Florence, Italy

Hotel Brunelleschi

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Why We Love It

  • The boutique hotel is a 2-minute walk from the Duomo in the city centre
  • It is a historic property, occupying a medieval tower, & has its own museum
  • The hotel was a Condé Nast Johansens award winner in 2016

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Map & Directions

The hotel is a 30-minute drive south from Florence Peretola Airport. Transfers can be arranged by the hotel with advance notice or taxis are readily available at the airport for around 20€. Alternatively you can take a direct train from the airport to Santa Maria Novella train station. The journey takes around 20 minutes (including a 10-minute walk from the station to the hotel) and tickets cost around 1.50€. If you're flying into Pisa, there's a direct bus into Florence for around 6€. The journey takes around 75 minutes.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Hotel Brunelleschi is a characterful boutique hotel in the heart of Florence. Set in a small piazza two minutes' walk from the Duomo (Florence's cathedral), the hotel "couldn’t be more secluded and more central", says Condé Nast Johansens, who featured the property in their 2016 awards.

Many of the city's Renaissance sights, such as the Medici chapels, the Uffizi Galleries and the Accademia (home to Michelangelo's David), are within a 10-minute walk. The Ponte Vecchio, a medieval bridge lined with shops over the Arno River, is less than 10 minutes' stroll away.

The hotel has an on-site museum, where you can learn more about its history -- it was built around a 6th-century tower, which once served as a women's prison, and a Roman caldarium was discovered beneath the property during the restoration in 1980. Parts of the medieval walls remain, but much of the interior is very modern, with chandeliers, wooden floors and chunky mirrors. The restaurant serves classic Tuscan dishes, and in summer you can dine al fresco on the courtyard terrace. There's a small gym with treadmills and free weights.

Bedrooms have air conditioning, soundproof windows and free Wi-Fi. 

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Chauffeur service (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Baby-sitting service (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Mini bar
  • Jacuzzi in some rooms
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPad on request
  • iPod/iPhone docking station
  • Video games on request
  • Smoking-rooms available

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)

Parking

  • Parking (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

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.

Policies

Check-in: Standard check-in time: 2pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Extra bed available on request in Deluxe, Junior Suite and One bedroom Suite only.
Extra guest charges will apply as follows: 49€ per night for children and 11 and under, 72€ per night for older children and adults.
Infant's cot/crib available on request, free of charge, for children aged 2 and under.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request, free of charge. Pet courtesy kit available on request: 137€. Pets are not allowed in common areas.

Fees: City tax not included in the total price: 4.50€ per person, per night, payable at the hotel.

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: Car parking is charged at 39€ per night.

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

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