The corners of blue in the city that will not make you regret the sea
A dip in the blue view of Brunelleschi's dome, or immersed in ancient parks. In Florence, a day by the pool acquires the value of something really special.
Four Seasons Hotel Firenze
A historic building designed in the late 1400s and a former seventeenth-century convent, built by the Baron Del Nero’s family and housing a church with a cross vaulted ceiling frescoed with a magnificent starry sky, and a park worthy of a treatise itself, filled with centuries-old plants and statues, known since the fifteenth century as one of Florence’s most beautiful gardens, Gherardesca Garden. An urban resort in the historic center, show-piece of one of the world’s leading luxury hotel companies. Inside the restaurant Il Palagio, the realm of chef Vito Mollica, starred proposal of the hotel, but also the elegant Atrium Bar and, during the summer, the Trattoria al Fresco and the gastro-bar La Magnolia. Don't miss the famous brunch, which involves the entire ground floor of the hotel, including the kitchen- which is exceptionally open to all guests who can watch the cooks at work. Immersed in the park, there is also the exclusive Spa.
Villa Cora is located in a secular park overlooking the Boboli Gardens, on the hills just outside the historic center of Florence.
An aristocratic residence built in the late nineteenth century by the architect Pietro Comparini, characterized by the great decorative eclecticism typical of the time. Inaugurated during the Florence capital of the Kingdom of Italy, it has become over time one of the major worldly and cultural symbols of Florence, hosting international personalities. It became exclusive Grand Hotel at the end of the 60s and since 2016 it has been part of the prestigious collection of The Leading Hotels of the World. The Le Bistrot restaurant and the sumptuous Le Bar Long are always available. while during the summer you can also spend time at the Pool Bar and on the Bellevue Roof Terrace.
On the lower floor of Villino Eugenia, the elegant Spa.
Belmond Villa San Michele
A former medieval monastery, nestled in the hills of Fiesole, surrounded by terraced gardens and breathtaking views of Florence and Chianti. The facade dates back to the fifteenth century and is attributed to the great Michelangelo. A fairytale boutique hotel with 45 solutions between rooms and suites. The La Loggia restaurant is excellent and offers the authentic flavors of Tuscany, to be enjoyed on the panoramic terrace in the summer. For a perfect cocktail, to sip perhaps in the gardens or in the poolside, there is the Cloister Bar.
Villa la Massa
An aristocratic country residence built between the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries for a noble Florentine family. Become a luxury hotel in 1948, it becomes part of The Leading Hotels of The World.
An oasis of peace and serenity immersed in a 22-acre park. The Tuscan countryside extends all around as far as the eye can see: olive trees, vineyards, cypresses fill the landscape with their unique colors and scents.
51 rooms, all different from one another and divided into 5 classical Tuscan-style buildings: Noble Villa, Mill, Villino, Casa Colonica and Limonaia.
The exclusive restaurant Il Verrocchio have a wonderful terrace overlooking the Arno river.
The Student Hotel
The famous chain already known throughout Europe (present in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Maastricht, Paris, Rotterdam ...) has chosen Florence for its debut in Italy. In a historic building from 1864, known as Palazzo del Sonno or Palazzo delle Ferrovie, the concept remains the winning one of the other Student Hotels: not only a hotel but a hybrid place, which mixes co-living and co-working. Inside, the style is eclectic and colorful, halfway between the pop and industrial mood.
22,000 m2 and 390 rooms organized in different types, from the bedroom to the mini-apartment.
The gem: the rooftop dome view with swimming pool.
Grand Hotel Minerva
A 4-star hotel located in Florence's historic city center. 97-room boutique, with warm, inviting, comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. All the rooms have wooden floors, soft colors on walls holding works by contemporary artists chosen from Florence and Pietrasanta's leading art galleries.
The view from the terrace is breathtaking, with pool to 28°C (83 F°), open from April to October. The Three-Sixty bar is open from April to October.