Florence Hotels

There is a wide range of hotels in the city catering to all budgets, from romantic old palazzos to contemporary design hotels.

The hotels below have been hand-picked by our guide author and grouped into three different pricing categories:
Luxury (over €300)
Moderate (€125 to €300)
Cheap (under €125)

Hotel prices are subject to IVA (value added tax) at 10% and service charges. The prices quoted here are the starting prices for a double room, including tax and breakfast, unless otherwise specified.

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Hotel Brunelleschi

+39 55 27370.

Imaginatively reinvented from a Byzantine tower and a medieval church, this hotel combines swish modernity in a romantic setting, right in the heart of Florence. Located just off Piazza Signoria, its architectural characteristics of exposed brickwork and wooden beams are retained throughout, giving a pleasing sense of history.

Piazza Santa Elisabetta, 50121, Florence, Italy

Villa Cora

+39 55 228 790.

The home of Baron Oppenheim, this incredibly ornate villa has been the smartest address in town for 150 years. Now a luxury hotel, with the only open-air swimming pool in Florence to stay open all year round, guests can choose from rooms adorned with roses, antiques or a 1940s-themed suite.

18 viale Machiavelli,, 50125, Florence, Italy

Hotel Lungarno

+39 55 27261.

Hotel Lungarno has views to die for. Anywhere closer to the Ponte Vecchio and guests would be on top of it. The 59 rooms and 14 suites of this lavish hotel have classic interiors with contemporary touches, and merge strong and serene colours. Little betters a glass of fizz on a private balcony here as the River Arno twinkles by.

Borgo San Jacopo 14, 50125, Florence, Italy

This chic art hotel stands on a small square not far from the Ponte Vecchio and attracts a host of funky young designers and artists. Cool modern interiors are a world away from the medieval rat race outside. Communal spaces display rotating collections of contemporary art and the guest library contains over 400 books.

Vicolo dell'Oro 5, 50123, Florence, Italy

Ville Sull’Arno

+39 55 670 971.

On the banks of the river Arno, this spa hotel is the perfect retreat from the bustle of the city. Highly affordable for a 4-star, many of the large rooms here come with river views and each has elegant furnishings. It also has indoor and outdoor pools, a sauna and steam room as well as a top-notch restaurant serving Tuscan treats.

Lungarno Cristoforo Colombo, 1/3/5,, 50136, Florence, Italy

Palazzo Magnani Feroni

+39 55 239 9544.

On another level of luxury, this fantastical palace harbours 12 theatrical suites on four floors, filled with antiques and lavish furnishings, mammoth mirrors and frescoed rooms. A stay is like being immersed in the world of Florentine royalty. The city views from the rooftop over are incredible. Look out for offers that make it affordable.

Borgo San Frediano 5, 50124, Florence, Italy

Hotel Ferretti

+39 055 238 1328.

A family-run hotel housed in a historic building with 16 small, but comfortable rooms offering either en suite or shared bathrooms. All feature double-glazed windows, individually controlled ceiling fans and heating, and most enjoy lovely views over Florence's famous red medieval rooftops, surrounding buildings and winding alleys.

Via delle Belle Donne, 50123, Florence, Italy

Antica Dimora Johlea

+39 55 463 3292.

This stylish bed and breakfast in a 19th-century palazzo offers 11 eclectic rooms with four-poster beds, silk curtains and jewel-bright colours. Set in a quiet street, it has a lovely roof terrace with panoramic views, and a comfortable homely atmosphere. The breakfast hall and lounge have polished floors, jazzy rugs and works of art.

Via San Gallo 80, 50129, Florence, Italy

Hotel Morandi alla Crocetta

+39 55 234 4747.

Situated minutes from the Duomo, this former medieval convent shed its monastic vows to become an amazing hotel. Rooms are hung with paintings, filled by antiques and strewn with exotic rugs. Some sleeping quarters are beautifully frescoed and others have ornately carved beds, all among beamed ceilings and polished panels. Ask for a room with a garden.

Via Laura 50, 50121, Florence, Italy

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