Best Luxury Hotel in Florence Italy

Valerie

As part of our yearly local guide, we came up with the 20 Best Luxury Hotel in Florence, Italy for 2020.

The most popular Luxury Hotel place had thousands of reviews.

  1. Grand Hotel Baglioni (2,018 reviews)
  2. Four Seasons Hotel Firenze (1,566 reviews)
  3. The Westin Excelsior, Florence (1,291 reviews)

The best-rated Luxury Hotel goes to

  1. Four Seasons Hotel Firenze (4.8 ratings)

Below is the list of 20 Best Luxury Hotel in Florence for 2020.

Our Best Luxury Hotel in Florence, Italy are:

Luxury Hotel

Rating

Price

The St. Regis Florence

4.7 stars from 602 ratings

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The Westin Excelsior, Florence

4.7 stars from 1,291 ratings

Expensive $$$

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Hotel Savoy

4.6 stars from 239 ratings

Expensive $$$

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Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

4.8 stars from 1,566 ratings

Very Expensive $$$$$

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San Firenze Suites & Spa

4.8 stars from 93 ratings

Expensive $$$

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Portrait Firenze

4.9 stars from 127 ratings

Very Expensive $$$$$

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Hotel Lungarno

4.7 stars from 225 ratings

Expensive $$$

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Belmond Villa San Michele

4.7 stars from 297 ratings

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Villa Cora

4.8 stars from 540 ratings

Very Expensive $$$$

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Helvetia & Bristol Firenze - Starhotels Collezione

4.6 stars from 289 ratings

Expensive $$$

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Hotel Bernini Palace

4.6 stars from 253 ratings

Expensive $$$

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Hotel Cerretani Firenze - MGallery

4.5 stars from 345 ratings

Moderate $$

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Sina Villa Medici, Autograph Collection

4.5 stars from 453 ratings

Moderate $$

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Grand Hotel Minerva

4.6 stars from 633 ratings

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Baglioni Relais Santa Croce

4.7 stars from 177 ratings

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Hotel Brunelleschi

4.6 stars from 846 ratings

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Ville Sull'Arno

4.7 stars from 254 ratings

Moderate $$

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Continentale

4.6 stars from 170 ratings

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NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa

4.7 stars from 403 ratings

Moderate $$

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Grand Hotel Baglioni

4.4 stars from 2,018 ratings

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The St. Regis Florence

The St. Regis Florence

The St. Regis Florence is best for its elegance and impeccable service. The opulent luxury hotel decorated with antique furniture is a 10-minute walk from Santa Maria Novella train station and 1 km from Florence Cathedral.

Rating: 4.7 stars from 602 ratings

The St. Regis Florence is a historic palace designed by famed Florentine architect, Filippo Brunelleschi around  1400. Originally home to the noble Giuntini family, the palace was converted into a hotel in 1866 and was initially named the Grand Hotel Royal de la Paix.

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Address: Piazza Ognissanti, 1, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 27161

The Westin Excelsior, Florence

The Westin Excelsior, Florence

The Westin Excelsior, Florence is best for its Old World touches like stained glass and tapestries, and a rooftop bar with 360-degree views of the city.

Rating: 4.7 stars from 1,291 ratings

The Westin Excelsior Florence is a 12th-century mansion in a beautiful square on the banks the River Arno is one of the more historic hotels in the centre of Florence due to its classic Florentine look. A mixture of antique furniture that is mixed with modern, stylish bedding and wall decor.

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Address: Piazza Ognissanti, 3, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 27151

Hotel Savoy

Hotel Savoy

Hotel Savoy is best for its in house restaurant Irene which serves authentic Tuscan dining experience with the freshest ingredients.

Rating: 4.6 stars from 239 ratings

Hotel Savoy is located in the heart of Florence, halfway between the Uffizi Gallery and Florence Cathedral. Hotel Savoy is designed by Olga Polizzi, creating a perfect mix -  tasteful and quirky.

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Address: Piazza della Repubblica, 7, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 27351

Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

Four Seasons Hotel Firenze is best for the spectacular private garden – an oasis in the city centre protected from the crowded streets.

Rating: 4.8 stars from 1,566 ratings

Four Seasons Hotel Firenze offers a combination of Old World luxury and lush modern amenities at our quiet garden sanctuary in the heart of Florence.

