much part of city history, the Pendini opened in 1879 as an upmarket pensione – hence the giant 'Pensione Pendini' lettering dominating its…

  • Portrait Firenze

    This luxury 44-room hotel stands out for its exceptional riverside location, a stone's throw from Ponte Vecchio. Deluxe studios and balcony-clad suites on…

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    Velona's Jungle

    A 15-minute stroll from the duomo brings you to this designer address, an exquisitely curated 'jungle' of colour and exuberant eye-catching detail…

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    L'O

    The type of seductive address James Bond would feel right at home in, this super-stylish hotel oozes panache. Designed as a showcase for the (very wealthy…