B4 Astoria Firenze

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Why We Love It

  • This historic hotel where Milton wrote Paradise Lost
  • It's in the city centre, a 5-minute walk from the Duomo & the River Arno
  • The rooftop terrace has excellent city views

Enjoyed This
(9 Member Ratings)
"Our hotel room which looked out over Floence with the most amazing view of Florence Cathedral from the beautiful roof terrace."
20. Jul 2017
Glasgow, UK

Map & Directions

Amerigo Vespucci, Florence's international airport, is 10 minutes away by taxi, and the journey will cost around 16-20€. Alternatively, take a bus to Florence's main bus station, which takes around 10-15 minutes and costs around 3€. The bus station is a 5-minute walk from the hotel. Galileo Galilei Airport, Pisa's International Airport, is around an hour away.

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B4 Astoria Firenze is a grand old hotel in the city centre, a 5-minute walk from the banks of the River Arno and the Duomo, Florence's domed cathedral. The hotel occupies two former palaces: the Palazzo Arrighetti and the Palazzo Gaddi, where Milton wrote Paradise Lost.

The hotel is in Florence's Renaissance heart, surrounded by world-class sights -- it is just around the corner from Santa Maria Novella church. The Accademia, where you’ll find Michelangelo's David, is 10 minutes' walk away. It's a 15-minute walk from the Uffizi Galleries and the Ponte Vecchio, the city's oldest bridge. Day trips to surrounding Tuscan villages are also easy -- the bus station and Santa Maria Novella railway station are both five minutes' walk away.

The hotel's restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine, and has a courtyard garden for al fresco meals. Don't miss the rooftop terrace, which has excellent views over the city.

Rooms have a traditional feel, and are decorated with antiques and frescoes. Deluxe rooms are larger than Classic rooms.



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


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

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Internet access


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Wheelchair accessible

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


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: There is no extra bed available.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request, free of charge.

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: The Hotel is refurbishing the external facades on the internal sides.

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Enjoyed This
(9 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Boscolo Hotels S.P.A (Boscolo B4 Astoria Firenze) over the past 15 months.
3.9 Ambiance
4.6 Location
3.7 Rooms
4.4 Quality of Service
4.1 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Our hotel room which looked out over Floence with the most amazing view of Florence Cathedral from the beautiful roof terrace.
Catherine 20. Jul 2017 Glasgow, UK
Enjoyed Most
All of it from check-in to check-out everything was great.
Shirley 13. Mar 2017 Preston, UK
Enjoyed Most
Comfy room, lovely bed, linen and towels. Plus a good breakfast in a wonderful room.
John 12. Mar 2017 Plymouth, UK
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Other Comments
Breakfast really poor, room poor quality, leaking bath, extremelly hot in the room, cooler did not work....
vaida 12. Mar 2017 LONDON, UK

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