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Address: Borgo Pinti, 99, 50121 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 26261

San Firenze Suites & Spa

San Firenze Suites & Spa

San Firenze Suites & Spa is best for the private spa as the name of the hotel suggests, perfect for couples on honeymoon.

Rating: 4.8 stars from 93 ratings

San Firenze Suites and Spa is an upscale boutique hotel with just 14 rooms, is housed in a 17th-century building that’s centrally located near all of Florence’s top attractions. The walk is only about 5min to any major attraction. 

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Address: Piazza di S. Firenze, 3A, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 285009

Portrait Firenze

Portrait Firenze

Portrait Firenze is best for its large balcony overlooking Ponte Vecchio – a great place to sip a drink and take in the view.

Rating: 4.9 stars from 127 ratings

Do visit Borgo San Jacopo Restaurant near the hotel. It receives awards by Gambero Rosso and Five Stars Diamond for the best three restaurants of the city. The restaurant offers distinguished flavours of world-class Tuscan and Italian temptations and a private terrace with views of the River Arno.

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Address: Lungarno degli Acciaiuoli, 4, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 2726 8000

Hotel Lungarno

Hotel Lungarno

Hotel Lungarno is best for its picturesque locations around and within the hotel. You can always find a spot to take a selfie here!

Rating: 4.7 stars from 225 ratings

The Lungarno is the flagship hotel of Florentine fashion heir Leonardo Ferragamo's Lungarno Collection and the most traditional of the group. It offers an unbeatable location just steps from the Ponte Vecchio, five-star service, magnificent river views, and gourmet dining.

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Address: Borgo S. Jacopo, 14, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 27261

Belmond Villa San Michele

Belmond Villa San Michele

Belmond Villa San Michele is best for a compact luxurious place on the hills close to Fiesole.

Rating: 4.7 stars from 297 ratings

The stay at Belmond Villa San Michele is one of the best small luxury hotels in Florence. It is named after the church of St Michael the Archangel and has facade attributed to Michelangelo which is a true Renaissance work of art. 

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Address: Via Doccia, 4, 50014 Fiesole FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 567 8200

Villa Cora

Villa Cora

Villa Cora is best for its calm serenity it provides. Villa Cora is a 19th-century building surrounded by a park with outdoor swimming pool.

Rating: 4.8 stars from 540 ratings

Villa Cora is an aristocratic residence built during 1868 when Florence was the Capital of Italy by Baron Oppenheim as a gesture of love for his bride, Eugenia Fenzi. Throughout the years, Villa Cora has become one of the major cultural and cosmopolitan symbols of Florence.

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Address: Viale Machiavelli, 18, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 228790

Helvetia & Bristol Firenze - Starhotels Collezione

Helvetia & Bristol Firenze - Starhotels Collezione

Helvetia & Bristol Firenze - Starhotels Collezione is best for its location. It sits right in the heart of the city's historical centre near Palazzo Strozzi.

Rating: 4.6 stars from 289 ratings

From the very beginning, the Helvetia and Bristol have been an important meeting point for the cultural and historical figureheads of their time, a key point of reference for the scions of upper-class Europeans and especially British families visiting Italy on their Grand Tour of education and adventure.

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Address: Via dei Pescioni, 2, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 26651

Hotel Bernini Palace

Hotel Bernini Palace

Hotel Bernini Palace is best as a family-friendly hotel in Duomo.

Rating: 4.6 stars from 253 ratings

For centuries, the building has been devoted to hospitality. During the 17th century, it was the only hotel in Florence with running water and shelter for guests’ animals. By the mid-19th century, the palace was already known as the elegant Hotel of the Shield of France. Due to its convenient location, it also became the place to meet for members of the House of Parliament and the senators during the time when Florence was the capital of Italy.

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Address: Piazza di S. Firenze, 29, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 288621

Hotel Cerretani Firenze - MGallery

Hotel Cerretani Firenze - MGallery

 

Hotel Cerretani Firenze - MGallery is best for the location due to its walking distance from the railway station – Firenze SM Novella.

Rating: 4.5 stars from 345 ratings

Hotel Cerretani Firenze - MGallery is a polished hotel in a 17th-century building. It is a 4-minute walk from the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and 1 km away from both Renaissance art in the Uffizi Gallery and medieval Ponte Vecchio.

