Florence, Italy

Cellai Boutique Hotel

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • It's within walking distance of the Duomo & Michelangelo's David
  • The roof garden offers bird's-eye views of the city
  • All Superior Rooms come with a bottle of chianti & the hotel offers a daily free afternoon buffet of tea & cake
  • Bicycle hire is free for roaming the city streets 


Map & Directions

From Florence airport: You can get to downtown Florence either with a taxi (roughly 20€) or with the special Vola in Bus shuttle (run by BusItalia Sita Nord) that you can take from the airport to the central Santa Maria Novella train station. It takes about 20 minutes. The service runs daily, including Sundays and holidays. Departures from the airport are every 30 minutes between 5:30am-8:30 pm, then every hour until 11:45pm. The last shuttle is at 1am. A single is 6€ and a return is 10€.

Rooms & Rates

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Florence is "one of Europe’s most civilised long weekend destinations", says The Daily Telegraph, thanks to its famous art and architecture. A stay at the Hotel Cellai Florence puts you in walking distance of Michelangelo's David (at the Galleria dell'Accademia), the Duomo and the San Lorenzo Market.

Rooms are individually decorated with antiques found in Tuscan markets, as well as original paintings and period furniture. Those at the front of the hotel have soundproof windows. Breakfast can be served in the room at no extra charge. Wi-Fi is free. There is a bottle of chianti in all Superior Rooms.

The Library Bar offers a chance to relax with a glass of chianti while perusing the hotel's collection of art books. Every evening, from 5-7pm, the hotel offers free tea, coffee and cake. There's also a roof garden, that looks over the city and the hills.

Breakfast is served from 7:30-10:45am in the Winter Garden room, which used to be a studio for sculptors from the Academy of Fine Arts in the 1800s. The breakfast buffet includes eggs, salami, ham, cheese, fresh fruit, breads and homemade focaccia, herbal teas and various coffees. You'll be a 2-minute walk from San Lorenzo Food Hall and close to artisanal ice-cream and pastry shops.

The hotel's bicycles are free to use for exploring the city, but there is a fee for hiring mountain bikes for use in the hills and countryside.



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Roof terrace
  • Pet-friendly


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Valet service (fees apply)

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 1pm

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am

Pets: Pets allowed

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 1pm Check-out time is 11am

You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

Know Before You Go

  • All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport.
  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: EUR 30 per night
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.50 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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