All the hotel reviews below have been submitted by Cities Direct clients.
Our opinion…A small, well run hotel in a good location close to the River Arno and Ponte Vecchio.
Location... Via Solferino 2. Located in a quiet area of central Florence, 400 meters from the city's top historical and cultural sites and the Theatre of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.
Accommodation…80 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, telephone, TV
Facilities… The hotel boasts a rooftop terrace with panoramic views across Florence and a swimming pool (June to September).
An American Bar/Restaurant is available for dining and relaxation
Transport... just a 5 minutes walk from the Santa Maria Novella Train Station.
Our opinion… An elegant nineteenth-century building in the heart of an ancient city
Location… The hotel is located in the heart of the ancient city, in San Lorenzo, just a few hundred meters from the railway station. In the surrounding area you will find the famous market as well as many traditional restaurants.
Accommodation… All rooms were recently renovated and now contain terracotta flooring and brand new tradtional wooden Italian furniture. Facilities include air conditioning, hairdryer, television and mini bar.
Facilities… Breakfast room, lounge and bar.
Transport… Very close to the main railway station.
Our opinion… A great choice for exploring Florence due to its excellent location and customer service.
Location… The Hotel Giglio is located on the Via Cavour, a popular main street in the centre of Florence, only a leisurely walk away from many of the most visited historical sites of Florence like the Florence Dome.
Accommodation… The comfortable rooms are tastefully furnished with hard-wood or terra cotta floors and are all equipped with air conditioning, autonomous heating, direct telephone lines Satellite television, security vaults and Internet access upon request. Bathrooms include either bathtubs or showers, hair dryers and towel heaters.
Facilities… The hotel serves a buffet breakfast and has a 24 hour reception desk where multi-lingual staff can help you get the most from your stay in Florence.
Transport… The hotel is a 15 minute walk from Santa Maria Novella railway station
Our opinion… Delightful 3* superior hotel in the centre of Florence
Location… Centrally located on Via Nazionale, this hotel is in the immediate vicinity of the Duomo and San Lorenzo market.
Accommodation… Perfectly soundproofed, all rooms have individually controlled air conditioning, satellite television, direct-dial telephone, hair dryers, private safe and mini-bar, as well as modem connections.
Facilities… Breakfast is served buffet-style, with a choice of pastries prepared according to delicious traditional Tuscan recipes, accompanied by a wide variety of cheeses, cold meats, yogurt and seasonal fruit. The hotel does not have a restaurant but there are many to choose from within the immediate vicinity.
Transport… Only steps away from the Santa Maria Novella train station.
Our opinion… A beautiful deluxe 5 star property, providing excellent service and elegant surroundings.
Location... Via Garibaldi 14. This hotel is superbly located with all of the historic city centre within comfortable walking distance.
Accommodation… 61 rooms are traditionally decorated with luxurious furnishings, bathrooms are in marble, and guests are provided with all facilities you would expect from a hotel of this category.
Facilities… Public areas are very impressive yet subtle, with mosaic floors & elegant pilasters. The Capriccio Restaurant serves Tuscan food and wine on its candlelit garden terrace.
Transport…10 minutes walk from Santa Maria Novella Train Station.
Our opinion… Housed in a traditional Florentine mansion, just a short walk from Ponte Vecchio and Florence central train station, De Rose Palace Hotel is the ideal place to discover all the attractions of downtown Florence while enjoying a peaceful location.
Location... A 15 minute stroll is all it takes to reach the Uffizi Gallery, the Duomo, the Accademia (Michelangelo’s David) and all other major attractions of Florence. The River Arno embankment is 2 minutes away.
Accommodation… All rooms are equipped with ensuite bathroom, minibar, safe, free LCD TV with premium movie channels and football, free WiFi, Kettle with coffee, tea.
Facilities… The hotel serves a buffet breakfast and there is also a bar/lounge. The De Rose Palace Hotel is surrounded by a wealth of typical Tuscan restaurants, fashion shops and bars.
Transport… One minute walk to the nearest bus stop. 1km from Santa Maria Novella train station.