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Address: Via de' Cerretani, 68, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 064 3811

Sina Villa Medici, Autograph Collection

Sina Villa Medici, Autograph Collection

Sina Villa Medici, Autograph Collection is best for its lush private garden with a swimming pool.

Rating: 4.5 stars from 453 ratings

Sina Villa Medici, Autograph Collection has almost all rooms overlook the private garden. It is recognized by the 2020 Forbes Travel Guide, for maintaining the allure and history. The rooms have recently renovated with parquet flooring, modern furnishings, fabrics in shades of grey coordinated with the relaxing colors on the walls.

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Address: Via Il Prato, 42, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 277171

Grand Hotel Minerva

Grand Hotel Minerva

Grand Hotel Minerva is best for its rooftop bar and super friendly staff.

Rating: 4.6 stars from 633 ratings

The Grand Hotel Minerva can be considered to be the oldest hotel in Florence in a modern sense, having grown up in the eighteenth century and being adapted to the function by joining various contiguous dwellings on different levels.

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Address: Piazza di Santa Maria Novella, 16, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 27230

Baglioni Relais Santa Croce

Baglioni Relais Santa Croce

Baglioni Relais Santa Croce is best for its amazing view that overlooks Florence. A perfect stay if you would want to take in the city.

Rating: 4.7 stars from 177 ratings

Baglioni Relais Santa Croce is also home to the Guelfi & Ghibellini Restaurant, on the 1st floor of the Palazzo, and to the Enoteca Pinchiorri, three Michelin-starred, one of Italy's most famed gastronomic establishments.

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Address: Via Ghibellina, 87, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 062 0080

Hotel Brunelleschi

Hotel Brunelleschi

Hotel Brunelleschi is "Best for Meetings or Conferences" according to Condé Nast Johansens' Excellence Awards 2019.

Rating: 4.6 stars from 846 ratings

Hotel Brunelleschi is named after the historic architect Filippo Brunelleschi who built the dome atop the Florence Cathedral. 

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Address: Piazza Sant'Elisabetta, 3, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 27370

Ville Sull'Arno

Ville Sull'Arno

Ville Sull'Arno is best for its picturesque view overlooking river Arno – a quieter part of Florence.  

Rating: 4.7 stars from 254 ratings

Ville Sull'Arno offers accommodation in Florence, right on the banks of the river Arno. It features a restaurant and a free wellness centre with an indoor pool, sauna, and Turkish bath.

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Address: Lungarno Cristoforo Colombo, 1/3/5, 50136 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 670971

Continentale

Continentale  

Continentale is best for its hospitality amongst its staff and an unforgettable view overlooking River Arno.

Rating: 4.6 stars from 170 ratings

A Romantic designed hotel in Florence, Hotel Continentale is the place to see and be seen, a catwalk for fashion and desire in the heart of Florence. The elegant and inviting white colors chosen by Florentine architect Michele Bönan evoke harmony, simplicity, and fantasy.

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Address: Vicolo dell'Oro, 6r, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 27262

NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa

NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa

NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa is best suited for any types of visitors. It is excellent for both business and leisure travellers as well as those a little less mobile. It has ramps and accessible rooms, including one adapted for wheelchair users.

Rating: 4.7 stars from 403 ratings

The Porta Rossa spans five floors and eight centuries and is thought to be Italy’s oldest hotel. It offers a central location, an eclectic mix of contemporary design and period furnishings, a gourmet truffle restaurant, and a love nest with bird’s eye views in one of Florence’s tallest medieval towers.

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Address: Via Porta Rossa, 19, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 271 0911

Grand Hotel Baglioni

Grand Hotel Baglioni

Grand Hotel Baglioni is best for couples due to its romantic décor and atmosphere within the hotel.

Rating: 4.4 stars from 2,018 ratings

The Grand Hotel Baglioni is a structure that is part of the history of Florence. Officially opened on 12 August 1903, over more than 100 years it has played host to kings and heads of state, artists and intellectuals, carving out its place as a true landmark of the cultural and economic life of the city.

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Address: Piazza dell'Unità Italiana, 6, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy, Tel Number: +39 055 23580

Conclusion

We will update our listing yearly and hope you stay in one of these hotel and let us know what you think.

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Valerie Neui
I went to Italy during my university exchange back in 2019. I fell in love with the country, the culture and food. I think I left a piece of me there!
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