Florence, Italy

Hotel Ville sull'Arno

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Why We Love It

  • 5-star 15th-century villa hotel on the banks of the River Arno
  • Has a heated outdoor swimming pool, plus a spa & wellness centre
  • The restaurant serves authentic Tuscan dishes with a contemporary twist
  • Individually designed rooms with river views & free Wi-Fi

"Attentive service" -- The Daily Telegraph


Map & Directions

From the airports of Pisa and Firenze Peretola, take the shuttle bus to Santa Maria Novella Train Station. From here you can reach the hotel by bus (lines: C2, 11, 14A), or by cab, which will cost 15€ and take approximately 10-15 minutes.

Rooms & Rates

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The 5-star boutique Hotel Ville sull'Arno is a 15th-century villa on the banks of the River Arno in the historic Tuscan city of Florence. The property, which is set in walled landscaped gardens, draws on the city's strong affiliation with Italian art, and is particularly associated with the late 19th-century Macchiaioli painters (early Italian Impressionists).

Ponte Vecchio -- a mediaeval arch bridge over the Arno that's lined with shops and bars -- is a 32-minute walk from the hotel. Piazza della Repubblica and Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore are both approximately 36 minutes by foot. You can also borrow a bike from the hotel and cycle in to the city, which takes around 10 minutes and is a good choice on a hot day, or alternatively you take a taxi to the city, which will cost around 8.50€ each way.

The hotel's Flora & Fauno restaurant and accompanying Dante's Bar are "well-geared to all-year dining: in summer, tables spill out into the garden, while a fireplace keeps things cosy in winter" (The Daily Telegraph). The restaurant serves Italian cuisine and Tuscan specialties with a contemporary twist, and both it and the far offer a good selection of Tuscan wines. There’s also a heated outdoor swimming pool in the grounds, a spa and a wellness centre with an indoor heated pool, a fitness centre, and various health and beauty treatments on offer (charges apply).

The villa features 45 guest rooms, with types ranging from Superior, Deluxe and Executive to Junior Suites and Family Rooms. Most rooms have river views and private balconies, and all are individually decorated in a Florentine style with marble fittings. Upgrade to a Junior Suite, located in the loft, which features Jacuzzi hot tubs on the private river-facing balconies. Wi-Fi is included in all rates.

From the press:

  • "Eclectic interiors [and] attentive service" -- The Daily Telegraph



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Restaurant
  • Spa


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


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


  • Hair-dryer


  • 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.


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: Check-in time starts at 2pm Check-out time is 12pm

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 train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • This property allows pets in specific rooms only. Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, 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.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 22 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 25 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 50 per night

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 hotel:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 5.00 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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