Luxurious looks in the best hotels in Florence
Florence is the birthplace of Renaissance art and is home to some of the most famous Renaissance artists, and the attractions in Florence are like a large outdoor museum. Admire the masterpieces of some of the most famous Renaissance artists at the Uffizi Palace and Gallery, go shopping for souvenirs at one of the oldest markets in Florence, Loggia del Mercato Nuovo, or enjoy a fresh day admiring the diverse sculptures and landscaped gardens of the Boboli Gardens. Below is a tour of the best five-star hotels in Florence.
Hotel Lungarno is located right along the banks of the Arno River, less than 100 meters from Ponte Vecchio in Florence. It offers free Wi-Fi throughout, exceptional views and a Michelin-starred restaurant. Owned by the Ferragamo family, the non-smoking property has original modern art and artwork from the 20th century. The rooms are decorated in blue colors and have a unique décor. The private bathrooms feature white Italian marble. The Borgo San Jacopo restaurant in Lungarno has appeared in the main restaurant guides and serves traditional and creative cuisine. Lungarno's precious location puts you within walking distance of all of Florence's most famous sights and sounds. Cross the bridge, which is only 50 meters away and check out the small jewelry stalls of Ponte Vecchio, before going on to visit important monuments or museums.
Four Seasons Hotel Florence
Four Seasons Hotel Florence offers a two-story spa and a Michelin-starred restaurant. It offers a wide range of luxurious rooms and suites. The spacious and bright rooms successfully blend Renaissance décor with a wide range of modern facilities. The hotel is made up of 2 buildings, the 15th century Palazzo della Gherardesca and the former La Villa from the 16th century. There are 4.5 hectares of beautiful parkland in between. The spa has 9 beauty treatment rooms, a Turkish bath and a gym. It opens onto the rooftop terrace with pool and hot tub. The hotel's main restaurant, Il Palagio, uses local produce to prepare the best Tuscany dishes. There is a seasonal restaurant, Al Fresco pizzeria. With this central location, guests are within a 15-minute walk of Florence's cathedral, art galleries, the Uffizi and the Accademia.
The St. Regis Florence
The St. Regis Florence is located along the Arno River with stunning views of the Vecchio Bridge, in a historic building designed by Brunelleschi. This 5-star hotel features a restaurant, spa, gym and luxurious rooms with antique furnishings. Each room at the St. Regis features Florentine-style furniture and marble bathrooms. Amenities include a multimedia system with movies, sports and entertainment, and a digital music box. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. A breakfast buffet is available daily. The hotel's restaurant, Winter Garden, serves modern dishes based on Tuscan and Mediterranean cuisine. Santa Maria Novella Train Station is 500 meters away, while the cathedral is 1 km from the property.