If you are planning a visit of world‘s renaissance capital, one of the main questions is accommodation in Florence. It‘s not easy to choose accommodation in Florence, the city with such a wide selection of every kind of hotels – from five stars world famous hotels to very basic but cheep hostels and many many options in between. Which one is the best for you and in which part of the city? UnseenTuscany.com team divided the city into the zones and described their main features. Today we will talk about the Santo Spirito and Oltrarno zone.
The city center of Florence has been inscribed on UNESCO’s prestigious World Heritage List. But there are many stunning monuments outside the down town, such as Santo Spirito and Oltrarno zone and its surroundings. The Oltrarno is a quarter of Florence, Italy. The name means beyond the Arno (compare to the Roman quarter of Trastevere); it is located south of the River Arno. It contains part of the historic centre of Florence and many notable sites such as the church Santo Spirito di Firenze.
Accommodation in Florence, Santo Spirito and Oltrarno zone, has some positive sides. There are medium level and price hotels and B&B. Only the neighborhood of Palazzo Pitti has some high level hotels and good restaurants. Santo Spirito zone is popular between young florentines and tourists. On the square you can find some bars perfect to try italian aperitivo and listen music.
On the other hand accommodation in Florence, Santo Spirito and Oltrarno zone, has some negative sides, like noise in the night. The zone is quite far from the railway station.