Florence is still stuck in the renaissance, and you can feel it wandering its narrow streets, admiring its beautiful buildings or visiting city‘s most famous museums. But if you desire to experience a real dip into the glorious past of Florence, you should stay in one of the best historical residences in Florence.
Villa Cora Hotel. Villa Cora Hotel is based in a 19th-century building surrounded by a wonderful green park in the hills of Florence, just 2 km from the centre of Florence. The interiors of Villa Cora will leave you speachless, and the visit of the one of the most beautiful cities in the world will be unforgettable experience. All the rooms at Villa Cora are decorated in classical style with antique furniture and air-conditioned. The wellness area includes a sauna and a Turkish bath, along with a fitness centre. Massages and beauty treatments are also available. The hotel’s restaurant serves Italian dishes and wines from Tuscany.
Address: Viale Machiavelli 18, 50125 Florence, Italy
Piazza Pitti Palace Hotel. One of the best historical residences in Florence, Piazza Pitti Palace Hotel, is set in a historic building 100 metres from famous Pitti Palace. Most of the rooms are decorated with classical frescoes and antique furniture, as well as beautiful shared lounge at the property. Each room is air-conditioned and has a flat-screen TV and some rooms have a seating area.
Address: Piazza Pitti 13, 50125 Florence, Italy
Four Seasons Hotel. Four Seasons Hotel in Florence is composed of charming 2 buildings, the 15th-century Palazzo della Gherardesca and the ex 16th-century convent, Il Conventino. There are 4.5 hectares of beautiful and verdant gardens in between them. The botanical gardens of Giardino della Gherardesca is next to the one of the best historical residences in Florence. Luxurious rooms and suites are spacious and bright, the rooms combine Renaissance style with a wide range of modern elements. There is 2-floor spa that features 9 beauty treatment rooms, a Turkish bath and gym. The Michelin-star restaurant offers the finest Tuscan dishes.
Address: Borgo Pinti 99, 50121 Florence, Italy
The St. Regis Florence. Set along the Arno River with stunning views of the Ponte Vecchio, The St. Regis Florence is set in a historic building designed by Brunelleschi. Each room at the St. Regis features Florentine-style antique furniture and marble bathrooms. The hotel’s award-winning Winter Garden by Caino serves modern dishes based on Tuscan and Mediterranean cuisine. The restaurant received a Michelin star in 2014. The 5-star hotel features a spa and gym.
Address: Piazza Ognissanti 1, 50123 Florence, Italy
Hotel Bernini Palace. Set in a 15th-century building, Hotel Bernini Palace is a 5-minute walk from Florence Cathedral and Ponte Vecchio. It features antique furniture and Murano-glass chandeliers. Some rooms are decorated in a classic style. Others boast Renaissance Florence décor with period tapestry and canopy beds. Guests can enjoy the panoramic views from the terrace. The stylish La Chiostrina Restaurant serves national and international dishes, and the lounge bar makes excellent cocktails.
Address: Piazza San Firenze 29, 50122 Florence, Italy
Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci. Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci is located in the heart of Florence, in one of the most charming streets of the city. The 4-star Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci is based in the historical building dating 17th century. All rooms are decorated with historic frescoes and individually and antique furniture from the 17th to 19th centuries, plus elegant Murano chandeliers. One of the best historical residences in Florence offers a rooftop garden with panoramic views of Florence.
Address: Via de’ Tornabuoni 3, 50123 Florence, Italy
Palazzo Tolomei Hotel. Dating back to the 16th century, Palazzo Tolomei is a historic building featuring elegant lounges with original frescoes, and Renaissance art works. Rooms at Palazzo Tolomei are spacious and stylish, with wood or terracotta floors and antique furniture. Many include frescoed ceilings or a kitchenette.
Address: Via Dei Ginori 19, 50100 Florence, Italy
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