You Won't Forget Your Florence Experience at These Hotels

Florence has more than enough hotels to accommodate the many visitors that journey to the city. No matter what kind of hotel you are looking for, you're sure to find something that will work for you and the budget you have set aside for your trip. There are options that will provide you with the kind of experience you want, and the best part is that most of them offer an incredible room with a view.

Think about staying at a place like the Four Seasons in Florence, where you can be a part of some of the history of the city and enjoy some amazing luxuries. You'll find a staff willing to help you with anything you could ever need, and not to mention one of the best pools available in the area of Tuscany.

The Grand Hotel Minvera combines some of the best aspects of Florence into one hotel. The location is one of the best in the city, and if you are planning on bringing your children along to enjoy the beauty of Florence, the Grand Hotel Minvera can help you to find the perfect room situation for you and those you are traveling with. With so many wonderful hotels, there is no way you won't enjoy your time abroad.


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Though the rooms might be smaller than at some of the other hotel options available, Hotel Brunelleschi offers some amazing views and the chance to see Florence at its finest. It's incredibly clean, and you'll find that all the rooms are comfortable with a breakfast included. This is a great spot for couples or newlyweds looking for a more secluded spot still within the city center. You'll find all the amenities that you need with a great staff, and that it deserved its five-star rating. If you want to make sure that you will see all the major sites and you don't have to compromise on comfort, this is the location and the hotel for you.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: If you would like a luxurious experience you won't forget, this is the hotel for you.

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It's hard to find a reasonable hotel located next to the Ponte Vecchio, but the Hotel Delgi Orafi manages to remain one of the best hotels in Florence for years. If you are looking for a spot with a quality view, this is great place to find it with plenty of sights to see from your window. You'll see the gorgeous Palazzo Vecchio and, of course, Florence's most famous bridge. It's also located in the middle of city, so you don't need to worry about making it to each of the major locations. All it takes to see the most beautiful sunset in Florence is to walk a few meters to the bridge where you can take some fantastic photos to bring back home.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: This hotel combines luxury and a quality price with a view.

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A smaller B&B located just a little bit outside the center of the city, you can find a lot of free services here and a great staff willing to help you with anything that you might need. It's cozy and small--perfect for couples looking for a bit of a getaway from the middle of the action and those who need a break from the influx of tourists that tend to overrun the center of the city. Many of the rooms have gorgeous balconies looking out into the garden complex, which is a major luxury in a city like Florence where you have a limited amount of green space and you're surrounded by cobblestone. Breakfast and wifi are also included within the package.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: When you want a quieter, homier experience, you should think about booking here.

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Sometimes we all need a break from city life, and when you are planning on getting away from the crowds of tourists, think about looking into Villa San Michele--it's the perfect amount of distance from the city itself when you need some peace and quiet and you want to enjoy nature, but it's also only a twenty-minute cab ride out of the city. Not only is the pool worth visiting alone, but the villa provides the best of the relaxing Tuscan feel. You'll find yourself sitting back, replacing, and enjoying your time in the sun and away from the noises and constant busyness of the city. For the true "Tuscan" experience, you'll want to book here.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: A great spot when you are looking to get out of the city of Florence.

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Located in the piazza of Santa Maria Novella and near the church of the same name, you're sure to find a pleasurable stay in one of the best parts of the city. It's hard to find a better view, and the fact that guests are located near the city center makes a huge difference when they are looking to enjoy all the sites and make it to the train station on time. It's one of the best places to bring children if you are thinking about taking them along on your Florence adventure, and it will be easy for you to find the perfect room for them--they have suites especially catered to families and guests who would like separate suites for their kids.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: This hotel has a bit of luxury and a wonderful location.

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If you are searching for the perfect location close to all the major monuments, consider looking into the Cavalieri Palace. At the most, it takes ten minutes to walk to all the major sites, and the small staff is one of the friendliest that you will find in Florence. They are happy to help you with any concerns you might have while you are staying there, and during the low season you can often find discounts as well fluffy bathrobes, a full kitchen, a prompt cleaning service, and those ready to help you with your bag when you arrive close to beautiful and vibrant Piazza della Repubblica.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: If you are looking for a bit more room for a good price, this is a great hotel to consider.

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When you are looking for the finest in quality, the Four Seasons in Florence has been known to offer its guests the best in accommodations, style, and memories. You'll find beautiful rooms harkening back to Florence's glory days and the insane amount of wealth that the city had. You'll also find everything you need here: wifi, fluffy bathrobes, and a pool for the days when it is too hot to be out walking on Florence's cobblestone streets. It's one of the most popular spots to book a vacation, so you might want to think about seeing whether you can get your rooms a few months in advance.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: The Four Seasons remains a part of Florence's history and is a wonderful location to find luxury.

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Rocco Forte Hotel Savoy
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If you are looking for a mix of modern and old Italian style, you might want to see if the Rocco Forte has some rooms available for you during your time in Florence. After a recent remodel, the rooms are the perfect combination of old and new, and it's the location if you are planning on staying within the city in style. All modern day conveniences are available here, and yet it still manages to maintain its classic charm and fulfills its wish to be the in between point of the classic beauty of Florence and the contemporary uniqueness of today.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: If you are looking for a combination of old and new, this is the place to be.

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Near the Santa Maria Novella train station, you'll find a bit of old time charm and luxury within the city center. The rooms are definitely considered bigger by European standards, but what really makes this place worth considering is the staff willing to help you with any questions about the accommodations or the city that you may have. Some rooms have an amazing view of the Duomo, and if you considering catching a train or a shuttle to get to your next destination, the location of the hotel is perfect for those who need to stay nearby. Not to mention, everything that you would want to see is only a ten-minute walk away.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: This hotel has great views of some of the most important landmarks in the city.

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The Westin Excelsior, Florence
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Overlooking the Arno River and offering some of the best views of the city, you're sure to find only comfort at this spot. One of the most popular places to journey to when you are looking for a rooftop lounge and an apertivo that will blow your mind, the Westin prides itself on being one of the most gorgeous hotels available in the city. You can find yourself relaxing and enjoying your experience in the heart of Florence without worries. When you want a high-class stay with plenty of amenities and a beautiful view, this is the spot for you.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: The location and the beauty of the hotel make this one of the best places in Florence to enjoy.

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Currently residing in Florence, Alex is a travel writer and author. She is addicted to coffee, reading, and seeing new places. She has been to near fifteen different countries in Europe, all...  More About Alexa